Showing posts from September, 2014

Asian Retailers Conf. & Exhibition

The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) prepares for the Asian Retailers Conf. & Exhibition (ARCE ’15) next year. It held its 3/Q General Membership Meeting on 23 Sept. 2014 at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel at Newport City, Resorts World Manila. Topic for the day was the Valuation of One’s Retail Business. PAGASA is an active Affiliate Member of the PRA.

SCMAP Annual Conference

On 18 September 2014, the Supply Chain Management Association of the Phils. (SCMAP) opened its two-day Annual Conference at the EDSA Shangrila. SCMAP is the Organization of Distributors in the Phils.  It is on its 25 th Year of existence. PAGASA’s STC is invited as a Keynote Speaker together with Senator Bam Aquino and FPI(Fed. of Phil. Industries) Pres. Meneleo Carlos. STC was later awarded a token by SCMAP Pres. Arnel Gamboa while Mr. Carlos was awarded by SCMAP stalwart and former Pres. Cora Curay.

Meeting with NPCC

DTI Sec. Gregory Domingo calls a National Price Coordinating Council Meeting to discuss potential supply and price situation during the coming Yuletide Season given the lingering problem of Port Congestion and its ill effects to the economy. Meeting took place on 11 September 2014 at the Audio-Visual Room of the Bureau of Investments Building in Makati.


Opening of ASIAFOOD 2014 took place on 10 September 2014 at the World Trade Center. STC was invited to speak at the Opening and grace the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony together with (L-R) Norman Adriano/Sec. Gen.-SCMAP, STC, Col. EscaƱo/Meralco Foundation, LNA Mgt’s Josephine Miranda, Chef Robert Francisco/Hotel & Restaurant Chef’s Assn. of the Phils. and Lucito Chavez/VP-Phil. Fed. Of Bakers. They later made the initial rounds of the Trade Show dealing with machineries and processes for food processing.

CEO Forum at the EDSA Shangrila Hotel

On 4 Sept. 2014, the Supply Chain Management Association of the Phils. (SCMAP) held a CEO Forum at the EDSA Shangrila Hotel to discuss the Port Container Congestion Issue before their upcoming National Conference. STC was invited to be part of the panel discussion together with two of the three Port Operators of the Manila International Container Terminal. To STC’s right is Christian Gonzalez, Asia Region Head of the International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI).