PD Henry O. Conel (eight from the right) joins the newly-inducted members of the Nueva Vizcaya Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NVCCI) in this photo for posterity.  The  NVCCI was reorganized after more than a decade of inactivity. In the picture are the officers of NVCCI together with some officers of the Region 2 Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Ninth from the left is PCCI’s Regional Governor for Region 2, Cloyd Velasco while 11th from the left is NVCCI President, Magtanggol Maniquiz.

2018 was the year that the businessmen of Nueva Vizcaya reorganized the province’s Philippine Chamber and Commerce and Industry Provincial Chapter (also known as NVCCI) after more than a decade of dormancy.

Twenty-five businessmen from different establishments attended the reorganization meeting initiated by Mr. Cloyd Velasco, Regional Governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Region 2 on 24 July 2018.  From among the attendees, Mr. Magtanggol Maniquiz, owner of Techno Farms was elected President of NVCCI.

On 25 October 2018, during the Direction Setting and Action Planning activity, the elected officers were formally inducted into office.  Under the theme, “Collaborating for Change”, the NVCCI hopes to provide members with more than adequate programs, services and avenues for pusuing the shared mission of creating globally competitive enterprises.  In collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry Nueva Vizcaya, NVCCI will also work to bring the MSMEs of the Province of Nueva Vizcaya towards the mainstream of development, providing employment and income opportunities for all.

With the revitalization of the Nueva Vizcaya Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the business sector of Nueva Vizcaya will have a legal opportunity to sit and be heard in matters affecting them.

Date of release: 10 January 2019