TACLOBAN CITY – The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tacloban-Leyte, Inc., is celebrating the Leyte Business Month this October.

In line with the celebration, the business group prepared several activities that includes a job fair and a business forum.

The business month celebration starts October 16 with a job fair at the Leyte Academic Center in Palo town participated by 40 businesses and industries offering 76 slots of employment.

This year’s celebration is anchored on the theme ‘Building the Future of Region VIII.’
A the two-day Leyte Business Month Conference is scheduled today (Oct.17) highlighting programs and opportunities that are helping build more future-ready Eastern Visayas.
The two-day conference also features agricultural-based inventions and technology exhibits.

Among the highlights of the event is the conduct of a business forum slated on Wednesday (Oct.18) to be held at the Mary Ngo Auditorium of the Saint Paul School of Professional Studies.

The forum offers a unique chance to connect, engage, and network with members of the organization and the local business community to gain valuable insights from panel of experts in business, investment, and local economy and have a deeper understanding of the national economic landscape and business opportunities.

Resource speakers for the forum include Rex Maria Mendoza, chairman of Rampver Financials Inc., chairman of the board of Singlife Philippines and lead independent director of Globe Telecoms and Ayala Land Logistics Holdings Corporation; Don Carlo Hernandez, vice president and head of Thrust, Maybank Philippines, Inc.; and Earl Andrew Aguirre, assistant vice president and market strategist, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co.