DOLE Regional Director Albert Gutib together with RTWPB Board Secretary Jessie M. Dela Cruz were among the honored guests during the launching of “Treasures of SOCCSKARGEN: 3rd Regional Showcase of “SOX” Products and Services” by DTI 12 held on November 16, 2016 at SM Mall Event Center, General Santos City. The launching starts the 5 day event of trade and travel exposure showcasing delectable fresh and processed food, the artistically crafted gifts, decors and handicrafts and the beautiful tourism destination in SOCCSKSARGEN Region. The event also include, among others, the Forum in doing Business in Indonesia, and trainings and seminars on Digital Marketing for Entrepreneurs, Barcoding Seminars for Non-members, Great Packaging in Competitive Marketing, Geological Hazards Training, and Pro Green Economic Development Seminar.
Some 75 exhibiters including the RTWPB XII have joined the event that ended on November 20, 2016. Because of the limited number of booths, the RTWPB have partnered with one known exhibitor to place its handy IEC and promotional materials for distribution to walk in clients.
The event is a convergent effort of identified government agencies lead by DTI XII. The agencies involved are the Regional Offices of DOLE, DOT, DA, BFAR, DENR, MGB, TESDA, and the LGUs.