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Hotel Suppliers Show Manila is back

Hotel Suppliers Show Manila, the country’s premier showcase of the latest trends and products in the hospitality industry, returns this year to the SMX Convention Center Manila at the SM Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City. The show will run from September 22-24 and will be held simultaneously online for the first time, alongside two other highly anticipated annual shows: Beauty + Health & Wellness Manila and Interior & Design Manila, both also in a hybrid format.

Now on her 13e year, the event remains the most anticipated annual sourcing event covering all requirements of hotels, resorts, restaurants and leisure establishments throughout the metropolitan area and other parts of the country.

Coinciding with the vendor trade event is the “Trabaho, Asenso, Turismo Philippine Tourism Job Fair”, a joint venture of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Alongside the Hotel Suppliers Show Manila is Beauty + Health & Wellness Manila. The event will showcase the latest trends, technologies and innovations in the beauty, health and wellness sectors, covering both local and global markets.

Interior & Design Manila, another featured event, is the premier venue for showcasing and discovering the latest interior products, services, technologies and innovations.

The trade shows, which bring together more than 200 leading brands, companies and innovators on-site and online, are organized by event and marketing agency Global-Link MP, a subsidiary of MP International Pte of Singapore. Ltd, and is part of the multi-award-winning events and brand activations agency, Pico Group. Global-Link MP mounts the virtual components of its hybrid events through its own VX Events online event platform.

Pasig BOSS Extension

(From left) BPLO leader Melanie De Mesa; Pivi Diaz, head of the Ayala Malls cluster; Vice President and Central Head of Ayala Malls AC Legarda; Mayor Vico Sotto and Municipal Administrator Jeron Manzanero.

Pasig City’s one-stop shop, known as Pasig BOSS, extends its facilities to Ayala The 30th on the third floor.

Pasig BOSS was first launched in 2021 as a satellite to reduce the number of people queuing at City Hall for their business needs. He effectively streamlined the lengthy processes and procedures the department served, improving the ease of doing business in the city.

Pasig BOSS currently handles new business registrations, business renewals, business retirements and amendments.

Play to help during GDay

Globe employees marked 917 GDay with a full week of activities with customers.

In partnership with Timezone, Globe brought arcade favorites to its headquarters at The Globe Tower at BGC from September 12-16, where employees could kick back and let loose in car racing and shooting games , among others.

To enter the arcade, employees simply had to show their GlobeOneApp for a free game or donate at least P10 to the Hapag movement using their Globe Rewards or GCash to play all week.

“It’s our way of giving back to our employees by providing fun in our corporate office, while helping them give back to the community by encouraging donations to the Hapag movement,” said Jerome Patalud, Head of Globe Rewards.

The Hapag movement is Globe’s initiative to fight involuntary hunger through technology. He hopes to rally Filipinos behind a collective effort to help feed the hungry by providing them with various channels to send aid.

The fundraising activity is implemented in partnership with Ayala Foundation’s #BrigadangAyalaKaakay Program, Tzu Chi Foundation Philippines, Caritas Philippines and World Vision.

Meralco bags international recognitions

The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has won two awards of excellence at the 2022 Silver Quill Awards, an awards program organized by the International Association of Business Communicators.

These awards were among seven winning entries from the Philippines who won the most coveted prize for demonstrating strategic acumen, innovative thinking and creative skills.

Meralco’s 2020 Corporate Reports won in the Publications category and featured Meralco’s 2020 Annual Report, Power On; Meralco 2020 Sustainability Report, Live the Life; and the One Meralco Foundation (OMF) 2020 Annual Report, Give Hope.

“Meralco Corporate Partners Viber Community: Engagement When Connectivity Matters,” is the company’s winning entry in the social media category.

Both entries were also recognized at the 2022 Gold Quill Awards for achieving a total score of 5.25 and above per entry, automatically qualifying them as Excellence Winners at the IABC Asia Pacific Silver Quill Awards.

GMA Network meeting

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GMA Network has named Oliver Victor Amoroso as interim head of GMA News Group effective October 16, 2022.

Amoroso will oversee the network’s news group, which includes its on-air programs as well as its digital platform, GMA News Online.

At the same time, he will continue to serve as Senior Vice President and Head of Regional TV and Synergy.

Amoroso is in charge of operations, business development, content and production – including local news, of GMA Network’s regional arm, GMA Regional TV.

Landbank-MyEG partnership

The Land Bank of the Philippines has partnered with MyEG Philippines Inc. to enable users of the Link.BizPortal facility to pay for government and private institution products and services online using e-wallets .

Through this partnership, Landbank Link.BizPortal users will now have access to MyEG’s list of e-wallet payment services such as GCash, Maya, GrabPay and ShopeePay to pay for government transactions. Cash payment options remain available at all branches of 7-Eleven, Cebuana Lhuillier, Palawan Express, Bayad Center, SM Malls, Robinsons Department Store, Tambunting Pawnshop, RD Pawnshop, USSC, Posible, DA5 and many more.

The addition of these alternative digital payment options will provide convenience and efficiency for merchants and institutions, as well as safer and faster funds delivery. The partnership will also reduce direct and indirect costs associated with physical cash or in-kind distribution of goods; establish accountability and monitoring of financial flows, thereby limiting the risk of corruption and theft, as well as unclogging lobbies traffic and saving on operating costs.

The partnership between Landbank and MyEG PH supports Republic Act 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services Act of 2018

Borderless payment solutions

Bayad strengthens its partnership with PLDT Global Corp. for the use by the first of the one-stop payment platform TINBO (Tindahanni Bossing) of the second.

TINBO makes it easy for Filipinos abroad to pay their bills for Filipino brands powered by Bayad. These cover payments for electric and water utilities, cable and internet, government contributions, loan repayments, tuition fees, online shopping, insurance and many more.

Through TINBO’s web portal, tinbo.ph, accessible in Asia, Europe and the United States, customers can pay their bills using any MasterCard or Visa debit or credit card, or via available payment channels enabled in their respective locations.

A successful registration on tinbo.ph will activate a smart virtual number (TINBO number) for the user. The TINBO number serves as a SIM-free virtual smart mobile number that allows users to receive calls and texts from family and friends, as well as secure one-time use PIN (OTP) codes from the Philippines.

Multiple advantages with the APC card

Angel’s Pizza continues to build customer loyalty with the Angel’s Pizza Club (APC) card, the brand’s membership card.

APC members can take advantage of exclusive offers such as Buy 1 Take 1 for Big Family and Family-size pizzas, 25% off all pizzas, free medium pizza when signing up, and discounts on affiliate brands such as Figaro Coffee, Tien Ma’s and Suite.

Although the APC card offers multiple benefits and benefits, the Buy 1 Take 1 offer has proven to be the most popular with APC cardholders. Besides the big savings, what’s also great about the APC card is that it only costs P299, comes with a free medium pizza coupon, and is valid for life with no annual expiration or fees repeated annuals.

Shot with iPhone

Apple Premium Reseller Power Mac Center (PMC) has mounted “Portraits”, a special visual storytelling series created in collaboration with Filipino photographers showcasing the iPhone’s photographic prowess.

Portraits is part of the Power Mac Center’s iPhone for All campaign, which aims to bring the iPhone closer to more Filipinos. By extending great offers and creating great shopping experiences, PMC is finally making it easier for everyone to switch to an iPhone.

Customers who want to get the highly anticipated iPhone 14 series are encouraged to complete the inquiry form at https://bit.ly/3S17ocN get notified when devices hit local shores. Meanwhile, other iPhone series are available for purchase at any Power Mac Center branch or The Loop, Viber Store, Lazada, and Shopee.

FEU medtech and nursing institute

Far Eastern University (FEU) has recently established the Institute of Health Sciences and Nursing (IHSN), which offers the best health-related degree programs in medical technology and nursing .

FEU plans to expand IHSN’s academic portfolio to include pharmacy, microbiology, and rehabilitation sciences.

FEU offers one of the best Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology in the Philippines.

The nursing program is accredited at Level III, the second highest rating given by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities.

The institute also offers a Master of Arts in Nursing.

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