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Iloilo Franchise Expo Virtual Edition
September 4-27, 2020
(02) 8995.0734 / (02) 8911.1966 | 0933.864.2553 / 0917.860.9329
fifaexpos@gmail.com I fifaexpo@yahoo.com

“2020 National MSME Resilience e-Forum”

The Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Resilience Core Group (MSME RCG), co-chaired by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), is mounting the first ever National MSME Resilience e-Forum this 14-16 July 2020, from 15.00 to 17.00 PHT (GMT +8). To secure a slot, interested participants must pre-register through the following links:

  • 14 July: Building Resilient MSMEs through Data and Communication


  • 15 July: Capacity Building as Key to Ensuring Pandemic Productivity


  • 16 July: Supporting Resilience Initiatives through Policy and Finance


“A Briefer on the PTTC GMEA Global Trend – Discourse Serie. A prelude to the MSME Week 2020”

As a prelude to the celebration of Philippine MSME Week, we invite you to join our week-long series of webinars to be delivered by Google Philippines, International Trade Centre, and Asian Trade Centre.

Listen to our international trade experts as they share valuable insights and premium solutions for businesses to succeed in the new normal.

Session 1: July 13 | 2:00PM

Strengthening Global Presence

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/GlobalPresenceGoogleFB

Session 2: July 14 | 2:00PM

Keeping Business Informed of the New Challenges and Opportunities in the Post – COVID World.

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ChallengOpportunityPostCoVidFB

Session 3: July 15 | 10:00AM

Market Access Strategies, Supply Chain Management, and Trade Compliance Strategies

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/MktAccessSCMTradeComplyFB

Session 4: July 16 | 2:00PM

How can MSMEs survive and thrive in the new normal

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/HowMSMESurviveNewNormFB

You can also catch us via Facebook Live at https://facebook.com/PTTC.GMEA so make sure to like and follow us here! #ThinkTrainingThinkPTTCGMEA

“Addressing the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on MSMEs “

UP ISSI presents the second episode of the Communities of Practice for Entrepreneurship (COPE) Webinar Series

Addressing the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on MSMEs: Insights for Policy Making

15 July 2020, 3:00 PM

Live on Facebook

See you, Pinoypreneurs!


In collaboration with the Department of Tourism, the DTI E-Commerce Office invites you to the DTI X DOT CTRL+BIZ Reboot Tourism Now! Series for the month of July 2020.

The Tourism Series will run every Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00nn.

Kicking-off of tomorrow 09 July 2020 (Thursday), topic will be on DOT’s tourism recovery plan and will be followed by a panel discussion on “How to Transform your Business through E-Commerce”.

We will be streaming the webinar through FACEBOOK! So don’t forget to Click, Like and Follow our Official Facebook Page DTI E-Commerce: https://bit.ly/WeAreECommerce

We hope to see you there!


“Introduction to 3D Modelling “

Fabrication through 3D Modeling. The software to be used in this webinar is a web-based version of TinkerCAD and Solidworks (demonstration only) to create 3D models. In addition, the webinar is a guided training in creating 3D model. The target participants are MSME’s, youth, students, teachers and anyone interested.

Training Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants are expected to:

  1. create 3D models using TinkerCAD and/or Solidworks;
  2. use the 3D models in doing digital fabrication; and
  3. build an ideal 3D model for business, hobby or education.

The training is a collaboration of LIKHA FAB LAB based in Batangas State University, Batangas, FAB LAB Santiago City based in Santiago City and Negosyo Center – FAB LAB and Co-Working Space Ilocos Region (FAB LAB Ilocos) based in Philippine Science High School-Ilocos Region Campus, San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur.

Webinar Requirements:

  1. Sign-up Registration Form
  2. Fill-up Webinar Evaluation

Medium of Instruction: Filipino and English (for technical words)

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When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Learn how to identify opportunities amidst crisis and adversity. Discover how these opportunities reshape the business paradigm towards building a future ready enterprise. Learn these and more from Prof Jay Bernardo, serial entrepreneur.

Reserve your free slot now at https://july3webinar.eventbrite.com



Join us in our Digital Marketing 101 training on July 2, 2020, 9AM via Zoom and Facebook Live.  This is an online basic marketing course for entrepreneurs to learn best practices in managing Facebook pages and creating engaging content. Hosted by Bayan Academy.

Register now through this link: https://dmjuly2.eventbrite.com

For inquiries, feel free to contact Ms. Theresa Buted at 09050714468 / 09218366230.

#DigitalMarketing101 #BangonMSMEs #BoostwithFacebook #BayanAcademy2020


We invite all MSMEs to attend the Philippine Export Competitiveness Program (PECP) Webinar on 25 June 2020, 1;30-3:00 pm via Microsoft teams.

The free webinar will be featuring the following topics:

Cushioning the Impact pf COVID-19 through Government Economic Relief Program

Looking Beyond the Periphery: Options for MSMEs

Trade Credit Insurance: A Risk Management and Growth Tool for Exporters

Inerested participants may register online through: bit.ly/PECPwebinar

“Series 2 BCP 2Work: Challenges and Lessons Learned”

As NWPC continues to execute its mandated to promote productivity, it is our prime responsibility to help enterprises to understand and manage the “new normal” particularly workforce productivity within the frame of their Business Continuity Plans (BCPs).

For Series 2, a food manufacturing company will share its experience in rolling out its BCP as it transition from disruption to recovery. The resource speaker will also discuss the changes in their systems and processes and the impact to their operations, including HR strategies they undertook to generate support and cooperation of the workforce and tap their productivity.

For more information about wages, incomes, and productivity, please visit our website www.nwpc.dole.gov.ph or like us on Facebook at National Wages and Productivity Commission.


“ADD  TO CART – Legal Perspectives on E-Commerce”

Have you purchased anything online lately? Do you knowl your basic rights as a consumer? What are the obligations of sellers?

The current health crisis has brought a new normal, more significantly in the way consumers purchase. E-commerce has undeniably taken an upward trend amid the pandemic.

Join us as our experts discuss the legal perspectives on e-commerce. We are honored to feature DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo as guest speaker, who will delve into the consumer complaints management and the latest e-commerce advisories.

Register at : https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fkIm2eyhTLmp-fSbgKCBSw?fbclid=IwAR3-b-LL4h4S6FXfo-7puSFHSxSO-4Fh-mozJmvZdXJEQAkb0dzsnvjNg60


“How to Invest in the Right Franchise Webinar”

Let’s hear it from the experts before you invest! Attend PFA’s How to Invest in the Right Franchise Webinar and learn the basics in acquiring the right franchise for you!When: June 10, 2020 (Wed) 1:30PM

Register here for free to reserve your slot:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rnSNTLSvTOi9-4pBbQjjKA?fbclid=IwAR24x7l5Gv4vnbi40ENFpyLoQ4m-4Jwr6X63V46wvielwmZZmDDIo4yuWP0        


“7th PFA e-Kapihan”

PFA invites you to learn and share practical insights and experiences in the 7th PFA e-Kapihan
When: JUNE 11 (THURS) 2:00PMTopic: Pivoting Towards Recovery
with POWERhouse SPEAKERS and PANELISTS! Surely a blockbuster in attendance and LEARNING.
Powered by CBRC and moderated by Dr Carl Balita with PFA President Sherill Quintana.

Register Now! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9315904023390/WN_RY_ z466CRzGVRUwJVt2kJQ?fbcli d=IwAR3IGD7FRUXvI2uipH37KvNGbUZJ1Jobg- Aj1HgVt6g6Jfk1TwCRT1b4ecY

“#She MeansBusiness Philippines Online! “

Establish your business where people are spending their time – on Facebook and Instagram. During this session, you will gain insights on ways to be creative, best practices, and tools you can use to help you grow your business.
If you are a digital beginner who wants to learn how to use Facebook to grow your business, this workshop is for you! Just like our physical events, we have a fun and interactive session lined up for you with selfie breaks, photo contests, and prizes.

Register here for free: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_No0p4DoIRCOIDUM0ZowkTw

“Globe My Business: Business Consultation Caravan”

Kamusta ang GCQ, ka-reboot? Discover how to set up cashless transactions or a digital shop for your restaurant or cafe on June 9 during the next Business Consultation Caravan session from Globe My Business.

Register here for free to reserve your slot:  bit.ly/3d5yz2j


“Digital Payments for SMEs in COVID-19″

To help MSMEs understand the effects of COVID-19 on business and identify opportunities to transform online business using digital payments the US-ASEAN Business Council, Department and Trade and Industry, and DTI.Philippine Trade Training Center – Global MSME Academy proudly brings you a free webinar on “Digital Payments for SMEs in COVID-19”

The last day for registration is on 27 May so register now at https://bit.ly/PHSMEWebinar2020        

“Public health and strategies of different business leaders on restarting the economy, effective return-to-work at mass testing “

Public health and strategies of different business leaders on restarting the economy, effective return-to-work at mass testing naman ang ating pag-uusapan kasama sina Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship, Go Negosyo Founder Joey Concepcion; Chairman and CEO, Ayala Corporation Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala; Senior Adviser for Go Negosyo and Project ARK Lead Josephine Romero; Former Health Secretary Dr. Manuel Dayrit; Former Health Secretary Dr. Esperanza I. Cabral; and Former Health Secretary and Iloilo Representative Hon. Janette Garin. 

Please register here; https://www.tinyurl.com/balikkabuhayanmay29  

“Exploring the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on MSME”
 “Exploring the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on MSMEs”, which will take place on Wednesday, 20 May, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. EST. Speakers will be Ayman El Tarabishy of the International Council for Small Business; Dragan Radic of the International Labour Organization and Asteria Caberte of the Department of Trade and Industry in the Philippines. 
Please register here by 18 May: https://tinyurl.com/ya5wl54j  

CTRL + BIZ: Reboot Now! is back for another set of sessions!

The DTI E-Commerce Office and its partners are proud to bring CTRL+Biz Reboot Now series 2.
We are calling all MSMEs, small business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs to participate in our upcoming series of webinars to learn how to effectively adapt your business to E-Commerce under the New normal.
Please find the schedule and list of sessions attached below. We hope to see you all May 14-16!

Don’t forget to watch on Facebook Live @dti.ecommerce 

Helping SMEs Riding the Wave of Digital Transformation

With the unprecedented needs and challenges of transforming business into digital and online, we are inviting you to join our experts to learn about how Alibaba Cloud can help you better prepared. This webinar would be ideal for business owners and founders, IT leaders, technical decision makers, and developers who want to develop their strategic roadmap for digital transformation by taking advantage of Cloud Computing resources and latest technologies.


#ResilienceandRecoveryPH: An eForum Series Episode 5: Technology and Innovation: Crisis-Proofing Businesses  

If there is one silver lining that is bridging the physical and social distancing COVID-19 measure, it is technology. With very limited means to move around, businesses continue to evolve and embrace digital solutions to keep afloat. 
Held every Wednesday, from 3 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. starting April 1, this program is organized by the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PHILEXPORT), Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PRDF) and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). as our response to the call towards bayanihan in this crisis. We believe that this series of e-discussions, which we brand as #ResilienceandRecoveryPH: An eForum Series, can also contribute to our business adjustments, recovery response and assistance during this crisis


Recovery planning after Covid-19: Businesses should brace for ‘new normal’ 
Source: ANC News


Post COVID19: The New Business Normal
Source: People Managament Association of the Philippines