Camera & Photo Imaging Show CP+2014 Joy and Beauty through Advance Photo Imaging Technology Announcement
The Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) (JCII Bldg. 25, Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan; President: TsunejiUchida) will hold the CP+2014 Camera & Imaging Show from February 13 (Thursday) to February 16 (Sunday), 2014, at thePACIFICO YOKOHAMA.
With over 50 years of history, back when it was known as the Japan Camera Show, this comprehensive camera and imagingexhibition renowned the world over is the fifth event since relocating to the international city of Yokohama. Every year morefamilies and women come, as well as business users, and the 2013 event was attended by 62,000 people and enabled theWorld Premiere of 35 cameras. There are expected to be even more such announcements at CP+2014.
Japanese camera makers enjoy more than 80% of the world’s market for digital camera sales and more than 99% forinterchangeable lens type digital cameras, making Japan a world leader for photography and imaging business. Our goal thistime is “Joy and Beauty through Advance Photo Imaging Technology” as the theme, CP+ uses Japan’s position as the center ofthe photo imaging industry to present the world with the latest information on a wide range of areas in the industry, from inputfrom the photo imaging fields to its final output.
This marks the fourth year for PHOTO YOKOHAMA, an event put on by Yokohama that merges industry and culture throughphotography. And the event grows even larger this year. With support from MAGNUM PHOTOS TOKYO, renownedphotographer and recipient of a medal from the Order of Arts and Letters in France this year Steve McCurry will be holding a talkshow, workshop, and photo exhibition. Truly the talk of the town, CP+ and PHOTO YOKOHAMA aim to further promotedevelopment of photo imaging culture.
CP+2014 will help to take relations with France from the perspective of industry and photographic art culture to the next level.The event will feature a guest speech from Jean-Luc Monterosso, Director of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie inParis. There will also be an event in cooperation with the Salon de la Photo, a photo and camera event held every year in Paris,as well as a display of outstanding works from the LES ZOOMS photo contest where France’s leading photo magazine editorswill take their place among the judges. This will be accompanied by a talk show with Grand Prix winners and editors involved inphoto selection.
With support from participants in the new “Photo Print Media Zone”, there will also be the “Enhancing Beauty—the World of ArtPrints” area, which showcases the latest in beautiful photographic representation through art prints, and the “Video Area forProfessionals”, where a full array of solutions involving still cameras for video business will be shown. This will be connected tothe “Video Seminar for Professionals”, which will look at everything from equipment deployment to usage. Through product andphoto exhibitions and the various events such as these that allow participants to share in the fun of “shooting, viewing, andconnecting” through photography from the perspective of industry and culture, we present to the photo and imaging world the“Joy and Beauty” that only the camera/photo imaging industry can achieve.
Event title: CP+2014 [siːpiːplΛs]
Theme: Joy and Beauty through Advance Photo Imaging Technology
Dates and times: Thursday, February 13 to Sunday, February 16, 2014
February 13 (Thu)February 14 (Fri), 15 (Sat)February 16 (Sun)
12:00–18:00 (*Premiere Time: 10:00–12:00)10:00–18:00
*Premiere Time is only open to members of the press, VIPs, and Premiere Time invitation holders.
PACIFICO YOKOHAMA (Exhibition Hall, Annex Hall, Conference Center)
¥1,500 (incl. tax) (Free admission for visitors pre-registered via the official website)
Free admission for disability certificate holders, and children of age 12 or youngerCamera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA)
Japan Photo and Video Accessory Association
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan Tourism Agency, Kanagawa Prefecture,City of Yokohama, Yokohama Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Japan External TradeOrganization (JETRO)
Main exhibition subjects
Cameras, lenses, photo accessories, printers, photo retouching software, mobile devices, displays, projectors,photo-finishing products, photo books, printing paper, studio accessories & equipment, etc.
Exhibitors and anticipated visitors (as of November 20, 2013)-Exhibitors:
114 organizations (including 12 joint exhibitors) anticipated (Last year: 106 organizations, including 10
-Number of exhibition booth lots:
949 (including the Organizer’s Zone) anticipated (Last year: 908, including the Organizer’s Zone)-Anticipated visitors: 70,000 (Last year: 62,597)