Photoshop World Conference & Expo 2009


graphics-tabletAre you are a Photoshop enthusiast? Are you a graphic artist who wants to expand your knowledge in using this popular graphics program?
Perhaps you are a student attending a graphic design college or graphic design school and want to improve your skills.
If so, the Photoshop World Conference & Expo may offer you valuable information, techniques, and inside tips on Adobe's Photoshop.

mandalayThe event will take place October 1-3, 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Photoshop Expo will feature workshops, classes, seminars, keynote speakers, and convention floor exhibits and presentations.

There are different price tiers for classes and a special discounted rate for students. Free convention floor passes are also available.

For information on special hotel rates during the convention, click here.

photoshop-classClasses on Photoshop include topics such as:

.....- Image compositing for advertising illustration
.....- Creative integration and Photoshop
.....- Animation design techniques in Photoshop
.....- Advanced motion control 3D
.....- Photoshop for designers.

Pre-conference workshops start on September 30 while regular classes run through October 3.


John Loiacono, senior vice president and general manager of the Adobe Creative Business Solutions Business Unit, will be the keynote speaker for the fifth consecutive year at the event. His speeches are very popular and are highly anticipated by convention attendees.

Conventioneers will be treated to several special events as described by the event planners. Click on the event titles for the full descriptions and details.

Portfolio Reviews - " As a Photoshop World conference attendee, you'll have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get one-on-one instructive feedback as your portfolio is reviewed by some of the most highly acclaimed professional photographers in the industry today."

The Art of Digital Photography - "It's where some of the world's leading digital photographers come together, on one stage, for an evening that you'll be talking about for years. Be right there as these gifted artists put Photoshop aside to focus solely on the creativity and art behind their brilliant photography."

The Guru Awards - "... to honor and recognize the design, photography, retouching, and creativity of our attendees. Since their humble beginnings in 1999, the Guru Awards have now become the most prestigious and coveted awards in the international digital imaging industry."

After Hours Party - "There's no better way to let loose, unwind, and relax after a busy day of learning the latest Photoshop techniques than to join your fellow conference attendees - as well as the Photoshop World instructors - at the Photoshop World After-Hours Party!"

smiling-faces1So whether you're a professional, amateur, or student at a graphic design college or graphic design school, the Photoshop World Conference & Expo will have something that will be of interest to you.

For the latest information on the conference, sign up for the official newsletter by clicking here. For additional information on reservations and lodging at the convention, click here.

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