SMX Convention Center

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SMX Convention Center
SMX Convention Center Pasay Facade.jpg
SMX Convention Center Pasay in 2017
LocationSM Mall of Asia, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
OwnerSM Group
TypeConvention center
Capacity12,000
Construction
Broke groundMarch 23, 2006
OpenedNovember 5, 2007
Website
Official Website

The SMX Convention Center is in Pasay, the Philippines. It is the largest private venue in the Philippines for trade events, industry conventions, corporate functions, and international exhibitions. The building is located beside the SM Mall of Asia, and is considered part of the Mall of Asia Complex. The SMX is owned by the SM Group of SM Prime Holdings.

Description[edit]

The SMX Convention Center has 4 exhibition halls, 5 function rooms, and 14 meeting rooms, with 21,000 m2 of leasable space. It is suitable for many events.[1] The function rooms have a total floor area of 7,100 m2.[2] Since its opening in November 2007, the SMX Convention Center has held some of the largest trade events in the country, including CITEM's Manila FAME International, International Food and Beverage Expo, Global Link MP's China Products Exhibition, Manufacturing Technology World Series, and Primetrade Asia's Manila International Book Fair. The ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum 2008 and the 8th International Conference of Asian Clinical Oncology Society were also held in the SMX Convention Center.

On November 28 and 29, 2011, the 5th National G12 Conference was held in the SMX. The event used all four exhibit halls and the function rooms on the third floor. With almost 20,000 guests, the event exceeded the typical capacity of the Convention Center of 12,000. The four halls were converted into one huge space.

Entertainment[edit]

In addition to exhibitions and conventions, the Convention Centerit can accommodate other events and concerts. In August 2008 international artist Alicia Keys' As I Am Tour, and the grand finale of GMA Network's Pinoy Idol, were held at the convention center.

Other SMX Convention Centers[edit]

The SMX Convention Center in Bacolod

SMX Convention Center Davao[edit]

The SMX Convention Center Davao is located at the 3rd level of the SM Lanang Premier in Davao City. It has 4,745 square meters carpeted function room space that can be divided into three separate rooms.[3] It has five meeting rooms.[4] It has a 1,292 square meter pre-function lobby.[5]

On 15 January 2017, SMX Davao hosted the official launch of the Philippines' chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2017, led by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

SMX Convention Center Taguig[edit]

The SMX Convention Center Taguig is located at the third and fourth levels of the SM Aura Premier at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.[6] It has three carpeted function rooms.[7] The meeting rooms are on the second floor of the SMX Convention Center Taguig.[8]

SMX Convention Center Bacolod[edit]

SMX Convention Center Bacolod was opened towards the end of 2014. It has 3 function rooms and 6 meeting rooms, for a total area of 4,269 square meters. It is located on the third floor of SM City Bacolod.[9]

SMX Bacolod hosted an APEC meeting on April 29-30, 2015, with its theme "Disaster Risk Finance – APEC Roadmap for Resilient Economies."[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview". SMX Convention Center. 30 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Facilities". SMX Convention Center. 30 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Function Rooms". SMX Convention Center Davao. 30 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Meeting Rooms". SMX Convention Center Davao. 30 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Pre-function Lobbies". SMX Convention Center Davao. 30 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Overview". SMX Convention Center Taguig. 30 May 2014.
  7. ^ "Function Rooms". SMX Convention Center Taguig. 30 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Function Rooms". SMX Convention Center Taguig. 30 May 2014.
  9. ^ "SMX Convention Center". Retrieved 2015-05-22.
  10. ^ Marcelo, Elizabeth (2015-04-28). "APEC to tackle disaster risk financing in Bacolod". GMA News. Retrieved 2015-05-22.

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Coordinates: 14°31′55″N 120°58′53″E / 14.53194°N 120.98139°E / 14.53194; 120.98139