Planning the 2017 activities: in focus - the 4th TIBFI HR Congress!

The new TIBFI board held a meeting last May 2, 2017 at the Department of Tourism, Makati. The meeting focused on the planning of the 4th TIBFI HR Congress to be scheduled on the 3rd week of September 2017 at Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City.

The 4th TIBFI Human Resource Congress focuses on the training and development of human resources as well as a discussion of issues and factors that influence entrepreneurship and employment in tourism firms. Four days in length, the event will feature 3 main activities: (1) A re-training program on tourism skills for assessors and trainors, (2) MRA awareness and toolbox immersion programs, and (3) a full-day congress that discusses management practices on human resources that lead to sustainable outcomes. Pre- and post-conference tours will also be offered to participants.

4th TIBFI HR Congress - Planning Session - Photo 14th TIBFI HR Congress - Planning Session - Photo 2

The working committees are as follows:

  • Conference Chairman - Dr. Edieser Dela Santa, UPAIT
  • Logistics Committee - Head: Paul Lim So, PTAA
  • Marketing Committee -  Head:  Anabelle Moreno, AHRM
  • Registration Committee - Head: Ma Christina Aquino, HRAP
  • Ways and Means Committee - Head: Dr Glo Baken Wong-Siy, AAHRMEI
  • Programs Committee - Head: Monette Hamlin, PACEOS
  • TESDA Retooling Committee - Head: Ma Christina Aquino, HRAP


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