Region 12 is one of the most promising regions for investments. With its abundant natural resources; existence of facilities like seaports, road network, airport, fishport and eco-tourism amenities; and the pro-active participation of non-government organizations (NGOs), national government units (LGUs), who could go wrong in investing in SOCCSKSARGEN?
DTI-NERBAC 12 is inviting you to attend the 2nd Region 12 Investment Conference this coming October 6-8 2010 at Family Country Hotel and Convention Center, General Santos City. This R12 Icon is a sequel to the well-attended first R12 Icon held at Paseo del Sol Restaurant last year.
2010's R12 Icon features investment opportunities on Tourism, Resource Based Products, Alternative Energy Sources, ICT and Creative Industry. It is composed of an investment conference, business matching, investment exhibit and company visit.
On October 6, the plenary session in the morning serves as the venue for the presentation of investment opportunities and market prospects on featured products/services namely: moringa, rubber, cassava, coffee, milkfish, coconut, bamboo, ICT/BPO (non-voice), tourism (hotel and resorts), and creative industry (non-BPO IT enabled services). Some personalities and well-known entrepreneurs will present their investment opportunities and market potentials like ABS-CBN Bayan Foundation, Inc. and CCP President Dr. Eduardo Morato, Camarines Sur Governor Luis Ray Villafuerte, Philippine Rubber Industries Association President Mr. Pablito Chua, and among others. The break-out session/business matching in the afternoon covers discussions on production technology and financing. The resource speakers, Chief, Creative Industries Division of CITEM Mr. James Rodney Romana, Agriculturist of DA-CEMIARC Mr. Jessie Lumbao, Assistant Secretary for Tourism Regulation, Coordination and Resource Generation Atty. Ma. Victoria V. Jasmin, and among others, tapped to handle the various topics are known buyers and technology providers on Talk on Technology.
On October 7, the 2nd plenary session in the morning will be the continuation of the 1st part of the plenary session but they will be discussing investment potentials and opportunities in moringa, coconut, milkfish, BPO, and bamboo with speakers SECURA International Mr. Danilo Manayaga, CEO of Coco Technologies Corporation Dr. Justino Arboleda, Vice President for Technical Services of Alson's Aqua Corp. Mr. Ramon Macaraig, and among others. After presenting, Usec. Merly M. Cruz of DTI-Regional Operations and Development Group will give her Keynote Address on Industry Clustering as Strategic Tool for Regional Development. On the other hand, ARD Dorecita T. Delima will present her SMILE Program to the participants who owns MSME's or Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. The break-out session/business matching in the afternoon covers discussions on production technology and financing. The resource speakers, Senior Researcher of DA-CEMIARC 12 Mrs. Marcella Necessito, Senior Research Specialist, PCA Zamboanga Research Center Mr. Ramon Rivera, Vice President for Technical Services of Alson's Aqua Corp. Mr. Ramon Macaraig and among others, tapped to handle the various topics are known buyers and technology providers.
On October 8, will be the last day of the conference, and it will be the Company Tour. This tour will be divided into three: the tour 1 which covers 2 company tours plus Lake Sebu Zip Line experience, the tour 2 which covers 2 company tours plus a White Sand Beach experience at Gumasa, Glan and the tour 3 which covers 2 company tours plus a city tour.
For more info, contact the Secretariat of National Economic Research and Business Assistance Center - Region 12 (NERBAC-XII) at (083) 554-2572, telefax no. (083) 552-8250. You can visit their website at http://www.investinr12.net or visit their office at G/F RA Building, South Osmeña Street, General Santos City.