BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Association (CREBA) Baguio-Benguet Chapters will be holding their monthly regular meetings in separate venues in the city on 08 April 2015 in order to be updated on the latest issuances from their respective organizations to contribute in improving the state of business in the Summer Capital.
The PCCI-BBC will be holding its general membership meeting at the University of the Cordilleras (UC) auditorium while the CREBA-BBC will be holding its second monthly business meeting in a still undisclosed venue on the same date.
Dr. Rhodora A. Ngolob, PCCI-BBC president and Dean of the UC College of Business Administration, said the general membership meeting is a joint project of the PCCI-BBC and the UC College of Business Administration where the target participants are the industry stakeholder in UC-CBA practicum students.
Ngolob disclosed there will also be discussions on labor laws and relations which will be tackled by Mr. Augusto Aquillo, Board Secretary of the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board – Cordillera Administrative Region (RTWPB-CAR), who was the chosen resource person for the gathering.
“We encourage the maximum participation of our industry stakeholders so that they will be updated on the latest issuances governing the implementation of labor laws. Our general membership meeting is just part of our efforts to strengthen the bond of our industry stakeholders for a robust climate in our area,” Ngolob stressed.
For his part, Engr. Mario R. Alzona, Jr., CREBA-BBC president, said their group will also be inviting prestigious guests who will be speaking before them on how to enhance their marketing through the social media.
Alzona said it is high time that members of their group will now start embracing the marketing of their products and services through the electronic media which will entice more buyers of their products and services from the different parts of the global village.
Aside from an expert in social media marketing, the CRABA official disclosed the group will also be inviting planning experts from the city government in order to provide them latest updates on the proposed amendments to the city land use plan and the zoning ordinance which is now pending before the city council.
Both PCCI-BBC and CREBA-BBC officials appealed to the members of their organizations to actively participate in their regular meetings for them to be updated on the latest activities that would help improve the competitiveness of their members in the highly competitive industries where they are involved.
Ngolob claimed there is a need to empower the members of the two organizations to be active in organizational gatherings for them to be able to learn about the up to date strategies and learnings on how to continuously improve the state of their business activities that will contribute in sustaining the growth of the business sector in the Baguio and Benguet areas.