DTI brings business development services to Quezon
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, July 20 (PIA) -- More than 100 people, including budding entrepreneurs, attended a caravan organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) at SM City Lucena last July 18.
The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) caravan aims to bring business development services to entrepreneurs particularly in areas where such services may be limited.
DTI Quezon Provincial Director Marcelina Alcantara in her message urged entrepreneurs to take advantage of free business development services provided by government agencies and non-government organizations.
Briefings, training and counselling sessions were held at the caravan on topics like business opportunities, branding and the intellectual property system, access to financing, food safety, technical and regulatory requirements pertaining to the food industry, product design and development, and market information.
Marilou Quinco-Toledo, regional director of DTI Calabarzon said with assistance, entrepreneurs would have the chance to make big businesses and in turn help invigorate the economy by generating income and creating jobs.
Alona Obispo, Quezon provincial board member and chairperson of the trade and industry committee encouraged entrepreneurs to learn and do what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
DTI's partner agencies in the development and promotion of businesses include the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines, Small Business Corporation, Philippine Trade Training Center, Bureau of Export and Trade Promotion, the Department of Science and Technology and the University of the Philippines. (Charlie S. Dajao, DTI Calabarzon/CPG, PIA4A)
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