The Regional Competitiveness Committee - Region 02 (RCC R02), chaired by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), convened for the conduct of the 1st RCC Meeting on March 29, 2017 at the DTI-NERBAC Conference Room.
The Kapatid Mentor ME program was regionally launched for Cagayan Valley Region last March 23, 2017 at Santiago City, Isabela. However, a separate grand launching was held at Basco, Batanes on March 31, 2017 due to its geographical location. It was graced by DTI Assistant Secretary for Regional Operations Blesila A. Lantayona who stressed the importance of the mentoring program for local MSMEs to scale up their businesses by enlivening the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. “Because of your promising tourism industry, there is a need to help your MSMEs in scaling up and sustaining their enterprises in support to your tourism sector.”, emphasized by Asec. Lantayona.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) region 2 in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE) launched the Kapatid Mentor ME (KMME) program on March 23, 2017 at the Dea MylesFunction Hall, Dubinan West Santiago City.