PSE and Asiamoney host forum on tourism
The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) and Asiamoney will gather top government officials and business executives in the annual Philippine roundtable forum entitled Leisure, Tourism and Gaming in the Philippines to be held on May 27, 2013 from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Grand Ballroom, Hotel InterContinental, Makati City.
The roundtable forum will analyze the growth potential of tourism in the Philippines and debate what factors are driving this growth. It will also tackle the already strong invest-ability of the leisure and gaming sectors and examine the funding and investment needs for these businesses to continue to grow.
Leading the panel are Department of Tourism Undersecrtary Daniel G. Corpuz, Department of Transportation and Communication Undersecretary Rene K. Limcaoco, SM Hotels and Conventions Corporation Executive Vice President Reynaldo D. Villar, BDO Capital and Investment Corporation President Eduardo V. Francisco, IP E-Game Ventures, Inc. President and CEO Enrique Y. Gonzalez, and The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. President and CEO Hans. B. Sicat.
Executive Secretary Honorable Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr. will deliver the welcome address.
"We trust that leisure, tourism and gaming sectors have enormous potential for expansion and profitability in the coming years. With proper planning, investment in infrastructure and sound regulation in place, these sectors are set to become major contributors to the Philippine economy," PSE President and CEO Mr. Hans B. Sicat said.
The debate will be moderated by Richard Morrow, Editor of Asiamoney. The highlight of the forum will be published in a subsequent issue of Asiamoney Magazine and will appear on the Asiamoney PLUS website www.asiamoney.com.