Top speakers provide insights into the most varied thematic areas in the context of diverse lectures. These involve, for example, the establishing of a sustainable career as a freelance photographer and will reveal which photographers have a future. Look forward to stimulating Live Shootings and appearances of professional users.
By pros for pros - How do I find the right business model for my product and stage my product portfolio with an unerring marketing strategy? Current themes that interest the photographers of today will be illuminated on this year's PROFESSIONALS STAGE with daily lectures.
With the support of Profoto and Imaging Media House there will be live shoots and performances by prominent photographers at the PROFESSIONALS STAGE - an important source of inspiration for professional users.
Location: Hall 2.1, A-010
In the PROFESSIONALS LOUNGE everything revolves around the professional photographer and his future business. Many professional associations like the DJV (Deutscher-Journalisten-Verband e.V.) and the CV (Centralverband Deutscher Berufsfotografen) act as contacts to answer all questions. And there will once again be free portfolio viewings for all young photographers. The experts provide advice on portfolio presentation, positioning of work and measures for establishing networks, among other topics.
Location: Hall 2.1, A-006
Want to know today, what next year’s fast sellers will be? Learn first-hand about fresh sales concepts for retailers? This is what the photokina RETAILING UNLIMITED LOUNGE offers: competent impulse talks especially for the trade, inspiration, information and networking in a relaxed atmosphere.
Location: Hall 2.1 E-027
Wedding photography is one of the most attractive segments for professional photographers. The WEDDING ZONE is a special area for wedding photography and videography. In addition to an attractive stage programme and a networking forum, events are organised in the city together with the partner FotoTV. On Friday evening the presentation of the BRAUT FOTO AWARD of the Braut & Bräutigam Magazine takes place in the WEDDING ZONE: The overall winner of the BRAUT FOTO AWARD can look forward to a trip to the Northern Lights worth around 3000 €.
Location: Hall 4.2, F-039
You are still looking for inspiration for your next project - Welcome to PICTURES by photokina. Here you will find the most beautiful photo exhibitions - exciting, artistic and moving.
As the first event in Europe dedicated to school photography, SPAC Europe will take place September 28 from 1:30 p.m. in the room Allegro at the Cologne Exhibition Center. Organizers: School & Sports Photographers Association of California (SPAC) and the global trade publication INTERNATIONAL CONTACT.