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Seminar Categories:

A - Exploring Market Opportunities
B - China's Domestic Market
C - Upgrading Strategies for SMEs
D - Franchising Opportunities
E - E-tailing & E-commerce
F - CEO Dialogues
Speaker Details

Mr. Samie Lim, CFE
Chairman Emeritus, Philippine Franchise Association

Speaker's Profile:
As the ‘Father of Franchising in the Philippines’, Samie Lim is acknowledged as the heart, mind and soul of Philippine Franchising. Acknowledged as the leading prime mover in Philippine franchising, Mr. Lim was instrumental in the growth of the sector today and in transforming the Philippines as one of the leading players in global franchising.

Mr. Lim is a recognized leader in the international franchising community, such that he has represented – not only the Philippines – but Asia in a panel discussion during the 2009 World Franchise Council meeting in Paris, France.

The former Chairman of the World Franchise Council and the Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation has been bestowed with numerous awards, among the most recent of which are the CEO Excel Awards given by the International Association of Business Communicators and the 7th Dr. Jose Rizal Awards for Excellence in Business and Entrepreneurship for his pioneering and continuing work in Philippine franchising. He is also a recipient of an entrepreneurship award by telecom giant PLDT.

In 1999, Mr. Lim was appointed as Undersecretary of the Department of Trade & Industry, and General Manager of the National Development Company, the government’s premier investment arm, owing to his expertise in business.

2013 Seminar Schedule
(D1) Franchising Summit - Overseas Opportunities
Date: 5 December, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM