Press Release

PACEOS inducts new board members


TeamAsia founder Monette Iturralde-Hamlin named new president

The Philippine Association of Conference/Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers, Inc. (PACEOS) formally inducted its new board members, which represent leading professional events, exhibition and convention organizers, and trade business partners and institutions. The induction was led by Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr. at the Department of Tourism (DOT).

TeamAsia founder and veteran corporate events organizer Monette Iturralde-Hamlin was named new PACEOS president, and will oversee the association’s initiatives to support development of the Philippines as a leading exhibition and convention destination.

Photo (from left) shows Orly Ballesteros, Ex-Link Management and Marketing Services, Director for Ways and Means; Sonia Sayaman, Agility International Logistics, Treasurer; Pamela Pascual, World Trade Center Metro Manila, Director for Ethics Committee; Celine Clemente, Asia Gem and Tourism Foundation, Inc., Director for Publicity and Promotions; Adelia Majaba, Danex Signs, Inc., Secretary General; Monette Iturralde- Hamlin, Hamlin-Iturralde Corporation (TeamAsia), President; DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr.; Dexter Deyto, SMX Convention Center, VP-Suppliers; Jing Lagandaon, Globalink-MP Events Int’l., Inc., VP-Conventions; Dinah Gonzalez, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Auditor and Director for Membership; and Marisa Nallana, Philippine Exhibits and Themeparks Corporation (PETCO), Chairman.

The Philippine Association of Convention/Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers, Inc. (PACEOS) was established in 1981 as a non-stock, non-profit organization. The association currently boasts of 40 member organizations, all of which are leading professional event, exhibition and convention organizers and their partners in business – venue owners, booth contractors, freight forwarders, and hotels as well as institutions offering allied services, such as travel and tour agencies, airlines, printing, and other agencies.

About TeamAsia
TeamAsia is an award-winning strategic marketing communications firm that develops place, corporate, and personal brand strategies, creative concepts, and marketing communications programs and campaigns incorporating events, public relations, and Web 2.0 tools for its clients. Its core businesses include design services; public relations, editorial, copywriting, and SEO services; media relations; event management; online campaign management; and web development. The agency also offers workshops and seminars primarily related to its core communications businesses.