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Staging PH’s 1st huge virtual event

August 19, 2020 By: Miguel A. Miñana Production team wears masks and observes physical distancing. On March 15, a day before Manila was locked down for quarantine, ThemeWorks staged two major events: the Women Summit at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, and the opening of the PBA at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Both venues were filled …Read more »

Miguel Miñana Shares His Expertise in Robert Blancaflor’s Art & Science of Event Styling Talks

  Having been in the field of event management for 28 years warranted Miguel Miñana’s place as one of the panelists of the prestigious line-up of resource speakers in the recently concluded Art & Science of Event Styling Talks held at the Manila House Private Members Club conducted by famed Filipino event stylist Robert Blancaflor. The talks, attended by young …Read more »

What Asean leaders had for gala dinner—‘sinigang na maya-maya sa miso,’ ‘bistek’ sushi, ‘ensaladang ubod at alugbati’

Most of the plates came back empty, including those of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Duterte November 23, 2017 By: Vangie Baga-Reyes "Budin" Filipono caramel flan For their gala dinner at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, world leaders attending the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit last Nov. 12 enjoyed a great selection of …Read more »

A cast of thousands for Asean summit—how one man ensured it was a ‘seamless’ success

Mike Miñana, one of the country’s top events organizers, left nothing to chance By: Cathy Cañares-Yamsuan Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:18 AM November 19, 2017 US Ambassador Sung Kim (with mic) tries his hand at sing-along at the closing party hosted by Abac chair Joey Concepcion (in black T-shirt) in Okada Manila. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS Seamless is a word that Mike …Read more »

Manila’s who’s who in Asean awards

Let’s embrace the micro and small entrepreneurs—Joey Concepcion September 24, 2017 President Duterte is flanked by Joey Concepcion, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Emma Imperial. Manila’s who’s who in business, industry and lifestyle attended the Asean Business Advisory Council Awards at Solaire Grand Casino and Resort Sept. 6. Forty-seven awardees were feted in the ceremony attended by President Duterte. Joey Concepcion …Read more »