PPOC Canadian Imaging Conference & Trade Show Calgary, Alberta

  By Evelyn Drake

The PPOC Canadian Imaging Conference and Trade Show is Canada’s premiere event for photographers. The 2016 conference will be in Calgary at the Coast Plaza Hotel from April 16th-19th, 2016. The program includes fantastic international speakers, workshops, a trade show, a photo walk, portfolio review, fun events and more.

You are welcome to attend the Conference Trade Show on Sunday April 17th 1PM-5PM and Monday April 18th, 2016 11AM-2PM. There will be a great selection of exhibitors including: The Camera Store, Perfectly Clear, Pentax Ricoh, Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Fujifilm, Olympus and more. Click here to download a free Trade Show Pass.

Location: Calgary Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre – 1316 33 St NE, Calgary, AB T2A 6B6

Bob Krist is the 2016 Keynote Speaker Sponsored By Sony.

Presentation: “Beyond the Single Image: How to Capture the Stories of your Travels in Stills and 4K Video.”  

Saturday April 16th, 2016 7PM-10PM

Registration: $25

Bob Krist is a freelance photographer who regularly works on assignment for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian and Islands.  These assignments have taken him to all seven continents and have won awards in Pictures of the Year, Communication Arts, and World Press Photo competitions. He won the title of “Travel Photographer of the Year” from the Society of American Travel Writers in 1994, 2007 and 2008. An accomplished writer as well as a photographer, Bob is a contributing editor at both National Geographic Traveler and Outdoor Photographer, where he writes a travel photography column. His latest book is called Travel Photography: Documenting the World’s People and Places.  His book, Spirit of Place: The Art of the Traveling Photographer (Amphoto Books, NY) was hailed by American Photographer magazine as “the best book about travel photography we’ve ever read”. Recently, Bob has been exploring video storytelling and won the 2015 Lowell Thomas Award for Best Travel Video as well as being a finalist in the regional Emmus. His documentary about traditional Icelandic life, A Thousand Autumns, will release in summer 2015. www.bobkrist.com

Click here to download the Event Schedule.

Click here to Register Online 


Evelyn Drake has been in the camera business since 2004. She has been involved in every aspect of The Camera Store's operations with a focus on marketing and event-based initiatives. She also hosts our YouTube channel The Camera Store TV.