Following the success of its first series in 2013, the second edition of the Philippine Small & Medium Enterprise Business Expo 2014 (PhilSME) took the center stage on November 21-23, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
With the tagline ‘Boost Your Business,’ PhilSME is the largest trade event dedicated to the ASEAN SME Community in the Philippines. This 3-day show was all about the 2014 latest innovations and current trends in the industry to nurture growth opportunities in the Philippines and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
With over 250 exhibiting companies and estimated 20,000 visitors, the 3-day exhibition is packed with variety of products, services and technological solutions. It also featured workshops, knowledgeable seminars and networking opportunities.
“The event creates a venue for local and international buyers and suppliers to collaborate and network with each other and take the opportunity to be exposed to a full range of products and services from various industries, increase industry knowledge and engage in ground-breaking discussions and partnerships”, says MediaCom Solutions Inc. CEO and PhilSME founder & managing director, David Abrenilla.
One of the highlights of the event is PhilSME Business Conference 2014, an industry gathering that provided attendees unique opportunities from influential experts of various business sectors. An array of the most current trends, topics, and researches in business is presented.
The exhibiting industries in the PhilSME ranges from direct selling, technology and innovation, agriculture businesses, fast food and restaurant concepts, beverage and confectionery, to general merchandise and retail, hotels, salons, spas and gyms, malls, office furniture, machineries and supplies, bar, café and coffee shops, among others.