The PTC Group ended another milestone year by celebrating the importance of our oceans at the annual PTC Christmas Party entitled, Treasure the Sea, held last December 13 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.
Arriving in their best tropical chic outfits, PTC Group employees and guests were welcomed with cool, ukelele music as they marveled at the Instagram-worthy photo spots around the Plenary Hall of PICC, dressed up as a beautiful island resort in the middle of the city. After a scrumptious dinner, the program was opened with a traditional Hawaiian dance accompanied by an explosive Polynesian drum performance. TV personality Janeena Chan hosted the night’s program.
PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo lead the group in taking a look back at the highlights of 2018 with the “The Year That Was” and recognizing the members of the PTC Group of Companies who have made exemplary achievements in the past year. PTC Founder and IMO Maritime Ambassador along with Mrs. Isabelita Salinas also took to the stage to congratulate the PTC Group for their individual and collective efforts in helping bring the organization towards its goals.
Principals who continued to foster competence through the continuous professional development of their crew were honored with the PHILCAMSAT Awards. The PTC Group’s long-standing employees were likewise recognized with Loyalty Awards.
Consistent with the theme for the night, PTC Group employees showcased the beauty and importance of the world’s waters through music and dance during the much awaited group presentation competition. Bagging first prize was Group 3 (ACM Landholdings Inc. and Finlay), followed by Group 5 (PTC Support Services and PMC) at second place and Group 2 (Cargo Division and Crewing Support Services, TOS, LHSM, and MSC) at third place.
Capping the night’sfestivities was a very unique round of “beach Zumba” featuring singer andactress Pinky Marquez with the Music Making Company 5 who belted out famousdance hits to the delight of the crowd. Exciting prizes raffled off throughoutthe night made the affair even more memorable for lucky audience members.