Category Archives: Announcements

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#EatIligan | Iligan Food Appreciation Tour 1.0

#EatIligan Call for Participants

The Iligan Bloggers Society (IBS), Inc. will hold the first #EatIligan: Iligan Food Appreciation Tour on July 2-3, 2016. The 2-day event seeks to highlight in various social media platforms Iligan City’s food establishments as well as its local delicacies. The activity is open to interested bloggers who is up for a weekend of foodie adventures.

Registration fee is P1,000. The registration fee is inclusive of accommodation and meals, and transportation from the hotel to featured food establishments.  Participants are expected to shoulder their travel expenses to and from Iligan City.

For interested bloggers, please fill up the registration form below:

Businesses interested in supporting this event, please check out the available sponsorship packages HERE.


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#EatIligan | Iligan Food Appreciation Tour 1.0

#EatIligan| Call for Sponsors

The Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc., in line with the global Social Media Day celebration, is proud to announce the launching of the 1st #EatIligan: Iligan Food Appreciation Tour on July 2-3, 2016.  The 2-day event seeks to highlight in various social media platforms, Iligan City’s food establishments as well as its local delicacies. Participants of this event are Northern Mindanao-based social media influencers who have a considerable following in their blogs and social media accounts like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

During the tour, these influencers will be visiting participating food establishments to sample their offerings and generate live social media postings, promoting the event and the participating restaurants using designated hashtags. We are also giving out infographic materials to the business owners and a brief orientation on how to use social media for their business.

 

IBS, Inc. offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities suitable for organizations of all sizes. Sponsors of #EatIligan will gain online visibility for their companies and contribute to the success of the event.

Five levels of sponsorship are available for #EatIligan and bring the following benefits:


Sponsorship Package: Platinum (Total Value: Php 20,000)

Duration: 12 Months

  • 1 company name, logo with link and short description on participants’ pre-event blog posts
  • 1 highly-visible banner ad on SPONSORS & PARTNERS page (static JPEG) at Iligan Bloggers site (http://www.iliganbloggers.com)
  • Mention as sponsor only at IBS Fan Page & Twitter Account
  • Social Media Account Check-Ins, tags, & mentions of Sponsor during store/shop/office visit or time of which services/or products are used
  • Mention as sponsor during online campaign during Iligan City locals, and invited digital influencers scheduled online interaction/s.
  • Copy of Photo Documentation (Soft copies only)
  • Right to distribute company flyers and other promotional items/leaflets to attendees.
  • Right to raffle off products to attendees
  • Exclusive blog from participating bloggers
  • Exclusive blog post at Iligan Bloggers website

Sponsorship Package: Gold (Total Value: Php 15,000)

Duration: 12 Months

  • 1 company name, logo with link and short description on participants’ pre-event blog posts.
  • Provision for 1 ad banner 250 X 250 pixels to be featured on the Sponsors Tab at Iligan Bloggers Fan Page
  • Mention as sponsor only at IBS Fan Page & Twitter Account
  • Social Media Account Check-Ins, tags, & mentions of Sponsor during store/shop/office visit or time of which services/or products are used
  • Mention as sponsor during online campaign during Iligan City locals, and invited digital influencers scheduled online interaction/s.
  • Copy of Photo Documentation (Soft copies only)
  • Right to distribute company flyers and other promotional items/leaflets to attendees.
  • Right to raffle off products to attendees
  • Exclusive blog post at Iligan Bloggers website

Sponsorship Package: Silver (Total Value: Php 10,000)

Duration: 12 Months

  • 1 ad banner 160 X 200 pixels to be featured on the Sponsors Tab at Iligan Bloggers Fan Page
  • Mention as sponsor only at IBS Fan Page & Twitter Account
  • Social Media Account Check-Ins, tags, & mentions of Sponsor during store/shop/office visit or time of which services/or products are used.
  • Mention as sponsor during online campaign during Iligan City locals, and invited digital influencers scheduled online interaction/s.
  • Right to distribute company flyers and other promotional items/leaflets to attendees.
  • Right to raffle off products to attendees
  • Exclusive blog post at Iligan Bloggers website

Sponsorship Package: Bronze (Total Value: Php 5,000)

Duration: 12 Months

  • Provision for 1 ad banner 160 X 200 pixels to be featured on the Sponsors Tab at Iligan Bloggers Fan Page (Duration: 12 Months)
  • Mention as sponsor only at IBS Fan Page & Twitter Account
  • Social Media Account Check-Ins, tags, & mentions of Sponsor during store/shop/office visit or time of which services/or products are used
  • Right to distribute company flyers and other promotional items/leaflets to attendees.
  • Right to raffle off products to attendees
  • Exclusive blog post at Iligan Bloggers website

Sponsorship Package: Minor Sponsors (Total Value: Php 1,000)

Duration: 6 months

  • Provision for 1 text-link ad on sidebar of inside pages (max: 55 characters including spaces)(Duration: 6 Months)
  • Mention as sponsor only at IBS Fan Page & Twitter Account
  • Social Media Account Check-Ins, tags, & mentions of Sponsor during store/shop/office visit or time of which services/or products are used
  • Right to raffle off products to attendees

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In-kind sponsorships that directly cover the costs of the event are also welcome. In these cases, the sponsor name is prominently acknowledged in connection to the sponsored activity.

Anyone interested in sponsoring #EatIligan 1.0 may contact the organizers at iliganbloggers@gmail.com.


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#ExperienceIligan Twitter Chat: Let’s talk about Iligan

#ExperienceIligan online campaign will kick off this September 16, 2013 via the hosted Twitter Chat by Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

We are have inviting netizens to use the hashtag #ExperienceIligan in their social media posts particularly Twitter and Instagram, and share it like wildfire. Aiming to mobilize the locals and visitors to a unified call to action to highlight Iligan City, and encouraging people to visit and experience Iligan for themselves, social media is maximized through this unified effort.

Twitter Chat

The #ExperienceIligan Twitter Chat will be a conversation and talk about Iligan on a specific date and time. This way, questions and information regarding the how-to’s, what’s, the best time, and other must-know info about making the best Iligan experience can be shared and read by anyone.

#ExperienceIligan

You can follow and join in the conversation. Share your past experiences using the hashtag #ExperienceIligan, and check out the live feed at http://iliganbloggers.com/ExperienceIligan.

Our first tweetdate for #ExperienceIligan Twitter Chat will be on Monday, Sept 16, 2013 at 8:00-9:00 PM. We’ll have a followup on how the participants are doing with their excursions sometime between Sept 18 and 22, and we’ll wrap it up after they are sober from travel and excursions.

It’s a date! We hope to read your tweets and check out your Instagram photos while we’re at it too!

 


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IBS, Inc. Opens Application for Waterfalling Adventure 2.0

ILIGAN CITY, PHILIPPINES, August 18, 2013 – Iligan City, the City of Majestic Waterfalls, will soon be in full celebration of the month-long Diyandi Festival in September. Along with its activities, Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. will hold Waterfalling Adventure Tour 2.0 on September 18-22, 2013. This event will not only invite and accommodate bloggers and digital influencers to #ExperienceIligan, but also mobilize the locals for an online campaign and a call for action to further cement Illigan City’s presence in the internet, with the support of local establishments in the city.

During the tour, the guests will to conquer seven (7) waterfalls, taste the food, get the feel of the city, and celebrate the Iliganons’ Diyandi Festival.

Waterfalling Adventure Tour 2.0 | 7 waterfalls. 3 days. 1 city. #ExperienceIligan

“[The event] will not only solidify our relationship with digital influencers to highlight Iligan City interests to their network and the public, but also unify and maximize Iliganons active in social media to interact with them online. We believe in fostering social media tactics to promote Iligan City and place it on the spot of the world wide web, as IBS Inc. has always practiced and promoted the responsible internet use and netizenship,” says Ms. Mirasol, the organization’s president.

Waterfalling Adventure Tour 2.0 is a great opportunity for digital influencers to experience the adrenaline-pumping destinations, mouth-watering delicacies, and heart-thumping celebration of the Diyandi Festival in Iligan City.

To register your interest to participate in this year’s Waterfalling Adventure Tour, please fill out the form below. If you have problems viewing the form, please click HERE.

If you are interested to sponsor for this event, sponsorship packages can be viewed HERE.

Contact Information:
Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.
iliganbloggers[at]gmail[dot]com
www.iliganbloggers.com

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IBS, Inc. Launches #ExperienceIligan Campaign

ILIGAN CITY, PHILIPPINES, August 18, 2013 – Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. launches #ExperienceIligan, an online campaign for Iligan City.

IBS, Inc. encourages netizens to use the hashtag #ExperienceIligan in all posts about the beauty of Iligan City. The campaign aims to mobilize the locals as well as the visitors for a unified call to action to invite other tourists and travelers around the world to experience Iligan.

#ExperienceIligan online campaign | Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

The campaign takes off with the celebration of Diyandi Festival drawing near, and will continue even after the festivities. Posts on Instagram and Twitter will be curated on the IBS, Inc. website.

“We recognize the power of online media to capture the attention of potential tourists and visitors. By using the clickable hashtag #ExperienceIligan, it’s easier for people to see what the locals and visitors share about the best ways to experience Iligan,” says Lisa Marie Mirasol, the organization’s president.

With the support of the people of Iligan and the local establishments, the online campaign aims to generate hundreds of excellent tips from locals and visitors, and reach millions of people around the world via the Internet and encourage them to #ExperienceIligan.

IBS, Inc. aspires that the hashtag #ExperienceIligan will soon result in various spin-off online campaigns about Iligan City Tourism.
Contact Information:
Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.
iliganbloggers[at]gmail[dot]com
www.iliganbloggers.com

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Blogging 101.5 | Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

Blogging 101.5 | Starting it Right!

Hi there Iliganon bloggers!

We are doing a  start-up blogging seminar for everyone this year! This one is for  those who want to start up a blog, newbie bloggers, and to those who finds the discussions interesting and helpful. We are calling it Blogging 101.5! Why the .5?! Because we will not only discuss on how you can start up your blog, but there will be a talk on how to properly choose your branding, unify your brand online, and how to maximize your network potential!

 Blogging 101.5 | Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

 

There are only a 30 slot available! To make sure you get a slot reserved for you, fill up your details on the PRE-REGISTRATION FORM below. Please fill up the form when you are 100% sure in joining us!

 

Cheers! And see you there!


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IBS, Inc Induction of Officers 2013 | Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

IBS, Inc. Induction of Officers and Bloggers Tapok-Tapok

Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. inducts its new set of officers during its first Bloggers Tapok-Tapok event on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Jacko’s Kan-anan.

IBS, Inc Induction of Officers 2013 | Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

The new set of officers. From Left-Right: Pres: LM Mirasol; V-Pres: G Billones Jr, Secretary: A SIngcol; Treasurer: LJ Jacosalem, Auditor: A Collado; BOT: R Noel.

The induction and oath-taking took place during a casual gathering of Iligan-based bloggers. It was an informal event attended by bloggers – members and non-members of IBS.

President-elect Mirasol, inspired the group to work together to uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and goals.”May IBs have another year, and more of serving the purpose as a blogging society  with everyone working as a team, and as we strive multiply our tribe!”, she says in her speech.

The elected officers of Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. for 2013 until 2015 are as follows:

President: Lisa Marie Mirasol
Vice President: Gabriel Billones, Jr.
Secretary:  Alexander Singcol, Jr.
Treasurer : Lovette Jam Jacosalem
Auditor: Arlene Collado

Board of Trustees:

  • Charmaine Xy-Za Yape
  • Fleire Mae Castro
  • Revilla Carbonell-Noel
  • Jeffrey Wong

The newly inducted officers of Iligan Bloggers Society looks forward to the organizations role in Iligan City,through the mission and vision of which IBS stands for.

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Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. would like to express utmost gratitude to Rent.ph for its contribution to the success of the Bloggers Tapok-Tapok event.


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Watching Over Iligan City

Category : Announcements , Iligan City

Super typhoon Pablo ( Bopha )  threatens the Philippines, particulary, regions in Visayas, and Mindanao with  stronger winds, and rainfall than T.S. Sendong did last December 16-17, 2011, the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (ICDRRMC), other government sectors, some non-government organizations, private citizens are getting people prepared by keeping them informed. Here’s watching over Iligan City, and helping fellow Iliganons by sharing useful, and updated information in whatever forms. Let us watch over Iligan City.

Watch Iligan City

Here’s the Identified Evacuation Centers (ECs) in Iligan City from the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (ICDRRMC):

Flood Prone Barangays (High Risk to Flooding)
1. Hinaplanon: IBJT Tambo, San Lorenzo Parish Church
2. Santiago: MSU-IIT Gymnasium
3. Upper Hinaplanon: Madrasah Cabarro, BLISS
4. Mandulog: Barangay Gymnasium
5. San Roque: Pryce Gardens
6. Digkilaan (10 puroks): Our Lady of Fatima Parish
7. Bonbonon: Barangay Hall, Barangay MPC Stage
8. Rogongon: Barangay Hall, Barangay Gymnasium
9. Dulag: Barangay Hall/Gymnasium
10. Lanipao: Barangay Hall/Gymnasium
11. Kalilangan: Barangay Hall/Gymnasium
12. Sta. Filomena: Acmac Gymnasium
13. Luinab: Barangay Gymnasium 1 and 2
14. Panoroganan: Barangay Gymnasium/Hall
15. Bunawan: Barangay Gymnasium

Other Barangays
16. Mahayahay: Iligan City Central School (ICCS) Ground
17. Ubaldo Laya: Barangay Gymnasium
18. Tambacan: Barangay Gymnasium, Pryce Ground
19. Tubod: Laville Gymnasium, Corpus Christi Gym, Tubod Elem. School
20. Palao: DJAL Memorial School
21. Abuno: Abuno Elem. School, Barangay Hall
22. Pugaan: Barangay Gymnasium
23. Tipanoy: Barangay Hall
24. Poblacion: Barangay Hall, Wet Market, ICNHS Gym
25. Villaverde: Barangay Gymnasium
26. Bagong Silang: Barangay Hall, SMC High School
27. Tibanga: Barangay Hall
28. San Miguel: Barangay Hall, SMC High School
29. Sto. Rosario: Barangay Gymnasium
30. Del Carmen: Barangay Gymnasium
31. Saray: Barangay Gymnasium
32. Dalipuga: Barangay Hall/Gymnasium
33. Kabacsanan: Barangay Gymnasium
34. Acmac: Barangay Gymnasium


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Waterfalling Adventure Tour 1.0

Category : Announcements , Events

Iligan City blocked the whole month of September with jam packed activities for both Iliganons and it’s visitors for it’s month-long celebration for the Diyandi Festival. Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. is  committed to helping the Iligan City Tourism in promoting Iligan as a tourist destination.  Being the “City of Majestic Waterfalls,”  we have prepared an adventure and trekking activity to visit some of the waterfalls in Iligan City; the Waterfalling Adventure Tour 1.0.  

 

The Waterfalling Adventure Tour is a 5-day September invitational tour for bloggers that will be hosted by the Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.  Fifteen (15) bloggers from different parts of the country will be invited to visit and experience the adrenaline-pumping destinations, mouth-watering delicacies, and heart-thumping celebration of the Diyandi Festival in Iligan City. WFAT1.0 will be on September 25 to September 29, 2012.

This event aims to showcase the best of Iligan City for 5 days during the celebration of Diyandi Festival in September 2012.

If interested to join or to be one of the sponsors, you may send a letter of intent at email:iliganbloggers@gmail.com or call:0922-848-1011 and look for the Project Head, and IBS, inc. President, Charmaine Xy-Za Yape.


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IBS, Inc Announces Winners of Iligan Blogging Contest 2012

Category : Announcements

Iligan City, Philippines, September 1, 2012—Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. (IBS, Inc.) is pleased to announce the winners of the Iligan Blogging Contest 2012 for a total of PHP 28,000 prize money, courtesy of City Government of Iligan through the City Tourism Office.

The blogging contest, which was launched on June 16, 2012, officially closed on August 15 with a total of 34 qualified entries from bloggers throughout the Philippines and even from as far as USA and UAE.

After careful deliberation from our expert panel of judges including Ms. Agnes Clerigo-Maingat, City Tourism Operations Officer; Mr. Bobby Timonera, a true-blue Iliganon and Mindanaoan professional photojournalist; and Mr. Robert Schappert (aka BobNY), an American who is an honorary member of IBS, Inc, and counting the ‘likes’ on the IBS fan page, the following blog entries have been chosen as the top winners in the Iligan Blogging Contest 2012:

First Prize: Valynn Katrine Mag-usara, In Focus: Iligan City, Her Lures and More

Second Prize: Lewey JimoyaThe Iligan City Experience

Third Prize:  Eileen CamposMy 7 Memories of Iligan City

Consolation Prizes:

Iligan Blogging Contest 2012 aims to promote the “bests” of Iligan City to the rest of the world. More information about this contest can be found HERE.

 

About the Society

Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit organization of bloggers who are committed to promote Iligan City. It also aims to develop its members to be value-driven and responsible in utilizing online media. Further, it desires to inculcate to its members to be advocates of peace and harmony among tri-people of Iligan for the benefit of the community, country, and the world.