10 October 2015, Montebello Villa Hotel – “Nice to Meet You!” was the theme of the first #iLuvCebuInstameet participated by over 50 local instagrammers of different niches. #iLuvCebuInstameet is a gathering of #iLuvCebu and Cebu Instagram communities who share the same love for Cebu through instagram snaps and in celebration of iLuvCebu.com’s 5th year anniversary,

#iLuvCebuInstameet aims to build a fun, friendly and creative community, both online and offline; and to meet new friends who love Cebu just like how iLuvCebu Team does!

iLuvCebu also awarded Cebu instagrammers who continue to inspire creativity in the local instagram community. Dolly Pontillas (@dollypontillas) is #iLuvCebuInstameet 2015 Artgrammer Awardee for encouraging the artsy crowd to be better in their crafts though her catchy and original art posts on instagram. Two-time Suggested instagrammer Ryan Reyes’ (@RyannReyes) will wow anyone with his minimalist captures winning him the  #iLuvCebuInstameet Contempogrammer Award 2015. #iLuvCebuInstameet’s FoodGrammer Awardee is Marco Paulo Diala of @LamiKaayo, who would make us slobber with his pig out sessions around the globe. Elei Matthew Tatad (@iameleiMath) is this year’s #iLuvCebuInstameet’s Adventuregrammer, for sharing all his adventures on his instagram feed. Lei Osana of @awesome.lei is the recipient of the#LeaderGrammer Award for being one of the pioneer organizers of Cebu instameets.


Montebello Villa Hotel was the perfect venue for the theme “Nice To Meet You.” Each capture from the participants showed-off its classy-chic hispanic hacienda vibe. Just search #iLuvCebuInstameet on instagram to view the photos from the recent Cebu instameet!



All participants posted beautiful photos of the meet, and iLuvCebu chose one photo that we think best fit the theme,”Nice to Meet You.”  #iLuvCebuInstameet’s  “Nice to Meet You”  Best Photo goes to Wilfredo Jr.’s instagram for his capture!

iLuvCebu Instameet Best Photo


We also awarded the group who we think had the best teamwork and giggled their way to awesomeness. 😉 #iLuvCebu’s Best Group Award goes to #iLuvCebuInstameet’s Team 4 for showing us fun, creative and quirky instagram shots!

Best group 1


Raffle Winners:

1. @mdmchmlm



Winners please message me on Facebook or email me through doyzkie@iLuvCebu.com for instructions on how to claim your prizes. Congratulations! 🙂

iLuvCebuInstameet OLX

Big thanks to OLX Philippines and UpgradePH for the sharing a common goal with us and supporting our aim in building a better online community; and thanks to everyone who supported the first #iLuvCebuInstameet and for making it most attended Cebu instameet so far. Together, we can grow the creative local instagram community even more.

Follow iLuvCebu on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates on schedule and venue of the next iLuvCebu instameet.

#iLuvCebuInstameet is organized by Cebu’s Life + Style Blogger Doyzkie Buenaviaje