Clark Investors and Locators Association
The Clark Investors and Locators Association (CILA) is a non-profit organization duly organized and existing under by virtue of the laws of the Republic of the Philippines. It is recognized by the Clark Development Corporation (CDC), a corporation duly created by the Base Conversion Development Authority (BCDA), owing to its membership base its proven track record in representing the interest of the Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) locators and valuable information it can provide regarding the global market.
Clark Freeports Philippines
The Clark Freeport Zone (CFZ), formerly the Clark Special Economic Zone, continues to make waves as “Asia’s Most Affordable Gateway.” Last April 4, 2008, President Arroyo, inaugurated the expansion of DMIA’s Terminal 1 which will facilitate the accommodation of two million passengers up from its current one million capacity. As of 2008, the zone has employed close to 58,000 workers and attributes this to an increase in export and import receipts which have reached $949.95 million and $927.61 million, respectively.
Department of Science and Technology
The Information and Communications Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology was created under the Executive Order 47 (series of 2011). It is the lead implementing agency of the government in all ICT- related efforts with special focus on areas of industry development, policy, infrastructure development, research and development, capacity building of the public sector, and the administration of the E-Government Fund.
National ICT Confederation of the Philippines
NICP is the recognized national organization of ICT Councils in the Philippines. Our organization serves as the venue for collaboration and sharing of best practices for our member organizations. Through the years, our organization has served as the unified voice for the Philippine Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector. We work tirelessly to promote ICT all throughout the country and support each of the council’s endeavors in order to help strengthen the ICT in their areas and create more jobs for the Filipinos.
Department of Trade and Industry
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is the primary coordinative, promotive, facilitative, and regulatory arm of the Philippine Government with the country’s trade, industry, and investment activities. The DTI is responsible for realizing the country’s goal of globally competitive and innovative industry and services sector that contribute to inclusive growth and employment generation.
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is the government agency tasked to manage and supervise technical education and skills development (TESD) in the Philippines. It was created by virtue of Republic Act 7796, otherwise known as the “Technical Education and Skills Development Act of 1994”. The said Act integrated the functions of the former National Manpower and Youth Council (NMYC), the Bureau of Technical-Vocational Education of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports (BTVE-DECS) and the Office of Apprenticeship of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).