Pasig City; September 9, 2019 – Santé, a provider of premier organic health and wellness
products and services, held its Annual Business Conference (ABC) as part of its Engage
training series for Santé Business Owners, recently at the Bayanihan Center, Pasig City.
Gathering more than 600 entrepreneurs from across the country, the 2019 Santé’s ABC: The
Business Blueprint aims to provide a venue for Santé Business Owners to learn new concepts
and trends in entrepreneurship.
“We’re glad to, once again, hold this annual business conference. This year, we invited a
dynamic set of resource speakers, who shared with us their experiences and expertise, which
can help our Santé Business Owners in becoming successful entrepreneurs,” said Joey
Marcelo, chief executive officer (CEO) of Santé.
Marcelo added that the conference also focused not just in helping the attendees gain a strong
foundation in stating their business but also, in learning the ways to sustain it by understanding
the latest trends in entrepreneurship, its digital component, and getting started in allocating
funds for investments.
Among the resource speakers present in the event was Marvin Germo, the president of Stock
Smarts, Inc., a stock market trader, analyst, and investor with more than 12 years of experience
in the Philippine financial industry.
“It’s also good to know that businesses, like Santé, invest in their people by giving opportunities
to learn in managing even personal finances. It shows how the company values them because
the more they get equipped with this knowledge, the better they will be in their businesses as
well,” said Germo.
Sean Si, founder and the editor-in-chief of the search engine optimization and internet
marketing company SEO Hacker, could not agree more. Acknowledging the young
entrepreneurs present in the event and as someone who started his own company at a young
age, Si noted that Santé’s ABC has also provided an excellent venue for millennial
entrepreneurs to become aware of business trends.
Aside from Si, Carlo Ople, the vice president for Digital Strategy and Consumer Disruptive
Business of PLDT/Smart, also shared his expertise in digital entrepreneurship. As a digital
entrepreneur, he founded several web properties, including the Unbox.ph, one of the top
technology and gadget sites in the country.
Other presenters during the conference include Arnold Anog, a training consultant and a
success and wealth coach, who tackled about reaching one’s peak performance; Jayson Lo, a
best-selling author and entrepreneur, who shared his experience with companies in various
industries, such as direct selling, manufacturing, trading, and the restaurant business; and Ron
Galura, regional sales head of Alveo Land, Corp., who discussed the advantages of investing in
Raissa Laurel-Subijano, a law graduate and a City Councilor of San Juan, Metro Manila, also
graced the event with her talk about her #RaisUp campaign, which focuses on inspiring people
to rise amid trials and challenges.
Laurel-Subijano lost her legs in the infamous bar exam blast along Taft Avenue in 2010. Since
then, she has touched the lives of countless people through her positive outlook and
“Santé’s ABC has always been about empowering our business owners by imparting knowledge
that they can turn into abilities. As a progressive company, we make sure that we provide
venues that can help in enhancing their skills and sustaining their business, especially amid the
digital shift,” said Paul Caluag, chief network development officer of Santé.
Started in 2015, the Santé’s ABC is a highly-anticipated event among Santé entrepreneurs and,
is part of the company’s Engage training series. This year, the event opened its doors for young
entrepreneurs as it was also attended by Santé REVVv leaders, who spearheads the program
that pushes to empower millennials the youth to become better business owners and to help
them succeed in life through proper mentoring and training.
To know more about Santé and its product offerings and other upcoming events, visit their
official FB Page at www.facebook.com/pg/santeofficial.ph or their website at
Founded in 2007, Santé promotes, produces and distributes premier natural health and
wellness products; as well as services, designed to help people live better lives. With Santé
Barley as its flagship brand, Santé has dominated the local market with its certified* organic
barley grass – grown and harvested in New Zealand. (More recently, Santé has become the
Philippines’ first company to be certified organic by BioGro). With the proven health benefits of
Santé Barley, Santé has developed a comprehensive selection of everyday barley-based
products. Today, Santé has expanded its offerings to include a fitness and rehabilitation center
with its Santé Fitness Lab; and an array of natural products that are true to the company’s thrust
in promoting a healthy lifestyle. Headquartered in the Philippines, Santé has offices worldwide
such as New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, UAE, Qatar, Nigeria, and Cyprus.