Globe and SEIPI backs World Electronics Forum Interim Meeting

Posted: July 13, 2010 in Uncategorized

Globe Business in partnership with the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines, Inc. (SEIPI) hosted the World Electronics Forum interim planning meeting in Manila, Philippines, July 12-14, 2010 in preparation for the 16th World Electronics Forum (WEF). This roundtable meeting provides a forum to discuss:

– Industry trends and issues that will provide the framework for the official meeting in January.
– Consumer electronics industry trends in the Philippines.
– Proposed schedule and agenda for the meeting in January.

The 16th annual World Electronics Forum (WEF) will take place January 8-10, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nev., USA. WEF will coincide with the 2011 International CES®, the world’s largest tradeshow for consumer technology and CEA’s flagship event.

Globe has been a long standing partner of SEIPI providing information and communication technology (ICT) solutions relevant to the needs of the country’s semiconductor industry. In hosting the WEF interim meeting, Globe Business advocates SEIPI’s aim to push the Philippines as an Asian hub for leading global semiconductor firms.

International Data Corporation (IDC) expects global semiconductor revenue to reach $274 billion, $295 billion, and $344 billion in 2010, 2011, and 2014, respectively, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.8% over the 2009-2014 forecast period.

SEIPI is the largest and most organized association of semiconductors and electronic manufacturers in the Philippines. It envisions to transform the Philippines into a regional centre of excellence for select electronics industry products and processes thereby establishing the country as an investment location of choice for those who wish to design, manufacture and sell products. Its mission is to enhance the competitive environment for to push the growth of electronics business in the Philippines, thus driving the country towards global leadership in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Globe Business, the corporate arm of Globe Telecom, is a full service Information Communications Technology (ICT) provider that designs and delivers solutions to large Enterprises and Small & Medium Businesses that offers communications solutions that match the needs for cost efficiency, security, mobility, IT integration, and reliable connectivity.

The press conference

From left: Francisco Claravall IV, Sales Head of GLOBE Enterprise Segments Group, Ernie B. Santiago, President of SEIPI, Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Prof. K. B. Chan, Honorary Chairman of HKEIA Education Fund

The Corporate Communications Division of Globe Telecom and Jerry Liao (INFOCHAT)


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