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Jointly organized by the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Cagayan de Oro and Gold-CDO chapters, Deconex 2017 is the premier yearly design and construction exhibit in this part of the country.
Now on its ninth annum at Centrio in Cagayan de Oro City, Deconex 2017 has always been held in partnership with Holcim Cement.
Boyd Ormita, Holcim Philippines sales officer for North Central Mindanao, said Holcim is assisting UAP members all year-round in their continuing education initiatives.
Ormita said the company is lucky to be part of the bigger Swiss-based LafargeHolcim. The parent company regularly sends in some of its technical experts to the Philippines to conduct professional lectures such as continuing education for professionals like architects, civil engineers, etc.
At Deconex 2017 which was held from February 23 to 26 this year, Holcim Philippines also held cement mixing demos at their booth for its Holcim WallRight and Holcim Premium products. There was also a product presentation on Saturday afternoon.
Ormita said that Holcim Philippines conducts safety trainings to its clients too throughout the year. Holcim Philippines North Central Mindanao which is based in Lugait, Misamis Oriental covers the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Camiguin and neighboring provinces.
Ormita beamingly announced that Deconex has tremendously helped a lot in bridging the company to its government, industry and household clients in this part of Mindanao.
There were more than 50 exhibitors for Deconex 2017.
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