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600 entrepreneurs join Caraga-wide seminar

Butuan City (24 May) -- At least 600 business entrepreneurs from different cities and provinces in Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) participated in a one-day business seminar over the weekend at downtown hotel and convention center here.

Academe, cooperatives, local government units (LGU) and other business agencies also joined in the seminar aside from the business sector.

The business seminar was spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Northeastern Mindanao together with "Go Negosyo" for the DTI's One Town One Product Program (OTOP) and micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSME).

Participants, along with various speakers discussed on setting the right mindset in starting a business, creating changes and reaching success, spotting business opportunities and selecting the best market for the business, innovating products and services, proper advertising, subsidizing and managing finances in a business.

The speakers also discussed to the participants the 21 steps on how to start their own business, innovative approach and even marketing approach to make it more competitive.

The primary objective of the seminar is to promote entrepreneurship to the mindset of businessmen and to the existing and potential investors, said Region Xlll DTI Regional Director Brielgo O. Pagaran.

"Know your product and know your market is a very vital ingredient to have sustainable business," stressed Director Pagaran in his message Friday.

During the seminar, Ramon Lopez, executive director of the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship presented the overview of the "Go Negosyo" while Ferdinand Maranon, president and chief executive officer of Sagrex Foods, Inc.; Salvacion Leunberger, founder and chief executive officer of SUL Orchids; and Cathy Brillantes-Turvill, founder and president of Nurture Spa, spoke inspiring stories of successful entrepreneurs, respectively.

Other speakers in the seminar include Efren Sotto, Human Resource Consultant; Paulo Tibig, president V-Cargo and Association of Filipino Franchisers, Inc.; Reuel Virtucio, executive director of Punla sa Tao Foundation; Mylene Abiva, president and chief executive officer of Felta Multimedia, Inc.; and Glenn Baticados, Social Enterprise Development manager, Punla sa Tao Foundation and director of School of Management and Technopreneurship, De La Salle Canlubang.

All the resource speakers gave a special speech about leadership and success, tips on how to start a business and the importance of having a right business at the right place and with a good service, importance of letting the people know about a business product and making people patronize it and how to give sufficient financial support to the business and how to properly handle the money aspects of a business.

The participants in the business seminar came from the cities of Butuan, Bislig, Surigao, Cabadbaran, Bayugan and Tandag and from the provinces of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur. (PIA) [top]

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