Sunday, March 3, 2024

Online magazine features MyTravel Buddy Tour Services of CEO Rowena Reyes

Experience Travel and Living is proud to publish a customized magazine for MyTravel Buddy Tour Services of CEO Rowena Reyes. The magazine recounts her amazing journey from being a banker to a travel entrepreneur. 

It also presents  the attractive tour packages being offered. Business supporters include Casedist Inc.,Kokuryo, Moon Rabbit Cafe+ Restaurant, and FIRST Skincare. Copies are now available at Magzter, the world’s largest digital newsstand. Moreover, printed copies will soon be out in hotels and resorts nationwide.

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Sunday, February 25, 2024

The Network for Enterprising Women Presents 15th Annual Women Entrepreneurs Conference: "THE PIN-AI ENTREPRENEUR"


The Network for Enterprising Women (NEW) is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated event of the year, the 15th Annual Women Entrepreneurs Conference, themed "THE PIN-AI ENTREPRENEUR." Taking place on 09 MARCH 2024 at the prestigious Makati Sports Club, this conference is set to empower women entrepreneurs with insights into leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) for business efficiency and sustainability.


This year's conference will feature three distinguished speakers, each a trailblazer in their respective fields, sharing their expertise on the transformative power of AI for entrepreneurs:


Jerry Ilao, Co-founder of OLERN SME Academy:


Topic: "Leveraging AI for Business Efficiency and Sustainability"

Gain insights on how AI can revolutionize your business processes and contribute to long-term sustainability.


Sam Carvajal, CEO of Sam Carvajal Marketing:


Topic: "Advocating AI in Business Processes"

Explore the evolution of AI and discover how it can empower women entrepreneurs, moving beyond mere enhancement to true business empowerment.


Rey Lugtu, Founder & CEO of Hungry Workhorse:


Topic: "AI: Practical Applications and Prospects in Business"

Delve into the practical applications of AI and understand its prospects in shaping the future of business.


This conference is a unique opportunity for women entrepreneurs to learn from industry leaders and discover how AI can future-proof their businesses. The event promises to transform the way entrepreneurs perceive and implement AI, from manual processes to magical advancements that can revolutionize their enterprises.


In addition to the enlightening sessions with our distinguished speakers, the 15th Annual Women Entrepreneurs Conference will feature engaging panel discussions, interactive workshops, and ample networking opportunities. Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, share experiences, and build valuable relationships that extend beyond the conference hall.


NEW is committed to creating an inclusive space for collaboration and knowledge exchange, ensuring that attendees leave not only with a wealth of insights from the speakers but also with a strengthened network of supportive peers.


Embrace the chance to be part of this transformative event that goes beyond conventional conferences, offering a holistic experience for women entrepreneurs eager to navigate the evolving landscape of business and AI integration.


Don't miss this golden opportunity to master practical AI applications that can revolutionize your business, one click at a time. Join us for an insightful and empowering day at the 15th Annual Women Entrepreneurs Conference – "THE PIN-AI ENTREPRENEUR."


For more information, please contact:

The NEW Facebook and Instagram Pages: @NEWPhils


About Network for Enterprising Women (NEW)

The Network for Enterprising Women is a dynamic organization dedicated to fostering the growth and success of women entrepreneurs. Through networking events, conferences, and educational programs, NEW provides a supportive community for women to thrive in the world of business.



Thursday, January 25, 2024

Expert: Steady Growth in new life insurance premiums a boon to the PH economy


The Philippine Insurance Commission (IC) recently reported that the life insurance sector’s total premium revenues of P229.9 billion through the third quarter of 2023, with Annual Premium Equivalent (APE) premiums on new insurance sales of P46.6 billion, increased by 13.9% compared to the same period in 2022. APE is the annual total value of all single and recurring premium policies.


Growth in new life premiums comes from the sale of “good old fashioned” traditional life insurance. As sales of variable life insurance eased, owing to the volatility of equity markets the past several years, life companies have turned to traditional life sales to shore up new business.


“Acquiring life insurance coverage goes well beyond securing a family’s financial future,” said veteran insurance practitioner, Renato A. Vergel De Dios, President and CEO of BDO Life Assurance Company, Inc. (BDO Life).


Very few Filipinos are aware of how the life insurance industry participates in nation-building by virtue of its ability to pool together long-term capital that an emerging economy like the Philippines critically needs. Premiums generated, especially from traditional life insurance sales, are well poised to do exactly this.


Insurance companies help fuel economic growth by strategically channeling long-term funds generated from premiums into areas like infrastructure development and manufacturing capacity expansion, to name a few, that serve as catalysts for national development. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has emphasized the pivotal role of such investments in sustaining economic progress.


By encouraging all Filipinos, including Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) deployed all over the world, to acquire life insurance coverage, insurance companies protect their earning capability and fortify family financial security. At the same time, the amounts devoted to premiums contribute to forming long-term capital funds which, when invested, spur the nation's development and financial prosperity.


Life insurers are among the largest corporate investors in the country, given their access to long-term capital. “We hope that our investments as an industry create ample material and local job opportunities down the road so as to help minimize the need for Filipinos to endure isolation from their loved ones in search of meaningful work abroad," added Vergel De Dios.


Bancassurance business


With more and more Filipinos recognizing the value of life insurance protection, BDO expects bancassurance to remain a consistent, complementary contributor to its overall financial services business.


“The steady rise of life insurance sales over the years clearly indicates the growing awareness of the importance of insurance protection among Filipinos," said Vergel De Dios.


BDO Life, the Bank’s life insurance carrier, exhibited strong business recovery in 2022 to claim the 4th spot in new sales, measured in terms of New Business Annual Premium Equivalents (NBAPE). NBAPE is a weighted measure of premiums from new business.