DAVAO City — The second week of July was declared as the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME)
Week in Davao City.
Mayor Sara Duterte, through Proclamation No. 6 Series of 2012, announced this as a manifestation of the city’s commitment to actively advance the concerns of MSMEs.
Spearheaded by the Davao City MSME Development Council, several activities are lined up for the celebration slated from July 9 to 13.
These include the MSME Week Exhibit at the Davao City Pasalubong Center and Abreeza Ayala Mall, seminars and trainings for MSMEs, financing forum and food safety seminar in public markets.
Among the seminars and trainings are the Solid Waste Management Seminar by the City Environment and National Resources Office; Knowing Your Currency and Briefing on the Credit Surety Fund by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas,
Techno-Demo on Scented and Decorative Candle Making by the Department of Science and Technology XI, Financial Management Seminar by Department of Trade and Industry – Davao City Field Office; Branding and IPO Seminar, How to Start a Business and Simple Bookkeeping Seminar; and Anti-Corruption & Integrity Initiatives Seminar by the Davao City Chambers of commerce and Industry.
At present, 30 producers are joining the exhibit to showcase their products and services, such as processed food, souvenir items, home décor, jewelry, miracle oil, skin care, beads and bags, etc.
One Town One Product OTOP and Davao Branding System will be displayed at the exhibit venues during the weeklong celebration.
MSMEs who are interested to join the exhibits and trainings may contact Fem Garcia of DCCCII at telephone no. 2264433; 2214148, and/or DTI Davao City Field Office at tel no 2240511 local 208 and look for Arriel Nengasca.