DTI launched the E-commerce Caravan

DTI launched the E-commerce Caravan last month (April 2016). The series of Negosyo Center Seminars on Expanding Your Business through E-Commerce were held in Davao City, Santiago City in Isabella, and Baguio City.  In its first month, the E-commerce Caravan attracted over 700 prospective online merchants.

The e-commerce seminars are designed to engage MSMEs into becoming online merchants. The seminars provide a venue for e-commerce champions, gurus, and service providers to share their know-how and expertise on e-commerce.  Participants learn how to avail of existing facilities such as e-payment, logistics, customer relations management, as well as how to strengthen brand presence, brand marketing, and ensure consumer protection.


E-Commerce for MSMEs

DTI is urging the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to venture into e-commerce to expand market reach.

To capacitate MSMEs on E-Commerce, DTI and PTTC conducted a Special Workshop on Developing a Full E-Commerce Business on March 31, 2016 at the Philippine Trade Training Center. The workshop aimed to assist MSMEs to get activated on B2B E-Commerce Transactions, E-Commerce Site, Accept Electronic Payments Online and Offline; and to learn the basics of Facebook Marketing & Advertising, CRM, and E-mail Marketing.