The Fascinating 2nd Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2014

2nd Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2014 Welcome Stand

Along with the First Property Expo Philippines, also held the 2nd Baby & Family Expo Philippines in SMX Convention Center, set from November 5-7, which are both organized by MediaCom Solutions. 

With the theme "Shop+Play+Learn", the visitors are able to browse best products for the family especially for the babies. There's also a dedicated playground where the kids can enjoy playing. Moreover, this is also a great opportunity for the parents to learn valuable tips from the parenting experts.  

The First and Largest: Property Expo Philippines 2014

Last December 5, Property Expo Philippines (PEP) 2014 - the country’s first and largest real estate expo for residential and commercial properties, has successfully launched at the Hall 2 of SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. In one place, tagged "Your Property World", this 3-day expo gathered 88 companies of developers, architecture and design firms and experts in the real estate industry, as well as reliable real estate product and service providers.

IMTG British Airways & Iberia Joined 15th Asia-Pacific Manning and Training Conference

IMTG Exhibit Booth
Design and Fabrication by Benew Designs
The International Marine Travel Group (IMTG), a leading global Travel Management company that specializes in the movement of seafarers and offshore crew, partnered with British Airways & Iberia joined and co-sponsored the 15th Annual Asia-Pacific Manning and Training Conference. This prestigious manning and shipping event was held in Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila last November 26-27,2014 - attended by more or less 500 delegates, noticeably most were ship owners and managers, crew and manning agents.

The 39th IIEE Annual National Convention and 3E Expo 2014

The 39th IIEE Annual National Convention and 3E Expo 2014

The much-awaited expo event dedicated for the electrical students and practitioners is back! Last November 26, the 39th Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines (IIEE) Annual National Convention and 3E XPO 2014 kicks off at the SMX Convention Center in Mall of Asia with the theme: “Continuously Enhancing the Electrical Practitioners’ Competitiveness Towards Global Excellence”

"This year's theme recognizes the Institute's advocacy in instilling excellence among electrical practitioners in preparation for the global competition," according to Larry C. Cruz, Exhibit Bureau Director and Vice president for External Affairs. "This event is also ideal to promote awareness and appreciation to the innovative trends in the industry." he added. 

To give you the glimpse of the 39th IIEE Annual National Convention and 3E Xpo, here are some of the photo stills during the first day of this premier trade show show:

OFW Business Expo Gives Head start to SME Companies

11th Megabalikbayan OFW Expo (MBOX)

The ASEAN integration augurs well to prepared Filipino Companies. As collaboration between ASEAN companies become a commonplace, Filipino small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is poised to benefit from this set-up.

However, the belief that “build and they will come” set-up that many Philippine SME companies hold may not jive with the opportunities that the ASEAN Integration offers.

24 Social Media Tips That Every Trade Show Exhibitors Shouldn't Miss

Today, taking advantage the potential of social media can play a big part  to your trade show marketing efforts. This is especially if you're a new company that aims to get the most out in a trade show event. But if done wrong, will result into nothing. To give you a heads up, check out this fantastic SlideShare of 24 helpful social media tips, especially created for trade show exhibitors: 

Exhibit Refurbishment: Thoughts from 10 Exhibiting-Industry Experts

Exhibit Refurbishment: Thoughts from 10 Exhibiting-Industry Experts

To refurbish or not? It's a question that plays in your mind when you need to decide whether you need to refurbish your existing trade show display or purchase a new one. To help you on decision-making, Exhibitors Magazine asked ten exhibiting-industry experts to share their thoughts on exhibit refurbishment:

The Unforgettable First Phil-Bike Expo 2014

The Unforgettable First Phil-Bike Expo 2014

It's a memorable day for bike enthusiasts last November 15 as they give a warm welcome to the very first Phil-Bike Expo 2014, which is held in the World Trade Center Metro Manila!
Visitors expect to witness the showcase of awesome, rare and vintage custom bicycles, exciting competitions & entertainment and interesting seminars in this fun-filled 2-day bike expo.   

Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Convention 2014

Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Convention 2014

It's a red-letter day for the members of the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society as the 2014 POGS Annual Convention kicks-off last November 11 in the Philippine International Convention Center. This 4-day medical convention is themed "Women’s Health: What’s Best? Current Trends and Recommendations.” Some of the covered topics are about recurrent pregnancy loss, Preeclampsia and Endometriosis. As expected, more or less thousands of delegates attended and enjoyed this much-awaited expo event in the medical industry. 

The 4th Continental Congress of Dermatology

EI Skin Exhibit Stand
Design and Fabrication by Benew Designs

A first in the Philippines, the 4th Continental Congress of Dermatology successfully happened last November 4-7, 2014 in EDSA Shangri-la Hotel in cooperation with the Philippine Dermatological Society. With the theme: "Advance in Dermatology- A Journey Across Nations", this 4th CCD aims to live up the awareness and give new updates about skin care. Notably, there are 60 local and international speakers that covered about the understanding and treatment of Atopic Dermatitis and other Eczemas, along with other topic topics like Pearls in Procedural Dermatology, Lasers & Other Devices in Skin of Color.

The First Ever Philippine Bike Expo to Launch this November

Phil. Bike Expo 2014
With the increasing number of biking enthusiasts in the country, a need was identified.
That is to consolidate all biking related products and services and gather this significant market into one, premier, Biking Exposition. This idea was formed by a group of friends who, sharing the same faith and passion, formed Phil-Bike Convention, Inc. (PBCI).

The vision for Phil-Bike Expo is to be THE yearly event for the biking industry in the Philippines, and Asia, patterned after similar international shows that showcase latest trends, new releases, innovation, crucial topics such as safety, technology, and the like, and brings together all biking groups from various categories. 

PhilConstruct 2014: The Festive Silver Anniversary Celebration

25th PhilConstruct Opening Ceremony

The long wait is over. The biggest construction expo event in the country has arrived - the PhilConstruct 2014! But this year it's more special because this huge trade show is a celebration of its staggering silver anniversary of uniting the construction industry! 

With thousands of participating exhibitors, from November 5-8, the 25th PhilConstruct Series happens simultaneously in three venues - SMX Convention Center, World Trade Center Metro Manila, and the Philippine Trade Training Center.

10 Key Elements of a Successful Trade Show Booth Design [Infographic]

10 Key Elements of a Trade Show Booth Design (Infographic)

Whether you're a newbie or an experienced exhibitor, or planning to join an expo event, don't miss this helpful infographic that tackles the ten important key elements for a rock-solid trade show booth design plan!

Recommended Reading: Best Practices For Trade Show Booth Design (Infographic)

The Huawei Philippines ICT Carnival 2014

Entitled "Pave The Future A Better Way", Huawei Philippines ICT Carnival 2014, the largest Huawei event in the country, is on its third day for a 4-day exclusive event at the Intercontinental Manila from October 28-31, 2014. In this prestigious occasion, Huawei along with their respective ecosystem partners, customers and industry experts gather together to tackle on the industry trends, challenges, solutions and best practices.

In this grand event, Huawei shares some of its advanced solutions, including Agile Switch, Unified Communication, Video Conference, Safe City, Server & Storage and more.
One of the highlights of this event, the audience witnessed the launching of Huawei's award winning products, the Huawei SDN Agile Switch S12700 and Storage OceanStor 18000.

Upcoming Expo Events in the Philippines this November

Upcoming Expo Events in the Philippines this November

The second to the last month of the year is coming and there are still lots of expo events you shouldn't miss. Mark your calendar for these upcoming trade show and expo events in the Philippines this November:

Exploring the First Day of Rotary Friendship & Business Conference 2014

Rotary Friendship & Business Conference 2014 Registration Area

In one roof, the Rotary Club of the Philippines and Taiwan celebrate business and friendship at the same time, in the recent Rotary Friendship and Business Conference 2014, which is held at the World Trade Center from October 23-25, 2014.

Different companies from different industry join forces for this year's meaningful 3-day expo event. The goal of this event is promote and bring together the local and international exhibitors for long-term business potentials.

HVAC/R Philippines Expo Kicks Off this November

HVAC/R Philippines Expo Kicks Off this November

A balanced greener surrounding has always been the goal of the HVAC & R industry. From houses to workplaces and commercial establishments, eco-friendly air and cooling technologies are becoming one of the standard bearers for sustainability.

Witness the Biggest PhilConstruct Ever this November

Philconstruct 2013 Officials
(L to R): Patrick Lawrence Tan, CEO, Global-Link Exhibitions Specialist, Inc. (GESI); Engr. Cezar Punsalan, Convention Chairman, HVAC/R Philippines; Alex Trinidad, Immediate Past President, PSVARE; Morris Agoncillo, Overall Event Chairman, PHILCONSTRUCT 2013; Duke Zuluaga, Director, Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP); Augusto Manalo, Immediate Past President, PCA; Engr. Jason Magos, President, Philippine Society of Plumbing Engineers (PSPE) and Manolito Madrasto, Executive Director,
PCA & General Manager, PEECC

The Philippine economy remains bullish after posting a 7.2 percent growth in Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Led by the country’s industry sector, the economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world.

A Glimpse to the 21st Agrilink Philippines

It's looks like there's a blockbuster movie in the World Trade Center last October 9 as the Agrilink 2014 kicks off! A lot of expo visitors are in queued to the registration area to sign-up for the 21st International Agribusiness Exhibition and Seminars with the theme "Agribusiness Clusters: Key to Competitiveness within ASEAN"

Visitors are also able to witness this 3-day agriculture-centered expo event with the 10th Aqualink and 15th Foodlink seminar and exhibition. 

The 21st Manufacturing Technology World and Print Pack Plas Philippines 2014

Welcome to Print Pack Plas Philippines 2014

It's a red letter day for the manufacturing industry as the 21st Manufacturing Technology World and Print Pack Plas Philippines take place this week in SMX Convention Center, from October 9-11, 2014. This expo event is a great place to find the best and innovative manufacturing companies, sellers and suppliers. The 21st MTW is set in the Function Rooms 1-4 while the PPP occurs in the Halls 1-4.

60 Excellent Trade Show Booth Displays by Benew Designs

If you're planning to join an exhibition or trade show fair, having a customized exhibit booth or trade show display can give your company a better advantage than those of an ordinary kind of exhibit stand. But finding a good exhibit booth contractor is a bit hard to finder especially if you're a first time exhibitor.

3 in One Mega Event: Green Philippines, Hotel Suppliers Show and the Manila International Expo 2014

Green Philippines Seminar 2014

It's 3-in-1 expo treat as this year's Green Philippines, Hospitality Trends and Manila International Travel Expo merged last September. 25 -27, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia in Pasay City. Here's a quick introduction of the three events: 
  • Green Philippines 2014 is an expo with a cause. Exhibitors in construction, energy, lifestyle, manufacturing, solar and technology can find great eco-friendly alternatives for their business and household needs only in this expo event.    
  • Hotel Suppliers Show is the biggest sourcing event that exhibit visitors in hospitality, interior design and F&B industry will truly enjoy, from construction materials to design and even operational needs. 
  • Manila International Travel Expo is like an extension of the recent 2014 Philippine Travel Mart, where you can find good travel deals in the country. 

Splunk-Ardent Networks Joined Digifest 2014

It's Digifest 2014 in Smart Tower Makati, which started last September 24. This IT expo tackles the digital evolution while visitors are able to learn, play and have the opportunity to win some tech prizes.

PrintPack Plas Philippines 2014 is Set to Take Off in Manila

Global-link MP Events International, Inc. announces the staging of PrintPackPlas in Manila. This mega event is a significant collaboration among the top players from the printing, packaging, and plastics industry in the Philippines. After the tremendous success last year, PrintPackPlas Philippines 2014 is expected to be the most modern and innovative exhibition which will be held on October 9 to 11 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia in Pasay City.

21st Manufacturing Technology World Sets the Stage for Country's Biggest Industrial Expo

21st Manufacturing Technology World Sets the Stage for Country's Biggest Industrial Expo

Global-Link MP Events International, Inc. (GLMP), the country’s premiere trade event organizers, is proud to present the 21st year of Manufacturing Technology World, an event that continues to showcase the latest in breakthrough advancements on industrial technologies and machineries from across the globe. This event will be held on October 9 – 11, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex.

Upcoming Expo Events in the Philippines this October

Upcoming Expo Events in the Philippines this October

The following are the upcoming expo events for the month of October in our country: Joined Real Estate Hub and Tourism Expo 2014 Exhibit Booth

The emerging property listing site in the Philippines, joined the first Real Estate Hub and Tourism Expo (REHub) last September 5-7, 2014, held at Hall A of the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City.

The Fabulous 5th CAMPI Philippine International Motor Show

Toyota Trade Show Display

It's showtime in World Trade Center as the fifth Philippine International Motor Show by CAMPI opens up to the public.

With this year's "theme Progress in Motion brings to light the automotive industry's role in propelling the country toward greater mobility and economic growth," said by Atty. Rommel Gutierrez, President of TMPC.   

Set into 4-day event, which started last September 18 until 21, 2014, trade show visitors can expect amazing displays of latest innovative and premier cars, concept vehicles along with attractive girl models from 17 CAMPI major participating brands. In addition, the 5th PIMS also have activities for families like Pedal Go-Karts, treasure hunt and motoring inspired video games. 

It's Book Day at the 35th Manila International Book Fair!

35th Manila International Book Fair

The much-awaited book expo of the country has started. No wonder, by following their official campaign hashtags #MIBF and #WeLoveReading, you'll read in social media networks how bookworms, young students and reading advocates are thrilled to the opening of the 35th Manila International Book Fair. This year's MIBF is set as 4-day expo event, from September 17-21 at SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia where you can expect unmissable book price discounts, special events, new releases and opportunity to book sign from attending authors and personalities. 

The AFEX and Food & Drinks Asia 2014 Experience

Welcome to Food and Drinks Asia 2014

In celebration of its 18 years of international food franchising and exposition, Food and Drinks Asia 2014, the ultimate festival for food enthusiasts and entrepreneurs continues this year! In addition, lots of trade show visitors enjoyed new found food products, free tasting and some merchandise that you can buy for less price.

Here are some photos we captured during the FDA and AFEX 2014 event: 

Food and Drinks Asia 2014       

The 25th Philippine Travel Mart Best Booth Winners

It's a successful 3-day exhibit event for the biggest travel expo dedicated for our country - the 25th Philippine Travel Mart, which is held in SMX Convention Center last September 5-7, 2014, organized by Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA).

Aside from big bargain sales from hotels, resorts, travel operators and major airlines, expo visitors enjoyed and entertained by the spectacular exhibit booth displays of different cities and provinces. In addition are the stunning on-stage performances showcased by participating schools.

There are lots of fascinating exhibit booths but the South Cotabato wins the People's Choice award and Best Booth for City and Municipality category.

For complete list, here are the winners of the booth competition for the two categories:

2014 Philippine Travel Mart: It's 25x More Fun in the Philippines and Beyond

It's a fun-filled and festive opening day of the 25th Philippine Travel Mart in SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia! Thousands of exhibit visitors enjoy the colorful and extravagant celebration of the silver anniversary for the biggest travel expo event of the country, set this September 5-7, 2014.

Let's take a trip to some photos I'd taken during the 25th Philippine Travel Mart...

The 2nd International Beauty, Health and Wellness Expo Experience

It's been an exciting day for the opening of the 2nd International Beauty, Health and Wellness Expo set in the SMX Convention Mall of Asia last August 28-30, 2014. Under in one roof, exhibit visitors are able to meet and greet the country's small and medium businesses in the beauty, health and wellness industry. 

Popular singer-actress Nikki Gil joins the special guests of the 2nd IBHWEX to do the ribbon-cutting at the entrance of this prestigious expo event.

Upcoming Expo Events in the Philippines this September

Upcoming Expo Events in the Philippines this September

Here are the upcoming expo events in the Philippines for the month of September:

The 31st Annual Philippine Blood Coordinating Council Expo

2014 Philippine Blood Coordinating Council

With the mission to advocate voluntary blood donation and healthcare education about rational use of blood banking and blood transfusion in the country, the Philippine Blood Coordinating Council Annual Convention is back! The 31st PBBC Convention is held in the elegant EDSA Shangri-La Hotel last August 20-22, 2014, with the theme "Strengthening Professionalism in Transfusion Medicine"

Upcoming: 2nd International Beauty, Health and Wellness Expo

Today, beauty, health and wellness is one of the major markets in our country, especially for our Filipina women. That's why there are many business companies, in different sizes, are investing on this industry.

According to statistics, the Philippines registered a 7.7% growth per annum, with sales valued at $2.2 Billion for the cosmetics industry alone. In addition, there are about 70,000 sari-sari stores all over the country, making the beauty, health and wellness products accessible to the market.

Rockin' the Systems Integration Philippines 2014!

2014 Systems Integration Philippines Welcome Signage

It's been one mega 3-day expo event of office and workplace solutions happened in SMX Convention Center last August 14-16, 2014 as six different expos merge for this year's Systems Integration Philippines along with the China Machinery and Electronic Products Exhibition

Hundreds of exhibitors participated to SIP, which are dedicated to different industries: 
  • COMMWorld: for IT & Telecommunications
  • Corporate Gifts Expo: for corporate gifts & promotional products
  • Educa Expo: for E-Learning Technologies
  • PALMM Philippines: stands for Pro-Audio, Light, Music & Movie
  • Signs & Media World Expo: for Signage & Multimedia
  • T.O.P.S. (Total Office Products & Services) Show: for Business Products & Services

Best Practices for Trade Show Booth Design (Infographic)

Five Trade Show Booth Design Tips

Design plays a vital role to make a trade show booth a success.
Because during the event, you're competing for the attention of the overwhelmed attendees. With lots of places for them to look for, you need your booth to be well-designed in order to convey clearly your company's message.  
In order to help you, below is an awesome infographic about five best practices for a clear and memorable trade show display design:

The WOFEX 2014 Experience

The biggest food expo event of the year opens with a bang!
In two venues, the World Food Expo 2014 is like a blockbuster movie participated and enjoyed by thousands of Filipino and even foreign visitors. No wonder because the main attraction is  all about food!

Upcoming Exhibition Events in the Philippines this August

Upcoming Exhibition Events in the Philippines this August

Smart Kids

Where: SMX Convention Center, Pasay City
When: August 1-3, 2014

World's Food Expo. WOFEX 

Where: World Trade Centre Metro Manila (WTCMM)
When: August 6-9, 2014

Incoming Event: World Food Expo 2014

The ultimate food show experience in the country is back! This coming August 6-9 will held the World Food Expo 2014, this time in two venues, both at SMX Convention Center of Mall of Asia and in World Trade Center Metro Manila. The purpose is to cater the two types of markets.

Industrial Automation Technology Exhibition (IATEX) 2014 in SM Aura Premier Mall

IATEX 2014 in SM Aura Premier Mall

Last week I attended the Day 2 of Industrial Automation Technology Exhibition (IATEX) 2014, in SMX Convention Center of SM Aura Premier Mall in Taguig City, which is set last July 24 to 26. This exhibition is for Instrumentation and Control practitioners and experts in Southeast Asia, tackling the latest automation development and issues and concerns in the I & C industry. 

Here are some of the photos from the said expo event:  

Mont Albo Wins Best Booth Design in Franchise Asia Philippines 2014

From the recent successful expo event of the Franchise Asia Philippines 2014 in SMX Convention Center this July 18-20, with about 500 exhibitors, the popular Filipino-inspired spa center, Mont Albo Massage Hut wins this year's FAPHL2014 Best Booth Design Champion. 

ADAS 2014: A Quick Trip to Last Day of Ingress in World Trade Center

It's been an exciting last day of preparation in World Trade Center before the start of the prestigious 3-day exhibition of this year's Asian Defence, Security & Crisis Management Exhibition & Conference, popularly known as ADAS 2014, held from July 16-18 . Busy participants work hard to finish and polish up their trade show booths. As they want to capture the attention and interests of the exhibit guests, especially the international exhibitors VIPs and military elites.

12 Dos and Don'ts to Maximize Your Trade Show Booth Sales

You might have the most attention-grabbing exhibit booth in a trade show.
But that's just half of the work done. In order to get higher ROI while using your time and efforts wisely, here are some unmissable tips from a cool video hosted by Aurelia Rose Riley of Rockledge Gardens, about the 12 do's and don'ts you should remember that can help you reach your potential sales in a trade show activity:

Upcoming Trade Shows in the Philippines this July

Upcoming Trade Shows in the Philippines this July

The Power of Using Images for your Trade Show's Social Media Campaign

The only thing shorter than a tweet or a post is a picture.
- Detavio Samuels, Global Hue 
If you're using social media as one way to reach out and promote your business, you need to capture your target audience's attention quickly. And that is by using images in your posts.
In the video below, you'll learn ten awesome tips from Trade Show Guy's Tim Patterson on using images to boost your social media engagement:


How to Build a 150sqm Exhibition Stand in Under 15 Hours

Last 2012, in this video the awesome team from Access Displays shows their process of building a 150 sqm exhibition stand in under 15 hours for the IOSH Conference at Manchester Central, UK. Check this out!