Upcoming technology and blogging events in the Philippines

Filipino geeks, techies, internet marketers, netizens and bloggers are preparing for a series of major events in the new few weeks and months – all proof positive of their passion for technology.

The 4th annual summit by the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP) to be held at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City will assemble internet and mobile marketing experts and practitioners for a two-day learning extravaganza. There will also be a special #TweetUp on Aug. 20, 7:00 pm, at the same venue. 

There will be several SFD events but a considerable number of organizations are holding one big event at not one, but two colleges at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. Champions of free and open source software will be there to introduce the curious to the joys and benefits of FOSS.

An annual writing project that seeks to identify and rewards the Philippine blogosphere’s “emerging” and “influential” blogs through votes by bloggers themselves. The awarding will be held sometime in Sept.

WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg is slated to attend this year’s edition of WordCamp Philippines at the De La Salle-College of St. Benilde. The Philippines held the first WordCamp in Southeast Asia in 2008. Bloggers and enterprise users of WordPress will be there to celebrate their favorite blogging/CMS platform and to learn more about it.

This year, Zamboanga City will host the 4th edition of this annual bloggers gathering from all over Southern Philippines. 

The first-ever blogging summit for the Visayas group of islands and provinces will be held in beautiful Iloilo City.

Being away from the home front is perhaps the biggest influencer for overseas Filipinos to blog. This annual awards events pays tribute to what they consider as the best among their ranks. The award ceremonies will be held at a venue in Metro Manila sometime in December.

If you know of other upcoming events, please share them by writing a comment.

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