China's Most Famous and Influential Professional Photo and Imaging Exhibition to be Held in July in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Photo & Imaging Shanghai 2011, one of the largest and most influential photo and imaging exhibitions in China and the Asia Pacific region, is scheduled to be held at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre from July 7th to 10th, 2011. This exhibition attracted some 200 domestic and foreign vendors, such as Canon, Leica, Kodak, Fujifilm, HP and Epson, from 10 countries and regions, including Japan, South Korea, the US, Britain, Singapore, Malaysia, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The event will showcase equipment for image input, camera parts & accessories, photographic equipment and consumables, image storing, image processing, image output, digital imaging and related products, technologies and services. The event is expected to attract great attention from consumers and interested parties and offers an ideal platform for renowned companies in the industry to build brand presence and expand their market share.

According to the organizers, the exhibition will be co-hosted by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai Sub-Council, China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) Shanghai Chamber of Commerce, the China Information Industry Trade Association Digital Image Committee, the Shanghai Photographers' Association and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd, and organized by Shanghai International Exhibition Service Corp. Supporters include the Singapore Photographic Trade Association, the Japan Photo Gallery Association, the Japan Photo Culture Association, the Korea Professional Photo Association, the Taiwan Photo Commerce Industry Associations, and the Taiwan Photo & Video Research and Development Association. The exhibition has already been warmly received by a number of media agencies and websites, including China Photo Press, People's Photography, Photographers' Companion, Portrait Photography, FOTO-VIDEO, Digital Camera, Photo China, CAPA China, Today Portrait, Discover Sources,,,,, and, among others.

With the popularity of digital products, such as digital cameras and digital printers in China, digital imaging has become a part of families, office and people's daily life. Digital imaging is designed to record special moments and precious memories while people all want to preserve these memories for a long time and present and share them with others in the best way. According to statistics, the Chinese markets for photography and a variety of digital imaging products will continue to expand. Over 8 billion photos are produced in China every year, which would generate a printing market for 1.6 billion digital photos should 20 percent of those photographs be printed. This reflects the enormous growth potential of the digital imaging market.

In connection with the exhibition, a variety of concurrent events will be held. A product demonstration and promotion activity will center around services and enhancing the audience's photography experience. The organizers will work with partnering organizations and the media to focus on hot topics and trends in the industry and host a variety of concurrent activities for the tourism, news, ad, and portrait and landscape fields, among others, including a new product release conference, a product demonstration and a technical lecture.

Canon will present the "Enjoy New Photography Experience" activity on site, offering a photography lecture featuring well-known photographers, a model photography and photographer interaction activity, a field trial of professional imaging products, such as cameras, as well as free photo printing and camera cleaning services.

Schmidt Marketing will bring a broad range of photography fans a number of foreign photography equipment brands, such as Leica, and field activities will include an experience of taking photos of foreign models with the high-end Leica S2 camera, a trial of Metz flash light, the LensPen DIY and a demonstration of Multiblitz studio lighting.

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Imaging Center will bring new and cool creative imaging experiences to the mass photographers, who will experience the production and sample output of newly developed creative imaging products, and will participate in the live activities to feel the output speed and quality of HP imaging devices.

Kodak will give a lecture on "A full line of digital imaging solutions" for live audiences.

Fujifilm will invite you to feel the charm of technology innovations and experience free internet film developing services.

This exhibition will be open to the social public, as well as to individual customers (B to C) and businesses (B to B) for free. The exhibiting enterprises can fully contact the individual consumer market to directly understand the need for new products and services from end photographing consumers. At the same time, the exhibiting enterprises can fully interact with the business consumer market to achieve new opportunities for wider business cooperation.

Photo & Imaging Shanghai 2012 will be formally held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai World Expo Theme Pavilion) on July 5-8, 2012. During that time, worldwide famous exhibitors from the imaging industry will gather in Asia's largest no-pillar exhibition hall with a total area of 25,000 square meters, to showcase the latest products from the whole imaging industry. We believe that the new modern exhibition hall can provide more unique exhibition results for mass exhibitors, as well as efficient and convenient visit and consultation services for mass audiences.

For more information on the exhibition, please visit official website:

For details, please contact:

Shanghai International Exhibition Service Co., Ltd.

Add: 8/F,OOCL Plaza, 841 YanAn Zhong Rd, Shanghai 200040, China

Tel: +86-21-6279-2828 ext 255/220

Fax: +86-21-6386-6972

Contact: Mr. Andy Ren; Mr. York Zhou


Source: Shanghai International Exhibition Co. Ltd.