Buyer Services | IFEX Philippines | Asia's Ethnic Food & Ingredients Show | 19 - 21 May 2017 | World Trade Center Metro Manila & Philippine Trade Training Center

Buyer Services

Buyer Services - Before the Show

Before the Show

  1. Online registration
  2. Assistance in hotel booking arrangement
  3. Pre-arranged business itinerary as requested
  4. VIP assistance from airport to venue to buyers booked at IFEX Philippines partner hotel (airport reception, airport transfer)
Buyer Services - During the Show

During the Show

  1. Worry-free sourcing with a personal IFEX Philippines buddy (subject to availability and upon request)
  2. Shuttle services to and from the venue and official partner hotel
  3. Dedicated interpreter during business meetings (upon request prior to the show)
  4. Pre-arranged visits to exhibitors’ factories and shops (upon request)
  5. Access to networking events
  6. Complimentary assistance for travel arrangements within the Philippines
  7. Customized tour to selected destinations (upon request)
Buyer Services - After the Show

After the Show

  1. Follow-up and coordination with suppliers met during the show
  2. Updates on IFEX Philippines

Buyer Programs


Download VIB Program

The VIB Program brings carefully selected foreign buyers to the show and ensures their comfort and convenience through pre-arranged business-to-business meetings, and provision of a package of amenities. The G-Mart Program provides a special business-matching facility for retail chain operators or top grocers on the lookout for private labelling arrangements.

You can be a VIB*!
Here are the basic requirements:
*subject to evaluation / approval of show organizer

  1. Must be an established wholesaler, retailer, distributor, or bulk buyer
  2. Must have a steady distribution network of food products
  3. Must be operating for, at least, two (2) years
  4. Must be a decision-making official of the company

Qualified buyers are entitled to VIB incentives that include:

  1. First-class hotel accommodations with buffet breakfast
  2. Arrangement of one-on-one meetings with targeted suppliers
  3. VIB assistance and services
  4. Hotel-venue-hotel transfers
Download VIB Form

Download the Trade Buyer Application

VIB forms may be submitted to the IFEX Philippines Secretariat or through the office of the Commercial Attaché or Commercial Counselor. Buyers may register online or may send application by email.

IFEX : Connect - Meet the Exhibitor

IFEX : Connect - Meet the Exhibitor

Explore business opportunities with trade exhibitors through the IFEX Philippines Connect, a customized platform for integrated business-matching services dedicated to help you identify and screen potential business partners.