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People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP)


The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) is the preeminent professional, non-stock, not-for-profit organization of over 2,500 member companies and individual management executives engaged or interested in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations work. Founded in 1956, PMAP helps institutions mold an enlightened, competent, socially responsible and influential sector of people managers who can effectively participate in nation-building. PMAP also helps members become more effective on the job by teaching the human aspect of management via numerous research studies and publications, career development fora, training programs and consultancy projects. PMAP currently has 29 chapters throughout the Philippines, further enhancing PMAP’s reputation as a national association. In the international arena, PMAP is also active in the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) and the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM).

APFHRM country reports

The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for the Philippines.

Meet the Team
Executive Director
PMAP International Affairs Coordinator
Major events

PMAP Annual Conference

For More : http://annual-conference.pmap.org.ph/

PMAP, considered as the premiere organization of people managers and HR practitioners in the Philippines, holds the biggest annual HR conference in the country on September or October and offers the following:

  • A VERITABLE MARKETPLACE of cutting-edge and fresh ideas, emergent theories, endless solutions, best practices, relevant advocacies, and state-of-the-art HR technology.
  • UNPARALLELED ROSTER of speakers with global, regional and national stature.
  • PROACTIVE BALANCE of session topics and learning fora – a conference that offers a variety of sessions that target various levels of learning needs as well as a variety of issues and concerns delivered through innovative and creative ways.
  • A DYNAMIC LEARNING DESIGN that allows attendees to customize their participation based on individual agenda. * SHOWCASE of best practices, award-winning programs, and cutting-edge resources and technologies.
  • EXTRAORDINARY potentials for networking.

On top of the highly-relevant plenary and concurrent sessions, the PMAP Fellowship and PMAP Expo offers grand and exciting activities and programs that every people manager or HR practitioner in the country should not miss. More details at www.pmap.org.ph.


The People Manager magazine is the official monthly publication of PMAP,- People Manager Online magazine . Twelve (12) issues are published in English language every year. The full digital version of every issue of People Manager can be accessed by PMAP members via www.pmap.org.ph. Selected articles and some portions of the magazine are also published online.

Profile of best practice and links to local awards programs

PMAP Awards Search

Institutionalized in 1977, the PMAP Awards program gives recognition to outstanding achievers whose leadership, dynamism and professionalism set apart some corporations and individuals as a breed all their own. The sought-after PMAP AWARDS in human resource and people management excellence will once again celebrate a rich harvest of HR talents and initiatives. This year’s winners will be announced on the second day of the conference. The following highly-coveted awards will be given: The People Program of the Year (PPY), The People Manager of the Year (PMY) and the Employer of the Year (EOY). For more details, please visit www.pmap.org.ph/pmap-awards or emai pmap@pmap.org.ph.

Our Member Countries

Australia Bangladesh Fiji Hong Kong India Japan Malaysia Maldives New Zeeland Pakistan Papua New Guinea
Philippines Sri Lanka Singapoor Thailand Taiwan Vietnam