Sunday, February 28, 2010

Manila Chapter Hosted 23rd MIAP National Convention and Expo

Members of the metalworking industry sector took part in the 23rd Metalworking Industries Association of the Philippines (MIAP) National Convention and Expo held last February 26-27, 2010 at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center in Subic, Zambales.

Organized by the Metalworking Industries Association of the Philippines, the event was hosted by MIAP-Metro Manila Chapter and themed it as “MIAP: Moving Forward by Strengthening Our Capabilities”.

Mr. Charlie Policarpio, President of MIAP-Metro Manila Chapter gave the opening remarks during the conference. Dr. Ceferino Follosco, former Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology, gave the keynote address. Topics during the conference focused on Blue Ocean Strategy, taxation, and business matters. Members of MIAP elected its new officers for 2010 - 2011. Afterwards, they were inducted and sworn by MIAP National Vice President – Mindanao Dominador Lanoy.

The Expo attracted visitors from industrial areas such as Angeles Industrial Park, Bataan Economic Zone, Clark TI Special Economic Zone, Hermosa Ecozone Industrial Park, Luisita Industrial Park, Pampanga Export Processing Zone, Pangasinan Industrial Park II, Plastic Processing Center SEZ, Sta. Maria Industrial Park, Subic Shipyard Special Economic Zone, TECO Special Economic Zone and others.

For more information contact MIAP-Metro Manila at (632) 687-0589 or or MAI (Market Access & Innovations) Events Management Philippines, the appointed event management at (632) 899-2642, 899-5892, 896-9272 e-mail, or visit the event website at


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