POWERHOUSE INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

“Pump-Priming the Economy and its Effects to Business Sector”
HON. RAMON M. LOPEZ

Secretary
Department of Trade and Industry

SUPER SESSIONS

"The Future of Retail"

MR. PATRICK CUA

Managing Director
The Nielsen

INTERNATIONAL FORUM: "Growing Franchising Internationally"

“What World Class Franchisors have in Common and How They Go Global Successfully ”
MR. WILLIAM EDWARDS

Chief Executive Officer
Edwards Global Services, Inc.

“Struggles and Successes in Growing Internationally”
MR. BERNIE LIU

Chairman and CEO
Golden ABC, Inc.

Penshoppe

“How the Malaysian Government is Supporting the Franchising Sector”
MR. YBHG DATUK RADZALI HASSAN

Chairman
Malaysian Franchise Association

THE GREAT DEBATE: "Social Media Influencers vs. Celebrity Endorsers"

MR. ANTON DIAZ

Professional Blogger and Food Market Entrepreneur

Award-Winning Food and Travel Blogger
The Awesome Planet

MR. GINO BORROMEO

Chief Strategic Officer
McCann Worldgroup Philippines

MS. MERLEE CRUZ-JAYME

Chairmom and Chief Creative Officer
Dentsu Jayme-Syfu

Ms. Pinky Yee

President
Domino's Pizza
New Business Group Director
Goldilocks

The Good Leader Entrepreneur

MR. FRANCIS KONG

President
Success Options, Inc.

Family and Franchising

MR. JOHNLU KOA

Founder and CEO
The French Baker
Master Franchisee
Chatime

PROF. ENRIQUE SORIANO III

Chief Advisory Officer
Wong and Bernstein (W + B) Advisory Group
Director for Real Estate and Family Business Advisor

MS. XANDRA RAMOS-PADILLA

Managing Director
National Book Store

CONFERENCE AM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Marketing Track: AM

MS. ARLENE PADUA-MARTINEZ, CPM ASIA

President
Philippine Marketing Association

“Branded Content for Gen Z”
MR. PAOLO LACUNA

Strategist
OATH (Singapore)

Operations Track: AM

MS. CHONA L. TORRE

Senior Vice President - Human Capital Group
Golden Arches Dev. Corp. (Mc Donalds Phils)

“Growing Exponential Results through Leadership. - it’s not what you think it is”
MS. VICTORIA PENAFLOR-MARTINOFF

COO F1C International & - Co-Founder
F1C International Coaching & Development Training Solutions

Finance Track: AM

“Effective Credit and Collection ”
MS. LINDA CASTRO

Head, Jollibee Worldwide Services
Jollibee Food Corporation

Mr. Marco Fernando Ng, CPA, CIA, CFE, CGMA

Managing Partner
Ng & T. Lopez Partnership

Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

Franchise Support Track: AM

MR. RUDY P. ANG, MBA

Dean of Strategic and Marketing Management
Ateneo de Manila University, Graduate School of Business

“Managing a Franchise Turnaround (A Panel of Experts)”
MR. BRICE JUSTIN GODFRIED

Franchisee and VP for Operations
TGP The Generics Pharmacy

Expansion Track: AM

MR. VIRGILIO GONZALES AJERO

CEO
X-Site Solutions Inc.

“Effective, Efficient, & Ethical Site Selection”
MR. JOEY ALVERO

Planning and Business Development Director
Shakey's

Digital Transformation Track: AM

DR. DONALD PARTICK LIM

Country CEO
Dentsu Aegis Network Phils

MR. JOVAL GAN

Co-Founder
Advocado

MR. GIO DE GUIA

Country Head, Philippines
Advocado

General Track: AM

“Overview of the Global Halal Industry and its Opportunities”
MR. ABDULGANI M. MACATOMAN

Assistant Secretary, Trade and Industry Promotion Group (TIPG)
Department of Trade and Industry

“Best Halal Practices and Current Trends in the Halal Industry”
MR. A. ARIEF ADNAN

First Secretary
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

CONFERENCE PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Marketing Track: PM

“Power Plays: Sales Promotions in the Retail Setting”
MS. FRANCES YU

Chief Retail Strategist
Mansmith and Fielders, Inc.

MR. RAFAEL E. HERNANDEZ

FOUNDER
QUICKLEAN PHILS.

Operations Track: PM

MR. JESSIE CARPIO

President
P&A Grant Thornton Outsourcing Inc.

MS. IMELDA O. ABEDES

Regional Business Unit Head of North Luzon
Mang Inasal

Finance Track: PM

MR. POCHOLO C. DOMONDON

Audit Partner - Consumer and Industrial Products and Services Group
PWC Philippines/Isla Lipana & Co.

MS. AUDREY SANTOS

Operations Director
Figaro Coffee

MS. PILAR TOLENTINO

Assistant Director
Ateneo Family Business Development Center

“Who's Next?”
MR. ROBERTO CLAUDIO

Founder and Chairman
Toby's Sports

Expansion Track: PM

MR. CHRISTOPHER M. GRANDPRE

Chairman and CEO
Outdoor Living Brands, Inc. (USA)

“Going International: The Potato Corner Way”
MS. KATHRYNA G. MANALO

General Manager, International Operations Group
Potato Corner

Digital Transformation Track: PM

“Future-proof your Business: Digitalisation for 2018 and Beyond”
MR. ZIHUAN "ZWEE" WEE

Founder and CEO
Eunoia/Savant Degrees (SINGAPORE)

“Digitally Transforming Your Loyalty Program”
MR. PHILIPS YU

Head of eWallet
7-Eleven Philippines

General Track: PM

“Social Franchising: A New Frontier Leveling the Playing Field”
DR. BENJAMIN C. LITALIEN, CFE

Founder
Franchise Well (USA)


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