Cybermonth 2017: ‘A grand festival for techies and gamers’
MANILA, Philippines – On its 10th year, SM Supermalls Cybermonth launched their latest line up of gadgets with their partner brands.
SAVP for Cyberzone Marketing and Sponsorship Patrick Pacla says that this year’s theme is all about online gaming. They had gaming stations, mascots and cosplayers to make the launch more interactive for all ages.
The highlight for this year’s Cybermonth is the partnership of SM Supermalls and Asus through "ROG Masters: The Philippine Qualifiers 2017." This live gaming competition brings together DOTA2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CGSO) players to compete for P200,000 worth of total prizes as well as the opportunity to go head to head with the Philippines’ top teams.
The month long celebration kicked off at SM North EDSA Cyber Zone annex last August 1. During the short program with representatives from brand partners Smart, Vivo and Asus, who presented their top of the line products just recently introduced to the market.
Throughout Cybermonth, people will experience a wide array of technology at SM malls. Pacla says: "A lot of Filipinos are into their smartphones. What we want them to know is that we have a wide array of technology that we'd like them to experience. We want them to make sure they are in touch with technology."
The launch was just a sneak peek of what people can check out in SM malls nationwide for the whole month of August – including great deals on smartphones, laptops and Internet services.
Check out these photos of the 2017 Cybermonth launch.
Select gadgets and accessories will also be on sale for up to 50% off for the entire month of August in the 63 participating SM malls.
SM also announced other activities such as the Cosplay carnival on the second and fourth week of the month where people can catch their favorite cosplay characters in a grand parade, the GameCon happening on all weekends of August where gamers and gaming enthusiasts can check out the latest gaming products and technology, and the bloggers workshop also happening on all weekends where top tech and lifestyle bloggers share tips and trade secrets. – Rappler.com