About Us

The Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI), a non-profit, non-stock, purely private industry organization, was organized in 1972 with the following objectives in mind:

FIRST: To promote and develop a legitimate and viable music industry;

SECOND: To promote and develop Pilipino music to world class status and to penetrate the world market;

THIRD: To protect copyright owners against the unauthorized use, reproduction and sale of music and sound recordings

FOURTH: To maintain musical sound recordings as a medium that provides wholesome entertainment and positive values to the public;

FIFTH: To liaise, work and help the government for the betterment of the country in general and of the music industry in particular, such as in legislation.


Objectives

In pursuit of its objectives, PARI has:

First: Promulgated a Code of Ethics to maintain harmonious relationships among various sectors of the industry and to protect the public welfare;

Second: Worked with the Legislative Branch of government to draft more sound copyright laws in line with GATT and the recent Trade-Related Issues on Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS);

Third: Conducted raids on and prosecuted music pirates in collaboration with the PNP, NBI, CIS and the EIIB in order to address the increasing piracy of music;

Fourth: Worked on a regular basis with the Executive Branch of government, such as the Department of Trade and Industry, Department or Tourism and the Presidential Inter-Agency Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (PIAC-IPR) to attain government and industry objectives;

Fifth: Represented both the music industry and the country in world for an organized by the likes of the World Intellectual Property Organization and the International Federation of Phonographic Industries;

Sixth: Organized local and international concerts, competitions and festivals to promote Pilipino music both here and abroad, such as:

1. AWIT AWARDS - the annual awards for excellence in recorded music. (Now on its 27th year)

2. PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION - the only annual international competition in Asia, a project organized with the Department of Tourism with the objective of establishing the Philippines as the music center of Asia.




PARI OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS FY JULY 2014 - JUNE 2015

Chairman MARIVIC A. BENEDICTO
President ALVIN F. DE VERA
1st Vice President JESMON L. CHUA
2nd Vice President RENE A. SALTA
Treasurer JOHNNY K. SY
Secretary LACHMI BAVIERA
Auditor WILLIAM S. LIM
Board of Directors ALVIN F. DE VERA
HOWARD G. DY
WILLIAM S. LIM
RENE A. SALTA
STEVEN L. TAN
RICKY R. ILACAD
JESMON L. CHUA
JOHNNY K. SY
EDWIN YEE
MARIVIC A. BENEDICTO
RAMON S. CHUAYING
TONY M. OCAMPO
LACHMI BAVIERA



PMPPSI / SOUNDSRIGHT OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS FY JULY 2014 - JUNE 2015

Chairman RAMON S. CHUAYING
President MARIVIC A. BENEDICTO
VP Internal ALVIN F. DE VERA
VP External HOWARD G. DY
Treasurer JOHNNY K. SY
Secretary LACHMI BAVIERA
Auditor RENE A. SALTA
Board of Directors ALVIN F. DE VERA
HOWARD G. DY
WILLIAM S. LIM
RENE A. SALTA
STEVEN L. TAN
RICKY R. ILACAD
JESMON L. CHUA
JOHNNY K. SY
EDWIN YEE
MARIVIC A. BENEDICTO
RAMON S. CHUAYING
TONY M. OCAMPO
LACHMI BAVIERA

 






   

 


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