The ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines will once again hold the ASEAN Agriculture Summit this coming October 1, 2018 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. Here are eight reasons why you should not miss this summit:

1) POWERHOUSE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS.

This years’ ASEAN Agriculture Summit will present four top of the line keynote speakers who will present their messages and insights on the on-going developments in agriculture enterprises with inclusive business and 3Ms initiatives as a way to share real live learnings and quick wins that stakeholders may glean insights for policy adjustment and system transformation.

On the list are: ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines Chair Joey Concepcion, 2018 ASEAN Business Advisory Council Chair Dr. Robert Yap, Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Pinol and Inang Lupa Foundation President and former secretary of the Department of Agriculture Dr. William Dar.

2) ENGAGE WITH INTERNATIONAL STELLAR FORUM SPEAKERS.

Planning of exploring the international market? Good news!  There will be ASEAN mentors and speakers who will be imparting regional integrated framework on agripreneurship which can be applied to international and Philippine agriculture.

Speakers will discuss the role of different key ecosystem stakeholders in order to mobilize them in crafting and actualizing agriculture sector. To give you snippets of our world-class speaker line up, we will have Dr. Cho Han-Kyu, ​Chief Resource Person, Founder and Promoter, Cho Global Natural Farming, Mr. Oknha Sok Piseth,​ Council Member, ASEAN-BAC Cambodia, Vice Chairman of (Cambodia) Chamber of Commerce, CEO of G Gear Co., Ltd, Ms. Siti Rozaimeriyanty DSLJ HJ ABD Rahman, ​Council Member, ASEAN-BAC Brunei, Mr. Saran Song, ​ Chairman & CEO, Amru Rice Co., Ltd. (Cambodia), Mr. Justo Ortiz,​ Chairman, Blockchain Association of the Philippines, and Chairman, Union Bank of the (Philippines), and Mr. Mark Matthews, ​COO, Business Development, Inclusive Business Practitioners (Melbourne, Australia).

3) ASTUTE MODERATORS.

Each forum will be moderated by personalities. Catch Mr. ​Guillermo “Bill” Luz, ​Private Sector Co-Chairman of the National Competitiveness Council, Mr. Quintin Pastrana, ​Former Anchor of Bloomberg Philippines, Ms. Amor Maclang, ​CEO of Geiser-Maclang and Ms. Josephine Romero,​ CEO of Magpie as they give high-altitude questions during the forum.

4) EXPLORE TIPS AND TRICKS ON AGRIBUSINESS.

Prominent speakers and stakeholders in the agriculture industry will discuss techniques in handling their agribusinesses in their keynote speeches and discussions. Listen as they share some of their personal experience — success and down lows in agribusiness and how they got into the limelight of the business. Also, don’t miss the chance to know why and how agriculture can be the biggest game changer in the advancement of the country.

5) ESTABLISH STRONG NETWORKS.

Attendees will get a chance to be acquainted by fellow agripreneurs and can harness relationships with the experts in the industry. Be mentored by successful agripreneurs and be connected to financial institutions in order to grow your business. Expand your network through the ASEAN Agriculture Summit!

6) CATCH UP ON THE LATEST TREND.

On its second run, ASEAN Agriculture Summit 2018 will showcase five forums featuring key players and stakeholders in the agriculture industry. The panel discussions will elaborate on the following key topics:

1) Shaping the future of food security and agriculture;
2) 3Ms model as championed in the agriculture Industry;
3) Technology and innovation as game-changers in agriculture;
4) Inclusive finance for agribusiness
5) Platforms and opportunities in growing agriculture market access.

Witness comprehensive forum with outstanding speakers, stakeholders and experts from different countries.

7) BE INSPIRED TO PURSUE AGRIPRENEURSHIP.

Pioneering this year, the first AGROW Awards will be recognizing over 30 agripreneurs, inclusive private sector agribusinesses, and game-changing innovators across the ASEAN region who have been successful in modernizing and developing the Philippine or ASEAN agriculture landscape.

Learn more about the success stories of the AGROW awardees and be inspired to immerse in the growing agriculture sector.

8) WALK-INS ARE ACCEPTED.

Missed the chance to register online? Worry no more!  You can still go to the event on the day itself.

This is your chance to know more about the agriculture industry and grow your own agri business model. Learn from the experts and be inspired by their success stories.

      We are still accepting delegates for the 2018 ASEAN Agriculture Summit!


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