On January 25, 2024, Net25 hosted its groundbreaking Trailblazers Awards at the EVM Convention Center, marking a historic collaboration between Net25 and Tag Media Group, signifying a significant milestone for both media companies.
Tag Media Group CEO Andrew Troy Nicolas and Net25 President Caesar Vallejos took the stage to present the awards to a distinguished group of leaders from various industries. The awardees included luminaries such as Dr. Brian Poe Llamanzares, author of “A Sustainable Future”; Ramon Ang, President of San Miguel Corporation; Capt. Stanley Ng, President of Philippine Airlines; George Erwin Mojica Garcia, Chairman of Comelec; Glenda Dela Cruz, CEO of Brilliant Skin; Walther Buenavista, President of Shawarma Shack; George Royeca, Founder of Angkas; Robert Laurel Yupangco, President of Zoomanity Group; Ferdinand Vincent Co, President of Puregold; Josh Mojica, Owner of KangKong Chips Original; Sarah Mateo, President of SPD Jobs; Dr. Elton See Tan of E-Hotels, and many more.
In her welcome remarks, Tag Media Group President Grace Bondad Nicolas declared, “The Philippines is open for business,” emphasizing the global prominence of the nation and acknowledging the competitive spirit of the leaders present at the Trailblazers Awards. She underscored the significance of collaboration for the greater cause of nation-building, citing the achievements of Philippine Airlines and San Miguel Corporation on the global stage.
“We are competing globally and yet at the same time collaborating, not just for the benefit of our organizations but also for nation-building at its finest,” she stated.
The Vice President of Tag Media Group and CMO of Rising Tigers Magazine, Andria Terese Nicolas, expressed gratitude for the collaboration with Net25 in a video message, calling the Trailblazers Awards a historic moment. She highlighted the company’s mission for growth and transformation and emphasized their commitment to nation-building, aiming to provide local and global connections to uplift the Philippine economy.
Tag Media Group, with 15 years in the media industry, originated from the ‘Laguna Blogging Summit,’ expanding into an advertising consultancy company. In 2022, the company launched its flagship publication, Rising Tigers Magazine, which quickly became a trademark, penetrating various industries in the Philippines. The magazine envisions positioning the country as the next Rising Tiger of Asia, uniting leaders from different regions with a shared purpose. Currently, it stands as the most widely distributed magazine in National Bookstore and all Philippine Airlines Mabuhay Lounges, solidifying its impact and influence across the nation.