Worldwide Online Photo Meeting Place Expands Presence, Gathers Thousands of Photographers At Leading Global Photographic Trade Fair in Cologne
BONN and COLOGNE, GERMANY — PHOTOKINA–WORLD OF IMAGING — September 10, 2008 — fotocommunity — the world’s largest online meeting place (www.fotocommunity.com) for photographic enthusiasts and pros to share ideas and inspiration–brings its considerable global presence (and thousands of its members) to photokina 2008, (www.fotocommunity.com/info/Photokina2008) in Hall 9-Stand B054/DO55, from September 23–28, 2008 in Cologne, Germany.
With the help of fair organizer Koelnmesse ( photokina.en.koelnmesse.info/), fotocommunity offers something for every discerning photographer at this worldwide event — professional vendors who come to learn and share the latest imaging technologies with photo enthusiasts and prosumers who flock to photokina for the latest trends, techniques, and products. Read more: http://www.cjcstrategists.com/pr/pk08/FC_ShwPR.pdf
“We’re kicking things off on Tuesday with a 4:30pm press conference from our stand, during which I will be extremely pleased to introduce our new COO Sven Jan Arndt and announce the site’s latest enhancements like ‘public buddy’ and ‘photo forums’ and a ‘My News’ feature to help members communicate and share more easily,” states Andreas Meyer, fotocommunity founder.
More Than A Website
fotocommunity (www.fotocommunity.net/en/press/details/article/33/63.html) serves as a true community for 750,000+ worldwide members passionate about photography. The expansive 7,535-square-foot fotocommunity stand at photokina reflects that community feeling. Its complimentary Internet cafe and lounge provides a place to relax, refresh and register for contests with daily prizes and photo exhibitions along the Fair Boulevard.
During the normal fair run, the fotocommunity stage hosts exceptional daily forums and lectures (www.fotocommunity.com/info/Photokina2008_program) from photographic experts in English and German, 10:00am–6:00pm. The final photokina day is reserved for WorldConvention Day (www.cjcstrategists.com/pr/pk08/worldconvention.pdf), featuring four fotocommunity-led workshops by world-renowned experts (www.fotocommunity.com/info/Photokina2008_WoCo).
Photokina concludes with an evening fotocommunity party, where WorldConvention attendees are invited to special presentations, awards, dancing and complimentary refreshments.
For special reduced-price every-day tickets for photokina and WorldConvention day (www.fotocommunity.com/photokina).
One fotocommunity, five language versions, 750,000 members from all over the planet. What unites it all: the love of photography. Since fotocommunity was founded in 2001, more than 12 million photos have been uploaded and over 70 million comments posted. Fotocommunity registers approximately 200 million page impressions per month. For more information visit: www.fotocommunity.com
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