June 17, 2015 (Wednesday) at Sequoia Hotel

Workshop Topics

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How to Be a Successful Freelancer

Fitz Gerard Villafuerte is a civil engineer who decided to quit the corporate world back in 2003 to pursue entrepreneurship. His blog, Ready To Be Rich, has won several awards including the Best Business and Finance Blog at the Philippine Blog Awards. He has also been recognized by Moneysense Magazine as among the Top 12 Most Influential People in Personal Finance in the Philippines. He is a best-selling author, a Registered Financial Planner, a regular resource speaker for ABSCBN News Channel (ANC) and CNN Philippines, and an investment trainer for various corporate and socio-civic organizations in the country where he actively promotes entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

How to start a book writing career

Being afflicted with retinitis pigmentosa didn’t stop Maria Criselda Bisda, from living an active and fulfilled life in the corporate world and outside. The achiever that she is, Krissy, as her loved ones and friends call her, hurdled all challenges that stood in her way to reach the proverbial summit in her career. Apart from her research work, she is also the current director for Human Resource and Training of Work Innovation Through Resource Enabled Development (WIRED), where it aims to find and provide work opportunities for persons with disabilities through maximizing technology and work at home setting. Currently, she is finishing a module for a community development activity that aims to enhance knowledge on sexual and reproductive health for women with disabilities. Moreover, she wiwill soon publish her e-book about how to invest a BPO business in the Philippines, a handbook for investors / capitalists.

Creating and Monetizing Your Freedom Business

Marv de Leon is the founder of the Philippines’ premier freelancer community, Freelance Blend. He is the host of the top business and career podcast in iTunes, Freelance Blend Podcast, and writes for FreelanceBlend.com and Malaya Business Insight newspaper. He is co­-authoring a book about online entrepreneurship which will be published in 2016. Marv is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Business Management at the De La Salle University, Taft. He is currently an executive of a global financial services company, a serial entrepreneur, a graphic designer, a loving husband and a hands-­on father of two kids. Marv is planning to retire early to focus on family, graphic design, business, and helping Filipinos fulfill their dreams through freelancing and freedom business. To learn more about Marv, you may check out his website, MarvdeLeon.com.

Gusto Kong Magnegosyo … Pero Paano?

Ms. Roselle Reig is the CEO of GlobalKnowledge Ph, a company that has been in existence for the past 12 years delivering both IT and business courses. Ms. Reig, in her passion for education, has been in the training industry for almost 2 decades now. She has a degree in Business Administration major in Banking and Finance, Management, and Marketing from the University of Santo Tomas, where she also took her Legal undergraduate course.

About Us

What is ICT Expo?
We aim to connect businesses with the right people.

About Us The DOST- Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Office in partnership with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA), organizations of persons with disabilities and Vibal Publishing House will hold the first ever inclusive ICT expo entitled “ICT 4 BIZ” on June 17, 2015 at Sequioa Hotel. This one-day event will spotlight ICT products and services of organizations and startup companies of persons with disabilities (PWDs) and other non-PWD ICT-related providers. The Expo will display different technologies, skill exhibitions, hold simultaneous seminars/workshops guaranteed to spark the development of skills on online entrepreneurship and investment 101. ICT4BIZ will serve as an avenue for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as startup companies seeking quality and affordable ICT related products and services matching to the needs and requirements of their companies. This year’s title “ICT 4 Biz” intends to highlight inclusive business where persons with disabilities are part of employment creation and are actively engaging with other micro-enterprises and small and medium enterprises (SMES). Moreover, “ICT 4 Biz” is in line with this year’s ICT month’s theme “Internet for All” where internet is not only a great tool and equalizer but now a necessity in communication and in accessing information.

  • For Corporations

    Large corporations can avail of services of exhibitors.

  • For Entrepreneurs
  • For Startup Companies
  • For Small and Medium Enterprises

Our Team

Meet the organizers!
DOST-ICTO
DOST – Information and Communications Technology Office
NCDA
National Council on Disability Affairs
Department of Education
Department of Education
ATRIEV
Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired – We restore hope. We transform lives. ATRIEV is at the forefront of providing access to information technology for the blind in the Philippines and this has dramatically changed the lives of the Filipino blind.
MCCID
Manila Christian Computer Institute for the Deaf College of Technology
RBI
Resources for the Blind
Vibal Publishing
Vibal Publishing House Inc.
inteGREAT
Seamlessly connect the real world with the virtual world and draw the potentials and powers of online connectivity.

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