The DigitalFilipino Web Awards aims to advocate the use of Internet and e-Commerce for business development, through the identification, promotion, and highlighting of best e-Commerce practices from various websites in the Philippines.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

April 27: DigitalFilipino Web Awards Ceremony

The DigitalFilipino Web Awards winners recognition ceremony shall be made this April 27, 2007 Friday 9 am at the Penthouse of Board of Investments, Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City.

The agenda of the awards are as follows:

8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome remarks - What makes a great website?

9:15 - 10:30 Winners recognition (Apparel/Fashion, Art, Association / Organization, Auction / Shopping Portal, Automotive, Beauty, Blog - Personal, Blog - Professional, Books,
Community, Computer/Consumer Electronics, Consumer Banking/Bills Payment, Corporate / Professional, Education, Food, Games)

10:30 - 10:45 Promoting your business online (Aileen Apolo, Google)

10:45 - 12:15 Winners recognition (Gifts, Government, Home Furnishings, Insurance, Music/Movie/Film, Newspaper, Pharmaceuticals, Podcast, Politics, Real Estate, Services, Social Networking, Telecom / Value Added Services, Tourism, Travel)

12:15 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 2:00 The APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) Award (Guest Speaker from TECO)

  • ADOC ICT Award 3rd Place (SOHO Pack: Scanner, 4-gigabyte Pen Drive, and a Printer)
  • ADOC ICT Award 2nd Place (Laptop)
  • ADOC ICT Award 1st Place (ADOC Week participation on July 24 to 27, 2007 in Taiwan and Laptop)

2:00 - 2:30 Closing and Group Picture

All winners will receive a trophy, Google AdWords US$50 voucher, tokens, and a slot in the 3-days Advance E-Commerce Workshop Training. Note that winners have no fees to pay for in order to receive their award this Friday. Club Members are requested to confirm their attendance ahead of time and take advantage of this activity to meet our winners.

Attire: Semi-formal

The ADOC ICT Award 1st Place shall get to participate in the ADOC Week that includes the following:

  • A round-trip ticket from Manila to Taipei, economy class.
  • Up to four nights accommodation in Taipei
  • Daily meals & transportation to all ADOC events* (27th July -Lunch only)
  • Daily allowance for up to five days, each day for US$10
  • Travel insurance up to US$ 30,000
  • An ADOC ICT Award 2007
  • Participation in Events & Activities: ADOC Plenary 2007, ADOC Gala Night 2007, Visit to ICT High-tech science park, Trip to world's tallest building, 101.

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Janette Toral is the site owner of At her highest value, she delivers independent insights through research, education, training, e-learning, consulting, public speaking.

She is a Fascinate Certified Advisor, Certified ScrumMaster, and Certified Scrum Product Owner. 

She participated in the IVLP or International Visitors Leadership Program 2011 (individual program) sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. Featured as 1 of the 6 women innovator at the APEC Women and Economy Summit 2011, San Francisco, USA.

She got recognized as Champion of Philippine Internet and E-Commerce Hall of Fame Award given by Asian Institute of E-Commerce in 2010; Globe Tattoo Digital Elder Award 2009; E-Services E-Champion Awards 2008 - Policy and Legal Category by the Department of Trade and Industry / CITEM / Board of Investments; International Schools Cyberfair Ambassador Award 2004 and 2002 given by Global Schoolnet USA; World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS) Philippines Awards 2003 E-Learning Category for her E-Commerce Workshop Online.

Janette, as former technical consultant / executive director of the Congressional Oversight Committee for the E-Commerce Law, was instrumental for the creation of policies in the area of consumer protection (value added services, e-commerce, electronic banking), data privacy for the private sector, and acceptance of electronic payment in government. 

As founding president of the Philippine Internet Commerce Society, she was instrumental for the passage of the Y2K Law and E-Commerce Law. She retired in 2002. Other organizations she served as board member in the past were the Philippine Computer Emergency Response Team (PH-CERT) and Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP).

She is a distinguished expert for the 2nd Expert Committee of APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance.

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