Here’s the latest press release for the PACA conference
Picture Archive Council of America (PACA) is putting the future of the stock photography front and center for its members. With one eye on economic recovery and other on emerging technologies, PACA’s 14th Annual International Conference will take place at Miami’s world-renowned Eden Roc, A Renaissance Beach Resort & Spa, from October 16-18, 2009.
The conference program is packed with renowned speakers and insightful seminars. The schedule has a solid focus on the on the latest business strategies and emerging trends. The 14th Annual PACA International Conference is where industry leaders will be discussing ways to survive during the down economy and thrive as it recovers. Online and digital platforms play a big role in both. Social Media and Web 2.0 strategies have changed the way our world conducts business. Hear from experts how to leverage the best Social Media tools for the stock photography industry. For those seeking a lesson on how to successfully surf the next Internet wave, PACA presents a session focusing on the technology behind Web 3.0. Semantic Search is an important concept for all Internet businesses, but could help revolutionize how images are matched to buyers online.
One of the featured events of the conference is the PACA Motion Workshop. Learn the business basics of shooting motion as a footage company will be doing a full production shoot, followed by sessions focusing on best practices. PACA Legal Council Nancy Wolff will shed light on the latest in copyright legislation and will answer attendees’ questions during a lively Legal Session.
Visitors from across the world can maximize their journey through plenty of networking opportunities including cocktail receptions. The scenic backdrop provides a perfect place to forge new alliances and reenergize existing relationships. Take time to relax in cascading infinity-edge pools or bask in the sun on world-famous Miami Beach. The tropical courtyard fountains and water elements throughout the Eden Roc Resort immerse guests in tranquility. It also offers new luxurious oceanfront rooms and dining experiences as well as a variety of upscale recreational amenities.