Surigao City is set to host the 14th CARAGA Business Conference on November 28, 2008 at a local hotel. Themed “Uniting Caraga in These Testing Times,” the event aims to bring together Caraganon business executives, political leaders, regional movers and shakes as well as officers of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).
The City Government of Surigao, Provincial Government of Surigao, the Surigao Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) as well as PCCI are this year’s convenors and sponsors.
Among the topics to be discussed during the confab are the measures to be undertaken in order to further partnerships in the region during a perceived economic crisis in 2009, tax-related issues with the Bureau of Internal Revenue and measures to further strengthen the business community in Caraga.
After the conference, a tour around Dinagat Island will be held. Participants are set to visit San Jose, Dinagat Island’s municipal capital.
Caraga is composed of the provinces of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Island. (Mindanaoan.com)