With 2017 hailed as the golden age of infrastructure in the Philippines, Worldbex Services International (WSI) – the country’s leading events and expositions organizer – is wasting no time in laying the groundwork for the inclusive growth of the sector across the country. Following the widely successful turn-out of its iconic WORLBEX in Manila, WSI is thrilled to present the return of the Philippine Building and Construction Expo Cebu or simply, PHILBEX Cebu on September 14 to 17, from 10:00am to 8:00pm at the SM City Cebu Trade Hall.
In line with WSI’s objectives for the construction and design industry, PHILBEX Cebu will likewise embody the theme of “Building Bolder Perspectives” which largely informed the direction of WORLDBEX 2017. More than ever, the industry and its community of practitioners and consumers must be well-acquainted with the fast-evolving industry trends and the most pressing issues that concern our spaces and structures. As such, this year’s PHILBEX Cebu aims to encourage everyone to adopt a more progressive and resilient mindset in approaching development.
To start off, PHILBEX Cebu 2017 will boast of a thoughtfully-curated selection of exhibitors that will introduce products and services that are beyond capable of elevating the way we build, design, and live. Whether it be building and design materials, equipment, and services for construction, interior design and renovation, security and fire protection, mechanical and electrical engineering, information technology and telecommunications, architectural services, government/private institutions, associations, interior designer’s services, and construction promotion, visitors are sure to benefit from the diverse showcase of novel innovations that are changing the landscape of the industry.
More than just your typical trade show, also setting PHILBEX Cebu apart is its exciting and compelling line-up of event highlights that prove to be informative as much as they are entertaining – a signature among WSI shows. This year, PHILBEX Cebu invites industry players and design enthusiasts alike to take part in a confluence of bold perspectives as it presents the first International Interior Design Convention of the South in conjunction with PIID VisMin Chapters. Meanwhile, those who are seeking to get a glimpse of what the future beholds for structural design may find the Architects Gallery a worthwhile trade show destination as NU East Architects, AC Barera Architects, Espina, Perez-Espina and Associates, and UAP District C-1 share their works of arts.
First launched in PHILBEX Cebu 2016, the Projeto Furniture Design Competition comes full circle as it returns for its third regional leg. Following the success of its second leg in PHILBEX Davao last May, Projeto gathers the region’s top aspiring talents to showcase their design prowess and likewise provide them a platform to establish network ties. At this year’s PHILBEX Cebu, an awarding ceremony will be held to recognize this year’s winners. Last but not least, not to be missed are the free seminars. In partnership with the PIID, this year’s PHILBEX Seminars will feature a diverse array of topics that tackle relevant industry issues and trends as well as provide productive tips and strategies for practitioners and enthusiasts alike.
Now on its 14th installment, PHILBEX Cebu is committed to break new grounds with this year’s show. From showcasing an extensive selection of exhibitors to headlining an excitable range of pocket events and activities, this year’s PHILBEX Cebu positions itself as the ideal B2C and B2B event that will certainly open new doors for the region’s construction and design industry’s upward growth and sustained expansion. For more info, follow @worldbex on Facebook and Instagram.