April 22, 2019

What to Expect At Treasures of SOX: DOT’s Travel and Trade Expo 2019

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  • The abundant local products of the SOCCSKSARGEN region will once again be highlighted and showcased at this year’s Treasure of SOX: Travel and Trade Expo happening at Robinsons Place Manila from April 25 to 28, 2019!

    Hosted by the Department of Tourism – Region 12 in coordination with other government agencies and local government units, Treasure of SOX will feature a four-day expo of travel, sales, business, investments, food, fashion, farming, and new products!

    Here are some of the things you shouldn’t miss at this year’s expo:


    SOCCSKSARGEN’s culture and its rich and prime products will be highlighted at this year’s expo through a series of activities and exhibits of food, wearable items, textiles, accessories, handicrafts and other products made from indigenous materials.

    The exhibit will also feature various fresh and processed food, assorted vegetables, rice, fish, bread, and pastries from the region. Visitors can also expect product launches such as DTI Region 12’s ‘Our 12 Treats’, or the region’s famous pasalubongs.

    Business, Fashion, and Culture

    As added features, there will also be investment forum courtesy of DTI as well as B2B or business-to-business matching. 

    They will also introduce the Durante Fashion Collections by Dante Mana, a 19-year old designer based in Surallah, South Cotabato whose creations feature the use of tnalak, inaul, and other indigenous textiles of Southern Mindanao. 

    DOT 12’s latest initiative called ‘Complete WoMen,’ a gender and development effort aimed at empowering the women worker of the tourism industry will also be highlighted throughout the expo. 

    To make the expo even more exciting, Hinugyaw Dance Troupe and SOX Choreographers Association Region 12 will be doing cultural dances for everyone!


    Now on its fourth year, over a hundred thousand travel enthusiasts, tour operators, tourism cooperatives and travel associations will be gathered to bring the best of SOCCSKSARGEN region.

    Visitors may visit booths and exhibits of some of the region’s popular tourist sites, and see the tour packages they can offer. 

    As they continue to introduce new products, this year’s Treasures of SOX will also reveal a VIP card which tourists can use to avail of freebies and discounts from Regional Tourism Council-accredited establishments!

    Treasures of SOX will be happening on April 25 to 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm at Robinsons Place Manila. For more information, you may contact them at (083) 520-1274 or visit their website at Best of SOX.


    What: Treasures of SOX: Travel and Trade Expo
    When: April 25 to 28, 2019
    Where: Midtown Atrium, Robinson’s Place Manila, Pedro Gil St, Ermita, Manila
    Facebook: facebook.com/TreasuresOfSox
    Website: https://sox.explora.ph

    Image courtesy of Treasures of SOX’s Facebook Page

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