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PRESS RELEASE: PMA 2010 registration open, major exhibitors announced
JACKSON, Mich. – PMA – The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations – announces conference and hotel registration is now open for trade, for exhibitors, and for press for the PMA 2010 International Convention and Trade Show, Feb. 21-23, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.
PMA 2010 continues the association’s long-standing history of providing world-class speakers and high-caliber education with 150 educational sessions presented by 300 speakers. This education is bundled in the PMA All-Conference Pass, allowing attendees to to participate in any sessions in the Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA) Professional School Photographers Association International (PSPA), Sports Photographers Association of America (SPAA), and Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA) conferences. “The PMA All-Conference Pass continues to be the best value in photo/imaging education,” says Ted Fox, executive director and CEO, PMA. “Two new boot camps for photo imaging retailers and pro photographers also join the innovative conference line-ups, providing crucial business-building information.” Visit the PMA website for information on the DIMA Brand Bootcamp and the PMA Pro Photographer Bootcamp.
PMA 2010 exhibitors will demonstrate the widest array of technologies and services, Feb. 21-23, for capturing, outputting, and displaying life’s photographic moments. Major suppliers returning from PMA 09 include Casio America, DNP Photo Imaging America, Eastman Kodak Co., Fujifilm U.S.A. Inc., General Imaging Co., Hewlett-Packard Co., Lowepro USA, Nikon Inc., Noritsu America Corp., Olympus Imaging America Inc., Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, Panasonic Consumer Electronics, Pentax Imaging, Pioneer Photo Albums, Samsung Electronics America Inc., Sigma Corp., Sony Electronics Inc., Tamrac Inc., Tamron U.S.A. Inc., and Xerox Corp.
In addition to featuring a vibrant trade show floor, PMA 2010 will be enhanced by a one-day consumer show – Southern California Photo Expo – Feb. 20, also at the Anaheim Convention Center. This day-long event – adjacent to the PMA 2010 event -- features exhibits and demonstrations of the many ways consumers can enjoy photography.
“Southern California Photo Expo is another example of PMA, as the photo industry association, stepping forward to educate and to inform consumers methods by which they can capture and share their memories with photography,” says Fox.
For PMA 2010 information , contact the PMA Registration Department at 800-248-8804 in the United States and Canada, or at 517-788-8100 or visit the convention website at PMA 2010 International Convention and Trade Show.
Other major PMA events:
6Sight Future of Imaging Conference, Nov. 10-12, 2009, Monterey, Calif.
Southern California Photo Expo, Feb. 20, 2010 Anaheim, Calif.
PMA 2010 International Convention and Trade Show, Feb.21-23, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
DIMA Annual Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PIEA Education Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PSPA Annual Convention, Feb. 20-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
SPAA Annual Conference, Feb. 20-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PPFA Annual Convention, Feb. 20-23, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PMA Australia 2010 Imaging Technology Show, June 3-6, 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
About PMA - The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations
As a professional trade association, PMA® helps the worldwide photo imaging community achieve business success and adapt to new technologies. Its commitment to its members in 100-plus countries is part of an 84-year legacy that connects business owners to a network of knowledge and support. PMA furthers this purpose through the development of educational programs and business services, marketing research, publications, and trade shows. As a nonprofit organization, any success enjoyed by PMA in its endeavors directly benefits the industry, allowing PMA to provide continual services and activities for members.
(First posted on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 21:59 EDT)