Friday, March 31, 2017

Media Sneak peek of Manila Fame 2017.

Earlier today, I attended the media sneak peek of Manila Fame 2017. I've been to Manila Fame once back in 2015


Manila Fame is a bi-annual business sourcing platform of export ready and finely crafted furniture and home furnishings, holiday gifts and decor, and fashion accessories. With a wide array of products brandishing Philippine craftsmanship at its best selections of products and eight show scenography, the 65th edition of Manila FAME will open its doors to international trade buyers on April 21-23, 2017 at the World Trade Center, Metro Manila.

The Center for International Trade expositions and Missions (CITEM), the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DRI) is the proud organizer of the Manila FAME --- the second longest-running trade show in the Asia-Pacific, and the only trade event in the Philippines approved by Union des Foires Internationales, a Paris-based association of trade fair organizers founded 90 years ago in Italy. 






The Panelists with CITEM Executive Directior Clayton Tugonon (middle)

-Ramon "Mon" Pabillion, product specialist assistant of the Great Women 2 participants together with PJ Aranador. 

- Maria Rita "Rhea" Matute, Executive Director of Design Center of the Philippines.

- Sir Clayton Tugonon, newly appointed Executive Director of CITEM.

- Stephen Buni, design consultant for the Design of the Philippines.

- Redemptor "Dem" Bitantes, product development and design consultant f A. Garcia Crafts. 




Carlo Delantar - Nature's legacy eximport inc.
Eugenio Fabregas - Philippine Treasures

Carol  Balbuena - Basket and Weaves Handicrafts Manufacturing

Crisanto Venzo - Venzob Lighting




Judith Madarang - Maze ManufacturingCo. Inc.

Marichu Legaspi - Kilus Foundation 

Maco Custodio 

"There are a lot of materials in the Philippines that are never utilize. Let's bring back the glory days of being called as Milan of Asia". -- Clayton Tugonon

Some of the expected exhibitors this year:

Maco Custodio


Kilus Foundation and Multipurpose Cooperative

Philippine Treasures

Basket and Weaves



Venzon Lighting Manufacturing



Maze Manufacturing Co., Inc. 






Prado Filipino Artisans



Natural Carpet Industries

Nature's Legacy Eximport Inc.,

More than 300 local micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are expected to showcase the distinct Philippine design and craftsmanship in the 65th edition of Manila FAME. 

The three day fair will create more opportunities for Philippines companies to leverage on the booming global market for design services, and architectural and interior contract market in the real estate and tourism industry.


Details:

What: Manila Fame 2017

When: April 21 to 23, 2017

Where: World Trade Center, Gil Puyat Ave. Extension cor. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City, Manila

Website: http://www.manilafame.com/











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