SMX Convention Center is now Wedding Expo's new home
() - September 20, 2010 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - The SMX Convention Center, located at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City is the ideal venue for international exhibitions, large-scale local trade events, major medical and other industry conventions and corporate and social functions. The 46,647-square meter building boasts of 21,000 square meters of flexible leasable space. It offers four halls, five function rooms and twelve meeting rooms.

SMX Convention Center is now the new home of Wedding Expo Philippines (WEP), the leader in wedding fairs in the country. To be held from Sept. 25 to 26, WEP will occupy 6,000 square meters of exhibition space, almost three times bigger than ordinary wedding fairs.

This edition of Wedding Expo Philippines will be held at the ground floor of SMX Convention Center, which is now the largest privately run exhibition and convention facility in the country. The size of the venue alone assures soon-to-wed couples and wedding enthusiasts a magnitude of choices as well as events to inspire them plan their own nuptials, and the ample parking space just across the building is definitely a plus factor.

From its humble beginnings in 2002, Wedding Expo Philippines has grown into the country’s biggest and most comprehensive gathering of wedding suppliers from all over the Philippines. The 17th edition of WEP presents the biggest grouping of wedding suppliers, from caterers to photographers and videographers, from bridal designers to fine jewelers, and events venues and travel agents, making the event a one-stop-shop for couples and wedding enthusiasts.

As in past Wedding Expos, there will be discounts and special offers that are exclusive to WEP guests. Also, giveaways such as photo booth snapshots, cake samples, and gift tokens from the more than 350 topnotch wedding suppliers will surely delight soon-to-wed couples and their guests.

Goldenhills Jewelry adds sparkle to this edition of WEP as it teams up with Themes & Motifs for a raffle prize of a pair of combination 14-carat white and pink gold wedding rings in the WEP Diamonds and Honeymoon Promo for all soon-to-weds booking at any of the exhibitors at the fair. The rings are accented by a matte finish pink gold strip in the middle and bordered by shiny white gold strips, while the bride’s ring is set with a 0.07-carat round brilliant cut diamond. Also to be raffled off is an elegantly handcrafted diamond solitaire ring with a 0.37-carat round brilliant cut diamond and set in 14-carat white gold worth close to P50,000 exclusively for those who will purchase from the Goldenhills booth.

WEP regular Nice Print Photo showcases its latest international portfolio of weddings from its recent nuptial assignments in Paris, Rome, Milan, London, and the United States to inspire soon-to-wed couples with interesting ideas for their nuptial albums.

Ambiance by Pido, the pioneer in couture event styling and official WEP event stylist, will dress up WEP with its trademark cutting edge designs. Much sought after for its artistic and imaginative ambience settings, it will delight guests with their reception setups.

Those who register now at the WEP website get a loot bag together with a CD of the song “Everything I Need,” the complete song and minus-one version of the WEP jingle, composed by award-winning composer and songwriter Trina Belamide especially for the event.

The country’s prestigious wedding magazines will be participating as well, including Wedding Essentials Magazine, Metro Weddings, Wedding Belle, Asian Dragon Weddings, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Media partners include,, Manila Bulletin Lifestyle, and Event partners are Allied Bank, Leentech System, Paper Elegance, and Weddings and

For details and updates on the 17th edition of Wedding Expo Philippines, log on to the Wedding Ideas Portal Philippines at, or check out themesnmotifs on Facebook, Twitter and Multiply.

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