September 17 is a special day for telecommunications company Globe as it signifies its original prefix—0917. Called the National G Day, this year’s celebration goes virtually with online gaming competition, virtual music festival, and business summit, among other surprises.
“We started this (National G Day) way back. It’s our way of treating our customers and our partners for being loyal to us,” Globe president and chief executive Ernest Cu said during a virtual press launch.
Mobile Legends tournament
A prize pool of P600,000 is up for grabs in the upcoming G Legends Cup, the biggest amateur Mobile Legends tournament for Globe subscribers. To be one of the 1,000 teams that will be announced on Sept. 17, go to the Globe Rewards app and redeem tournament codes. After receiving a tournament code, participants need to go to globe.com.ph/NationalGDay to register. The final round is scheduled on Sept. 24, and the top 64 teams will be awarded with cash prizes.
Virtual music festival
Local and international musicians are coming together for the one-day G Music Fest on Sept. 26, 4:00 p.m. The virtual concert, streaming on Globe’s Facebook page, will feature LANY, Ben&Ben, December Avenue, SB19, The Juans, Up Dharma Down, Massiah, and Kiana Valenciano.
Business summit for MSMEs
On Sept. 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Globe myBusiness will be hosting its first-ever G Summit, “Usapang Diskarte: Pivot your Business to Success,” in a bid to assist micro, small, and medium enterprises in running their businesses amid unfamiliar situation. Guest speakers include innovation speakers John Linkner, as well as business leaders from Google, CIA Bootleg Manila, and Manila Workshops.
Raining raffle prizes
Globe customers can now get their raffle codes from Globe Rewards or Globe at Home apps, or exchange their rewards points for raffle codes for more chances of winning at the G Chance the Raffle. Prizes include 5G smartphones, Nintendo Switch gaming consoles, Segway Ninebot, Xiaomi Mi Box, Globe Rewards points, GCash credits, and more. Bernadette Lunas