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Industry Notes for the week of Sept. 19 Events News People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Sept. 19

  Pro Photography Shutterfly can arbitrate claims over unwanted Lifetouch pictures Shutterfly won its bid to arbitrate claims over the photo-sharing platform’s Lifetouch Family Approval Program, after a federal court in San Jose concluded that plaintiff Shawna Allen agreed to arbitrate her claims individually when she signed up for the online service, according to Holly Barker at Bloomberg Law. The sign-up... Read More
PRINTING United Digital Experience announce schedule Events 

PRINTING United Digital Experience announce schedule

PRINTING United Digital Experience announced more than 20 major global product launches are scheduled to take place over the 14 days of the online event which runs Oct. 26 – Nov. 12. Representing market segments throughout the industry, the PRINTING United Digital Experience will offer education, insight, and new technology briefings for everyone across all job functions, at no cost.... Read More
The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Photo moonshot with Makaila Nichols, the Blatantly Honest Foundation Events Feature Podcasts Promotions 

The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Photo moonshot with Makaila Nichols, the Blatantly Honest Foundation

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Makaila Nichols, author and founder of the Blatantly Honest Foundation. At 18, Nichols wrote “Blatantly Honest,” a best-selling book about her battle with body issues, bullying, and sexual assault. From there, she started the Blatantly Honest Foundation to “change the stigma behind bullying and other social issues by educating the public,... Read More
Opinion: There’s no business in show business Events Feature News Opinion 

Opinion: There’s no business in show business

The recent announcement that CES 2021 was being changed to a virtual or “digital-only” event didn’t come as a surprise to industry watchers. In fact, the announcement was greeted with some level of relief. In the past 10 years, CES has gained a well-earned reputation as an expensive event that was difficult to attend – due to the enormous crowds... Read More
Olympus launches the Break Free Program Events Promotions 

Olympus launches the Break Free Program

Olympus America announced  the Break Free Program is a three-month, hands-on opportunity to provide emerging photographers aged 15-29 with  the tools and mentoring support to bring their vision to life. Applications will be accepted Aug. 28 through Sept. 13, 2020. Applicants may submit a description of their photo series or video project they would like to complete for consideration by Olympus... Read More
PPA moves to a virtual conference Events News 

PPA moves to a virtual conference

Citing uncertainty regarding the continued COVID-19 pandemic, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) announced plans to move Imaging USA 2021 into a virtual conference space, instead of the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Grapevine, Texas. “This is obviously not a decision we wanted to make,” says David Trust, CEO, PPA. “We’ve been hopeful throughout the summer—looking for the slightest sign that it... Read More
EFI reinterprets Connect conference experience Events 

EFI reinterprets Connect conference experience

Building on its recent webinar and online training series for print and packaging professionals, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. will offer a new EFI Engage Conference online next January. Sessions will cover a broad range of technologies, offering world-class instruction on EFI Productivity Suite MIS/ERP, EFI Fiery® digital front end and EFI Display Graphics and Corrugated inkjet printing solutions. In addition to... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Aug. 1 Earnings reports Events People on the Move 

Industry Notes for the week of Aug. 1

Retail news Best Buy to be closed on Thanksgiving Best Buy announced all retail locations will be closed Thanksgiving Day, joining a growing number of retailers who are doing the same. 5 ways retailers can embrace the new consumer mentality during Covid-19 Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doc, offers solid advice: “Economic pressures of Covid-19 are accelerating the rightsizing of America’s... Read More
CTA changes CES 2021 to virtual format Events 

CTA changes CES 2021 to virtual format

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced CES 2021 – Jan. 6-9, 2021 – will be an all-digital experience connecting exhibitors, customers, thought leaders, and media from around the world, said the organization. “Amid the pandemic and growing global health concerns about the spread of COVID-19, it’s just not possible to safely convene tens of thousands of people in Las Vegas in early January 2021... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Virtual IPIC update with Brenda DiVincenzo Events Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Virtual IPIC update with Brenda DiVincenzo

Gary Pageau welcomes back Brenda DiVincenzo, vice president of member success, at the IPI Member Network. She shares the latest changes to the IPIC Conference. Now in a virtual format, the Aug. 23-26 “Breakthrough” conference will have many of the features of the IPI annual convention, but now through the Whova app. Attendees will be able to watch sessions as they happen... Read More
The Portrait Masters announces “All Digital Conference” Sept. 21-23, 2020 Events 

The Portrait Masters announces “All Digital Conference” Sept. 21-23, 2020

“The Portrait Masters,” the online photo education organization created by Sue Bryce, has announced it will present its first all-digital, online conference + expo, The Portrait Masters Live, from Sept. 21-23, 2020. This year’s conference will be presented as an online learning experience using multi-channel broadcast programming for three full days of photographic learning, competitive shootouts with world-class photographers, daily... Read More
Month-long PRINTING United Digital Experience unveiled Events 

Month-long PRINTING United Digital Experience unveiled

PRINTING United recently announced the decision to transition from an in-person event in Atlanta to a comprehensive digital platform. The show company provided an update on its plans to present four power-packed weeks of hosted global programming and new product unveilings across PRINTING United Month this October, beginning Oct. 5 and running through the week of Oct. 26. “The PRINTING... Read More
GotPhoto Summer Camp coming up July 20-24 Events News Sponsored post 

GotPhoto Summer Camp coming up July 20-24

GotPhoto Virtual Summer Camp is coming up July 20-24 and you’re invited! Join GotPhoto for a customizable virtual summer camp, featuring a slate of expert photographers as presenters. and get ready to learn from an amazing group of expert photographers, the team at GotPhoto, and other attendees. The schedule is below: The summer camp schedule is fully customizable, meaning attendees... Read More
PI CONNECT imaging conference, Pro Imaging Golf move to 2021 Events 

PI CONNECT imaging conference, Pro Imaging Golf move to 2021

Pro Imaging CONNECT, the executive conference for the photo/imaging industry, has postponed its 2020 conference to April/May, 2021, at the Horseshoe Bay Resort in Austin, Texas. “Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were forced to postpone Pro Imaging CONNECT and Pro Imaging Golf until spring of 2021,” says Toren Prawdzik, conference organizer, and president, Photo EVO.  “Following discussions with the... Read More
Dana Claxton wins 10th annual Scotiabank Photography Award Events 

Dana Claxton wins 10th annual Scotiabank Photography Award

Dana Claxton of Vancouver, BC, is the winner of the 10th annual Scotiabank Photography Award. As winner of the Scotiabank Photography Award, Claxton will receive a $50,000 cash prize, a solo Primary Exhibition during the 2021 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, and a book of her work will be published and distributed worldwide by art book publisher, Steidl. “Congratulations to Dana Claxton, whose work shows the powerful... Read More
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