NLEX Corporation launches first Transport Con

NLEX Transport Con hosts officers and owners from the country’s biggest transport organizations.
NLEX Corporation, builder and operator of NLEX-SCTEX and the soon-to-open NLEX 
Connector, has launched the first Transport Con aimed at creating further value for transport 
stakeholders through a day of insightful talks with industry leaders.
Guided by the theme, “Road to a More Sustainable Economic Development,” the flagship event,
which was recently held in Sheraton Manila Hotel gathered 150 key stakeholders from transport
groups and corporate partners.

NLEX Corp. President and General Manager J. Luigi L. Bautista
“NLEX Corporation is always committed to creating new and exciting avenues for stakeholders,
partners, and transport groups to come together and share best practices and ideas on how we can
enhance road safety  while  ensuring sustainability.   Being a  champion  of  progress  and   social
 responsibility, NLEX hopes to accomplish this and generate added value for everyone through
Transport Con,” said NLEX President and General Manager J. Luigi L. Bautista.

The conference was graced with field luminaries who covered salient topics such as industry
challenges, consumer insights, sustainable mobility, economic recovery, and building transport

Department of Public Works and  Highways   (DPWH) Undersecretary  Maria   Catalina   Cabral
discussed linking opportunities for accessibility and supply chain access; Department of Energy
(DOE) Director  Rino Abad spoke on the topic of addressing the challenges  for oil and gas
consumption; Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) President George Barcelon
enlightened participants on bringing the transport sector aboard to a future-proof economy. 

The first set of NLEX Transport Con speakers share their insights during the panel discussion. 
In photo: (starting from 2nd from left) PCCI President George Barcelon, DPWH Undersecretary Maria 
Catalina Cabral, DOE Oil Management Bureau Director Rino Abad
Internet   and   Mobile   Marketing   Association   of   the   Philippines   (IMMAP)   President   Digs
Dimagiba talked about building trust in today’s digital ecosystem; Infobip Philippines Country
 Charist Montenegro gave insights on expanding transport communities through messaging; and
 MPT Mobility Assistant Vice President Donald Saurombe presented smart urban mobility and
transport industry as a model of future-forward partnership. 

Fortifying   NLEX’s   reputation   as   an  advocate  of   progress,  corporate   sustainability,   and   road
safety,   the  Transport   Con  also   hosted  officers  and   owners  from   country’s  biggest   transport
organizations including the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP),
Nagkakaisang Samahan ng Nangangasiwa ng Panlalawigang Bus sa Pilipinas Inc. (NSNPBPI),
Inland Haulers and Truckers Association (INHTA),  Alliance of Concerned Truck Owners and
 Organizations   (ACTOO),    and   Haulers   and   Truckers   Association   in   the   Watersouth,   Inc. (HATAW). 
NLEX executives award the token of appreciation to the second set of Transport Con speakers. In photo: (L-R) NLEX Corporation Senior Vice President for Human Resources and Administration Lea M. Wong, Vice President for Tollway Development and Engineering Nemesio G. Castillo, Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP) President Digs Dimagiba, Infobip Philippines Country Director Charist Montenegro, MPT Mobility Assistant Vice President Donald Saurombe, NLEX Corporation Vice President for Communication and Stakeholder Management Donna F. Marcelo.
Transport   Con   is   part   of   the   tollway   company’s   program   to   strengthen   relationships   with stakeholders as it continuously aims to address emerging trends and drive growth in the transport industry, as well as inspire and support innovation and business excellence. 
About NLEX Corporation
NLEX Corporation is the builder and operator of NLEX and SCTEX, two major tollways in the
Philippines.   A   subsidiary   of   Metro   Pacific   Tollways   Corporation,   it   is   engaged   in   the development, design, construction, finance, operation, and management of toll road projects.