Biggest imaging, printing exhibit set June 14-16INQUIRER.net
A must-see and attend event for creative professionals (photographers, videographers, graphic designers, layout artists, etc.) and printing/publishing businessmen is slated on June 14-16, 2012 at the SMX Convention Center.
The annual 17th Graphic Expo, 3rd Photo-Video and the 9th Print Tech Manila 2012 will display wide-array of state-of-the art equipment, machineries, hardware, software, devices, services and total solutions in imaging, photography, video, publishing and printing exhibition. It is a marketplace that connects trade buyers, decision makers, businessmen with leading suppliers and service-providers in the industry.
An exciting line-up of seminar topics await industry professionals to sharpen and upgrade their skills in the digital workflow system of creative imaging and printing. Over 40 seminar topics are offered for creative/marketing/advertising professionals to attend in the 3-days seminar jointly organized by Fiera de Manila, Inc. ( www.fmi.com.ph ) and Philippine Center for Creative Imaging ( www.pcci.com.ph ).
Internationally renowned professional photographer and author of several bestselling photography books, Bryan Peterson, will hold a photography seminar-workshop on June 16.
Several photo clubs are participating through their special Photo Exhibition in the 3rd Photo-Video Expo 2012. These include, among others, Zone V Camera Club, Society of Portrait Photographers of the Philippines, SLR (Samahan ng Litratista ng Rizal) Camera Club, Framed shots Camera Club, and Photo Journalists Club of the Philippines
The 17th Graphic Expo 2012 highlights the 'Sampayan ng Bayan T-Shirt Design Contest' as the brainchild of one of the Philippines noted graphic designer Dopy Doplon of ArtOne Design. 'The T-Shirt Revolution signals the strong market demand for T-shirts with very unique graphic design amongst the country's big youth and urban professionals. With this T-Shirt design competition, we wish to encourage and uplift the creativity of Filipino design ideas and its execution...' according to Doplon.
Another creative group, the International Designers Network (IdN), composed of the country's digital artists will showcase their creative folio in the Design Gallery of the 17th Graphic Expo 2012. This will be an opportunity to view and watch the Filipino artists ingenuity in their digital artworks.
The Philippine Technical Printing Foundation (PPTF) also re-launched its 9th Print Tech Manila 2012 in partnership with its Event Organizer, Fiera de Manila, Inc., to join their print exhibit with the 17th Graphic Expo and 3rd Photo-Video Expo 2012. With this alliance, the industry is giving birth to the 3 in 1 Biggest Imaging and Printing Exhibition in the Philippines. There will be a total of 5,000 square meters of exhibit space for suppliers-buyers-industry professionals to meet, network, and source for business ideas in this event.
The 9th Print Tech Manila 2012 will feature publishing and printing in paper, packaging and plastics technologies, book binding and print finishing, paper and paper-converting products. It will also conduct seminar series focus on state-of-the-art printing process, digital workflow, cost estimation, and technology-related topics.
Entrance to the exhibit is free.