Free seminars slated in 1st Philbex Davao

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Saturday, May 10, 2014

ENVISIONED as the much-needed boost to fuel the economic growth and cultural development in Mindanao's most promising sector, the Worldbex Services International (WSI), presents the first-ever Philippine Building Construction Exposition or Philbex Davao on May 15 to 18 at SMX Convention Center Davao from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

WSI sees Philbex Davao as only the beginning of something big, wherein guests can expect a compelling and prolific trade show with 100 exhibitors in participation.

During the event, there will also be extensive product and equipment presentations from the industry’s top companies as well as free seminars featuring experts and influential industry professionals.


Free for all interested participants, Dr. Angelo Lazaro will be conducting a talk on "Seismic Retrofitting of Buildings and Bridges," Architect Illuminado C. Quinto Jr. will be discussing "Rainwater Harvest," Mr. Joshua Rey Albarina will tackle “Energy Smart,” Engr. Denis Estrella will be sharing a talk entitled “Basic Lighting Design,” Engr. Joseph Dareen Claire Solicar will share his ideas about “Lighting Control Techniques” while Dr. Hazel Graces-Resari will be touching on the topic of “Interior Design into the Road to Resilience.”

Visitors are highly encouraged to take advantage of this insightful presentation as it is informative, compelling, and absolutely free.

Conceptualized as the largest and most comprehensive building and construction trade show to be held in the region, Philbex Davao aims to open up the region’s construction industry not only to the entire nation but on an international level at that. Meanwhile, its range of exhibitors which will showcase local Mindanaoan designs and innovation will seek to put the region’s mark on the global design map.

In light of the alarming threats brought on by climate change, Philbex Davao will center on the theme of "Connecting the World through Resilient Construction."

Going beyond the cry for sustainability, the exposition aims to promote resilience and preparedness by showcasing the latest technologies in construction and building that will directly address the issues of environmental hazards and calamities.

As WSI strives to deliver first-class exhibitions each time, the four-day exposition will deliver a premium range of exhibitors as well as activities and pocket events that will set the stage for business-to-business transaction opportunities.

Through all these substantial offerings, Philbex Davao will also serve as an ideal chance for future exhibitors to get an idea of what the trade show can offer, as well as the perfect venue for style and design enthusiasts as well as students to gain industry insights and inspiration.

As Philbex Davao is committed in tapping all sectors of the industry and audiences, the four-day expo offers to conduct free seminars and free admission to everyone.

Other highlights of the event include the Developers’ gallery where guests can discuss the possibilities with top property developers. Ideal for design enthusiasts and students are the Architects’ gallery and the Interior Design gallery where capsule presentations will be mounted.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on May 11, 2014.


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