Program

Plenary sessions and panel discussions on digital transformation of MSME-exporters in the new normal will follow after the exhibit viewing. Highlights of the event include the recognition of Top Export Performers of 2019 and the launch of SheTrades PH Hub, a unique global platform for women-owned businesses, organizations, and companies, will also be done later in the afternoon. 

Continue reading below to know more about NEC 2020.

Manufacturing, Payment Systems, Logistics, and Skills Upgrading and Retooling

Digital transformation has been an ongoing movement in all industries for the past two decades. Companies around the world have been adopting technology and innovation in different aspects of their operations; from marketing, inventory, logistics, and finances–some adopting faster than others. However, the recent pandemic has not only challenged Philippine exporters but required them to use technology to hurdle lockdowns and other restrictions, not only in the Philippines but abroad as well. This panel will share practices on how Philippine exporters can use new technologies available to help them adapt to the New Normal.
The DTI will be accorded to exporters that achieved the highest value of a one-year stellar record of export revenue performance. Service exporters and RIPPLES Plus enrollees from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will also be given recognition for their outstanding success in penetrating global markets. And finally, exporters that achieved the highest export revenues in their respective sectors the last 3 years will be awarded the Hall of Fame Award.
This is to acknowledge their contribution to the export performance of the country, working together with Philippine small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and remaining committed as major partners for the creation of jobs and investments in the Philippines.
Connectivity, Digital Payment, e-Commerce, Education, and Training

With the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine government faces the challenge of creating an enabling environment for businesses to flourish, amidst the New Normal. Policies and processes that have been established for years are suddenly impractical and no longer appropriate to exporters’ needs. This panel will discuss how various government agencies are implementing new programs and working together to lead Philippine exporters in their digital transformation.
SheTrades PH Hub is a project of the DTI-EMB in partnership with the International Trade Centre (ITC) and Philippine Trade and Investment Centre (PTIC) in Geneva and in collaboration with the DTI Regional Operations Group.  

SheTrades Hub is a decentralized platform of the International Trade Centre (ITC) SheTrades initiative implemented and funded by a local host institution, DTI-EMB. The purpose of SheTrades Hub is to roll out the SheTrades initiative to the local context by aligning with the government and initiatives around women’s economic empowerment for increased local ownership and sustainable long-term impact. SheTrades Hub’s contribute to the overall SheTrades goal of connecting 3 million women to markets by 2021.

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