“As we hear each other’s ideas on how to overcome the challenges of this pandemic, I have no doubt that we will find ways where to collaborate—reimagine a future that works for all, empower the community where you belong, do good and honest business, contribute to the honest nation building. Nothing less than forging a fair and humane society,” Vice President Leni Robredo said in her Keynote Address in ECOP’s previous National Conference of Employer (NCE) conducted virtually in 2020.
This year, with the theme “Reform. Rebound. Recover.”, ECOP is once again privileged to have the Vice President to deliver the Keynote Address for NCE42 this coming June 2021. VP Leni has also been ECOP’s Keynote Speaker for NCE 39 and NCE 40 in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
A year has passed since the Coronavirus pandemic hit the world, ECOP, through the NCE and its other advocacy vehicles, affirms its continued commitment to the promotion of industrial harmony, social justice, job preservation, and national growth, ensuring that employers in the Philippines are informed and updated with national strategies and programs to normalize the economy.
“We need the support of the entire business community. While our mandate is to be at the forefront representing employers in policy- and decision-making processes, it is crucial that we hear your insights and views, especially those that are coming from the ground reflecting the realities of enterprises,” Mr. George T. Barcelon, ECOP Vice President and this year’s NCE Organizing Committee Chair, said in his statement during the unveiling of the NCE42 theme during the 46th Members General Meeting (MGM) last 25 March 2021.
The NCE is an annual event which provides employers the opportunity to discuss amongst themselves and with other stakeholders’ key issues on employment, labor-management relations, and the general business climate. Through this Conference, employers, national leaders, foreign investors, chambers of commerce, and corporate executive come up with a collective position on industrial relations and socio-economic concerns.
“It is through this event that we are able to massively raise awareness, voice out our stand on the most controversial and contentious issues, and come up with collective action that will push forward a business agenda,” he added.
This conference is made possible by our co-organizer and Platinum sponsor, the Philippine Exporters Confederation; our Gold sponsors, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Pilipinas Shell Corporation, Yazaki-Torres Manufacturing, Inc., Integrated Computer Systems, Inc., Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG), Social Security System (SSS), Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. Inc. (PMFTC) and Banco De Oro; and of course, our Partner sponsors, ICCT Colleges, Inc., Toyota Motor Philippines, Inc., Philippine Silk Road International Chamber of Commerce, Liwayway Marketing Corporation, Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc., FEU-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Amber-Kinetics Philippines, Inc., Philippine Association of Legitimate Service Contractors (PALSCON), Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII), Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc., GMA Network, Inc., Planters Products, Inc., EEI Corporation, La Suerte Cigar and Cigarette Factory, Gruppo EMS, GS1 Philippines, Health Carousel Philippines, Inc., The Medical City and SM Supermalls.
Our 42nd NCE Sponsors and Partners