Ureka eCadets Baguio

Over 200 students from Northern Luzon are now Certified Ureka E-cadets

After the successful run of Ureka Forum Baguio, Iloilo, Davao and Mega Manila, it’s time for the next phase.

It’s time to breed and equip the next influencers and force multipliers, set out to help MSMEs. As a result, Unionbank created the “Ureka E-cadet Program” and launched it with the help of consortium partners.

Ureka E-cadets University of the Cordilleras
Mark Joseph Panganiban, Business Development Head of Shopinas and Executive Director for Digital Commerce Association of the Philippines (DCOM), educates Northern Luzon studentsabout Philippine E-commerce data and pain-points.

The Ureka E-cadet Program

The Ureka E-cadet Program is set to conquer the country by storm. Thus, it starts at the University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City gathering over 200 college students from Northern Luzon.

This program aims to educate Filipino students in eCommerce, Digital Marketing, Affiliate Marketing and Personal Branding with industry thought leaders. Also, this comes with a 21-day online course into fully becoming a Ureka E-cadet.

Students lines up to pose
Ureka E-cadets practice their personal branding moves.


How to earn as a Ureka E-cadet

The Ureka Baguio E-cadets are to look for Baguio brands and businesses that they can assist into E-commerce through Urekashops.


Baguio SMEs at Ureka E-cadet Baguio
Baguio SMEs listen about how to take their business online and to learn more about eCommerce.


Furthermore, Ureka E-cadets can assist local MSMEs and businesses on improving branding, marketing and selling their products online. While doing this, they get to earn incentives through a number of opportunities like affiliate marketing..  After the event, the students received their own Unionbank Eon cards for FREE. This will let them receive commissions and incentives that they earned as an E-cadet.


Unionbank Ureka E-cadet handed out prizes
(L-R) Eireen Diokno-Bernardo, James Ileto and Mark Joseph Panganiban give out a prize to an active E-cadet participant.

Things to look forward

Aside from all the amazing possibilities, a big awarding event is set to happen late this year to reward all the hardworking Ureka merchants and E-cadets. Therefore, it’s something to look forward to with all the prizes and surprises in store for the deserving E-cadets and merchants.


In conclusion, make sure to work hard and we’ll see you on the next Ureka E-cadet Program!

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