Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry Officers are scheduled on a three-day Philippine Business Conference & Exposition (PBC & E) starting today until October 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.
A major highlight of PBC & E is the annual awards where CCCI is vying for the Most Outstanding Chamber in the Philippines. CCCI was recognized of its outstanding performance as an advocate of Philippine business & received the Hall of Fame Award in 1997 after being the Most Outstanding Chamber in the Philippines for two (2) consecutive years 1995-1996. On October 13, 2005 (Thursday), Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will conclude the Plenary to confer the awards.
The following CCCI officers who will participate the PBC & E are: Mr. Carlos Co, Mr. Jose Ng, Mr. Roberto Gothong, Mr. Ted Locson & Mr. Prudencio Gesta. This yearâ€™s conference also 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.