by Meetings & Conventions Asia | October 07, 2019

DAVAO


The dynamic economy, human resources, infrastructure, favorable business environment, responsive local government and high quality of life in Davao City make it a sought-after destination for leisure, trade, investment and MICE.  

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SMX Convention Center Davao
Ideal for any type of event, SMX Convention Center Davao offers three function rooms and five meeting rooms, totaling 5,200sqm of space that can accommodate 5,550. Spanning 7,853sqm, it is the largest convention and exhibition center in the Philippine south.

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Marco Polo Hotel Davao
Marco Polo has built its reputation for over 20 years on showcasing the arts and culture of the city and hosting prestigious meetings and events. One of the first high-rise and high-end hotels in the city, it has six function rooms, two ballrooms, and 245 rooms and suites.

MANILA


Metro Manila is drawing MICE groups with its mix of history and modern amenities, and planners have no shortage of venues in the Philippine capital for major meetings and conventions. There are at least eight major convention sites in Metro Manila, as well as upscale hotels situated within the business districts.

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SMX Convention Center Manila
SMX Manila offers four exhibition halls, five function rooms and 14 meeting rooms, totaling more than 21 000sqm of space that can accommodate up to 18,000.

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World Trade Center Metro Manila
The World Trade Center Metro Manila boasts nearly 122,000sq ft of contiguous space, 88,000sq ft of outdoor space, and a pre-function lobby space of more than 10,000sq ft.

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SM Mall of Asia Arena
Spanning an impressive 64,085sqm, the Mall of Asia Arena has a seating capacity of 15,000 and is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and world-class facilities beneath its eye-shaped exterior and all-glass façade.

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Philippine International Convention Center
PICC offers a multilevel plenary hall, 14 meeting rooms, a fine-dining restaurant and a media center. The complex comprises four buildings: The Delegation Building, Secretariat Building, Plenary Hall and Reception Hall.

ILOILO


A rising star in the Philippines MICE tourism landscape, Iloilo has recently completed a three-year plan to become a major MICE destination. The campaign, with the tagline "Meet you in Iloilo", will be launched in October to promote the area as the country's primary MICE Destination.

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Iloilo Convention Center
Part of Megaworld's 72-hectare Iloilo Business Park township, the Iloilo Convention Center boasts a 3,700-seat capacity main hall on the ground floor and 500-seat function rooms on the second floor.

CEBU


One of the fastest growing economies in the country, Cebu is now one of the prime destinations for MICE with its improved facilities, international airport, chain-brand hotels and convention halls of international standards.

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Shangri-La's Mactan Resort and Spa
The Shangri-La's Mactan Resort and Spa is located just 15 minutes from Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the second-largest airport in the Philippines with direct service from many international cities. The 13-hectare resort is home to 530 beautiful guestrooms and suites, an exclusive Ocean Club Lounge, signature restaurants and plenty of recreational facilities.

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SMX Convention Center Cebu
Situated inside SM City Cebu, one of the Philippines' largest shopping malls, the SMX Convention Center Cebu offers two event halls, three meeting rooms and a boardroom totaling 1,499sqm of flexible, leasable space perfect for all kinds of industry exhibits, corporate functions, consumer events and more.