The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) is inviting Filipina exporters to apply for “SheTrades Global Dubai” organized by its partner organization, the International Trade Centre (ITC). The deadline for application is on 30 June 2021.

SheTrades Global Dubai is the premier global business event to connect women entrepreneurs with buyers, investors, and partners. The hybrid event will be held on 17 – 19 October 2021 during Expo 2020 Dubai. This is the 8th edition of SheTrades Global, co-hosted by ITC and Dubai Industries & Exports, in partnership with Expo 2020.

“Filipina exporters should grab this unique opportunity to be part of SheTrades Global Dubai,” said DTI Undersecretary Abdulgani Macatoman. “Over 3,000 top industry leaders, international delegations of women entrepreneurs, policymakers, and investors from more than 90 countries will come together in search of innovation, new trade, and investment opportunities.”

Criteria to attend as a woman entrepreneur is as follows:

  • At least 30% owned, managed, and controlled by women;
  • Legally registered and incorporated company domiciled in an economy in transition/developing country or in host country (UAE); and
  • Planning and/or implementing corporate sustainable practices. 

Interested participants should register before 30 June to benefit from this unique opportunity.

Registration process:

Apply to SheTrades Global Dubai by 30 June

  1. Click on the link:
  2. Under the question “Is your company a member of an ITC project / HUB?“, please select “SheTrades Philippines

For clarifications, check the FAQ page at or email the team at

By applying to attend SheTrades Global, the applicant will automatically be registered on, a platform for women-owned businesses, organizations, companies, and ITC SheTrades partners to sell their products and services, learn new skills, and participate in trade events.

SheTrades Hubs are present in 9 countries, including in the Philippines. DTI-EMB is the local partner for the implementation of the SheTrades Philippines Hub. Exporters can email for questions and concerns. ♦

Date of release: 22 June 2021