The 2019 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as 2019 SEA GAMES will be hosted by Philippines from 30 November to 11 December 2019. The hosting rights were originally to Brunei but due to financial and logistics reason, Brunei withdrawn.

This season will mark as the first decentralization which competition places through 23 cities across the Philippines distributed into 4 groups, all located in Luzon (Metro Manila, Clark, Subic/Olongapo and compromising of “stand alone venues”).

It will be the 4th time Philippines will host the Games – 1981, 1991, 2005 and this year. This time will have the first ever to include “e-sports and obstacle course” as well as having the highest participants in sports in the history of the games.

Going back to history – it all started in Thailand by “Laung Sukhumnaipradit” was then vice-president of the Olympic committee in Thailand. It was name as SEAP (SouthEast Asian Peninsula Games) in 1959 and first Games was 12-17 December same year in Bangkok, Thailand. Its goal is to help to promote the cooperation and understanding of each nation.

The opening ceremony will be held Philippine Arena on November 30, 2019 and a number of events will be held very close to the office in Clark

The full programed is available here.

If Profitmaster clients or potential clients are planning a visit to the Philippines during the games, we would love to see you here in the office. Our business tour coordinator can assist with accommodation and hospitality as well as tickets and ground transport.

Please contact [email protected]