The Rotary Club of Mutya ng Pasig, Pasig Business Club and Ex-Link Events opened the 8th Philippine Business and Entrepreneurs’ Expo at the Megatrade Hall 1 of SM Megamall with a bang, as representatives from government and civic organizations attending the said occasion.
Among the guests present in the opening are Cooperative Development Authority OIC Chief for Project Development and Assistance Division Mr. Julio Casilan, Bank Marketing Association of the Philippines’ Director for Industry Relations Mr. Miguel Angelo C. Villa-Real, Pasig City Business Club President Ms. Elvie Tarrobal, Ortigas Center Association Inc. General Manager Ms. Malou B. Reyes, Rotary International District 3800 Governor for RY 2017-2018 Atty. Salvador C. Quimpo, Rotary Club of Mutya ng Pasig President for RY 2017-2018 Ms. Mary Ann Ong Santiago, and Rotary Club Presidents from the Pasig City area.
Ex-Link Events Chief Executive Officer Ms. Michelle D. Ballesteros gave emphasis on the Unlad-Kaakbay Community Livelihood Expo Promotion and Market-Matching Project, wherein the Rotary Club of Mutya ng Pasig and Ex-Link Events help community entrepreneurs in showcasing their products and services to the general public, taking into account how Ex-Link has been helping entrepreneurs to grow their business almost seventeen years ago with its first Hobbies Turned Business Fair.
This year’s beneficiaries are community livelihood enterprise from Pasig City selling desserts, peanut butter, bracelets, curtains and rags; Live for Others Movement supported by the Rotary Club of Mutya ng Pasig; and the Kabuhayan sa Waterlily livelihood project of the Rotary Club of Pasig.
The 8th Philippine Business and Entrepreneurs’ Expo is sponsored by AXA Philippines, Eastwood Global Plaza Luxury Residences, Golfhill Gardens, CDO, Citibank, Jack N’ Jill Calbee, Nissin Ramen, Brother Philippine, Enchanted Kingdom and Hotel Sogo; and supported by Rotary International District 3800 – Zone 6, the Rotary Club of Mutya ng Pasig, Pasig City Business Club, Bank Marketing Association of the Philippines, Department of Trade and Industry, Ka-Entrep Micro and Small Entrepreneurs Organization of the Philippines, and Chase Technologies Corporation; with media partners GMA, Barangay LS 97.1, Asenso Pinoy, EntrepTV, Light Network, Star Music, 702 DZAS, Business Café, Malaya Business Insight, BusinessWorld, The Manila Times, MoneySense magazine, Locale City Guide, Azrael’s Merryland, Astig.ph, PSST.ph, Negosentro, World Executives Digest, Wazzup Pilipinas, Pisig Ad Network and Young Entrepreneurs’ Society of the Philippines.