Photofest Ireland 2018

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018


Following the continued success of Photofest Ireland for both Exhibitors and Visitors to date – the Irish Photo Agency is delighted to announce a new location and venue for 2018, which will be held in the recently refurbished Hotel and  Conference  Event Centre in the Midlands Park Hotel, located in the Midlands of Ireland, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Photofest Ireland continues to be one of the most popular Photography Trade and Seminar Events held in Ireland – mixing Trade, Photographers and Creatives of all status at a professional level..

Whether you are a professional or freelance photographer or videographer, a buyer of image making equipment or materials, a distributor or manufacturer of photographic related products or services – this is an event for you. In addition, if you are in the creative media who require photographic/media  related products and services, this annual event will also have interest to you.

“We are excited to be moving to a new location with ‘state of the art’ facilities.  So many photographers and media related contacts have asked ‘why every event happens in Dublin’ – So for the first time in over a decade we are moving the Photofest event to the Midlands of Ireland – where many visitors from around Ireland will have easier access to this event”.
Helen Burke, Event Director.

Key activities will involve –

  • Irish trade representatives you are familiar with to date – meet them to update relationships, develop feedback – while they introduce new products and services for your business.
  • New Irish companies introducing their services to the photographic industry. Meet with new photographic related industries based in Ireland.
  • An international trade presence from the UK and other countries. Keep yourself informed on international photographic activity. Be introduced to new products, services and systems photographers are using successfully abroad.
  • Seminars & Lecturers – Irish and international speakers and company representatives. Agenda & speakers will be confirmed shortly.
  • Additional Photographic related activity at this event will include:
    • Latest Product & Services from the Industry
    • Product demonstrations;
    • Pilot Commercial Shooting;
    • Introductions to new Styles & Finishings;
    • B2B Opportunities;
    • Training Solutions;
    • Stock Photography;
    • Galleries;
    • Careers;
    • Photographic Publications