Both buyers and sellers, according to TBEX Pilipinas project director and business event creator Angel Ramos Bognot, are coming from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, including other countries.
TBEX is an industry event organized by the private sector and held annually since 2008 for both inbound and outbound travel so as to widen tourism's playing field; develop new destinations, products and services; generate end-to-end travel solutions and business opportunities for all; sustain SME growth and expansion; and serve as an economic growth engine.
TBEX, which will be held at the Philippines International Convention Center in Manila, is the largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, new media content creators and other industry professionals from North America, Europe and Asia.
TBEX Asia 2016 will also hold various activities, tours and events featuring the Philippines' unique offerings, as well as provide a platform for business networking with local industry members.
Dublin, Ireland, will be hosting next year's TBEX Europe travel bloggers conference, one of the largest conferences, worldwide, for travel bloggers.
Rick Calvert, the chief executive of TBEX, a community of travel bloggers, said, 'We are very excited to have chosen as the destination for our event in October, 2013.
2013 is also the year of The Gathering in Ireland and TBEX is proud to be a part of it.'
TBEX aims to provide travel bloggers with opportunities for career growth in professional travel media through education and networking with travel industry professionals and direct marketing agencies.
To learn more about TBEX in Canada, visit tbexcon.com/Canada.
The TBEX conference was acquired by BlogWorld in 2012 and has grown into a large gathering of bloggers, writers and new media content creators in the travel and lifestyle industry.
The new TBEX '12, presented by BlogWorld, is being hosted at the Keystone Resort and Convention Center in Keystone, Colorado, between June 15 and 17, 2012.
Kim Mance, founder of TBEX and editor of GoGalavanting.com, said, 'It was my passion for travel in the new media space that brought an ever-growing grassroots group together, but as a writer and Web TV person, event planning has never been a strong point.