The Bohol ICT Council represented by Chairperson Ms. Leah T. Magno and vice chair Engr. Jerome Auza, attended the Regional Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Conference on June 19, 2012 at the City Sports Club Cebu, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City. The conference was organized by the Private Sector Promotion (SMEDSEP) Program of the Department of Trade and Industry – Region VII (DTI-7) and the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI).
Together with Magno and Auza are Ms. Marietta Gasatan, President of the Bohol Chamber of Commerce, Atty. Lucas Nunag, Chairperson of the Bohol Provincial Tourism Council, Ms. Inday Dominise of the Bohol Investment and Promotions Center, representatives from DTI-Bohol and other MSME stakeholders in Bohol.
Magno discussed about the opportunities and challenges in the IT industry in Bohol during the “Conversations on the Development of IT-Enabled Services” while Nunag shared experiences in the tourism industry in Bohol during the “Conversations on the Development of the Tourism Sector”
The conference participants were welcomed by Mr. Prudencio J. Gesta, President of the CCCI. Cebu City Mayor Michael L. Rama, Dr. Volker Steigerwald, Program Manager of GIZ – Private Sector Promotion (SMEDSEP) Program, and Ms. Asteria C. Caberte, Regional Director of DTI-7 gave keynote messages.