Major conventions return to Iloilo City
Photo by Iloilo City Government and Pespa
THE City of Love continues to host giant gatherings as tourist arrivals return to normal after a hiatus due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
Mayor Jerry Treñas welcomed the various events held in the city that attracted thousands of participants from all over the country, boosting tourism and economic activities.
Some 6,000 delegates, the largest to date, join the 39th three-day conference on education and development for principals and the national council of the Association of Elementary School Principals of the Philippines (Pespa ) at the Iloilo Convention Center (ICON) in Mandurriao District until June 30.
Other conventions held in July include the 8th Visayas Regional Conference of the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME) with some 500 delegates at Punta Villa in the Arevalo District from July 21-23 and Sunlife with some 450 delegates at the July 5 ICON.
The Komiket Iloilo Comic Festival from July 15-17 and the Iloilo Bike Festival from July 29-31 are also expected to attract and entice enthusiasts. (PR)
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