Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is the keynote speaker of, while Senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. will address, the First Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Congress at the CamSur Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on December 5-6, 2014.
The congress has the theme: “Laying down the building blocks of tomorrow’s economy, today” and is presented by the Camarines Sur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CSCCI) in partnership with Gov. Luis Miguel “Migz” Villafuerte, the Province of Camarines Sur, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the Department of Tourism (DoT), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the GMA Network and sponsored by NGO & Sons, Vast, Excelsure, LYRR Deca Homes, Chef Mama, Caramel, Philippine Island Resort, Prime Digital Print Center, the Province of Camarines Norte, AI, the University of Saint Anthony, Innoserve, Regal Plaza Hotel, Most Reliable Metal Industry, Bank of the Philippine Island, MetroBank, Lucky 9, Avenue Plaza Hotel, Kimstore, Board Member of the third district of Camarines Sur Son “SJ”
Julia, and Desny Grill.
The main activities of the congress include plenary ses sions, workshops, a fellowship night --- since the congress is for the youth --- and trade fair and exhibits.
On the first day, to wel come the delegates, guests and participating organizations to the congress is Camarines Sur Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Engr. Solomon C. Ngo while to acknowledge the participants and to give the overview of the congress is Congress Director Mr. Raymond L. Concepcion. Likewise, to address the congress are: Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Luis R. Villafuerte, PCCI South Luzon Area Vice President Mr. Eduardo R. Nicolas. In the afternoon of the first day of the congress, plenary sessions will feature speakers on IT Solutions and Digital Marketing and on Entertainment and INDE Film Making Production. These speakers are: Mr. Jordan Imutan, Executive Director of iAcademy’s School of Continuing Education, on IT Industry and e-Learning; Ms. Penny Bongato, the Executive Director of IT & Business Process Association, on IT Solutions and Business Process; Mr. Stephen Jagger, Co-Founder of Business Development, Payroll Hero, on Techno-preneurship; Mr. Alvin Kingson Tan, Proprietor of Chinoy TV, on Entertainment and Production; Mr. Alvin Yapan, writer and Inde filmmaker, on INDE Film-Making; Mr. Kent V. Osial, CEO of Quesworks, Inc., on 3D Graphic Arts.
On the second day, the plenary sessions will feature Fashion, Lifestyle, Culinary Arts and Agri-preneurship. The resource speakers are: from GMA Network, on Restaurant Concept and Management; Ms. Tim Yap, on Lifestyle; Mr. Ronald Costales, Chairman of Costales Nature Farm, on Agripreneurship; Ms. Allison Howard, an International Fashion Model and American artist, on Fashion; Ms. Steph Stefanowitz, CEO of Miss Global Interna tional, on Lifestyle and Fashion,; Mr. Avel Bacudio, on Fashion, Entrepreneurship.
On the same day the fourth plenary will be on Franchising. To give an overview of the Philippine Franchising Sector is the Philippine Franchising Association. Here the President of PCCI Mr. Alfred Yao and Senator Bongbong Marcos will give their messages. A resource person from the Bank of the Philippine Island will speak on Financial Management.
Breakout sessions on Culinary Arts by GMA Network and on Investing in the Right Franchise by the Philippine Franchise Association will be held
after the lunch break which will feature video presentation from the congress’ corporate sponsors.
To cap the congress is the closing ceremony to be presided by PCCI Region V Governor Mr. Jeremie S. Lo. As of press release time, various associations and organizations of students, numbering several hundreds, taking up Entrepreneurship, Computer Science, Hotel and Restaurant Management in colleges and universities in Camarines Sur have filed reservations and signified their attendance in the congress. Come December 5, 2014, all roads will lead to the Camarines Sur Convention Center in Pili town.
Cayetano, Marcos in Reg'l Youth Entrep Congress