At 9:30 am, the Vice President attended the 28thSouth Luzon Area Business Conference (SOLABC) at the Legend Hotel Palawan, Puerto Princesa City. SOLABC is organized by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), Palawan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Puerto Princesa Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The SOLABC is an annual 2-day business conference that provides the collaborative venue or policymaker and business and industry captains to meet and exchange idea on current issues and business opportunities. This year’s theme was “Inclusive Growth for South Luzon”. It brought into focus the trends that are fast shaping the region’s economy in the 21stcentury. The conference navigated the opportunities, potentials, and challenges in these trends as they build foundations for a sustainable future.