Pantheon Holdings Celebrates Prestigious ‘Fastest Growing Company of the Year’ Award at Burj CEO Awards 2023

Brian Poe Llamanzares, Pantheon Holdings President

Dubai, UAE – The 6th edition of the prestigious Burj CEO Awards unfolded amidst a captivating Mediterranean cruise journey from Greece to Turkey. This extraordinary event, held from August 22 to 27, 2023, aboard an exclusive luxury vessel, was a convergence of remarkable achievements and opulence. Under the esteemed patronage of His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum, a prominent member of Dubai’s royal family, and with the generous sponsorship of GTC, a global online-trading platform, the awards celebrated outstanding entrepreneurs, humanitarians, and business luminaries from around the world, spanning over 50 diverse categories.

(From left to right) Pantheon Holdings Team: Wenelyn Leoveras, Rog Abastillas, Baba Ganayo, Faye Abrihan, Pantheon Holdings COO, Brian Poe Llamanzares, Pantheon Holdings President, Isha Son, Mariden Maglinao, Janella Dagamac, and Isabel Monteclaro.

The coveted title of the Fastest Growing Company of the Year was rightfully claimed by Pantheon Holdings, led by its President, Brian Poe Llamanzares, Ph.D. Poe Llamanzares is a multifaceted personality, encompassing roles as a journalist, astute entrepreneur, investor, and dedicated public servant. His passion for innovation is vividly showcased through a diverse portfolio spanning fine art, retail, media, marketing, business development, investor relations, esports, property management, and blockchain technology. Complementing these accolades, he authored ‘A Sustainable Future,’ a testament to his commitment to addressing sustainability challenges and disaster resilience. Beyond these achievements, Brian adeptly fulfills his role as the Chief of Staff at the office of Senator Grace Poe.

Pantheon Holdings, driven by a collective of diverse talents, serves as a pivotal hub for a thriving array of ventures. This ecosystem nurtures collaborative enterprises, propelling economic development through dynamic job diversity, unwavering innovation, and an unwavering pursuit of opportunities.

Brian conveys his thankfulness and shares his vision, saying, “I’m very thankful to note that our small holding company has earned the respect of business owners from around the world. Our unique approach towards investing and business development gives us the opportunity to build a supportive ecosystem. It is our hope that our holding company can continue to grow and build more businesses and contribute to the job market diversity in the country.” 

FPJ Panday Bayanihan has long recognized the transformative power of fostering personal growth and driving positive change. In a joint effort to support community development initiatives, Pantheon Holdings has enthusiastically joined this collaboration, bringing its extensive resources and expertise to the forefront. As the 19th season of Ang Liga prepared for its kickoff, the largest collegiate football league in the country solidified an impactful collaborative agreement with FPJ Panday Bayanihan and Pantheon Holdings.

(From left to right) John V. Gutierrez, Karl Tan, Brian Poe Llamanzares, and Patrick Maramara

Ang Liga’s Director of Operations, Karl Tan, anticipates that this partnership will significantly enhance the league’s stature and influence. “Working with Pantheon allowed us at Ang Liga to chase not only our ambitions but to dream of even greater possibilities. With Pantheon, we were able to bring our collegiate football league to the eyes of approximately a hundred thousand in the span of a month. Up next, we plan to build on this gain by establishing a youth group 11-a-side league that will cater to U-16s. It is our aim to diversify the age groups of the competitions we offer” expressed Paolo Del Rosario, the representative of Ang Liga.

Striding into 2023, Pantheon Holdings stands as a beacon for innovation and growth. At the forefront of this transformative journey, the company has formed partnerships with West Point Esports, an established professional League of Legends PC team established in 2019. This accomplished team earned the prestigious Silver Medalist title at the 31st Southeast Asian Games. 

John Dela Paz, President of WPE, reflects on their collaboration with Pantheon Holdings, sharing, “Pantheon Holdings has been nothing short of amazing for the development of West Point Esports into becoming one of the best League of Legends PC teams in Southeast Asia. With their help, we were able to scale our operations and even won a silver medal for our country during the 31st SEA Games. When we started working with Pantheon, we were just a high-potential team in the Philippines but now, we are a legitimate professional esports team in Southeast Asia that covers other games and is successful in those as well. Their advisory services in terms of operations, marketing, and finances are helpful in the growth that we have.” 

In outlining their future endeavors, Dela Paz further elaborates, “We are planning to operate a gaming facility in Taiwan soon and expand our revenue streams into the entertainment portion. We are planning to have a series A funding soon with their help and advice on how to make our operations even better.” 

A3 Group has taken the lead by steering the production of Binibining Pilipinas 2023, an esteemed event that reveres the beauty and talent of the Philippines. Simultaneously, A-Team 360 has expanded its horizons, venturing into the vibrant city of Dubai. During the Marketing 2.0 Conference, Brian Poe Llamanzares delivered an engaging presentation, imparting invaluable insights into the pivotal role of Reputation Management in 21st Century Marketing Strategy. This significant leap signifies Pantheon Holdings’ unwavering commitment to shine on the global stage, firmly establishing its international footprint.

Within Pantheon Holdings’ versatile portfolio lies Time Master Watches, a brand acclaimed for its timeless elegance and a noteworthy six-year track record of success. In addition to this achievement, their ventures have reinvigorated the vibrant nightlife landscape of the Philippines through their oversight of restaurants and bars under the esteemed banners of Quay Concepts and MIRO Group. The much-anticipated opening of the TAAW Beach Club in La Union this November promises an exhilarating beachfront experience.

Pantheon Holdings’ commitment to nurturing entrepreneurship is further exemplified by Brian Poe Llamanzares who undertook the role of an investor judge on the groundbreaking TV show “The Final Pitch,” the Philippines’ inaugural business reality program. This pivotal involvement reiterates Pantheon Holdings’ unwavering dedication to cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit among the nation’s aspiring business leaders.

As a trusted source of expert guidance for startups, Pantheon Holdings continues to play a pivotal role in nurturing entrepreneurial growth and success. Within their purview, FINMAC San Juan, a Forex Academy launched under their umbrella, has already empowered Filipinos with invaluable Forex knowledge, with one student achieving a remarkable profit of one million pesos, exemplifying Pantheon Holdings’ unwavering commitment to promoting financial literacy and entrepreneurship.

Brian Poe Llamanzares and Yuri Marshall, CEO of Mind You MHS

Pantheon Holdings forged a notable collaboration with Mind You MHS, a comprehensive mental health technology company rooted in Southeast Asia, with its origins tracing back to the Philippines. This pioneering company is dedicated to delivering accessible and cost-effective data-driven mental health solutions, catering to a wide spectrum, including public and private organizations, communities, and individuals.

“An important part of creating impact in the world is finding the right partners to carry a vision forward. The partnership between Pantheon Holdings and Mind You Mental Health Systems is an example of this. Together we forge to create a meaningful future.” remarked Yuri Marshall, Mind You CEO.

Emerging as an unparalleled celebration that spotlights influential figures in the global industry, the Burj CEO Awards has undeniably earned its title as the ‘Oscars’ of the business realm. This prestigious gathering is fueled by CEO Clubs Network Worldwide, a distinguished international membership-based organization that spans various industries and global chapters. The Burj CEO Awards marked its inaugural event in 2016 in Washington, D.C., USA, and has since graced prominent locations including London, UK, Shenzhen, China, and Mauritius. Most notably, its fifth edition became an integral part of Expo 2020 Dubai, further solidifying its global significance. 

Throughout these editions, the event has consistently recognized and applauded the remarkable achievements of over 300 outstanding business leaders and organizations, cementing its position as a pinnacle of excellence in the business world.

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