The Medical Tourism Association welcomes The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valley as a gold sponsor of the 9th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress which is taking place this September 25-28, 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington D.C. Take a look at the exhibit hall and visit The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valleyat booths 348, 350, 449 and 451.
The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valley is the Commercial Section of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco and the representative office of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in the US Pacific Northwest and Western Canada.
PTIC Silicon Valley is under the direct supervision of the Foreign Trade Service Corps under the Trade and Investment Promotions Group of the Department of Trade and Industry.
PTIC Silicon Valley covers the US Pacific Northwest, which includes the following: Alaska, Northern Nevada/Reno, Colorado, Northern California, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Washington, Oregon, and Wyoming.
The mandates of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valley are:
- Trade Promotion
- Investment Promotion
- Trade Policy Negotiations
- Protection of Philippine Business Interests
Trade and investment promotion are the primary objectives of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Silicon Valley.
To increase trade and investments in the Philippines from the US Pacific Northwest, PTIC SV provides the following services:
- Economic information service
- Business matching and referrals to buyers and prospective partners
- Organizing trade and investment missions
- Generating business leads and opportunities
- Implementing trade and investment fairs and seminars
- Commercial and market intelligence reporting
- Investigating trade complaints
- “Handholding” trade partners and investors to facilitate doing business in the Philippines
- Trade representation and negotiation of trade issues
With multiple initiatives and platforms to unite the thriving medical tourism industry, the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC) is the largest medical tourism conference in the world. Riding off the success of the 2015’s event, the 9th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress anticipates up to 3000 attendees, from nearly 100 countries around the world.
Participants and attendees will have the opportunity to learn first-hand from leading hospitals, insurance companies, physicians, etc. and to take advantage of the collaborative forums and summits.
There will also be hundreds of one-on-one networking opportunities with registrants from the combined conference of the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Conference (EHBC), and International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) providing six times the traffic and networking for everyone attending the conferences this year.