trade shows

  • Photokina 2008 is coming

    The third week of September, 2008, is notable for a few reasons. For one, Neil Diamond is playing in Seattle that week. For another, the Photokina trade fair happens in Cologne, Germany. Photokina is like CES for photographers and imagers of all kinds. This is where the latest and greatest DSLRs will be announced as well as tons of fun lenses and other gear. Canon, Nikon, and Pentax are… Read More

  • The Macworld trade show in pictures

    [photopress:mw08tadess.jpg,full,center] I swear, this is the last Macworld 2008-related thing I’ll write about. Then we can all forget it ever happened. AppleInsider brought a camera, possibly more than one, to the show and snapped away. We had plenty of shots of the star of the show, the MacBook Air, but we didn’t strain ourselves to the point of photographing other… Read More

  • Is CES becoming too big for its own good, reducing its effectiveness?

    [photopress:cesbad.jpg,full,center] For companies showing off new products, just how effective is the Consumer Electronics Show? Reading the New York Times today, you get the impression that the answer to that question lies somewhere between “not effective at all” and “barely worth the effort.” Some people feel that CES has gotten too big for its own good—more… Read More

  • Mini Desktop Filing Cabinet Brings Back CES Woes

    Every trade show we attend, we’re swarmed by people in the industry throwing their cards at us like shurikens. After the first 50 or so, you start accumulating a little pile on your work desk and then 6 months down the road, your desk is littered by tons of cards from PR people, manufacturers, R&D guys, and those little cards people flick in your face in Vegas with hookers on them. Read More