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More than 600 Travel bloggers attended TBEX Asia in Bangkok, Thailand, in October 2015 for one the world’s most influential blogging networking events. TBEX Asia 2016 will be held in Manila.
TBEX Asia is held in a different Asian city each fall. In 2015, it was held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The next venue? Keep reading!
Manila in the Philippines will be the site of TBEX Asia 2016, which will run from 13 to 16 October 2016. It will be the 2nd annual meeting of the Asian arm of Travel Blogger Exchange, a.k.a. TBEX, which positions itself as “the future of travel media”.
Bloggers, podcasters, videographers, and photographers are welcome as are representatives of the travel industry, including PR agencies, tour operators, and providers of travel products.
Events include workshops, keynote speeches, educational break-out sessions, and networking opportunities. Blogger sessions comprise three main elements: content, community, and commerce.
Other networking opportunities include Speed Networking, coffee breaks, lunches, and evening events. Tours, activities, and fam trips are scheduled before and after the conference.
There are also pre- and post-conference events.
Similar events are held in Europe and North America.
TBEX North America will be held in Bloomington, Minnesota, from 29 to 31 May 2016. TBEX Europe will be held in Stockholm, Sweden from 14 to 16 July 2016.