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Davao Trade Expo 2008

October 15, 2008

This year’s Davao Trade Expo (DATE) will be happening on October 23-25 at the Davao Trade and Convention Center (DAVCON).

This year, DATE celebrates a decade of success in providing business opportunities for local and national Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). DATE will once again usher the world-class potential of Davao Region and Mindanao to the rest of the world. Furthermore, DATE 2008 underscores the promotion of Corporate Green Initiatives among its participants. 

DATE promises to surpass previous year’s performance, increasing the exhibitor’s sales by 25%, closing it to about Php 1M, both direct and booked sales. Accordingly, marketing and promotion will be intensified to be able to raise participation of exhibitors, advertisers, sponsors and visitors.

DATE 2008 will be featuring close to 200 exhibitors coming from a wide array of business sectors, as well as development-oriented agencies offering financial and technical assistance. It will particularly focus on food processing and technology, agro-industrial, local franchises, tourism, information & communication technology, electronics and telecommunications, green advocates and organic products, among others. Involvement of Local Government Units (LGUs) and Foreign Embassies will also be highlighted. DATE will feature balanced programming of indoor and outdoor exhibits, trainings & seminars, product presentations, product sampling, business matching, raffle promo, job fair and other special events.

for more info, visit the DATE website.

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  1. October 18, 2008 11:15 am

    i’ll be there on the 25th! hope i could get there in time, and hoping cameras would be allowed inside or else, DAVAO trip would be useless. hehehe.

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