July 31, 2009

Local and International F & B Firms All Set for WOFEX 2009

The finest food and beverage (F & B) industry players, as well as representatives of allied services from here and abroad will again showcase their latest products and services at the 9th International Exposition on Worldwide Food and Beverage, Technology, and Machinery (WOFEX 2009) to be held on August 5 – 8, 2009 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

Dubbed as “The Ultimate Food Show Experience”, WOFEX 2009, organized by Premier Events Plus Group, Inc., will showcase the newest technologies, trends, products, and services in food preparation, storage and packaging, presentation and more. The annual event continues to co-locate events that bring together all segments of the food and beverage industry and allied industries.

Baker's Fair showcases different baked products, confectionaries, ingredients, and bakery equipment. Baking demonstrations are lined-up to provide this growth market up-to-date know how of the latest technologies and techniques.

Foodmatch Expo, on the other hand, brings in the various process and manufacturing machinery, providing solutions to the needs of the food & beverage industry. At Foodmatch Expo, the latest technologies in manufacturing, processing, packaging, handling, kitchen equipment, and other food service equipment will be on display for both commercial and industrial applications.

Taste Expo will highlight the culinary skills of the Filipino chefs and big prizes are at stake plus the prestige of being adjudged as the best by some of the most prominent experts in the field.

And last, the World Food Summit is a series of seminars and workshops that serves as forum for the dissemination of cutting-edge technologies and industry trends. The summit offers well-conceptualized seminars on different sectors of the F & B industry such as restaurants, manufacturing, supermarket, bakery, catering, and others.

The four-day event will be filled with numerous activities such cooking and baking demos, cake decoration competition, product demonstration, barista competition, flare tending exhibition, and seminars to help restauranteurs, managers, and aspiring entrepreneurs know how to improve and expand their business.

WOFEX 2009 is sponsored by Petron Gasul, Sun Cellular, KLG International, Inc., Foodservice Division, Gomeco Metal Corporation, Multi-Mach International, Inc., Cosmic Chemical Corporation, Sunbest, Minami Tsushow Co. Ltd., Tefal, JIMAC, Inc., Joe Kuan Food Corporation, The Philippine Star, Business Mirror, Cook Magazine, Flavors Magazine, Philippine Graphic, and F & B World Magazine

For more information about the World Food Expo 2009, contact Premier Events Plus Group, Inc., at (632) 9297963, 9297993, 4269603, 4364209, 4364898, email info@pepgroup.com, or visit their website, http://www.pepgroup.com

July 21, 2009

Southern Manila Wedding Suppliers Took Center Stage at Second Southern Bridal Show

Numerous wedding suppliers from Southern Manila were once again given the chance to showcased their products and services at the Second Southern Bridal Show – A Wedding Festival held last May 29 – 31, 2009 at the Activity Center and Mini Trade Hall of Festival Supermall in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

Presented by Festival Supermall, Filinvest Land, Inc., and Filicity, the event aims to present the best wedding products and services from Paranaque, Muntinlupa, and Las Piñas City, (which comprise Southern Manila) and nearby provinces of Southern Luzon. According to Ms. Rose Nuqui, Marketing Manager for Filinvest Alabang,Inc., there are several bridal fairs in the northern part of the metro but none in the south. As such, they decided to stage the Southern Bridal Show to promote the various wedding suppliers that are based in Southern Manila.

During the three-day wedding fair, the latest bridal collections of local bridal couturiers Bill Calubaquib, Jonathan Pagaduan, Serge Jimenez, and Ines Juni were showcased on the runway. Soon-to-wed couples were serenaded by Mr. Vince Camua with songs from his debut album, 'Spells of a Young Crooner'. Lucky couples who attended the event won free pre-nuptial photo shoots, honeymoon packages, and other prizes courtesy of the event sponsors and exhibitors.

The Second Southern Bridal Show – A Wedding Festival is organized by Philtrade Exhibits and sponsored by Department of Tourism, Fernbrook Gardens, Likha Events and Catering Services, The Philippine Star, Kasal.com, Philippine Graphic, and Business Mirror.

Second Southern Bridal Show – A Wedding Festival
List of Exhibitors

Beauty and Fitness – Fitness Center, Gym
Fitness First
Nurture Spa
Slimmer’s World

Beauty and Fitness – Hair and Make-Up Services
Glenn Del Rosario
Signey Salon

Celebration Cakes
Cups N’ Cakes by Kristine

Arabamas Catering
Amie’s Catering
Avengoza Catering
Jack and Jenn Catering
Josiah’s Catering
Likha Events and Catering Specialist

Designs and Couture - Bridal Fashion
The Dream Maker - Bill Calubaquib
Boyet Dysangco
Cristina Ramirez
Delby Bragais of North Road
Fashion Forward
Fatima Beltran
Ines Juni
Joel Bautista
Jonathan Pagaduan
Kristi Apparel and Designs
Palmos Wedding
Serge Jimenez
Mitch Desunia

Designs and Couture – Men's Attire
Kingsmen Tailor

Flower and Event Styling
Likha Events and Catering Specialist
Buds and Blooms
Go For Flowers
Flowers by Bride’s Bestfriend

Gift Registry
La Sedia Bridal Registry

Honeymoon - Accomodation
Club Astoria
Club Ultima/Crown Regency
Puerto Del Sol

Honeymoon - Resort
357 Boracay Resort

Light and Sound
JS Mina Sound System

Music and Entertainment
Christine Carlos, The Wedding Singer
Manna Duo
Roy Espiritu - Pinoy Bag Piper
Ronald Castillo

Photo and Video
BA Studio
Boquiren Photography
Eros Photography
Gemini Vision
Louie Reformado Photography
Santos Portrait Photo and Video Coverage

Reception – Gardens
Fernbrook Gardens
Paradiso Terrestre
Splendid Forest Tent Garden and Coffee Shop

Reception - Hotels
The Bellevue Manila
Vivere Suites

Crystallized Souvenir Shop
Exclusive Souvenirs
Monte Ville Enterprise

Special Effects
Acclaim (Live Butterfly)

Don Robert's Bridal Car

Wedding Planning
Uno Arte Weddings
Weddings by Bleu

Wedding Resources
Kasal.com – the essential Filipino wedding guide

Antel Venue Group of Companies
Camella Homes
Filinvest Land, Inc.
Grand Home Properties Realty Marketing Inc.,
TKRL Realty and Development Corp.
New San Jose Builders – Fort Victoria