Usapang Exports goes to Cebu, Davao, Manila

By Patricia G. Blacer / Trade-Industry Development Specialist DTI-EMB

THE Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) brings its Usapang Exports activity to Cebu, Davao and Manila.

One of the activities lined up to celebrate the annual National Exporters’ Week (NEW), this activity aims to gather exporters, business-support organizations, officials from relevant government agencies, and other stakeholders. With the theme Innovate. Collaborate. Export!”, this edition aims to promote the culture of innovation and collaboration to grow exports.

The Usapang Exports series is slated on November 21 at Cebu Grand Hotel, November 23 at Royal Mandaya Davao and  December 6 in Makati City. PhilExport Cebu and DTI Davao will serve as co-organizers of this event.


Presidential Proclamation 931, s. 1996 and House Resolution 33 have declared the first week of December each year as the NEW to encourage all sectors of society to move as one toward the promotion and development of Philippine exports. This year, the focus of the activity will be topics on innovation, collaboration and export trends.

Speakers from the EMB, Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology, Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines and other private-sector experts of e-commerce, packaging and creative services will comprise the roster of speakers.

Lectures on packaging-technology services, consumer and global trends, packaging patents, creative- services exports, collaboration techniques, online tools for export marketing and testimonials from successful exporters are some of the featured topics this year.

For event details and registration inquiries, please contact the Export Assistance and Business Matching Division of the EMB at [email protected]

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