Press Release

July 16, 2018 | Chicago, IL

ClickCon Launching in Iconic Chicago

Chicago, the third largest city for photographers and videographers, will be the backdrop for a new hands-on, socially-driven conference August 5-7, 2019.

This incredible three-day event will be focused around community and education bringing in the top photographers, videographers, lecturers, and vendors from around the globe. Attendees will have their choice of hands-on learning with amazing instructors at Chicago locations or lecture style classrooms in the beautiful Hilton on Michigan Avenue. ClickCon has something for everyone from newbies to advanced photographers and videographers.

Check out the expansive trade show floor. Speak with technical experts from major companies about their latest products. Demo the latest gear utilizing the “check-it-out” program. Test drive gear with live models and amp up your portfolio with full access to the Hilton hotel and the historic Palmer House.

Want more shooting? At ClickCon you will have offsite morning and evening access to a dozen more extraordinary spots within a five-minute walk from your hotel secured with permit access. Gather a team and grab one of our provided models. Head out to your favorite spot in Chicago to capture some great portfolio images.

Need more action? Stay for our third day and participate in the limited access mock wedding with the world’s top wedding photographers and videographers. As if this jam-packed conference isn’t enough, jump on a bus for one of our prearranged photo/video excursions to some of Chicago’s coolest hidden secrets.

In the fall of 2018 ClickCon will open access to its early bird registration starting at $149. The Hilton, Michigan Avenue room block, complete with exclusive swag bags, can be booked for only $159 per night.

Join us at ClickCon 2019 for an amazing social experience created by photographers and videographers for photographers and videographers.

ClickCon is a collaboration of individuals with more than 70 years combined experience in various sectors of the photo/video industry with the goal of taking their knowledge and experience to create a perfect event for attendees and vendors while driving a sense of community.

Ranked the #6 wedding photographer in the world by The Best Of 2017 Photographers Book, Sherry Hagerman is the owner of Allusion Photography based out of the Chicago area. Sherry will bring her knowledge of the best shooting locations, top Chicago models, clothing designers, and hair and make-up artists from the area while creating a unique hands-on experience for attendees.

Kelly Mondora is the past President of the F.J. Westcott Company and will be working with the vendors and speakers to ensure a seamless and successful event. She has over 20 years of experience in the photo industry.

With their combined 40 years of experience in the video industry, George and Erick Haddad opened PROCAM, the Midwest’s premiere photo/video store. Now, with three locations, they are known for offering the best deals and customer service. In combination with his passion for video and 30 years of experience, George will ensure attendees get the best deals on the latest equipment.

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If you would like more information about ClickCon 2019, please visit our website at  www.clickcon.us or email us at [email protected].