CEBU – The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) will officially launch its annual flagship project, Cebu Business Month. Now on its 23rd year, CBM 2019 carries the theme: “INNOVATION IN ACTION.”

The Chamber, through its current Cebu Business Month team spearheaded by Overall Chairperson Ms. Lilu Aliño emphasizes the importance of innovation in all aspects of business especially in this digital age. Further, she stresses that CBM 2019 aims to empower MSME’s through innovations that bring real benefits, drive growth & improve business productivity and competitiveness. She would like to invite entrepreneurs in ICT-BPM, Tourism & different Entrepreneurship sectors to join “Innovation in Action”.

“Take advantage of CBM 2019 curated events and activities, exciting exhibitions, pitching sessions, and conferences with power speakers this coming May 31 to June 30, 2019 at strategic venues,” says Aliño.

CCCI President, Mr. Virgilio G. Espeleta believes that each business firm has to be AGILE and INNOVATIVE in addressing or adopting to disruptions and the only way to do this is to leverage on technology and other game-changing innovations especially in building internal capabilities, keeping pace with changing market behaviors, using faster & cost-effective marketing and financial instruments.
Espeleta says, “Let’s experience and get into action as we provide every participant opportunities to adopt innovative ways of doing business.” In addition, he says “As we launch our 2019 CBM, let this be an opportunity to synergize, converge and collaborate in “Connecting Opportunities. Growing Businesses. Creating Value. For inclusive growth, collective prosperity and global competitiveness.”

Cebu Business Month highlights the following events: Grand Launching and Press Conference at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu on April 26; Grand Opening Salvo at Ayala Center Cebu on May 31; One Town, One Product Exhibit from May 31 – June 2 at Ayala Center Cebu; Cebu.IFF Curtain Raiser on June 5 at Robinsons Galleria Cebu; MSME Industry Ed Tour on June 5; Entrepreneurship Summit & Innovation Expo from June 12 – 14 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel; CEO Networking Night on June 13 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel; Tourism Innovation Forum on June 18 at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu; Business-In-Golf (B-I-G) Tournament on June 20 at Alta Vista Golf & Country Club; Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo from June 21-23 (Consolacion-Northern part of Cebu); Lumba’g Laag Sugbo Awards on June 25 at SM Cebu City; How to Franchise Your Business Seminary by Philippine Franchise Assn. on June 26 at Golden Prince Hotel & Suites; Grand Chamber Awards & Fellowship Night on June 28 at Marco Polo Plaza; Franchise Negosyo Para Sa Cebu Exhibit on June 28-29 at the Ayala Center Cebu; Sugbo Entertainment Expo (SEE) Cebu from June 29-30 at Robinsons Galleria Cebu.

Cebu Business Month 2019 aims to inspire, promote and grow Cebu business. It will gather business individuals and entrepreneurs to share best practices and technologies, and showcase products and services where possible affiliations can be consummated. This is supplemented by the team’s desire of enhancing business and effecting wide-scale economic development especially among the small and medium scale enterprises.

Be ready to connect opportunities, grow business, and create value for your enterprise!