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DTI CENTRAL VISAYAS PERFORMANCE MAGAZINE

this issue Sinulog Fiesta OTOP Fair P.2 1st RCC Board Meeting P.2 News Bites P.4 Promotion of Green Economic Development P.9 Speed Marketing P.12

Performance Highlights Embracing this year’s growing challenges, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) participated in various activities to improve the Philippines’ competitiveness. The newly formed Regional Competitiveness Committee in Central Visayas is expected to contribute towards enhancing national efforts to make better the country’s economic record. The DTI also partnered with the German technical agency GIZ in the Promotion of Green Economic Development (PROGED), a national project focused on preserving nature’s capital while enhancing competitiveness of enterprises. PROGED was launched in March and piloted in Bohol and Cebu.

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1st Regional Competitiveness Committee Meeting The Department of Trade Industry (DTI) facilitated an organizational meeting in Cebu City that resulted in the creation of the Regional Competitiveness Committee (RCC) and the identification of priorities for the RDC-Economic Development Council.

Sinulog Fiesta OTOP Fair 2013 As part of the annual provincial celebration, the Department of Trade and Industry Cebu (DTI-Cebu) held the Sinulog Fiesta OTOP Fair on January 11 to 22 at the Atrium of SM City Cebu. This trade event is in cooperation with the Cebu City Government and the Sinulog Foundation, Inc. It features products of more than 50 producers ranging from native delicacies, processed foods, novelty items, fashion accessories, gifts, toys and housewares. Special guests during the Sinulog Fiesta OTOP Fair formal opening and ribbon cutting ceremony included the Sinulog Foundation Executive Director Ricky Ballesteros, DTI 7 Regional Director Asteria Caberte and Cebu GTH Foundation President Pedro Delantar.

tinuing package of interventions in financing, marketing, training, product and technology development, access to businessrelated knowledge and information interventions, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have found new and larger income opportunities.

The RCC is composed of government and private sector members following the organizational format of the National Competitiveness Council (NCC). The RCC in Central Visayas is composed of DTI regional director Asteria Caberte as chairman and Cebu Business Club president Gordon Alan Joseph as vice-chairman. RCC board members are: Dir. Carmelita Dulangon of DepEd, Dir. Rowena Montecillo of DOT, Dir. Antonio Labios of DOE, Dir. Carmelaine Tugas of DOF, Dir. Buenaventura Go-Soco, Jr. of NEDA, Dir. Ananias Villacorta of DILG and DOST regional director Rene Burt Llanto. Dir. Asteria Caberte said the RCC will be the Central Visayas’ link to the National Competitiveness Council, working closely with them in full public-private partnership in a bid to improve the region and the Philippines in global competitiveness ranking.

OTOP or the One Town, One Product Philippines is a priority program of the government to promote entrepreneurship and create jobs. Through OTOP, local chief executives of each city and municipality take the lead in identifying, developing, and promoting a specific product or service which has a competitive advantage. OTOP-Philippines supports micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to manufacture, offer, and market distinctive products or services through the use of indigenous raw materials and local skills and talents. The OTOP program has brought out the best that each municipality in Cebu can offer to the market. Through the DTI’s con-

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DTI WARNS ESTABLISHMENTS AGAINST SELLING SUBSTANDARD PRODUCTS

cle helmets and to validate the authenticity of these ICC stickers.

Caberte said that ICC stickers are produced with many imbedded security features to prevent tampering. “Those found guilty of tampering, alteration, forgery and imitation of the PS mark and the ICC certificates in the helmets shall be punished according to the Republic Act (R. A.) 10054 or the Motorcycle Helmet Act with a fine of not less than P10,000.00 but not more than P20,000.00,

With the end of the motorcycle helmet inspection and

without prejudice to other penalties imposed in Republic

sticker marking activities last December 29, 2012, the

Act No. 7394 or the Consumer Act of the Philippines,“

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has intensi-

Caberte warned.

fied its monitoring activities on manufacturers, importers, retailers and establishments that are distributing

Under R. A. 4109 or the Standards Law and its imple-

and selling motorcycle helmets to ensure that only

menting guidelines, all manufacturers and importers of

certified protective motorcycle helmets with the Philip-

standard protective motorcycle helmets are required to

pine Standard (PS) or Import Commodity Clearance

secure a Philippine Standard (PS) license and Import

(ICC) mark are available in the market.

Commodity Clearance (ICC) certificate respectively, prior to the sale and distribution of their products in the mar-

In a monitoring and enforcement activity conducted

ket.

by the DTI-Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) and the DTI-Negros Oriental provincial office, it was found

Caberte reminds all retailers and distributors of motorcy-

that Unitop General Merchandise in Perdices cor V.

cle helmets to get their supply from manufacturers and

Locsin Streets, Dumaguete City had in their posses-

importers that have been given the PS license and/or

sion motorcycle helmets with fake ICC stickers, which

ICC Certificate.

were allegedly supplied by an importer, Double E Trading,

Caberte calls on the public to report motorcycle helmets being sold without the PS or ICC mark or those with fake

DTI Central Visayas regional director Asteria Caberte

ICC stickers.

disclosed, “After a series of investigation, the DTI issued a formal charge to the said retailer in

For more information, call the DTI-Region VII office at

Dumaguete City. In addition, the DTI-BPS issued a

255.0036/ 255.0037 or send a text message to

formal charge to Double E Trading”. “Immediately,

0917.8343330. To check on the list of certified brands

the DTI instructed its regional and provincial offices

protective motorcycle helmets, visit www.bps.dti.gov.ph.

nationwide to monitor the reported 42 branches of Unitop General Merchandise in the country and check if the ICC stickers are affixed on their motorcy-

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DTI Siquijor gets Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence Award

On March 1, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Siquijor Provincial Office received the 2012 CSC Seal of Excellence Award from the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

DTI Siquijor Provincial Office, represented by PD Nimfa Virtucio, accepted the CSC Seal of Excellence Award from CSC Chairman Francisco Duque on March 1 at the Cebu City Parklane Hotel.

DTI Siqujor has been conferred the Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence Award after the conduct of surveys and validation by the CSC. DTI Siquijor was able to obtain a high rating of 91.68% which is equivalent to an excellent rating that entitles said office to the Seal and P75,000 cash reward.

tion promulgated last year, which emphasizes the conduct of a survey to obtain feedback on existence and effectiveness of, as well as compliance with the Citizen’s Charter, and how the office is performing in so far as frontline services are concerned. This is likewise based on Republic Act No. 9485, otherwise known as An Act to Improve Efficiency in the Delivery of Government Service to the Public by Reducing Bureaucratic Red Tape, Preventing Graft and Corruption, and Providing Penalties Thereof or the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007.

The granting of the Seal of Excellence Award to DTI Siquijor was also supported by a CSC Resolu-

DTI-USC-LGU Linkage for Packaging Design Development of MSME The Department of Trade and Industry collaborated with the University of San Carlos- College of Architecture and Fine Arts (USCCAFA) and the local government units of Argao and Carcar to develop packaging of micro and small enterprises in their localities. The activity, dubbed as “DTI-USC-LGU Linkage for Packaging Design Development of MSMEs”, was held

on February 15, 2013 at the Valladolid Gym in Carcar City and at the AVR of Cebu Technological University- Argao Campus.

promote the growth of MSMEs by improving the marketability of their products and increasing their overall sales performance.

Advertising students of USCCAFA shared their knowledge and skills with MSMEs in creating new designs and in enhancing packaging of products.

In Argao, the beneficiaries of the activity included producers of torta, tableya, bahalina, soaps, and handicraft. In Carcar, assisted clients included manufacturers of chicharon, ampao, bocarillo, banana chips, and footwear.

The partnership of DTI, USCCAFA, and the LGUs of Argao and Carcar City is meant to

Mr. Mamalias of Bienmar's floating restaurant consults with students.

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Tourism Value Chain Forum and Workshop in Negros Oriental On February 26 and 27, a Tourism Value Chain Forum and Workshop was conducted in Negros Oriental to formulate the provincial tourism development program and plans. The activity was made possible with the cooperation of the Provincial Government of Negros Oriental, Department of Tourism Region VII, Department of Trade and Industry Negros Oriental Provincial Office, Negros Oriental Business Development Foundation (NOBDF), Negros Oriental Investment Promotion Center (NOIPC) and the Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCI). Around 83 stakeholders from the private and public sectors were gathered to ensure that the entire process is mapped, identified and properly addressed.

A Tourism Value Chain Forum and Workshop was conducted at Bethel Guest House in Dumaguete on February 26.

Value Chain is a “sequence of activities required to produce a product or to provide a service”. The Value Chain approach is valuable in empowering all tourism stake holders: the SMEs, actors, operators, and enablers. This approach introduces stakeholders to all the activities that can and should be carried out along the Value Chain, helps them see where they are located in it and their own “value” or importance in that Chain, helps them see obstacles or bottlenecks, and gives them the power to determine where priority attention is needed.

The Promotion of Green Economic Development (PROGED) project was formally launched on March 13 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Cebu City. PROGED addresses climate change and environmental threats from the perspective of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines. PROGED takes advantage of the partnership of the Department of Trade and Industry Philippines and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of the Federal Government of Germany as implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

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Public hearing on amendments to IRR of RA 4566 A public consultation was held for the proposed amendments to the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 4566 or the Contractor’s License Law on February 7 at the Parklane Hotel, Cebu City. The activity was meant not only to offer a venue for government to discuss with the public the amendments on the law but also to provide more transparency and integrity on government activities.

The public hearing was conducted by the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB) in cooperation with the Department of Trade and Industry. The Contractor’s License Law (R.A. 4566) aims to promote, for the benefit of the public and private sectors, the orderly growth of the contracting sector and the upgrading of construction capability.

The Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB) was formed by virtue of RA 4566 passed by Congress in 1965. R.A. 4566 as amended by P.D. No. 1746 which provides that no contractor (including subcontractor and specialty contractor) shall engage in the business of contracting without first having secured a PCAB license to conduct business.

Government agencies support iGovPhil The Department of Trade and Industry, along with IT representatives of other government agencies, participated in a cluster meeting and capability building training on January 30February 1 this year at the Telecom Office / ICTO in Cebu City. The training is in relation to the Integrated Government Philippines Project or iGovPhil, a P470-million initiative to en-

hance the government's ICT capacity and improve public service.

ed and interoperable government" for transparency and efficiency of public service.

Launched on June 28, 2012, the project aims to make the government more open to the public by establishing a web-based portal that will provide convenient access to government online services nationwide. It also endeavours to generate savings through integration and use of existing government assets, and to create an "interactive, interconnect-

Included in the iGovPhil's program is the laying of fiber optic cable in the national capital region, starting in Quezon City and Manila, to provide high-speed data connectivity to key government offices. This will beef up the operations of the data centers being put up in Metro Manila and Cebu.

Business Permits and licensing System Customer Satisfaction Survey The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) is encouraging businessmen to answer the online Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS) Customer Satisfaction Survey at http:// www.competitive.org.ph/. This online survey will enable the NCC to evaluate the satisfaction level of businessmen with regard to the

renewal process for Business Permit in their city or municipality and to help Local Government Units in the Philippines improve their services. The BPLS aims to reduce the cost of doing business by streamlining through adoption of one form, reduced steps, days and signatories for new application and business renewals thus resulting to more

efficient business environment both at the LGU and national levels. The National Competitiveness Council was formed last October 2006 as a Public-Private Task Force on Philippine Competitiveness by virtue of Presidential Executive Order No. 571, amended to E.O. no. 44 by the present administra-

tion to address the improvement of the country’s competitiveness from the bottom third of competitiveness rankings to the top third by 2016. The council is chaired by Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory L. Domingo for the public sector and co-chaired by Mr. Guillermo M. Luz for the private sector.

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Entrepreneurial Development Seminar in Negros Oriental Around 40 members from different MSME sectors in Negros Oriental participated in entrepreneurial learning sessions facilitated by the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) on March 11 to 12 at the Bethel Guest House in Dumaguete City. Bannering the theme “Show Me, Teach Me, MSME - Empowering Entrepreneurs”, the seminar was made possible with the assistance of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation, Inc. and the Department of Trade and Industry Negros Oriental Provincial Office. The 2-day learning sessions covered topics on “Starting and Maintaining a Business”, “Finding the Right Market”, “Basic Product Costing and Pricing”, and “Basic Business Recording.

A seminar on entrepreneurship facilitated by the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC).

Resource speakers from PTTC were Rowena F. Diaz and Joey L. Urmeneta. Special guests during the seminar included Negros Oriental Business Development Foundation, Inc. (NOBDF) Chairman Gregorio L. Uymatiao, Jr. and Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCI) President Edward Du. BPI Foundation is the social development arm of the Bank of the Philippine Islands. It manages programs in enterprise development, education, and the environment.

Planning workshops were conducted between January to February for the Gifts, Decors and Houseware (GDH), Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Tourism, Health and Wellness industry clusters in the Visayas.

ATE D P U P NICCE

Facilitated by the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Department of Trade and Industry, the workshops produced plans for the implementation of the National Industry Clusters Capacity Enhancement Project (NICCEP) in regions 6, 7 and 8. NICCEP is a three-year technical cooperation project funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The project envisions to develop and mobilize industry clusters nationwide.

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Skills Training on Coco Fiber Processing in Zamboanguita In line with the National Industry Cluster Capacity Enhancement Project (NICCEP) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the DTI Negros Oriental Provincial Office conducted a skills training on Coco Fiber Processing at the Zamboanguita Public Market Complex on March 13 to14. The successful two-day training was made in partnership with the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Negros Oriental, Negros Oriental Business Development Foundation, Inc. (NOBDF) and LGU Zamboanguita. The main objective of the activity was to teach participants on how to do coco coir twinning, geo-textile weaving and bio logs processing. The training also provided information on the business pro-

Training on Coco Fiber Processing.

spects of coco coir fiber processing. A total of 49 participants, coming from various areas in the province such as Zamboanguita, Bayawan City, Manjuyod, La Libertad and Bindoy, actively took part in the skills training. Resource persons of the training were Mr. Brendan Trasmonte of PCA Negros Oriental, Engr. Ramon Barbosa of PCA-Agusan del Sur, Engr. Joselito Gomez and Engr. Ramon Bambosa. Special guests included Zamboanguita Mayor Kit Marc B. Adanza, Barangay Chairman of Basak, Zamboanguita Ajejandro Ramos, representatives from DPWH Provincial Engineer’s Office, DAR and Provincial GSO.

DTI-USC-LGU Linkage for Packaging Design Development of MSMEs University of San Carlos (USC) Architecture and Fine Arts students assisted Argao entrepreneurs during the DTI-USC-LGU Linkage for Packaging Design Development of MSMEs activity held on February 15 at the Valladolid Gym in Carcar City and at the AVR of Cebu Technological University Argao Campus in Cebu.

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Promotion of Green Economic Development (ProGED) Background and Context The recently concluded Private Sector Promotion (PSP SMEDSEP) program, a joint undertaking of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Deutsche Gesellschaft fßr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), assisted the Philippine Government in improving the frame conditions for private sector development. As one of its initiatives in its final phase, the Program supported DTI to address the growing concern among micro, small and medium enterprises on the effects of climate change by introducing the concept of green economy (the pursuit of economic growth and development while preventing costly environmental degradation, biodiversity loss and unsustainable use of natural resources) into the MSME Development Plan 2011 to 2016. Green economy promotes a strategy founded on the five pillars of mitigation, adaptation, competitiveness, green jobs and preserving or improving nature’s capital. DTI recognized the strong link between the green development path and enhancing the competitiveness of enterprises. Towards this end, the Republic of the Philippines and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development is

now embarking on a new project, Promotion of Green Economic Development (ProGED).

PROGED will focus initially on the tourism sector with its high potential for investment, employment and poverty reduction due to its linkages with upstream and downstream industries in other economic sectors.

Partners Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Deutsche Gesellschaft fĂźr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Time Frame January 2013 to December 2015 Target Group Micro, small and medium enterprises

Project Objective MSMEs as well as government institutions relevant to economic development increasingly implement environment friendly, climate smart and inclusive strategies and measures..

Approach 1. Multi level: Policy advice and the creation of favorable political and economic framework conditions at the National Level combined with practical implementation and concrete verifiable impacts at the Local Level. Aside from DTI, the project will also cooperate with other government agencies, the private sector and various development partners. 2. The project will start in the pilot regions of Bohol and Cebu, intend-

Location Pilot in Bohol and Cebu

ing to scale up lessons learned after the first year together with DTI to other regions and to the national level. 3. The project will focus its activities on the tourism sector and its value chain as a pilot, with the possibility of including other relevant sectors in the pilot region. 4. Innovative approaches of greening the Value Chain and Local and Regional Economic Development are combined with a consistent Market System Development approach.

Lines of Intervention

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DTI assisted in setting-up an trade exhibit showcasing the best of the Visayas during the Likha Asya held in Bohol from February 27 to March 2 .

Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB), a key initiative introduced by the Department of Budget and Management, was discussed during the DTI 7 Executive Committee meeting in March.

Likha Asya is a cross-cultural exchange of experiences and expertise in the creative industries and community tourism between the Lihok Bisaya Groups and similar groups in Asia striving for sustainable livelihoods.

LIKHA ASYA Promotion of Green Economic Development (PROGED) Capacity Workshop was held on March 11 to 13 at the Marco Polo Hotel to plan activities that will address environmental threats from the perspective of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in

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DTI Siquijor Provincial Office received the Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence Award from the Civil Service Commission in a formal ceremony held on March 1 at the Cebu City Parklane Hotel.

A Google Apps training for the regional staff was conducted from March to April by DTI 7 MSSU. The training is in consonance with the goal of the agency to use Google applications to increase work efficiency and ease file sharing.

Google Apps of the DTI 77regional andand provincial staff Google Appstraining training of DTI regional provincial was facilitated by DTI 12 ARD Dorecita Delima on Feb. 20 at staff was facilitated by DTI 12 ARD Dorecita Delima the on Conference Room inRoom Cebu City. Feb. 20 atDOST the DOST Conference in Cebu City.

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What is Speed Marketing ? Speed Marketing is patterned after Speed Dating (a matchmaking process or dating system meant to encourage unattached individuals to meet a large number of new people). Speed Marketing is a structured way of networking with the goal of meeting many potential business contacts within a limited span of time.

Meeting the Buyer of Your Dreams by Jerome John Gabin, DTI-Bohol

The development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) has long been regarded as crucial for the achievement of broader development objectives, including poverty alleviation, economic development and the promotion of a more democratic and pluralist society. Support for SME development interventions has increased substantially over recent decades and stakeholders have accumulated considerable experience on this field. However, recent years have seen major shifts in the approaches adopted by community development workers. Support of MSME development varies in numerous ways. The range of services that were supported included credit access, organizational counseling, market access facilitation, network development and strengthening, provision of information in variety of areas, such as equipment, technology and markets, as well as physical facilities and shared services. One strategy that has been forwarded to ensure the provision of wealth creation initiatives in the rural communities is aggressive marketing penetration where one has to maximize supplying the local market. Identified local markets include hotels and resorts, groceries, souvenir shops and other tourism related establishments. Bohol being a major tourist destination in the country entails a considerable supply of products and services to meet the requirements of the tourism related establishments. A considerable number of these crafts and food products have been supplied by producers and artisans outside Bohol. Studies by

consumers. DTI has identified key strategies to bring forward Bohol’s products and services to the local tourism market and one of these is Speed Marketing. Speed Marketing is an order driven business process that allows MSMEs (both buyers and sellers) the opportunity to harness their own competitive advantages by identifying the factors that govern their own market systems and win markets in the end. This is envisioned to help businesses reach their goals faster and earlier than the competition, which in turn, can mean higher value for products and services, greater visibility and better profit margins. Expected outcomes of the activity are as follows

sellers will get fast and affordable marketing advice from buyers as well as support for their businesses.

sellers and buyers will establish long term business partnerships more specifically in the supply of products/ services

sellers or MSMEs will find new and sustainable markets for their products, and

sellers or buyers can understand their roles in the tourism supply chain.

PROCESS Speed Marketing is a relatively timely and efficient method to get products out to the market quickly. It involves both buyers and sellers who will each be given a chance to talk and discuss about certain products or services and establish long term business partnerships in the end.

cultural growers.

Speed Marketing’s format is typically patterned from the speed dating system, where a seller can pitch his/her company and its message to a lot of people in one afternoon or morning session. It is a powerful new concept which delivers rapid results to busy small businesses.

The Department of Trade and Industry Bohol Provincial Office aims to support local MSMEs providing products or services that feed into the delivery of tourism products and services to

Similar to the latter, Speed Marketing enables suppliers to talk to buyers, make product presentations, negotiate orders or establish long term business relationships.

some agencies showed that most of the requirements of the local tourism related establishments can be ably supplied by Bohol based crafts producers, food processors and fresh agri-

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…. meeting the buyer of your dreams Aside from DTI, other partner government agencies are also in hand to assist the matching activity.

RESULTS When DTI Bohol started Speed Marketing in 2009, it had drawn so much praises from participating MSMEs and businesses because not only has it facilitated the market link between the local suppliers and local tourism establishments, it also created opportunities for them to put forward their strategies and win new markets. It has further attracted and delighted more buyers and thus, is proven to be a very effective strategy to establish new markets. Since 2009, DTI Bohol has mounted three Speed Marketing activities, the latest being in November 2011. The three activities were able to assist more than fifty MSMEs and tourism establishments and has generated outright cash and booked sales of more than PhP 100 000 and after event sales (monitored sales) of PhP 580 000. The marketing encounters were seen by the suppliers as cost effective ways to meet new buyers and expand their market base. Direct contact with buyers enabled suppliers to get first hand information and understand better the requirements of the market. The suppliers also got fast and affordable marketing advice from buyers as well as support for their businesses in just 2-3 hours. In effect, the encounters established long-term partnerships between buyers and suppliers. The partner national government agencies (NGAs) who were on hand to assist in the events also had some market realizations that are currently shaping their development strategies and programs. One of these realizations is that consolidation is critical for small producers in the agricultural sector to meet the volume requirements of buyers. Also, after activity monitoring, it is important to ensure that there is follow through on commitments and results of activity as basis for intervention programs.

MECHANICS OF SPEED MARKETING

• Depending on the size of the venue, a minimum of 15 buyers and 15 suppliers will be allowed to participate.

• Tables and chairs are arranged in a way that facilitates movement.

• Suppliers are seated with their own products on the table.

A seat is provided for buyers at every table.

• Each supplier will be given approximately 10 minutes to discuss his or her product/service to the buyer and once the bell rings, the buyer then proceeds to another seller.

• The process continues until all suppliers shall have talked to all buyers.

• Thereafter, the suppliers and buyers are given more time to discuss their requirements, needs and other considerations.

Speed Marketing is an effective strategy to facilitate business linkage between suppliers and buyers as it is cheaper compared to mounting a fair or exhibit. The marketing event also promotes inclusive growth since local suppliers or products are matched with the procurement requirements of local establishments.

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EDITORIAL BOARD

Executive Editor Asteria C. Caberte DTI 7 Regional Director

Managing Editor Rose Mae M. Quinanola

Writer /Editor Jojisilia Villamor

Lay-out Artists Jerome Elarcosa & Bernard Cabasisi

Contributors Jacqueline Calumpang Jerome John Gabin Angeline Gonzales Mark Aristotle Cabagnot Raquel Capio Olivet Nina Somido

in the Philippines REGIONAL OFFICE Regional Director ASTERIA C. CABERTE 3rd Flr, WDC Bldg.,Osmena Boulevard, cor. P.Burgos, Cebu City Tel. # (63)(032) 255-0036 / 255-0037 Fax # (63)(032) 253-7465 email: dti_7@yahoo.com / dticentralvisayas@gmail.com http://www.facebook.com/dtiregion7 http://dti7updates.tumblr.com/ REGIONAL OFFICE DIVISIONS Business Development Division Victoria Diaz, Chief Tel. Nos. 2550036 / 412-1989 / 412-1868 loc. 601 e-mail: bdd.dtiro7@gmail.com Consumer Welfare and Business Regulatory Division Rose Mae Quinanola, OIC Tel. Nos. 2550036 / 412-1989 / 412-1868 loc 301 Industry Development and Investment Promotion Division Minerva Yap, Chief Tel. nos. 412-1944 / 4121945 / 255-6971 / 255-3926 e-mail: dtiro7.idipd@gmail.com BOHOL PROVINCIAL OFFICE Provincial Director MA. ELENA C. ARBON 2F FCB Bldg., CPG Ave., Tagbilaran City Tel. # (63) 038-501-8260 Fax # (63) 038-411-3533 email: dtibohol@yahoo.com CEBU PROVINCIAL OFFICE Provincial Director: NELIA V.F. NAVARRO 3F LDM Bldg., M.J. Cuenco Avenue, Cor.Legaspi Street, Cebu City Tel. # (63)(032) 412-1863 / 253-2631 Fax # (63)(032) 412-1856 / 254-0840 email: dticebuphil@yahoo.com / dticebuphil@gmail.com NEGROS ORIENTAL PROVINCIAL OFFICE Provincial Director JAVIER FORTUNATO, JR 2F Uymatiao Bldg., San Jose Street. Dumaguete City Tel. # (63)(035) 422-2764 Fax # (63)(035) 225-7211 email: dtinegor@gmail.com SIQUIJOR PROVINCIAL OFFICE Provincial Director NIMFA M. VIRTUCIO Chan She Bldg., Legaspi Street, Poblacion, Siquijor, Siquijor Tel. # (63)035-480-9065 Fax # (63) 035-344-2238 email: dtisiquijor@yahoo.com NATIONAL ECONOMIC RESEARCH AND BUSINESS ASSISTANCE CENTER (NERBAC) Center Manager NELIA V.F. NAVARRO Lapu-lapu St., cor. Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City Tel # (032) 255-6971 / 255-3926 (032) 412-1944 / 412-1945 Email: dticebuphil@yahoo.com / dticebuphil@gmail.com

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