The Business Side of Creativity

I’ll be speaking on the topic of  “The Business Side of Creativity” at the 16th Graphic expo at SMX Convention Center on june 17, 2pm-5pm

The 16th Graphic Expo and 2nd Photo-Video Expo
June 16-18, 2011
SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia
Manila, Philippines


The 16th Graphic Expo and 2nd Photo-Video Expo 2011 – where technology innovations and creative minds meet, is scheduled on June 16-18, 2010 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Manila, Philippines.

These twin events always live up to its reputation as the country’s premier trade show and marketplace for creative and graphic design, digital photography & video, digital imaging, pre-press, print production, large format advertising, sign making, out-of-home, web publishing, multimedia and animation.

Over the years, these trade shows connect exhibitors with decision makers, businessmen, top suppliers, and industry professionals together in a one-stop shop marketplace with networking activities, learning sessions and technology demonstrations. It is an ideal event to expand business, meet serious customers/buyers, source new technologies and solutions, upgrade existing tools, and network with Industry Experts.

Graphic Expo and Photo-Video Expo incorporate up-to-date and relevant Seminar Series/Lectures presented by Industry Experts – hot topics, tips and techniques, adopting latest products and technology innovations. There were 45 learning seminar sessions, 20 product presentations, and 40 Industry Experts presenting in last year’s Seminar sessions. The Seminar is where creative professionals harness their skills and learn software applications that enhance their digital work flow efficiency.

Overall, last year’s event attracted more than 10,000 serious trade show visitors/delegates with high proportion from businessmen/entrepreneurs, corporate communicators, creative professionals, service bureaus/providers, marketing/advertising suppliers, sign makers, publishers, print shop owners, and commercial printers, amongst others.


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PHP 4,000.00 per day, inclusive of snacks and seminar kit.

35% – Design Studios, Ad agencies, Photographers, Corporate Communicators, Brands, Sign Makers, Advertising Suppliers, Production Houses, etc.
25% – Businessmen, Entrepreneurs, General Managers, Top 3,000 Corporation, Purchasing Managers, etc.
20% – Commercial Printers, Publishers, etc.
19% – Advertising & Marketing Executives, IT professionals, etc.
1%  – Government, Educators, Academe, etc.


Desktop Publishing/Pre-Press

  • Desktop and Laser Printers
  • Computer Hardware and Peripherals
  • Digital Printing Equipment
  • Plotters, Digital Duplicators, Numbering Machines
  • Print-On-Demand Equipment
  • Stamping and Binding Equipment
  • Color Management System Equipment and Solutions
  • Paper, Films, Inks & Toners
Storage Devices

  • Flash Drives
  • CD Rom/DVDs
  • MP3 Player
  • Card Reader
  • Embedded Flash
  • USB Drive
  • UPS
  • Optical Drive
  • Hard Disk Storage
  • Servers
Web Publishing, Internet, Multimedia, and Animation

  • Hardware, Software, Peripherals
  • Graphics Video Card
  • Routers and Networking Devices
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Publishers/Web Content Developers
  • Video Editing Equipment and Services
  • Animation Studios
  • Interactive Media Producers
  • CD Rom Publishers
  • Wireless Communication & Accessories
  • Internet and Mobile Service Providers
  • Wireless Networking Router
  • Network Attached Storage (Link station)
  • Personal Storage (Mini station)
  • Multimedia (Media station)
Digital Photography, Video, and Imaging

  • Digital Cameras, Digital Video
  • Video Capture and Editing Equipment
  • Hardware, Software, and Peripherals
  • Lighting System
  • Photographic Lenses, Filters, Batteries, Accessories
  • Service Bureaus, Processing Labs
  • Training Institutes
  • LED TV and LCD TV in HD
  • Smart Phones and Cameras
  • Multimedia Player
  • Portable Optical Drives
  • DVD Player
  • LCD Projectors
  • Home Theater System
  • CRT TVs
Ad and Sign Making / Out-Of-Home

  • Large Format Printers
  • Digital Colour Printing Devices
  • Inkjet Colour Systems
  • Outdoor and Indoor Signs/Ad Media/Stickers
  • Plastic, Vinyl and Self Adhesive Films
  • Die Cutting Equipment
  • CADD and CAM System
  • Laminating Machines
  • Fleet Markings
  • Traffic Signages
  • Neon Signages
  • Inks and Chemicals
  • Plasma
  • LCD Video Walls
  • LED, Illuminating & Lighting Technology
  • Video Screen Display System
  • Sign Making Materials & Consummables
  • Electronic Signages
  • Cutting & Engraving Machines


Standard Shell Scheme Booth

Rates are inclusive of standard booth amenities: wall panels, carpet, fascia, convenience outlet, negotiation table and chairs, fluorescent lighting, directory listing, general security, and janitorial services.


Reservation on first-come, first-served basis. For more information: