The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) is set to host the 2023 Hybrid National Trade Fair on August 23 to 27 at the Megatrade Halls at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. The event will showcase sustainable, green, and eco-friendly materials and products, as well as digital innovations for MSMEs.
Organized in partnership with the DTI Regional and Provincial Offices, the five-day event will feature over 250 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from the country’s 16 regions. The exhibitors will showcase and sell a rich selection of non-food products such as furniture and furnishings, woodcrafts, metalcrafts and leathercrafts, home décor, houseware, apparel made of indigenous textiles, modern and traditional formal wear, fashion accessories and wearables made of eco-friendly materials, gift collections, souvenir items, holiday décor, personal care, and health and wellness products.
Fairgoers will also be able to experience the various special settings and pavilions, including:
- Philippine Sustainability Pavilion featuring Bamboo, Coconut, Natural Fibers, and Grass
- Innovative Coconut-based Products Cluster
- Other Innovative Products Cluster
- The Rural Agro-enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth Project (RAPID) Special Setting
- KAPEtirya: Coffee Pavilion
- Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Project Beneficiaries Special Cluster
- Philippine Green Living and Holiday Décor Pavilion
- #FlexPHridays Photo Corner
Photo from DTI.BDTP Facebook Page
In line with the DTI’s digitalization strategy, the 2023 National Trade Fair continues to expand the market access of participating MSMEs through e-commerce platforms and social media channels. All NTF exhibitors will be featured in the upcoming edition of Sisidlan: The Official NTF 2023 Digital Product Catalog, which includes the product information and contact details of the exhibitors. Buyers outside Metro Manila can follow live updates of the physical show through online streaming on the BDTP Facebook.
The formal opening of the 2023 National Trade Fair will be held on Wednesday, August 23, with top DTI officials and guests from partner-agencies in attendance.
To know more about the 2023 National Trade Fair and other programs of the DTI-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion, please follow their social media accounts on Facebook (DTI.BDTP), Instagram (dti.bdtp), and Twitter (@DTI_BDTP). You may also email BDTP Director Marievic M. Bonoan at [email protected].