Saturday, April 4, 2015

Let's get it on with EPSON!

Thankful for the chance to be the master of ceremony once more for EPSON's annual business review and partner recognition night, this mesmerising event was held at the Shangri-la Hotel EDSA, with their very apt and simply phenomenal kick-off theme, "Partners in Excellence." For the amateur video, please click on link below:
This year proved to be more fabulous and exciting for the generous EPSON team led by President & Country Manager Tanaka San, along with Sirs Cris, Ipe and Jeffrey, along with the beautiful ladies Ms. Macy, May and Melai (plus the rest of their amazing team) made sure the program was unpredictable and peppered it with raffle draws where one lucky guest won an Iphone 6! 
But more than just the fanfare and the prizes, was really the recognition ceremony, where top-performing partners were honoured while EPSON also rallied all their partners, both the long-term and the promising abecedarian ones to continue with hard-work, creativity and unfailing commitment for EPSON Philippines has really got so much in store for them all - from sales incentives to overall operations support. 
Indeed, I feel so blessed to be working with EPSON again as emcee for their business preview, and I look forward to working with them for the years to come. And I am extremely happy for all their business partners in attendance, for they get to work with such a renowned global brand, the forerunner in technological equipment and service, coupled with amazing people to keep the company and its products flourishing. EPSON is indubitably number 1, today and for the years to come. - Marylaine Louise Viernes

Deserving the Best Blessing of all...

Whenever I look at my son, I wonder what good I have done to serve so much goodness in my life. The overwhelming, overflowing love I feel for him just grows each day, that while he certainly completes me, I am determined to better myself, to pick up from mistakes because here is this little 5-year old driving force that beckons me to keep pushing in spite of the challenges and fears I encounter. His presence reassures me that it is okay to be afraid, even as I know I must strive to be strong and fearless for him. 
Matty and I above, with his Medal! One of the most profound and precious gems of wisdom that I learned from this boy is how "songs stick in his head." Silly or simple perhaps, but I had never given much thought about that I ingest through my senses. One time, I was singing this Nicki Minaj song, and he kept saying that it was a foul, "bastos" song. Finally since I tend to sing a line from this song, he told me, "Mom, do you want that song to get stuck in my head?" He actually knows about the Last Song Syndrome, and is very well aware of how repetitive words and rhymes can "get stuck" and somehow ingrained in his system - without me explaining or briefing him about it. 
I am glad that while he is boyish and fun-loving, he is naturally good, guarded and honest. (totally opposite of me at times) And that was when I made a vow to consciously veer away from sensibilities that can affect him especially subliminally. That plus more amazing things that make me realise each day how blessed I am to have a boy with such a good heart. A good heart and spirit that I must always protect and nurture, and in the process, improve myself too. 
And did I mention what a very handsome boy he is as well?  Indeed, he is my Greatest Blessing. - Marylaine Louise Viernes