Bringing together more than 50 top-notch global speakers, the ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN), ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) Philippines, together with Go Negosyo and the Department of Agriculture (DA) Philippines, will once again hold the most anticipated and biggest ASEAN Agriculture Summit on October 1, 2018, at SMX Convention Center Manila, Pasay City.
With the theme “Champions and Emerging Icons of Inclusive Business, Technology and Innovation in Agriculture,” the summit aims to showcase how agriculture is a game changer by bringing together various stakeholders of the diverse agriculture ecosystem who will present ongoing developments in agriculture enterprises with inclusive business and 3Ms initiatives (Mentorship, Money and Market) as a way to share real live learnings.
More than 2,000 participants are expected to come in the ASEAN Agriculture Summit. In the list are the exemplary icons in the industry, cooperatives, aspiring and existing agri-entrepreneurs, as well as students and teachers from all over the country.
ASEAN BAC Philippines Chair Joey Concepcion, 2018 ASEAN BAC Chair Dr. Robert Yap, Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Pinol, and Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat will deliver their keynote messages during the summit.
Also, in the effort to make agriculture sector a sustainable growth driver and game-changer in ASEAN, the ASEAN BAC Philippines will recognize outstanding agribusinesses, entrepreneurs, and innovators who have shown exceptional feats in the agriculture sector in the first-ever AGROW Awards. This aims to award the sterling achievements of inspiring agribusinesses and game-changing stakeholders enabling innovation in agriculture advancement in the region.
The event will bring all the key people in the sector including the groups from the academe. In the list are ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) chairs and members, delegates from public and private sectors, including Go Negosyo Mentors, ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN) mentors and many more.