Why ClickCon?

ClickCon is unlike any other photo and video conference to hit the Midwest! ClickCon was created with you in mind, giving you incredible portfolio building opportunities, over 100+ models to take with you around the city, three days of the best education by the top pros in the world, the lowest prices on gear at the trade show, and SO much more!

Welcome to ClickCon, a photography and videography conference where the community comes together to innovate, create and collaborate. We hope you join us this summer at the Palmer House in Chicago, August 10th – 13th!


Hands-On Classes

90% of ClickCon classes will be hands on and not in a classroom. Shoot in locations where they have produced movies such as; Transformers, Divergent and many others with ClickCon’s themed excursions!

Learn at ClickCon

No Non-Sense

This is a no BS conference. No listening to sales pitches in the classes, just learning from top speakers from across the world bringing you some of the best learning experiences you will ever receive.

Over 100+ Models

Models-On Loan

Models – On Loan program. Utilize one of ClickCon’s top models with costumes provided by top Chicago designers we have over 100 models utilizing Chicago as your backdrop.

Themed Shoots

Theme Shoots

Themed photo shoots stylized by our ClickCon creative team, incredible hair and make-up artists and wardrobe by Chicago designers. Extended theme shoots August 13th at ClickCon Max Day.



ClickCon has 30+ of the top speakers from across the world together in one location for three days to bring you some of the best learning experiences ever.

Chicago Palmer House

Chicago Palmer House

Book your stay at the host hotel The Palmer House – Chicago for $159 a night.

Shooting Locations

Shooting Locations

Classes are happening all over the Chicagoland area utilizing Chicago’s beautiful backdrop. Over 50 pre-arranged shooting locations are waiting for you.



Network with new people at all night events to learn, innovate, create and collaborate at ClickCon. Create relationships and connections that last.

Trade Show

Trade Show

The trade show floor will be jam packed with multiple, themed shooting bays, prize giveaways, pro talk question and answer, top vendors with demo gear and more.



Watch as the most elite Chicago Hair Artists, Make-up Artists and Designers pull together to make creations that place your portfolio above the rest.