Visual Connections Chicago 2016

Where Chicago, United States
Date Thursday, May 5, 2016
Times Keynote Q&A session: 10am–noon
Exhibit floor: noon–5pm
Lunch: 12:30–2:30pm
Prize drawings: 1:30, 2:45, 4:45pm
Production session: 1:45–2:30pm
Search & licensing session: 3–3:45pm
Dessert bar: 3:45–4:30pm
Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour 5-7pm
Venue The Ivy Room
Address 12 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (map)
Directions One block away from Grand subway station (Red Line).

Visual Connections was at The Ivy Room on May 5th, 2016 and our Principal Sponsor was Workbook.

Among our exhibitors this year, 25 were new to Chicago. 10 were artists reps and join a growing number of exhibitors offering assignment and production services.

69% of attendees had not attended the previous event in 2014. Their expenditure on visual media and related services is as follows:

Expenditure on visual media/services

They represented the following market sectors:

Breakdown by market sector

Prize winners

Prize Winner
$1,000 Travel Gift Certificate Heather Filippelli, Kohl’s Department Stores
$300 Gift Card Jeff Farinosi, Apple Vacations
$300 Gift Card Cathy Melloan, Freelance

The prizes this year were sponsored by: Alamy, Bridgeman Images, Danita Delimont Stock Photography, Erickson Stock, eStock Photo, ITN Source, Panoramic Images, SuperStock

Principal Sponsor

Workbook is proud to sponsor Visual Connections in the hope that we can further cultivate the relationships that result in stunning visual campaigns.
— Bill Daniels, Owner of Workbook

Media Partners

Chicago 2014
The backgrounds of the panelists made for a very interesting and comprehensive discussion.
— Phillip Ross, Neodeco, Inc.
Chicago 2014
Visual Connections brings picture professionals together better then any other regular event I know of.
— Doug Brooks, Image Research Team
Chicago 2014