Philbeauty, The First International Beauty Trade Show to Come to Manila

Jun 19, 2014, 01:08 ET from UBM Asia (Malaysia)

MANILA, Philippines, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of buyers streamed into the first international beauty trade show in the Philippines taking place at the SMX Convention Centre.

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Over 100 exhibiting companies representing 22 countries and regions will be showcasing beauty products and services from all over the world for the next three days including Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Italy, Japan, India plus many more.  Philbeauty has also introduced a number of initiatives including the Philippines International Beauty Conference , an education programme, which is set to provide learning for all beauty professionals attending philbeauty. Topics range from the very latest industry insight and trends to business and personal development sessions including popular sessions on "The Notification Process of Cosmetics with the Food and Drug Administration" and "Practical tips for Successful Importation of Cosmetic Products into the Philippines." Live product demonstrations as well as hair and make-up application demonstrations led by celebrity stylist Mader Ricky Reyes are also taking place attracting a large crowd keen to learn the latest techniques and apply them in their businesses.

M Gandhi, Managing Director UBM ASEAN said: "UBM's focus has always been to meet and exceed the expectations of our exhibitors and buyers and deliver the best organised show possible. We are very proud to be serving the Philippines beauty industry and with such strong interest from international companies this clearly demonstrated that the Philippines have many business opportunities. Philbeauty is the perfect platform for buyers and suppliers to interact in a focused environment and form new relationships."

Supported by the Chamber of Cosmetics Industry of the Philippines (CCIP), the Filipino Hairdressers Cooperative, the Thai Cosmetic Manufacturers Association and the Spa & Wellness Association the three day show is the first of its kind in the Philippines designed for the beauty trade industry. "A trade platform for the beauty industry in the Philippines is long overdue. We are pleased to partner up with UBM, an international organiser of such strong competence and eminence in the beauty industry." Said Anna Marie Anastacio, President of the Chamber of Cosmetics Industry of the Philippines.

Philbeauty takes place from 18th to 20th June 2014. Interested buyers can still register on-site at registration counters at the SMX Convention Centre throughout the duration of the show between 10am to 5pm.

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Philbeauty is organised by UBM ASEAN, part of UBM Asia.

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Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 24 major cities with 30 offices and 1,300 staff.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 20 market sectors with 230 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions and high-level professional conferences, 23 targeted trade publications, 20 round-the-clock online products for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Guzhen and Shenzhen, where we organise 90 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with over 40 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai organise 40 exhibitions and conferences every year across the country.

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