Philippine SME EXPO Launched at SMX Taguig

The PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO – “Your SME Business Gateway”, the country’s premier business expo dedicated to empower the Small and Medium Enterprises and nurture entrepreneurship, was officially launched at the SMX Convention Center Taguig, located at the 3rd level of SM Aura Premier July 12, 2013.

Included among the roster of personalities who attended the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremonies where Esquire Financing Inc. CEO, Rajan Uttamchandani, SMX Convention Center Vice President and General Manager, Dexter Deyto, PLDT First Vice President and Head of SME Nation, Kat Luna-Abelarde, GeiserMaclang Founder Amor Maclang, Actor and Lead Out President, Judah Paolo, Registered Financial Planners Philippines, Randell Tiongson, Wellness Queen Ms Cory Quirino, multi- awarded journalist Mr. Wilson Lee Flores and many more.

Advocates gathered to welcome the opening remarks from event organizer Mr. David Abrenilla, CEO of MediaCom Solutions Inc. and Mr. Rajan Uttamchandani, CEO of Esquire Financing Inc.

Mr.Uttamchandani highlighted that the newly established economic growth can be further boosted by strengthening the SMEs in the country, saying “We’ve all been hearing about the Philippines’ growth story and how the nation is growing, this new growth is gonna come from the SME sector.

Another SME Ambassador, Kat Luna-Abelarde of SME Nation added that “To gain a competitive edge, SMEs need to invest and embrace technology.”

Gracing the festivities was a special number by ABS-CBN’s X-Factor finalist Joan Da.

THE PHILIPPINE SME BUSINESS EXPO – “Your SME Business Gateway” aims to strengthen the country’s growing SMEs and their gateway towards innovation in the Philippine market. The expo also offers the SME Leaders Talk, where participants and visitors will get the chance to learn the latest SME trends and insights through the country’s well-known business experts and leaders.

A study conducted by the DTI shows that MSMEs account for about 99.6% of the registered businesses in the country by which 63% of the labor force earn a living. The Phil SME 2013 goal is to unite the SMEs, provide them a gateway to exchange innovative ideas, create synergies across various business sectors, promote their products and services, build relationships with other business owners and gain new insights from our speakers through the next 3 days” says Expo organizer David Abrenilla.

The expo will run from July 12- 14, 2013 at the SMX Convention Center Taguig. For more information, visit

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