CITEM urges MSMEs to join Manila FAME
Registration is still open for the 63rd show edition of Manila FAME, the country’s premier design and lifestyle event, slated at the World Trade Center in Pasay City on April 21-24.
Geared to attract global trade buyers, the Manila FAME Boutique Show will cater to the standards of the international market while promoting the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), according to the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry.
Organized by CITEM, Manila FAME offers special product development and coaching programs that assist and nurture the MSMEs, entrepreneurs, design talents and industry practitioners in business improvement and export marketing, enabling them to find business opportunities in both domestic and export markets.
The trade show runs an incentive program that ensures the arrival of overseas trade buyers and visitors composed of renowned and influential retail chains and professionals such as Adeo Group; Benelic Co., Ltd.; Comercio de Artigos de Moda Salsa Ltda.; Crate & Barrel; El Corte Inglés; Elizabeth McAlpin, Inc.; Galeries Lafayette; Garant Group; Haans Lifestyle; Kika Style, Inc.; La Maison d’Ivoire; LuLu Group International; Napa Home and Garden; Őzartas Avize; Ralph Lauren; Royal Palace Group; Target Corp. and WilliamsSonoma, among others.
The show also attracts architects, interior designers, real estate developers and the specifiers from the hospitality sector.
Manila FAME is open to manufacturers, suppliers, and independent designers of home accents (baskets and storage, lamp and lighting, and garden accessories), gift items (cards and stationeries, gift boxes, and toys), holiday décor (Christmas ornaments, hangings and figurines), fashion accessories (fine and costume jewelry and footwear), furniture, and arts and crafts. Interested parties may log in to www.
manilafame.com and accomplish the online application form, or call 831-2201 loc. 242 for details.