23rd Pre-need Consciousness Week Celebrated with Enthusiasm and Purpose
The 23rd Pre-need Consciousness Week kicked off with a spirit of camaraderie and dedication as industry leaders and stakeholders gathered to celebrate their commitment to the Filipino people under the theme “Kaagapay sa Pag-unlad ng Sambayanang Pilipino”. The week-long event, aimed at raising awareness about the importance of pre-need services, featured a series of meaningful activities and discussions that underscored the industry’s role in providing peace of mind and security to families nationwide.
The festivities commenced with a solemn Thanksgiving Mass held at the Sto. Nino de Paz, Greenbelt Chapel in Makati on February 5, where participants offered prayers of gratitude for the opportunity to serve and support fellow Filipinos. The atmosphere of reflection and unity set the tone for the days ahead, emphasizing the significance of collaboration and compassion in the pre-need industry.
On February 6, the energy shifted to friendly competition as representatives from various pre-need companies, including Golden Future Life Plans, came together for a Bowling Tournament at SM Bowling, Megamall. The tournament not only provided a platform for team building and sportsmanship but also showcased the vibrant spirit of the industry as participants cheered each other on with enthusiasm and camaraderie.
As part of the commitment to giving back to the community, attendees engaged in an Outreach Program on February 7, partnering with the A Better Chance Foundation in Quezon City to extend assistance and support to underprivileged individuals and families. Through acts of kindness and generosity, the participants demonstrated their dedication to making a positive impact beyond professional endeavors.
The highlight of the week was the Pre-need Forum held on February 8 at the EDSA ShangRi-La Hotel, where industry leaders and stakeholders gathered to discuss pressing issues and chart the course for the future of pre-need services in the Philippines.
Elmer M. Lorica, President and COO of Eternal Plans, Inc, delivered the opening remarks, highlighting the significance of Pre-need Consciousness Week and reaffirming the industry’s commitment to serving the Filipino people with excellence and integrity. He underscored the theme “Kaagapay sa Pag-unlad ng Sambayanang Pilipino,” emphasizing the role of pre-need services in fostering progress and prosperity for all.
Atty. Randy’s keynote speech shed light on the Insurance Commission’s efforts to adapt to digital transformation and extend pre-need products to Overseas Filipino Workers. He also addressed the issue of unlicensed entities selling pre-need products, assuring attendees that regulatory measures were underway to safeguard consumers’ interests and uphold industry standards.
The forum also featured a moment of recognition, with the winners of the Pre-need Bowling Tournament being acknowledged for their exemplary performance. The day concluded with closing remarks from Jimmy Dizon, EVP-COO of PhilPlans, who expressed gratitude for the Insurance Commission’s initiatives and urged fellow industry players to uphold the values of integrity and service excellence in their operations.
As attendees gathered for a photo opportunity, the sense of solidarity and purpose that pervaded the event was palpable, underscoring the collective commitment of pre-need companies to continue making a meaningful difference in the lives of the Filipino people.
The 23rd Pre-need Consciousness Week served as a poignant reminder of the vital role that pre-need services play in safeguarding the welfare and future of Filipino families, inspiring renewed dedication and collaboration among industry stakeholders.
Golden Future Life Plans as one of the pre-need companies will continue to strive to build a brighter tomorrow for all.