Philippine Postal Corporation in partnership with GSIS and with active participation of the members of the Philippine Philatelic Federation, Postcrossing- Philippines, Philippine Philatelists and Collectibles FB group, Filipinas Stamp Collectors Club and other individual stamp, postcard and enthusiasts from all walks of life had participated at the much anticipated forum.
PHLPOST philatelic and marketing section
This month’s Philatelic Forum is part of the National Stamp Collecting Month activities which jump started last November 5, when several activities like the launching of Philippine Lakes on stamp, philatelic exhibition, seminars, trainings , postal heritage and operational tour among others.
The registration started at past 8:00 am while waiting for the participants, I manage to take a few snapshots of the museum.
Major topics lined-up to tackle in this forum are: Landscaping: Thai Post – Philately in the International Landscape.
Mr. Robert Torres
Adapting: ABS-CBN Media – Digital Media’s Effect on the Postal Service, Modernizing: PHLPost – Current Trends and new strategies in philately and mails, Preserving: Postal Museum – Significance of preserving philately and the new approach to stamp collecting.
The forum was held at the Museo ng Sining main exhibit area within the GSIS complex in Pasay City.
Philatelic Forum speakers
token of appreciation from Mr. Maximo Santa Maria were given to the speakers
token of appreciation was given to the GSIS curator
luncheon hosted by PHLPOST and GSIS
fried turon and slices of fruits
There was a Postcrossing PH eyeball and meet -up after the forum where about 30 participants from FB group and former members was held at the Luna room.