The VIB Program is an institutionalized package of services and benefits forforeign buyers of IFEX Philippines. It is designed to provide a meaningful andrewarding sourcing experience at the show.
The following sectors are covered:
|VIB CATEGORIES||INCENTIVE PARTICULARS|
|INCENTIVE PARTICULARS||AIRFARE* SUBSIDY||HOTEL ACCOMODATION|
Decision makers, purchasing managers and importer/distributor dealing with major food retail chain operators, such as supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores and wholesale clubs. Top-Grocers must have an annual sales of USD 10M and above if their product line category is under Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Retail, or USD 5M and above if their product line category is under Contract or Hospitality markets.
Industry authorities and notables, as well as heads of relevant business associations that influence industry or public opinion. Examples are resource speakers, celebrity chefs, journalists and heads of retail or importer associations. A Guest Luminary must commit to play an active role or be in attendance in any or all IFEX Philippines special events or activities.
|HEAD OF DELEGATION
Primary organizers/companies or coordinators of overseas buying missions composed of at least, 10 buyers including independent retailers and wholesalers. The delegation may also include marketing agents, officials of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) and Philippine Embassies abroad.
Trade buyers that have retained an annual sales between $1M and $10M if their product line category is under FMCG Retail, or between $300,000 and $5M if their product line category is under Contract or Hospitality markets.
Submit the following documents to IFEX Philippines:
Completely accomplished IFEX Philippines VIB Application Form (Contact Philippine Trade Posts in your country)
Scanned copy of passport page with picture and complete name
Company profile (electronic or scanned copy)
Corporate Annual Report (when required for verification)
Request endorsement to the VIB Program from the following organizations:
Wait for the IFEX Philippines Buyer Marketing Team to evaluate and validate the submitted requirements. Only complete documents shall be processed for screening and approval.
Receive confirmation from IFEX Philippines.
Provisions are subject to IFEX Philippines Secretariat’s acceptance / approval.
|LONG HAUL. For flights that take, at least, 6 hours and is often non-stop||USD 1,200.00|
|SHORT HAUL. For flights that take less than 6 hours||USD 500.00|
- Copy of e-ticket
- Proof of payment
- Original boarding pass
- Photocopy of passport (page with photo and signature)
- Photocopy of passport (page with entry stamp to the Philippines)
- Completely filled out Buyer Survey Form (to be accomplished on-site)
• Upon Arrival: Airport to partner hotel
• During the Fair: Scheduled pick-ups from partner hotel to fair venue and vice versa
• After the Fair: Partner hotel to airport