Digital Filipino Web Awards

This coming late July, we will opening the 3rd DigitalFilipino Web Awards( and start accepting nominations.

To make it more meaningful, a 2-days E-Commerce Summit is being planned to take place on October 20 and 21 at the AIM Acceed Conference Center, Makati City (we already have a booking to occupy the entire SGV area).

The winners in more than 40 categories will be recognized on October 20 and given the chance to attend this event for free. Some will be asked as well to share their best practices / experience that made them winners in this year’s awards.

In this regard, as club members, your active participation in this activity will be greatly appreciated through the following:

1. Nominate and help out in the DigitalFilipino Web Awards judging at

2. Propose topics that you are interested to learn about or even volunteer to be a resource person.

3. Send participants.
This 2-days conference shall be free to active DigitalFilipino Club Members where:
– individual members (participate themselves, no proxy)
– SME members (2 representatives)
– Corporate members (3 representatives)

Non-club member members shall pay a fee of P8000 to attend the 2-day event. They can also sign-up as a club member at on or before August 31 to avail of the free slot at current membership rates.

4. Be a sponsor.
We are targeting 150 to 200 participants for this event. Main audience will be club members, this year winners, past 2 year winners, and SMEs / enterprises / entrepreneurs at large.

We have two major sponsorship slots at 100,000 pesos.
Package includes:
1. Keynote slot
2. Logo at backdrop / website
3. Post 4 horizontal banners at the event room.
4. Send 2 participants at the event.
5. Ten blog post campaign write-ups (via

We have four minor sponsorship slots at 50,000 pesos. Package includes:
1. Presentation slot
2. Logo at backdrop / website
3. Post 2 vertical banners at the event room.
4. Send 1 participant at the seminar event.

Lastly, we have the DigitalFilipino Web Awards sponsor at P150,000. Package includes:
1. Logo in all trophies covering more than 40 categories.
2. Co-presentation of the award.
3. Speaking slot at the awards proper.
4. Fifteen (15) blog post campaign write-ups (via

I look forward to all club members active participation.

Thank you.


Janette Toral

BNS is Major Sponsor to Charice: The Journey Begins Concert

Charice: The Journey BeginsBitstop Network Services, Inc. is one of the Major Sponsors of the first major concert of Filipino international young diva, Charice Pempengco.

This highly anticipated concert signifies the coming of age of Charice whose fascinating musical journey has taken her from humble beginnings to the pinnacle of international recoginition and achievement. The event, entitled THE JOURNEY BEGINS, symbolizes the emergence of a truly gifted Filipino singer into the local and worldwide music scene.

Charice: The Journey Begins will be on June 27, 2009 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. The concert will also feature Asia’s Songbird Ms. Regine Velasquez as one of her special guests.

Pcdfi hosted at BNS HostingThe official site of Pag-rangayan Community Development Foundation, Inc is now online.

The Pag-rangayan Community Development Foundation, Incorporated (PCDFI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization that was founded in 2003 by a group of civic-minded citizens, led by Retired Vice-Admiral VIRGILIO Q. MARCELO, to serve as an advocate of the people in facilitating a comprehensive rehabilitation of communities affected by government developmental projects such as the San Roque Multipurpose Project (SRMP) and to help them uplift their quality of life.

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Visit their site to know more about their products.

BNS implements VPN system

As part of our commitment to provide an exceptional client satisfaction,
BNS clients are being migrated to VPN system for a more secured hosting. This will be fully implemented by next week and will inform everyone concerned thru email or phone call by our Account Care Specialists.

Watch out for SMX Developer Competition

Microsoft and Smart will be having a developer competition on June 26-27 at the SMX Convention Center in SM Mall of Asia. Participants will include the best (pre-selected) professional developers, student developers, and startup groups (10-15 teams).

Some quick details are the following:

– Technical and business trainings to the teams on June 26.

– Cash prizes and developer showcases will be given away by Microsoft and Smart to the winners on June 27.

– The teams will be staying overnight in SMX where the eliminations will take place until dawn.

– They will have a fun program for the overnight session (mixing elements from Big Brother, American Idol, and MTV).

BNS will be streaming the event over the web where people online can interact and participate with the event in SMX.