Upcoming Manila Events in January 2017

Upcoming Manila Events in January 2017

While everyone is busy preparing for the Christmas and New Year celebration, in this post let me give you some early heads up to the upcoming Manila events in January 2017! Prepare your pen and mark your calendar to this list:

The 41st IIEE Annual National Convention and 3Expo 2016

IIEE 41st National Annual Convention and 3Expo 2016

The biggest convention for electrical practitioners is back!

Last November 23-26, 2016 happened the 41st IIEE Annual Convention at the SMX Convention Center. The Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. (IIEE) organized the IIEE 2016 with this year's theme "IIEE: Soaring High Towards Globalization".

Upcoming Manila Events in December 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in December 2016

Can you feel the Yuletide Season? In the M.I.C.E. industry, this also serves a great time to celebrate the Christmas holidays with friends and co-workers. Check out these upcoming events in the Metro for the last month of 2016:

PhilConstruct Marks Its 27th Year as the Biggest Construction Expo in the Philippines

PhilConstruct 2016: The Mark for the 27th Year of the Biggest Construction Expo in the Philippines

The much-awaited biggest building and construction show in the country is back!

Celebrating its 27th year - PhilConstruct not only continues its mission to be the annual meeting place for local suppliers and contractors but also extends its service, as more of local and international industry brands joins this 4-day event.  This longest running construction show in the country happened last November 10 - 13, 2016 in SMX Convention Center and World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay City. 

Moreover, HVAC-R, the only air and cooling technology show in the country, is also held on the 2nd floor of SMX Convention Center.

Upcoming Manila Events in November 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in November 2016

The Halloween month is coming. And this November, there is an exciting line-up of events in the Metro! Check out these upcoming expos:  

The Return of ADAS 2016 in Manila

PNP Chief PDG Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa Magazine Cover

Last September 28-30, 2016, the much-anticipated defence focused event of the year - the Asian Defence, Security & Crisis Management Exhibition & Conference or better known as ADAS 2016 - returns in Manila. Hundreds of exhibitors in the military industry, local and international, didn't miss this bigger version of the said event, which happened in World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay City. 

Lots of tall and beautifully designed exhibit stands are built to showcase defence and security products. Check out below the photos we've taken during the second day of ADAS 2016: 

The Festive Philippine International Motor Show 2016

The Festive Philippine International Motor Show 2016

After waiting for two long years, the much awaited 6th CAMPI Philippine International Motor Show set its return last September 14-18, 2016 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

With the theme “Steer The Future”, PIMS 2016 served as a 4-day car exhibition show wherein the 14 major members of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) showcase and launch their best and latest models of four-wheel vehicles and technology in the automotive industry. Below are some of the amazing cars we've seen:

Upcoming Manila Events in October 2016

The "ber" months are here. And we have lots of upcoming events for the tenth month of 2016. Check out these exciting conference, expo and trade shows in the Metro this October:

The Exclusive Mining Philippines 2016 International Conference and Exhibition

Last August 23-25, 2016 at Manila Marriott Hotel happened the much-awaited mining expo in the country - Mining Philippines 2016 International Conference and Exhibition. With the theme "Realizing the potentials of the mining industry in the new regime", this exclusive 3-day mining exposition focuses on the advancement and development to the mining industry in the country under the new government administration. 

This also served as the opportunity for the members of the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines to promote their latest mining products and services. Great looking exhibit booths are spotted as expected.

Upcoming Manila Events in September 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in September 2016

We have lots of events, trade shows and conferences to expect this coming September. If you love attending food, travel or book expos, go check out the list below and don't forget to mark your calendar:

The Exciting Food Experience at the World Food Expo 2016

The much awaited festive food expo in the country - World Food Expo (WOFEX), returns with thousands of exhibitors showcasing their proud line-up of food and beverage products.

This year's WOFEX happened last August 3-6,2016 in the two of the most popular event venues in the Metro - the SMX Convention Center and the World Trade Center Metro Manila. The expo for two venues is focused on two different kinds of buyers. The World Trade Center event is dedicated for traders concentrated for commercial and institutional accounts. While WOFEX Marketplace, which happened in SMX Convention Center, is open to the general public and all the market-ready products on display. As expected, this 4-day big food expo is attended by thousands of expo visitors.

Along with its purpose to connect with the buyers and traders, WOFEX also served as a battleground of the Philippine Culinary Cup, wherein the finest culinary chefs and students from different schools certified by the World Association of Chefs Societies meet. There's also the WOFEX University, wherein the experts in the food and beverage industry did free seminar for those who wants to learn advanced culinary education.

Upcoming Manila Events in August 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in August 2016

Get yourself ready for these exciting conferences, expos and trade shows happening this August. Whether it's for business, food or even comic and toy collections, there's an event for you waiting this month. Mark your calendar so you won't miss any!

The Fun & Exciting Franchise Asia Philippines 2016

Franchise Asia Philippines 2016

The Franchise Asia Philippines is a huge success as thousands of exhibit guests visited the Asia's Biggest 4 in 1 Franchise Event. With the theme "Building Inclusive Growth Amidst a Hypercompetitive World", this world-class franchise expo happened last July, 20-24, 2016 in the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. 

This is a great opportunity for those who plans to open a franchise business, not only in the country but also in Asia. Big and small companies joined to the 2016 edition of Franchise Asia Philippines popular franchise brands including 7-Eleven, Mini Stop, Goldilocks, Phoenix Petroleum, Seaoil, Julie's Bakeshop.

The 5th Travel Madness Expo

The 5th Travel Madness Expo

Last July 8-10, 2016 happened the 5th Travel Madness Expo in SMX Convention Center. Thousands of exhibit guests came to grab chances of many surprising offers by participating exhibitors. Aside from promos and discounts, the event organizers and exhibitors prepared some fun activities to entertain and help the guests forget the tiresome search for good travel deals.

Different tourism boards from Asia joined to invite Filipinos in their country. To name a few, Korea, Japan, Turkey, Singapore and Thailand offer mouth-watering deals for those wants to travel and find new destinations. 

10 Key Elements of Successful Event Planning

This is a guest contribution from writer Boom Rizal.

Any type of event, whether it’s a business conference or a family gathering, require an event planner who will handle most, if not everything, that should be organized and coordinated to make sure that the event is successful. Event planners manage every single detail—from invitations and food to the location and theme of the event. Of all the things that could go wrong, such as delays in food preparation, missing materials or venue cancellation, perhaps the worst that can happen would probably be losing the event planner and not being able to find a suitable replacement in time.

Upcoming Manila Events in July 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in July 2016

It's the seventh month of the year and we're still have great line-up of upcoming events, expos and trade shows in the metro this July 2016, check them out:

Relax And Have A Party: 10 Ideas For Millennials

This is a guest contribution from writer Boom Rizal.

A huge population of Filipino millennials lives in Metro Manila where traffic is horrendous, public places are always crowded, and the entire capital region turns into a furnace in daytime. Going to work is a struggle for young professionals, most of whom are just trying to survive.

If you’re a millennial battling the daily hardships of city living, we salute you. You deserve all the comforts you can afford. Take a breather. Create a no-stress zone at home. Throw a party once in awhile.

Yes, dedicated taxpayer. Let down your hair and have fun with peers. With a little creativity, you can organize a hip event without breaking the bank (or your back). Here are unique tips on how to organize parties for millennials.

Upcoming Manila Events in June 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in June 2016

Summer is over and we're now entering the second half of 2016. Here comes the rainy season!
And in the trade show industry, we have raining set of exciting exhibits, expo, and conference in the Metro. Check out the upcoming events this June 2016:  

The 50 Years of New Zealand and Philippines Trade Fair in Glorietta

50 Years of New Zealand and Philippines Relationship

The New Zealand embassy organized an exhibition that showcased, not only their best food and beverages but also the beautiful travel destinations and educational  in the land of the kiwis. The event happened last May 20-22, 2016 at the Glorietta Activity Center.

“I think the political relationship with our two countries is in excellent shape… In the last five to seven years there has been an enormous increase in people-to-people contact,” Ambassador David Strachan said.

NZ Trade Commissioner for the country, Hernando Banal shares that 15 years ago, not many Filipinos would have known where New Zealand is. When you mention Anchor milk or Anchor butter, they usually connect that to snow-capped mountains, green fields, meadows and the dairy industry to New Zealand. But not today, thanks to kiwi movies, globalization and to the internet, you can get an instant overview to something in few clicks.

1000 Smiles Thailand Festival: An Exciting Weekend in Bonifacio High Street

The Tourism Authority of Thailand in the Philippines celebrated Songkran, the most popular festival in Thailand that marks the beginning of the new solar year and the start of the summer season, with an exciting event entitled the 1000 Smiles Thai Festival on April 15 -17, 2016 at the Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig.

Songkran comes from the Sanskrit word saṃkrānti, which means literally "astrological passage", meaning transformation or change. It is usually celebrated by splashing water at family, friends and passers-by. This Thai celebration symbolizes the washing off of all misfortunes in the past year and welcoming the New Year with a fresh new start.

East Meets West: The Sumptuous Madrid Fusion Manila 2016

Madrid Fusion Manila

Once again, Madrid Fusion Manila is back!

Last April 7-9, 2016, the second installment of the much awaited food exposition successfully happened in the SMX Convention Center. With the theme “The Manila Galleon: East Meets West”, this gastronomical adventure brought the finest and top-rated chefs in one roof, including world renowned Chef Joan Roca, Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa, Chef Leah Cohen and Philippines' pride Chef Tatung Sarthou. 

This year's theme paid tribute and celebrated the 450th anniversary of the Galleon Trade that linked Asia with the Western World.

Upcoming Manila Events in May 2016

It's halfway of the summer season in the Philippines. Just as hot as the weather in the country is also the coming election. But before that, there are great line of trade shows, expos and conventions set in the fifth month of the year, all happening in the metro! Mark your calendar for these upcoming Manila events:

The Exciting 10th Annual Inside RACING Bike Festival & Trade Show

The Exciting 10th Annual InsideRacing Bike Festival & Trade Show

It was just about 9 o'clock in the morning and we're surprised that there's already a sea of motorbikes at the parking area of WTCMM!

No wonder, as thousands of excited motorcycle and scooter enthusiasts and aficionados are in queue during the first day of the much-awaited 10th Annual Inside RACING Magazine bike festival and trade show, happened last April 2-3, 2016 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. This year's tagline "The Big One" perfectly defined this decade-long trade show fest presented by Inside RACING Magazine, which is dubbed as the Philippines' leading and first monthly two-wheel motoring magazine since 2004, because it once again proved that it's the biggest motorcycle trade show, not only in the country but also in Asia.

Uniting Strong Foundations: The Wonderful Worldbex 2016

Uniting Strong Foundations: The Wonderful Worldbex 2016

It's that time of the year wherein almost all the local and international companies in the building and construction industry, unite for one epic exposition. The 21st WORLDBEX was successfully held last March 16-20, 2016 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila.

Under one roof, the Asia's most attended construction exposition is joined by 400 exhibitors in a 376,740 Sq.feet exhibit area. With the theme "Uniting Strong Foundations", the WORLDBEX 2016 strongly showcased the products and services under the said industry from construction equipment, building materials, interior decor items, garden and landscaping tools and accessories, DIY home improvement kits, lighting systems, alternative energy sources.

Upcoming Manila Events in April 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in April 2016

Summer is here in the Philippines! Along with it are hot line-up waiting for exhibit aficionados! Mark your calendar for these exciting upcoming events in the metro!

The Prestigious 6th INAHGEN Congress 2016

The International Animal Health, Genetics and Nutrition Congress & Expo (INAHGEN) is back this year! 

The Philippines’ largest, most comprehensive and most prestigious exhibition and forum returned through the efforts of The Philippine Veterinary Drug Foundation, Inc. (PVDAFI) and the Philippine Swine Industry Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (PSIRDFI), which happened for a three-day event last February 24-26, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. This wide trade show event is dedicated to all the farmers, breeders, feed millers, meat processors, feed ingredient suppliers, animal health products suppliers, farm and slaughter equipment suppliers, package suppliers, agribusiness book and magazine publishers in the country, and of course to all who wants to join the poultry and livestock industry. INAHCO 2016 showcased the latest products, technology and equipment for the agri-business sector.

Upcoming Manila Events in March 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in March 2016

It's the third month of 2016 and we're glad to present to you in this list some powerhouse events are waiting to happen. So get ready your calendar and mark this upcoming events in Metro Manila!

2-in-1 Extravagant Travel Expo: The PTAA 23rd Travel and Tours Expo & Int'l Travel Trade Expo 2016

It's another successful year for the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) 23rd Travel & Tours Expo 2016 as hundreds of thousands of travel aficionados visited this much-awaited travel expo, happened last February 5 to 7, 2016 in SMX Convention Center Pasay City. 

Visitors are able to avail great deals and discounts to travel in and out of the country for competitive price. It's only the first day of the event but the convention center was already crowded by long queue of people excited to the official opening of the said event. 

The PTAA 23rd Travel and Tours Expo is strengthened by the International Travel and Tours Expo 2016 so expo visitors can also look for outside the country travel deals. Moreover, the participating exhibitors also prepared some activities to entertain and excite their guests. Towering and beautiful trade show displays were found showing how festive this event is.

Upcoming Manila Events in February 2016

Upcoming Manila Events in February 2016

It's the love month! And we can witness hearty line-up of exhibits, expos and trade shows in the metro! Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

The Festive ASEAN Tourism Forum 2016

Wonderful Indonesia Trade Show Display (side)

Last January 20-22, 2015, our country hosted the 35th ASEAN Tourism Forum TRAVEX 2016 happened at the SMX Convention Center. About 1000 exhibitors joined the biggest and most wide ASEAN travel expo of the year! Delegates shared their best tourism practices in the South East Asia and other parts of the world. 

"With the theme, One Community for Sustainability, the 35th edition of this forum will launch the new ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan (ATSP) 2016 – 2020..." said by the Secretary of Tourism, Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr.

Upcoming Manila Events in January 2016

It's a new year and we have exciting lineup of events in the metro! Check out the list below: