October 29, 2016

Mundo x Primer Networking Night 2016

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  • Primer Media Inc., in collaboration with Mundo Design+Build, had once again hosted the Japanese-Filipino Networking Night last October 27, Thursday, at the Tower Club, Philamlife Tower, Paseo de Roxas in Makati.

    More than 100 attendees, including Japanese and Filipino business players from top companies, guests and expatriates, came in an evening of socializing, building of relationships, networking, and sharing insights on their businesses.


    A throng of Japanese entrepreneurs and renowned companies attended the event last night, including SM Investment Corporation, Fujifilm Philippines, Canon Marketing Inc., Mitsubishi Hitachi Powers Systems Group, Lotte, Familymart Co., Ltd., BDO, and Embassy of Japan to name a few.


    Left to right: SM Investment Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Harley Sy; Primer Media, Inc. President Mr. Hiromichi Fujita; BDO Japan Desk Retail Team Head Ms. Hiromi Shimoda; Mundo Design+Build’s Ms. Kaye Castillo and President and Chief Executive Officer Mr. MJ Ringor


    BDO, one of the top financial companies in the Philippines, graced us with their presence that evening and shared valuable information about their company.

    The first speaker of the night was Ms. Tae Abe-Abion, President of SpiceWorx Consultancy Inc., a company that facilitates various forms of business partnerships. She talked about cross-cultural communication between Japanese and Filipino and shared with everyone the winning formula on how to create a good business relationship between the two nationalities.  She also mentioned the tagline, “Choose Philippines, Go Global,” and added that she believes that partnership, cooperation and collaboration is the key to global success.


    SpiceWorx Consultancy Inc. President Ms. Tae Abe-Abion

    Next speaker of the evening was the Operations Head of Mundo Design + Build, Engineer Albert Agu, who introduced their new initiative “Go Green” that aims to create timeless designs and structures to meet the demands of their clients while conserving and enhancing the natural resources for the use of the future generation.


    Mundo’s Operations Head Engineer Albert Agu

    Also present was the Senior Editor of Philippine Primer Magazine, Ms. Prauline Lorena, who formally launched the English version of the magazine to the Japanese and Filipino audience of entrepreneurs. Ms. Lorena talked about what’s inside the newest expat’s magazine and how it aims to be the most trusted source of information for foreigners.


    Philippine Primer’s Sr. Editor Ms. Prauline Lorena

    Primer Media Inc.’s Assistant Editor and Website Manager, Ms. Pat Cordova, also introduced the new look of Philippine Primer‘s online counterpart, primer.com.ph, which now has over a 100,000 unique online visitors every month since its launch in 2015.


    Philippine Primer’s Assistant Editor and Website Manager Ms. Pat Cordova

    In this evening, Primer Media’ Inc.’s Ms. Jayne Manuel proudly launched the company’s travel agency, Philippine Primer Luxe Travel, an exclusive and upscale travel partner for trips to Japan. A creative video was flashed on screen to show how fun it is to travel to “Land of the Rising Sun”.


    Philippine Primer Luxe Travel Coordinator Ms. Jayne Manuel

    An event to bridge and be a gateway for business networks, Mundo x Primer Networking Night was a success with each and every guest enjoying and building relationships, Mundo introducing their “Go Green” initiative, and Philippine Primer launching the magazine’s English version and Philippine Primer Luxe Travel.

    Special thanks to the following sponsors:

    Otsuka Solar Philippines Inc.
    Shoei Insatsu
    KLab Cyscorpions
    Filinvest Alabang Inc.
    MyTown “First Class Dorms”
    Ivan Acuña
    Gentlemen’s Club
    Philippine Primer Luxe Travel

    Mundo Design+Build is a one-stop design and construction firm founded by Industrial Designer MJ Ringor in 2009. The company is well known for its one-on-one project management approach as it deals with clients with needs that range from Construction Management, Commercial Design, and Industrial and Real Estate Management. Some of their biggest clienteles are BDO, The Grove Rockwell, The Residences Greenbelt, and David’s Salon, Honda, Tourism of Malaysia and many more. Visit their website here.

    Philippine Primer Magazine is a free monthly lifestyle magazine and website that targets the expats community in the Philippines. Published and moderated by Primer Media, Inc., it has been offering lifestyle guides and tips in the country, featuring resorts, Food & Beverage establishments, beauty salons, language schools, art, sports, business, history and culture. The magazine has been an essential source to both residents, students, expatriates and tourists alike, who want to make the most of their living and stay in the country.

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