Palace Pool Club , Bonifacio Global City -Taguig City – Philippines
PLDT Smart SME Nation’s in partnership with Rappler, Voyager, Idealspace, Bloomberg Philippines, Uber, Takatack and Airnb. The Bozz Awards was established to recognize Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs ) who have displayed excellence in technological innovation and digital integration .
In the long run , it aims to highlight the crucial role of digital technology in supporting the growth and sustainability of small businesses in the country.
participants enjoyed the pool party
PLDT- SMART executives and special guests
floating neon balls
The event was held at the posh Palace Pool Club within Bonifacio Global City in Taguig last night with several hundreds of participants from well-known entrepreneurs, SMART -PLDT executives , media practitioners, bloggers , online news , marketing executives among others.
Dr. Cecilio Pedro of Lamoiyan Corporation
Dr. Cecilo Pedro was among the prominent businessman invited in the event.
There were also good food and everyone enjoyed their wonderful time at the pool party .
PLDT SMART SME BOZZ winners
The competition was tight – over 500 nominations poured in from across the country to compete for the final spots. The FINALISTS will go through the Silicon Valley Experience care of PLDT Smart SME.
The public voting came down to 15 strong contenders. A panel of industry leaders and the public’s votes determined the winners across 5 categories:
- Boss for Mobile Readiness – MOBKARD by Carlo Calimon , OrangeAPPS ,Inc. by Gian Javelona, Olryt Homes Philippine Real Estate by Arthur Olano
- Boss for E-Commerce- INDIGOBaby by Ms. Denise Gonzales , Renegade Folk by Tina and Regina Sambalido , Kimstore by Kim Lato
- Boss for Customer Service- Lay Bare Waxing Salon by Paolo Hilario , Homegrown Media by Daniella Yaptinchay, Time Free Innovations by Chino Atillano
- Boss for Social Responsibility- Bambike by Ryan McClelland, Rags2Riches by Reese Fernandez -Ruiz, Messy Bessy by Kristine Reyes-Lopez
- Boss for Social Media – Snoe Beauty by Jen Gerodias -Diaz , Happy Skin by Jacqe Yuengtian -Gutierrez nd Rissa Mananquil -Trillo , Jason Magbanua by Jason Magbanua
BOSS for Social Media – “All I wanted to do is to connect to people” -Jason Magbanua
Boss for E-Commerce – Ms. Kim Lato of Kimstore
Boss for Mobile Readiness– Mobkard by Carlo Calimon
Boss for Social Responsibility – Messy Bessy -Ms. Kristine Reyes-Lopez
Boss for Customer Service -Time Free Innovations by Chino Atillano
Note: It was a wonderful night to cap the event, I would like to ” Thank” Ms. Millet Liberato DDB for the invitation extended .