The Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce, Inc.
"The Voice of Philippine American Small & Medium Enterprises & Initiatives for Mutual Benefit."

November 10-12, 2017

A Bi-national Business Conference (BBC) US-PH

Talking Stick Resort
9800 Talking Stick Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Free WiFi
Golf, Restaurant, Pools, Casino, Entertainment



Bi-National Business Conference Converges in Scottsdale, Arizona

and Culminates in Jalisco, Mexico


Phoenix, Arizona, March 19, 2017 --- The Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) announced today that the 2017 Bi-National Business Conference's (a.k.a. Federation 2017) "Early Bird Registration" is now open until April 30, 2017. Talking Stick Resort, a 4-star diamond resort hotel in the heart of scenic Scottsdale, Arizona, will be the venue of this value-packed "business to business" gathering on November 10 to 12, 2017. Federation 2017 is organized in collaboration with FPACC Foundation, Inc. and in cooperation with the Filipino American Business Chamber of Commerce of Arizona. 


After barely taking a break from a very successful trade mission and participation in the Philippine Business Conference last October 10 to 15, 2016 which generated memos of agreements worth several billion pesos in industries such as infrastructure, medicine, energy, telecommunications, and real estate, Federation 2017's theme of "Bridging Trans-Pacific Commerce in a Changing World" is geared toward business matching opportunities among its chamber members, affiliates, as well as government and industry leaders in the US and the Philippines. A delegation from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (PCCI) Philippines-US Business and Economic Council (PUBC) is expected to attend the conference.


What's unique with Federation 2017? Before and after the Arizona conference, business leaders from the Philippines will maximize their trip by attending B2B conferences in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Jalisco, Mexico where they expect to continue their business matching activities and sign up new business matches. The schedule for Federation 2017 starts with a Friday opening reception and continues with Saturday's plenary and topic-focused sessions, and culminates with a Saturday Formal Evening Gala.


One of the highlights of the conference is the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Ministry of Trade and Commerce of Jalisco, Mexico and their new business matches, perfectly timed with the 450th anniversary and commemoration of the Philippines-Mexico Spanish Galleon Trade. Scheduled is a visit to the salt factory that was started by Filipino slaves and a rediscovery of the town of Tequila where the Filipino "tuba" is brewed and considered a local staple. In the works is the search for the Filipino "mole" sauce that was brought to Mexico by Catarina de San Juan, a Filipina slave.


The Early Bird Registration rate is $195 per delegate which includes the 3-day conference and gala dinner. The registration fees increase to $250 per person, sliding up to $400 per attendee just before the conference dates. For more information about participating in Federation 2017, including sponsorships, advertising, and trade show booths, contact Charmel dela Cruz, Vice President for National Conference, at Register at




´The Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC), in collaboration with FPACC Foundation Inc., and in cooperation with the Filipino American Business Chamber of Commerce of Arizona (FABCCA), is convening its 2017 Bi-National Business Conference on November 10 to 12, 2017, at the Talking Stick Resort, a 4-Star Diamond Resort Hotel located in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona.
´In conjunction with FPACC’s member-chapters coordinating with organizations and companies in your state that collaborate on community development platforms and initiatives, we are presenting our Sponsorship Package to you for this business conference. From Friday’s opening reception, Saturday’s plenary and topic-focused sessions to Saturday’s Formal Evening Gala, this event brings together U.S. and Philippine-based businesses that promote and develop trade and commerce as well as enhance its networks and relationships with community and government leaders. The conference theme is “Bridging Trans-Pacific Commerce in a Changing World”. Please join and support us by being a corporate sponsor.
Click and view the  'Sponsorship Package for 2017 FPACC Bi-National Business Conference.pdf ' file below for more information.

Click and download the '2017 Bi-National Convention Early Bird Registration_Revised_January 17, 2017.pdf '  below.

US Delegation Directory List 
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 The Philippine Economic Zone Authority or PEZA is the Philippine government agency tasked to promote investments, extend assistance, register, grant incentives to and facilitate the business operations of investors in export-oriented manufacturing and service facilities inside selected areas throughout the country proclaimed by the President of the Philippines as PEZA Special Economic Zones. The initiatives behind PEZA include providing very Competitive Incentives, just-in-time deliveries, fast Turnaround Time, and a No Graft No Corruption policy.

Here are some of the PEZA supported industries:
•IT Research and Development
•Business Process Outsourcing
•Call Centers
•Coke, Refined Petroleum and Other Fuel Products
•Computer and Related Activities
•Data Encoding, Transcribing and Related Service
•Electricity, Gas, Steam and Hot Water Supply
•Food Products and Beverages
•Garments and Textiles
•Health and Social Work
•Manufacturing, N.E.C.
•Hotels and Restaurants
•Postal and Telecommunications Services
•Private Education Services
•Real Estate Activities
•Software Development
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