Small and proud

local businesses and products shine in The Great Kadayawan Trade Fair and Bazaar THE MOST anticipated Kadayawan bazaar in Davao City returned this year with its biggest installation yet.

The Great Kadayawan Trade Fair and Bazaar, organized by Mocha Events Production, featured over 200 booths that carried a wide range of products and services.

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COUNCILOR Victorio Advincula Jr., Honda Philippines Inc. Power Group Head Antonio Ulat Jr., Dionilo Dela Torre of Mang Danny’s ice cream, Mocha Events Production proprietor Jette Angela Te, and Smart Communications Inc. area development head Arnold Dellosa formally open The Great Kadayawan Trade Fair and Bazaar.

Those that stood out were finely crafted retail and food items became must-haves of every shopper and food lover.   “Through this bazaar, we hope to give small and local business a platform to showcase their products,” bazaar organizer Jette Te.Te, who believes that local businesses are a fuel to the city’s growing economy, said that the bazaar recognizes products of Davao and also welcomes those coming from outside the city.She said that the bazaar, which is now on its fifth year, attracted thousands of visitors daily. It ran from August 18-21.“We estimated that at least 10 thousand people visit daily,” Te said.

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DAPHNE Sy runs Mrs. Sy’s homemade cakes and pastries

Te’s business, Mocha Events Production, which specializes in organizing trade fairs, has long established the bazaar to be a signature event and a weekend to be anticipated in the city.

During the first run of the bazaar in 2010, 130 booths took part in the selling event. This number increased in increments up to this year.

Follow Facebook.com/kadayawanbazaar and Facebook.com/mochaproductions88 to find out when the next big bazaar will be mounted next.

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