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Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. (left) poses with Phillips Collection chief executive officer and president Mark Phillips (right) in one of the Manila FAME’s booths displaying pieces designed by multi-awarded artist Ann Pamintuan (center) on March 13, 2015 during the 61st edition of the Manila FAME at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Phillips Collection is engaged in the wide range of home designing and furnishing business. It sources its products from the Philippines, sells in the US, and has showrooms in New York, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas and High Point. It also exhibits in shows for hospitality, design or visual display in different countries. Philips said that the US buyers come to the Philippines to look for unique products. Through the Manila FAME, the country’s premiere design and lifestyle event, Philippines reinforces its position as a sourcing hub for creative and design-forward home and fashion products. (DTI-PRU)