In line with the recessionary conditions since the 1st quarter of 2022, the SACCI Trade Conditions Survey in Aug 2020 confirmed flattening trade activity. Employment opportunities remained scarce with the sub-index unchanged while job opportunities over the medium term remaining limited.
Please click on the link below to participate in the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (SACCI) survey on trade conditions for October 2022.
This survey should take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete, and SACCI appreciates your time.
In celebration of International Print Day which took place on 26 October, Jane Molony, executive director of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) discusses the vital role that paper and print play in society, as well as their role in environmental sustainability.
The mentorship programme was conceptualised some three years ago, and 57 mentees have emerged after a one year long programme.
The National Mentorship Movement (NMM) is a renowned NPO, having worked successfully in changing the lives of over 1500 mentees across industries that have benefitted through their various initiatives.
Cabinet has approved the National Integrated Small Enterprise Development (NISED) Strategic Framework for implementation.
The NISED Strategic Framework provides an integrated strategy to strengthen and support entrepreneurship for small and medium-sized enterprises. It provides a structured coordination framework for all key ecosystem role players in small to medium enterprise development.
Please click on the below link for the National Integrated Small Enterprise Development (NISED) Masterplan Final Draft (Executive Summary) for you and your members to engage.
Printing SA would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our valued members for your support throughout 2022. We have a host of initiatives being launched in 2023 and some new courses to look forward to so please visit our Training page to register your learners and our Events page to secure your bookings. We hope that 2023 will be a good year for all and that there may be many more prosperous business opportunities.
We will be closing for our Annual Shutdown on Monday, 19th December 2022 and will be re-opening on Monday, 2nd January 2023.
From all of us at Printing SA, we would like to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.
For over a century, Printing SA has remained dedicated to offering services that enhance and ensure our members have the most up-to-date resources. As a member of Printing SA, you have access to our members portal, where you can access Tenders, RFP’s and RFQ’s, which will provide you with opportunities to bid for more business. You can also find industry professionals on our CV Pool, and download the latest industry research reports, templates and marketing resources.
PrintingSA is excited to welcome Print24 as a new member. Print24 is a leading e-commerce print provider with production plants in most major cities in South Africa and delivers nationwide. Besides this, the business offers unique same-day delivery across all major Metros wherever possible. "Becoming a member of Printing SA is a huge achievement for us" - Jay Lieberthal, Director, Print 24
Printing SA would like to inform all of our members of our cancellation policy which covers all of Printing SAs services. We urge you to familiarize yourselves with these terms and conditions and kindly contact your chamber should you have any queries. The policy can be read here and can also be viewed on the members portal under policies and templates.
The Print Census aim is to update the understanding of trends, recognise challenges, and explore opportunities within print and signage. The survey explores how customer demands are growing. Findings of the Census will help develop new products and grow existing ones.
Entries for the FESPA Awards 2023 are now open. The FESPA Awards are the only independent print industry awards, renowned throughout the world of print and signage. Entrants into the FESPA Awards have until 25 January 2023 to enter.
Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony taking place in Munich, Germany.
It is said that Dreams become reality when great potential finds the right partner. Printing SA would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our sponsors for having supported the federation and the industry during these difficult times.