Top 10 Interesting Things about the National Trade Fair

The annual National Trade Fair organized by the Department of Trade and Industry Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (DTl-BDTP) happened August 22 to 25 at the Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City.

To all the savvy shoppers that participated in the National Trade Fair, for sure you enjoyed and purchased interesting and awesome Pinoy products.

Here are some Top 10 interesting reasons the National Trade Fair:

  1. The Best Products from the Regions. There will be 276 exhibitors from a“ over the country offering products such as furniture and furnishings, houseware and decor, wearables and fashion accessories, gifts and souvenirs, as well as heirloom food, and health and wellness products.
  2. Holiday Decor Pavilion. Jumpstart your Christmas design ideas by checking out the special setting of the Philippine Homestyle and Holiday Decor Association (PhilHHDA) for a sneak peek at the upcoming holiday trends, including holiday decor made of recycled or upcycled materials.
  3. Living Green Pavilion. Discover green crafts developed by eco-conscious MSMEs in collaboration with the Design Center of the Philippines. The showcase features a one-of-a-kind design collaboration that champions materials indigenous to the country and pushes for efforts that are kinder to the planet.
  4. The Green Pavilion. in search of organic, sustainable, eco-friendly, and yummy food? Indulge your taste buds at the display of the Association of Laguna Food Processors (ALAFOP) in partnership with DTl-Laguna.
  5. Maranaw Art of Now. Help our internally displaced persons (IDPs) or ‘bakwits’ in their economic recovery by supporting their wares at this special section curated by Marian Pastor Roces and organized in cooperation with DTl Region 10.
  6. Furniture and Furnishings Showcase. Looking to upgrade your home with a new statement piece crafted by Filipino artisans? Need a distinctive item to brighten up your space? Don’t miss out a stop at this special setting for the best in Filipino craftsmanship.
  7. One Town, One Product (OTOP) Hub. Each region has its own specia|ty products. You don’t have to go home to the province to stock up on all the delicacies you miss from home.
  8. Leather Crafting Workshop. Make your own belt, coin purse, wallet or bag. Or just support this social enterprise involving persons with disabilities by buying some of their handcrafted |eather goods.
  9. Kapetirya. Another mainstay at the national trade fairs, the Coffee Pavilion brings the best of Philippine coffee blends to the metro.
  10. Green Station. Contribute to the green initiative by bringing waste materiais for recyd’mg by our partner-benefrciaries. For your good deed, you get a free eco-bag courtesy of Monteverde Sewing me.

For more information, please contact the DTI-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion at telephone numbers (02) 751-3223 and (02) 791 3102, or email

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