In cooperation with the Financial Executives Research and Development Foundation (FINEX) and Eastern Communications, ADFIAP is actively involved in the organization of a series of SME (small and medium enterprises) seminars to be conducted in various parts of the Philippines. The theme of the seminar series is “Doing Things Right for SMEs”.
The first of the seminar series was held on July 21, 2010 at the New World Hotel in Makati City. The seminar was well attended by more than 30 SME entrepreneurs and banks’ representatives. ADFIAP was represented by Ms. Cora Conde, Group Head of ADFIAP Consulting, who presented “Accessing Financing for SMEs”.
The other presenters included Mr. Edwin Domingo, Marketing Head of Eastern Communications and Mr. Scott Sproule, Director of Singapore-based EStorm Technologies who presented “CRM Tool for SME Operational Excellence”. Mr. Benel Lagua, President and COO of Small Business Corporation presented “SME Unified Lending Opportunities for National Growth”.
The seminar series was preceded by a plenary session of the members of FINEX during which the newly appointed Secretary of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, the Hon.Gregory Domingo, delivered the keynote address.