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Davao MICE DESK Program (Davao City)

travelOur Role

The Department of Tourism Davao is pleased to launch its MICE Desk to assist planners and organizers succeed in their MICE programs and projects in the Davao region. The desk will be equipped with necessary information about MICE.

Our Services

Planning Information and Advice
Provide professional, impartial and free advice on holding your MICE in Davao
Provide you a directory of conference centers, hotels, event, venues, tour operators and professional congress and events organizers in the region
Link you to local associations and government units that can help your MICE succeed
Assistance in creating your “bid book”.


A DVD on “Davao: From Islands to Highlands” for use during bid meetings or socials
Link your event website to our MICE website or include in our list of events in the site
Images for your bid books, invitations, and other collaterals

Arrival Resources

Use of the DOT information Counters at the Davao Internationl Airport (arrival and departure)
50 welcome kits and leis for MICE with 300 to 500 delegates
100 welcome kits and leis for MICE with at 500 to 1,000 delegates
One time full airport reception (VIP Lounge, lei reception and cultural performance) for MICE with at least 1,000 delegates

How to Avail of our Services

Official organizers and planners can register their MICE via our website or visit our MICE desk at the DOT Davao Office. For registration procedures, please visit

International Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge (Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur)


A 24-hour extreme challenge starting from Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur beach lines to the skyline of Mt. Apo's boulder face through disciplines of mountain biking, trekking, water tubing and road running.
Champion - 3,500 U.S. Dollars
First Runner Up - 2,180 U.S. Dollars
Second Runner Up - 1,630 U.S. Dollars
Top 5 Finishers - 218 U.S. Dollars


Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge is one of the toughest adventure races in the Philippines. It is one of the highlight events of the annual "Pista sa Kinaiyahan" celebration conducted by the Municipality of Sta. Cruz. For three consecutive years, the event has made Davao Region a leading destination for eco-adventure tourism. This is the first year we are going international.

General Information

1. To promote Davao Region as a prime eco-adventure tourism destination internationally
2. To develop responsible ethics among outdoor enthusiasts
3. To create awareness among outdoor people the importance of conserving mother nature
4. To cultivate the value of sportsmanship and spirit of camaraderie
5. To develop a lasting peace and order situation in Mindanao through sports