Press Release

August 10-13, 2021 | Chicago, IL

ClickCon Returning to Iconic Chicago

Chicago, the third largest city for photographers and videographers, will be the backdrop for a hands-on, socially-driven conference August 10-13, 2021.

This incredible four-day event will be focused around community and education, bringing in the top photographers, videographers, lecturers, vendors, hair stylists, make-up artists, wardrobe and set designers, and models 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 Palmer House on Monroe Street. 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 historic Palmer House.

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

Need more action? Stay for our fourth day and jump on a bus to one of our prearranged photo/video excursions at some of Chicago’s coolest hidden secrets.

In the fall of 2019, ClickCon will open access to its Early Bird Registration with prices set at $199 for Full Conference-Only passes, and $349 for Full Conference with Max Day passes. The Palmer House, Chicago room block, complete with exclusive swag bags for those booking first, can be booked for only $159 per night.

Join us at ClickCon2021 for an amazing social experience created BY photographers and videographers FOR photographers and videographers.

ClickCon is a collaboration by individuals who have a collective experience of over 70 years 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.


If you would like more information about ClickCon2020, please visit our website at or email us at