Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Bijoux Cebu-Asia's Destination for Green Jewelry.

Bijoux Cebu 2009
Bijoux, read as \ˈbē-ˌzhü\ is a French word which means small dainty usually ornamental piece of delicate workmanship or something delicate, elegant, or highly prized or just to cut short it means "Jewel" or jewelry.
BIJOUX CEBU “Asia’s Destination for Green Jewelry” – Spring-Summer 2010 Collection is an international trade exhibition of fashion jewelry and accessories showcasing exclusively Philippine-made products in an event designed to be both a commercial and social experience. Happening on dates September 26-28, 2009 at the Prestige location of Shangri-la’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu, Philippines.
This international event is absolutely free as its a Trade-only Exhibition organize by Fashion Accessories Manufacturers and Exporters Foundation Philippines, Inc. (FAME Foundation) and is well supported by Private and Government Agencies to name some: Export Development Council, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Tourism, Department of Science and Technology, Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Provincial Government of Cebu.
As I may have foreseen, these event would surely atrracts crowd as I will mention the following event hightlights that is store for us:
  • An Exhibition of the latest designs and Philippine-widest selection of eco-fashion accessories and raw materials for the Spring-Summer 2010, Eco-chic Collection;
  • Top 100 looks is the main theme lifestyle setting with a wide array of design galleries for men’s bags and jewelry, footwear, bridal Accessories, children’s and teen’s jewelry, resort hats, ecologically correct fabric-based accessories, and refuse re-use jewelries, Cebu’s Top Couturiers’ Work on Display, Reception Area;
  • Daily Fashion Shows featuring Eco Chic Collection 2010 with a theme: “Inter-continental Green – Bijoux Cebu selling to the 5 continents on Earth”Opening ShowGo Green Show Eco-Chic 2010; “Green World Premiere”
    Buyers’ Reception Night Show
    Gala Show “Green parterre 2010” (Resort/Chill-out wear/Haute Couture/Evening Wear0
    Regular ShowsLadies Accessories “Inter-continental Green”
    Men’s Accessories “Men’s Environ”
    Specialized Product Category Shows
    Footwear Show “Step-in Green”
    Bag Show “Bagging Green” (Men’s & Ladies)
    Hat Show “Green House”
    Textile-based Accessories “Eco-Fab”
    Refuse Reuse Jewelry “Pro Vouge Pro Green”
    Bridal Accessories Show “Yes I Do”
    Hot Bikini Accessories Show (Men & Women) “Green Salad”
    Matinee ShowChildren’s Show “Green Party” (theme parties, beach, poolside party, Sunday’s best)
    Packet Show Desiño Sugbu “New Green Show”
    Closing Show “Green Reality Show”
  • On-the-Spot Stranding and Design Competition representing an eclectic mix of seasoned Filipino artists and upcoming designers in the industry
  • A Craft Demonstration Area where buyers can observe expert artisans demonstrating different techniques in the design and construction of accessories
  • Product Development Services for buyers to have on-the-spot sampling and actual production of customized accessories
  • Green Components Competition for exporters to come up with new, exclusive and original raw materials, compoents and products that were not brought to other international shows
  • A Cash & Carry Area where buyers can buy ready stocks of fashion accessories or raw materials at discounted rates of up to 30% off
  • A special showcase featuring Philippine natural fibers and components will be highlighted in celebration of the International Year of Natural Fibers.
  • Daily social functions for both buyers and exhbitors
  • Special trips to factories for behind-the-scenes peeks at the industry
  • Special trip to FAME Foundation’s tree plantation under its Go Green project
With Cebu being the capital of the Philippine fashion accessories industry, the exhibit will be featuring primarily Cebu-based manufacturers and exporters, along with companies from other parts of the Philippines. Exhibition will be showcasing costumer jewellery, bags, sandals, and components, all sourced from natural resources and indigenous raw materials found in the Philippines. As they give their objectives:
  • To provide buyers with strong business opportunities in a relaxed, vacation
    atmosphere, focusing on building relationships and goodwill;
  • To create an opportunity to thank the buyers for their continued support and appreciation of the Philippine Fashion Accessories industry; and
  • To present buyers with the widest-range of Philippine green jewelry on location in Cebu, which is the capital of the fashion accessories industry in the Philippines.
For more info here are the Event organizers contact info:
Bioux Cebu SecretariatCebu FAME Foundation
Costume Jewelry Center, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines
Telephone Nos. +6332 2550851, 2550861
E-mail Address: info@cebufame.com.ph
Website: http://www.bijouxcebu.com/

and
Jodie Lynn Go Soontit

Crinnovent Corporation
Suite 208, Foodland Building, Banilad, Cebu City
Telephone Nos. +6332 3472987, +63 9209206416
E-mail Address: jgsoontit[a]hotmail.com

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3 comments: on "Bijoux Cebu-Asia's Destination for Green Jewelry."

Sara said...

Wow this is exciting. More info here http://www.bijouxcebu.com/

Anonymous said...

So free yung admission pala. Bakit sa Shangrila yung venue, marami namang lugar sa Cebu City?

miong said...

Hi Sara, yeah really exciting!
Cebu FAME chooses Shangrils Mactan Island Results bhecause of its location nearby the seashores of Islands of Mactan and besides the traffic towrds the resort is not that heavy compared here in the city.

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