Friday, January 5, 2018
A blast to end the year with a Cosplay Party and Elabram Systems Team in Thailand chose to be daring this time which was recently held last month to celebrate the year end tradition. Activities includes the Gift Exchange, Costume Competition, Performance Award and lastly, to belt out the voices for singing, a Karaoke time with the attendance of Elabram Systems Group Managing Director, Mikel Yaw.
Cosplay, a combination of the words costume play, is a hobby in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.
Elabram Systems Group Managing Director Mikel Yaw and Super Mario
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Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Robert L. Yupangco (RLY) of Zoomanity - Yupangco Group won in Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) 2017
Robert L. Yupangco (RLY) of Zoomanity - Yupangco Group won in Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) 2017 recently held at Makati Shangri-la Hotel. APEA is the most prestigious award for entrepreneurship in Asia and Pacific Region given to business leaders for their outstanding leadership and entrepreneurial excellence in a specific field.
Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award (APEA) for Tourism, Hospitality and Food Service was awarded to Mr. Robert Laurel Yupangco (RLY), President / CEO of Zoomanity- Yupangco Group for his exceptional contribution in the tourism and hospitality business sector.
Through his knowledge and experience, RLY established the foundations of Yupangco Group such as Yamaha School of Music, Sound Publishing Corporation, YL Development (Real Estate), Yupangco Electronics Corporation and YL Finance Corporation (micro financing, consumer financing and remittance services) with the help of his siblings and his mother who is the matriarch of the family.
From music and finance sector, RLY saw the potential in tourism and hospitality industry, he expanded and build Zoomanity Group Corporation. With almost 2 million visitors per year it is considered as one of the leading companies in zoos and theme park industry with 8 local and international parks namely, Zoobic Safari in Subic, Zoori (Zoo at Residence Inn) in Tagaytay, Paradizoo Theme Farm in Mendez Cavite, Zoocobia Fun Zoo in Clark, Pampanga, Zoocolate Thrills in Bohol, Zootopia in Nagano, Japan and Animal Conservation and Breeding Center in Australia.
Having an extensive experience in developing and managing companies in tourism, farming and hospitality sector, he is now called "The Modern Day ZOOper Man" who has a vision of creating the Philippines as "One Big Green Resort and Theme Park", a complete tourism ecosystem that provides not just zoo tourist destinations but also tourism hospitality services such as hotels, restaurants and transportation.
He engages now in putting up different restaurants under Chefmate Corporation that operates the following: Jinsei Sushi Bar, Misono Teppanyaki Restaurant, Nanten Japanese Restaurant, Midori Japanese Restaurant, Samgyupsalamat by Korean Alley, Korean Lane Development Corporation, Unli City (Unlimited Meals) and Ruins City Garden. These restaurants offers fresh, wild and sustainable seafood that are distributed with the help of Alaska Seafood Philippines and Seaking Seafood Products/ Super Catch Inc.
RLY also take part in transportation industry thru his various motor projects under Zoomanity Wheelz that offers Vans, Coaster, Tram Rentals, Pitbull, Multi cabs, Pitcabs Golf cars, Zooper Cars and Chartered Bus transport and services thru his partner Bel Air Bus Charter Corporation.
RLY quoted Peter Draker's sayings "Our business is simply Marketing and Innovation." He is now also involve in developing innovative products in different sectors. In agriculture, a multi-million greenhouse project with Calata Group Corporation is in the pipeline. In entertainment sector, Modi, an all in one entertainment device is now launched in the market, a partnership project with Modtech Global. And of course Tourism industry, soon he will open "GlampZ" or glamorous camping at Zoomanity in partnership with Eunina Mañgio. He will create another legacy as he expands his business by establishing a 3-in-1 masterpiece called "Galleries of the World" in partnership with Pacific Concrete Product Inc. and WCL Solution Inc., which showcases the Wax Muzeum, La Galleria and FunZ.
The event will not be more meaningful without the attendance and support of Robert's family. His mother, Nita Laurel Yupangco came along with his only sister, Regina Yupangco De Ocampo.
ASIA LEADERS FORUM is the major advocacy launched in 2010 of Tag Media and Public Relations to promote the Philippines as the premier business hub in Asia. These goals are elaborated in every event launched yearly with Real Estate leaders. Previous speakers were Arch. Jun Palafox and Charlie Rufino among others.
For 2018, Regina Y. De Ocampo joins this momentous event with a theme, "The State of Philippine Real Estate" to discuss the government policies, infrastructure done, innovations and what could be the future landscape of real estate based on statistics and research from the experts.
The forum will be held at Marco Polo Hotel, Davao in March 2018. Invited speakers include Dr. Elton Tan of E- Hotels and Resorts, Robert Laurel Yupangco of Zoomanity Group, Atty. Nelson Arquiza of Philippine Association of Real Estate Board and Cagayan Economic Zone Authority Chief Executive Officer Secretary Raul Lambino.
YL Holdings and its subsidiaries GA Yupangco and Company, Yupangco Music Corporation, YL Realty and Regina Properties have interests in developing their
properties in the Makati Central Business District, Alabang, Cavite and Davao areas.
Successful companies are making sure to give back known as Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR. These entities make a positive impact on the environment and stakeholders including consumers, employees, investors and communities. Companies need to instill a culture of giving back and such efforts always need to start from the top management. Giving back not only drives change in your community but also within your organization.
L-R ( Robert Laurel Yupangco, Reginas Children, Nita Laurel yupangco, Regina Yupangco De Ocampo, Reginas Husband and Reginas child)
To show the mission, vision and ideals of Filremit, CSR activities became the essential objectives of
the organization, as well as to serve as a guide to what the company represents for its consumers. Regina also believes that in every success lies the people who worked hard to attain it.
For 2018, Regina Victoria Yupangco De Ocampo of Filremit, has lined up several innovative E- Commerce platform specifically catered to the Overseas Filipino Workers. Objectives for the business include:
1. New technological innovation thru Filremit system around the globe.
2. Increase pick up points all over the Philippine Islands.
3. Intensify coverage of sending thru Filremit thru partners around the globe.
4. Provide other services such as payout for credit card transactions, online shopping, delivery of these goods thru its subsidiary Manila Cargo Express.
5. And most importantly for its Corporate Social Responsibility, to give back to their overseas clients by creating a fund for them to sustain their retirement and provide security to their families.
Giving back is an essential value of the organization since it's corporate objective is to help the Filipinos
Filremit has been the trusted remittance
Last December 7, 2017, Regina Yupangco De Ocampo of Filremit and Yupangco Group of Companies together with her brother, mother and business partners where there to witness the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) with the other empowered entrepreneurs held at Makati Shangrila Hotel. APEA is a prestigious award for entrepreneurship in Asia and Pacific Region given to business leaders for their outstanding leadership and entrepreneurial excellence in a specific field.
The Zoomanity Group, an affiliate of the Yupangco Group of Companies headed by Robert Laurel Yupangco was happy to receive the outstanding award its quality service and innovation.
The organizers of APEA have stringent entry criteria and highly competitive judging parameters. Nomination is by invitation only, with each nominee subjected to a rigorous judging process, including financial verification by an appointed audit firm and mandatory physical site audit and interview, culminating in a confidential balloting process by Enterprise Asia's committee.