Mentorship travels back to Pampanga
SEPTEMBER 07, 2018 – Go Negosyo’s Mentor Me On Wheels reached the hometown of Multi-Grammy Awardee and Creative entrepreneur advocate Ap.de.Ap, the City of Angeles, Pampanga for its eight roll out in the country.
After initially introduced in Clark, Pampanga last July 31, 2018 and several successful take off in Metro Manila, Laguna, Batangas,Davao, Albay, and Quezon City, Go Negosyo in partnership with THAMES International, Entrepreneurs School of Asia, Apl.de.ap Foundation, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and MarQuee Mall launched its FREE one-on-one mentorship at the Activity Center, MarQuee Malls Ayala Malls, Angeles City.
Judith Angeles, Regional Director of DTI-Region 3 and William Dar, President of Inang lupa Movement also shared their welcome message to all the mentors and participants of the program.
Entrep-mentors from the creative and non-creative field combined to bring mentorship closer to Kapampangans, in the list were Bernie Liu, CEO of Golden ABC – PENSHOPPE and Pruds Garcia, CEO of Mekeni Food Corporation.
Distinguished mentors from the creative field attended the mentoring session including Vic Icasas (Hit Productions, Inc.), Tal de Guzman (Risque Designs), Patty Ang (Patty Ang), Lesley Mobo (Mint College), Marielle Nadal (CRAFTSMNL), Brian Tenorio (Brian Tenorio & Company), Oly Ruiz (My Metro Photo Photography), and Robert Alejandro (Papemelroti).
“Filipinos are the most creative people in the world but we have to enhance the entrepreneurial skill and put value in every material that is being made made. Learn how to value yourself, monetize your creativity and your talents,” Apl.de.Ap said adding his gratitude to the organizers of the event, “I would like to thank Go Negosyo, for putting such event for the Kabalens and especially for the creators.”
Carlo Magno Aguilar, owner of Green Bounty Farm and also a mentee said that, “When I learned on Facebook that experts from the business industry yung pupunta, I take advantage of it. And there, I wasn’t expecting na mabo-boost yung knowledge and insights ko about my business. Thanks to MMOW.”
More than 300 aspiring entrepreneurs and startups joined and more than 75 Go Negosyo Mentors shared their expertise in entrepreneurial mind-setting and marketing. MMOW Angeles City showcased both non-creative business industry and the creative industry where creative entrepreneurs from fashion, music, photography, film, graphic design, drama, writing/publishing, digital and social media conjoined to bring on hand mentorship to Kapampangans.
Additionally, this edition of Mentor Me On Wheels carry out a 30-minute forum which presented notable panelists such as world-renowned artist Apl.deAp, Joel Santos, Managing Director of Thames International Business School and Gabriel Malvar, Executive Producer, Director, Partner of The Extra MILE Productions and Bernie Liu, CEO of Golden ABC – PENSHOPPE.
The panelists were also joined by Manolito Manalo, Managing Partner of Ocampo & Manalo Law Firm, Ian Monsod, Managing Director of Warner Music Philippines and TJ Parpan, President of New Leaf Multimedia.
Coinciding with MMOW Angeles City is the fourth rollout of Mentor Me Online that aims to connect mentees with online mentors through the recently launched Mentor Me Mobile Application.
Through MMOW and Mentor Me Online, Go Negosyo and its partner DTI introduced mentors to micro and small entrepreneurs, offering myriads of technical and practical entrepreneurship strategies.
Ayala Malls is the official venue partner of Mentor Me on Wheel Angeles, Pampanga. Watch out for the next leg of MMOW in your local malls!
The Mentor Me Mobile App is available for download on Google Play Store. The iOS version will be released soon.
Become a Go Negosyo mentor! For more information, call 637-9229 or 637-9347.