On February 16, 2015, from 2:30-5:30 pm, diocesan BEC directors and coordinators from the archdiocese of Manila, dioceses of Pasig, Paranaque, Kalookan, Novaliches, Cubao, Antipolo, Imus and Malolos met at the CBCP conference to discuss preparation for the National BEC Assembly. The meeting was facilitated by CBCP-BEC Committee Executive Secretary, Fr. Amado Picardal. CBCP Secretary General, Fr. Marvin Mejia, also attended the meeting. The archdiocese of Manila and its suffragan dioceses in the National Capital Region (NCR) are the host of the National BEC assembly which will be held on Nov. 11-14, 2015. As hosts they will be in charge of preparing the venue and the accommodation of delegates in various parishes with BECs in Metro-Manila. They will also sponsor the meals at the venue of the plenary assembly in the Ninoy Aquino Stadium within the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. They will also be mobilizing the members of the BECs in Metro-Manila to attend the culmination activity on November 14, 2015. The NCR directors/coordinators will meet on their own on March 10, 2015 for further planning and tasking.