Entrance arch to MAMARE’09 at World Trade Center
The Manila Aqua Marine & Aquatic Resources Exposition (MAMARE’09), in corporation with Agri–Aqua Network International (AANI) Inc., Ating Alamin by Gerry Geronimo and supported by Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), 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 was pleased to to organized the FIRST Philippine Marine and Aquatic Benefit Trade show called “Manila Aqua Marine and Aquatic Resources Exposition (MAMARE ‘09) last August 20-23, 2009 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City with the theme “Sustaining the Philippines as the Crown Jewel of Marine Biodiversity in the Entire Planet.”
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 industry’s definitive platform for the latest in the marine and aquatic sector. An industry first – MAMARE 2009 showcased 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 was 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. As part of the opening day activities selected government organizations 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 was 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 beneficiaries of MAMARE’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’09 on August 23 – former president Fidel V. Ramos went to the expo site at around 4p.m. He 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 invite for next year’s MAMARE 2010
Event: The Manila Aqua Marine & Aquatic Resources Exposition (MAMARE ‘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