In its continuing effort to empower Filipinos to be enterprising and entrepreneurial, the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. – Go Negosyo, will mount the 5TH GO NEGOSYO FILIPINA ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT on MARCH 1, 2013, FRIDAY at the WORLD TRADE CENTER MANILA.
The Summit is centered on reinforcing the entrepreneurial spirit of the Filipina by equipping them with a positive mindset, as well as the tools and concepts necessary for them to pursue the path towards success. It shall continue the annual tradition of recognizing women and their capacity to be catalysts of change and progress.
Serving as Keynote Speaker for the summit is no less than the distinguished member of the Senate, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. In addition, a select pool of distinguished Filipina entrepreneurs and enablers will be awarded for their remarkable contribution in their respective fields. Among the twelve Go Negosyo Filipina Entrepreneurs of 2013 are Corazon Dayro-Ong (CDO Foodsphere, Inc.), Maria Fe Agudo (Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc.), Charita Puentespina (Puentespina Orchids and Tropical Plants, Inc), Amb. Preciosa Soliven (OB Montessori, Inc.), Siu Ping Par (PR Gaz Holdings, Inc.), Tina Maristela-Ocampo (Celestina), Glenda Barretto (Via Mare), Dr. Eleanor Tan (Healthway Medical), Bambi Verzo (Concertus Manila), Dr. Vivian Sarabia (Vivian Sarabia Optical), Cynthia Villar (The Villar Foundation), and Heny Sison (Heny Sison Culinary School).
Meanwhile, three women entrepreneurship stalwarts will be recognized as the Go Negosyo Women Entrepreneurship Icons for devoting their lives in entrepreneurship and by helping promote the same to Filipinos. Our Women Entrepreneur Icons are Dr. Helena Benitez (Philippine Women’s University), Socorro Ramos (National Book Store), and Esther Vibal (Vibal Publishing House, Inc.).
The summit will cover different entrepreneurship and empowerment topics through a series of plenary fora featuring prominent female entrepreneurs. There will also be individual mentoring sessions with expert entrepreneurs and business consultants, and an expo area where entrepreneurs can sell and promote their products and services, as well as showcase their effective business models.
Level up and learn! Entrance is FREE FOR ALL! Students and teachers may pre-register by calling 637.9229 or 637.9347. For more information, visit Go Negosyo’s website at www.gonegosyo.net and facebook.com/gonegosyoofficial.