DCCCII evaluates impact of SMED Week
by Prix D Banzon
Davao City (1 July) -- The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) is into evaluating and assessing the impact on the holding of the Small and Medium Enterprise Development (SMED) Week 2008 where activities are mounted that allows among others their respective businesses to be showcased.
Simeon P. Marfori II, DCCCII president at the Kapehan sa Dabaw at Café Reysus of SM City Davao they are reviewing the activities held on what truly is the impact.
It will be the 8th SME Week celebration this year he said and normally they gauge the contribution based on the sales of the participating SMEs.
He said it would be high time to look on deeper input regarding the initiatives of SME Council and the SME Week for the small and medium entrepreneurs.
Marfori however look at the trainings held that support the SMEs as this would support the small businesses improve on their products.
"We expect to come up with the result of the evaluation after the July 7-13, 2008 activities," he said.
Marfori said they would look at the current set up whether they would want to do it that way or consider other sector to participate like that of the local government units.
As far as the celebration this year is concerned he said the SME Exhibit will be held in three venue to allow more participation of SMEs namely at SM City Atrium, NCCC Mall Activity Center and at the Sangguniang Panglungsod.
There will also be training where focus will on guide to food safety for hotels and restaurants. Assessment fees ranges from P50 to P500 depending on the category of participants but this includes snacks, kits and certificates.
Topics of the seminar are on Good Agricultural Practices, Developing an Import-Export Business, Financing Forum 2008: Opportunities and Business Support at a Global Perspective, Seminar on Barangay Business Registry. There will also be the 2008 Negosyo Forum on How to Jumpstart Business with the Experts. (PIA) [top]