RBAP 65TH Annual National Convention and General Membership Meeting Advisory

2018 RBAP Annual National Convention & GMM – PROGRAM

2018 RBAP Annual National Convention and GMM_May 21-22, 2018_Davao



The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines will hold its 65th Annual National Convention and General Membership Meeting on

May 21-22, 2018 (Monday & Tuesday) at Functions halls 2 & 3 of the SMX Convention Center, Lanang, Davao City.

To mark this year’s Convention is the theme: “RURAL BANKS: Leading Onwards Development & Inclusion”.

The continuing effort of the rural banks to lead the development in the countryside and to achieve financial inclusion in the far-flung areas make a positive difference to their community. Equipped with their knowledge of the rural market and their unparalleled passion to serve the needs of their clients, combined with good governance and institutionalization of sound management practices, the industry aims to deepen and widen its role in boosting local economies.

Attached herewith is the 2018 Convention circular, for complete details.

Please take note of the following deadlines:

  1. Early bird registration      – March 23, 2018
  2. Accommodation            – March 23, 2018
  3. Advertisement                 – April 16, 2018

You may also visit the website for updates:    www.rbap.org

Thank you and we are looking forward to seeing you there!

Download Circular & Registration Form

Download Election Primer

2017 Holiday Break Notice

Re-Launch of Consolidation Program for Rural Banks

Implementing Guidelines
Consolidation Program for Rural Banks
Bulletin No. 2017-14

National Retail Payment System (NRPS) Roadshow Schedule

RBAP 60th Charter Anniversary Symposium Speakers’ Presentations

Day 1:
BSP Updates on Regulatory Issuances by Mr. Restituto C. Cruz
BSP Cyber Security by Mr. Melchor T. Plabasan
RB Opportunity for Agriculture Lending By Mr. Gus Poston
Consumer Loans by Mr. Eduardo F. Pelaez
MSME by Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip
National Retail Payment System by Mr. Raymond Estioko
Cloud Banking Technology by Ms. Tanya Hotchkiss
The Philippines: A Canadian Perspective on the role of RBs for Financial Inclusion by Mr. Gary Repchuck

Day 2:
PDIC by Mr. Roberto B. Tan
Success Mindsets of Entrepreneurs for the 3rd Generation Rural Bankers by Mr. Ardy Abello
Successful Succession: 3rd Generation by Ms. Brigida Regina J. De Luna
Successful Succession: 3rd Generation by Mr. Gregory D. De Guzman
Community Involvement of RBs by Mr. Ives Q. Nisce
Community Involvement of RBs by Mr. David Michael Bonifacio
Agricultural Guarantee by Ms. Edna A. Atienza
Marketing thru Social Media by Ms. Heidi Garayblas

RBAP 60th Charter Anniversary Symposium Program

RBAP 60th Charter Anniversary Symposium, Oct. 23-24, 2017 Manila Hotel

11 August 2017

DATE: October 23 & 24, 2017 (Mon-Tue), Pandanggo-Polkabal Halls, Manila Hotel
It is with pleasure that we invite you to the RBAP 60th Charter Anniversary Symposium on October 23 & 24, 2017 (Monday & Tuesday) at the Pandanggo-Polkabal Halls of the Manila Hotel, 1 Rizal Park, Manila.

The Annual Symposium is a national gathering of rural bank owners, directors, presidents, senior officers, key partners and other stakeholders to discuss policies, opportunities, and concerns in the industry.

“RURAL BANKS: MY BFF – MY BEST FINANCIAL FRIEND”. The theme advances the strength of the rural banking industry in its unique philosophy in delivery of financial services in the countryside. Aside from it’s competitive customized banking service and flexible terms shaped for its client’s needs, it will also feature digital advancements such as latest cloud based core banking technology that can unlock financial opportunities for the unbanked and underserved segments of the country.

Further, the symposium will uphold the rural bank’s legacy – a neighbor, a friend, and financial partner responding to the community through the years.

Attached herewith is the 2017 SYMPOSIUM CIRCULAR for complete details.

Lastly, please take note of the ff: deadlines:

15 September 2017 (Friday) – Last day for Early Bird Registration
08 September 2017 (Friday) – Deadline for Reservation & Payment for
Manila Hotel only
22 September 2017 (Friday) – Deadline for Layout/Design for Souvenir
Program Advertisements

EMAIL / FAX the ff. forms to:

1. Registration form : rbapevents@gmail.com
2. Accommodations form : jescepeda.rbap@gmail.com
3. Souvenir Program : yvette_rbap@yahoo.com

FAX NOS: (02) 527-2980 ; (02) 527-2969

You may also visit the website for updates : www.rbap.org

Looking forward to your active participation.

Download file click here Sympo 2017 circular

CSTRB Management Conference, Nov. 9-10, 2017, Baguio Country Club



The Confederation of Southern Tagalog Rural Bankers (CSTRB) will hold its Annual Management Conference on November 9-10, 2017 (Thursday & Friday) at the WC Forbes ballroom of Baguio Country Club, Country Club Road, Baguio City 2600.

The theme: #STAYINGALIVE: RURAL BANKS, YOUR BEST FINANCIAL PARTNER IN THE COUNTRYSIDE upholds the rural banks’ strength and its significant contribution on enhancing better access to financial services and growth in the rural area. Despite the challenges brought about by stringent policies and competition, rural banks remain steadfast in its core function as best financial partner in the countryside.

Furthermore, the conference will update the stakeholders in the innovative opportunities to rural financing and share information to promote sustainability and replication of successful approaches and best practices.

We have invited speakers and fellow bankers to discuss and share their knowledge and strategies to make this event a success.

Attached herewith is the CSTRB management conference Circular.

Please take note of the following deadlines:

1. Early bird registration: October 2, 2017 – cstrb.conference@gmail.com
2. Booking at BCC : October 2, 2017 – bccsales2017@gmail.com
3. Submission of layout : October 2, 2017 – cstrb.conference@gmail.com

Thank you and we look forward to your usual support to CSTRB!



Download CSTRB file here

PDIC Regulatory Issuance No. 2017-01: Revised Rules and Regulations on Regular Assessment of Banks

BSP Memorandum No. 2017-019: BSP Supplemental Guidelines on BSP EMV Migration Requirement

BSP Circular 955: Amendment to Appendix 39 of the Manual of Regulations for Banks (MORB)

BSP Circular 957: Examination and Records of BSP-Supervised Financial Institutions