The most-anticipated creators festival kicked off with a two-day fanfare for moms featuring well-loved creators on YouTube.
Filipino moms and YouTube fans gathered at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on May 17 and 18 to catch the exciting celebrations and festivities of the first ever YouTube FanFest Moms Edition.
The show brought together top parenting, beauty, lifestyle, travel, and food creators from the Philippines and abroad for two days of fun exhibitions, educational presentations and insightful panel discussions about being a mom in the modern times.
Local creators Bianca Gonzalez, Andi Manzano Reyes, Fun Fun Tyang Amy, Haidee and Hazel, Crisha Uy, Lyqa Maravilla, Isha Borromeo (Purpleheiress) , and LIVE LOVE PARTY joined international sensation and mommy vlogger Judy Travis for workshops and live demonstrations about all things mom.
Fans also got up-close and personal with their favorite creators during the meet & greets and discussions on stage about parenting and personal stories on being a mom.
“Women in the Philippines are using YouTube to upskill themselves and create economic opportunities with our platform. It is truly inspiring to see how the Filipino creative community is coming together to produce educational, enriching and empowering content for women, leveraging YouTube as a platform to drive positive changes,” said Marc Lefkowitz, Head of YouTube Creator and Artist Development for APAC.
YouTube FanFest Moms Edition is made even more memorable with booths and activities from presenting sponsors NIDO 3+ and MAGGI.
“NIDO Growing Up Milks understand that being parents, especially to toddlers and pre-schoolers has never been easy. And so with the help of our panel of experts in toddler nutrition and Development, we are excited to share Parenting and nutrition tips during the YouTube FanFest Moms Edition. This event has the same vision of improving Filipinos’ lives that’s why it is really a good venue for us to reach out to our #1Moms,” said Missy Ayson, Vice President and Lead CMM for NIDO Growing Up Milks, NESTLÉ Infant Nutrition.
Pixie Eraña, Service Pillar Executive from MAGGI, said, “Helping Filipino moms cook the fresh food they love is the core of what we do here at MAGGI. That’s why we’re very excited to be a part of the first ever YouTube FanFest Moms Edition with our special guest Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo. It’s the perfect venue to launch our website maggi.ph, the Simply Good Kitchen, a culinary destination made better for the digital savvy mom community of YouTube. It’s a great opportunity for us to share recipes and tips and support this vibrant and meaningful community. “