The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) encourages the public to register in the PSE Investment Expo 2023, a financial literacy initiative to promote awareness on investing in legitimate financial instruments. The event will kick-off on Thursday, March 9 at 5:30 in the afternoon with an opening ceremony and a discussion on the 2023 Economic and Market Outlook.
“Financial literacy activities are very much needed at this time when potential and new investors fall prey to get-rich-quick schemes and are easily swayed by herd mentality in investing. We hope that the lineup of activities during the Investment Expo will equip the attendees with proper investing know-how and strategies,” said PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon.
Aside from Mr. Monzon, panelists for the 2023 Economic and Market Outlook include AIA Philippines Chief Investment Officer Mr. Lee C. Longa, COL Financial Group, Inc. Chief Customer Experience Officer Mr. Juanis G. Barredo, and Philippine Equity Partners, Inc. Managing Director Mr. Jojo D. Gonzales.
March 10, Friday, will feature webinar sessions from Expo event partners. The featured topics and speakers in the morning are How to Achieve Your Financial Goal through Life hosted by COL Financial Group, Inc.’s Wealth Trainer & Fund Expert Zane Pulumbarit and their Investment Advocate Jasmine Marzo; and Stock Market 101: The Beginner’s Guide in Entering the Stock Market to be facilitated by GCash Customer Success Head Mark Jasson C. Ilao. The afternoon webinars will focus on Tools of the Trade You Wish You Knew Earlier hosted by First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation Business Development and Market Education Section Head for Mindanao John Philip T. Billones; and Choosing the Right Stocks Tailored for You to be facilitated by Abacus Securities Corporation Investment Analyst Rainer Yu.
A personal finance game, PSE CSS Battle of the Bulls Quiz Bee and closing ceremony are the activities lined up on Saturday, March 11.
The top three teams from the Campus Expo 2022 Stock Research Competition will be up for a pre-event market portfolio competition. Judges of the event include RCBC Trust and Investments Group Head and PSE Certified Securities Specialist Course Portfolio Management Lecturer Dr. Robert Ramos; First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation Consultant for Market Education and PSE Certified Securities Specialist Course Fundamental and Technical Analysis Lecturer Aaron Say; and PSE Market Data Department Head Regina R. Crisostomo.
The Expo organizers and partners will be giving away gadgets and other valuable items as raffle prizes. The top 500 most active attendees based on the Leader Board are eligible for the raffle. Meantime, the top three Expo participants in the Leader Board and the top three most liked pictures in the photo booth contests will also win prizes.
The PSE Investment Expo 2023 features virtual booths of all Event Presenters and Platinum Sponsors that attendees may visit. The booths will showcase relevant corporate materials and videos and will allow participants to interact with company representatives who are online during the event proper.
PSE Investment Expo 2023 Event Presenters are Abacus Securities Corporation (MyTrade), COL Financial Group, Inc., First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation, G-Xchange, Inc. (GCash), DoubleDragon Corporation, MerryMart Consumer Corp. and Premier Island Power REIT Corporation.
Platinum Sponsors include BPI Securities Corporation, ACEN Corporation, AREIT, Inc., BDO Unibank, Inc., Citicore Energy REIT Corp., DDMP REIT, Inc., DLSU-CSB SPaCE, Filinvest REIT Corp., Filinvest Land, Inc. First Gen Corporation, RL Commercial REIT, Inc., SM Prime Holdings, Inc., Union Bank of the Philippines, and Wilcon Depot, Inc.
Media Partners are ABS-CBN News Channel, CNN Philippines and Inquirer Group of Companies.
Details on the PSE Investment Expo 2023, including the registration page, can be accessed through event website, https://pseinvestmentexpo2023.vfairs.com/.