Philippines, 7 July 2020 – The Philippine Constructors Association, Inc. today announced that it will hold a virtual edition of the leading construction trade show on November 5 to 11, 2020. It will be called PHILCONSTRUCT VX which will be held coinciding its physical show to be held on November 5 to 8 at the SMX Convention Center Manila. The announcement was made at the virtual press conference hosted by Global-Link MP Events International Inc., the event management team.
(From left to right: PHILCONSTRUCT Overall Event Chairman Ronaldo Elepano Jr., discussing the PHILCONSTRUCT VX show with Sum Wong, EventXtra CEO.)
“All of us at PHILCONSTRUCT and HVAC/R Philippines are excited about this,” shared Ronaldo Elepano, Jr., Overall Event Chairman. “We have been talking about digitization for the construction industry for the past year or so. Doing this virtual edition of PHILCONSTRUCT is just another way of showing the industry that there are more ways to do business now. Of course, we hope we can once again do the physical shows but we believe virtual is here to stay. PCA is all in with Global-Link in going virtual.”
Monchit Ocampo, President of Philippine Society of Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Engineers (PSVARE) also shared, “HVAC/R PHILIPPINES VX will let you go beyond boundaries and give you more opportunities to do business whether you’re a well-known company or a start-up. We are with PCA and Global-Link in this new journey.”
The virtual expo is expected to feature not only local companies but more importantly, the show’s regular foreign exhibitors who may not be able to fly into the country this November. Among those who have been invited to join virtually are companies from Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, U.A.E, United Kingdom, and USA.
It will also feature an online edition of Technoforum, the show’s knowledge-sharing forum which will have notable speakers joining from all over the world. “Technoforum is becoming bigger and more substantial each year,” shared Ruben Cueto. “As the Technoforum Chairman, I am excited to see how the online edition of this segment will come through. The new platform will surely help us reach participants globally and provide them a place to network with people and gather new ideas.”
The annual inter-school design competition and the most anticipated feature in PHILCONSTRUCT will also be launching a digital format this year. “For years, Estilo de Vida has given interior design students a chance to test out their skills in real-world situations. Now, as we continue to adapt to digital technology, we wish to ensure our incoming designers are ready for the future that is why this year’s competition is going completely virtual,” shared Lesley Espiritu-Villanueva, Chair of 17th Estilo de Vida.
Limited virtual booths will be available for each show. To book a virtual slot or for any inquiries, contact Global-Link via email PHILCONSTRUCT@globallinkmp.com or via their official Facebook/LinkedIn pages: PHILCONSTRUCT Expo. The virtual expo is being made possible through VX Events by Global-Link MP.
“Philippine Constructors Association (PCA) has been serving the industry through PHILCONSTRUCT for three decades now and for the first time ever, the event is going to hold a virtual edition,” shared Will Decena, President of PCA. “Despite the current challenges that the world is facing, we will continue to serve the industry and its people through many ways we can thus, the creation of PHILCONSTRUCT VX and HVAC/R PHILIPPINES VX. Through this, industry players will have an exceptional opportunity to network with top-level professionals and stakeholders from the construction and HVAC industry no matter where they are. We hope for your support in this event as we are now in the age of digital transformation.”
After the postponement its three regional shows, PHILCONSTRUCT is now ready to cater the nation builders with its virtual expo from November 5 to 11, 2020. The virtual expo is expected to reach thousands of PHILCONSTRUCT’s supporters and regular attendees from Clark, Cebu, Davao, Manila, and other provinces of the island.
HVAC/R PHILIPPINES VX
Co-located with PHILCONSTRUCT VX, HVAC/R PHILIPPINES VX is set to launch on November 5, 2020 and will be accessible until November 11, 2020.