Are you ready to share ideas + ideals with us at Manila’s biggest unconference, RBL.ION.MNL

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Oct 28-29, 2016

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Manila hosts the ASEAN STARTUP AWARDS + RBL.ION for 2016

The ASEAN Startup Awards celebrates the best startups in the region, from over 2,000 participants across 10 countries. If you are lucky enough to be a finalist or have yourself the golden ticket, we’ll see you for the gala awards night at RBL.ION on October 28th, 2016.

Expect 2 days of wild thinking at the RBL.ION unconference – a gathering of the innovation tribes who are ensuring that startup ecosystems thrive and flourish; the entrepreneurs, the labs, the inventors, the investors, the schools and the artists… morning to night, Oct 28-29th, 2016.

Two days of wild thinking, activities from dawn past dusk, and the ASEAN Startup Awards – it’s going to be non-stop. From keynote sessions, to masterclasses, fusion food + food trucks, to music, film, investor rides, workshops + you on stage.
CORE (INVITE)
  • Insights from rare speakers
  • Interesting, interactive formats
  • Not the same old dull convention
  • Fusion food + inked up cocktails
  • Design, Tech, Media, Impact, Arts, Entreps
  • Live Stream to/from London + New York
  • ASEAN Startup Awards GALA
  • Invite only
RING (PASS)
  • Talks, Demos, Masterclasses.
  • Pocket stages with specialists + rebels
  • Share your own ideas on screen
  • Design, Tech, Media, Impact, Arts, Entreps
  • Live Stream content
  • Super affordable entry
  • Buy a pass now
Glow (free access)
  • Food trucks + fashion marketplace
  • Indie stage, screen, music, film
  • Read + Stream yourself
  • Dusk drums + light dance
  • Free entry
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Schedule :

RBL.ION.MNL

2 days of wild thinking, activities from dawn past dusk, and the ASEAN Startup Awards – it’s going to be non-stop. From keynote sessions, to masterclasses, fusion food + food trucks, to music, film, investor rides, workshops + you on stage.

⇣ Day 1: October 28th, 2016

On day one it’s a knowledge-scape + marketplace with the ASEAN Startup Awards gala.

  • GLOW (free access)
  • All day free access!
    • 7am – 7pm
    • Food, food, and lots of food (and drinks)
      Pepi Cubano, Cheese Steak PH, Bagwings, Proudly Promdi (drinks and snacks),Bayani Brew, Commune, Chef’s Hat, Craftpoint Brew, Joe’s Brew
    • …also entertainment
      Martial arts demo, Planet Zips / Flow Arts, Motorcade

  • _ACADEMY
    • 10:00 am
      CARLO VALENCIA: “Testing your idea”
    • 11:00 am
      JORDANA VALENCIA: “Resilience Workshop”
    • 11:00 am
      EDMOND GOZO: “Design Thinking”
    • 04:00 PM
      BUBBLES BERMUDEZ + SHEENA VERA CRUZ: “Inner Sexy + Self Defense”
      *Separate payment of PHP500
    • 06:30 PM
      CHRISTOPHER STARR: “Marketing Plan for Startups”

  • RING
    • 11:00 am
      Design Lounge

      PACO GUERRERO: “Grid Magazine, Startup Story”

      Impact Lounge

      CREATIVE MORNINGS, CURTISMITH: “Transparency”

      Media Lounge

      TIM GRASS: “Augmented Reality”

    • 12:30 PM
      A SPACE Work + Play

      PATRICK DULAY: “Leveraging the Crowd”

      A SPACE Work + Play

      “Investor Watching”

      Design Lounge

      NAUGHTYNEEDLEZ: Tattoo Sessions

      Art Lounge

      ELEANOR GIRON: Live Painting

    • 01:00 PM
      Entrep Lounge

      MATT PONTOLES meets NEIL TUERRECHA-HUELE: “Recruitment in the Philippines”

    • 03:00 PM
      Tech Lounge

      TECH PILOT: Lounge Session

      Entrep Lounge

      JOE MARISTELA: “Startup Hype Versus Reality: How to spot the difference”

      Arts Lounge

      JOYEN SANTOS: “Pushing Boundaries”

    • 05:00 PM
      Media Lounge

      POWERMAC: “Apple Technologies in Business”

      Entrep Lounge

      THESEABILITIES: “Startup Story”

      Media Lounge

      TIM CHANDLER: “TV Then and Now”

  • Core (invite)
    • 10:00 am
      CARLOS CELDRAN + GIDEON LASCO:
      “Ideas for the Nation”
    • 11:30 am
      MARCO SARDILLO III + LEON ARANETA + AURORA ALMENDRAL:
      “Ideas for the City”

⇣ Day 2 : October 29th, 2016

On day two it’s a just like day one but a little more relaxed – after all, it’s Hallowe’en right!

  • Glow (free access)
  • All day free access!
    • 7am – 7pm
    • Food, food, and lots of food (and drinks)
      Pepi Cubano, Cheese Steak PH, Bagwings, Proudly Promdi (drinks and snacks),Bayani Brew, Commune, Chef’s Hat, Craftpoint Brew, Joe’s Brew
    • …also entertainment
      Martial arts demo, Planet Zips / Flow Arts, Motorcade
      and All Souls Hallowe’en Light Party!

  • Ring (pass)
    • Early birds: 7am to 9am

      Breakfast sessions + early bird chit-chats
      Rebel marketplace is open
      Unconference session registration (first come, first served)
      CODE2FAME starts

    • Morning: 9am to 12pm

      Ring sessions are live
      _ACADEMY is open

    • Lunch: 12pm to 2pm

      Food + socialising
      Napping if you need it (sleep pods)
      Work + play

    • Afternoon: 2pm to 5pm

      Ring sessions are live
      _ACADEMY is open

    • Evening: 5pm to 10pm

      Bar is open
      Break out sessions

  • Core (invite)
    • Morning: 7am to 9am

      Breakfast sessions + key introductions
      Media briefings + session planning

    • Morning: 9am to 12pm

      Core sessions are live

    • Lunch: 12am to 2pm

      Asian Fusion cook-off
      Socialise + hosted lunches
      Napping if you need it (sleep pods)
      Work lounge is open

    • Afternoon: 2pm to 5pm

      Core sessions are live

    • Evening: 5pm to 10pm

      Cocktails are shaken
      Freshen up + change
      Closing Party

Location :

_HALL1

_HALL1 is A SPACE’s newest Event Space, perfect for conferences, sourcing events, business-to-business meetings, exhibits.

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⇣ Layout and photos

in Partnership with CITEM (Center for International Trade Expositions and Mission)
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GET YOUR TICKETS

Get your passes

We have different packages for different interests. You’ll have fun whichever pass you purchase, anyway.

We will email you your pass where you can choose your payment options!

Turn up with your awesomeness — and your printed pass to skip the longer registration queue — and we’ll bring you awesome speakers, good food, next-gen entertainment, and the whole Unconference experience.

⇣ Enter the CORE

RBL.ION CORE x1

P1500 | 1-Day Access to CORE + RING

  • INCLUDES:
  • Access to CORE + RING for 1 day.
  • Can be used for either DAY1 (Oct 28, Fri) or DAY2 (Oct 29, Sat)
  • Get exclusive access to RING events inside HALL ONE
  • Get exclusive access to CORE events inside HALL ONE
  • Food + liquids

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RBL.ION CORE x2

P2535 | 2-Day Access to CORE + RING

  • INCLUDES:
  • Access to CORE + RING for 2 days.
  • Can be used for both DAY1 (Oct 28, Fri) and DAY2 (Oct 29, Sat)
  • Get exclusive access to RING events inside HALL ONE
  • Get exclusive access to CORE events inside HALL ONE
  • Free food and liquids

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⇣ Attend ASEAN Startup Awards

Philippines is bringing you the much-awaited ASEAN Startup Awards.

Awards Night

P10,000 | ASEAN Startup Awards on Oct 28, Friday Gala

  • INCLUDES:
  • All-access to the whole RBL.ION.MNL
  • Be part of ASEAN Startup Awards
  • Gala is on Oct 28, Friday Night, 6pm onwards.
  • Get exclusive access to CORE event inside HALL ONE
  • Food + liquids
  • Access to the bar

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⇣ Enroll for RBL.ION _ACADEMY

_ACADEMY PASS

P500 | Access to _ACADEMY in the RING

  • INCLUDES:
  • Exclusive RING access to _ACADEMY Sessions
  • Can be used for either DAY1 (Oct 28, Fri),/Get exclusive access to RING events inside HALL ONE
  • Only 70 slots available
  • “Test your great idea now, not later. Fail Fast to Succeed Faster!”
    by Carlo Valencia, Startup PH Mentorship, Co-founder
  • “Bouncing back – How to develop resilience as a skill”
    by Jordana Valencia, Managing Director and Lecturer for Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Launch Program
  • “design thinking is design doing”
    by Edmond Gozo, design thinker, creative problem solver, tinkerer
  • “Market Planning for Startups”
    by Christopher Star, Entrepreneur + Growth Hacker + Consultant & Speaker
  • EXCLUDES:
  • “Empowered You”- Bubbles Bermudez, Life Coach, URCC Cofounder; Sheena Vera Cruz, Artist Development and Movement Coach, Choreographer and Host

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⇣ Fright Night for Halloween!

FRIGHT NIGHT

P500 | FRIGHT NIGHT: Stage Fright Halloween Party on Oct 29, Saturday Gala

  • INCLUDES:
  • Be part of RBL.ION Halloween Night
  • Gala is on Oct 29, Saturday Night, 6pm onwards.
  • Food + liquids
  • Access to the bar

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⇣ VIP ALL-ACCESS PASS

ALL-ACCESS PASS

P11,500 | Access to all events, all _ACADEMY, all Galas, all VIP areas

For the ultimate Rebel. Be a nomad, RBL.ION is all yours.

  • INCLUDES:
  • Can be used for both DAY1 (Oct 28, Fri) or DAY2 (Oct 29, Sat)
  • Exclusive CORE + RING access
  • Different _ACADEMY Sessions available for any interest
  • ASEAN Startup Awards on Friday
  • ASEAN Gala, Stage Fright on Saturday
  • Only 30 slots available

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⇣ Get your RING Pass

RBL.ION RING x1

P500 | 1-Day Access to RING

  • INCLUDES:
  • Access to RING for 1 day.
  • Can be used for either DAY1 (Oct 28, Fri) or DAY2 (Oct 29, Sat)
  • Get exclusive access to RING events inside HALL ONE

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Passes start at 100 pesos and increase in price to help us manage the visitor numbers. They will never be cheaper than they are today – so don’t wait. Book + roll.

RBL.ION RING x2

P845 | 2-Day Access to RING

  • INCLUDES:
  • Access to RING for 2 days.
  • Can be used for both DAY1 (Oct 28, Fri) or DAY2 (Oct 29, Sat)
  • Get exclusive access to RING events inside HALL ONE

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JOIN THE GLOW

Manila + Cebu are about to GLOW.

Join us for free at the fringe of RBL.ION.

  • There’ll be food + food trucks
  • Arts + a makers market
  • Tours + pop-up talks
  • Engines + lights
  • Buskers + hipster shiz
  • Just turn up and be nice
GET YOUR RING PASS

Enter the RING, get elevated.

Lounge and listen at our TECH, ARTS, DESIGN, MEDIA, and ENTREP clusters. Get yourself a RING pass and learn from rebels + thinkers, doers + shapers.

  • Featuring HackerNest and CreativeMorning
  • Meet your fellow Rebels, our speakers. Exhibitors in tech, arts, media, design, entrepreneurship
  • Live streams with inspiring stories
  • Curtismith, Russel Vergara of VGrafiks, Turbo Goth, Joyen Santos
  • “Startup Hype vs Reality: How to Spot the Difference” by Joe Maristela
  • LIVE ART! Demos + showcases; Meet-ups + gatherings; Workshops + screenings
  • RING passes available for x1DAY and x2DAYS
ENTER THE CORE

Embrace your CORE rebel (invite only)

By night we’ll celebrate the best ASEAN start-ups at a gorgeous awards event; by day we’ll meet Gurus + make connections in a lounge full of ideas, food, fusion cocktails + good vibes.

  • Keynote sessions from leading thinkers + gurus
  • Fusion cook-off and free flow food + liquids
  • Investor + Ideator matchmaking
  • Private Q&A sessions
  • Introductions + context
NEW ENTREPRENEURS FOUNDATION + RICE BOWL STARTUP AWARD

About New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF)

New Entrepreneurs Foundation is a non profit organization that focuses on creating and developing sustainable entrepreneurs via strategic developmental programs. We design and cater our programs with the entrepreneur in mind, ensuring them to achieve their business goals.

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This organization is a platform that supports the development of the ICT and Creative Industry in Malaysia through various strategic programs that is expected to boost the development of the ICT and Creative businesses in the country. In collaboration with the Malaysian Association of Bumiputera ICT Industry and Entrepreneurs on PUsh Initiative, several programs have been identified and crafted holistically through the input from industry players.

The New Entrepreneurs Foundation plays an instrumental role in bridging industry players and the Government. Working closely with agencies and various Government related companies, this concerted effort is crucial in supporting existing, and upcoming programs.

About Rice Bowl Startup Awards (RBSA)

Brief glance at our history The Rice Bowl Startup Awards is an exciting series of events throughout Southeast Asia that lauds those in the startup community who show exemplary talent in their field. It will be an elegant evening of glam, bustling energy, exhilarating intellectual stimulation and esteemed guests.

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Global Startup Awards (GSA) inked partnership with New Entrepreneuers Foundation(myNEF), had announced the Rice Bowl Startup Awards (RBSA) 2016. Through this partnership, the awards stand to represent the entire startup community, – from the startups themselves, through to the people behind them, and the organisations that work alongside these visionaries to make the great things possible. This partnership also means that winners of the RBSA will be finalists for the Global Startup Awards.

The Rice Bowl Startup Awards, organized by the New Entrepreneurs Foundation, enters its second year with a more outstanding spotlight with Global Startup Awards (GSA), aims to increase the region’s visibility as a vibrant global hub for innovation and celebrate the startup ecosystem instrumental in driving that progress.

The blooming startup community of Southeast Asia attracts many enterprising businesspeople and with thrilling innovation and ingenuity, the Rice Bowl Startup Awards will be the highlight for entrepreneurs, investors, journalists, developers and all others in tech-startups to celebrate and network. There will be 10 countries competing for the title categories: Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Brunei Darussalam, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines and Vietnam with the Grand Finale this year being hosted at Philippines in October 2016.

The RBSA believes in honouring the people behind successful, and fresh ideas that influence such a reactive startup environment. Through these events we hope to inspire motivation and unity, and to stimulate an interactive network among all players in the startup ecosystem.

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