FIRST INTERNATIONAL FILIPINO EXPOSITION AND COMMUNITY FAIR, A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS

EPCC NEWS
December 09, 2014

FIRST INTERNATIONAL FILIPINO EXPOSITION AND COMMUNITY FAIR, A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS

Los Angeles— The two-day first International Filipino Exposition and Community Fair was an unqualified success.

Dr. Veronico Agatep, President of the HIFI CALI EXPO said, “ If we size up the pros and cons of the recent two-day business conference and free community fair, we can say it was a tremendous success for a first time conference.”

More than 25 exhibitors and hundreds of people attended the two-day business exposition and free community health fair that was held at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) at 1740W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026.

Speakers and Workshops

FACLA President Jun Baul opened the two day conference while Frank Aguirre, Business Development Specialist of the Office of the City Mayor, LA was the keynote speaker.

Some of the speakers who led the workshops and discussions during the first day of the conference on December 5 were Sid Balatan, COO of the HIFI CALI EPO LLC; Emily Roberts, President of PILAC and COTIFA; Arturo P. Garcia of the Alliance-Philippines; Rene Bibi , CEO of AGILIVANT; Jerry Perez De Tagle of the Pilipino American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon and Dr.Marc Caratao of FACLA and President of the Knights of Rizal-HFT.

On the second day , December 6 , the speakers were Dr. Leo Pandac, President of SIPA Board and Lotus Festival Inc; Rodel Lumanog of the Chamber of Commerce of the Greater LA: Producer/writer/director Boy Villasanta from the Philippines and Rhony Laygo, Editor of WEEKEND BALITA.

On the night of December 6, the delegates and exhibitors were treated to a night of unwinding, . The sumptuous food was prepared by Nila Jamias-Baul, wines and music of the Maestro Buddy Reyes and Letty Reyes and their band at the FACLA Hall

For more information about the HIFI CALI EXPO please contact Sid Balatan at (213)399-5042 or email us at agarcia@peoplescore.net.

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