The Department of Trade and Industry, MSME’s and the City of Imus held the launching of Negosyo Center and Satellite Office at the 2nd floor of The District Mall in Brgy. Anabu on October 20, 2016. This aims to advance the government’s efforts in encouraging entrepreneurship and providing a kickstarter program for small and medium sized businesses. The ribbon cutting for the trade fair at the Promenade Area and blessing of Imus Satellite Office – District Mall and Negosyo Center were led by DTI-Regional Director Malou Toledo with Imus Mayor Emmanuel L. Maliksi and other guests. A MOA signing was held between the CASMEDC members and City of Imus officials.
The event dubbed as “Catalyzing SMEs’ Potential to Grow, Compete, and Excel” is one of the many projects of DTI to help assist people develop their business. The new Negosyo Center aims to provide business registration, consultancy and other related services to new and existing businesses. It will also provide assistance, specifically in marketing and promotions, financial advice, networking and other services that will promote business development in the city. The advocacy of the GoNegosyo Program started in 2005 and for the past decade Go Negosyo has stood by its conviction that Filipinos can address poverty by developing an entrepreneurial mindset.(PICAD)