The first ever Digital Influencers Summit (DIS) whose aim is to strengthen the digital/online presence of Cagayan was conducted on April 11, 2017 at Hotel Carmelita, Tuguegarao City. It was attended by various stakeholders in the province of Cagayan.
Prior to the main program, a briefer was delivered by Mr. Wilson Valdez, discussing the current status of Digital marketing in Cagayan.
The event was graced by respected bloggers in the country such as Mr. Tonyo Cruz of the Manila Bulletin, who discussed and taught the participants on how to create powerful content in blogging as well as social media ethics and responsible citizen journalism.
On the other hand, Ms. Vanj Padilla of the Shareable Inc. and Norte Bloggers shared her expertise on how to integrate blogs to social media to attract readers. Ms. Padilla delivered techniques on mobile and micro blogging. She also characterized influential marketing for businesses and government agencies.
Meanwhile, two respected bloggers demonstrated strategies in video blogging and setting up of blogs using blogger and Word Press platform was introduced by Mr. Aaron Numu of NumuTV, and Reginald Agsalon of Pangasinan Bloggers respectively.
Participants were also given the opportunity to ask some technical queries from the keynote speakers during the DIS.
Alongside with the event is the launching of the igerstuguegarao and igerscagayan which encourages all members to post photos promoting delicacies, tourism spots, adventures, heritage and cultures of the Cagayanos.
Certificates were distributed to the participants at the end of the seminar/workshop. The event was co-sponsored by the Department of Tourism Cagayan Valley Region.