Industry partnerships are a way for industries, employers and government to work together to:
- maximize job and career opportunities (matching)
- minimize skill and labor shortages
Maxmedia in the search for ICT resource speakers for the event not only found them, but even pave the way to make Panabo City’s ICT experts (in the fields of print & electronic media and other ICT disciplines) organize themselves and form the Integrated Panabo Artists and Designers (IPAD).
To officially institute the group, TESDA RTC-KorPhil Davao seek the blessing of ICT Davao as the umbrella of Davao Region’s ICT organizations to induct IPAD Officials during this year’s IP Summit.
The overwhelming support and involvement of the local Government of Panabo City adds more color and joy to the event.
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) was established through the enactment of Republic Act No. 7796, otherwise known as the "Technical Education and Skills Development Act of 1994", which was signed into law by President Fidel V. Ramos on August 25, 1994. This Act aims to encourage the full participation of and mobilize the industry, labor, local government units and technical-vocational institutions in the skills development of the country's human resources.