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NAME OF EVENT DATE/VENUE BRIEF DESCRIPTION PROJECT OFFICER
iconAUSTRALIA
Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE) 02-06 August 2018 Australia

Running since 2014, AIDE has very quickly grown to become a well-respected event and useful platform for divers and non-divers alike to discover and learn about the fascinating marine world.

The key objective of the Expo is to better engage with existing divers and newbies to keep them inspired and curious about life underwater, while updating them with cutting-edge technologies and important ongoing conservation practices and other marine interests.

This is a world-class platform not only useful for industry players to network with each other, but for suppliers to connect with directly with existing divers and newbies as well.

 

Participation Fee: USD500.00

Micaela Ochoa 

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc. 203

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China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market (COTTM) 16-18 April 2018 Beijing, China Beijing, China

China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market (COTTM) is regarded as the industry’s most important platform to promote travel and it remains to be the only business to business event focusing purely on the Chinese outbound tourist market. The Philippine Department of Tourism Beijing office has reserved a 75 square meter booth space in the said venue.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Alace delas Alas

Email: patricia_delasalas@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc. 203

Diving Resort Travel (DRT) Expo 06-08 April 2018 Shanghai, China

The DRT Show is considered to be the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world. The DRT Show has been met with an overwhelming response as an important regional event. We truly promote diving brands and we are supported by top-level exhibitors; we also lead many of dive equipment manufacturers, water sport equipment manufacturers, dive resorts, tourism boards, marine conservation and diving organizations in the industry.

Participation Fee: US$500.00

Gemma S. Isic

Email: gemma_isic@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc. 203

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Internationale Tourismus Borse (ITB) Berlin, Germany

The ITB-Berlin is the world’s leading travel show where companies and organizations’ top decision-makers, experts, buyers and young professionals in the travel trade industry meet under one roof to network, negotiate and do business.

Nerissa Juan

Email: nerissa_juan@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

Boot Dusseldorf Dusseldorf, Germany

The biggest annual trade and consumer fair organized by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH which attracts both, dice and water sports enthusiasts. The event is being attended by major scuba diving associations like PADI, SSI, IAC and the German Scuba Divers (VDST).

 

Participation Fees:

USD 1,200.00 / 1 delegate

USD 1,500.00 / 2 delegates

Michael Malonda

Email: michael_malonda@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 265

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Diving Resort Travel (DRT) Expo – Hong Kong 14-16 December 2018 Hong Kong

The DRT Show is considered to be the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world. The DRT Show has been met with an overwhelming response as an important regional event. We truly promote diving brands and we are supported by top-level exhibitors; we also lead many of dive equipment manufacturers, water sport equipment manufacturers, dive resorts, tourism boards, marine conservation and diving organizations in the industry.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 500.00

Joram Ng

Email:joram_ng@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc. 203

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Tourism Expo Japan 20-23 September 2018 Tokyo Big Sight, East Exhibition Hall, Tokyo, Japan

JATA Tourism Expo is Japan’s flagship tourism and travel show. In 2017, it received the highest number of visitors with 191,577 attendees, with exhibitors from various companies and organizations from different countries, regions and prefectures.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 500.00

Francine Roca

Email: francine_roca@tpb.gov.ph

Tel:  +632 525-9318 loc 269

Marine Diving Fair 06-08 April 2018 Sunshine City Convention Center, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan

Considered among the largest dive resort and consumer fairs, MDF is an annual dive show organized in cooperation with the Marine Arts Center Co., Ltd., publisher of four major dive magazines. The previous year’s attendance reached 50,115 visitors.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 500.00/company

Francine Roca

Email: francine_roca@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 525-9318 loc 269

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Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) 04-06 May 2018 Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

MIDE is strongly focused on the business of diving to attract trade as well as industry brands. The expo is internationally recognised and well received by industry players globally. MIDE expo is one of the fastest growing market shares in South East Asia.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 500.00

Reimark Mendoza

Email: reimark_mendoza@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 203

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 12-14 September 2018 Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi, Malaysia

PATA Travel Mart (PTM) is Asia-Pacific’s worldwide travel trade exhibition featuring unparalleled networking and contracting opportunities to help travel and tourism organisations access decision makers, meet new clients, expand their networks, establish new relationships and consolidate existing business partnerships.

 

Participation Fee:  USD500.00

Micaela Ochoa

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc. 203

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2018 Winter Escapade 03-11 February 2018 Manila and Davao

Winter Escapade is an annual project of the Philippine Foreign Service Posts in Canada and is a banner tourism project under Balikbayan Program of TPB and in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs.   In 2016, a total of 305 delegates participated in the tour and visited Bicol Region and Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

Michelle S. Alcantara

Email: michelle_alcantara@tpb.gov.ph

Tel:  +632 5259318  loc 244

 

“Tara na Pasyal Bayan!” Regional Travel Fair May, August and October

The fair will be a 4–day event that will showcase a 3-day Business-to-Consumer (B2C) selling of domestic packages and a half-day B2B, to be participated in by invited DOT accredited tour operators as Sellers and Buyers nationwide. This is also a great opportunity to sell other domestic tour packages.

 

The main objective of the program is to promote the Philippine domestic tourism by providing tourism stakeholders and industry players a venue to transact businesses among sellers, buyers and public consumers.

 

RUN DATE IN TIME OF FESTIVAL VENUE
1st May 18-20, 2018 Magayon Festival Legaspi , Albay
2nd August 13-15, 2018 Kadayawan Festival Davao City
3rd October 20-22 2018 Masskara Festival Bacolod City

 

Michelle S. Alcantara

Email: michelle_alcantara@tpb.gov.ph

Tel:  +632 5259318  loc 244

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ITB Asia 17-19 October 2018 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

ITB Asia is a annually held three day B2B trade show and convention for the travel industry; it is designed to become the primary event for the Asia Pacific travel industry, much like its parent event – ITB Berlin. Today, ITB Asia is the premier meeting place for the travel trade industry and a forum for establishing high-quality customer contacts and conducting businesses. This is where international exhibitors of all sectors within the travel-value chain commerce, and Asia Pacific’s leading travel companies and emerging small and medium-sized enterprises meet with top international buyers from the MICE, Leisure and Corporate Travel markets.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 1,250.00 (max of 2 pax)

Monica Sta. Ana

Email: monica_staana@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 203

Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) 2018 06-08 April 2018 Suntec, Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

ADEX is the longest running and the largest dive expo in Asia celebrating its 23nd year in 2018. A must-attend event for anyone interested or involved in the world of diving, the event has seen a continuous increase in visitors over the past few years, with ADEX 2017 attracting a total of 60,296 visitors over three days!

Taking place from April 6 – 8, ADEX 2018 proudly presents world-renowned marine life artists, conservationists and photographers to speak about their passion and work towards marine life. It is organized by Underwater360 (UW360), and is an event being endorsed by major organizations in the industry such as DEMA (USA), and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).

 

Participation Fee: US$500

Micaela Ochoa

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +63 2 525 9318 to 27 loc 203

ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) 22-26 January 2018 Thailand

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2017) is a cooperative regional effort to promote the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region as one tourist destination. It took place at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands last 16-20 January 2017. It is organized by Singapore Tourism Board and supported by Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau.

Each year, the hosting of ATF is rotated among the member countries (Brunei, Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam).

In 2017, the ATF was held and hosted in Singapore. This was the 36th edition of ATF since it’s inauguration in Malaysia in 1981 and the third time in Singapore.

James A. Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel No.: +63 2 525 9318 to 27 loc 203

 

Monica Sta Ana

Email: monica_staana@tpb.gov.ph

Tel. No.: +63 2 525 9318 to 27 loc 203

 

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Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA) 14-17 June 2018 COEX, Seoul, Korea

The biggest international travel fair in Korea with the participation of both international and domestic tourism-related organizations.  Participated by 5,584 exhibitors from 55 countries in 2017 with 900 booths.

 

Anjella Calzado

Email: anjella_calzado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 269

 

Busan International Travel Fair 07-10 September 2018 BEXCO, Busan, Korea

Busan International Travel Fair is organized by KOTFA Co. Ltd. It is the biggest and the only travel exhibition in Busan, the 2nd largest source of Korean outbound travellers.

 

Participation Fee: USD 300.00

Andy Pagaduan

Email: andy_pagaduan@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 525-9318 loc 269

Hana Tour International Travel Show (HITS) 07-10 June 2018 KINTEX, Gyeonggi-do, Seoul, Korea

The biggest international travel show in Korea for B2B and B2C business engagement hosted by Hana Tour, Korea’s largest tour wholesaler with 1,200 exclusive sales offices and selling 14,000 tourism products through 7,000 partners nationwide.

Participation Fee:  By invitation of Hana Tour

Hannah Sarmiento

Email: hannah_sarmiento@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 63 2 525-9318 loc 269

Mode Tour Travel Mart 30 August-02 September 2018 COEX, Seoul, Korea

The annual travel mart organized by Mode Tour, the first wholesaler and second biggest travel agency in Korea with 33 direct sales offices and 1,200 personnel all over Korea and overseas branch offices in London, Paris, Tokyo, Beijing, and Zhangjiajie. Partner properties of ModeTour from all over the world participates in it. In 2017, there were 370 booths in Mode Tour Travel Mart and it attracted 73,800 visitors.

 

Participation Fee:  By invitation of Mode Tour

Hannah Sarmiento

Email: hannah_sarmiento@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 63 2 525-9318 loc 269

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Diving Resort and Travel (DRT) Taipei 22-24 June 2018 Taipei Flora Expo Dome, Taiwan

Taiwan is considered the most suitable business trading HUB in Asia Pacific, with friendly and high educated residents, large populations of ocean sport lovers, high quality of financial service and distributor. The DRT Show is considered to be the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world. The DRT Show has been met with an overwhelming response as an important regional event.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 500.00

Monina Valdez

Email:monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 203

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Dive Birmingham 20-21 October 2018 London, United Kingdom

Organized for more than 25 years by DIVER, Britain’s best-selling diving magazine, DIVE along with LIDS attracts hundreds of exhibitors offering the latest diving holidays, training courses, and dive gear – on display and to buy –and is visited by thousands of experienced and aspiring divers from UK, Europe and beyond.

Participation Fee: USD 600.00 (max of 2 pax)

Nerissa Juan

Email: nerissa_juan@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 243

World Travel Market with MICE Presentation 05-07 November 2018 London Excel, United Kingdom

Staged annually in London, World Travel Market (WTM) – the leading global event for the travel industry – is a vibrant must attend business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals. It is a unique opportunity for the whole global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate, and conduct business.

Participation Fees:

USD 800.00 / 1 pax

USD1,000 / 2 pax

Nerissa Cruz

Email: neri_cruz@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 243

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Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show 14-18 November 2018 Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

The DEMA Show is the world’s largest and most important trade-only exhibition and conference for the international diving industry.  Considered the “Olympics” of the scuba diving industry, it brings under one roof about 10,000 participants in a 4-day tradeshow that brings together a highly qualified audience of diving, water sports and travel professionals with product demonstrations, presentations and seminars affording networking opportunities for dive buyers and decision makers from around the globe.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 600.00 (max of 2 pax)

Wendy A. Fajardo

Email: wendy_fajardo@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318  loc. 265

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