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Trend watching at Manila FAME 2012

March 2012 edition of Manila FAME

Part of every entrepreneur\\\'s job is to keep abreast with the latest trends that affect their industry. At the home and fashion front, Manila FAME reveals the latest global trends this season: Paradiso, Tribal Fusion and Stone Age.These trends will reflect the ...

March 06, 2012 01:00:00
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Manila FAME: Opportunities in the export industry

Manila FAME opens doors until Wednesday

The Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) campaign to grow exports for the home, holiday décor, and fashion sectors gains momentum as close to 300 exhibitors and 800 local and foreign buyers pre-registered to participate in Manila FAME International trade show this ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 17, 2011 04:00:00
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Hot design trends on display at the Manila FAME 2011

International expert helps product development

"Trend right, trend now," urged Michael Cleghorn in the first of a series of workshops hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) to synchronize the country’s efforts towards making the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 10, 2011 07:00:00
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7 Christmas decor trends

Filipino ingenuity for the most anticipated season of the year

It\\\'s the first day of September and it only means one thing for Filipinos, the countdown to the Christmas season has begun. With 115 days left before Christmas, the start of the \\\'ber\\\' season also heralds the start of the Christmas entrepreneurial ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | September 01, 2011 12:00:00
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8 perfect raw materials for your Christmas decor business

It\\\'s never too early for entrepreneurs to start planning how to cash out during the Yuletide season

Christmas may be a good eight months away but any forward-looking entrepreneur should know now is the best time to prepare for this colorful season. As such, exhibitors at the recent Manila FAME International showcased raw materials that will most likely end ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | April 25, 2011 05:00:00
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10 uses of natural fiber

Explore ways to develop this raw material

During the recent run of Manila FAME International, it was noticeable that a lot of products were made out of natural fiber, mostly from plants endemic to the Philippines. Either completely made out of fiber or accentuated by it, the growing number ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | April 25, 2011 10:00:00
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Katha Awards 2011 winners announced at Manila FAME

Top designs hail from Bulacan, Cebu, and Davao

The Katha Awards is considered as the most prestigious award-giving body in Philippine furniture and décor design. It comes as no surprise then that participants during Manila FAME International covet it.If Manila FAME International is already home of the best in Philippine ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | April 20, 2011 12:00:00
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Product focus: The Philippine-made designer chair

And 10 reasons for its high demand abroad

The most recognizable pieces that represent Filipino design in the international arena are usually chairs, sofas and lounges. And when it comes to furniture pieces, there are two places in the country that are leading the pack--Cebu and Pampanga. These days, there ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | April 19, 2011 02:00:00
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5 traits of a successful lifestyle-product exporter

Tips from a trade expo director

Filipino design has received acclaim and accolade all over the world. Each year more local designers and entrepreneurs are looking at the export market. But what does it take for a neophyte in the home and fashion lifestyle export sector to make ...

April 18, 2011 02:00:00
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Manila FAME International unveils new designs

Trade show runs until April 19

Filipino artists and craftsmen catering to the global market will soon have a unified brand for Philippine design to improve the marketability of locally-made products, Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo said at the opening of the 53rd Manila F.A.M.E. International over the weekend.“It ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | April 18, 2011 10:00:00
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Manila FAME: 10 things to watch for at the trade show

Be inspired at the regions biggest design exhibit

The Manila FAME International is all set to welcome international and domestic buyers this weekend at the SMX Convention Center. Known for its unrivaled product design quality and flawless Filipino craftsmanship, Manila FAME International is the most anticipated design trade show in ...

April 13, 2011 04:00:00
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Manila F.A.M.E. International kicks off this April!

Manila F.A.M.E. will run on April 16 to 19 at the SMX Convention Center

One of the most anticipated trade shows in the country, Manila F.A.M.E. International is once again bringing the country’s finest designs and products for home and fashion on April 16 to 19 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex in ...

April 06, 2011 02:00:00