News Release

63 MSMEs join OKB fair at Shangri-La 

DTI BICOL – A total of sixty-three (63) Bicolano micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are joining the Orgullo kan Bikol-Regional Trade Fair (OKB-RTF) on July 6-10, 2022 at the Level 2 Grand Atrium Main Wing, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City.  

This fair, which was temporarily put on hold because of the threat of COVID-19 pandemic, is now on its 2nd at Shangri-La and the 25th since its implementation.  Dubbed as the longest-running DTI initiated regional trade fair, this is expected to draw a thousand buyers of diverse persuasions – institutional and individual buyers, exporters, distributors, and the simply curious.   

Organized by the Department of Trade and Industry – Regional Office 5 in partnership with the OKB Association, Inc and the Shangri-La Plaza Corporation (SLPC), this is an opportunity for Bicol’s homegrown entrepreneurs to promote their products and expand their network linkages.  Handcrafted wearables and homestyles and Bicol delicacies like pili nut confectioneries, pinangat, bicol express, ginger, turmeric, moringa & lemon grass brew will be available in the fair.  

Enjoy Bicol crafts and the many flavors, textures and ingredients by visiting the fair and by shopping your favorite Bicol handcrafted Bicol food.  Use Local, Eat Local, Buy Local.   

Opening Ceremony will be on July 6, 2022, at 3:00 P.M. For more information, you may follow us @ DTI Region V Bicol facebook page or email us at r05@dti.gov.ph

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