Applications now open for 11th Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit

Ninety of the country’s best college undergraduates are set to flock to Cebu City once more for one of the most-anticipated student gatherings of the year—the Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit (AFLBS), to be held from November 3 to 5, 2016.

Every year, the AFLBS gathers the country’s brightest college student leaders for a three-day summit of fun and knowledge through activities that allow participants to develop their leadership skills and learn how to concretize management concepts in a corporate environment.

“We strongly encourage qualified college students all over the country to apply for the 11th AFLBS. This country needs a fresh batch of passionate and driven leaders who will lead, excel, and serve the best way they can. The next one could just be you,” says Txabi Aboitiz, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. Chief Human Resources Officer.

On its 11th year of building young talented leaders, the AFLBS​ ​will continue to prepare and empower the youth to be change-makers in their chosen field of profession, and in society ​in general.

To apply for this year’s AFLBS, an applicant must:

  • Be a Filipino citizen, 25 years old or younger at the time of the Summit
  • Be a bonafide undergraduate student of a school / university
  • Be a graduating student; 4th year student of a 4-year course or 5th year student of a 5-year course (by SY 2016-2017)
  • Be taking up any course in the following fields of study: Business / Management, Accounting, Information Technology, Engineering, Psychology, or Pre-Law
  • Must not have any failing grade or any disciplinary cases inside and outside campus.
  • Be an active leader or officer of any student organization – student government, academic, cause-oriented, socio-civic or religious in nature

11th AFLBS applicants must also submit all of the following documents:

  • A fully completed application form. Applicants may download a copy of the application forms in the address below.
  • A certified true copy of the applicant’s college transcript for all undergraduate course work, ending with the grades from the last semester of SY 2015-2016.
  • Certification from the School Registrar stating the overall cumulative GPA / GWA of the applicant and the percentage equivalent grade.
  • Certifications supporting leadership experience, awards received, and community involvements.
  • A signed recommendation letter
  • Personal essay, artwork, or photograph

Applications are now open and will run from May 5 to June 15.

For more information on the 11th AFLBS application requirements, please visit or follow AboitizLeaders on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag #11thAFLBS.

Other News

Pilmico At 61: Embracing roots, championing innovation

Pilmico Foods Corporation marks its 61st anniversary since its establishment as a flour manufacturer in 1962.Pilmico Foods Corporation (Pilmico), the food and agribusiness subsidiary of the Aboitiz Group, celebrates its 61st anniversary this September. From its humble beginnings as a flour milling company in 1962,...