Designed to be elegant with a special touch of glamour, Crowne Plaza Manila Gallleria’s Journey of Yes to forever was held at the Grand Ballroom last September 1, 2018. The hotel’s team of event professionals had turned the Grand Ballroom into a completely different set-up showcasing the most-sought after wedding suppliers and partners in the metro—from event styling & coordination, cakes, souvenirs, jewelry, photography and videography and more. Attendees of which were engaged couple and soon-to-be bride and groom preparing for their much awaited celebration.

The occasion commenced through ribbon cutting event led by Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria’s Executive Committee with special participation of Mr. Bong Regala and Fashion Designers Association of the Philippines headed by their President Mr. Gil Granado. The lobby was filled with Crowne Bridal Photo Gallery of Regala showcasing twelve Crowne Bridal Beauty Queens.


Every woman looks enchanting when wearing a wedding dress. It is said to be one of her most look after life precious moments. The unveiling of the Bridal Calendar made in partnership with Mr. Bong Regala featured a gallery of Beauty Queen photos wearing wonderful bridal gown creations of FDAP. It was a showcase of designs to give brides an endless inspiration for their own wedding.

Moreover, the hotel matches and connects the bridal industry by bringing together on the runway an array of wedding gowns created by FDAP namely, Hoho Alidio, Frederick Berches, Cathy Mora- Capistrano, Mary Anne Casanova, Russ Cuevas, Leonardo Dadivas, Danika Damo, Maricris Dela Peña, Ramil Estrope, Albert Fontanilla, Gil Granado, Cheena Ng Lio, Rex Nicdao, James O’Briant, North Ortiz, Rowell Panlilio, Dave Lee Aguirre Reyes, Patty Valle, Simon Ariel Vasquez, Choi Villarama and Jannette Visser.

Those stunning bridal collections were worn by Patty Betita (Bb. Pilipinas International 1991), Lou Bunyi Pareja (Look of the Year 1989), Justine Gabionza Paz (Miss Tourism Queen International), Maricarl Tolosa (Bb. Pilipinas International 2001), April Love Jordan (Ms. World Philippines-Princess 2012), Stephanie Magali Malibiran (Mrs. Asia International Tourism 2013), Gill Baltazar Medina (Bodyshots 1995), JP Abinuman Cox (Bodyshots 2000), April Tanhueco (Ms. Model of the World), Wilma Doesnt (Body Shots 1995), Angelee Claudett Delos Reyes (Miss Earth Philippines 2013), Joanna Romero (Bb. Pilipinas International 2000). Each dress in the collection embodies the different characteristics of brides to be.

The fashion show was professionally directed by the renowned Mr. Ogee Atos.  All were awe-struck and impressed by the collections presented.

Let Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria be your next ideal venue for special occasions and unique events, such as birthdays, conferences, seminars, and more. Equipped with an excellent team of event experts, guests can surely expect the best function space paired with great service and professionalism to keep your attendees energized and inspired.


1100 Ortigas Ave, Ortigas Center, Quezon City, 1100 Metro Manila

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