Press Release | 19 Jun. 2021

DTI-EMB invites Filipina exporters to join ‘SheTrades Global’ Dubai


The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) is inviting Filipina exporters to apply for “SheTrades Global Dubai” organized by its partner organization, the International Trade Centre (ITC). The deadline for application is on June 30, 2021.

SheTrades Global Dubai is the premier global business event to connect women entrepreneurs with buyers, investors, and partners. The hybrid event will be held from October 17 to 19, 2021 during Expo 2020 Dubai. This is the 8th edition of SheTrades Global, co-hosted by ITC and Dubai Industries & Exports, in partnership with Expo 2020.

“Filipina exporters should grab this unique opportunity to be part of SheTrades Global Dubai,” said DTI Undersecretary Abdulgani Macatoman. “Over 3,000 top industry leaders, international delegations of women entrepreneurs, policy-makers, and investors from more than 90 countries will come together in search of innovation, new trade, and investment opportunities.”

Criteria to attend as a woman entrepreneur is as follows:

• At least 30 percent owned, managed, and controlled by women;

• Legally registered and incorporated company domiciled in an economy in transition/developing country or in host country (UAE); and

• Planning and/or implementing corporate sustainable practices.

Interested participants should register before June 30, 2021 to benefit from this unique opportunity.

Registration process:

Apply to SheTrades Global Dubai by June 30, 2021. Click on the link: Under the question “Is your company a member of an ITC project / HUB?,” please select “SheTrades Philippines.”

For clarifications, check the FAQ page at or e-mail the team at

By applying to attend SheTrades Global, the applicant will automatically be registered on, a platform for women-owned businesses, organizations, companies, and ITC SheTrades partners to sell their products and services, learn new skills, and participate in trade events.

SheTrades Hubs are present in 9 countries, including in the Philippines. DTI-EMB is the local partner for the implementation of the SheTrades Philippines Hub. Exporters can e-mail for questions and concerns.

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