"The DOT stands by PACEOS in promoting the Philippines as a top MICE destination.
Teo assured PACEOS that the government fully supports its efforts to bring back the Philippines' luster as an international event venue.
She underscored that her office had already prepared the terms of reference for the bidding and was ready to send these out 'next week.' She said event managers like Paceos
, and venues like the SMX Convention Center, 'are welcome to join the bidding.
According to Marisa Nallana, chair of Paceos
, the lead private partner in organizing this massive gastronomic congress, the following dinners are confirmed: Sage of the Makati Shangri-La will feature Chef Kevin Cherkas of Cuca in Bali from April 14 to 16; New World Manila Bay will feature Chef Dani Garcia of a two-Michelin-starred restaurant in Marbella, Spain on April 4 and 5; and Asia's Best Chef 2014 David Thompson will cook at the Diamond Hotel on April 8.
(MITE Philippines) and the Philippine Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers (PACEOS
She has played an active role as board member from 2005-2010 with the Philippine Association for Convention Exhibit Organizers and Suppliers (PACEOS