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Manila FAME turns 60

Manila FAME turns 60 Posted on October 17, 2014Leave a comment

Mark Ontoy is a Creative Director, Digital Marketer, and founder of BKMRK based in the Philippines.

Manila FAME, the country’s premier design and lifestyle event, once again unveils the modern Filipino’s design sensibility and brings together promising talents and seasoned artisans all under one roof in its 60th edition at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex.

Each edition of Manila FAME features various programs aiming to position the Philippines as an ideal sourcing hub of finely crafted products for the local and global market. Among the event highlights this October are Design Philippines Scenography, ‘Be Our Guest’: A Table Accessories Showcase, Manila Wear, NeoTextiles Philippines, Red Box (Home), OTOP Marketplace, International Hall, and Modernizing the Masters.

Manila FAME is one of the longest running trade shows in the Asia Pacific, and is the only trade event in the country approved by the Union des Foires Internationales (UFI), the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. It is organized by CITEM, the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

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A very creative artworks by artists from Tacloban, these are made of Paper Clay.

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A furniture set-up made of Bamboo.

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A very intricate hand-made accessories and clutch bags made by Elizabeth Payte from Parañaque.

This edition of Manila FAME, the International Hall features more exhibitors of home and fashion from Asia and the Pacific, who will present their brand of creativity and skillful workmanship. Trade buyers from the Philippines and overseas who regularly come to Manila FAME will find a wider variety of products to source. Participating countries are Australia, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Taiwan.

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Indonesian Legal Wood

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From local to international artists, we can say that Filipino artists can truly stand out and create high quality products that we can offer worldwide.

Come and visit Manila FAME and support our creative Filipino artists! This event will be until October 19, 2014.

See you there!

BOOKMARK!

Mark Ontoy is a Creative Director, Digital Marketer, and founder of BKMRK based in the Philippines.

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