Travel Photo Expo 2013 at SM North EDSA

 The Block , SM- North EDSA, Quezon City-Philippines

Mr. Chito Vecina, president of Travel Foto Explorer; together with Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte;  ABS-CBN vice president for news & internal affairs Charie Villa; publisher of i-Mag Photography magazine, Neil Garcia; Canon Philippines president Allan Chng, and SM Communications VP Millie Dizon will be at the opening of the event.

The exhibit willl have product displays, photo shoots and workshops conducted by different masters of photography. Workshops will be conducted by Nix Taytay (Basic Photography), Kyle Stanley, (Lightroom Techniques), Nelwin Uy (Wedding Destination), Ibarra Deri, (Portrait Photography), Mark Floro (Advertising Photography) and Raymond Cruz (Landscape Photography).

At the Expo the photo contest winners of “Beyond Travel Photography” People’s and Judges’ Choice will be awarded on Oct. 5.  First place winner Robert Marrel Dela Vega under the People’s Choice category will be featured in i-Mag Photography magazine and Manila Bulletin’s “Picture Perfect” section. Robert Marrel Dela Vega will also be given a photo exhibit slot in the event and a 2TB Seagate External HD. Meanwhile second to fifth place winners Alberto Andone Jr., Melanio Mejarito, Ramon Jacktong and Raymund Silla, respectively, are also entitled to receive a photo exhibit slot that will be displayed all throughout the event. Under the Judges’ Choice award, first place winner was won by Orly Punzalan. Second to fifth place was won by Irvinne Redor, Sandra Ledesma, Lhor Santillan, Jun Garcia, Antonio Rojas, Lindy Barbosa and Winston Wayne, accordingly

The Travel Photo Expo 2013 is set for Oct. 1 to 5 at SM The Block North Edsa..


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Wazzup Pilipinas: Ang Pambansang BLOG ng Pilipinas- Wins as Top 10 Emerging Influencial Blogs of 2013 !!!

I would like to extend the congratulations to all the members of Wazzup Pilipinas  and Mr. Ross Del Rosario

The community blog formed together by a group of bloggers for the Filipino ” lakwatseros'” , gimikeros” , ” lagaristas” , “bulakbols”  . It is a term for the socially active individuals.

The community blog was awarded at the recent 2nd Digital Influencers Marketing Summit at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City last September 21, 2013.

Some of the notable accomplishments include partnership with government agencies like the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) of the Department of Tourism (DOT),  Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), and even Malacanang agreed that we can repost their press releases released by the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office and the Office of the President. According to The Official Gazette webteam, Usec. Manuel L. Quezon said that they could include us in their Daylight dissemination list, while Usec. Abigail Valte agreed to include us also in their dissemination list for statements from the Office of the Presidential Spokesperson.

Wazzup Pilipinas also partnered with several events and organizations as their official online media partner namely WU Fest 2013, UP JMA ADHOC : Seek Avidity, 34th Manila International Book Fair, EduCare : A Young Child Conference, National Conference on language and Literature, Raket Market, Baby Expo 2013, Dutdutan Trece, The Best of Anime 2013, 2nd Laguna Blogging Summit, Mabuhay Restop,   The Manila Collectibles  and many other events and organizations too many to mention.

Mr. Ross Del Rosario at the Mabuhay Restop

Wazzup Pilipinas has also currently maintained a staggering number of page views reaching a peak of more than 18,000+ on a single day and an average of 4,000+ daily views. (The statistics improves everyday so this may no longer be the actual data after a few days).

Many requests for event invites have been accumulating on its email and Facebook accounts thus there is really the need to now delegate the event participation tasks to correspondents all willing to contribute for the Wazzup Pilipinas blog.

Mr. Ross Del Rosario holding the certificate of recognition

The number of correspondents contributing to the Wazzup Pilipinas blog has even reached the maximum number as can be allowed by the blogging platform. Correspondents consist of both professional and leisure bloggers with a wide range of demographics. MORE Power to all the writers, contributors , event managers , PR’s . Hope the group will get more projects !



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