The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Antipolo Board of Directors met at the function room of the Triangle Mall of Antipolo to craft their public image program for 2023.

Victory Fellowship Antipolo, led by Pastor Rodel Dimdam, was host of the event presided over by Director Nico Borja Nanquil who is in charge of the group’s public image program.

Pastor Rodel said they were happy to host the meeting because Victory Fellowship of Antipolo wanted to be a “blessing” to the community.

Others present were PCCI Antipolo President Oliver Darvin, Executive Vice President Bryant Kim An, Treasurer Cynthia Verdera-Vidal, Secretary/Comptroller Greco Marquez Legaspi, Assistant Secretary Maria Liza Munoz Cabardo, Director Anthony Chupungco and Antipolo STAR Editor Wowie Vidal.

Vice President Kuya Jo Gonzales participated via online connection.

Subjects discussed included costing of new membership kits, which will consist of metal or acrylic paint, pen, pin and a car decal. Costs for these items will range from ₱500 to ₱600.

Resource speakers for PCCI Antipolo events will be coordinated thru DTI or related government agencies and City of Antipolo LGU.

Membership retention techniques were discussed. These include engaging other members to participate in PCCI Antipolo events, offering a mentorship program for business formation assistance, featuring member businesses on print and social media.

Markers and Billboards for PCCI Antipolo will be made and placed in strategic areas around the city.

The benefits of PCCI Antipolo membership were discussed in detail:

Increased local and potential networking connection on the national and international level; continuing business education; member subsidies, discounts; new business opportunities; recognition/prestige; business compliance thru PCCI Antipolo services; the chance to influence policy making, laws and ordinances that will be beneficial to local business owners; member businesses will be listed in a directory of member services/products; ECOP membership; assistance with funding; participation in regional and national PCCI events; and endorsements.

 A “Negosyo Week” event was proposed featuring all member businesses of PCCI Antipolo.

President Oliver Darvin presented a showcase program for PCCI Antipolo. The chamber will champion mental health awareness. This program will be initially presented to south Luzon businesses, then eventually national.

Target date for the completion of PCCI Antipolo’s public image program is on or before the first General Membership Meeting on March 9, 2023.