The Great Cebu Sale webinar series, first part run a success

The Great Cebu Sale successfully conducted the first part of the webinar series entitled “Rethinking our Business and Repurposing our Facilities for Survival and Sustenance #Diskarte” last September 28 and 29. A total of 60 participants joined the last webinar.

The Great Cebu Sale Webinar Series | CebuFinest

The following companies were present during the event: Pillows Hotel, Rusem International, Cebu Hilltop Hotel, MJ Hotel and Suites, Waterfront Airport Hotel & Casino, Shangri-La, Basic Graphics Inc., Cebu Hotel Plus, Cebu Grand Hotel, Cebu Palm Grass Hotel, Island Souvenirs, Cebu Parklane International Hotel, Quest Hotel and Conference Center Cebu, HRRAC, Anjo World Theme Park, Laguna Group, WeeDoo, Mi Department Store, Hyundai Cebu Inc., One Central Hotel & Suites Corp., Kandaya Resort, Expressions Stationery Shop Inc., Amethyst Boutique Hotel Cebu, Golden Prince Hotel & Suites, Goldberry Suites & Hotel, Cebu Primera Food Industries Inc., SM Consolacion, Mang Tinapay and HRRAC CGM Hotel Consultancy.

GCS is inviting the Food and Non-Food Retailers, Service Retailers, Supermarket & Groceries, Department Stores & Boutiques, Hardware, IT & Home Stores, Restos, Bakeshops and Coffee Shops, Gasoline Stations, Spa and Salons, Gyms, Academes, Online Sellers, and all other retailers to grab this opportunity and join the FREE webinar this coming October 5 and 6 for the second part of “Rethinking our Business and Repurposing our Facilities for Survival and Sustenance #Diskarte”.

“Rethinking our Business and Repurposing our Facilities for Survival and Sustenance #Diskarte”. | CebuFinest

See the details below, and the designated login links for you to join the webinar series. The online learning event will promptly start at 10 AM. Participants are encouraged to log-in by 9:40 AM. Click this link to register for the event. Don’t miss out and tune in via Zoom. It’s time to Zoom into strategies on how you can stay relevant and compete in the New Normal.

Date and Time: October 5, 2020 (Monday) from 10 AM to 12 NN
Login link:
Zoom Meeting ID: 874 4451 3584
Zoom Passcode: GCS2020

Date and Time: October 6, 2020 (Tuesday) from 10 AM to 12 NN
Login Link:
Zoom Meeting ID: 841 6476 2428
Zoom Passcode: GCS2020

“We have scheduled various webinars throughout the sale period to stimulate interest from the public,” said Raki Urbina, co-chairperson of the GCS.

On Oct. 12 and 13, another webinar dubbed as “Redefining and Optimizing the Essential Components of Retail in these Most Challenging Times” will also be conducted.

GCS will also host a webinar on “Leading by Emotional Intelligence with Stressed-out Workforce and Anxious Guests and Customers” on October 19 and 20.

The webinar series will be conducted by The Rockstar Trainer and Resource Speaker of the Philippines – Francisco Dela Cruz1. who hailed from Bocaue, Bulacan is a retailer, a hotelier, a trainer, a leader, an influencer, and a guest-&-customer experience champion.

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According to Camille Aldeguer, chairman of the Great Cebu Sale that GCS will also be tapping a group of Event Organizers and Wedding Planners for a possible collaboration with the Hotels, Resorts, and Restaurants to bring in more guests to hold events and functions.

“It should be a welcome development for hotels who have functions, however, mass gatherings are still prohibited”, PRA President-Cebu Chapter Chester Lim said.


  1. Mr. Francisco Dela Cruz is a Certified Leader by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) in London, and a Certified Competency Developer by the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) in Canada. He has a total of 35 years of working experience, and from this, 17 years were spent abroad- in different countries in the Middle East, where, among other various roles, he used to be the Hospitality Training Manager of Sheraton Hotel in Kuwait – a 5-Star Luxury Collection Hotel. He was a Retail Training Manager of Alshaya Retail Group in the Middle East, operating in 19 countries, with more than 2,500 stores and 110 nationalities. On the other hand, his work experiences in the Philippines included being a Branch Manager (or Senior Retail Operations Manager) of many SM Stores in the Philippines, a Planning and Budget Analyst at Philippine National Oil Company, and Evening Professor of Business Management and Marketing at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and now an independent Trainer and Resource Speaker of many private companies and government agencies.
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