Romancing Print knowledge seminar was held in a grand manner on 31st March 2019 at Hotel Haritha Kakatiya, Warangal. It was the first time that a galaxy of AIFMP leaders were present at the seminar. Delivering the key note address, Sri. Raveendra Joshi, President, AIFMP said that the printing industry has bright future and printers should work with passion to develop their businesses. He also informed the gathering that Romancing Print Seminars are conducted to help the printers in Tier 2 and Tier 3 towns with the latest trends in printing technology and with lectures by experts on various topics of interest to the printing industry. He was very happy that to see about 350 printers attending this seminar from Warangal and the surrounding districts.
Earlier Sri. C. Ravinder Reddy, President, TOPA welcomed the leaders, Speakers, Delegates , Sponsors and the exhibitors for their support and encouragement. He thanked the AIFMP leaders for conducting this seminar at Warangal. Sri. Rajendran, Hon. General Secretary, AIFMP spoke at length about the AIFMP Programmes and their support for the benefit of printers spread all over India. Sri. Senthil Kumar, Vice President – South, who is the Convener of the seminar in collaboration with TOPA, has informed that South Zone was the only zone to conduct two Romancing Print Seminars at Namakkal and Warangal. He was happy that both were a grand success with over 300 printers attending at each place.
Excellent speakers covered topics like Upgradation from Baby offset to next level, Screen Printing Value Addition in Printing (UV Printing), Need for visiting printing exhibitions, Cluster Management, Designing and lay out in graphic arts, MSME schemes etc., followed by a question & answer session. All printers found the proceedings very useful and interesting. The seminar was reviewed comprehensively by Sri. Chander, Former President and Editor of Printing Times, AIFMP in a very lively presentation.
Speakers included Sri. ASHWANI Gupta, Treasurer, AIFMP, Sri. Prof. Kamal Chopra, Former President, AIFMP, PROF. Nagarjuna, HOD, Printing Technology, Sri. SuryaprakashGoud, Faculty, NI-MSME Sri Jignesh, Sri. Mustache Kapadia, SPAI, MUMBAI and Ravindra Babu General Secretary – APROPA.
The seminar was sponsored by HP, POLYPLEX, SRI VENKATA RAMANA GRAPHICS, Sree Maruthi Printers and IPAMA New Delhi. There were exhibitors also with stalls with interesting products and services useful to the printers. The seminar was supported by ten active local and district associations.
This event was widely covered by media –