The second annual PDN Outdoor Photo Expo
(OPE) will be held in Salt Lake City August 1-4, 2012 and registration
is now open. Outdoor Photo Expo is the only educational conference and trade show dedicated to outdoor photography, including adventure, landscape, nature, outdoor sports, travel and wildlife.
The first two days will be filled with outdoor workshops and seminars. (For a seminar schedule click here
. The Outdoor Photo Expo trade show will be held on August 3-4 and coincide with the Outdoor Retailer Summer Show
, world's largest expo featuring gear, apparel, equipment, technology and more that support the active outdoor lifestyle.
The OPE schedule of events includes an Open Air Demo August 1st at Jordanelle State Park, with a myriad of events geared towards product previews, hands-on testing and outdoor picture taking with fellow industry advocates. A workshop is being planned for August 2nd. The OPE conference and trade show will be held at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, August 3-4, 2012
Salt Lake City and its mountainous surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for a photography show dedicated to education, technology, special events, and outdoor gatherings. This year’s line-up of seminars is designed to give attendees a complete photographic experience with the great outdoors.
"Education remains the core of our trade shows and events and this year's Outdoor Photo Expo will be no exception," explains Jeff McQuilkin, Group Show Director, Nielsen Photo Group, which also owns PDN PhotoPlus Expo (PPE), and the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) trade shows. "Last year, Salt Lake City proved to be the perfect backdrop for an outdoor and nature photography show, and we are very excited about the activities and seminars we have this year."