The 40th IIEE Annual Convention and 3E Expo 2015

IIEE 2015 Annual Convention

The largest expo event for electrical practitioners is back! 

The Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines, Inc.(IIEE) organized their 40th Annual National Convention held last November 25-28, 2015 in the SMX Convention Center, (Mall of Asia)  Pasay City.

With this year's theme,"IIEE @40: A Journey of Service for Excellence", the organization successfully gathered in one roof their 42,000 active members from all over the country! This 4-day expo event gave opportunity for their members, as well as walk-in visitors, to enhance their professional skills and strengthen the camaraderie in the industry.

3 in 1 Mega Event: Manufacturing Technology World, Pack Print Plas Philippines and Transport & Logistics 2015

Manufacturing Technology World, Pack Print Plas Philippines and Transport & Logistics

Once again, the biggest industrial and and machinery exhibition in the country is back! 

Last November 5-7, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, held the 22nd Manufacturing Technology World, coinciding with other two expo events, Pack Print Plas Philippines and Transport & Logistics.

Just like last year, Manufacturing Technology World (MTW) showcased a comprehensive range of innovations and technological refinements, as well as advanced products and solutions from the most prominent industry. Along with MTW, Pack Print Plas merged the three industries - printing, packaging, and plastics. Moreover, Transport & Logistics showcases products and services like delivery vehicles, trucks, transport system, materials handling and logistics & supply chain equipment and technology. 

Upcoming Manila Events in November 2015

Upcoming Manila Events in November 2015

It's Halloween month and the Yuletide season is fast approaching. Not to mention, November has also lots of trade shows, conventions and expo events awaiting to happen in the Metro. Check out the below schedule and mark your calendar so you won't miss one!

The 63rd PSME National Convention

The 63rd PSME National Convention

It's a special day for mechanical engineers, as well as for the ME students, as the long running Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME) National Convention continues to their 63rd year, opening last October 21, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, near Mall of Asia.

With the theme "Towards A Globally Recognized Filipino Mechanical Engineers", this 4-day annual convention, which is dedicated for mechanical engineers and PSME members, serves as a venue for industry advancement and updates and also a place for them to network with other members.

The Festive Agrilink Foodlink Aqualink 2015

Agrilink Foodlink Aqualink Opening Ceremony

It's a sunny early morning in the World Trade Center Metro Manila but their parking lot is already fully loaded. Last October 15, hundreds of trade visitors are excited waiting for the grand opening of the 22nd years of the International Agribusiness Exhibition and Services, more popularly known as Agrilink.

The World-Class PhilConstruct 2015

Welcome to PhilConstruct 2015

The much-awaited mega construction expo event in the country is back! Celebrating its 26th year, the PhilConstruct 2015 took place in three venues, SMX Convention Center, World Trade Center and Philippine Trade and Training Center - to cater the different divisions in the construction industry last October 8-11, 2015. This world-class construction event incorporates the Furniture, Furnishings & Homestyle and Mining Asia expo and coincides with HVAC/R Philippines 2015. Thousands of expo visitors went to witness this exclusive annual event for construction builders.

Upcoming Manila Events in October 2015

Upcoming Manila Events in October 2015

It's the start of the last quarter of the year and we have lots of Manila events, trade shows and conferences to look out for! Below are some of the upcoming events in the Metro for the month of October!

PowerTrends 2015: A Proven Major Energy Event in the Country

Power Trends 2015

The biennial trade show event PowerTrends marked its 10th edition, incorporating two expo events - Energy Expo and Electech 2015 - last September 23-25, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center. Power Trends is tagged as the longest lasting and most significant regular biennial event supported by the Department of Energy in the Philippines.

Below are some of the stills during the event:

The Prestigious Mining Philippines 2015

Grand Solaire Ballroom

Last September 15-17, 2015 at the Grand Ballroom in Solaire Resort & Casino Manila happened the Mining Philippines 2015 International Conference and Exhibition. The said event is participated by most members of the Chambers of Mines of the Philippines. 

This prestigious event focuses on the issues happening to the mining industry in the country. At the exhibit, participating companies showcases their latest products and services for more efficient exploration, development and utilization of minerals in consonance with sound economic, environmental and social policies.

Two of the well-known lawmakers joined the conference for Mining Philippines 2015 - Vice President Jejomar Binay and Sen. Bongbong Marcos - discussed their concerns and proposals.  

Below are some of the pictures of the exhibitors during this high-profile event: 

AFEX and Food & Drinks Asia 2015: Two Exciting Expos for Food and Beverage Industry

AFEX 2015

Two of the biggest food shows in Asia happened this month. Recently last September 9-12 is the Asia Food Expo 2015 marking their 24th year! 

AFEX 2015 is participated by food producers and processors, entrepreneurs and consumers. This much-awaited event bring the latest innovation and technology in food processing and manufacturing.

The Extravagant 26th Philippine Travel Mart

Tourism of the Philippines Board Entrance Pavilion

The vacation season is coming. This is a great opportunity to take some time to travel and witness the beauty of Philippines. 

Recently held at the SMX Convention Center is the festive 26th anniversary of the Philippine Travel Mart (PTM), presented by the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) last September 4-6, 2015, themed as "PHILIPPINES: The Fun Capital of Asia".

Exhibit guests are able to catch great airfare and accommodation deals to travel not only local attractions and also the neighboring Asian countries. No wonder this event attracts lots of visitors, especially families who plans to travel these upcoming months.. 

PDMEX 2015: The Philippines’ Largest and Focused Machinery Exhibition of the Year!

PDMEX 2015

Dubbed as the Philippines' largest and focused metal working show, the Philippine Die & Mould Machineries and Equipment Exhibition (PDMEX) celebrates its 7th anniversary last August 26-29, 2015 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. This 4-day event showcases the products and services covering automation, controls, robotics, machine tools, metal finishing, measuring tools, testing and laboratory equipment, outsourcing and process engineering services, plastics, raw materials, welding equipment tools and accessories, sheet metal, sheet metal machinery etc. in the hand, machine & garden tools, packaging materials industries.

Upcoming Manila Events in September 2015

Upcoming Manila Events in September 2015

So it's the start of the Ber Month and as a Filipino, you already know what I mean - Yuletide Season is fast approaching! In the M.I.C.E industry, there are big expo events that are lined-up for this month. Check out the list below:

Systems Integration Philippines 2015: The Biggest Business Solutions & Electronics Expo

Welcome to Systems Integration Philippines 2015

The Systems Integration Philippines (SIP) 2015 happened last August 20-22 SMX Convention Center. SIP is a three-day mega event covering six different expos dedicated in the industries of IT & telecommunications, to corporate gifts & promotional products, to consumer electronics & gadgets, to educational & training, to pro-audio, video, lighting & staging, to signage & out-of-home media, and business products & services.

SIP 2015 also takes place with the annual China Machinery and Electronics Products Exhibition (CMEPE), organized by China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME).

WOFEX 2015: The Unmissable Ultimate Food Show Experience

The biggest food show of the year is back! Last August 5-8, 2015 happens the much-awaited event dedicated for food lovers  the World Food Expo (popularly known as WOFEX) 2015! Happened in two big venues, SMX Convention Center and World Trade Center. With same setup last year, WOFEX in SMX Convention Center served as a marketplace while the one in the WTC Metro Manila is focused for traders and entrepreneurs. 

Upcoming Manila Events in August 2015

Upcoming Manila Events in August 2015

There's a great line-up of expo events for the month of August. Check out these upcoming events and mark your calendar!

The Yummy Manila Food and Beverage Expo 2015

Welcome to MAFBEX 2015

The country's much-awaited food extravaganza of the year is back! Held last July 22-26,2015 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, with the theme "Delicious Adventure", the Manila Foods and Beverages Expo (MAFBEX) 2015 set a grand 5-day exposition dedicated to showcase the products and services of the local food industry.

Inteluck Philippines All Cheers at the PhilBus & Truck Expo 2015

Inteluck Philippines Exhibit Booth Front View

First time to participate in an expo? No problem for Inteluck Philippines, as they successfully introduced their brand to the PhilBus & Truck 2015, which was held last July 17-19, 2015 in SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia.     

The Exciting Travel Madness Expo 2015

Travel Madness Expo 2015 Ticket Booth

It might be the low season for the travel industry but not anymore.

Thanks to this timely travel expo. Last July 3 to 5, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, hundreds of travel-related companies, from hotels, resorts, travel and tours corp. and 29 airline companies, 24 foreign and five from the Philippines, joined forces for the 4th Travel Madness Expo.

In one place, expo visitors, especially travel aficionados, were able to grab and enjoy huge discounts from travel promo prices along with other incentives offered in hundreds of exhibit stands. 
“The enormous fare discounts offered at Travel Madness since 2012 have helped trigger a travel mania among the youth and young professionals after discovering tourism to be surprisingly affordable,” said president Raymond Tee of Travel Innovators, the TME organizers.

Upcoming Manila Events in July 2015

Check out the following expo events and trade shows for the month of July 2015: 

The Huawei Philippines ICT Roadshow 2015

Huawei Philippines ICT Roadshow 2015 Welcome Wall Panel

As part of its roadshow trip in four countries, technology giant company, Huawei held its ICT Roadshow 2015 in the country last June 23-25 at the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel, organized by an international event management company, Perk Idea. This is to showcase the best and the latest innovations, products and services it can offer to provide clients and consumers the best solution to cater to the demands of ICT Convergence.

With the theme “Building A Better Connected Philippines”, this prestigious 3-day event of Huawei Technologies aim to reach out to existing partners as well as potential customers in the industry by sharing Huawei’s vision towards ICT transformation strategy, success and demonstrate the most advanced technologies and solutions.

Recommended ReadingThe Huawei Philippines ICT Carnival 2014

Creating a Successful Trade Show Booth [Infographic]

Tips on Creating a Successful Trade Show Booth [Infographic]

Joining a trade show may sound intimidating, especially for a first-timer. However, exhibiting your products or services can give your brand some boost to the market.

Yes, you may spend extra time and money for your trade show booth, in order to draw attention and interest of the expo visitors. You might want to get some help from an experienced exhibit booth contractor, so the design process and fabrication of your exhibit booth will be less tedious.

But the process doesn't end there. You need to prepare and educate your exhibit team in order to maximize your trade show campaign.

Here's a cool infographic by Solutions Rendered where you can find some helpful trade show tips to make your trade show booth a success!

PSECE 2015: Gathering the Semiconductor & Electronics Companies in the Philippines

PSECE 2015

The biggest annual electrical industry event this year's Philippine Semiconductor & Electronics Convention and Exhibition — known as PSECE 2015 — is held last June 3-5 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. 

Under one roof, the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) gathered more than 260 leading electronics firms in the Philippines for this 3-day annual electrical event.

Upcoming Manila Events in June 2015

Upcoming Manila Events in June 2015

It's back to school month in the country and we have great list of expo events in Metro Manila. Check out the upcoming events to the halfway month of the year:

IFEX Philippines 2015: The Prestigious 10th ASIA's Ethnic Food and Ingredients Show

10th IFEX Summit of Flavors

The much-awaited prestigious International Food Exhibition (IFEX) celebrates its 10th anniversary in the country last May 21-24 at the SMX Convention Center, showcase the ethnic and specialty food, tropical fruits, vegetables, fresh seafood, Halal-certified products, as well as natural, organic, and functional food products in Asia. 

This food trade show is a parallel activity of the APEC Philippines 2015.

The 106th Philippine Dental Association Convention 2015

Dent Precision Trade Show Booth Display (front)

With the theme,"Emerging Trends in Oral Health Care in Philippine Dentistry", the Philippine Dental Association celebrates its 106th Annual Convention last May 11 – 16, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Complex.

It's that time of the year for the Public Health Dentists to meet up, enjoy some product discounts and get updates about the latest in their industry, getting all up under one roof.

Check out some of the pictures we've taken during the 106th PDA Convention:

Upcoming Manila Events in May 2015

Upcoming Manila Events in May 2015

Here are the upcoming expo events, conventions and trade fairs in Metro Manila for the month of May:

Madrid Fusion Manila 2015: Showcasing the Philippine and Spanish Cuisine

Madrid Fusion Manila 2015

A historic and remarkable 3-day event last April 24-26 in SMX Convention Center, as for the first time, the Madrid Fusion happens in Manila! Recognized as the most important Spanish gastronomy congress, this 12-year world-renowned event aims to celebrate and showcase the rare meeting of the top Spanish and Filipino chefs. In addition to that, visitors are able to enjoy its trade fair, wherein 165 booths are in.

Here are the photos we've taken during our visit to this prestigious culinary festivity:

The Furious 11th Manila International Auto Show

The Manila International Auto Show 2015

The much-awaited car show of the country is back! 
With the theme,"Outdoor Mobility", the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) celebrates its 11th year of showcasing the latest and amazing cars in the Philippine industry, happens at the combined venue of World Trade Center Metro Manila and Philippine Trade Training Center from April 9-12, 2015.

Recognized car manufacturers - Ford, Volkswagen, Mazda, Chevrolet, BMW, Tata, Subaru, Kia and Foton are present to showcase their latest vehicle models. 

Upcoming Manila Events in April 2015

Summer has officially started in the country.
Just as hot as the weather, the heat is still on in the exhibit industry. Great line-up of conventions, expo events and trade shows are going to happen in the Metro for the month of April. Mark your calendar to these upcoming events:

The Valuable Water Philippines Expo 2015

Water Philippines Expo 2015

The prestigious Water Philippines Expo successfully held its 3rd edition last March 25-27, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center. Dubbed as Philippines' No.1 International Water Supply Sanitation, Industrial Wastewater Treatment & Purification Event, this high-profile trade show event is joined by 331 companies from 28 countries, showcasing their great line-up of innovative equipment and machines related to the water and wastewater technology.

The Awesome 9th Annual InsideRACING Bike Festival & Trade Show

The Awesome 9th Annual InsideRACING Bike Festival & Trade Show

It's been a fun and exciting weekend especially for motorcycle riders and enthusiasts. It's because the long-awaited Annual Inside Racing Bike Festival & Trade Show held its roaring 9th year anniversary last March 21-22, 2015 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. 

Organized by the first Filipino motorcycle and scooter magazine, thousands of exhibit visitors enjoyed their weekend with lots of freebies, games, product discounts and motorcycle parts and accessories in competitive price. Visitors are able to experience and take some pictures of the best and latest motorcycle displays in all kinds — from high-end, sporty down to consumer type. Not to mention with beautiful and sexy models. 

Check out some of the photos we taken during this the first day of this spectacular bike fest by Inside Racing. 

FICTAP 2015: The 16th International Cable Congress and Exhibit

FICTAP 2015: The 16th International Cable Congress and Exhibit

Last March 5 and 6, the International Cable Congress & Exhibit marks its 16th annual event at the beautiful Manila Hotel. The Federation of International Cable TV & Telecommunications Association of the Philippines (FICTAP), the largest non-profit organization of cable television operators in the country, organized this historic event, which started since 1999.

Worldbex 2015: The Impressive 20th Philippine Anniversary

 Worldbex 2015: The Impressive 20th Philippine Anniversary

The most awaited building and construction exposition event is back!

WorldBex returns - celebrating its 20th anniversary - with the theme "Building Vision in the Realm of ASEAN Integration" in 5-day event, starting from March 11 to 15 at the joined venue of World Trade Center Metro Manila, WTCMM East Wing A & B and Philippine Trade Training Center. 

Under one roof in a 30,000 sqm. area, over 500 exhibiting companies gather together to the premier building and construction exposition, not only in the country but also in Asia. With about a thousand of exhibit booths offering great line-ups of products and services of building materials & equipment services, design and construction participated.  

Investment Opportunity Showcase at SMX Convention Center Manila

Investment Opportunity Showcase at SMX Convention Center Manila

More and more Filipinos are starting to invest as early as their mid-20s, diversifying into more aggressive instruments and embracing a longer term investment horizon.

One Stop Shop for Health and Beauty Products/Services to be Held at the SMX

One Stop Shop for Health and Beauty Products/Services to be Held at the SMX

The market’s awareness of health issues and the importance of good health, appearance, and personal care continue to grow each year. These aspects contribute to the totality of every individual. With this, the demand for more means to access the latest about fitness and beauty industry is increasing.

Upcoming Manila Events in March 2015

The 3rd month of 2015 is coming. There are great line-up of conventions, expo events and trade shows are now set this March. Mark your calendar or bookmark this page so you won't miss any:

25 Most Common Trade Show Mistakes That You Should Avoid [Infographic]

25 Most Common Trade Show Mistakes

You know exhibiting is not easy. It costs your time, money and efforts, not only you but of your whole trade show team. To make maximize these three things, start to avoid the tried and true most common mistakes usually made before, during and after the trade show event. 

The Festive PTAA's 22nd Travel Tour Expo 2015

It's a huge success for the Philippine Travel Agencies Association last week, as they held their 22nd Travel Tour 2015 Expo at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City last February 13-15. This much-awaited expo event is set to encourage and boost the lifestyle of traveling to more Filipino people through reasonably affordable price, not only inside but also outside the country. 

As expected, thousands of trade show visitors participated to capture the best deals from hundreds of participating travel agencies, discounted luxury packages from hotels, resorts & spas. Moreover, exhibit visitors are able to enjoy the prepared activity presentation of participating tourism bureaus.

Global-Link MP Presents Consumer Electronics World 2015

Global-Link MP Presents Consumer Electronics World 2015

Scheduled from April 23-25, 2015, Global-Link MP, the organizer of the Biggest Digital Platform event in the Philippines entitled Digital Technology World, will be launching another flagship event entitled Consumer Electronics World 2015 (CEW 2015)- an expo set to be the Largest Marketplace for the Latest Technologies & Gadgets as it will serve as the gathering place for the leading suppliers and manufacturers to showcase their latest innovation in audio, video and lighting, automobile electronics, personal gadgets, intelligent home appliances, applications, devices, and many more.

The PMA's 2nd Summer Expo Set in Glorietta

The PMA's 2nd Summer Expo Set in Glorietta

The Philippine Marketing Association’s  (PMA) Summer Expo is set this coming March 5 – 7, 2015 at the Activity Area of Glorietta Mall, Makati City.

The Summer Expo is a vehicle that allows participating companies to welcome one of the most awaited seasons in our country with a promotional bang!

A Helpful Go-To Guide to Trade Show Booth Regulations [Infographic]

A Helpful Go-To Guide to Trade Show Booth Regulations [Infographic]

So you're planning to exhibit in a trade show or expo event.

One of the most important parts of  a trade show plan is to know and comply to the rules and regulations of the event venue. Whether your own company will handle the construction of your trade show display or you will get some help from an exhibition booth contractor, have a look to this simple infographic about trade show regulations so you will avoid the tedious unplanned exhibit booth modification on-site:

The Delicious Bakery Fair Philippines 2015

Bakery Fair 2015 Welcome Cake

Last January 30- February 1, the baking industry's much-awaited event of the year is back - the Bakery Fair 2015! Set in the grande World Trade Center Metro Manila, this 8th International Exhibition on Bakery, Confectionery and Foodservice Equipment & Supplies fascinated thousands of baking practitioners, enthusiasts and students.
 “This Bakery Fair showcases the remarkable talent of Filipino bakers and highlights the Asian love of quality bread.
By bringing the premier bakers of the country, we want to emphasize the united culture in the bread we present.  Through competitions, we aim to unveil the best of the best.  In this fair, we also present the innovations of the FCBAI in terms of equipment, processes, and concepts.  We seek to show the world that the Filipino baking industry is taking off.” said by Winston C. Uy, President of Filipino-Chinese Bakery Association, Inc. 
Check out below some of the photos we captured during the 8th FCBAI Bakery Fair:

Upcoming Manila Events in February 2015

Upcoming Manila Events in February 2015

The love month is fast approaching and we have a good line-up of expo events for this year. But first, let's take a look for this month's upcoming expo events and fairs in Metro Manila: 

Graphika Manila 2015

When: January 31, 2015 - February 1, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: SMX Convention Center