AIFMP president AMSG Ashokan lighting the lamp at the Pamex promotion event in Kottayam

More than 400 printers took part in the road show organized on 15 October to promote the Pamex exhibition in Mumbai this December. This was the third regional road show for the event where the organizers reach out to printers in various states and regions across India.


Kerala Printers Association PA Augustine addressing the Pamex promotion conference in Kottayam

The event was organized by the Kerala Printers Association at the CSI Retreat Centre in Kottayam and inaugurated by the former chief minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy. The All India Federation of Master Printer’s president AMSG Ashokan invited all the Kerala printers to make it a point to visit the Pamex’17 exhibition. AIFMP vice president (South) O Venugopal, former president R Suresh and former general secretary CD Kumaravel also took part in the event.

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