The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) forged partnerships with local government units, government agencies, and companies coming from different industries for the Cebu Business Month (CBM) 2018 in order to ensure that the line-up of activities and events make a positive impact on the business sector in Cebu, including small and medium enterprises.
CCCI will sign a memorandum of agreement with the omnibus sponsors of CBM 2018 before the Grand Launching and Press Conference of CBM 2018 at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu on May 10.
CBM 2018 is organized in partnership with the Cebu Provincial Government and the Cebu City Government. Event partners include the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Tourism, and Department of Trade and Industry.
Omnibus co-presentors include Cebu Holdings Inc., Ayala Center Cebu, PLDT Enterprise, Voyager, PayMaya, Robinsons Land Corporation, Robinsons Galleria Cebu, SM Prime Holdings Inc., UnionPay International Southeast Asia, and Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.
CBM 2018’s omnibus platinum sponsor is Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. Omnibus diamond sponsors Cathay Pacific, Cebu Landmasters Inc., F2 Logistics Philippines Inc., Golden Prince Hotel & Suites, Lexmark Research & Development Corporation, Oriental Port and Allied Services Corporation, Philippines AirAsia, Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc., and The Insular Life Assurance Company, Ltd. Omnibus silver sponsor is Treasure Island Industrial Corporation.
Prime partners are ABS-CBN, Alcordo International Inc. (Alcordo Advertising), BusinessWorld Publishing Corporation, SkyCable Pacific CATV, Ocean Fast Ferries Inc. (Oceanjet), GMA Network, and Manila Bulletin.
Media partners include Brigada 93.1 News FM Cebu, Cebu Daily News, Expat Travel & Lifestyle Philippines, GraphicStar Imaging Corporation, Greenworld LED Solutions Inc., Innopub, Mynimo.com, NU107.Com Co, SunStar Publishing Inc., The Freeman, and Sonshine Radio.
CBM 2018’s specific event sponsors are Aboitiz Power Corp., BDO Unibank Inc., Cebu Pacific Airlines, Bank of the Philippine Islands, CT4 Philippines Incorporated, Eastern Communications, Global Business Power, GT Cosmetics Manufacturing Inc., Hyundai Cebu Inc., Security Bank Corporation, Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corp., Oakridge Business Park, Philippine Airlines, Seaoil Philippines, and Tsuneishi Technical Services Philippines.
During the Grand Launching of CBM 2018, Fire Attraction, a group of performers will do a dance number using LED lights before unveiling the CBM 2018 logo and theme.
CBM 2018, which is now on its 22nd year, will feature activities and events in June that align with the theme, Innovate Cebu, and that focus on areas of tourism, entrepreneurship, and information and communications technology and business processing management.
These events are designed to inspire, promote and grow Cebu’s business sector, which has always been CBM’s objective, according to Benedict Y. Que, CBM 2018 overall chairman and president of Golden Prince Hotel & Suites. He is assisted by Robinson Y. Uy, CBM 2018 vice chairman and general manager of La Nueva Drugstore Chains Inc., and a team of dedicated business leaders from different industries in Cebu.
CBM 2018 ACTIVITIES
Grand Opening Salvo on June 1 at Ayala Center Cebu
Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo on June 10-12 from SM Seaside City Cebu to south of Cebu
Tourism Innovation Forum on June 14 at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu
Innovation Summit Conference and Exhibition on June 19-20 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino
Business-in-Golf Tournament on June 21 at Alta Vista Golf & Country Club
Grand Chamber Awards and Fellowship Night on June 29 at Oakridge Pavilion.
For more information on CBM 2018, visit www.facebook.com/cebubusinessmonth or call the CCCI office at 232-1421 to 24. All event updates of CBM 2018 can be accessed through the CBM2018 app on Android.
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