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The 5th Philippine SME Business Expo (PHILSME) opened successfully last November 03-04, 2017 at SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. The PHILSME showcased over 118 exhibitors with over 200 brands and was attended by 10,000 visitors.

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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 Philippines’ Largest Business-2-Business Expo, Conference and Networking Event for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), featuring 200 Business Solutions & Opportunities, 20 Seminars, Talks & Company Presentations with 10,000 visitors in only 2 days, all in 1 place.

Adsventure
Go For Gold
Cignal TV
Beelove
AXA Philippines
UTrade
Adsventure
Go For Gold
AXA Philippines
Cignal TV
Beelove
UTrade
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Business Solutions
Business Opportunities
Opening Ceremony
The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was attended by senior level executives from various business industries. Present were (from left to right): Dino Dormiendo, Regional Head for NCR and STBR of Scratch It; Dodjie Perdigon, Sales Manager of FedEx; Goro Kasahara, Customer Success Specialist & Evangelist of Benchmark; Jefferson Carlos Cordova, Area Officer of Cebuana Lhuillier; David Abrenilla, CEO of Mediacom Solutions, Founder and Organizer of the Philippine SME Business Expo; Surendran Vangadasalam, General Manager for SMB Business in Singapore & Philippines of Cisco; Chereylyn Pheng Umlas, Corporate Sales Head of AirAsia Philippines; Bryan Aganon, Inbound Sales Team Head of Esquire Financing; Lars Wittig, Country Head for Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia of Regus and Rudolf Kotik, Founder of RK Franchise Consultancy.
David Abrenilla
Mr. David Abrenilla, CEO of Mediacom Solutions Inc. and Founder of the Philippine SME Business Expo gave an update about the expo and welcomed guests and VIPs.
PhilSME 2016
Mr. Lars Wittig, Country Head for Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia of Regus welcomed visitors and exhibitors.
Sponsors
The 5th Philippine SME Business Expo is sponsored by Regus, Esquire Financing Inc, AirAsia, Cisco, Cebuana Lhuillier, Medicard, CustomThread, Benchmark, ScratchIt and FedEx Express.
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GOLD SPONSORS
Regus offered virtual office and workspace for rent for SME’s and entrepreneurs with over 3,000 locations,900 cities in 120 countries.
Esquire Financing offered fast, hassle-free, non-collateral business loans to SME’s.
SILVER SPONSORS
CebuanaLuiller
Cebuana Lhuillier offered SME’s financial services such as Microloans, remittances, Microinsurance, Bills Payment, Banking, Collections, and Payout Services.
AirAsia
AirAsia offered visitors with low fares online to over 120 destinations across Asia.
Cisco
Cisco presented an Enterprise Class Technology tailored for SME’s.
MediCard
MediCard showcased HMO Services to SME’s. This includes emergency care, hospital confinement, preventive health care, dental care and out-patient consultation services.
CustomThread
CustomThread presented a cuztomizable jacket apparels for SME’s. 
Benchmark
Benchmark Email offered powerful and simple  email Engagement tools to the SME’s.
Scracthit
ScratchIt offered business retailership opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
FedEx

FedEx Express presented a wide portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services for SME’s.

Industry Talks

The 5th Philippine SME Business Expo featured 20 Seminars, Talks & Company Presentations from various industry experts.

Day 1
Trixie Esguerra
Ms. Trixie Esguerra, the owner of Wrap-It-Up and host for the 1st day, energized the audience of the 5th Philippine SME Business Expo.
Esquire
Mr. Bryan Aganon, Inbound Sales Team Head of Esquire Financing shared his insights about Business Financing Solutions for SME’s.
AirAsia
Ms. Chereylyn Pheng Umlas, Corporate Sales Executive of AirAsia shared her insights about Affordable Travel Solutions for SME’s.
MediCard
Pauleen R. Faustino, MD DPCOM, Assistant Manager for Health Promotion of Medicard shared her insights about the importance to Invest in your Employees Wellness.
Regus
Mr. Lars Wittig, Country Head for  Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia of Regus talked about Finding the Perfect Workplace for Your Small Business.
Scratchit
Mr. Dino Dormiendo, Regional Head for (NCR) National Capital Region and (STBR) Southern Tagalog and Bicol Region of ScratchIt shared his insights about Benefits of Business Retailership.
Cisco
Mr. Surendran Vangadasalam, General Manager for SMB Business in Singapore & Philippines of Cisco Systems shared his insights on Starting Your Business with Affordable Technology Solutions.
FedEx
Mr. Rodante Perdigon, Sales Manager of Fedex Express provided guidelines in Choosing the Right Logistics Partner for Your Business.
MediaCom
Ms. Mae Castro, Event Project Manager of Mediacom Solutions shared Tips and Trends on Organizing Corporate Events for SME’s.
Xirrus
Ms. Jessica Joy Avelino, Business Development Specialist of Xirrus talked about the importance to Invest in a Convenient Accounting Software.
CignalTV
Mr. Marc Allen Jay Villasenor, Training Supervisor and Mr. Geoffrey Earl Guzman, Retail Operations Manager of Cignal TV talked about What to Know about Dealership.
Cebuana
Mr. Jefferson Carlos Cordova, Area Officer of Cebuana Lhuillier presented Why You Should Consider Being a Co-Business Partner.
Day 2
Gelaine
Ms. Gelaine Resurreccion, graced the program as she hosted the last day of the 5th Philippine SME Business Expo.
RBGPhilippines
Mr. Raymond Lim, CEO and Founder of RBG Philippines Inc. shared his insights about Strategies to Improve Your Business Revenue.
AirAsia
Ms. Chereylyn Pheng Umlas, Corporate Sales Executive of AirAsia presented the Low-cost Business Travel Guide for SME’s.
MediCard
Mr. Robert John T. Chainani, Sales and Business Development Manager of MediCard presented Budget Wise Healthcare for Start-Ups.
Regus
Mr. Lars Wittig, Country Head for Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia of Regus, presented How to Build Your Startup Office Successfully.
Cisco
Mr. Aniruddha Das, Business Development Manager of Cisco, shared his insights on the Basics of Starting a Business.
Esquire
Mr. Lou Zandrian Lobrin, Marketing and Sustainability Officer of Esquire Financing shared his insights on How to Effectively Finance Your Business.
FedEx
Mr. Rodante Perdigon, Sales Manager of Fedex Express shared his insights on How to connect SME’s to the Global Market.
Scratchit
Mr. Dino Dormiendo, Regional Head for the National Capital Region (NCR) and Southern Tagalog and Bicol Region (STBR) for ScratchIt presented the latest ScratchIt Business Opportunity.
Huris
Mr. Juan Carlos Medina, Consultant of Human Resource Innovations and Solutions educated audience on how to Strategically Grow your Business.
SpaceSolutions
Ms. Armina O. Mangune, Business Manager of Space Solutions by Marajo Group​ presented Why Every Business Should Invest in A Storage Space.
PowerFill
Mr. Monciar Bautista, Director for International Sales and Marketing of Powerfill presented Co-Ownership Business Opportunity.
Master-Siomai
Mr. Jose Dennis L. Ferrer, Certified Franchise Executive of Master Siomai presented Why You Should Invest in a Food Cart Business?
RK-Franchise
Mr. Rudolf Kotik, Founder of RK Franchise Consultancy presented Franchising 101.
BN-Whitening
Ms. Bianca Patricia Naranjo-Kanakan, CEO of BN Whitening Shoppe presented the latest Beauty and Wellness Business Opportunity.
Cebuana
Mr. Vincent Nichols Arienza, Area Officer in Taguig area of  PJ Lhuillier presented Learning about Microfinance Loans for SME’s.
Exhibitor Highlights and Networking
The Philippine SME Business Expo is the perfect place to network with Small and Medium Enterprise Business Owners and to build new business relationships and partnerships. The expo featured 200 Business Solutions and Opportunities from hundreds of exhibiting companies.

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

QuadranAlpha

Quadrant Alpha offered Cloud-based business software solutions.

Petnet

Petnet offers Payment Transaction Services for SME’s.

Maxicare

Maxicare offered HMO packages to SME’s.

BeeLove

Beelove offered organic food products to visitors.

Azalea

Azalea Hotels and residences offered leisure hotel accommodation in Boracay and Baguio.

Jrac

J.R.A.C. Paint Center offered paint supply solutions for Startups.

DHL

DHL offered logistics solutions to SME’s.

Huris

Huris Inc offered Human Resource Services for SME’s.

SolutionsFoundry

Solutions Foundry offered cloud based accounting Solutions to SME’s.

Versatile

Versatile Enterprises offered personalized caps and bags as corporate giveaways to business owners.

Regus

Regus offered virtual office and workspace for rent for SME’s and entrepreneurs with over 3,000 locations,900 cities in 120 countries.

PowerSteel

Powersteel offered steel equipment for SME’s.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Kyzen

Kyzen offered Laundry Business Opportunities for aspiring Entrepreneurs.

KappuPuteto

Kappu Potet’o offered food cart franchising to the visitors.

BNWhitening

BN Whitening Shoppe offered dealership with a low capital.

Alveo

Alveo Land offered high-rise condominiums to visitors.

RKFranchise

RK Franchise Consultancy offered consulting to SME businesses owners that like to franchise their business and to aspiring Entrepreneurs that like to invest into a Franchise.

Scratchit

ScratchIt offered Lottery Retailership to the visitors of the expo.

SignalTV

Cignal TV offered national Dealerships.

GoForGold

Go for Gold offered Multi-Level marketing promoting beauty products.

Brand Awards
With all the hard work that exhibitors put to make their booth stand out, we are happy to announce the winners of the Brand Awards 2017. Congratulations to the  Most Interactive Booth, Most Popular Booth and Outstanding Booth Design!

MOST INTERACTIVE BOOTH

MediCard

Medicard Philippines

MOST POPULAR BOOTH

Scratchit

Scratchit

OUTSTANDING BOOTH DESIGN

Custom-Thread

Custom Thread

Exhibitor Testimonials
“Foot traffic has been enormous, it’s very good, definitely the event has given that exposure that we needed.” Bryan Aganon

Inbound Sales Head, Esquire Financing Inc

Esquire

“We have been one of the very early participants of this expo since the Philippine SME Business Expo started this great event about 5 years ago. We have enjoyed every year participating because interaction is very valuable to us.”

Lars Wittig

Country Head for Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia, Regus

Axa

“We not only get to meet SME’s, but also get to meet a lot of partnering companies. The Philippine SME Business Expo is a great platform where we get to showcase our services for SME’s, we are very satisfied with the event.”

Aniruddha Das

Business Development Manager, Cisco System

Huris
“The event is good, it’s a great opportunity for us to showcase our services and connect with SME’s.” Chereylyn Pheng Umlas

Corporate Sales Head for Philippines, Philippines Air Asia

AirAsia

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