SOME 400 entrepreneurs will converge at the Hilton Clark Sun Valley Resort for the 31st North Luzon Area Business Conference with the theme "North Luzon: Ready for taking off" slated on Sept. 16 to 17, 2022.

Metro Angeles Chamber of Commerce Industry President Elizabeth Timbol said this will be the first time North Luzon businessmen will meet face-to-face after two years of absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

She said that the business groups in the area had been conducting Zoom meetings in the past.

Pampanga Gov. Dennis Pineda will welcome the North Luzon businessmen during the dinner and fellowship at the Royce Hotel inside the Clark Freeport Zone.

Angeles City Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr. will welcome the entrepreneurs during the conference proper.

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Key speakers with their respective topics to delve into are Albay Second District Rep. Jose Maria Clemente "Joey" Salceda (Modernizing Agriculture Towards Food Sufficiency and Competitiveness); for "North Luzon as Prime Investment Destination" it will be by Department of Trade and Industry Sec. Alfredo Pascual (Attracting Investments and Expanding Exports) and Kevin Tan (Township as Key to Countryside Development).

"Powering North Luzon's Industries" will be delivered by Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian; DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan for "Update on Infrastructure Development in North Luzon" and Enrique Razon, chairman and president of International Container Terminal Services, for the "New Initiatives on Solar Energy."