The Philippine SME Business Expo (PHILSME), successfully launched its 5th edition this November 3, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center Manila in Pasay City.
Now on its 5th year, PHILSME is the country’s largest business-2-business expo, conference, and networking event for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) featuring 200 business solutions and business opportunities, 20 industry talks and 10,000 visitors, in only two days, all in one place.
The opening ceremony was attended by senior level executives: Dino Dormiendo, Regional Head for NCR and STBR of ScratchIt; Dodjie Perdigon, Sales Manager of FedEx; Bryan Aganon, Inbound Sales Team Head of Esquire Financing; Goro Kasahara, Customer Success Specialist & Evangelist of Benchmark; Jefferson Carlos Cordova, Area Officer of Cebuana Lhuillier; David Abrenilla, CEO of Mediacom Solutions Inc. and Founder of the Philippine SME Business Expo; Surendran Vangadasalam, General Manager for SMB Business in Singapore & Philippines of Cisco; Cherelyn Pheng Umlas, Corporate Sales Executive of AirAsia; Lars Wittig , Country Head for Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia of Regus; Lester Fuentes, Chief Sales Officer of Custom Thread; and Rudolf Kotik, Founder of RK Franchise Consultancy.
“We see tremendous growth at this year’s expo with 30 more exhibitors than last year, especially from the technology sector. Technology enables SMEs to get faster and closer to their customers and helps small business owners optimize their operations and ultimate grow their business. We are expecting over 10,000 visitors this year and we created an interactive 2-day program for visitors to learn the latest tips and trends on how SME business owners can grow their business. It is our agenda to help SMEs to get access to the market, provide learning and networking opportunities in order to be competitive in a fast growing ASEAN economic community”, says David Abrenilla, CEO of Mediacom Solutions Inc. and organizer of the Philippine SME Business Expo.
The 5th Philippine SME Business Expo is sponsored by Regus, Esquire Financing, AirAsia, Cebuana Lhuillier, Cisco, Custom Thread, MediCard Philippines, ScratchIt, Benchmark, FedEx Express and organized by Mediacom Solutions Inc.