The World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM) concluded the initial edition of its series of Networking Forums and Cocktails, called “Up Close and Personal” on July 19, 2016 at the WTCMM Exhibition Hall in Pasay City.
With the new Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Attorney Arthur P. Tugade as its Keynote Speaker, the networking forum proved to be one of the most attended WTCMM business forums to date.
This particular Up Close and Personal Forum served as an avenue to learn about the direction of the new administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the development, improvement and regulation of a dependable and coordinated network of transportation systems, as well as the delivery of a fast, safe, efficient and reliable transportation service on land, air and sea.
Highly regarded in the transport and logistics industry, Secretary Tugade shared his programs on how to improve the current transportation system and how it can effectively connect businesses to supply chain partners faster. He also candidly opened up to his guests and audience his leadership and management style.
The Networking Forum and Cocktails was attended by top business leaders and personalities representing the transport and logistics industry as well as prestigious business organizations such as Mr. Jaime Bautista, President of Philippine Airlines, Ms. Maan Hontiveros, Chair of Air Asia, Mr. Richard Barclay, CEO of Manila North Harbour Port, Mr. Donald Dee, Honorary Chair of Philippine Chamber Commerce Industry and many more.