DAVAO CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI 11), in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT 11), Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), Mindanao Business Council (MinBC) and City Government of Davao, will be hosting the BIMP-EAGA Trade, Tourism and Investment Forum on October 5 at the Marco Polo Hotel here.
DTI 11 Regional Director Maria Belenda Q. Ambi said the event will be attended by around 200 delegates “comprising of contractors, exporters and importers, logistics companies and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).”
She said the forum is aimed at “becoming a platform for convergence of the BIMP-EAGA clusters and development partners to present business and investment opportunities, priority programs and projects, including those in the national and sub-regional economic growth corridors.”
The event will also hold a Product Investment and Tourism Information Exhibit at the lobby of the hotel to showcase investment projects, trade opportunities, local and national incentives, and tourism destination packages among others.
“The Trade, Tourism and Investment Forum is geared towards encouraging more information exchange and trade opportunities, especially within the BIMP EAGA pillars,” Ambi said.(davaotoday.com)