Arts & Culture

61st Manila FAME at the SMX Convention Center

Find proudly Filipino-made furniture at the second longest-running trade show in the Asia Pacific


Considered as the country’s premiere design and lifestyle event, Manila FAME is a bi-annual showcase of craftsmanship, design innovation, and artisanship in Philippine products.

It features finely selected furniture and home furnishings, holiday gifts and décor, and fashion accessories designed and crafted in the Philippines for the global market.

Manila FAME is the second longest-running trade show in the Asia-Pacific, and is the only trade event in the country that is approved by the Union des Foires Internationales (UFI), the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry.

Photos courtesy of Ito Kish and Manila Fame.

For this edition of Manila FAME, three generations of designers gather -- from seasoned artisans tested by time, to young and bright artists starting to make a mark in the design world, to the up-and-coming talents brimming with raw ingenuity – to create an encompassing experience of Philippine craftsmanship that will ignite a spark of inspiration in the world of fashion and design. 

(In photo: Schema’s booth at the 60th Manila FAME)

Zatellite pendant lamps by Schema 

With the UN proclamation of the year 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, Manila FAME gives special focus on one of its design-driven sectors – lamps and lighting – with a unique lighting installation based on material, color, and regional representation.

(In photo: Urban pendant lamps by Schema)

(from left to right) Labyrinth Floor Lamps with powder-coated steel and the geometric pattern etched on acrylic by Stanley Ruiz for Venzon Lighting, Panel by Tara Designs, and Folk Theory cabinets with silkscreened patterns on recycled newspaper by Stanley Ruiz for Craft Mill, Inc. at the 60th Manila FAME

(clockwise) Cubico single chairs made of forged black iron by Industria, vase by Asia Ceramics, and side table by Contemporaneo and Chanalli at the 60th Manila FAME

(clockwise) Lilypad hanging lamp by Leeroy New for Hive, Stone vase in gilded gold finish by Stanley Ruiz for Lightworks, Cubico tall side table by Industria, brown full length dress and indigo cocktail dress made of cotton, viscose, and linen by Josie Natori at the 60th Manila FAME


Since 1983, Manila FAME has nurtured and promoted Philippine manufacturers and producers in the global market, consistently featuring top-quality export products and unique Philippine craftsmanship in home and fashion.

(In photo: Multi-colored clutches made of Monaco cotton crochet thread by Carissa Evangelista for the Beatriz brand at the 60th Manila FAME)

Organized by the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM)Manila FAME, which is held twice a year in March and October, is one of the longest running trade shows in the Asia Pacific, featuring the latest Philippine-made creations from artisans and manufacturers and is the only trade event in the country approved by the Union des Foires Internationales (UFI), the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry.

Photo courtesy of Ito Kish, one of the exhibitors at the 61st Manila FAME

13-16 March 2015

09:00am - 06:00pm 

SMX Convention Center, 
Mall of Asia Complex, 
Pasay City, Philippines 

— Furniture & Furnishings 
— Home Accents 
— Gifts 
— Holiday Decor 
— Fashion Accessories 
— Apparel & Textiles 

The Manila FAME Project Team 
Center for International Trade Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM) 

Golden Shell Pavilion 
ITC Complex, Roxas Boulevard corner 
Gil Puyat Avenue, Pasay City 
1300 Philippines 

T: 632.833.1258 | 831.1265 | 831.2201 
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F: 632.834.0177 | 832.3965 

Photo courtesy of Ito Kish, one of the exhibitors at the 61st Manila FAME


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