Press On Forum Successfully Undertaken on June 25,
PPTF together with the Department of Trade (DTI) and the University of the Philippines
Institute for Small Scale Industries
(UP-ISSI) recently conducted a the "Press On" Forum, which aimed
to prepare the printing industry for the ASEAN integration slated for the year
The 1-day affair was held on June 25, 2014 at the UIP-ISSI building in Diliman, Quezon
Speakers from different goverment agencies discussed the aspects of the ASEAN Integration and its
effect on trade and industries of the ASEAN member countries. Speakers representing the different sectors of the
printing industries provided their insights on the perceived effects of the ASEAN Integration on the Printing
| Prof. Nestor O. Raneses -
|| Mr. Senen M. Perlada - Director,
The participants were later divided into workshop groups to discuss and suggest possible actions
to be studied and undertaken on major areas of concern. The goal was to lay the foundation for establishing a
Road Map to guide the Philippine Printing Industry in addressing the challenges and opportunities of the ASEAN
Integration for the next few years.
| Ms. Luz Victoria Amponin,
OIC-Exec. Dir. for Qualifications Standard Office of TESDA
|| PPTF Pres. Atty. Dominador D.
During the Press-On Forum PPTF President Dominador Buhain, Jr. presented an overview on
the present state of the Philippine Printing Industry.
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