Manila Aqua Marine and Aquatic Resources Expo 2009

Entrance arch to MAMARE’09 at World Trade Center

The Manila Aqua Marine & Aquatic Resources Exposition (MAMAREā€™09), in corporation with Agriā€“Aqua Network International (AANI) Inc., Ating Alamin by Gerry Geronimo and supported by Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR),Ā  Department of Education Culture and Sports ( DEPED), Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Navy , Department of Transportation and Communication , office of the Vice-President , Enchanted Kingdom , CHED .

Philippine Coast Guard exhibit booth

Lotty Events Management wasĀ  pleased to to organizedĀ  the FIRST Philippine Marine and Aquatic Benefit Trade show called ā€œManila Aqua Marine and Aquatic Resources Exposition (MAMARE ā€˜09) lastĀ  August 20-23, 2009 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City with the theme ā€œSustaining the Philippines as the Crown Jewel of Marine Biodiversity in the Entire Planet.ā€


The benefit trade show is the most significant gathering of marine & aquatic environmentalists, celebrities and artists, GOs & NGOs for marine preservation and conservation, water sports enthusiasts, manufacturers and business practitioners from the Philippines and overseas.

The country’s long coastline and millions of people which depend on marine resources for their livelihood . It is very important to save and preserve whatever the government and private sector resources in these vanishing natural heritage.

It is a strategic extension of the industryā€™s definitive platform for the latest in the marine and aquatic sector. An industry first ā€“ MAMARE 2009Ā  showcasedĀ  innovations and latest technologies in the maritime industry (commercial marine and government agencies), sports & recreation, hobbies, fashion, food, art, schools, tourism, shipping etc. Business opportunities lectures in aquaculture and mariculture, seminars on marine lifestyles best practices wasĀ  conducted by experts.

Vice-president Noli De Castro received a framed Philippine marine life on stamps

Last August 20 , Vice president Noli ” Kabayan” De Castro , together with Ms. Christy Ramos- Jalasco , Mr. Kim Atienza opened the event.Ā  As part of the opening day activities selected governmentĀ  organizationsĀ  and NGO partners were solicited message of support by the event organizers.

Mr. Kim Atienza popular television host ( Matanglawin) of ABS-CBN channel 2 with the event organizers and Philippine Coast Guard officers.

Marine & Aquatic Advocacy Contests and Aqua Art Demo wasĀ  open for students. Entertainment, fashion and ramp modeling shows will also be highlighted during the exposition. The Bantay Dagat Program of ABS-CBN Foundation was one of the beneficiariesĀ  of MAMAREā€™09. Proceeds from the event will be directed to the nationwide programs of marine preservation and conservation of Bantay Dagat and the community of Pola in Mindoro.

At the end of MAMARE’09Ā  on August 23 – former president Fidel V. Ramos went to the expo site at around 4p.m.Ā  HeĀ  congratulated everyone who had participated in the event. His brief but meaningful speech delighted everyone in the jam-packed activity area.

former President Fidel V. Ramos received a framed stamps from the organizers

He was later presented a framed stamps which featured Philippine marine biodiversity and a portrait by the event organizers and manager . According to the former president , He collected stamps and treasured the framed stamps given to him as a token of gratitude.

At the end of the event, the organizers congratulated everyone who participated the expo and promised to inviteĀ  for next year’s MAMARE 2010

Event: The Manila Aqua Marine & Aquatic Resources Exposition (MAMARE ā€˜09)

Event Manager: Lotty Events Management at (632) 391-3461, 391-3474, fax (632) 311-1488

When: August 20- 23, 2009

Where: World Trade Center, 2/F WTCMM Building, Gil Puyat Ave. Ext. cor. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City.

Tel: (02) 551-5151, 391-3461/3474

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