Lunch Seminar: Investing and Doing Business in the Philippines
Lunch Seminar: Investing and Doing Business in the Philippines

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao, in partnership with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and EU-Philippines Business Network, is pleased to invite you to its seminar “Investing and Doing Business in The Philippines”.

The aim of the meeting is to promote business development in the Philippines and investments in its several promising economic sectors. The exposition will cover a variety of topics, such as the business climate, rules & regulations, trends and opportunities in various sectors. Furthermore, a general outlook on infrastructure & construction, tourism, retail, manufacturing, food and beverage, hospitality and business process outsourcing, will be given.

It will be the ideal seminar for any foreign SMEs interested to enter successfully one of the best-performing emerging markets like the Philippines.

RSVP now to confirm your spot!


John Paul Iñigo, Vice Consul (Commercial), Philippine Trade and Investment Center, Philippine Consulate General

Born and raised in Manila. Graduated from The University of the Philippines in 1986 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology.

Worked at both the Philippine Tourism Authority and the Department of Trade and Industry.

Posted as Commercial Attache in Hamburg Germany 1996 – 2001, Brussels, Belgium 2002 – 2007, Rome, Italy 2008-2012, New Delhi, India 2013-2015, New York City, USA 2015-2016, and Guangzhou, China from 2016 to Present.



Fabrizio Ceccarelli, Hong Kong Office, SACE SpA

“Fabrizio Ceccarelli is Senior Account Manager for SACE SIMEST Hong Kong’s office since September 2018 and is in charge of the promotion of SACE SIMEST financial solutions in the APAC Region with the main focus on South East Asia Countries.

His activity is addressed to local medium-large buyers potentially interested in importing from Italy and to Italian companies interested in exporting and investing in the Region.

Prior to SACE SIMEST, he had a ten years experience in the Finance Department of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Spa, holding the company of SACE SIMEST.”





Acey Landas, AVP Staff Leasing Sales, KMC

Acey started her career with KMC Solutions in December 2014 as an executive assistant and rose through the ranks to become the Assistant Vice President for Staff Leasing in less than 5 years. Her experience and expertise include building offshore teams for international companies expanding their business in the Philippines. In addition to assisting the growth of its Valued Clients, she aims to provide quality jobs to fellow Filipinos through KMC’s staff leasing services.



Lorens Ziller, Executive Director, Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines






Anthony Amunátegui Abad, CEO, TradeAdvisors

Antony is an international trade lawyer and technical advisor on international trade policy and regulation, competition law and policy, and economic integration. He provides technical advice and assistance to multinational corporations and business enterprises, as well as international organizations, government and academic institutions. He is currently serving as a legal consultant for the International Finance Corporation and for the EU-PH Free Trade Agreement Negotiations. He is the Chairman for the Philippines of the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Competition and sits at the Dispute Settlement Panel of the World Trade Organization.

He formerly served in government as Chairman of the Department of Agriculture Secretary’s Technical Advisory Group, President of the Philippine International Trading Corporation, Administrator of the National Food Authority and Commissioner of the Tariff Commission. He continues to be at the forefront of the country’s economic development by advocating and ensuring the practice of competition. He is the CEO of T/A Trade Advisory Group, Inc. and Founding Partner at Abad Alcantara and Associates Law.

He is also the host of the show “Political Capital” aired on Bloomberg TV Philippines. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Ateneo de Manila University Law School and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.





Room B/E/F, H6 Conet, G/F, The Center, 99 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong


September 12 2019, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


This event is FREE
(including Italian-style lunch buffet)





Lunch Seminar: Investing and Doing Business in the Philippines

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