Over 300 SMEs in Batangas Learn Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age at Globe Business Day

As part of its commitment to help build a digital nation, Globe Business brings SME caravan to Batangas City to showcase latest business solutions, tools and techniques for entrepreneurs amid the digital revolution.

"With Globe Business, anyone can be a businessman, especially in a highly-digital world."

[February 20, 2016, Batangas City] Over 300 existing and aspiring entrepreneurs are gathering at the SM City Batangas Activity Center today to attend the Globe Business Day in Batangas to learn the ropes of entrepreneurship in the digital age.

As part of its commitment to help build a digital nation, Globe Telecom is expanding the reach of its nationwide digital solutions caravan for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through its SME arm Globe Business as it holds the 3rd Globe Business Day in Batangas City.


Globe Business has been working relentlessly with local government units (LGUs) nationwide to bring one of the country’s much-awaited ground fairs for existing and aspiring SMEs to help them learn the ropes of entrepreneurship in the digital age.


 Now on its 3rd installment in Batangas with previous roll-outs in Cauayan, Isabela and Davao City, the Globe Business Day caravan is a one-stop exhibit for entrepreneurs, allowing SMEs to explore new business opportunities, find new ways to increase their revenues, discover new solutions to stay competitive in the digital age, meet and be inspired by successful entrepreneurs and get great deals from suppliers to save on costs through showcase of the latest digital solutions,  insightful speaker discussions, and interactive display of booths from participating SMEs.


Aside from showcasing its portfolio of offerings, Globe Business is also bringing RJ Ledesma, co-founder of Mercato Centrale Food Market and Anthony Pangilinan, Chairman of Chief Disturber of Businessworks, Inc. to share tips and tricks to help make businesses better.


“With Globe Business, anyone can be a businessman, especially in a highly-digital world,” shares Globe Business vice president Barbie Dapul. “And through our institutionalized Globe Business Day caravans, we are helping entrepreneurs discover new ways of doing business to stay competitive in the digital age through our portfolio of solutions, interesting talks and sharing of best practices, and wide array of business investment opportunities from partner suppliers, franchisors and loan facilities.”


“Batangas is one of the country’s biggest SME hubs and we recognize the big contributions that SMEs give to drive growth in our economy, that’s why we are very excited to bring Globe Business Day in Batangas to reach out to the SME communities there and help make their enterprises grow, succeed, and become globally-competitive,” she added.


At the Globe Business Day, Globe Business will be showcasing its portfolio of digital solutions such as the Globe Business Tracker, a do-it-yourself portable GPS Tracking solution that enables users to monitor the real-time location of their vehicles even without the need of device installation. With the Globe Business Tracker, users can improve delivery planning, do real-time monitoring and live tracking, improve driving habits and save unnecessary costs. The Globe Business Tracker is available at Plan 699 with 24-months lock-up period in Globe stores nationwide.


SMEs can also avail of Shopify, an e-Commerce platform that allows anyone to open their own online store in minutes. It is one of the solutions that will help SMEs to simplify and professionalize their business operations for as low as P659 a month.   


Aside from Shopify, Globe Business also offers myShopkeeper, a cloud-based sales and inventory tracking solution; Google Apps for Work, which provides businesses with custom email address; Canvas for digital business forms and receipts; and Globe Charge, a mobile card reader attached to a smartphone which allows entrepreneurs to accept credit card payments even when they are on-the-go. 


To learn more about Globe Business and its suite of products and services, visit www.globe.com.ph/business/sme.html.ph.

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