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Press Release


October 6, 2010

 

Contact:
Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Phone: 215 451 2767
Email: mopsik@asmp.org

 

ASMP Sponsors And Hosts Multiple Events At Photo Plus Expo

Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) will sponsor and host a number of important events at this year's Photo Plus Expo, the preeminent photographer trade event of the year. The Expo will be held October 28-30, 2010 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. ASMP's participation includes sponsorship of seminars on current business topics and a presentation on copyright practices. ASMP will also have a presence at Booth #959 and will host representatives from the US Copyright Office and from the Picture Licensing Universal System (PLUS).

 

ASMP sponsored seminars will include: What Every Photographer Should Know About Copyright with Speakers Richard Kelly, ASMP President, and Susan Carr, ASMP Education Director; Reviving Creativity with Speaker Sean Kernan; Sales and Negotiating Skills for Photographers with Speakers Blake Discher, Judy Herrmann, Richard Kelly, Susan Carr and Todd Joyce; Multimedia & Video with Speakers Gail Mooney and Paula Lerner; and Breaking Into the Biz: What Every Student and Emerging Photographer Should Know with Speaker Judy Herrmann.

 

To register for PhotoPlus seminars, go to http://www.photoplusexpo.com/seminars/seminar-schedule.

 

According to Executive Director Eugene Mopsik, "ASMP considers the Expo to be an exceptional networking and educational venue. This year, we are pleased to again bring together members of the US Copyright Office and PLUS, who will be available to answer questions and discuss topical issues. We invite all those attending the show to stop by our booth."

 

ASMP's Annual Member Meeting will take place Friday evening October 29th. The meeting will feature presentations by Mopsik and Kelly. There will also be a keynote address by Special Guest Tom Kennedy, who will discuss the future of media.

 

For information about ASMP-sponsored Expo event topics visit http://www.asmp.org/expo. For more information about the Expo, go to http://www.photoplusexpo.com.

 

ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers' rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. ASMP, founded in 1944, has nearly 7,000 members and 39 chapters across the country and its members include many of the world's foremost photographers.