The biggest forum is ever set on Febuary 25 at the SM Megatrade Halls 1 to 3.Now on its fourth leg in less than 18 months, a targeted 1000 attendees, consisting mainly of MSMEs and UREKA E-Cadets, are expected to attend the UREKA Forum in Mega Manila. The Forum aims to help entrepreneurs revamp their business models by strategical harnessing technology and e-Commerce.
The MSMEs can take their business online in just a few hours by providing all pertinent information about their business and products for the website. Entrepreneurs will also have a chance to learn from and interact with industry leaders from consortium partners.
UnionBank Executive Vice President Genaro V. Lopez said “UREKA Forum is very much in line with Union Bank’s digital transformation mandate as its enables MSME’s to do e-Commerce and to help achieve sustainable financial inclusion. Consequently, UREKA is in close partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry efforts to spearhead the country’s Philippine E-Commerce Roadmap (PECR) 2016-2020 .”
The Keynote Speakers for the UREKA MEGA MANILA Forum include UnionBank President Edwin Bautista; PhilDev Director & Narra Venture CEO Dr. Paco Sandejas; UnionBank SEVP, Chief Technology and Operations Officer Henry Aguda; PLDT SME Nation VP & Head Mitch Locsin; SHOPINAS President & CEO Sheila Lina; AMTI SVP & GM Bong Paloma; Air21 Retail Sales & Business Development Division Head Yasmin Vasquez; DragonPay CTO & COO Robertson Chiang ; Esquire International Financing Chairman & CEO Rajan Uttamchandani and GeiserMaclang President Brad Geiser.
Making their debuts will be Facebook’s Asia Pacific Head of Public Policy Elizabeth Hernandez, Microsoft Philippines Solutions Group Head Rey Lugtu, and Taxumo CEO Eugene Arboleda.