Iloilo City to Hold “Bangon Iloilo! Padayon sa Pagbátò”: A Forum on Economic Recovery


Iloilo City will start talking with experts on how to revive the economy reeling from the ill effects of COVID-19 crisis.

The City Government and University of Asia and the Pacific (“UA&P”) will hold “Bangon Iloilo! Padayon sa Pagbátò”: A Forum on Economic Recovery. It will be via Zoom from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on July 27, 2021.

Iloilo City has tapped the expertise of top economists to provide a clear picture of what’s in store. Also to tackle what potentials can the metropolis take advantage of.

Discussions will center on topics featuring the following:

Economic Prospects in the New Future: Implications for Iloilo by UA&P Co-Founder Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas; and

Drivers of Iloilo’s Economy by UA&P President Dr. Winston Conrad B. Padojinog.

UA&P’s economic briefing will give businessmen a glimpse to see how the economy will be going for the rest of the year, Mayor Jerry Treñas stressed.

The endeavor is in coordination with the following:

Iloilo Economic Development Foundation (“ILED”);

Iloilo Business Club (“IBC”);

Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Iloilo City (“PCCI-Iloilo”);

Federation of Filipino Chinese Association of Panay;

Filipino Chinese Associations of Iloilo City; and

Iloilo Hotels, Resorts and Restaurants Association (“IHRRA”)

This is a major initiative to help Iloilo City in recovering from economic slump brought about by the pandemic.

In conclusion, the webinar partners include ILED, IBC, and PCCI-Iloilo. To pre-register, go to


How Will Iloilo City Recover?


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