The Seventh Annual Arangkada Philippines Fora is organized by the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce (JFC) of the Philippines. This year’s fora will focus on two separate Big Winner industries namely Infrastructure and Creative Industries.

The Seventh Anniversary Forum entitled,Arangkada Philippines: Better Infrastructure for a Strong Economy” will be held on September 12, 2018 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel Manila.

A special Creative Industries Forum entitled, “Creative Industries: The Next Sunrise Industry” will be held on November 27, 2018 at the Fairmont Makati.


The Arangkada Philippines Project during its first 5 years has become a brand name for faster economic growth and higher investment. Now in its second phase, the project aims to continue its multi-channel advocacy, through alliance partnerships with leading foreign chambers and Philippine business groups, of a broad range of business and economic reforms. The project continues the positive influence it has had in the Philippine business climate through advocacy of the Arangkada recommendations on the progress achieved during its first phase.

The JFC presidents with past and present Arangkada Lifetime Achievement Awardees during the recently concluded sixth anniversary Arangkada Philippines Forum last September 14, 2017 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom (In photo L-R: Mr. Ho-Ik Lee (KCCI), Mr. Bruce Winton (AmCham), Mr. Julian Payne (CanCham), 2014 Arangkada Lifetime Achievement Awardee former PEZA Director General Lilia De Lima, PAMURI Chairman Mr. Shameem Quraeshi, Mr. Tom Grealy (ANZCham), 2017 Arangkada Lifetime Achievement Awardee former BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr., Mr. Hiroshi Shiraishi (JCCIPI), 2015 Arangkada Lifetime Achievement Awardee SGV founder Mr. Washington Sycip, AmCham Executive Director Mr. Ebb Hinchliffe, Ms. Evelyn Ng (PAMURI), Arangkada Chief-of-Party Mr. John Forbes, and JCCPI Vice-President Nobuo Fujii).

The Arangkada Philippines Forum is an annual event that brings together public officials and business leaders from different industries to discuss topics/issues that are important and relevant in improving the country’s business and investment climate.

[VIDEO] Better Infrastructure for a Strong Economy

Watch the full video coverage of the Seventh Anniversary Arangkada Philippines Fora — Better Infrastructure for a Strong Economy that was held last September 12, 2018 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom.

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