POST EVENT SUMMARY
The Philippine SME Business Expo (PHILSME) opened successfully last October 21-22, 2016 at SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. With a tagline of “Boost Your Business”, The PHILSME showcased over 112 exhibitors with over 180 brands and was attended by 10,000 visitors.
About the Event
The Philippine Small and Medium Enterprise Business Expo [PHILSME] is the leading trade show dedicated to promote Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in the Philippines.
PHILSME is a 2-day event that provides information on the latest innovations and trends presented in an interactive program composed of seminars, forums, workshops, product presentations and other activities that provide growth opportunities enabling SME’s to be competitive in the ASEAN Economic Community.
The opening ceremony was attended by senior level executives from various industries. Present were (From left to right) Carlo Cruz, Area Manager of Regus, Jikiri Clerino, SME Sales Manager of Cebuana Lhuillier, Dennis Ng, CEO & Founder of Mober, Bo Evangelista, Marketing Manager of Federal Express Pacific LLC, Rajan Uttamchandani, Chairman and CEO. of Esquire Financing, Maria Cheska Mandap, SAVP for Sales and Distribution of Philcare, Mary Ang, CEO of BCS Systems & Technologies Inc, ,Elainne Platon, Business Development and Marketing Head. of 2GO Express, David Abrenilla, Founder and Managing Director of Philippine SME Business Expo and CEO of Mediacom Solutions Inc, and Rudolf Kotik, Founder of RK Franchise Consultancy.
The Philippine SME Business Expo will not be made possible without its sponsors. Special thanks goes to PLDT SME Nation, Esquire Financing, Mc Graphic Carranz, Regus, Cebuana Lhuillier, Federal Express Pacific LLC, Mober, Philhealthcare Inc., BCS Systems Management, 2GO Express and Benchmark.
Company presentations and Entrepreneur talks filled the 4th Philippine SME Business Expo with lots of wonderful insights and new business trends from various industry experts.
Exhibitor Highlighs and Networking
Networking was one of the highlights of the event. SME’s found many solutions for their business as well as discover new business opportunities.
Visitors had fun with lots of raffle prizes they received from sponsors and exhibitors!
The 4th Philippine SME Business Expo recognized its outstanding exhibitors. Outstanding Booth Design was awarded to PLDT SME Nation, Most Interactive Booth was received by Federal Express Pacific LLC and Mr. Geek took home the Most Popular Booth.
“We’ve seen a lot of SME’s and familiar faces. Mostly we’re happy to know that a lot of SME’s are here to join whether an exhibitor or some who are looking for additional businesses.”Paul Estrebillo
“This is a successful event wherein you meet a lot of people, you see a lot of products and services and you can also promote your product. We encourage all business people to join the Philippine SME Business Expo.”Louie Ocampo
“This is a great event, it’s well attended, there’s a lot of new companies that are very interesting. Philippine SME Business Expo is a very good mix of SME’s that people can take advantage of.”Francis Oliva
“The Philippine SME Business Expo is a great opportunity for everybody who wants to either engage in business or grow their business, and this is exactly why we joined this expo, to help people who want to grow their business particularly in franchising.”Rudolf Kotik
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