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PDN Photoplus International Conference + Expo

Conference: Oct. 25 - Oct. 28, 2017
Expo: Oct. 26 - Oct. 28, 2017
Javits Convention Center, New York City

Special Events


Register for PhotoPlus Conference + Expo 2017!

We host a series of special events during PhotoPlus Expo. Stay tuned for more updates on 2017.

Portfolio Reviews
Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Reviews sponsored by WordPress.com & FUJIFILM

When: Wednesday, Oct. 25-Saturday, Oct. 28

Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Reviews sponsored by WordPress.com & FUJIFILM at PhotoPlus Expo allow emerging and established professional photographers to present their work to key, hard-to-meet influencers that can give them jobs, exhibit or publish their work and advance their career. This is a vetted speed-dating job fair. Learn more.

Test Drive: New Product Preview + Networking Event
Test Drive: New Product Preview + Networking Event

When: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3-5pm

New Product Preview + Networking Event
Test and compare the latest photography gear, and explore the newest software solutions & photographic services from dozens of PhotoPlus exhibitors the evening before the Expo officially opens. Free to all attendees. Learn more.

Lucie Technical Awards
Lucie Technical Awards

When: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 5:30-7:30pm

The Lucie Technical Awards aim to honor both large and small companies, as well as the individuals who have advanced the photographic industry in a given year. All-inclusive, these awards encompass cameras, lenses, lighting, and accessories, printers, inks, and software and more. Learn more.

PPE/FMC Filmmaking Intensive
Filmmaking Intensive

When: Friday, Oct. 27

PhotoPlus has teamed up with FMC to share their expertise in the video production and post-production field. Sessions include: Making Sense of 4K Video: Demystifying the Tech So You Can Focus on the Images; Seeing the Story: How to Design Visual Stories (and Stop Making Montages); From Still to Motion; How to Approach Lighting Interviews Like a Portrait Photographer; and Get Ready to Edit: A Photographer's Guide to Importing, Culling, Organizing Footage.


When: Friday, Oct. 27 & Saturday, Oct. 28

Drone+ has gathered all the resources in one place to answer all your questions about creative image capture with drones.

Improve your craft, know the rules in an ever-evolving industry, and explore your options in creating your most viable drone-related revenue stream.

Chase Jarvis & Gary Vaynerchuk
Chase Jarvis in conversation with Gary Vaynerchuk (Saturday Keynote)

When: Saturday, Oct. 28: 12:30-1:30pm

Sponsored by CreativeLive. There are many photographers who are great at their craft, but less so the number of photographers who are great at business. In this seminar, Chase Jarvis and Gary Vaynerchuk will have a high-energy conversation to entertain, inspire and help us understand where creators can improve their ability to make a living and a life doing what they love.

Show Floor Theater
Adobe Show Floor Theater

When: TBA

Visit the Adobe Show Floor Theater for free 30-minute educational seminars all three days of the show from industry leaders in photography and filmmaking. The Adobe Show Floor Theater, located at the rear of the PhotoPlus Expo hall, is designed for attendees to get more tips and tricks to take their craft to the next level.