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#Seen -- The IQOR Talisay Magical Ball 2018 is the company's way of thanking its talented and committed staff.

iQor Talisay Year-End Thanksgiving Magical Ball 2018

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iQor Talisay Holds Thanksgiving Magical Ball

iQor Talisay, the newest and rapidly growing BPO in Negros Occidental, Philippines, held its year-end thanksgiving magical ball 2018 at the SMX Convention Center here in Bacolod City.

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#Seen — The IQOR Talisay Magical Ball 2018 is the company’s way of thanking its talented and committed staff.

Last September 2017, iQor Talisay celebrated their first anniversary in a simple barbecue party held at The District North Point. And they have grown so much in just a short span of time that this grand thanksgiving ball is just but fitting.

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The metallic goddesses of metal.

A Magical Night

It was truly a magical night as more than 800 agents from three different accounts came in their lavish and glittering evening wear, complete with their professionally done hair and makeup. It was astonishing to watch, as it was reminiscent of a ball in Disney princess movie.

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Black is beautiful… and very elegant.
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Candy princesses and their dapper beaus.
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An indefatigable team.

Prelude to the Ball

Before all the festivities, a sumptuous dinner catered by L’Fisher Hotel Bacolod was served. L’Fisher Hotel is one of the accredited caterers of the SMX Convention Center.

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Blue is the color of royalty.

The ball was then opened with a cotillion dance by several couples who lead different teams at iQor Talisay.

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A cotillion opened the IQOR Thanksgiving magical ball.

iQor Operations Director Varun Pandey welcomed everyone and expressed his thanks and appreciation to all the staff. He said that iQor exists and is successful because of the highly skilled and committed staff. With that, he feels privileged to have worked with such a crop of talented individuals.

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IQOR Philippines Operations Director Varun Pandey thanks everyone for their loyalty and service.

Search for iQor Queen 2018

The highlight of the ball was the Search for the iQor Queen 2018, which was by participated in by transgender women who represented their own teams. They were introduced in a dramatic parade of fantasy costumes that delighted the audience.

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Parade of fantasy costumes for the Search for IQOR Queen 2018.

The Search for iQor Queen 2018 was open to everyone in the LGBTQ community who is on active status at iQor Talisay. They were given the chance to represent their cluster and showcase their beauty and poise in three categories, namely, the fantasy attire, evening gown, and talent competition. The talent presentation was presented in the cluster level.

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The distinguished panel of judges were from left: statuesque beauty queen Jan Nicole Puentevella Uy, makeup artist extraordinaire Carlos Durana, and and reknown crooner and DJ Hubert Monserate.

Criteria for judging:

  • Beauty, poise, and bearing – 30%
  • Wit, intelligence, and charisma – 20%
  • Talent presentation – 50%

Following the parade was the talent and eventually, the question and answer portion.

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Goddess of the stars.

Talent Showcase

The talent portion was a variety show of sorts as each contestant showcased their talents in dancing, singing, newscasting, and impersonation with the support of their teams.

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Many opted for the humorous route in their presentation and everyone had a great time!

A Stunning Success

The successful iQor Year-end ball celebrated gender equality in the workplace. iQor wants to emphasize that everyone is important, respected, and has a rightful place to be in the company. They want to let people feel equal and accepted, no matter what their gender preferences are.

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Damsels who are not in distress.
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Colors of the earth.
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The very busy working committee who still managed to look glam for the night.
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HR staff manning the registration.

For iQor Hiring

To those interested to know more and  be part of  iQor anywhere in the Philippines,

Visit www.iqorphilippines.com

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The welcome committee.
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The photobooth was witness to the different creative poses that the agents had.

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