PETNET Foreign Exchange and Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS) participated at the 5th SME Business Expo 2017 last November 3-4, 2017 at SMX Convention Center Hall 3, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. PETNET Forex aims to extend FOREX and WUBS services to the country’s growing number of small and medium-sized enterprise businesses.

PETNET FOREX traders and WUBS account officers, Raphael Farnacio, Eddie Arambulo Jr., Dianne Inigo and Katrina Villanueva accommodated the attendees during the first day of the 5th SME Business Expo last November 3, 2017.


According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), SMEs are now becoming the backbone of Asian countries. In the Philippines, SMEs are mostly comprised of online entrepreneurs, tech startups, grocery store owners and family run businesses as it has become easier to become one with the help of technology.

Western Union Business Solutions’ Account Officer, Eddie Arambulo Jr. assists one of the SME attendees on her business requirements.

More than 6,000 SMEs attended the event and around 90 companies from different industries such as banking and finance, logistics, accounting, medical, real estate and tourism participated in this year’s expo to showcase their products and services that can further help the growth of SMEs to be more competitive not only in our country but across the ASEAN Economic Community.

The 2-day event was managed by PETNET FOREX traders, Dianne Inigo and Alexis Razon together with WUBS’ account officers, Katrina Villanueva, Eddie Arambulo Jr., Rochelle Espeleta and Raphael Farnacio. Mr. Dennis Catubay, PETNET’s Vice President and Head for Foreign Exchange and Ms. Dianne “DM” Mangiduyos-Lim, Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS) Head of Sales and Operations graced the event as well.

PETNET FOREX offers buying and selling of US Dollars with competitive rates and personalized service. Western Union Business Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of cross-border business payments offering accurate, convenient, and easy ways to process international payments.