DTI’s Feria De Camarines promotes Negosyo Center-assisted products
By Keren Anne Bernadas
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Camarines Sur spearheaded the opening of Feria de Camarines’ 5th edition (FDC) themed “Nuevo Negocio,” at Robinsons Naga, November 16, Wednesday. The activity aims to promote local products of all towns in the province.
It will last on Sunday, November 20.
This last leg of the feria promotes variety of local products of micro, small and medium enterprises assisted by DTI under the 26 Negosyo Centers which are fully supported by the different local government units in the province.
According to DTI Cam Sur Provincial Director Jay Percival Ablan, the participating exhibitors during the trade fair benefited from various skills training offered by the Negosyo Centers, and other attached business organizations.
“In this trade fair, the exhibitors were able to apply what they learned in entrepreneur management, product packaging and good manufacturing practices,” Ablan said.
Since the DTI has launched its last trade fair this year, Ablan thanked the utmost support of the province’s 37 LGUs.
He also emphasized the importance of physical trade fair amid the two-year COVID-19 pandemic.
“This event helped generate sales and income for MSMEs. It also educates people about the developments of local products as it now become globally-competitive. Lastly, it serves as a platform of learning among start-up business owners as they integrate and implement comments given by their buyers,” Ablan added.
The series of the local products featured this year were as follows: Delicioso (food products), Muebles (furnitures), UMA Usbong: Kalakarang LoCARP (products from agrarian reform communities), and Pustoriosa (wearable products) where they also showed a fashion runway. (PIA5/Camarines Sur)