SGV Tax Partner and Clark Partner-in-Charge Atty. Margaux Advincula joined the Philippines Business Mission 2022 at New Clark City (NCC) held on 18 August 2022. The business mission aimed to bring in more investments and strengthen trade relations among countries, particularly Australia and New Zealand.
Atty. Margaux (second from right) with BCDA President and CEO Aileen Zosa,
CIAC OIC President and CEO Darwin Cunanan, and TIEZA Manager Donaldo Maldonado
The event at the NCC was hosted by the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) led by President and CEO Aileen Zosa. Also present at the event was Clark Development Corporation (CDC) Chairman Atty. Edgardo Pamintuan, CDC Vice President for Engineering Services Group Dennis C. Legaspi, Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) Officer-In-Charge, President and CEO Darwin Cunanan and Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Division Manager Donald Maldonado.
Philippine Ambassador to Australia H.E. Hellen De La Vega and Tourism and Multicultural Affairs Minister Zoe Bettison accompanied Australian and New Zealand delegates. The delegation represented various sectors from renewable energy, manufacturing, mining, tourism, property development, agribusiness, banking and finance, education, and information technology and business process management (IT-BPM). The delegates had the opportunity to network during the luncheon hosted in New Clark City by the BCDA. They also visited the Clark Freeport Zone and Freeport Area of Bataan.
The event was jointly organized by the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) of Australia/New Zealand, the Philippine Board of Investments, the Export Marketing Bureau, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), the Subic Clark and Alliance for Development Council (SCADC), and the freeport and economic zone authorities in the Subic-Clark-Bataan Corridor.