Cebu to host back-to-back premier exhibitions at Waterfront Lahug

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This July, Cebu City will host two significant industry events: the VisMin Hotel & Foodservice Suppliers Show and the VisMin Printing, Packaging & Plastics Show 2024. Both events will be held from July 18 to 20 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino in Lahug. These exhibitions promise to showcase the latest global products and services essential for advancing the tourism, hospitality, and manufacturing sectors.

Secretary Alfredo Pascual of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) emphasized the significance of these events for the tourism and hospitality sector, enabling them to tap into the global market. “We thank the organizers for providing a platform for trade exhibitions that highlight various brands and the latest technologies applied to their high-quality products and services,” he remarked. The shows will be open to trade buyers and visitors for free from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM on July 18 and 19, and from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM on July 20th.


VisMin Hotel & Foodservice Suppliers Show 2024

The VisMin Hotel & Foodservice Suppliers Show is the regional leg of the esteemed Hotel & Foodservice Suppliers Show, the premier sourcing event for the hospitality industry in the Philippines since 2010. Supported by the Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu Inc (HRRACI), and the Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry. This year’s event will spotlight the latest products and services tailored for hotels, resorts, restaurants, and leisure establishments.


Attendees can explore a diverse array of offerings, including top-tier kitchen equipment, luxurious hotel amenities, and innovative foodservice solutions. The event will delve into emerging trends and technological advancements, offering insights into future developments and growth opportunities.

Moreover, it serves as a vital networking arena for stakeholders to forge valuable connections and discuss potential collaborations.


Driven by a booming tourism sector and increasing international visitors, the hospitality industry in the VisMin region continues to expand, underscoring the event’s importance in meeting industry demands with the support of the Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu Inc (HRRACI).


Entrance to the Hotel & Foodservice Suppliers Show is FREE! Register at


VisMin Printing, Packaging & Plastics Show 2024

Simultaneously, the VisMin Printing, Packaging & Plastics Show addresses the evolving needs of these pivotal industries across Visayas and Mindanao. Supported by industry stalwarts such as the Packaging Institute of the Philippines (PIP), the Philippine Center for Print Excellence Foundation Inc. (PCPEF), and the Philippine Plastics Industries Association (PPIA), this event showcases the latest printing technology, sustainable packaging solutions, and advanced plastic products.


Attendees can expect to see innovative packaging materials, eco-friendly solutions, and advanced printing equipment. The event aims to propel the printing, packaging, and plastics sectors forward by introducing groundbreaking technologies and products, providing insights into the future of these industries and how to integrate these innovations into businesses.

Don’t miss out on the VisMin Printing, Packaging & Plastics Show! Register for free at



Gain Invaluable Insights from Industry Leaders

Attendees can also participate in insightful seminars during the event, such as “What’s New? The Ease of Paying Taxes Act and its Implementing Rules in Focus” by P&A Grant Thornton, happening at Aegean Room on July 18. Additionally, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCPI) will present “Philippine 2024: Sustainability Now” at the Baltic-Blearic Room on July 19, offering valuable perspectives on sustainable practices. Interested participants for “Philippine 2024: Sustainability Now” can register for free at

Additionally, attendees can gain valuable insights into the latest technological advancements driving efficiency, enhancing quality, and fostering innovation across their respective industries. Noteworthy presentations include “Optimization of Compressed Air Systems” by Kobelco Compressors and Machinery Philippines Corporation, “Uratex: Your Business Solutions Partner in Quality Sleep and Comfort Solutions” by Multimax Industries Corp., and “Coding Machine for Different Industries” by Elixir Industrial Equipment Inc. Attendance at these product presentations are free.

Both events are organized by Global-Link MP Events International Inc., a renowned events and marketing agency operating since the early 90s under the umbrella of MP International Pte. Ltd. and the Pico Group, recognized globally for their excellence in event organization. Global-Link MP recently earned accolades such as 3rd place in Best Trade Exhibit and Best Consumer Exhibit at the AFECA Asia Awards and SKAL Tourism Awards, affirming its status as a leading events agency in the Philippines. For more information about Global-Link MP, visit