The Philippine Association of Convention/Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers Inc. elected a new set of officers for 2023 during its general membership meeting held recently at Conrad Hotel Manila in Pasay City.
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions maven Pamela Pascual was elected president of PACEOS and will serve with other board members to champion various initiatives that will help the exhibitions industry sustain its strong recovery this year.
Other trustees elected are Monnette Hamlin (vice president-conventions), Patrick Lawrence Tan (VP-exhibitions), Agnes Pacis (VP-suppliers), Sonia Sayaman (corporate secretary), Deedee Ledonio (treasurer), Orly Ballesteros, Ma. Lourdes Mediran and Cynthia Mamon. Former president Joel Pascual was elected chairman.
“Together with the new board, we will continue to strengthen our facilities and programs to meet new challenges and maximize opportunities in the changing global market conditions in order to fulfill our mission of developing the Philippines as a leading exhibition and convention destination in Asia,” said Pascual.
Pascual has led the World Trade Center Metro Manila for the past 15 years, guiding it to a dominant position in the country’s exhibitions industry.