Industry Insights: Hotel Suppliers Show

GLOBAL-LINK, CFIP, AND CCIP’S THREE BACK-TO-BACK SHOWS A SUCCESS

Last September 21 to 23, 2017, the country witnessed a union of hospitality, green technology and beauty at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

The Hotel Suppliers Show, Green Philippines Expo, and Beauty & Wellness Manila have collaborated in making one massive showcase for industry decision makers and stakeholders.

These three shows were organized by the Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines Inc. (CFIP), Global-Link Exhibitions Specialist Inc. (GESI), and Chamber of Cosmetics Industry of the Philippines (CCIP).

More than 11,000 trade visitors came during the 3-day duration of the co-located events. “This year’s show has definitely surpassed its own record in terms of size and number of exhibitors for the past years,” said Patrick Lawrence Tan, CEO of Global-Link Exhibitions Specialist Inc.. “Collaborating with CFIP and CCIP has opened more networking opportunities for local distributors and exporters such as the exhibitors of Hotel Suppliers Show,” he added. The joint opening ceremony of the three shows were attended by distinct government officials, association presidents and foreign chamber representatives including Usec. Alma Rita Jimenez (Department of Tourism – Tourism Regulation, Coordination & Resource Generation (TRCRG)), Mr. Domingo Yap (President of Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.), Mr. Barry Paulino (Executive Director of Philippine Constructors Association), Mr. Jeffrey Sosa (President of Philippine Association of Building Administrators), IDr. Lilia de Jesus (National President of Philippine Institute of Interior Designers), Mr. Siliman Sy (President of Chamber of Cosmetics Industry of the Philippines), Ms. Evangeline Orejola (President of Chamber of Herbal Industries of the Philippines), Ms. Catherine Brillantes-Turvill (President of Spa and Wellness Professionals), Mr. Michael William Turvill (Chairman of the Board for Spa and Wellness Professionals), Engr. Abner Pahilanga (President of Philippine Society of Plumbing Engineers), Engr. Leandro Conti (President of Philippine Society of Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigerating Engineers), Mr. Willy Go (President of Philippine Plastics Industry Association) and many more.

Aside from more than 250 exhibiting suppliers and manufacturers representing over 400 brands, the shows offered a variety of knowledge-filled activities and demonstrations for all guests. HSS brought international speakers for various seminars namely Cecile Poignant, international trend forecaster from France, and Matteo Grigolini, Italian industry market researcher, to discuss the latest trends in the hospitality and furniture industries. HSS also partnered with the Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) to hold a Continuing Professional Development Conference on the last day of the show which was attended by more than 150 delegates. “We promised to bring you a show that will showcase the best of each industry and we came through. We are very proud to have worked with our co-organizers and supporting organizations. This is truly a humbling experience,” said Patrick Lawrence Tan. “See you all next year, September 20 – 22.”

For interested exhibitors and more information on the shows, please contact the organizer, Global-Link Exhibitions Specialist, Inc. at (02) 893-7973 or email info@gesi.com.ph. Follow their facebook and instagram pages: @HotelSuppliersShow and visit their website: http://www.gesi.com.ph/hotelshow

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