35th Anniversary Job & Family Fair
One of the many surprises of Abojeb on its 35th anniversary was holding a Job and family fair hours before its grand celebration last November 5. Filling up the Function 4 of SMX Convention Center from 8am to 4pm was over 1,500 hopefuls who have started to line up as early as 7am. Once again, Abojeb has proven that it has strong presence in the maritime industry.
The event was graced by Undersecretary Philip Dy, Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice President of the Philippines. As the guest of honor, he stressed on the important role of seafarers and OFWs in global trade, Philippine economy, and nation building. He likewise acknowledged the sacrifices of many sea and land-based workers to help their families. Abojeb is grateful for being an instrument in making the dreams of working abroad a reality to number of seafarers and land-based professionals.
Applicants and guests were also treated to family-friendly activities and talks coming from event sponsors namely: ACM Homes, Brightwell Payments, Constellation Travels, Filinvest Land, First Maritime, Globe Telecom, Health Metrics, Isuzu, PHILCAMSAT, Manulife, Phinma Properties, R&A Events, Supercare Medical Services, AMOSUP, Jollibee Padala, BDO, CTSI, Marine Medical, ShipHealth, and SME Garments.