Davao City’s one and only SEC-registered blogging organization, Davao Digital Influencers Inc., welcomed another addition to their growing list of milestones as it celebrated its first anniversary last July 29, 2017 at The Pinnacle Hotel and Suites. With only 14 members during its launch in June 2016, DDI continues to grow stronger and more united, now serving home to 66 digital movers in the sector of blogging, video blogging and social media platforms.

Members of DDI in their glamorous outfits

Digital influencers from different media platforms came in their glamorous outfits. The event was also attended by Davao City Information Officer Jefry Tupas who delivered the message of Mayor Inday Sara Duterte, Councilor Joan Bonguyan-Quilos, and members of the media who have been a part of the organization’s journey for the past year.

Davao City CIO Jefry Tupas delivered Mayor Inday Sara Duterte’s message to the group

Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte congratulated the organization with its success in expanding its horizons in reaching and influencing within and outside Davao City. “Your voices are the amplifiers of government agencies, and your effort take the socio-economic agenda of the administration to those who can contribute to the fulfillment of those who can do the same.”, she added as she encouraged the group to continue in their endeavors and advocacies.

Officers of DDI led by its President, Glen Santillan

Councilor Bonguyan-Quilos led the induction of the new members. “Both the DDI and the government may have the equal efforts for the development of the people especially with regards to using social media and socio-cultural cultivation”, said Councilor Bonguyan Quilos as she recognized the group’s contribution to the development of the nation.

One year into its existence but DDI has already partnered with various government agencies and private companies, such as the City Government of Davao, in terms of social media projects. In fact, this year DDI is the official social media partner for Kadayawan 2017.

DDI continues to uphold its advocacy of engaging with the community, influencing more people and making a difference now and in the coming years.

DDI would like to thank the following sponsors for their love and support:

Platinum: Smart Communications, Inc., AirAsia, FWD Life Philippines

Gold: PLDT Home

Silver: Jolly Canned Fruits and Vegetables

Bronze: Abreeza Ayala Mall

Benefactors: Lachi’s Sans Rival Atbp., Cecil’s Snack Inn & Restaurant, Seda Abreeza Hotel, Marco Polo Davao, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Davao, M Magazine, SM City Davao and SM Lanang Premier.