Philippine IT Mission to Australia



When? 29-30 April 2008, Melbourne & 1-2 May 2008, Sydney

Objective: Make the Philippines part of your growth strategy

Bit more detail:

  • The Philippines presents itself as the ideal Partner for Australian businesses wishing to stay competitive and grow globally
  • The Philippine IT services industry has been growing phenomenally at a rate of 45% annually, and is developing a reputation for excellence in Contact Centres, Back-Office Outsourcing, Medical & Legal Transcription, Software Applications, Development and Maintenance, Animation, Engineering Services and other allied support services. Backed by strong government support, business-friendly policies, reliable supply of managerial talent and knowledge workers, a strong telecommunications
    infrastructure and competitive operating costs, Philippine IT industry players invite you to explore synergies with them at the following events

Level 47, MLC Centre (NSW Trade and Investment Centre)
19 Martin Place, Sydney NSW
01 May 2008 (Thursday), 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Registration opens at 2:40 pm)


  • Presentations
    • Philippine Economic Overview and Policy: Sr. Undersecretary Thomas G. Aquino (Department of Trade and Industry)
    • Opportunities in the BPO and IT-enabled Services Industry: Mr. Oscar Sanez, CEO, Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPA/P)
  • Panel Discussions
    • Industry players (including Australian investors) to discuss practical experiences in the Philippine setting on issues such as Talent Quality and Sustainability, and the Business Environment and Infrastructure
    • Q&A
  • One on One Meetings: There will be opportunity to have one-on-one Business Meetings with the members of the Philippine delegation right after the Business Forum of 01 May and also on 02 May. Please select which companies you wish to meet with from the attached list of participants.

To register: Please confirm your participation in the Business Forum and request for Business Meetings with Philippine Trade and Investment Centre – Sydney:
Suite 302, Level 3, Thakral House, 301 George Street, Sydney NSW

Tel. No.: +612 9299 0002 Fax No.: +612 9299 0007 E-mail:

Organized by: Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPA/P); Supported by: NSW Trade and Investment Centre & Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA)