Torque Mobile CEO Mr. Chris Uyco (2nd from the left), Torque’s brand ambassador Ms. Elisse Joson, and Mr. Ian Garcia, Business Unit Sales Head during the launch of Torque’s Ego Series1.0.
It’s awards season again for the Jollibee Family Value Awards and here are the families enjoying the company of Jollibee at Pasig City Rainforest Adventure Experience or RAVE. Their experiencing all the adventure at RAVE, plus a lunch date with Jollibee.
Itineraries at RAVE were to visit Rave Zoo, Flower Field, Amaze Garden and Butterfly Garden.
BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp., the largest bancassurance company in the Philippines, kicked off Bancassurance Month this October during the unveiling of the new BPI-Philam Life Makati Building (formerly Ayala-Life FGU).
The month-long celebration led by BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp. (BPLAC) CEO Surenda Menon aims to educate Filipinos on the existence of bancassurance and importance of life insurance to help people with their long-term protection needs and to assist and support them throughout different stages of life’s journey.
Mr Menon said: “Insurance penetration is still very low at around 2% based from the latest report of the Insurance Commission.1 We want to ensure that all Filipinos have access to the right protection solutions to provide adequate insurance coverage for their lifestyle requirements. We want to be able to provide insurance that is accessible and affordable to every market segment.”
“BPI-Philam continues to see strong potential for bancassurance given the continued rise of the middle-class, the continued economic growth brought by the high productivity in the country, and the increasing savings rate. These factors also present an opportunity to educate Filipinos on the importance of financial planning as a way to help them win during life’s key moments from marriage to parenthood, or from business management to retirement.
BPI-Philam’s trained Bancassurance Sales Executives (“BSEs”) are located at every one of BPI’s 800 branches to ensure that customers receive appropriate advice for every life stage.
BPI-Philam will also hold the Bancassurance Walk on October 5 where 200 employees will create awareness about bancassurance while walking along Ayala Avenue, Makati.
BPI-Philam is also launching iCare, the first policy owner after-sales servicing application in the Philippines. Policy owners can request changes to their policies be made electronically on a tablet device for unrivalled convenience. This follows the introduction of AIA’s highly successful interactive point of sale (iPoS) proprietary technology that improved the customer experience and promoted increased efficiency during the sales process.
Customers can find out more about Bancassurance Month through www.bpi-philam.com.
The Philippines is home to a strong 4-million motorcycle community that still continues to grow everyday. The recent rise in number of motorcycle riders for the past couple of years has cemented the popularity of the two-wheeled vehicle, making it an indispensable mode of transportation for Filipinos all over the country.
Coming from a successful celebration of all things motorcycle last year, Pilipinas Shell takes things to the next level by hosting a bigger and grander Shell Bike Fair 2016. To show Shell’s appreciation for the motorcycle community, this year’s Shell Bike Fair is a series of three grand events in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The three-part celebration was made possible by Shell Advance, Shell V-Power Nitro+, and Shell Select.
Shell Bike Fair 2016 – the third and final leg of the Shell Bike Fair 2016 was held at the World Trade Center through a day filled with games and entertainment for the company’s valued customers. Upon entering the world-class location, the attendees were treated to fun demos and games at the different booths set up throughout the venue.
Exciting performances by Imago, Gracenote, Mocha Girls, Callalily and Parokya ni Edgar plus other surprise celebrity appearances brought the house down, with the crowd partying along to their favorite hits. The event ended on a high note as several motorcycle clubs received special prizes and three lucky guests brought home their brand new motorcycles.
Partners on the road
Shell aims to demonstrate that it is a trusted partner of motorists in their every ride. Using Shell Advance can help provide easier engine starts, as well as long-term cleanliness and overall maximum protection, for a smoother ride on the road. Shell’s world-class lubricants go hand in hand with the use of Shell V-Power Nitro+, Shell’s premium performance fuels, which are designed to fight gunk and corrosion. And lastly, Shell aims to make every visit to a gas station worthwhile through the wide array of snacks, refreshments and hot meals that Shell Select offers for riders on the go.
“For over 100 years, Pilipinas Shell’s products and services have evolved to meet the current needs of Filipino motorists. We want our customers to know that Shell is every Filipino motorist’s partner on the road. Aside from quality lubricants and fuels, offerings such as the Shell Select convenience store, Shell Helix Oil Change+, and other integrated services, Shell has evolved into more than just a gas station – it is a pit stop that fuels both you and your motorcycles,” said Anthony Lawrence Yam, Pilipinas Shell Vice President for Retail.
For more information, visit www.shell.com.ph.
Jolly Pinoy Collectibles, featuring our favorite Jollibee and friends. Each limited edition collectible show different Pinoy icons and various functions that proudly represent our rich heritage.
Yum Kalesa Fun creates that familiar sound of the horse drawn carriage and Twirlie Pinoy Sorbetes will remind us of that familiar bell sound from your neigborhood ice cream vendor.
Hetty Vinta Getaway transports you down South to hear the calming sound of the waves.
Jollibee Jeepney features the country’s most beloved mascot beside the Pinoys’ iconoic public transport with a jolly invitation to hop on and with Popo Carabao farm is set against the rice fields with our national animal.
Get the limited edition Jollibee Pinoy Collectibles for only P150 each every Jollibee Value Meal purchase. Hurry, as these collectibles are available from September 15 to November 14, 2016 only or until supplies last
The country’s number one fast-food chain, Jollibee, recently unveiled its first-ever mobile application called JolliDance Showdown app that is sure to be a hit among Jollibee fans of all ages.
The all-new mobile app that will make use of augmented reality (AR) with the help of the Jollibee Kids Meal box. It allows kids to try some interactive fun with the fast-food chain’s famous mascot, Jollibee.
The app was developed by renowned Los Angeles-based mobile innovation agency, Trigger. The agency has produced applications for other clients like Sony Pictures, Lionsgate Entertainment, and Lucas Film.
This quick immersion of the app’s designers determined the features and the overall appeal of the app. Trigger President and Executive Creative Director Jason Yim explains the app plays on the sense of community. “Getting friends involved and getting your own avatar involved, that’s definitely the most fun part. You can’t help but smile when you do it.”
Other features of the JolliDance Showdown App were also discussed, including unlocking new characters with every visit to Jollibee branches and scanning the Jolly Kiddie Meal promo board located at the store counters.
Yim said, “The app is pushing how we can engage kids with augmented reality. It’s more than just having characters appear. It’s interactive and gives a much deeper experience.”
The JolliDance Showdown App is free for download in iTunes and Google Play Store. Get the app and watch the Jolly Joy Box go live. The Jolly Joy Box comes free with every purchase of the Jolly Kiddie Meal.
Don Papa Rum, the premium aged rum from the sugar island of Negros Occidental, Philippines, introduces the new set of award-winning designs in its Don Papa Art Canister Series. Composed of the winners in the 2015 Don Papa Art Competition, the Series features the top three artworks being incorporated into the canisters and packaging of Don Papa Rum.
First to be made available this October 2016 is the design by grand prize winner Riel Hilario called “The Spiritual Landscape of Papa Isio.” On its heels are two other award-winning artworks by Barry Cervantes and Anjo Bolarda.
“Don Papa and the Babaylan” is by first runner up winner Barry Cervantes, who also hails from Negros Occidental. The 3ft x 5ft acrylic on canvas painting is his nostalgic tribute to the stories he heard as a child growing up in Valladolid, Negros, about Papa Isio’s revolt against the Spaniards and the myths surrounding Mount Kanlaon. Papa Isio is Dionisio Magbuelas, the leader of the shamanistic babaylanes (priests, philosophers, and healers) who led a revolt in Negros in the 1890s. Mt. Kanlaon is an active volcano towering over the island, and is considered a sacred site by the people of Negros. “The painting depicts the soul of Papa Isio alongside a babaylan crowned with the images of struggle and the braveness of a true revolutionary icon that embodies the strong spirit of Negrosanons and the Babaylanes,” says Cervantes. Other images the artist portrayed in his painting include an erupting Mt. Kanlaon and a “bird that portrays death in a sacrificial way, in exchange for our sweet freedom.”
Our version of Dona Collada
And the second runner up is a 2ft x 4ft ink on paper illustration by artist Anjo Bolarda. Inspired by the original packaging of Don Papa Rum, Bolarda chose to hand-draw the design of his “Untitled” piece as a nod to the hard work, meticulous craftsmanship, and the necessary time needed to produce excellent rum. His piece is also an appreciation for the exotic wildlife found in the dense rain forests surrounding Mt. Kanlaon, as well as a message of concern about the environment. “In the illustration you can find, peeking out from behind the stalks of the sugarcane, just some of the animals endangered and endemic to Negros Occidental,” says Bolarda. According to the artist, the animals in the design help localise the brand further, and make the packaging more relevant as it highlights the environmental issues of today.
Don Papa Art Canister Series launches the Riel Hilario Edition in four Don Papa Rum markets: the Philippines, France, Germany, and the Netherlands this October. The two remaining Art Canister Editions will simultaneously be available this November in key retail outlets, such as Rustan’s, SM, S&R, and Ralph’s Wines and Spirits, to name a few. By December 2016, all three artworks will be available in the four world markets.
Launched last November 11, 2015, the first Don Papa Art Competition yielded four award-winning artworks: the three above-mentioned, plus “Florescence of Endeavor” by Renz Bautista, which won the People’s Choice Award.
The second Don Papa Art Competition, launched on September 14 at the Mathilde Cafe along Kalayaan Avenue, Makati, is open to to both independent artists as well as artists represented by galleries. The top 10 finalists will be featured in a special Don Papa Exhibit at the 2017 Art Fair Philippines. The grand prize winning artwork will become the next featured design in the Don Papa Art Canister Series for 2017, while its artist will receive an Artist Residency Sojourn in Florence, Italy. For more inquiries on the second Don Papa Art Competition, please visit the Don Papa Rum Facebook page at www.facebook.com/donpaparum or contact Mr. Dannie Alvarez at firstname.lastname@example.org (email) or 0915-6888269 (cell).
The world’s number one sports drink, in partnership with Runrio, will once again hit the road for the second year of the Gatorade Run.
It will be held on November 27, 2016 at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City. The run will have two distances—11K and 22K.
More than 6,000 runners registered in last year’s run which featured hydration stations where participants got pre-race hydration drinks, a post-run hydration test area where runners instantly learned about their hydration status, and a warm-up area where free sessions were available for those who wanted a full-on warm up activity before and after the run. Gatorade ambassadors Jeron Teng, Jaja Santiago, Chris Banchero, Jett Manuel and Ara Galang were among those who were present to support the runners.
This year’s run promises to be more exciting, while still focusing on the importance of pre- and post-run hydration. Pepsico Marketing Manager for Hydration Tony Atayde said, “Gatorade is a global leader in sports performance and we’ll definitely bring that expertise to the run. Learning the benefits of proper hydration is crucial for runners and we look forward to reinforcing that message through the Gatorade Run. We’re excited to show runners how, whether in sports hydration or a unique consumer experience, NOTHING BEATS GATORADE.”
Registration for the Gatorade Run 2016 will start on September 12. Log on to runrio.com for updates and to register.
Younger people are getting sick with degenerative diseases and it is increasingly becoming common among them to suffer because they are following an unhealthy lifestyle — they do not have the right nutrients that their bodies need from a proper diet and they lack exercise to keep their bodies in top shape.
Responding to this unpleasant trend among people young and old alike, Pillars 5, Inc. aims to foster health and wellness by bringing in all-natural food supplements that help the body to rebuild its immune system and restore it back to optimal health.
Through Pillars 5’s network of home-based entrepreneurs, the company’s passion for bringing back health to people has helped not only those in need to get back their lives from all the unhealthy practices, but also those people who have a dream of building their own businesses and achieve financial freedom. Pillars 5 is not shy to say that they are a multi-level marketing (MLM) company and it has been a big challenge for them, to differentiate themselves from most MLM companies and also to expunge the negative preconceived notions on the industry.
“MLM is an industry with a negative image because of how many of the companies in it has been operating. People have compromised their values and so the industry, as a whole, has been compromised. You will find many people being scammed by companies with less than superior products and dubious business practices,” explains Pillars 5 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ramon Garcia. The lack of regulations for the MLM industry does not help companies who do their best in building a better image for the industry, especially those with products that could really help people.
“On top of that, many people don’t have a good understanding of the MLM industry that they represent and are not able to communicate what their company has to offer. What we have set out to achieve is to build our business based on five core values: Servant Leadership, Humility, Excellence, Integrity, and Stewardship. Those core values are the uncompromising foundation of our business and, we believe, they will serve us very well now and in the future,” Mr. Garcia adds.
They pass on these core values to their home-based entrepreneurs— their distributors— by building a strong relationship and by educating them on how they can “add value” to their customer’s life. For Pillars 5, it is always the best to educate, train, and equip people so they will understand the business, do it the right way and make an honest living. Relationships drive everything else that happens after that and for Pillars 5, it’s about helping and supporting their distributors and their organizations to grow.
“We strive for consistency in what we say and do; staying focused on the company’s vision; staying true to our core values. Over time, this is how people will perceive us differently from the rest of the pack,” Mr. Garcia notes. “We differentiate ourselves from the rest by explaining how we do things differently, i.e., affordable entry into the business, product emphasis, no hard selling, no false claims and promises, no hype.”
When these relationships with their distributors have been solidified and imbibed with the company’s core values, it is almost always easy for the distributors to market their products sourced locally and internationally.
The Pillars 5 business is well-founded on products that are made from all-natural ingredients that can give people peace of mind on their usage of them. Unlike synthetic food supplements in the market, Pillars 5 food supplements come from whole foods. Because they are whole-foods based, the activities of the nutrients in their ingredients are kept intact to complement the natural mechanisms of the human body so that the cells in the body can use these nutrients readily.
Headlining their product line-up is Life Enzyme, a multi-nutrient supplement. It is sourced from 150 fruits, vegetables, and herbs that have been fermented for 365 days. This process magnifies the nutrients in these ingredients and through the beauty of biotechnology, makes them bio-available to the body. It is produced in Taiwan by their partner, Enzyme Village.
Nutrishuz Green Foods Health Drink and My TLC Essential Oils are formulated by their biochemistry expert consultant and produced in the Philippines. Nutrishuz is a delicious veggie drink ideal for people who are always on the go – an energy booster and contains ingredients good at detoxifying and strengthening the immune system. Even kids rave about it. My TLC, on the other hand, is an aromatherapy product. A great home remedy for common ailments, it is applied topically or inhaled, and is a must to carry in your bag or pocket. It is powerful because it already makes use of the very essence of a plant in addressing health issues.
The Souq Moroccan Argan Oil is sourced from Morocco, comes purely from the Argan nut, and undergoes pressing from organically certified operations. It is beauty product that rejuvenates the skin, hair, and nails.
Their customers give all positive feedbacks but Mr. Garcia constantly reminds that their products are not cures or treatments for illnesses, but emphasized what Pillars 5 products do very well, “to rebuild and restore.” We help rebuild the immune system so that the immune system will restore the person back to optimal health. Our body is the intelligent healer, not the products. What our products do is give the body what it needs to heal and repair itself.”
Pillars 5 is a company that provides an opportunity not only for those who would want to regain their optimal health back, but also for those who would want to build on their dreams. The road will definitely not be easy, as they face many challenges in building each other’s dreams while at the same time helping change an unhealthy world. Challenges can be met and inspiration ripples through others, motivating them to push on. “We are in the throes of a health revolution and we want to lead it,” Mr. Garcia says.
Find out more. Call us at 6356566, 6356568. Like us on Facebook: Pillars 5, Inc. Check our website – www.pillars5.com.