THE PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO – “Your SME Business Gateway”, the country’s premier business expo to be held at the SMX Convention Center Taguig, located at the 3rd floor of SM AuraPremier, on July 12 to 14, lays down a roster of prominent personality to speak during the three-day event.

On this three-day expo, participants and visitors will get the latest industry insights through the country’s leading business experts and leaders. Visitors will also be able to enjoy exciting discounts and raffle prizes which include gift certificates, an iPad and a brand new car.

Register online for FREE at http://philippinesmebusinessexpo.com/registration.php and get updated through Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PhilippineSMEBusinessExpo and Twitter: http://twitter.com/PhilSMEexpo via #EmpoweringSME.

July 12, 2013 (Friday):

2:30-3:30pm – “THE IMPACT OF THE TAX SYSTEM ON SMEs” with Mr. Mon Abrea,                           President, CSR Philippines and Chief Strategy Officer, Abrea Consulting Group

4:00-5:00pm – “SOCIAL ENTERPRISES AND ECO-FRIENDLY CONCEPTS” with Ms.                                     Charlene Tan of Good Food Community, Ms. Reese Fernandez, President of Rags2Riches & Ms. Noreen Bautista of Jacinto and Lirio.

5:00-6:00pm – “HEALTH, BEAUTY AND WELLNESS ENTERPRISES with Ms. Cory                             Quirino, Health and Wellness Guru and Coach Rio de la Cruz, Running Coach and Event Organizer.

6:00-7:00pm – “COMPANY BRANDING & DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIES” with Mr. Ralph Wunsch, President, MetroDeal Manila.

July 13, 2013 (Saturday):

2:00-2:45pm – “4 SITUATIONAL MODES OF MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP FOR SMEs” with Mr. Rowen Untivero, Partner, Senior Consultant & Head of Sales                                  Practice, Mansmith and Fielders, Inc.

4:00-4:45pm – “DIGITAL ENTREPRENEUR MINDSET” with Ms. Janette C. Toral, E-Commerce Specialists, DigitalFilipino.com

4:45-5:30pm – “SECRETS OF TYCOONS SMEs CAN LEARN FROM” with Mr. Wilson Lee  Flores, Palanca Award Winner and Philippine Star Columnist.

6:00-7:00pm – “WHY VALUES MATTER IN BUSINESS” with Mr. Judah Paolo, President, Lead Out Coaching & Consultancy, Inc

July 14, 2013 (Sunday):

 11:00am-12:00nn – “UNLOCK THE SECRETS TO SUCCESS” with Mr. CHINKEE TAN, Motivational Speaker & Wealth Coach.

3:00-3:45pm – “A TALK ON PERSONAL FINANCE” with Mr. Randell Tiongson, Director of Registered Financial Planner Institute of the Philippines.

3:45-4:30pm – “CRISIS MARKETING MANAGEMENT” with Mr. Alex Flores, Philippine                          Marketing Association.

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PhilSME Expo 2013 Empowers Social Entrepreneurs


As the Philippines experiences a booming economy, the PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO 2013 will help push this further by featuring well-known and successful entrepreneurs Illac Diaz of My Shelter Foundation and Charlene Tan of Good Food Community (GFC) to talk about Social Entrepreneurship. These entrepreneurs with a big heart for the community will give great insights and tips to aspiring entrepreneurs who want to combine their business ideas with a mission to empower their respective communities.

GFC Founder Charlene Tan developed a community-shared agriculture system that builds up relationship with their farmers and provides them stable livelihood at the same time cultivating a healthy lifestyle for their clients through their fresh, organic harvest that are delivered straight to their homes in Metro Manila.

“In line with the PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO 2013 advocacy to empower Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and our partners, we are looking forward to empower more social entrepreneurs and enlighten more people on how they can do business while helping their community,” says Expo Organizer David Abrenilla.

The Philippine SME Business Expo invited over hundreds of enterprises from various industries to exhibit their products and services, as well as share their valuable vision to visitors and exhibitors who are looking forward to explore more business opportunities. Some of the featured companies are Esquire Financing, Rags2Riches, Metrodeal, Jacinto and Lirio and Hybrid Social Solutions.

Exhibitors and participants will also be stirred up as top entrepreneurs like Randell Tiongson, motivational speaker and Director of Registered Financial Planner Institute of the Philippines and Judah Paolo, celebrity host and founder of Lead Out give motivational talks and pass on knowledge during the expo. The PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO 2013 is presented by Esquire Financing Inc., organized by MEDIACOM Solutions Inc., co-presented by Buy-A-Car, Capitalife, PLDT KaAsenso and supported by the DTI-BSMED.

This three-day event will be held on July 12-14, 2013 at the SMX Convention Center Taguig, located at the 3rd floor of SM Aura Premier, Taguig City. The event is open to the public for FREE and visitors can explore hundreds of booths, avail of exhibitors’ special ofers and discounts and take home great raffle prizes.

To experience and be part of this year’s premier SME Business Expo 2013, register online at www.philippinesmebusinessexpo.com 


Good Food Community founder Charlene Tan along with her team harvesting the fresh organic vegetables ready to be delivered.


Shown at the contract-signing on April 26, 2013 are (from left): SMX Director of Sales, Ms. Charry B. Casabar; SMX VP and General Manager Dexter Deyto; MediaCom Solutions Inc. CEO and Philippine SME Business Expo 2013 Organizer, David Abrenilla, and SMX Asst. VP of Sales and Marketing, Marivic Marquez.


(From left) Leading  social  entrepreneur  and  founder  of MyShelterFoundation, lllac Diaz; Esquire Financing Inc. Vice President of Corp. Development, Ravi Uttamchandani; Beauty&Wellness Guru, Cory Quirino; MEDIACOM Solutions Inc. CEO and Philippine SME Business Expo 2013 organizer, David Abrenilla; TV Host and founder of Lead Out Inc., Judah Paolo; motivational speaker, Randell Tiongson at the Philippine SME Business Expo 2013 Press Conference, held at Hotel Celeste.

For questions and inquiries please contact Justine Tan / Corporate Communications Manager at justine@mediacom.ph, Office: 02.843.2174, Mobile: 0917.521.5553.

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Expo supports advocacy of empowering SMEs


Due to the rapid and overwhelming growth of the country’s economy, the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are currently experiencing a window of opportunity to rise up and expand their horizons. Mediacom Solutions Inc. in partnership with Esquire Financing Inc., the leader in growth stage financing, together with co-presenters PLDT Ka-Asenso, Buy-A-Car and Capitalife, are presenting this year’s premier business expo, the Philippine SME Business Expo 2013 – “Your SME Business Gateway”, dedicated to empower the nation’s growing SMEs and Entrepreneurs, to be held on July 12 to 14 at the SMX Convention Center Taguig, located at the 3rd floor of the SM Aura Premier, Taguig City.

This three-day expo & convention will showcase the growing SMEs where both, exhibitors and guests from all around the world can build synergies and business relations by presenting their products and services among the SME community to strengthen their business and empower the nation’s growth. The venue offers brimming opportunities and a great deal of invaluable services like workshops, seminars, educational classes, product launches and contest that will help SMEs, franchising businesses and entrepreneurs from various business sectors. “SMEs are the back bone of the Philippine economy and the largest job generator. We understand the need of this growing market and look forward to empower the SMEs together with our advocacy partner” says Philippine SME Business Expo 2013 organizer, David Abrenilla.

Participants will be inspired and get the latest industry insights from speakers like celebrity runner Coach Rio dela Cruz of Runrio, best-selling book author and wealth coach Chinkee Tan, Rolex Awards for Enterprise Awardee Reese Fernandez, Beauty and Wellness Guru, Cory Quirino, motivational speaker, Randell Tiongson and many more. The event will also feature exciting discounts and prizes that visitors can enjoy. A car will also be raffled on site to one of the lucky participating guest during the expo. To know more about the Philippine SME Business Expo, you may visit:

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