CP+ 2011 camera show in Yokohama

Canon booth at the last CP+ show in Mar. 2010.

The 2nd CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show, Japan’s largest camera show, will be held during Feb. 9-12, 2011 in Yokohama, at Pacifico Yokohama, a large convention complex and the same venue as last year’s CP+. Interesting that it will be held in Feb. instead of March, the month when the camera show was held for many years. Hopefully, it won’t snow on those days.

Note that the morning of Feb. 9, the show is open to the press only.

Admission is 1,000 yen at the door, but this fee can be waived if you preregister via the CP+ Website.

You can also register to attend free seminars and lectures where they provide simultaneous Japanese or English translation. One of the speakers is Thomas Knoll, the software engineer who initiated the development of Adobe Photoshop 20 years ago.

For details, see the show’s official site in English:

See my photos of CP+ 2010 here.

Pacifico Yokohama is near JR Sakuragicho and Minato Mirai Stations:

CP+ is held by CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association). CIPA is an international organization comprised of companies involved in the production and sale of silver-halide camera and digital camera, imaging-related products, software and more. In addition to product specifications, standards and technical research, CIPA deals with environmental issues and other industry-wide issues and seeks to contribute to the development of photographic and imaging culture.
Web site: http://www.cipa.jp/english/

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