Renowned Tech Experts and Entrepreneurs Gary Vaynerchuk and Chase Jarvis Present Saturday Keynote at PhotoPlus Expo


Dynamic Duo Engage in Conversation to Entertain, Inspire, and Help Attendees Understand How to Make a Living Doing the Things They Love

Vaynerchuck and Charvis bring the chat to Photo Plus Expo

 NEW YORK (September 21, 2017) — Emerald Expositions has announced that renowned author and business entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk and Chase Jarvis, co-founder of CreativeLive, will host a keynote presentation on Saturday, October 28 during the annual PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo in New York City from October 26-28. The keynote presentation will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Jacob Javits Center. Vaynerchuk and Jarvis have reached the pinnacle of success in both business and their respective crafts. In this seminar, Chase Jarvis and Gary Vaynerchuk will entertain and inspire with high-energy conversation and help the audience understand where they can improve their ability to make a living and spend a lifetime doing what they love.

“We are truly honored to have two of the business world’s most successful entrepreneurs share their thoughts about attaining success, and happiness as creative professionals,” said Mike Gangel, Show Director at PhotoPlus Expo. “The art of business is often overlooked in our profession, which is why we offer several conference seminars related to running a successful and profitable business. Having two of the best in business discuss their triumphs with our attendees will bring education and information-sharing to an entirely new level at this year’s expo.”

Gary Vaynerchuk is a four-time New York Times bestselling author, speaker and internationally recognized internet personality. Vaynerchuk first became known as a leading wine critic who grew his family’s wine business from $3 million to $60 million. He is best known, however, as a digital marketing and social-media pioneer and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia.

He is also an angel investor and advisor to Uber, Birchbox, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, among others as well as a regular keynote speaker at global entrepreneurship and technology conferences around the world.

Chase Jarvis is an award-winning photographer, director and entrepreneur. He has shot campaigns for Nike, Apple, Samsung, Google, and Red Bull and his photographs have appeared in every nearly major network and media outlet, including the New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning story SNOWFALL. He is also the founder and CEO of CreativeLive, the world’s largest online education platform for creatives and entrepreneurs with over 10,000 hours of education taught by the world’s top experts. He lives with his wife Kate, splits time between Seattle and San Francisco, and serves as a volunteer director for several non-profit boards.

The Expo

More than 200 exhibitors and brands of imaging hardware, software, and accessories will be on hand to demonstrate the latest technology in the world of photography and filmmaking, conduct free educational presentations at their booth, and offer special discounts on products and services throughout the Expo.

Additional learning opportunities can be found inside the Adobe Theater, which will be conveniently located on the show floor. Renowned photographers, filmmakers, and educators will conduct 30-minute seminars during the entire Expo to provide attendees with additional tips and tricks for improving their craft, and their business.

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About PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo

Designed for professionals in the photographic and imaging industries as well as enthusiasts, PhotoPlus Expo — — showcases the latest advances in photography, digital imaging and filmmaking. Held annually at the Javits Convention Center, attendees have the opportunity to explore an inspiring array of photography and imaging products and services – all from the industry’s leading manufacturers. The show also offers seminars and intimate Photo Walks and Master Classes taught by world-renowned experts that focus on cutting-edge innovations and techniques.

PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is owned by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.