Entrepreneurs in R-12 should join this expo to level up their game|OuR12 TRADE EXPO w/ free coaching, consultations, business ideas, seminars, jobs fair

Are you an entrepreneur in Region – 12 that is looking for new business ideas, inspirations, new opportunities for improvement, new technologies, new partners? Then come to SM CITY General Santos on November 14-18 for the OuR12 TRADE EXPO! It’s  one good opportunity to find ways to level up your game that you don’t want to miss!

The 5th OuR12 Trade Expo is a continuing  drive of Department of Trade and Industry Region (DTI-12) to further promote locally-made products, thus expand markets and increase sales. There will be 60+ exhibitors/businesses from different parts of the region that will join the trade exhibit . This is open to public on the said dates!


The Expo is designed for all types of businesses although it will also feature two new concepts: TsokoKapeTearla, a special pavilion offering choice local coffee, tea, and cacao blends paired with “OuR12. Treats” composed of newly-packaged bread and pastry pasalubong products.


Barangay level business support: Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay Stakeholders’ Summit
It is a convergence of government services, bringing it closer to the people. “Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay” brings government’s service delivery — such as those of the Negosyo — down to the region’s 1,195 barangays to spur enterprise creation and growth at the grassroots level. A MOU will be formalized among DTI, DILG, DA, DOLE, TESDA, and LGUs of the region during the Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay Stakeholders’ Summit on November 14, 2018.

Negosyo Congress: MSME Regional Congress
It is a gathering of MSMEs, policymakers, and development partners from all over the region to discuss how to further maximize the potential of Philippine MSMEs as engines of economic growth. It is spearheaded by the local SMED Council, LGU-Gensan and DTI.


NEGOsolusyon is a costumized package of business-related services for entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs through series of activities, namely: NEGOmodels, NEGOpack, NEGOtech, NEGOtalks, NEGOcoach, and NEGOlink.

NEGOcoach – Enhance your negosyo the TLC way – Transform. Learn. Connect. – is an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and businessmen for a free one-on-one business coaching session with experts  and entrep-mentors who will provide technical and practical know-how on managing an enterprise.

NEGOlink will help bridge the gap by leveraging MSMEs and linking them to financing institutions and to the supply chain. This will help expand your access to market and finance and link directly with institutional buyers as local producers and suppliers and tap financing institutions to address your needs.

NEGOmodels – Level up your playing field: explore business models for innovation and profit. This is ideal for those who are looking for start-up business opportunities/models on food processing, franchising, direct-selling, distributorship, and online selling.

NEGOpack – Improve your product packaging. Build your brand: Differentiate and stand out from the rest with excellent packaging. Find the best deals for your packaging needs. Link with industry experts to ensure strong market presence both local and foreign. Indeed, a great packaging completes the package.

NEGOtalks – Increase your competitive advantage, start with the right mindset and the right tools.  Together with partner agencies, experts in various fields share their knowledge to aspiring entrepreneurs and MSMEs on how to stay in business and maximize potentials for innovation and growth. Witness companies share their value proposition, business models and best practices.

NEGOtech – Speed-up productivity and efficiency through enhanced technology.
Techno-based solutions within your reach. Invest on the right equipment to streamline operational processes and produce excellent products and services in the market. A breakthrough opportunity to keep you ahead of competition.

And JOBS FAIR for those who are looking for work!

Trabaho Negosyo Kabuhayan is a jobs fair offering employment opportunities to job seekers. Entrepreneurial learning sessions will be conducted for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to inspire  them to become entrepreneurs by exploring viable livelihood options.

More will be happening in Gensan on the said dates! There will be recognition of outstanding entrepreneurs and ideas and programs! Let’s all learn together, find inspirations together and raise the game together! See you in Gensan!

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