As in all things the Philippinw Blog Awards started with an idea – To recognize the best in the Filipino Blogging Commmunity. This was the proverbial seed that sprouted became full grown and began to bear its blossoms and then it fruits. This of course without the support of the volunteers and members of Filipino Blogging Commun9ty. It has been three years since the first Philippine Blog Awards.
So what has happened so far?
The idea became a project and the project became what was to be known as The Philippine Blog Awards. It was conceptualizes by bloggers three bloggers – Abe Olandres, Jayvee Fernandez and Gail Villanueva. The aim was to recognize notable Filipino-owned blogs. And with the help of the signficant support of the volunteers, members of the Philippine Blogging Community, and the sponsors the Philippine Blogging Community the awards cane to be.
And the 1st Philippine Blog Awards was held March 31, 2007 at the RCBC Theater, RCBC Tower, Makati City with over 200 bloggers and participants attending the awards night. The event was a success because of the volunteers and the support from the Philippine Blogging Community.
The 2nd Philippine Blog Awards was held on the 21st of September 2008 at One Esplanade. Around thirty awards were given out during the night.
The 3rd Philippine Blog Awards will be on the 9th of 2009 at Megatent,Ortigas, Pasig and within the month also in selected venues in Mindanao and Cebu. Aside from new categories the theme for the 2009: Philippine Blog Awards would be One Blogging Nation.
And looking back one can confidently say that the Philippine Blog Awards came about because of the support and participation of the Filipino Blogging Community.