SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) continues to strengthen its brand presence across the Philippines with the official opening of SMX Convention Center Clark on 24 May 2022.

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was led by SMHCC President Elizabeth T. Sy and, as Mabalacat City Mayor Cris Garbo’s representative, Board Member-Elect Win Garbo. With them were SCMC President Steven Tan, SMHCC Executive Vice President Peggy E. Angeles, SMHCC Senior Vice President for Operations Walid Wafik, Clark Development Corporation Chairman Atty. Edgardo D. Pamintuan, Bases Conversion and Development Authority Head of Investment Promotions and Marketing Michelle De Vera, Department of Tourism Region 3 Division Chief Ronsan Pelariza, and SMX Convention Center Clark Senior Branch Manager Miguel Morato.

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was led by: (L-R) SMX Convention Center Clark Senior Branch Manager Miguel Morato; SCMC President Steven Tan; SMHCC Executive Vice President Peggy Angeles; Board Member-Elect Win Garbo, representing Mabalacat City Mayor Cris Garbo; SMHCC President Elizabeth Sy; SMHCC Senior Vice President for Operations Walid Wafik; Clark Development Corporation Chairman Atty. Edgardo D. Pamintuan; and Department of Tourism Region 3 Division Chief Ronsan Pelariza

“SMX Convention Center’s presence in this vibrant district of the North solidifies SMHCC’s unprecedented growth and optimism as Clark Freeport is poised to become the preferred MICE and tourism destination in the Asia-Pacific region by 2030. What you have seen today are just a few of the countless and creative ways of transforming these event spaces at SMX into slice-of-life representations that exude dynamism, rhythm, and energy,” said Ms. Angeles of SMHCC.

SMX Convention Center Clark is dubbed as the second stand-alone convention center after SMX Manila. It boasts of a gross leasable space of more than 4,000 sq. m., comprising of two (2) level event venues and a mezzanine floor for offices. Conveniently located adjacent to Park Inn by Radisson Clark and the flourishing SM City Clark development, this new MICE icon is ready to take on events and celebrations with its three (3) trade halls, three (3) function rooms, and 14 smaller meeting rooms. These iconic properties are found within the integrated business and leisure hub interconnected by the SM Sky Line providing seamless synergy amongst retail, entertainment, corporate, and educational establishments in the complex.

SMX Convention Center Clark is located within a 16-minute drive from the airport via Manuel Roxas highway and approximately a 20-minute drive via Gil Puyat Clark East Perimeter Road.

About SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC)

SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) was established in April 2008 with the primary purpose of developing and managing the hotel and convention properties of SM Prime, one of the largest integrated property developers in Southeast Asia. SMHCC is guided by its mission to be the leading hotel and convention company in the Philippines and its vision to build and operate hotels and convention centers that take pride in Filipino warmth and hospitality.

Currently, the SMHCC portfolio is comprised of nine (9) hotel properties with a combined inventory of more than 2,200 rooms and over 41,000 sqm. of leasable convention space. The list of properties under SMHCC includes Taal Vista Hotel, Pico Sands Hotel, Conrad Manila, Radisson Blu Cebu, Park Inn by Radisson Clark, Park Inn by Radisson Davao, Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo, Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA, Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod, and the SMX Convention Centers and trade halls.

For more information, please visit https://smhotels.com.ph/