The National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO), together with its partner Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines (ISP), is inviting all active and inactive seafarers to submit their business plan proposals for the 2018 NRCO-ISP Business Plan Competition. Deadline of submission of entries is on 7 September 2018.

Interested participants may submit their business plan proposals in three (3) ways:

  1. Via courier – 2018 NRCO-ISP Business Plan Competition Secretariat

Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Development Center

Solana corner Victoria Street, Intramuros, Manila

  1. Via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Via NRCO reintegration officers present in the OWWA offices

Participants may join the competition either in solo, duo or by group (minimum of 3 members). Competition entrants, whether individually or members of a team, must be Filipino and 25 years old or older.

A qualified seafarer who wishes to join the competition but is currently on duty and is unable to attend presentation and coordination activities related to the Competition including attendance to screening and mentoring/coaching activities, must have at least one (1) official representative, (must be an immediate family member) who will handle all the tasks and activities required in the Competition.

Open to start-up business plan only. Open to all types of business, except Franchising.

A Php 500,000 grand prize awaits the winning business plan of the year. Other special awards and prizes of Php 100,000.00; Php 50,000.00; and Php 20,000.00 will be given to the remaining finalists.

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