For its 24th year, the World Building and Construction Expo, or WORLDBEX 2019, sets the benchmarks higher with another groundbreaking trade presentation. Ushering in “A World Built Bolder”, WORLDBEX 2019 pays tribute to industry leaders who dedicated their craft in improving communities throughout the country.
Industry leaders from every field
To officially open the highly-anticipated expo, a grand opening ceremony was held at the venue lobby. In attendance during the program were representatives of guests of honor DPWH USec. Catalina Cabral, DTI Asec. Angelo Taningco and HLURB CEO Atty. Lloyd Christopher Lao together with Worldbex Services International’s (WSI) Founding Chairman Joseph Ang, Co-Founder Levi Ang, Executive Director Arch. Francisco Flameño Jr., Managing Director Jill Ang, and Directors Rene Ramosand Tessie Roque.
This year’s WORLDBEX brings together the most influential players in the field; from architects, engineers, interior designers and key decision makers to construction companies, design firms, manufacturers, and stakeholders. WORLDBEX 2019 presses on with its mission to contribute to the continuous development of the industry. With this, visitors can expect a wide range of features and event highlights all aimed at improving the quality of life of Filipino communities.
Dynamic displays and intensified global reach
Simultaneously held at the World Trade Center and the SMX Convention Center, this year’s show boasts of a 33,000 sqm exhibition space that houses construction and design products and services from over 700 local and international exhibitors. There are 1,500 booths along with various associations and embassies present at this year’s WORLDBEX.
Furthermore, as WORLDBEX continuously strengthens its ties between the local and international sector, 16 countries participates in this year’s show; including China, India, Czech Republic, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Malaysia, Thailand, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, and the USA. WORLDBEX emerges as a prime venue for industry professionals seeking to expand their B2B opportunities on a domestic and international scale.
Setting trends for the future
Apart from showcasing the widest array of product and service displays, WORLDBEX is known for event highlights that serve as sources of innovative trends and pioneering ideas. For insights into the future of design, explore the Interior Designer’s Gallery, the Architect’s Gallery, City of Tomorrow, and the Mañosa exhibit. Meanwhile, everyone should watch out for the inter-school competition, Projéto Manila Design Competition.
Knowledge and innovation in one mega expo
As an advocate of learning, WORLDBEX hosts a series of pocket events fostering excellence and meaningful dialogue among industry professionals. With topics ranging from the trends in construction and design to pressing issues faced by the urban community, WORLDBEX Seminars are CPD-accredited for architects, engineers, interior designers, and peers in the industry. Meanwhile, the WORLDBEX MiniCon is a one-day seminar hosted by supporting associations at this year’s show.
This year’s WORLDBEX Lab also returns with another range of outstanding product innovations from this year’s crop of exhibitors. The WORLDBEX app has the latest technology to enable them to navigate through the expo with efficiency and comfort.
Organized by Worldbex Services International, “WORLDBEX 2019: A World Built Bolder” is ongoing until March 17 from 10 AM to 8 PM at the World Trade Center Manila and the SMX Convention Center, Pasay. For more information, visit www.worldbex.com, call (02) 656-9239, or email [email protected]. You may also follow @worldbex on Facebook and Instagram.