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SMX Convention Clark, Olongapo win honors at DOT’s TRES Awards

The SMX Convention Centers in Clark and Olongapo bagged multiple awards at the recently concluded Department of Tourism Region 3 – Tourism Recognition for Enterprises and Stakeholders (TRES) Awards that took place at the Clark Freeport in Pampanga.

The TRES Awards hosted by DOT Region 3 aims to recognize the outstanding contributions of public and private stakeholders in Central Luzon’s tourism sector. SMX Convention Center Clark and Olongapo, being part of the scenic and rich lands of Central Luzon, made their mark on the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) categories.

On one hand, SMX Convention Center Clark brought home the following awards: Winner – Tourism Quality Awards – MICE Exhibition Category, Winner – Tourism Quality Awards – MICE Event Venue Category, and 2ndRunner Up – Tourism Quality Awards – MICE Meeting Room Category.

“These accolades serve as great honors for SMX Convention Center Clark as it has been gearing up for the upcoming M.I.C.E Conference which will happen on July 10 to 12, 2024,” the SMX management said.

On the other hand, SMX Convention Center Olongapo successfully garnered these awards: 1st Runner Up – Tourism Quality Awards – MICE Event Venue Category and 1st Runner Up – Mabuhay Award for Charlene Peralta in the Supervisory category.

These honors, according to the SMX management, are not just merely recognitions but also a celebration of the collective efforts made by each member of the SMX Force that have transformed SMX Convention Center Olongapo as an outstanding venue for hosting events in the region.

“These recognitions would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of the exceptional event-professional team to further promote and enhance the experiences of clients. SMX Convention Center Clark and Olongapo aim to continuously thrive in creating memorable events and strive for even greater heights in the MICE industry,” SMX officials added.