The Tourism Summit 2019 is fast-approaching! This summit presented by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines and Go Negosyo in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry, will be highlighting the importance of the tourism industry as an engine for economic development. This is expected to be the biggest summit on tourism and entrepreneurship which aims to develop a more integrated tourism industry and contribute to the sustainable socio-economic growth in the region.
Join us as we learn and explore business models and insights from ASEAN experts and mentors this May 2, 2019 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
Here are some of the reasons why you should not miss this year’s Tourism Summit:
1. POWERHOUSE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Tourism Summit 2019 will present notable personalities in the industry who will present their stories and insights on the ongoing developments in the tourism industry. It will also be a platform for discussion and reflection on what other ASEAN countries have done to improve the development of sustainable island tourism within the region.
In the list are ASEAN Business Advisory Council Chair Arin Jira; ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines Chair Joey Concepcion, Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and Group CEO of AirAsia Tan Sri Anthony “Tony” Fernandes.
2. ENGAGE WITH INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL STELLAR FORUM SPEAKERS
Wish to get valuable insights or planning to explore the international and local market? Good news! There will be ASEAN mentors, speakers, panelists and reactors who will be imparting their insights and expertise which can be applied to the international and local tourism sector.
Speakers will highlight the potential and significance of promoting sustainable island tourism as an engine for economic development in the tourism industry. Moreover, the summit also aims to put emphasis on the five (5) strategic investment areas of tourism such as Arrivals, Access, Accommodation, Attractions and Activities.
We will be joined by some of the world-class speaker such as Mr. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Chairman & CEO, Ayala Corporation; Mr. Jaime Bautista, President and COO, Philippine Airlines; Mr. Pocholo Paragas, COO of Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority; Ms. Marie Venus Tan, COO, Tourism Promotions Board (TPB); and Mr. Samie Lim, Director of Tourism, Retail and Franchise, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
3. BE UPDATED ON THE LATEST TREND IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY
The Tourism Summit 2019 will delve on different topics through five forums:
Witness comprehensive forum with outstanding speakers, stakeholders, and experts from different countries.
4. ASTUTE AND SHARP-WITTED HOSTS AND MODERATORS
Each forum will be moderated by vibrant hosts and personalities who will juice out valuable ideas from the plenary group and will give substantial questions during the forum. The roster includes Korina Sanchez, Karen Davila, Issa Litton, Kim Atienza, Sam YG, and Atty. Mike Toledo.
The event shall be hosted by Miss World 2013 Megan Young and Mercato Centrale Co-founder RJ Ledesma.
5. LEARN FROM THE DIFFERENT BUSINESS MODELS PRESENTED
Each forum will be presenting diverse topics, best practices, new destinations, and business models among the ASEAN countries which can be adopted in the local tourism industry. Plus factor for the local municipalities and provinces as they can also share and accumulate ideas on future plans on how they can create improvements in their respective areas.
In a developing country, the Philippines’ tourism markets, businesses, institutional actors, and policy makers are looking for ways to enable and establish a viable existence based on multifaceted tourist behavior and this is by being acquainted with diverse business models.
6. DISCOVER BUSINESS MODELS AND DIVE INTO OTHER COUNTRIES’ CULTURE IN THE CURATED BOOTH EXHIBIT
The summit will house a vast exhibit area which will be filled with booths of our partners, different countries, top local destination/provinces that will showcase their countries culture and tourism industry, local government agencies, digital platform, business models, and other organizations supporting entrepreneurship and tourism.
7. ESTABLISH STRONG NETWORKS
Go Negosyo is expecting 10,000 delegates from different cities and provinces in the country. Attendees will get a chance to expand their networks and harness new relationship with fellow entrepreneurs and experts from the tourism industry.
8. LIVE TELECAST IN DIFFERENT UNIVERSITIES NATIONWIDE
We continue to go digital! Pioneered last digital Youth Summit 2019, there will be a live telecast where we will be organizing simultaneous telecast of the events in different universities nationwide. Interactive question and answer portion will also take part during the plenary sessions.
9. ROUSING RAFFLES AND PROMO
Gain not just valuable insights and strategic investment techniques but also get a chance to win prizes from our partners! After the summit, you might win a round trip ticket to any international flight from Air Asia and round trip tickets to Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta from Cebu Pacific, these and many more!
10. AFFORDABLE REGISTRATION FEE
Compared to other conferences and summits, Tourism Summit 2019 conference pass is only valued at P800.00 and P1,500.000. A learning investment that you will surely reap tenfolds. It’s also FREE for students and teachers, government enablers and local tourism offices. This will be a full-day discussion of advocating tourism and entrepreneurship.
PLUS! 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 tourism industry and grow your own business model. Learn from the experts and be inspired by their success stories.
DOWNLOAD THE SUMMIT BRIEFER HERE.
For more info, visit: www.gonegosyo.net/