2021 DECEMBER, MANILA– SMX Convention Center Manila was recently named by World M.I.C.E Awards as the Best Convention Center in the Philippines for 2021. World M.I.C.E. Awards is an annual citation to honor the outstanding leaders in the M.I.C.E. (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) industry.

With over 17,000 sq. m. of leasable space, SMX Manila remains as the largest privately-owned convention center in the country. Boasting of four (4) flexible Halls, five (5) pillarless Function Rooms and fifteen (15) Meeting Rooms, it has hosted the biggest M.I.C.E events in the country: Manila Book Fair, PhilConstruct, World Food Expo (WOFEX), Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA), Philippine Franchise Expo, Philippine International Furniture Show, Philippine Dental Association, Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines (IIEE), WORLDBEX, Philippine College of Physicians and Kerygma, to name a few.

Without putting its guard down, safety protocols are continuously enforced within the facilities. Less physical contact, strict policy on wearing of face mask, contactless Health Declaration and Contact Tracing forms, monitored crowd movement via CCTV with face recognition function and event marshals, reduced seating capacity to implement safe crowd management, equipping building staff with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), frequent disinfection of venues and high-contact surfaces, and making use of live-streaming platforms for hybrid events to name a few.

SMX Convention Center continues to provide eXciting events in eXcellent locations complemented by eXceptional service from competent and highly-dedicated Events Professionals, upholding its commitment in providing #SMXsafespaces throughout its seven (7) properties located in Manila, Cebu, Bacolod, Davao and Olongapo City. SMX Convention Center is opening its 8th and 2nd standalone property in Clark, April 2022.

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Nian Liwanag-Rigor

Asst. Vice President for Public Relations

SM Hotels and Conventions Corp.

+63 917 855 7253


SMX Convention Center is the premier venue for meetings and events in the country with over 38,000 sq.m. of leasable space. Under the flagship of SMX Manila are SMX Aura, SMX Bacolod, SMX Davao, Olongapo City Convention Center and two Trade Halls namely, Megatrade Hall and Sky Hall Seaside Cebu. For more information, please visit www.smxconventioncenter.com