Trade Secretary Lapus to grace NEGOSEM for OTOP program
by Lorry V. Gabule
Iligan City (6 May) -- Secretary Jesli A. Lapus of the Department of Trade and Industry will deliver his keynote message to the participants of the Negosyo Seminar (NEGOSEM) for the One Town One Product (OTOP) Program Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (MSMEs).
The Department of Trade and Industry through its Regional Operations and Development Group (DTI-RODG), in coordination with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE) ? Go Negosyo, is organizing the NEGOSEM slated 19 May 2010, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Grand Caprice Restaurant, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City.
The NEGOSEM is aimed at instilling positive entrepreneurial mindset and know-how among the OTOP program MSMEs, as well as potential entrepreneurs from Northern Mindanao, to help them become smarter, enterprising, more innovative and competitive.
DTI together with PCE is working towards empowering and enabling entrepreneurs and would be-entrepreneurs in the area, giving them proper and adequate knowledge on the rudiments of putting up an enterprise, expressed Regional Director Alicia V. Euseń a of DTI in region 10, host to this year's NEGOSEM.
We are enjoining participants at the provincial level to attend this very informative and inspiring 1-day Negosyo Seminar. We will be giving each participant a book on "21 Steps on How to Start your Own Business," said Euseń a.
Experts and successful entrepreneurs from Metro Manila will be sharing their excellent ideas and tips on finding business opportunities, choosing the market for your business, product development and innovation, marketing techniques and micro-financing options.
For confirmation, the participant may contact DTI Lanao del Norte Provincial Office at (063) 221-5532 or 221-5534 and look for Provincial Director Ruel B. Paclipan or fax your confirmation slips at (063) 221-6151. (PIA Lanao del Norte) [top]