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Photokina hall map

Posted by: Mark Peters Monday 28th, August 2006

Photokina will be held for the first time in the new exhibition grounds of Koelnmesse, which will consist of the four new Northern Halls and the modernized former Eastern halls, which will then be known as the Southern Halls. Next to the new Entrance South and Entrance North, a new Congress Centre will be available to you in close proximity to halls 7 and 8. Finally, a new guidance and signposting system will ensure that everything is close at hand and easy to find.

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Photokina Mobile Imaging Conference

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 25th, August 2006

International trade conference examines aspects of the "world of mobile imaging". As a result of ongoing developments in the imaging sector, more and more people from all social strata are now able to immediately record their impressions with digital images. Modern digital ultra-compact cameras have become popular among consumers, as have camera phones. As the number of people who constantly carry their mobile imaging devices with them grows, so too does the need for ways of sending and processing the resulting photographs quickly and under all manner of circumstances.

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Epson imaging products at Photokina

Posted by: Mark Peters Tuesday 22nd, August 2006

Epson, the digital imaging pioneer, will display and demonstrate the latest in photo printing, photo display and projection at Photokina 2006. The Epson booth is designed to ensure that there is something to interest you, whether you are a professional or amateur photographer, a scrapbooker, starting out in home photo printing or even a home cinema enthusiast.
Epson will also host a press conference at Photokina on the 25th September at 16.00 in the Europasaal. It will discuss Epson's business strategy and latest technology innovations for the photo industry and launch its latest products for the professional and consumer photo markets.

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Photokina model contest 2006

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 21st, July 2006

This year, the Fashion, Advertising and Industrial Photography Working Group (AWI) will once again provide young men and women aged between 16 and 22 with the opportunity to begin a fascinating career as a photographic model. With its YOUNG FACES Model Contest 2006, AWI will build on the huge success of the model contest held during Photokina 2004. In a first for Germany, the competition is being organized as a nationwide event by three professional advertising-related companies: AWI, the magazine Designers Digest, and the Munich-based agency Most Wanted Models. The final round of the competition will be held at Photokina 2006, the world’s leading trade fair for imaging in Cologne.

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Photokina 2006 Imaging World

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Saturday 17th, June 2006

Imaging is more - Photokina is more: Starting on September 26, 2006, Photokina Imaging World will once again be setting the standard as the global information and communication platform of the imaging sector, with the latest techniques, products, applications and services. It is the wide range of products on show, which cover the entire scope of the complex imaging market that makes Photokina 2006 unique. At the same time, the leading trade fair is presenting itself in a new light: The modified concept of the “new Photokina” and the premiere in the new Cologne exhibition center ensure that even regular visitors to the show are eagerly awaiting this year’s event.

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Lifestyle media at Photokina 2006

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Sunday 16th, April 2006

At Photokina 2006 - the leading trade fair for the worldwide imaging sector held in Cologne from September 26 to October 1, 2006 - Koelnmesse will be offering “lifestyle media”, a presentation platform where manufacturers and dealers of digital solutions for image communication in the home and providers of services for AV system solutions will be able to inform customers about lifestyle media products’ wide range of possibilities. Exhibitors and visitors will be offered an activity area for presenting solutions that combines information, communication and entertainment technologies. In addition to information on practical benefits and demonstrations of complete system solutions and applications.

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The Photokina Messe 2010 will be the event where manufacturers will be able to share its latest status within the market of imaging. Are they moving on, will they merge, or did they survived the worldwide financial crisis and already aim to expand their market share with new and innovative electronic devices and professional services? The market is competitive and will remain so in the following years. But it has become clear that manufacturers need to adept to the change of the consumer, or loose contact with the consumer market at all. Consumers connect via modern communication channels are better informed than before. Social media is for many consumers part of their daily lives where as companies still need to find out how and when to communicate at all. The Photokina 2010 show will give the companies a change to present themselves in full glory, stay tuned for our live Photokina report!