Chicago, 17 April 2019 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago lauded offi cials of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) for the successful conduct of their trade and investment mission to Chicago on 15-16 April 2019.
The mission was part of BCDA and CDC’s investment roadshow in the United States to promote Clark as the Philippines’ next growth area and heart of the Phiippines’ $160 billion “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program.
The mission culminated in an executive seminar and luncheon held on 16 April 2019 at the exclusive Union League Club of Chicago. Entitled “Opportunities in Clark,” the seminar was organized by BCDA, CDC and the Consulate in cooperation with the US-China Chamber of Commerce led by its President, Mr. Siva Yam. The seminar was attended by members of the chamber and other executives.
Ms. Laura Ortega, Executive Director of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, and Mr. Godfrey Angara, Assistant Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, also participated in the seminar.
Consul General Gina A. Jamoralin (9th from left ) and Clark Development Corporation President and CEO Noel Manankil (8th from left ) pose with Mr. Siva Yam (11th from right), President of the US-China Chamber of Commerce, company executives and other participants of the “Opportunities in Clark” seminar and luncheon held at the Union League Club of Chicago on 16 April 2019.