Globe powers 2011 SME Summit


Globe Telecom partnered with the Department of Trade and Industry to help promote growth and development for Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs). Initially, Globe, through Globe Business, the company’s enterprise, corporate and SME unit, joined forces with the DTI’s Bureau of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development (DTI-BSMED) for the 2011 SME Summit.

The 2011 SME Summit was the highlight of 2011 SME Week, spearheaded by the DTI and the MSMED Council, which ran until July 9, 2011. Through the partnership between Globe Business and the DTI-BMSMED, DTI regional and field offices, local government units, entrepreneurs and the general public across the country were able to watch the summit live via the web ( with the use of Globe broadband. Participants at the summit were also able to interact via web conference with entrepreneurs who attended the Globe Negostar forum in Cauayan City, Isabela, held simultaneously with the 2011 SME Summit.

During the summit, government presented the 2011-2016 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Plan, which contains action plans that foster a more enabling business environment, give increased access to affordable financing as well as expanded markets, and improves productivity and efficiency.

“We at Globe Business are one with the DTI in our desire to help entrepreneurs grow by helping make their businesses more efficient. The SME sector is the workhorse of our country’s economy, hence it augurs well for everyone to support the growth of small and medium-scale enterprises,” said Manny Aligada, Head of the Corporate and SME Segments at Globe Business.

Only Globe Negostar is the one-stop shop for all communication needs of an entrepreneur. Globe Negostar has packages bring down the price of mobile service and introduce affordable mobile and broadband solutions for entrepreneurs. These services can be customized to suit each entrepreneur’s unique needs and requirements.

Experience the benefits of having customized solutions to support your business. Consult our Globe Business Account Managers, visit the Globe Stores, call the Globe Business Hotline +632 730-1288 or log on to today to find out more.