SMEs in the region 2 recently participated in the “Local Global Exhibition” organized by the Design Center of the Philippines (DCP) at Glorietta Activity Center on March 1-3, 2016.

The eleven (11) identified SMEs were among the SMEs assisted by the industrial designers of the Design Center of the Philippines in the region.

Among these SMEs were NM Carag Furniture and Woodcrafts, Espacio Interior Designs in Cagayan, Santiago Loom Weavers Association, Santos Women’s Weavers Association, Del Pilar Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Karigo Corn Husk Fashion, and Accessories in Isabela, RJS Furniture Shop, Maddela Flowers and Crafts in Quirino, Conchita’s Woodcrafts, Silya Home Furnishings, and Kayapa Weavers Associations in Nueva Vizcaya.

Mr. Ronald Rommel Viloria and Ramon Pabillion were among the DCP industrial designers who provided assistance in improving the designs of our MSMEs.

The Local Global Exhibition was organized by the Design Center of the Philippines that aims to provide avenue for MSMEs for market testing of their products, to establish the trend for 2016 as well as to promote the important role of industrial designers in improving Filipino products.