Sunday, August 12, 2018


Legazpi City (August 12) – Saturday (Aug. 11)  marked the paradigm shift for aspiring entrepreneurs and micro small and medium enterprise owners to scale up their lives now that they are equipped with the technical and practical know-how on entrepreneurship.

Organized by PBN Broadcasting Network Inc – DZGB, President Brenda Bayona-Locsin in partnership with  Legazpi City Mayor Noel E. Rosal and the city government and Ayala Malls-Legazpi, the joint initiative of Go Negosyo and the Department of Trade and Industry mentored more than 300 mentees registered to the Mentor Me on Wheels Legazpi through a free-on-one 30-minute session with successful entrepreneurs on its 6th leg at Ayala Malls this city.

Mentoring session was participated in by the French Baker Founder and CEO Johnlu Koa, Albay 2nd Dist. Rep. Joey Salceda, Romy Tan of LCC Foundation ,LCC Malls and LCC Ayala-Legazpi , 1st Colonial Grill Owner Bong Aspe, BM Allan Rañola, Doc. Joey Betito CEO & Chairman of Miracle Health Corporation and other entrep-mentors who shared their expertise on entrepreneurial mind-setting and marketing.

In his keynote address, Mr Koa said that MSMEs must focus on three factors: Money, Market, and Mentorship to succeed. Go Negosyo find ways to put together programs so that the 3M’s would be accessible to small businessmen in the MSME sector. He emphasized that mentorship is the software for every entrepreneur to be successful.

In her final statement, Mrs. Bayona-Locsin expressed his appreciation to the mentees and the mentors for realizing the PBN-DZGB’s dream of bringing Go Negosyo in Bicol to be accessible to every individual and for everybody to become successful entrepreneur someday. Now is the time to act, find ways, research, reach out, and find where they really fit in and actively partner with public and private institutions to provide mentorship, money and market. (Mar de la Cruz)


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