Friday, April 30, 2010

Event Asia 2010

“This is about the booming future of events industry in the Philippines”, Ms. Annaliza Bacani Laxamana, President and CEO of The Next Step Events Inc., this year’s Events Asia Conference and Tradeshow organizer which made the whole event a success.

Events Asia 2010 was held at Boracay Eco-Village Resort and Convention Center last April 28 to 30. From having it executed in a paradise-like place like in the Philippines’ pride, Boracay, even the guest speakers were amazed for the event’s hit.

The experts in the Events Industry worldwide included Mr. Steven Hacker, Mr. Mark Cochrane, Ms. Lara McCulloch Mr. Robert Rogers, Mr. Eduardo Braniff, Mr. Brian Slawin, Mr. Mark Sonders, Mr. Jeffrey Soh, Mr. Steve Tait, Ms. Susan de Cardenas and Mr. Jojo Ajero.

Mr. Steven Hacker, President of International Association of Exhibition and Events (IAEE) and conference’s Keynote speaker said that the presenters and content that were offered in Events Asia were outstanding. He regarded, from his viewpoint, that the event was really successful.

Among others, Mr. Jeffrey Soh, CEO, Conceptual Events Co. just opened up the potential possibility of the country in the event industry. “Philippines is very beautiful and rich. The government should support the private sectors in promoting it to other countries,” he said.

“What Events Asia 2010 did for the delegates was to bring International ideas and concepts to the Philippines. And what it did for the speakers was to give us a taste of this beautiful, intelligent and warm-hearted country,” also shared by Ms. Lara McCulloch, President of Ready2Spark Canada.

After all, The Next Step Events Inc. said that Events Asia is their way of upgrading the Events Industry in the country, providing event professionals the latest trends, innovations and fresh ideas that will help them keep up with the fast-pacing world of exhibition and events. It was also their way of promoting the Philippines, especially the beautiful island of Boracay, as one of the best alternative venue for hosting an international event in Asia.

Events Asia 2010 is supported by the International Association of Exhibition and Events (IAEE), International Special Events Society (ISES-HK), Advertising Suppliers of the Philippines (ASAP), Boracay Ecovillage Convention Center, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business World, Adobo Magazine, 7107 Island Travel Magazine, Universal Fortune, Radio Partners, Studio 23, Negros Navigation, Omnisource, Jack & Jenn Catering, Unilab, Pureplay, Freedom Post, Videosonic, Clear Channels, and Modern Ads and Promo Inc.

For more information, contact Ms. Rocelle Añabeza ( / 0906-654-1314), Ms. Aileen Mariano ( / 0920-646-0018) or Ms. Mafel Hebulan ( / 0916-646-0017).

For registration, call them at (632) 470-3067 or (632) 470-2757 or just visit their website at


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