January 25, 2024: Net25 celebrated a momentous occasion with the inaugural Trailblazers Awards held at the EVM Convention Center. The event marked the first-ever collaboration between Net25 and Tag Media Group, underscoring a significant milestone for both media companies.
The prestigious awards ceremony was graced by the presence of Tag Media Group CEO Andrew Troy Nicolas and Net25 President Caesar Vallejos, who jointly presented the accolades to outstanding leaders from various industries.
Among the distinguished awardees were luminaries such as Dr. Brian Poe Llamanzares, the 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; and Dr. Elton See Tan of E-Hotels, among many other notable personalities.
Brilliant Skin CEO Glenda Dela Cruz
In a video message, Andria Terese Nicolas, Vice President of Tag Media Group and Chief Marketing Officer of Rising Tigers Magazine, highlighted the historical significance of the Trailblazers Awards for both media companies.
“We are grateful to collaborate with one of the leading channels on their very first awards. Truly, another historical moment has been made. With Net25, we will be able to meet our mission in growth and transformation as we take a step further this year.”
Nicolas also emphasized Tag Media Group’s commitment to nation-building, expressing the belief that invaluable lessons from the experiences of leaders can profoundly impact the hearts of citizens. She emphasized the company’s role in providing local and global connections to uplift the Philippine economy.
“To our awardees, you have honored your people with service, and we honor you with our trust. Tag Media Group and Net25 will continue to bring people closer, now and long into the future. After all, we are Filipinos, and we are the Rising Tigers and the Nation Builders of Asia.”
Tag Media Group, with 15 years in the media industry, initially launched through the largest blogging summit in the Philippines, the ‘Laguna Blogging Summit.’ Since then, it has expanded its reach to various public and private companies, evolving into an advertising consultancy firm. In 2022, Tag Media Group further solidified its presence with the release of Rising Tigers Magazine, a publication that quickly became their trademark, penetrating diverse industries in the Philippines.
The magazine’s vision revolves around positioning the Philippines as the next Rising Tiger of Asia, attracting leaders from different regions united by a shared purpose. Currently, Rising Tigers Magazine stands as the most widely distributed magazine in National Bookstore and all Philippine Airlines Mabuhay Lounges, solidifying its impact and influence across the nation.