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at ‘Mabuhay Germany’ in BGC, May 25-26
Text and Photos By Monsi A. Serrano
With three days to go, Mabuhay Germany is already stirring a lot of excitement and curiosity among Filipinos awaiting the opening of this grand food and trade show at Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig City.
A two-day extravaganza on May 25-26, the event promises to be more than just an overpouring of beer and hefty loads of mouthwatering sausages , the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) assured.
Giving media a glimpse of what to expect at the event, the GPCCI press conference held last May 9 at the German Club Manila in Makati City said visitors should prepare themselves to be impressed by various new technology from Germany.
This year’s trade show, dubbed Mabuhay Germany, aims to live up to its theme, “New Heights.” Not only is the GPCCI’s aim is to impress, but to stoke newfound appreciation for and engagement in German culture, technology and innovation.
That is why apart from showcasing the best and the latest from Germany, there will also be a job fair from various German companies.
“It will be a colorful and fun two-day event as there are also other activities such as tech-talks, various fora, and also opportunities for enterprising Filipinos to network and collaborate with the members of the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry,” Dr. Martin Henkelmann, GPCCI executive director assured.
Also present during media briefing were Dr. Roland Schissau, Charges d’affairs, German Embassy, Dr. Bodo Goerlich, Vice President, German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI), Dr. Martin Henkelmann, Executive Director, German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) and Klaus D. Schadewald Chief Operating Adviser Volkswagen Philippines.
The Mabuhay Germany™ is the flagship event of the chamber as it continues to showcase German culture, cuisines, technology, innovations and networks.