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8 Reasons to Visit WorldBex 2017

WorldBex 2017 is one of the biggest construction , architecture and supplies trade show in the country. The event started with an impressive opening ceremonies held last March 15, 2017 at the iconic World Trade Center ,  PTTC and SMX Convention Center in Pasay City , Metro Manila.

World Trade Center

Every year, there is an estimated between 90,000 to 120,000 people who visits this annual show. Due to limited time, The author was only able to visit WTC and PTTC . There was a shuttle service provided by the organizer. The annual trade exhibit would attract more than 1,000 booth . More than 60% are Filipino owned companies and about 40% are Foreign Multi-National companies .

L-R Jill Ang (Managing Director, WSI); Albert Fan (Manager, Taiwan Trade Center); Nizelle Sy (Representative, French Embassy); Henry Lee (President, Philippine Hardware Association); Benjamin Ziga (1st Secretary, Czech Republic Embassy); Rene Ramos (Director of WSI); Sewwandi De Silva (2nd Secretary, Embassy of Sri Lanka); Joseph Ang (Founding Chairman, WSI);Khanka Nit (Commercial Councilor, Thai Embassy); Sec. Mark Villar (DPWH) ; Kok Li Peng (Ambassador of Singapore); Usec. Ruth Castelo (DTI); Dir. Nick Ni Teco (Taiwan Economic Cultural Office); Senate Secretary Atty. Lutgardo Barbo representing Sen. Koko Pimentel; Archt. Francisco Flameno (Executive Director WSI); Daniel Ching (VP-External Affairs); IDr. Tessa Prieto-Valdez; Hero Yu (PESA President); Levi Ang (Co-Founder, WSI); Tessie Roque (Director, WSI); Stephen Wong (President of PHFI); IDr. Archt. Rogelio Caringal; Marjorie Aguinaldo-Muñoz; JR Ang (Marketing Director, WSI) Photo courtesy : WorldBex2017

Here are the 8 Reasons to Visit WorldBex 2017

8. Sustainable Forest Management –Arctic Forest Products had been in the country for several years , The company uses sustainable forest products which are harvested at the average age of 70 years for high density (hard texture) and beautiful wood grain in Finland . This is just one of the companies which exhibit their sustainable forest timber products at the expo.

Address: 22 Tandang Sora Ave., Brgy. Sangandaan
Quezon City 1116, Philippines
Telefax :       (02) 453-7746
Telephone:   (02) 453-0367
Mobile : (+63) 917-824-9878
Email : infoarcticforestproductsinc@gmail.com

Websitehttp://www.arcticfp.com/

7. Myriad of Colors -This is an example of a colorful booth , This is not surprising coming from a paint company.

6. Creative Arts –Prado is an example of Filipino Artisan is a world renowned manufacturer / exporter of hand crafted home and garden décor, lighting and furniture.

Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/pradofilartisans/

Address: Greenwood Executive Village, Cainta , Rizal province

+63 8802528

5.Technology – There are a lot of innovative technologies to be seen at the event . There are also daily lectures and talk from leaders within the industry .

4. Cosplayer and Mascot – There are a lot of exciting , mascot which attracts the crowd

3. International Companies -Several international companies made their present at the trade fair.

2. Interior Design and Concept -Stylish , Modern and Chic designs are also exhibited at the PTTC building , They are designed by well-known architect, interior designers and professional companies.

Akari Lighting 

1.Sales and Promos – There are a lot of companies which offered a limited sales and promos . Since this is a trade show event , Visitor should not come home empty handed.

WorldBex 2017 is open from 10:00am to 8:00pm until March 19, 2017 Sunday

Note: the author pre-registered few weeks ago at the website . Walk-ins are accepted and proper dress code must be observe.

APEC 2015 magnificent landscape at MOA ARENA

SM Mall of Asia -Arena , Pasay City -Philippines

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SM Mall of Asia Arena- 2nd floor area leading to VIP lounge

(photos courtesy of Mr. Jaime Chua and Ms. Myrna Allen) 

APEC 2015 had made its conclusion and world leaders had started leaving the country since yesterday . Some people wonder who were the creative team behind the magnificent landscape of live plants , flower arrangement and different displays at the SM Mall of Asia- Arena .

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beach huts added accents to this magnificent landscape

According to my landscaper friends, They were chosen by the organizers of APEC 2015 convention team in charge with SM Mall of Asia- Arena where the world leaders were given a warm reception and dinner last Wednesday  .

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tropical foliage plants, Alcantarea odorata  and Platycerium coronarium 

The concept was done by Mr. Ponce Veredinao  and executed Mr. Oscar Villanueva, Mr. Ram Oplas, Mr. Bienvenido Haro and Mr. Jaime Chua who is from Cebu .

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tree ferns, bromeliads , ferns and anahaw palms 

It took their team 2 days to finish the landscape , which they have to take live plants like  anahaw (Saribus rotundifolius ) ,  Alcantarea imperialis ,Alcantarea odorata cycads , ferns , bromeliads , bamboo , aglaonemas , tree ferns,  platycerium among others.

local furniture and products were also part of the magnificent display

They also included indigenous materials from different provinces to complement the garden style setting .

local furnitures and home decors were also part of the design

It was their privilege and honor that they were entrusted to do the landscaping of SM Mall of Asia- Arena where the “Welcome ” dinner and cultural show was held.

large anahaw palms

They had to bring large trucks and hire several workers to haul the big plants and to finish entire landscape jobs. They used the freight elevator , climb the stairs to carry all the plants and accents at the venue place which is hard work for everyone.

vertical garden using ferns and Platycerium coronarium

They are also very happy when foreign guests and local visitors marvel at their landscape jobs.

Contact Person:

Mr. Jaime Chua – ( 09173201392 )

 

Agrilink 2015 Highlights

World Trade Center, Pasay City -Philippines

Agrilink 2015 , the country’s longest agriculture, fisheries , livestock , food sector. The 3-day event started with the ribbon cutting ceremonies by Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala. This year’s theme: Regional Agribusiness Development : Cornerstone for Inclusive Growth .

East West Seed Corporation

Website: http://www.eastwestseed.com/philippines/en/index.php

Facebook Page: EastWest Seed Company

Unlike other trade shows, There is no entrance fees – however due to the high volume of foot traffic at the iconic World Trade Center , It is advisable to pre-register several months or weeks prior to coming to the event as long lines at the lobby .

Allied Botanical Corporation

Simply called ABC or Allied Botanical Corporation. This company is among the largest distributor of quality brand condor seeds, annuals, herbs and fertilizer brands like Osmocote , Peters and Klasmann

Website: http://www.alliedbotanical.com/

Trade Fairs opens from 8:30am until past 5:30pm

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/agrilinkPH

Try or call 09175888799 or email frld.agrilink@gmail.com.

Visitors can also pre-register their attendance through http://www.agrilink.org

Note: I suggest people visiting the trade show to be extra cautious in handling their belongings, there are report of pickpocket incidents .

TV 5 Launches ” Bilang Pilipino 2016″ – It is the Fastest, Most Comprehensive , Election coverage over all platform

Marriot Hotel Grand Ballroom , Pasay City – Philippines

pretty usherettes greet guests

TV channel 5 together with partners media

TV 5 together with its partner organizations, universities , mobile,  print , digital media , bloggers , PLDT, Cignal cable , SMART, Philippine Star, Business World, Bloomberg Philippines, InterAksyon.com, Radyo Singko among others launched its election coverage campaign , promising unparalleled engagement with Filipino voters via data driven content.

Pamantasan ng Lunsod ng Maynila, University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines, Far Eastern University and Ateneo de Manila were among the top schools and universities that are included as partner schools

Dr. Micheal Alba- President of Far Eastern University

L-R Atty. Rod Nepumuceno ( Bloomberg Philippines )  together with Mr. Lourd de Veyra, Ms. Grace Lee and Ms. Chiqui Roa-Puno

TV 5 News and Current Affairs 

“Beyond the broadest audience of TV5 and Radyo Singko, #BilangPilipino will reach more than 75 million PLDT, Smart, Sun and TnT subscribers, more than 11.2 million combined fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter, the millions of registered mobile users empowered over Voyager’s free-data Safezone community.”

Data-Driven

News 5 Head Ms. Luchi Cruz-Valdes promised ” the fastest , deepest , and most credible election coverage ”

With technology partners PLDT Alpha, Voyager, and Talas, Bilang Pilipino 2016 will be mounted in cooperation with, among others, Comelec, Namfrel, PPCRV, CBCP and other  partners like Makati Business Club , Social Weather Station, Philippine Business for Social Progress, Philippine Chamber of Business Commerce and Industry .

Mr. Jun Sabayton and Mr. Lourd de Veyra

B.A.Y.A.W for President  or known as Bagong Alyansang Ayaw sa Walang Hiya platform.

The campaign is a political satire with a TV documentary featuring Mr. Jun Sabayton featuring the election situations through humor and slapstick comedy.

Website: http://bayaw.ph/

“‘Bilang‘ means a number of things, and ” Bilang Pilipino”  signals three things about our coverage: First, it speaks to our content. It will be heavy not just with facts, but with numbers. ‘Bilang’ commits us to data-driven content so we can assure our audience of reliable information and insights.

President and CEO Mr. Noel Lorenzana together with Mr. Manuel V. Pangilinan

CEO and President Mr. Noel Lorenzana underscored the seamless, deep and wide partnership for content that “will be amplified by the unparalleled reach afforded by our technology and platform partners.

Yamaha Technician Grand Prix -Philippines

Music Hall , SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City- Philippines

Music Hall

Yamaha Motor Philippines Incorporated. plans to rev the hearts of many through the first -ever Technician Grand Prix in the Philippines. bearing the tagline ” Making a Difference in the Race for Service Excellence ” , The TGP poses a great challenge to Yamaha Technical Academy technicians to show off what they have learned and become the best in their fields .

The competition is joined by certified YTA technicians with  minimum level of YTA silver who is a regular employee with at least a year of work experience in Yamaha 3S shops. The mood is very festive with on the spot raffle , Yamaha Motor membership booth , friendly sales staffs . I even won some Yamaha backpack bags ! Yippie!!!!!

The regional TPG was held last November 2013 simultaneously done at the Yamaha head office in LIMA Technology Center and Yamaha Cebu Sales office, garnering a total of 67 participants.

Yamaha- Philippines 10 finalists

 From there , only 10 advanced to the national competition . These finalists received a plaque of recognition plus Php 3,00 worth of Yamaha apparels and other items.

L-R Mr. Vince Alquizalas, Mr. Yukio Fukada, Mr. Tomoyoshi Inoue and Mr. Sam Macapulay

The technical crew competed in Three categories : Written Examination , Salesmanship and the last one is the Technical Trouble-Shooting of motorcycle parts for the National finals .

The grand winner will take home a trophy, a motorcycle unit and will be our country’s representative for the WTGP 2014 in Japan.

2014 National finalists includes Mr. Edwin Aranguren from Misamis Oriental, Mr. Noel Bigay from San Pedro , Laguna, Mr. Conrado Bucar , Mandaue-Cebu , Mr. Joel Hidalgo- Pasig , Metro Manila ,  , Mr. Arpee Obina -Rosario, Cavite, Mr. Wilfredo Perez- Balayan , Batangas, Mr. Jade Pondar -Trans Cycle , Ozamiz , Misamis Occidental , Mr. Ramel Realin – UEMi , Urdaneta , Pangasinan , Mr. Calvin Kenneth Tan , Malabon, Metro Manila and Mr. Wilson Torres – Lemery, Batangas

There are about 5,000 participants in the World Technicians Grand Prix in Japan with 2 categories small motorcycles units and big motorcycle unit.

brand new Yamaha motorcycle awaits the National Grand Prix winner

The winner of the Philippine leg elimination will also win a Yamaha motorcycle , trip to Japan and some bragging rights.

Yamaha Motor Philippines Inc. : http://www.yamaha-motor.com.ph/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ph.yamaha

Superman-Man of Steel :Defender of the Earth exhibit and movie launching

SM Mall of Asia- Atrium , Pasay City-Philippines

poster of Superman exhibit : Defender of  the Earth

Pacific Licensing Studio in partnership with SM Mall of Asia, Toy Convention organizers, Nestle -PhilippinesWarner Brothers Consumer Products  and Superman enthusiasts  from all over the country launches  an exhibit and media launching at the atrium area of SM Mall of Asia.

SM Mall of Asia atrium

The atrium area is jam-packed with participants , hobbyists , students , franchise owners , bloggers and media personalities

Superman T-shirt for sale

One of the most in demand  merchandize  are the T-shirts. People from all walks of life would collect limited edition of Superman t-shirts  .

Superman Axis Watch

Axis Watch -Philippines in line with the special occasion,  released a limited  300 pieces Superman edition.  The watch is being sold at a discounted special rate of Php 7,290 while the regular price is said to fetch at around Php 12,000

More than 100 pieces had already been reserved and bought by collectors and enthusiasts  .

Axis Watch : http://www.axiswatches.com/

Superman  toy figurines , comics and cards

Pacific Licensing Studio : http://www.pacificlicensing.com/

Superman toy exhibit

This superman toy and comic exhibit from the personal collection of Mr. Jeffrey Quillope , Mae / Tochi Pimping and Mr. Jeffrey Velasquez

Warner Brother Consumer and Pacific Licensing executives

Mr. Show Suzuki

Superman

Mr. Azrael Coladilla

Mr. Coladilla invited everyone to join the upcoming Toy Convention to be held at SM Megatrade Hall from June 14 , 15 and 16, 2013.

Website: http://azraelsmerryland.blogspot.com/

Philippine All Stars

The Philippine hip-hop dance group. They won the 2006 and 2008. They performed during the launch

There are games, on the spot raffle, fashion show and photo opportunities.  and the organizers gave away four limited edition Superman Axis watches and a DeVant LCD Television via on the spot raffle.

The organizers gave away four limited edition Superman Axis watches and a DeVant LCD TV. T – See more at: http://www.nognoginthecity.com/2013/06/12/planet-krypton-explodes/#sthash.tjplhUme.dpuf
The organizers gave away four limited edition Superman Axis watches and a DeVant LCD TV. T – See more at: http://www.nognoginthecity.com/2013/06/12/planet-krypton-explodes/#sthash.tjplhUme.dpuf

Mr. IC Mendoza

Mr. IC Mendoza covered the event for TV channel 5

group picture of Superman impersonator/ cosplayer  with GMA channel 7 reporter and crews

group picture of Pacific Licensing Company, Warner Brother Consumer and SM executives.

Superman exhibit at SM Mall of Asia -atrium will run until June 16, 2013 . Try to catch the Superman movie on June 12, 2013 nationwide !

Aliwan 2012

The 10th Aliwan Fiesta 2012 was announced by Manila Broadcasting Company and Star City  in cooperation with City of Manila and Pasay with television coverage of TV channel 5 and major television network across the country. Aside from the street dancing and crowning of beauty queen there is also a flea market bazaar showcasing the different products in different regions of the country.

This year’s theme : Makiisa, makisaya — pista’y narito na!

poster of the vent intended for commercial advertiser

April 12 – Pasakalye Dance Competition / Flea market
April 13 – Aliwan Fiesta Festival Queen (Pre-Pageant Competition)
April 14 – Aliwan Fiesta Street dancing Competition, Float Competition and Beauty pageant

for more information pls visit this link:

http://www.manilabroadcasting.com/