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PRINTING United Expo 2022 reports high level of exhibitor signups Events 

PRINTING United Expo 2022 reports high level of exhibitor signups

PRINTING United Expo, which had to cancel its 2021 event just a few weeks prior, announced more than three-fourths of the trade show space for upcoming 2022 event is already contracted. The 2022 event, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Oct. 19-21, will open for attendee registration in spring 2022. Official PRINTING United Expo sponsors include Title... Read More
Visual 1st names this year’s awards winners Events News 

Visual 1st names this year’s awards winners

The Visual1st conference was held last week, virtually bringing together imaging industry executives from around the globe to showcase emerging trends and new technology. As part of the event, a four-judge panel evaluated the 39 Show and Tell presenters and presented the following awards Best of Show – zerolens In our minds, the Best of Show Award should combine several elements,... Read More
A positive trend in recent industry meetings Events News 

A positive trend in recent industry meetings

Despite the spate of cancellations of industry events, some events were held showing the resilience of the industry and the value of in-person meetings. Recently, the Independent Photo Imagers (IPI) and Photographic Research Organization (PRO) successfully convened their annual conferences. Also, last week, the inaugural Imaging Executives @ Photopia conference was held. Industry executives agree the need for networking events... Read More
PRINTING United Alliance announces Live and LocalEvent series Events News 

PRINTING United Alliance announces Live and LocalEvent series

PRINTING United Alliance announced the launch of a Live and Local event series; the first four exclusive events are being sponsored by the Indigo division of HP Inc. “These events are designed for local print services providers to make them aware of current industry trends and opportunities to elevate their business operations,” says Mark Subers, president of PRINTING United Alliance... Read More
Pro Imaging events postponed Events News 

Pro Imaging events postponed

The organizers of the Pro Imaging Golf and CONNECT events released the following statement regarding next spring’s event: It’s been a long road in the journey to bring you the Pro Imaging Golf event and Pro Imaging CONNECT conference. As you know, our 2020 and 2021 events were postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic issues. Many of our sponsors and attendees... Read More
Visual 1st and DIY Video Summit is coming up fast Events News 

Visual 1st and DIY Video Summit is coming up fast

The dual executive conferences Visual 1st and the DIY Video Summit are just about a month away. The Visual 1st virtual conference, running Oct. 19-20, features an impressive array of imaging executives in a series of fireside chats, presentations, and demos. More than 75 percent of attendees are C-suite and senior-level executives. Tickets are available here. Buying a ticket now... Read More
Analysis: A stark future for photo trade shows Events Feature Opinion 

Analysis: A stark future for photo trade shows

The announcement this week of the cancellation of PhotoPlus Expo – coupled with last week’s cancellation of PRINTING United – brings to a head the ongoing concern of the future of the trade show format. After missing two consecutive years, it will be interesting to see in what form PhotoPlus returns in 2022. Up until cancellation, the show was still... Read More
PhotoPlus 2021 canceled Events 

PhotoPlus 2021 canceled

PHOTOPLUS Expo, billed as the “largest photo show in America,” has canceled its 2021 edition, which was scheduled for Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Javitz Convention in New York City. Organizers cited COVID-19 concerns and company-imposed travel restrictions: “The cancellation of the live event is due to developments regarding the ongoing progression of the COVID-19 pandemic and related company-imposed travel... Read More
PRINTING United cancels in-person event Events 

PRINTING United cancels in-person event

Citing continued COVID-19 concerns, the PRINTING United board of directors has canceled the in-person expo scheduled for Oct. 6-8, 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. According to a press release, the board of directors “felt the ability to deliver a successful tradeshow event for all involved became significantly hampered recently with the growing uncertainty and spike... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Aug. 20 Events News Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Aug. 20

Photobucket added as Facebook data export location Facebook users looking for a service to export their data can now choose Photobucket as a new home for their photos, joining Google Photos, Dropbox, and other services according to a Facebook blog post by Hadi Michel, Product Manager. The company’s Transfer Your Information (TYI) tool is designed to make data exports “seamless,” the company... Read More
COVID claims another event casualty: Dscoop Edge San Diego canceled Events 

COVID claims another event casualty: Dscoop Edge San Diego canceled

HP and Dscoop have canceled the Dscoop Edge San Diego event, which had been scheduled for Oct. 24-27 in San Diego, Calif. “The health and safety of our global employees remains our top priority,” said Haim Levit, VP and General Manager of HP Indigo, in a statement. “We wish we could all meet face-to-face in the way we had hoped for at Edge... Read More
Emerald Holding purchases The Wedding School education platform Events News 

Emerald Holding purchases The Wedding School education platform

Exhibition organizer Emerald Holding, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Wedding School, a member-based wedding photography education platform created by photographer and educator Susan Stripling, who remains as a consultant, and Digital Product Studio. The acquisition expands Emerald’s commitment to wedding photography, and the photography market overall, by adding online wedding photography education to its established event, education, and media... Read More
New executive conference to be held at Photopia in September Events News 

New executive conference to be held at Photopia in September

During Photopia Hamburg from Sept. 23-26, a new executive-level conference called ImagingExecutives@Photopia will be held Sept. 24 for top decision-makers in the imaging business. Tickets for the ImagingExecutives@PHOTOPIA conference, under the theme of “Vital Opportunities”, will be available online from mid-August at Euro 199 each. The same website will also provide continuous updates on the event program as well as... Read More
Platypod announces CRAVE Photography Contest Events 

Platypod announces CRAVE Photography Contest

Platypod announced its CRAVE food and beverage-themed photography contest. This contest – recognizing originality and creativity in food and beverage photography using Platypod products – is accepting entries now through Oct. 4, 2021. To enter, photographers must have used a Platypod Ultra or Max combined with any camera, phone or other Platypod accessories, to create their image. Photographers must submit... Read More