On August 17, 2018, Globe myBusiness, in partnership with Summit Media‘s Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP), kicked off Star Bazaar 2018 — its much awaited star-studded business event for SMEs, which aims to inspire entrepreneurs create success through its line-up of celebrity business owners and industry experts.
The event’s purpose was solidified with the presence of Globe myBusiness’ partners like Spark Project, Let’s Eat Pare and the Association of Filipino Franchisers Incorporated (AFFI), which is a free-for-all shopping and learning experience, where attendees can meet and learn from their favorite celebrity entrepreneurs and check out what their businesses have to offer.
Summit Media Executive Director Jo-Ann Maglipon, The Spark Project co-founder Patch Dulay, Let’s Eat Pare’s Mark Del Rosario AFFI President Joyce Yu and AFFI Vice President for Membership Jorge Noel Wieneke III were all present during the event in show of support for Globe myBusiness.
Mark and Joyce, for their part, both described Globe myBusiness as an invaluable business partner, who’s helping them fulfill their own vision for entrepreneurs.
According to Mark, Let’s Eat Pare’s mission is to give food entrepreneurs a platform to tell their stories and share their exciting food products or concepts. He said that Globe myBusiness is helping them fulfill their mission as a community that gives voices to food business owners.
“Globe myBusiness is a very supportive partner in a sense that they provide avenues such as Star Bazaar that bring entrepreneurs into the picture. They are able to give them a venue to promote their products. We are here today to support them,” Mark said.
He adds that “Globe myBusiness is very invested in SMEs. We are helping them professionalize their business, which Globe myBusiness is helping us do. Because they have different networks of partners, they helps us get the word out and reach young entrepreneurs.”
One of the previous collaborations between Globe myBusiness and Let’s Eat Pare include the Let’s Food Crawl Pare in Poblacion, Makati. The event highlighted some of the businesses that started in Let’s Eat Pare’s community Facebook page and the bars and restaurants around the business district’s premiere food hot spot.
Meanwhile, Joyce also noted how Globe myBusiness is helping AFFI’s mission of empowering home-grown brands in the Philippines, noting that their long-standing partnership has helped their members develop their businesses through technology.
“We are here [at Star Bazaar] to support Globe myBusiness as their partners. We want our members to grow. Globe myBusiness is a big factor in our growth because they are helping us reach more entrepreneurs,” Joyce shared.
“It’s really a great opportunity to partner with Globe myBusiness this year. We are very lucky to be partners with Globe myBusiness, which helps a lot of our members, from wifi to digital [solutions]. Everything is online now and the things we do as businesses are there,” she added.
Among the events that were made possible by Globe myBusiness’ partnership with AFFI is the myBusiness Day, which featured a one-stop shop for those looking forward to start their own business. The AFFI is also part of Globe myBusiness Restaurant Business Network, which is a network of interrelated businesses that aims to support entrepreneurs in the food industry.
With great goals come great partners. Globe myBusiness certainly has an all-star roster of business partners with Let’s Eat Pare and the AFFI, which likewise aims to empower entrepreneurs and help them create their own success!
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Heralded as the Queen City of the South, Cebu is a prime business environment that thrives from its natural affinity with the arts. It was the perfect venue for Sparkfest, which helped budding creative minds dig deeper into entrepreneurship and learn how Cebuanos are striking a perfect balance between art and business.
Sparkfest featured some prominent faces in Cebu’s business and arts landscape, who spoke about their experiences through panel discussions that focused on a variety of business topics. They likewise shared their opinions on current issues faced by artists and entrepreneurs alike.
Discover what Sparkfest Cebu’s line of experts have to say and apply their learnings to your own business. Here are some outtakes from the event:
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