SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia- Pasay City-Philippines
ceremonial ribbon cutting
The Philippines gaining global recognition, but all roads at this early seem to lead to the SMX Convention Center , Pasay City for an International Travel Festival scheduled from December 10-11, 2013 .
mascots served as a goodwill ambassador to the guests
The two day exposition got a full swing when some of the top industry players , resort owners, travel and tour companies, remittance centers, banking and financial institution are house into one big exposition.
COOP and BAC -Pasay City
This exhibit promotes urban gardening in Pasay City. The cooperative also promotes organic and herbal plants . It is good to know that the Pasay City government had an environmental program which helps their residents . Since vacant spaces is scare in Pasay, They are also promoting vertical gardening .
herbal plants such as mint, pandan, mayana, variegated oregano , spring onions are planted in a vertical garden setting
And International Travel Festival is certain to emerge, with worldwide service provider Amadeus and the British, Turkish and European chambers of commerce setting the pace for the influx of other Manila and foreign-based global exhibitors in the event.
Ms. Mitch Ballesteros , Ms. Marissa Del Mar ( Buhay OFW program host) and Senator Grace Poe Llamanzares
One of the event highlights is the OPRA awards . An award which gives recognition to outstanding Overseas Filipino Workers in several fields from community projects, entrepreneurship , ethics.
Ms. Vina Morales
Ms. Vina Morales is the business owner of Ystilo Salon
L-R Ms. Mitch Ballesteros, Ms. Vina Morales , Senator Grace Poe Llamazares, Ms. Marissa Del Mar and Ms. Lolly Acosta
Dr. Rodante R. Parutan ( Municipal Health Officer of Pandi, Bulacan ) Ms. Angelica Ligas – OBRA award for Work Ethics
Mr. Norberto Cajada and Ms. Josephine Cajada
She arrived in Hong Kong in 1982 and she joined the Wednesday Catholic group in 1984 . She is this year’s recipient of ” Outstanding Community Builder “
winners of the award
OBRA award stand for Outsanding OFW and Balikbayan Reputation Award. The award started in 2009 on on its fifth year.
after the awarding ceremonies , a cultural presentation was performed
Alicafe Booth– Mr. Christopher Emmanuel P. Bamba ( marketing manager) , Ms. Shiela Marie Caspe, Ms. Marivic Decena and Ms. Mary Ann Lira
Alicafe is one of the new players in the local coffee market. Their booth gave interesting coffee samples and in- house promo for the 2-day period. With every Php 200 single purchase , comes with 1 FREE coffee mug . Their products is available in all leading supermarket chains nationwide.
Unlike other clay in the market, This clay had no toxic effects and had no odor. It can be easily molded into various forms from animals, people and cartoon characters.
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Note: My heartfelt ” Thanks” to Mr. Orly Ballesteros and Ex- LINK Event Management
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