TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – Esteemed officials of the Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation Inc. (Oro Chamber), led by Mr. Ruben Vegafria, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Region X Governor, visited Governor Imelda Dela Cruz Quibranza at her office on July 12, 2022.
With the goal of identifying the gaps in the island – region’s agriculture and improving the production-to-consumption value chain among every province in the region, the Oro Chamber personally discussed with Governor Angging the details of the upcoming back-to-back conduct of the Mindanao Food Congress and the Cagayan de Oro Best Enterprise Service and Trade Exposition (OroBEST Expo) on October 26-28, 2022 at Cagayan de Oro City.
The OroBEST Expo is the longest-running and biggest trade exposition in Northern Mindanao. Along with the provinces of Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon, the Province of Lanao del Norte was invited as one of the presentors during the congress. Each province will be given the opportunity to showcase the best enterprises, products, and services and expand its network and linkages.
In partnership with the PCCI, over 400 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are expected to participate in this year’s congress.
Aside from different key officials from the national line agencies, the Oro Chambers is looking forward to the exposition this year, for it will be participated by the Embassy of India, its Partner Country.
Mr. Vegafria was accompanied by Mr. Arthur B. Quiblat, VP (Agriculture & Agribusiness Sector), Ms. Avalyn Cahulogan, VP (Services Sector), Ms. Queritess Q. Queja, Oro Chamber Executive Director, Mr. Peleberto D. Acut, Board of Trustee (Manufacturing & Industry), and Ms. Aile Guia Perez, MFC Coordinator.
Former 2nd District Congressman Abdullah Dimakuta Dimaporo, Engr. Anecita Lendio, Provincial Planning and Development Officer, and Ms. Raquel Ensur, the OIC of the Provincial Agriculture Office, were also present during the meeting. PIO-LDN