The PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO – “Your SME Business Gateway”, the country’s premier business expo dedicated to empower the Small and Medium Enterprises and nurture entrepreneurship, was officially launched on July 12, 2013, at the SMX Convention Center Taguig, 3rd level of SM Aura Premier.
Included among the personalities who attended the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremonies where:
Esquire Financing Inc. – CEO, Rajan Uttamchandani,
SMX Convention Center Vice President and General Manager – Dexter Deyto,
PLDT First Vice President and Head of SME Nation – Kat Luna- Abelarde
GeiserMaclang Founder – Amor Maclang
Lead Out President – Judah Paolo
Registered Financial Planners Philippines – Randell Tiongson
Wellness Queen – Ms Cory Quirino
Multi-awarded journalist – Mr. Wilson Lee Flores,
Advocates gathered to welcome the opening remarks from event organizer Mr. David Abrenilla, CEO of MediaCom Solutions Inc. and Mr. Rajan Uttamchandani, CEO of Esquire Financing Inc.
Mr.Uttamchandani highlighted that the newly established economic growth can be further boosted by strengthening the SMEs in the country, saying “We’ve all been hearing about the Philippines’ growth story and how the nation is growing, this new growth is gonna come from the SME sector”.
Another SME Ambassador, Kat Luna-Abelarde of SME Nation added that “To gain a competitive edge, SMEs need to invest and embrace technology.”
Gracing the festivities was a special number by ABS-CBN’s X-Factor finalist Joan Da.
THE PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO – “Your SME Business Gateway” aims to strengthen the country’s growing SMEs and their gateway towards innovation in the Philippine market. The expo also offers the SME Leaders Talk, where participants and visitors will get the chance to learn the latest SME trends and insights through the country’s well-known business experts and leaders.