Date : 14 March 2017, Tuesday

Venue : UPRC Bldg., 315 Sen Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City

Time : 11:00AM

Lead Department : Department of Trade and Industry – Consumer Protection Group (DTI-CPG)

Lead Officials :

DTI-Consumer Protection Group (CPG) Undersecretary ATTY. TEODORO C. PASCUA
DTI-Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) OIC-Director FERDINAND L. MANFOSTE
DTI-Consumer Protection and Advocacy Bureau (CPAB) OIC-Director LILIAN G. SALONGA
DTI-Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) OIC-Director MARIMEL D. PORCIUNCULA
DTI-Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) Director JAMES E. EMPEÑO


The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) leads the nationwide celebration of the World Consumer Rights’ Day (15 March 2017) and joins the nationwide celebration of the National Women’s Month (March) with the themes, “Building a Digital World Consumers Can Trust” and “We Make Change Work for Women”, respectively.

In line with these celebrations, the DTI’s Consumer Protection Group and the DTI’s Employees Union, feature the Filipino Women as Entrepreneurs in a Women’s Fiesta Caravan wherein their creative and unique products and services are showcased in exhibition and sale. In addition, women scholars from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will provide free haircut, make-up and massage services to female patrons. The Women’s Fiesta Caravan is from 14 to 17 March 2017.


An announcement or coverage of the event for release in newspaper columns or in radio and TV news programs will properly inform the general public that such programs are undertaken for their information.

Contact Details:

DTI-CPG Communication Group: 751.4740/48

  • Claire Coballes (0927.7773731)
  • Alvin Ruelos (0917.8384914)