NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo announced its new sweepstakes giveaway extravaganza on Facebook. Fans will have a chance to win prize packages ranging in value from $200 to $500 two times each week through October 28, 2011 including PhotoPlus Gold Expo passes and "All Access" passes to unlimited seminars* during the show.
Prize packages will include a variety of products and services from exhibitors including Lensbaby, Think Tank, B&H Photo, Athentech, Artsy Couture, Creative Edge, 500px, Kubota Image Tools, Lumiquest, Nations Photo Labs, PDN, Photobacks, Red Boot Design, Shades of Paper, and more.
Fans of PhotoPlus Expo's Facebook page are not obligated to participate in the sweepstakes extravaganza and will continue to have access to up-to-the minute, and sometimes exclusive information, about PhotoPlus Expo events through announcements made only on Facebook.
"We are excited to add this dimension to our Facebook page," says Jeff McQuilkin, Director – PDN PhotoPlus International Conference & Expo. Involving our photo industry fans and exhibitors in weekly prize giveaways is going to be a big draw and a fun way for us to engage our fans and get them even more excited about the upcoming PhotoPlus Expo in October. We have an active social media community who enjoy sharing their views about photography and wanted to bring an added level of interaction leading up to the show. The list of manufacturers participating in the sweepstakes will help us offer incredible prize packages for the next several weeks."
Fans interested in participating in the online sweepstakes can "opt-in" at PhotoPlus Expo's Facebook page at Facebook.com/PhotoPlusExpo. Once registered, fans are automatically entered into every sweepstakes drawing, which will take place twice each week beginning now and continuing through October 28. PhotoPlus Expo will be held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City October 27-29. WPPI NYC will be co-located with PhotoPlus with a special series of educational seminars on October 26th and Expo on October 27-28, 2011.
* "All-Access" pass allows free access to all seminars as long as seats are available at the time of respective seminars.
Designed for professionals in the photographic and imaging industries, PhotoPlus Expo showcases the latest advances in photography. Held annually at the Javits Convention Center, attendees have the opportunity to explore an inspiring array of photography and imaging products and services - everything from image capture and color management to retouching and storage - all from the industry's leading manufacturers. The show also offers over 115 photography and imaging seminars and hands-on labs taught by world-renowned experts with a focus on cutting-edge innovations in digital imaging products and techniques.
Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), a division of Nielsen Photo Group, is an organization that serves the educational and business needs of wedding and portrait photographers. WPPI is a professional organization that exists to help member photographers by providing them with exclusive information, programs and professional services to assist with their photographic artistry and business needs. WPPI routinely supplies its members with new benefits and valuable industry information enabling them to succeed in today's active photo market business.
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