Three (3) members of the AMY Group of
Companies, namely: Philippine Business
Bank, Zesto and ZestAir, participated
in the 36th edition of the Philippine
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)
Business Conference and Expo held last
October 13-15 at the Manila Hotel. With
the year's theme: One Global Filipino,
Creating Synergy from Competitiveness,
participants from various business sectors
were given insights on government and
private sector partnership and unified
agenda as the winning formula for competitive
business and sustained economic development.
Gracing the event were His Excellency
President Benigno “Noynoy”
Aquino III, Vice President Jejomar Binay
and Senator Chiz Escudero.
One of the final highlights of the conference
is the awarding of Amb. Alfredo M. Yao
National Intellectual Property Invention
Award. The awardees are: Mr. Erano Evangelista
– National IP Award Winner for his
invention of Aeronox Nitrocharger; Smart
Communications Inc. - National IP Award
Runner-up for their Method and System
for Macropayment and Micropayment using
cellphone linked virtual cards; and Mr.
Antonio Mateo – Most Promising Award
Winner for his invention of the Direct
Rainwater Catchment Unit.