Mobile Photo Connect, the premier conference for the mobile photo ecosystem conference, today announces five additional sponsors of its October 25, 2016 conference.  

New Gold sponsor is Portugal-based Storyo, makers of the highly acclaimed automatic multimedia story telling app of the same name.  

Storyo will complement the conference’s previously announced Gold sponsors: HPFujifilmWalgreens, and di support.

Mobile Photo Connect’s also announced the first Silver sponsors for this year’s conference: 

·       Media optimization company, Beamr

·       Flash storage provider, SanDisk

·       Mobile printing platform company, Printicular

·       Video trailer app developer, Sharalike


The initial nine vendor sponsors are supplemented by six association sponsors, including the newly formed imaging industry association, The Imaging Alliance (a merger of the assets of PMDA and PMA), the newly rebranded Germany-based piv imaging association (co-organizers of the photokina tradeshow), and IPC (the International Photographic Council), as well as trade publications PEN News WeeklyDI Reporter and Kaptur.

“We’re extremely excited about the broad industry support we’re already receiving for Mobile Photo Connect 2016 at this early stage.  This will enable us to organize a stellar conference, with engaging speakers, innovative topics and much-appreciated networking opportunities,” according to co-chair Hans Hartman. 

With “Shaping the world of smart mobile imaging” as its main theme, Mobile Photo Connect 2016 will include the following “no-PowerPoint allowed” panel discussions:

·       How to succeed in the photo app business

·       The Next Big Thing: user-generated VR content

·       Monetizing photo apps through mobile output

·       The Mobile Photo Connect Awards, in which a panel of prominent industry movers and shakers will reveal which of the 30 photo and video apps demoed in the conference’s signature show-and-tell sessions stood out

About Mobile Photo Connect

The world’s premier conference for the mobile photo ecosystem, featuring 200+ potential partners and industry thought leaders: photo & video app developers, mobile vendors, cloud storage providers, software companies, camera manufacturers, trade press, and investors. The conference will be held October 25, 2016 in the San Francisco Presidio Golden Gate Club.

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Author: Paul Melcher

Paul Melcher is the founder of Kaptur and Managing Director of Melcher System, a consultancy for visual technology firms. He is an entrepreneur, advisor, and consultant with a rich background in visual tech, content licensing, business strategy, and technology with more than 20 years experience in developing world-renowned photo-based companies with already two successful exits.

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