Here Are the 20 Filipino Entrepreneurs Honored as ‘Rising Stars’ of the Business World

The Business Manual, the country’s pioneering online subscription-based business platform operated by One Mega Group, organized the annual growth summit, “Growth Con PH,” which honored the achievements of twenty outstanding business owners. The event took place at Ascott Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City and brought together aspiring and established entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and business professionals for an inspiring evening of learning, networking, and celebration.


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The honorees, recognized as the “Rising Stars” of the business world, included Brian Poe Llamanzares of Artifract, Nina Ellaine Dizon of Colourette, Jon Carlo Lim of DragonFi, Isabel Lim De Vicente of Easy Franchise, King Alandy Dy of Expedock, ER Rollan of Growsari, Alejandro Manalac of Havitas, Aaron Roska Espina of ImmuniGlobal, John-Michael Hilton of Visum Ventures/Koomi, Jaime Gonzalez of PickUp Coffee, Ron Baetiong of Podcast Network Asia, Dennis Velasco of Prosperna, May Antonette Leuterio of Rent.Ph, Rachel Renucci-Tan of Renucci Rice, Bam Mejia of Sarisuki, Jean Magboo-Yuzon of Suds Sustainable Pods, Carlo Ople of Unbox, Dean Bernales of Uniquecorn Strategies, Pia Ugarte Garcia-Morera of Viajecito, and Vincent del Rosario of Vivamax.

According to RJ Ledesma, Editor-in-Chief of The Business Manual, the interactive growth seminar showcased the remarkable contributions of small to medium enterprises in shaping the Philippine business landscape. 

“Growth Con PH provided an exceptional opportunity for entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts to gather, share insights, and discover new growth opportunities. Our aim is to spotlight the accomplishments of our Rising Stars, inspiring business organizations and individuals who have made a significant impact in their respective fields.”


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With the goal of promoting growth and success, Growth Con PH also featured esteemed business leaders who shared their insights, tips, and learnings to aspiring entrepreneurs. It encompassed four significant topics: sustainability and operational growth, sales and productivity growth, brand loyalty and marketing growth, and product growth. Distinguished business personalities were featured through a program that included on-stage recognition of invited speakers, with the organization partners serving as official award presenters. Attendees were also encouraged to engage in networking activities, fostering connections and partnerships with business organizations, speakers, and fellow brand subscribers.


Photo: One Mega Group

The success of “Growth Con PH” was made possible through the invaluable support of prominent organizations, including the Association of Filipino Franchisers Inc., GoNegosyo, International Council for Small Business, Philippine Marketing Association, Philippine LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce, Benilde Hifi, Social Media Marketing PH, and Women’s Business Council Philippines. This collaboration showcased a shared commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and economic progress.

“As the country’s premier online subscription-based business platform, we strive to provide a comprehensive platform for business enthusiasts, offering a wealth of knowledge about the world of business, from inspiring success stories to expert insights,” added Ledesma.

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