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PIDE Raises Bar on Industry Expos

If you weren't there, see Lasting Impressions for a quick look at what you missed. If you were in San Diego, you may agree that the bar on photoimaging trade shows was taken down, polished, and raised by the new expo kid on the block.

LASTING IMPRESSIONS: Check out what attendees had to say about PIDE

Overall Program Feedback:

PIDE is well worth the time to learn about the expanding world of the photographic industry and get out of the camera's box.
- Don Cole, Photography by Don Cole

PhotoImaging & Design Expo has changed the way I view my business. The speakers were excellent and I left motivated to try new things and take another look at my business.
- Ron Chilston, Ron Chilston Photography

The first Expo was a worthwhile event combining relevant topics, dynamic speakers, and a good selection of vendors. I also had enough time between the captivating and informative sessions to spend with the vendors and get the product information that I needed.
- George Quiroga, George Quiroga Photography

It was the best conference I've ever attended. Three jam-packed days full of valuable information and a fantastic networking opportunity. I more than got my money's worth.
- Teri Williams, NEWLIFE100 Imaging

Exciting eventmet many interesting people and learned a great deal. Also found some wonderful new gadgets.
- Ashley Quinn, The Gallaher Group

A 'must attend' conference for photographers moving into the digital age.
- Duane Slemmer, Northwest Nazarene University Media Services

It was a fun, professional, and inspiring show.
- Susan Ryan, Susan Ryan Photography

I learned so much. All the speakers really inspired me. It got my adrenaline goin'! I can't wait until next year. I've been raving about it to so many people.
- Caet Gall, Brooks Institute of Photography

It was an excellent Expo at a great location. All of the sessions were very relevant with up-to-date information. I loved it! I can't wait for next year's event!
- Phil Orona, Design Machine Studios

This is the best way to be on top of all the latest equipment from film to lighting and digital.
- Ruel Gutierrez

The PhotoImaging & Design Expo is a treasure trove of resources for any photographer. It is the one "must attend" Expo for both amateur and professional photographers.
- Jeff Waibel, Go Fish Communications

This is a very upscale show with some of the best industry professionals. The location, speakers and exhibits were all top notch!
- Laura Weintraub, Weintraub Photography

PhotoImaging & Design Expo is one of the best photographic shows to attend to be inspired. It was an energizing, educational and exceptional experience. The speakers, the programs and the trade show were top notch and San Diego is a fun place to enjoy.
- Debbie Adams, Debbie Adams Photography, Santa Barbara

As a photographer new to the field and still exploring different specialties, assessing the latest in digital vs. film, and trying to nail down my workflow, this Expo was an excellent resource for me. And the speaker lineup of renowned photographers from diverse backgrounds and specialties was exciting and inspiring! Thank you!
- Carolyn Wells, Carolyn Wells Photography

Forget the massive and impersonal conventions in gaudy Las Vegas. PhotoImaging & Design brings the best of the industry to a boutique-sized show in photogenic San Diego.