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Circular No. 27, Series of 2020 - Print Excellence 2020 Contest

Published on August 06, 2020Email To Friend    Print Version

Dear Fellow Printers & Members,
We are pleased to invite you to join this year’s PRINT EXCELLENCE 2020 contest. This prestigious award will give proper recognition and honor to printers for their dedication in seeking the highest quality in printing.

Entries in this contest will be categorized according to:
Category Awards:
1) Annual Report 8. Flexible Packaging
2) Books (Colored) 9. Folder
3) Brochures 10. Folding Carton
4) Business Forms 11. Labels & Stickers
5) Calendars 12. Magazine
6) Catalogue 13. Poster
7) Digital Printing 14. Social Forms
Please see attached documents for your perusal.
1) Contest Guidelines
2) Entry Form. In case of multiple entries, you may photocopy.
The deadline for submission of entries is on November 7, 2020 (Saturday), 5:00PM at the PIAP Secretariat Office. Winners will be announced and awarded during our 3-in-1 Affair on December 2020.

Needless to say, joining this prestigious contest is a worthwhile endeavour and the opportunity to be proclaimed outstanding printer for 2019. We look forward to receiving your entries soon.

Very truly yours,

Chairman, Print Excellence 2020 Committee


John L. Choa

President Emeritus

Secretary General

Benedict Santiago


Download Circular No.27, Series of 2020 here


Title of Entry : _______________________________________
Category : _______________________________________
Printing Process : _______________________________________
Machine Used : _______________________________________
Finishing : _______________________________________
Company Name : _______________________________________
Representative : _______________________________________
Address : _______________________________________
Telephone & Fax Nos. : _______________________________________
E-mail Address : _______________________________________
Signature : _______________________________________
Entry Fee : Php1,000.00 for 1st entry per category
Php500.00 for succeeding entry per category
(Please make cheques payable to Printing Industries Association of the Philippines, Inc.)
Send entries not later than November 7, 2020 (Saturday) to:
PIAP Secretariat Office: Suite 212, Cityland 9 Dela Rosa Condominium
7648 Dela Rosa St., Makati City
Tel. Nos.: 8810-9754 * 8810-9109 Fax No.: 8894-5224
(For PIAP Secretariat Use Only)
Date Officially Received : _______________________________
Received By : _______________________________

The Printing Industries Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PIAP) gives recognition and honor
to print companies whose production output materials represent the true meaning of the
highest quality excellence in a given year.
1. To give due recognition to print companies who have continuously exhibited print
excellence in a given print category.
2. To broaden and enhance the level techniques in printing and publishing and to
exchange technical know-how within the industries to enhance the level of quality
3. To demonstrate and showcase the excellent quality of Philippine-made print products
and showcase the print quality of Philippine printing industry.
4. To give companies the promotional opportunities which would help develop extensive
customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Category Awards:
1. Annual Report 8. Flexible Packaging
2. Books (Colored) 9. Folder
3. Brochures 10. Folding Carton
4. Business Forms 11. Labels & Stickers
5. Calendars 12. Magazine
6. Catalogue 13. Poster
7. Digital printing 14. Social Forms
Who can participate?
✓ Any PIAP member which at the time of filing of official entry is a member in good
✓ Payment of the required Participation Fee.
Participation Fee:
1. Php1,000.00 for 1st entry per category
2. Php500.00 for succeeding entry per category

Rules and Mechanics:
✓ Print Excellence 2020 Contest is open only to PIAP members in good standing.
✓ There will be no limit to the number of entries by each participant.
✓ The size and design of the contest entry is up to the discretion of the participating printer.
✓ All entry items must be printed by the participating printer between September 1, 2019 to November 6, 2020.
✓ Entries may be printed using any printing process (Offset, Silkscreen, Flexo-gravure, Digital, Letterpress, etc.)
✓ All entry items must be accompanied by an entry form (photocopy allowed).
✓ Entries must be submitted on or before November 7, 2020.
✓ All entries not accompanied by the corresponding participation fee shall not be considered as an official entry qualified for the PIAP Print Excellence Contest for 2020.
✓ All information submitted must be true, accurate and must be signed accordingly.
✓ All entries will carry a control code number so as not to reveal the identity of the printer even to the judges concerned.
✓ Judges shall be coming from the printing industry whose qualification is determining print quality excellence shall be of the highest possible order.
✓ The identity of the judges shall remain confidential and shall be revealed only during the awarding ceremony date.
✓ Any Judge who might have possible conflict of interest in judging entries in a given category shall not be allowed to judge the said category.
✓ The decision of the panel of judges is final.
✓ All entry items will not be returned and shall be considered a property of PIAP Print Excellence Committee.
✓ Participants should choose and enter the category of competition themselves, however, the organizing committee reserves the right to place it in the most appropriate category.
✓ Two specimens of the entry, one mounted on an illustration board (if applicable) must be submitted without any marking. The only identification allowed is the duly accomplished official entry form.

The Award, Incentive and Recognition:
✓ A special custom made trophy will be presented to the winner of each category.
✓ Logo of the contest may be used by the winners in their official stationeries, communication and publications.
✓ Press Release will be issued to leading newspapers to announce the contest winners.
✓ The awarding ceremonies will be featured in “The Philippine Printer” magazine, the official publication of the Printing Industries Association of the Philippines, Inc.
✓ Award winning entries shall appear in Photos in “The Philippine Printer” magazine issue.


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