Chicago, 13 August 2019 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago successfully organized an executive seminar and luncheon entitled “Opportunities in the Philippine Retirement Industry” at the exclusive Union League Club of Chicago on 9 August 2019, as one of the side events of the 1st Philippine Retirement Summit in the U.S. Midwest.
The Consulate, in cooperation with One Ayala, hosted the seminar to promote the Philippines as a retirement haven among the American business community and Filipino community leaders, with particular emphasis on the business and investment opportunities in retirement services and facilities.
Top officials and executives from the Philippine Consulate, Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA), Philippine Social Security System (SSS), US Social Security Administration (SSA), and One Ayala (Ayala Corporation, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Ayala Land, El Nido Resorts) spoke at the forum. More than forty CEOs and other officers of key business, governmental and community organizations – including members of the US-China Chamber of Commerce, Pan-Asian American Business Council and Illinois Chamber, from the banking, real estate, technology, energy, commodities and tourism industries and legal and accounting professions – participated in the seminar.
Consul General Gina A. Jamoralin (8th from le ) poses with speakers and partners of the “Opportunities in the Philippine Retirement Industry” executive seminar and luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago on 9 August 2019. L-R: Casey de Leon (BPI), Consul Ryan Gener, Laarni Basa (Union League), Eric Martinez (Social Security Administration), Mutley Dulay (BPI), Mau Barreiro (Ayala Corp.), SVP Noel Tagaza (BPI), CG Jamoralin, CEO Aurora Ignacio (SSS), GM Bienvendio Chy (PRA), Trina Aguas (Ayala Land), OIC Joy Villacorta (SSS), and Tessa Santiago (Ayala Land). (Photo courtesy of the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago)