Registration SMX Convention Center Lobby Area

9:00AM- 9:10AM

Philippine National Anthem


Opening Address: Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas, COO, TAG Media & Public Relations


Keynote Speaker:

Lianne Dehaye,

Manager, Small and Medium Business, Singapore, Malaysia & Philippines, Facebook

Topic: Facebook for Business: Beyond Likes, Comments & Shares


9:50AM- 10:00AM

Photo Opportunity

10:00AM- 10:45AM

The Future of the Philippines Digital Economy and the Digital Landscape in Asia and Beyond
Janette Toral, Founder, Digital Filipino Club

10:45 AM- 11:45AM

Panel 1: The key to powerful creative campaigns:

How can you effectively reach the hyper-digital, super-busy consumer?

And The Power of Digital Media and Branding

Moderator: Spanky Enriquez, TV Host and Writer, Philippine Star


  • Tanya Llana, Sales and Marketing Director, Victoria Court
  • Janette Toral, Founder, Digital Filipino Club
  • Mannix Pabalan, Founder, Hashtag Digital
  • Charlie Agatep, Chairman, Grupo Agatep

11:45AM- 12:30AM

Photo Opportunity and Lunch


Breaking down the challenges of running a business that is ‘multi-country’:

How can you successfully expand across the region by using the right technology?

Thierry Tea, Founder, Philjets Group, WeCube and Brand Ambassador of FrenchTech Philippines

1:00PM- 2:00PM

Panel 2

Moderator: : Mike Grogan, Podcaster & Book Author- The Rise of the Pinoy


  • Thierry Tea- Founder, Philjets Group and Brand Ambassador of FrenchTech Philippines

  • Emmanuel Mendoza, Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise for Application Services Global Delivery, Philippines & South Pacific

  • Lars Jeppesen, CEO and Founder, Tech One Global

  • Art Samaniego, Tech Editor, Manila Bulletin

  • Avelino Zapanta, Former President ( Philippine Airlines and SeaAir)


Photo Opportunity


Business Card Exchange Activity


Moderator: Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas (COO, TAG Media and Public Relations)


1. Understanding Podcasting, Mike Grogan (Podcaster, Book Author- The Rise of the Pinoy)

2. How can you efficiently run a cross border E-Commerce business? – Mark Vernon (Founder, TAG Cash)

3. The aggressive StartUp Innovators- Jojy Azurin ( Co- Founder, Horsepower PH)

4. Digital Marketing for Tourism- Robert Yupangco (President, Yupangco Group of Companies)

5. Succeeding in StartUp Business- Lars Wittig (General Manager, Regus Philippines)

3:30PM- 3:45PM

How to get in and out of Social Media: Influence and Online Risk Management
Carlos Celdran, Online Performing Artist


Photo Opportunity/ Coffee Break/Networking

4:00PM- 4:45PM

Panel 3: The Rise of Mobile Marketing using Smart Phones

Moderator: Paolo Bediones (News Anchor, Entrepreneur)


  • Erick Kalugdan, CEO, InfoTxt/Giveme Unlimed Inc.
  • Ole Micheal Oldhoj, CEO, Boolex
  • Robert Yupangco, President, Zoobic Safari

4:45PM- 5:00PM

Photo Opportunity

5:00PM- 5:30PM

StartUp Introduction with FrenchTech Philippines and WeCube


STARTUP Innovators Pitching Session with Yupangco Group of Companies, WeCube and FrenchTech Philippines

Moderator: Luuk Rietvelt (FinaCore)

  • Donald Saurombe (DibZ)
  • European Chambers of Commerce Philippines (YPC)
  • Paolo Bediones (TekDeviant, Inc)

*TAG Media and Public Relations reserves the right to amend the programme. TAG Media and Public Relations accepts no responsibility for statements made orally or in written material distribute by any of its speakers at its conferences. TAG Media and Public Relations is not responsible for any copying, republication or redistribution. If there will be adjustments in the program, it’s common and might be due to technicalities and external forces that is uncontrollable.