PACA's 17th International Conference

Posted on 7/18/2012 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

PACA’s (Picture Agency Council of America) 17th International Conference will be held this year in Chicago from October 19th through the 21st at the Chicago Marriott Downtown.  In addition to PACA members the event is open to all ‘sister’ trade organizations for the image, illustration and advertising industry. These include: This powerful group of organizations leads the way in all new imaging trends. Prices and other registration information are lower than last year and can be found at “Early bird” discount ends July 20th.  

Information for booking a table in The Marketing Hub can also be found online. The weekend’s panel discussions and information sessions will cover everything from editorial to advertising and the latest technologies, from keywording to clouds.  The following are already set up:
  • Editorial Buyers’ Panel “Sourcing for a Changing World” with representatives from McGraw-Hill, Lerner Books, Wiley-Frommer’s Travel Guide and more.
  • Buying and Selling Imagery in Today's Marketplace” a Buyers’ Panel with representatives from Microsoft and local large ad agencies
  • Keywording Technologies with picWorkflow, KeywordSmart, Tagasauris and Mark Milstein. Robots, clouds, and crowds are bringing keywording into the future.
  • Agency in a Box” with Yaymicro, Photodeck and PhotoShelter.

Copyright © 2012 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

Jim Pickerell is founder of, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to:  


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