What the experts say

Simon Westland, Sales & Marketing Director, Blackmagic Design
“It’s our first time at photokina and we are pleased to have been part of the fair. photokina has enabled us to tap into new target groups and is a fantastic opportunity to showcase our new products.”

Rainer Führes, Managing Director, Canon Deutschland GmbH and President of the Photographic Industriy Association
“There was a reason why we chose photokina to launch our new, global marketing campaign. You won’t attract more international attention anywhere in the world.”

Jim Geduldick, Marketing Manager, GoPro
“For us the fair was definitely worthwhile! The decision to present our products at photokina proved to be spot on. We managed to attract important new target groups and the public was enthusiastic about our presence. For GoPro, photokina is exactly the right platform with a strong external international impact.”

Martin Bongard, Country Manager, Manfrotto Distribution Germany
“We are highly delighted with the way the trade fair has gone. Numerous competent trade visitors – in increasing numbers from North and South America as well and from Asia who had meetings with us and – even more importantly – who placed orders in abundance actually permit only one conclusion: photokina 2014 has been a resounding success for us.”

Dr. Rolf Hollander, Chief Executive Officer, Neumüller CEWE Color Foundation
“It couldn’t have gone any better! Because photokina incorporated the ’mobile’ topic into the trade fair at an early stage, our messages and new offerings fell on fertile ground among visitors – both among trade visitors but also especially with the end consumer. That is photokina’s enduring hallmark. It sets trends and drives topics forward. For us, photokina always drives sales for the months ahead.”

Christoph Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Hama GmbH & Co. KG
“photokina 2014 has impressively illustrated that nowadays there is scarcely any walk of life in which visual information and communication does not play a significant role. All companies have demonstrated with new and fresh ideas, innovative products and fascinating technical developments that the photographic and imaging industry has its finger on the contemporary pulse and is in fine fettle for the future.”

Michael Gleich, Managing Director, Ringfoto GmbH & Co.
“photokina is simply indispensable for the photographic retail trade. It is the ideal ordering and information platform. The who’s who of the industry is gathered together in one place, new trends are presented and there is up to the minute market information that adds real value for our retail trade partners in the Ringfoto Group – what could be better?”