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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.