MCAST student to participate in Matera Residency Project

Matera Residency Project participants

Avantech Ltd and MCAST are pleased to announce that Marika Buhagiar, a 2nd year photography student at MCAST together with photography lecturer Therese Debono, will be attending a fully sponsored 8-day residency project in Matera this Summer. With Matera being the European Capital of Culture for 2019, Canon Europe have this year launched a Matera Residency Project open to students in the 28 ECOC participating countries. Avantech Limited, local Canon distributors, offered this opportunity to all students following the Photography and Fine Arts course at the Institute for Creative Arts in Mosta. The students were requested to submit a portfolio … Read the full article

Avantech Limited awarded Canon’s Platinum Partner status

Platinum Partner

We are proud to have been awarded Platinum Partner status by Canon in recognition of our expertise in document solutions and software. Platinum Partner status is reserved for partners who demonstrate sustained innovation, advanced product skills and business growth year on year. Managing Director Nick Camilleri says, “Such high level competency recognition from global technology leader Canon is a great testimonial to the efforts of every one of our staff and an acknowledgement of our ability to deliver. Platinum status has been awarded to only 6 companies throughout central and eastern europe region and we are proud to be classed … Read the full article

Beauty in Print – workshop by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth

Beauty in Print - Workshop by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth

We have once again had the honour of welcoming Canon Ambassador Clive Booth amongst us for a half day event which was held at the Corinthia Palace in Balzan. This event was titled “Beauty in Print”. The event was a workshop during which, with a setup resembling his own studio, Clive took us through a simple guide to colour managed workflow from image to print with all the processes in between. This half day event proved to be quite interesting, with good interaction from the guests who asked questions and shared their experiences. At the end of the workshop, Clive … Read the full article

Spirit of Place by Therese Debono

Spirit of Place Photography talk

‘Spirit of Place’.  This is the name of the photography talk by Therese Debono held at the Avantech premises last week.  Our eager guests flocked to the Avantech showroom at 7:30pm and made themselves at home. Why spirit of place A place is a physical space, a location.  A place is an inhabited space, and especially one which gives you a sense of belonging. Besides being the title of this photography talk, “Spirit of Place” is also the title of a project. Therese completed this project in the past year.  Therese’s project is an investigation into understanding this term from … Read the full article

GDPR – Are you ready?

GDPR session panel

From left to right: Mr Nick Camilleri (Managing direct at Avantech Ltd), Dr Charlotte Camilleri (Executive in EU and Legal affairs at MEA), Mr Saviour Cachia (Information  and Data Protection Commissioner) & Mr Ian Deguara (Director of Technical Affairs at the IDPC)   Last week the Malta Employment Association organised an information session on GDPR Compliance that took place at the Phoenicia Hotel in Floriana. General Data Protection Regulation requirements apply to each Member State of the European Union, aiming to create more consistent protection of consumer and personal data across EU Member States. In April 2016 the General Data … Read the full article