Last November 16, 2016 at Makati Shangri-la Hotel, the officials and organizers of the Miss Universe 2016 competition confirmed that the next pageant will be held in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, in January 30, 2017. Miss Universe Organization Vice President Shawn McClain signed contracts with Philippine sponsors led by Governor Luis “Chavit” Singson, Chairman of LCS Group. Hosting MISS UNIVERSE® brings pride, prestige and tourism opportunities to the Philippines. The contestants will experience many of the country’s attractions showcasing why the Philippines is the rising star of Asia.
The Venue will be at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines (15,000 capacity) will set the stage for MISS UNIVERSE®. The venue is the latest venture to rise at the leading entertainment and retail destination, the Mall of Asia Complex. In addition to the family, friends and fans who will travel to support their respective candidates, an enthusiastic local audience is expected. Furthermore, the global broadcast will reach approximately 190 different territories and countries worldwide.
The official Host is the LCS Group (www.1csgroup.com.ph). The LCS Group is leading its major partners from the private business sector which include Okada Manila, Solar Entertainment and SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc. to provide the estimated USD15 million needed to stage the pageant, to enable it to gain from the tourism opportunities that will benefit the economy. Other sponsoring organizations will be confirmed soon. A working committee includes the departments that are necessary to the successful execution of MISS UNIVERSE who are in charge of the various aspects of preparation such as venues, event programming, marketing and sponsorships, security, hotel accommodations, communications and administration.
- SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc.: The Philippines' largest conglomerate in shopping mall and real estate development, retail, banking, and tourism.
- Okada Manila: The premiere casino resort and hotel complex at the Entertainment City in Metro Manila.
- Solar Entertainment: One of the largest content providers and channel operators in the Philippines.
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65th Miss Universe
Luis Chavit Singson
Arch. RicheIIe Louise SingsowMic‘hael
Those interested to be part of the 65th Annual MISS UNIVERSE Competition as possibie partners or sponsors may address their inquiries to:
Architect RICHELLE LOUISE SINGSONMICHAEL at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
THE MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION
The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) creates and advances opportunities for women around the world through its network of relationships across entertainment, fashion and philanthropy. MUO encourages every woman to challenge herself, find her unique voice, and embody the organization's mission of being Confidently Beautiful.
For more information, please visit: www.missuniverse.com,