SPUP’s School of Business, Accountancy and Hospitality Management (SBAHM) led the conduct of the 24th edition of Business Expo on April 24-26, 2024. Anchored on the theme: “The Future Of The Business, Tourism And Hospitality World: Adapting To The Trends And Changing Landscape,” the event was participated in by students, professionals and practitioners of business, accountancy, tourism, and hospitality industries and schools from Cagayan Valley and Cordillera Administrative regions – St. Mary’s University, University of Perpetual Help System, Isabela State University-San Mariano, HG Baquiran College, St.Joseph College of Baggao, Lyceum of Aparri, and Kalinga State University.

The preliminary activities were highlighted by Booth Exhibition which showcased students’ developed-products and goods while, the opening program featured the keynote address of Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC (University President). The plenary sessions were spearheaded by Dr. Archimedes Articulo (Executive Assistant IV, Provincial Government of Cagayan), and Mr. Jivan Raichandani (Professional Entrepreneur). Dr Articulo discussed the Changing Landscape in Business, Tourism and Hospitality industries, while Mr. Raichandani, expounded the 10 Attitudes of a Successful Entrepreneur.

The technical sessions of the convocation had the following speakers: Mr. Jaime Pinto, (SPUP-BSBA Alumnus) on business administration; Dr. Jocelyn P. Carag (CHED Education Supervisor) on entrepreneurship education; Mr. Jayson James Theodosio (Supervisor, Grand Hyatt Manila) on hospitality management; and Ms. Jennifer Junio (Provincial Tourism Officer, Cagayan) on tourism industry.

Academic and skills competitions such as: Business Quiz Bee, Hospitality/Tourism Quiz Bee, Accounting Quiz Bee, Tour Guiding, Tour Package Proposal, and Product Presentation, and Flairtending were also facilitated in the 3-day event.