Aquino declares printing industry week
President Noynoy “Pnoy” Aquino has declared Sept 12 to 17 as Printing Industry Week in the Philippines through Proclamation No. 251. It coincides with the 15th National Printers Convention and Print Philippines 2011.
Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. signed Proclamation No. 251 September 7, 2011. The proclamation acknowledges the “significant role of the printing industry in the economy through the recording, preserving and disseminating of knowledge and information.” It also aims to foster “an environment conducive to the growth and competitiveness of private enterprises, particularly Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).”
The Printing Industries Association of the Philippines Inc. (PIAP) will hold its convention on Sept. 12-13, 2011 in Pasay City. On Sept. 14 -17 at the Print Philippines 2011 event will be held at the World Trade Center on Roxas Blvd. corner Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. also in Pasay City. The theme of the events is “Sustaining Growth through Continuous Innovation”.
PIAP is one of the biggest associations of graphic art practitioners with some 600 members.