Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Cebu Business Month 2010: The Green Expo Exhibition and Conference

One of the most relevant topics and concerns all around the globe is the campaign for a cleaner, better environment. Green products, services, and technologies continue to inspire more and more supporters and advocates all over the world.

To show its support in this endeavor, the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) organized the Cebu Business Month (CBM) 2010 with the Green Expo Exhibition and Conference last June 22–24. Held at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) the Green Expo was conducted in cooperation with the local government of Cebu, the Department of Tourism, the Department of Science and Technology, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, and the Cebu Visitors Convention Bureau.

The Green Expo featured a wide array of green products and technologies, services, and businesses, including information technology, computer software and peripherals, green tourism, manufacturing (such as jewelry and handicrafts), and green energy.

Across three days, the event also featured the emerging ICT and BPO industry in Cebu, the growing interest in Cebu as a prime tourist location, and how to succeed in green entrepreneurship

Participating in the event were Cebu Holdings Inc., SM City Cebu, Business World, GMA 7, IBM, International Pharmaceuticals, Business Mirror, the Manila Bulletin, Sun Star, Talheiyo Cement Philippines,, Marco Polo Plaza, Plantation Bay, Radisson Blu, and the San Miguel Corporation. Event sponsors were the Cebu Magazine, the Philippine Tattler and Foxchit. Islands Souvenirs provided the official shirts of the CBM 2010.

Media partners Alcordo Advertising, Cebu Daily News, I Design Cebu (Cebu Interactive Design), Infinity Colors Inc., Killer Bee, ABN Dreamworks, Mozcom, Make My Trip, Sky Cable, Studio 23, the Freeman, the Cebu Voice, Wealth TV, and y101 FM also graced the event.

For more information, please contact the CCCI at telephone numbers (032) 232-1421 to 24, local 109 or the CBM 2010 Secretariat at (032) 583-1258. You may also call 0908-8918233 or email or Visit their website at


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