Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry is scheduled to participate a three-day Philippine Business Conference & Exposition (PBC & E) from October 11 to 13 , 2005 at the Manila Hotel. The conference theme for this year, ONE. GLOBAL. FILIPINO. â€œCrossing Boundariesâ€ recognizes the essential role that the business community plays in advancing enterprise competitiveness in an era of borderless trade.
The 31st Philippine Business Conference & Exposition is organized by Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). For over three decades now, the PBC & E has been the premiere venue for government-private sector dialogue. Throughout its existence, it has attracted over 50,000 delegates and more than 2,000 exhibitors from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industryâ€™s extensive network of domestic and foreign leaders of business.
This yearâ€™s conference highlights opportunities that take advantage of the competitive edge of Philippine enterprises and its labor force. Various experts will give extensive insights on the success factors of investment areas such as Call Centers, Franchising, Tourism, Education, Medical Services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs). The conference will also touch on how technological tools can help business run better, as well as developments in the agricultural and manpower sectors.
A major highlights of PBC & E is the annual awards where CCCI is nominating Cebu Provincial Government & Cebu City Government for the Most Business Friendly Local Government Unit Awards in the Visayas. Cebu City and the Cebu Province has been a strong and consistent supporter of trade & industry and are very responsive to all efforts towards the development of Cebu and the region as a whole.
PCCI also gives recognition to companies / enterprises who have demonstrated the most innovative and outstanding environmental performance as part of a sustainable development strategy, delivering proven business benefits. Companies who are nominated by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the E 3 (Excellence in Ecology and Economy Awards) are the following: Lexmark Intâ€™l. (Phils.) Inc., Center for Industrial Technology & Enterprise, Fairchild Semiconductor (Phils.) Inc., Mactan Rock Industries, Inc., International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Sunpride Foods, Inc. & San Miguel Foods.