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DTI-Laguna partners with Santa Rosa to host Business Forum

By: Trixie Mae Umali

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Laguna, through the Negosyo Center Santa Rosa and the City Cooperative Development Office, conducted today, July 27, a Business Forum in Santa Rosa for the economic team from the city government as well as the representatives from 18 different barangays.

Present during the forum is Mayor Arlene B. Arcillas, Vice Mayor Arnold B. Arcillas and DTI-Provincial Director Clark S. Nebrao along with guest speakers, NU Laguna Marketing Professional JB Tizon, BPLO Head Olivia Laurel and Myrla Joco in behalf of CPDO Head Ermin Lucino.

The forum is in support to the city government's commitment, starting from the barangays, in boosting local economies and competitiveness, aside from it being a part of the MSME Week celebration.

It also served as an avenue in discussing competitiveness, innovation, data collection and processes, and consumer protection.

During the forum, barangays were likewise awarded in terms of their Micro Business Enterprise Registration and Business Name Registration.

The top 5 barangays with the most number of Micro Business Enterprise Registration were Dita, Malusak, Balibago, Tagapo and Dila. Topping the most number of Business Name Registration, on the other hand, were barangays Tagapo, Balibago, Malusak, Sinalhan and Dila.