Tuesday, May 16, 2017

2nd COCOLINK Internat’l Coconut Confab set this June 2017

The  COCOLINK ‘s 2nd International Coconut Conference and Expo is set on June 28-30, 2017 at SMX Convention Center Davao, 3rd level, SM Lanang Premier, Lanang, Davao City.

COCOLINK is a platform for convergence coconut industry stakeholders where technologies, best practices, research findings, market demands and opportunities for farmers, suppliers, processors and entrepreneurs are discussed.

Themed “Expanding Possibilities… Ensuring Productivity, Sustaining Industries,” the event will gather aabout 500-800 participants of various coconut-related fields and expertise and policy-makers. Delegates from Mexico, USA, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, among others, are expected to join the event.

“We have increased the number of exhibitors from 50 last year to 100 this year to cater more international partners,” sources told the Mindanao Espesyal.

A program, a Business-to-Business (B2B) meeting, will provide local and international buyers, processors and suppliers a venue where they can discuss business opportunities with local suppliers and processors.

This event is jointly organized by the Davao Region Coconut Industry Cluster, Inc. (DRCICI), ACDI/VOCA supported by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Department of Agriculture (DA).