Executive Director Paulina Suaco-Juan attributed their upbeat forecast with their aggressive marketing initiatives for the Manila FAME.
Organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Mission (CITEM
), the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry, Manila FAME aims to strengthen the country's position as a viable source of high-quality, and design-forward home deacutecor and houseware products.
The next Manila FAME show of CITEM
featuring Philippine design products will be on Oct.
'One of our biggest dreams is to get each of them an insurance and investment plan,' she tells CITEM
. 'For us it's not enough that their livelihood provides for what they need today.
Executive Director - Philippine Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM
For this year's participation, Citem
sought to exceed last year's sales and generate at least $17.9-million export sales.
'The Philippines' return to SIAL Paris bolsters DTI's aggressive campaign to elevate export opportunities for local firms to penetrate countries in the European Union (EU),' said newly appointed CITEM
executive director Paulina Suaco-Juan.
Being able to sell the products she has designed and conceptualized is why for the past seven years, Natori has been asked by Citem
Organized by CITEM
, the two parallel events held at the Philippine International Convention Center from September 16-18, were the Iconograph: An Exhibition of Women Icons of APEC exhibit and Luxe Philippines' Design Philippines Scenography and the Luxe Store, during which delegates absorbed the array of artisanship and craftsmanship in a curated exhibition of the highest elegance, influenced by the unique narratives of the honored 21st century women economic leaders.
The Philippine participation in Gulfood 2019 was organized by Citem
, in partnership with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Dubai.
Nida and John started Silnag in 2006, joining an exhibit in New York and later CITEM
shows in Manila.