The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Iloilo Chapter (PCCI- lIloilo) hosts the Dinagyang 2023 lloilo Business Expo (ILOBEX) this January 16-22, 2023.
Keeping up with its tradition of holding simultaneous events in different venues, ILOBEX is seen to be the grandest trade fair in the city where over-100 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) expected to participate at Festive Walk Iloilo, SM City Iloilo, and Robinsons Iloilo.
The exhibitors showcase various products from hablon making/weaving, local delicacies, fresh produce, accessories, native products, and a lot more.
“Ini daku gid nga bulig sa aton mga negosyante nga makabawi sa epekto sang pandemya. My advance congratulations to the PCCI Iloilo Chapter for this very successful 2023 ILOBEX,” Trenas said.
In his speech, Trenas also thanked SM City for supporting ILOBEX and Dinagyang 2023. He revealed that SM gave a total of P17 million (including P10 million cash) for the festivities.
“Amo na ini ang pinakadaku nga amot sang isa ka negosyo sa aton Dinagyang. Daku gid ang aton pasalamatan sa SM sa ila nga bulig,” Trenas added.
ILOBEX hopes to bring together corporate partners, sponsors, and government organizations to assist local businesses and entrepreneurs in addition to promoting the best of Iloilo.
More importantly, it will enable local entrepreneurs to expand their business network with other MSMEs in the same way that PCCI works to establish and maintain linkages with other regional business organizations and agencies.
This year, ILOBEX continues to be a forefront of promoting not just business, trends and opportunities in Iloilo City but more importantly, economic recovery.