If you'd rather work for yourself than for others, there is always the option to set up a company and start your own business. Making use of your experience and skills and offering them in a foreign Megacity might be an opportunity for many Megacitizens to start a new chapter in life.
McKinley Hill is one of the centrally planned developments in Fort Bonifacio, housing offices of many major BPO companies as well as a still growing number of condominium towers. The Tuscany Private Estates and the Venice Piazza give the place a Mediterranean flair.
Mabuhay Germany is back, this year with the theme “In Motion”. The 2-day festival features the most comprehensive showcase of German products, services, tradition and culture in the Philippines. Mabuhay Germany 2017 will give a sensorial immersion and provide the Filipino community with a taste of Germany, a world leader in technology, engineering and innovation.
Do you need to go to the bank during the holidays? Take a look at the bank schedules for the holidays this 201&.
You get snacks, drinks and other necessities 24/7 at literally every street corner in the Megacity, thanks to international chains of convenience stores and the typical Filipino Sari-Sari stores.
If you find shopping in Manila's malls too stressful or if you are looking for special deals and promos, the Internet offers quite some opportunities.
InterContinental Manila closed its doors in December 2015 to make way for a mixed use development.
Stuck in Makati for business? If you want to stay at a luxurious place, you can go to Makati Shangri-La.
Looking for a job in Metro Manila? Being one of the biggest BPO hubs in the world, this Megacity has dozens of multinational outsourcing companies you can send your CV to. Many of these companies have thousands of employees. Interested in working for some of the biggest BPO companies in the country? Take a look at our guide here.
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is big business in the Philippines. From back office work to entire services outsourced from around the world - Megacity Manila's BPO industry is thriving. This increases the presence of Megacitizens in Manila and creates a competitive advantage over other Megacities.
The French Chamber of Commerce promotes French business interests in the Philippines and likewise the Philippines in France. Formed in 1988, Le Club FCC is composed of French and French-speaking executives and of businessmen with ties to France or French companies.
Since 2008, GPCCI has been supporting business relations between Germany and the Philippines. It connects companies and professionals from both countries and offers a wide range of information and consulting services regarding opportunities, economic development, outsourcing, marketing, and more.
The German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (GPCCI) will hold its annual Summer Networking Night on Wednesday, 25 May 2016. Join the German-Philippine Business Community for a night of international networking at the beautiful Skye Lounge, located on the Roofdeck of W Highstreet Building in BGC.
Initiated in 1902 and incorporated in 1920, AmCham Philippines is the oldest American Chamber abroad. It has 23 standing committees and two foundations that cover all aspects of business and industry to promote American-Philippine relations.
Home to the headquarters of many banks and major companies, some call it the Wall Street of the Philippines: Ayala Avenue is the main road of Makati's business district, framed by flashy skyscrapers on both sides of the road.
Megacitizens looking to extend their visa or put up a business while staying in the Philippines might want to check out our list of government agencies and bureaus that could be helpful on the aforementioned legal subjects.
The millions of Overseas Filipino Workers count as "national heroes" in the Philippines. They do not only provide a living for their families back home, but also make a considerable contribution to the country's gross domestic product and its economic growth.
The SMX Convention Center in Pasay City is the Philippines' largest private facility for trade fairs, international exhibitions, conventions, and corporate and social functions.
The World Trade Center is one of the prime venues for international trade fairs, conventions and other major events in the Megacity.
With its theme “Connect Now”, Mabuhay Germany 2015 successfully gathered the German-Philippine community to a festive weekend showcasing German culture, food and business.
The British Embassy invites everyone to the Great British Festival happening from the 27th of February to March 1st, 2015 at Bonifacio High Street in Bonifacio Global City.
Mabuhay Germany is the biggest German-Philippine event in the country, a blend of business, culture and fun-filled family activities. This year's motto is "Connect Now!", and that is what it is all about: connecting business people with potential partners, distributors with customers, and - last not least - Germans and Filipinos.
O2 Space provides shared working spaces for start-ups, freelancers, and entrepreneurs.
2nd Philippine Small and Medium Enterprise Business Expo 2014 (PhilSME) – “Boost your Business” to be held on November 21-23, 2014 (Friday to Sunday) at the SMX Convention Center Manila to your Chamber, Trade Attaché and international companies.
The international crowd that gathered at the October Stammtisch shared some of their experiences as well as tips on setting up a business in the Philippines. Megacitizens from Austria, Germany, US, Brazil, Ethiopia, and the Philippines also shared stories from their previous postings in other Asian countries. Bonhomie filled Le Cafe Curieux amid overflowing bottles of beer, shots of rum and plates of tapas.