PHILEXPORT DAVAO GEARING UP FOR
The Philippine Exporters Confederation (Region XI Chapter), Inc. is now all set for the conduct of the Banana Conference that will be staged on October 11-12, 2018 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang Premier, Lanang,
Mr. Ferdinand Y. Maranon, President of Philexport Davao declared that the event in October will bring together local and internatinal experts in the field of technology, quality standards, marketing and plant disease management, who will discuss the various development perspectives and latest updates amidst the challenges that continue to confront the banana industry.
Competition with other banana producing regions, high tariff rates, shipping/freight rates, disease and pestilence being some of the concerns that continue to challenge the banana industry sustainability are some of the points of interests to be deliberated during the event.
The gathering will also include a technology and product exhibition, business networking and trade matchmaking, technical sessions and culinary showcase. Those who would participate in the trade matchmaking are enjoined to submit their area/s of interest for earlier collaboration with potential suppliers and/or buyers.
Banana stakeholders who may be interested to participate in this big event as sponsors, exhibitors, participants to the forum and technical sessions may get in touch with Philexport Davao at telephone number (082) 321-7177 or
email at email@example.com. /msl
2018 GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUCCESSFULLY HELD
The Philippine Exporters Confederation (Region XI Chapter), Inc. has successfully conducted the Annual General Membership Meeting (GMM) in time for its 25 th Anniversary Celebration on March 10, 2018 at the Marina Tuna Function Room, Km. 8, Sasa, Davao City.
Attended by 120 members, the event was highlighted with the election of officers. Private sector representatives were elected to the Board of Trustees who will serve their term of office from 2018-2022.
Commissioner Isidro Lapena graced the occasion as the Keynote Speaker. He also administered the oath of office of the Board of Trustees. Chairman Domingo O. Ang also inducted the forty-three (43) new members of the Chapter.
Another highlight of the occasion was the launching of the Directory of Philexport Members. The directory contained the names of member companies along with their respective products/commodities. It likewise included other information on the programs, projects and services being offered by Philexport Davao.
As part of the anniversary celebration, the new project of Philexport Davao, the Customs Common Bonded Warehouse located at South Bay, R. Castillo, Davao City was also inaugurated with prospective company-users and members of the Board of Trustees in attendance. /msl