The Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Associations (CREBA) will hold its national convention on the theme “PINOY Economic Stimuli In A Global Recession – Mass Housing and World-Class Tourism” on Oct. 8-10 at the Grand Caprice Convention Hall, Limketkai Center in Cagayan de Oro City.
Dr. Jaime A. Cura, CREBA national president, and Domingo D. De Vera, overall convention chairman said the overall convention objectives are to update CREBA members and industry colleagues on business trends and concerns, expand business and professional linkages and discover tourism assets of Cagayan de Oro City and environs; highlight real estate business opportunities in tourism development in view of the National Tourism Act of 2009; provide a working understanding of the tourism and retirement business through successful projects and best practices, and forge policy recommendations and working relationshipis among government and private sectors for effective economic stimuli through mass housing projects and tourism development projects.
Cura will formally open the convention opening ceremonies, while D. De Vera will give an overview of the convention.
Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Constantino Jaraula will welcome the convention delegates. Plenary session speakers will come from Congress, the executive department and the business and industrial sectors.
First plenary session speakers will discuss “An Update on the Philippine Economy in the Light of the Current State of the World Economy,” “The Current Business Outlook for 2010,” “An Update on the Real Estate Economy: Impact on Housing and Realty Development for Tourism,” “The Competitive Edge of Philippine Tourism Destinations,” “The Tourism Act of 2009” Providing Competitive Edge for Competitive Edge for Philippine Tourism/Retirement Destinations,” “Emerging Projects for Tourism and Retirement Development in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.”
Second plenary session speakers will tackle “The State of Government Program for Mass Housing and Retirement Market,” “Financing for Land Development and Homebuyers.,” “The Local Government Units and Investors: The Tourism Act of 2009.”
In the third plenary session, the topics will be “Opportunities for Real Estate Development in Mindanao,” “Mindanao–Opening Up to the World,” and Attraction for Tourists: Recreation and Entertainment.”