HAPISABIDA Business Conference and Expo 2022 Day 1
Healthy Pilipinas
May 16, 2022
May 19, 2022
As part of the 21st Cityhood Anniversary of Isabela de Basilan and the 3rd Sakayan Festival with the theme “Turismo at Negosyo: Asenso Isabeleños,” and in support of a more dynamic, progressive, and inclusive economy, the City Government of Isabela, led by Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman through its Local Economic Development and Investment Promotions Office (LEDIPO), organized a two-day business conference and expo at Kasinnahan Hotel and Resort.
LEDIPO chief and conference director Jaime Juanito Rivera thanked the guests, delegates, conference partners, and sponsors before officially declaring the start of the confab, which was followed by the HAPISABIDA EXPO 2O22 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony led by Mr. Rivera, City Tourism Officer Claudio Ramos II, City Population Officer/Nutrition Focal Jesilyn Puno and Public Employment Service Office Manager Aradelria Belleng.
Meanwhile, Mayor Turabin-Hataman moderated Session 1: HAPInvest in the Sustainable City of the South – Proudly Local, Ready to go Global and invited on stage to talk about their projects and progress were DBP Branch Manager Shiela Porticos, HHH Construction representative Kenneth Perez, ISAWAD General Manager Aleli Almodobar, Tour Guide Association President Gabriel Caro, DTI Endrico Duran and Zamboanga City Globe Telecom Area Sales Head Rodel Calliso.
The Session 2 on Economic Dynamism was moderated by PESO Manager Ms. Aradelria Belleng, who was joined on stage by DTI ZC PD Grace Aduca and DOLE Maria Elena Alabata, PCCI Chamber Secretary Lannie Ong, Cebuana Lhuillier Rodjie Ilul and Land Bank of the Philippines Jello Handumon.
During the Session 3 on Innovation moderated by Ms. Aimee Delminguez, DICT Michael Jolo, LGU IT Division Zulfikar Sabdulla, USAID EDC YDA 02 Nonie Ahaddas together with Willy’s Delivery Rijan Peñaflor discussed the current issues and concerns regarding the internet connectivity and the undergoing an upgrade on cell sites, YDA’s programs to assist youth in addressing barriers to lifelong learning and professional success and the Willy’s Delivery services to deliver items right at your doorstep.