ANVIL BUSINESS SUMMIT 2016 Presents “Giants Level Up: Extending Your Boundaries”



In celebration of its upcoming 25th Anniversary in January 2017, the Anvil Business Club, Inc., an organization of Filipino-Chinese businessmen and professionals, presents  ANVIL BUSINESS SUMMIT 2016: Giants Level Up! Extending Your Boundaries.  The half-day event will bring together the most innovative minds in business today who will share their experiences in transforming their companies into multi-million dollar corporations that have changed the ever-growing landscape of Philippine business.

Where:  Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel Manila  

 When: September 9, 2016, Friday

 Time:   1:00pm to 5:00pm


For Ticket & Sponsorship Inquiries: 

Eloisa Mariano & Ellen Ramirez

Mobile +63917 820 3450; +63 925 527 0572; +63 917 820 3450

Landline:  +632 726 7029



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For this year, the Anvil Business Club has lined up some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country, these are:

DIOSDADO P. BANATAO, Managing Partner at Tallwood Venture Capital, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. An electrical engineer by profession, Banatao is famous for pioneering the PC chip set and graphics acceleration architecture found in every computer today. He is the recipient of several honors and awards, which include Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Ernst & Young, Inc., Distinguished Asian Leadership Award from the Asian Business League of San Francisco, and the Pamana ng Pilipino Award, a presidential award given to outstanding Filipinos overseas, among others.

RAUL JOSEPH “Jojo” A. CONCEPCION, CEO of Concepcion-Carrier Air Conditioning. Concepcion spent his formative years learning the family business, eventually working his way from the ground up to be a highly respected and seasoned executive. His management savvy and leadership qualities made Concepcion-Carrier, not only the country’s number one provider of cooling solutions, but also one of the most globally competitive players in the local appliance and consumer durables industry.

            EDGAR B. SAAVEDRA, President and CEO of Megawide Construction Corporation. Since 1997, Saavedra has been steering one of the country’s leading infrastructure and engineering firms into one of the most admired companies in Asia. With lucrative contracts in infrastructure projects with the Philippine government, Megawide Construction was awarded Best Managed Company in the Small Cap Category in 2012 and 2013 by AsiaMoney, a leading financial publication, and one of FinanceAsia’s Best Managed Companies in 2013.

            JON RAMON M. ABOITIZ, Chairman of Aboitiz Equity Ventures. Always on the lookout for opportunities, Aboitiz paved the way for the family-owned business to make investments in almost all sectors of society, making the century-old Aboitiz conglomerate one of the most successful business enterprises in the country. Today, with Aboitiz at the helm, Aboitiz Equity Ventures operates businesses in power, food, real estate, banking, shipping, leisure resorts, and integrated transport and logistics.

ANDERS BÄRLUND, a Partner at Mckinsey & Company, leads us into the future through the behavior of the Digital Consumer.  He has deep expertise in marketing and sales, focusing on the retail and consumer goods sectors and other consumer adjacent industries such as automotive and consumer appliances.  He has served clients across Europe and Asia and has led several transformation programs and projects to develop growth strategies, optimize commercial levers such as pricing and promotions, develop consumer insights, and improve overall marketing performance.