Biggest educational convention, tradeshow held at SMX
The first biggest Educational convention & tradeshow was held from August 5–8 at Halls 1 and 2 of the SMX Convention Center. Tagged as the 1st Philippine Annual Convention for Education & Tradeshow – PACE 2013 was aimed as an annual knowledge gathering medium for all sectors involved in the field of education and its auxiliary services . It was designed as a platform for our government agencies involved in Philippine Education to disseminate vital information on current thrusts, plans & developments to administration & academic heads & owners of learning institutions in our country at the same time equipping them with the latest trends & technologies essential in the 21st century mentoring & learning.
The Convention had three separate conferences, the Educator’s Convention which was open to all school owners, administrators, department heads and principals and educators of both private and public schools where critical issues, new programs & developmental plans will be discussed by the government agencies. The College Leadership Congress opened to all student leaders of various colleges and universities aimed to enhance their leadership capability and community involvement, being the future leaders of our country. DILG under the leadership of Director Renato L. Brion III with DepEd staged the DRRM Conference for all the DRRM teams of schools with the theme of “Building Excellent Education through Resiliency”.
The Tradeshow, an integral part of the project, showcased the best technology products, gadgets, learning tools, resources, practices, software & services that can equip and enhance knowledge & learning of its visitors & participants. Visitors can compare, evaluate, source out, test new products, techniques & services.
In line with developing human products, Free Workshops were put up on varied interests. Our country’s top BPO companies have likewise put up a JOB FAIR while the Filipino Inventor’s Society & the Department of Science & Technology will showcase Filipino ingenuity & inventions. PACE was organized by Artiste’s Visions Productions in cooperation with DepEd, CHED, TESD, DOST, DILG, MMDA and OCD.