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Batanes: A Great Getaway Location

Batanes: A Great Getaway Location

Batanes: A Great Getaway Location       Batanes is an archipelago area in the Philippines arranged in the Cagayan Valley district. It is...

Events

The Story of a Star – Giant Lantern Festival

The Story of a Star – Giant Lantern Festival

Nothing compares to the bright and joyful Christmas season in the Philippines. One place where Christmas is larger than life is at San Fernando,...

Business

Diving & Resort Travel Expo Philippines 2018

Diving & Resort Travel Expo Philippines 2018

The largest gathering event for diving enthusiast, marine conservationist, and anyone with passion for the underwater world, the Diving and Resort...

Video of the Week

 

FINDING THE BLUEST WATER IN THE PHILIPPINES with FINN SNOW

 

Today Finn and I explore the bluest, clearest water in the Philippines along with camping on Ginto Island in Linapacan, Palawan. This is the perfect place if you want to get away from the tourism in El Nido and have a grand adventure! Enjoy it :)

 

 

 


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Expatch Calendar Weekly Highlights

Thursday, 29th November 2018

★ ECCP Golf Challenge Mindanao

Time 8:30am - 5:00pm
Venue Rancho Palos Verdes, Davao City
Description In Manila, the ECCP Annual Golf Challenge is recognized as the biggest and most attended Golf Tournament organized by a foreign chamber in the country.

We are pleased to announce that we are bringing the ECCP Annual Golf Challenge to Mindanao. More details will be provided and registration will be opened very soon but for now, please mark your calendars: November 29, 2018.

The ECCP Golf Challenge is also a great avenue for you to gain exposure for your company or brand. For inquiries on participation and sponsorships, contact Ms. Ivy Rufin at (082) 238 7631 or email ivy.rufin@eccp.com.

Check the web site:
www.eccp.com/events/

♔ AmCham Mindanao Celebrates U.S. Thanksgiving Day

Time 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue Venue to Be Announced
Davao Region, Philippines
Description Guest Speaker:
John C. Law
Deputy Chief-of-Mission
U.S. Embassy

Join the AmCham Mindanao Chapter as we gather to celebrate Thanksgiving with the U.S. Embassy DCM, John C. Law.

Tickets
Mindanao Members
For Mindanao chapter members or their proxies. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱800 | $15.00
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, Bank Deposit, or Payment by Check.

Door Price: ₱800 | $15.00
-For on-site payments at the events. You may pay through credit card or bring a copy of your deposit receipt. This will still require you to register before the event.

Standard Price ₱800
$15
Door Price ₱800
$15

Non-Members and Guests
For non-chapter members or additional guests of chapter members. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱1000 | $20.00
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, Bank Deposits, or Payment by Check.

Door Price: ₱1000 | $20.00
-For on-site payments at the events. You may also pay through credit card or bring a copy of your deposit receipt. This will still require you to register before the event.

Standard Price ₱1,000
$20
Door Price ₱1,000
$20

Contact Organizer
+63 8187911

Register
For more information
amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/

Friday, 30th November 2018

❊ ECCP Golf Challenge Mindanao

Time 8:00am - 9:00am
Venue Rancho Palos Verdes, Davao City
Description In Manila, the ECCP Annual Golf Challenge is recognized as the biggest and most attended Golf Tournament organized by a foreign chamber in the country.

Now, we are bringing the ECCP Annual Golf Challenge to Mindanao on November 30, 2018, at Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club.

The ECCP Golf Challenge is also a great avenue for you to gain exposure for your company or brand. For inquiries on participation and sponsorships, contact Ms. Ivy Rufin at (082) 238 7631 or email ivy.rufin@eccp.com.

Participation Fee:
Regular PHP3,000*
RPVGCC Member PHP2,400*
Non-playing guest PHP900**

*Inclusive of Green Fee; Twin-sharing Golf Cart; 1 bucket in driving range; Lunch Buffet w/ 2 rounds soft drinks OR local beer; Golf Shirt; Goodie Bag

**inclusive of buffet lunch

For more information:
www.eccp.com/events/

Tuesday, 04th December 2018

☆ Christmas Party and Wine Challenge

Time 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue TBA
Description Christmas Party and Wine Challenge
The most awaited 'blind wine tasting' event! 2018

For more details, email marketing@anzcham.com or cal (632) 954 1254
Member Event Price: 0.00
Non Member Event Price: 0.00

Join this event

♡ Festive Mixer

Time 6:00pm -8:00pm
Venue El Viento Restaurant and Pool Bar
Cebu Veterans Drive
Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
Description Share the Blessing,
bring a wrapped Christmas toy (non gender specific)
which will be donated to the Little Angels of Christ the King.

Php 950 nett

Festive Holiday Reception
Turkey and Ham carving station
Select Wines and Beverage

Share the Blessing,
bring a wrapped Christmas toy (non gender specific)
Which will be donated to the Little Angels of Christ The King

RSVP

European
Chamber of Commerce
angeleen.cortes@eccp.com

American
Chamber of Commerce
brenda@amchamphilippines.com

Canadian
Chamber of Commerce
rcabangbang@cancham.com.ph

CONTACT US
For additional event or venue information, please email brenda@amchamphilippines.com You can also reach us at +63 323161093

REGISTER
For more information
amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/

Wednesday, 05th December 2018

✽ Marketing Redefined: Building Connections that Lead to Business

Time 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Venue SPACES by IWG, World Plaza, BGC
Description In a highly competitive business environment in today's world, staying on top of the game is crucial. Many organizations today, however, minimize the importance of Marketing. But for someone like Lars Wittig, CEO of Regus Philippines and SPACES by IWG, he believes that the heart of any organization is having an exemplary Relations Marketingstrategy. For a seasoned business leader like Lars, and with his extensive Marketing and PR experience in various markets, he advocates the importance of combining PR and external affairs with effective networking, building relationships, and traditional marketing.

So how do we make the perfect mix of all these? Join us this coming Wed, 5 Dec 2018, as we uncover how Lars became the global innovator that he is today through effective relations marketing. He will be sharing best practices from a life in Marketing, from Coca-Cola to Regus and SPACES. Expect to learn what defines good relations, how to network, the real value of Public Relations, and how traditional marketing can still be vital today. The talk will be followed by a networking session where you can immediately apply the things you've learned.

Speaker
Lars Wittig, Country Manager, Regus & SPACES by IWG
As Country Manager for the Philippines, Lars has managed an expansion from 4 to nearly 30 business centres since year 2012, including the first business locations outside Metro Manila with centres in Cebu, Davao, and Clark. Lars first moved to the Philippines 25 years ago, where he has worked for the Coca- Cola Co. as Marketing Director, Dole Packaged Foods as Marketing Manager Asia, and EAC Philip Morris distribution. Throughout the Philippines, Lars has first-hand experience driving business in over 100 cities and municipalities with focus on consumer activation at Point-of-Sales as well as above-the-line marketing.

Regus was awarded best Employer Brand in the Philippines in 2018 and Lars was awarded Asia CEO Expatriate Executive of the Year 2014. Within IWG, the Philippines is often recognized as best performing market regionally and even globally.

Agenda
4:30pm to 5:00pm - Registration
5:00pm to 6:00pm - Session and Q&A
6:00pm to 6:30pm - Networking

Tarrif
ECCP Members - 1 FREE pass; Php 500/additional colleague
Non-Members - Php 800
Walk-ins - Php 1,000

*price inclusive of event access and (1) complimentary Heineken beer

Register Now!

Limited seats available.

Registration deadline by 30 Nov 2018.

Registration will be on a first-come-first served basis.
Only PAID participants can have seats secured.

**No shows will be billed at full cost
both for members (free pass) and non-members.**

Cancellations should be made at least 48 hours before the event.

For inquiries, contact Ms. Nix Cabaneiro at nix.cabaneiro@eccp.com or call 845 1324.

eccp.eventbank.com

♔ Tag Mixer - Learn how to TAGCash for entrepreneurs

Time 06:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Venue The Shang Grand Tower, Perea St. corner Dela Rosa St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description We want you to be part of our Tag Mixer which is held every first Wednesdays of the month. Where like minded entrepreneurs can discuss ideas, startup funding, payments, marketing and more. Learn how TAGCash can help your business accepts payments and more. Foods and drinks provided. Mix and Mingle. We hope to see you there!

❀ Amcham Annual Christmas Bash

Time 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Venue Hilton Manila
Newport Boulevard 1
Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
Description TICKETS

MEMBERSFREE
STANDARD PRICE

Use this ticket if you are a representative of an AmCham Member company. Our members are entitled to one (1) free pass to every signature event. For additional representatives, please choose the corresponding ticket.

RESERVE TICKET

ADDITIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
₱1,800
STANDARD PRICE

₱1,800
DOOR PRICE

Use this ticket if you are an additional attendee from an AmCham member company. Please choose the payment method suitable to you:

Standard Price: ₱1,800.00
-Use this ticket if you'd like to pay online via Paypal or credit card.

Door Price: ₱1,800.00
-Use this ticket if you'd like to pay on-site, in cash or credit card.

BUY TICKETS

NON-MEMBERS
₱2,500
STANDARD PRICE

₱2,500
DOOR PRICE

Use this ticket if you or your company are not members of AmCham Philippines. Please choose the payment method suitable to you:

Standard Price: ₱2,500.00
-Use this ticket if you'd like to pay online via Paypal or credit card.

Door Price: ₱2,500.00
-Use this ticket if you'd like to pay on-site, in cash or credit card.

BUY TICKETS

The American Chamber of Commerce will be having its Annual Christmas Bash on December 5, 2018 at the Hilton Hotel Manila, which will be opening its doors this October.

This gathering is a good chance to unwind and mingle while enjoying canapés, beer, and wine, with some fantastic raffle prizes and giveaways awaiting our lucky attendees.

Who should attend?

This event is open to one and all. Our fellow Foreign Chambers are welcome to attend as we gather to celebrate the holiday season.

Decision makers, top leaders from the private and public sectors, as well as key representatives from other institutions will be in attendance.

AmCham will also invite the past speakers we have for the year to commemorate the successful business briefings we had with them, giving you one more chance to network with some of the finest minds in business, government, and the academe.

Grand Raffle Prizes Await!

We will conclude the evening with a raffle draw, and acknowledgement of the event guests, sponsors, and donors.

The Gift of Giving

This year, AmCham will also endeavor to partner with an NGO and/or social entrepreneurs to collaborate on a particular project that will benefit the society.

We will be releasing additional information on this as the event approaches.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions please contact KV Rojas at kv@amchamphilippines.com or 09173014163.

❊ German Club: Skat, Jass and Schafkof Evening

Time 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Venue 118 V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description A regular occurrence in the club every Wednesday evening. Join in for a good round Skat, Schafkopf or Jass game. | Phone: +63 2 817 3552 | Email: germanclub@germanclub.ph | Website: https://www.germanclub.ph/events/

Friday, 7th November 2018

★ AMCHAM ICT CHRISTMAS PARTY

Time 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue Tower Club 33rd and 34th Floors, Philamlife Tower, 8767 Paseo de Roxas Makati, Philippines
Description Please join us for a little party and good cheer to toast in the Holidays and the coming New Year.

Wear your best and bring your holiday spirit! There will be fabulous prizes to giveaway! Register immediately as slots will be limited.

Who should attend?

This event is open to one and all, but especially those who frequent our Information and Communications Technology meetings.

Happy Holidays and here's to ringing in a New Year!
TICKETS
EVENT PASSFREE
his event is FREE of charge and all are welcome to attend. Please register beforehand, however, to ensure that your refreshments are accounted for.
CONTACT US
If you have any questions please contact Beatrice Baldonado at beabaldonado@amchamphilippines.com or +63 28187911.
Website: https://amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/10857/

Wednesday, 12th November 2018

❊ German Club: Skat, Jass and Schafkof Evening

Time 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue 118 V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description A regular occurrence in the club every Wednesday evening. Join in for a good round Skat, Schafkopf or Jass game. | Phone: +63 2 817 3552 | Email: germanclub@germanclub.ph | Website: https://www.germanclub.ph/events/
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3 Ways Expats Can Immerse themselves in Filipino Culture

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In Tagalog: Magsimula na tayo.

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