DTI ASEC Demphna Du-Naga and Regional Director Ruben B. Diciano (4th & 5th from the left) lead the Launching Ceremony of the second OTOP Philippines Hub in Region 02. Asissting them in the ribbon-cutting ceremony are Provincial Directors (from Left) Henry Conel, Winston Singun, Marietta Salviejo (partly hidden), ASEC Naga, RD Diciano, Santiago City councilor KC Bautista, ARD Salvacion Castillejos, PD Ma. Sofia Narag, DC Lenore Lee Lopez and DC Leovilda Tumaliuan.

In a little over three months since the first OTOP Philippines in Region 2 was launched in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, DTI-2 launched the 2nd OTOP Philippines Hub in the City of Santiago in Isabela Province.  DTI Assistant Secretary Demphna Du-Naga, DTI’s focal person for the OTOP Philippines Program graced the event as guest of honor.

Food and non-food products of micro and small entrepreneurs assisted via product development are showcased and available for sale at the OTOP Philippines Hub  located at the Integrated Terminal Complex in Malvar, Santiago City just beside the DTI and Negosyo Center Office of Santiago.

Date of release: 5 April 2019