Visual Connections New York 2013

Where New York, United States
Date Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Times Q&A Session: 10am - noon
Exhibit floor open: noon - 7:30pm (beer & wine served from 5pm)
Roundtable discussions: 2:30pm, 3:15pm, wrap-up @ 4pm
Venue The Altman Building
Address 135 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011 (map)
Directions Between 6th & 7th Avenues. For directions by subway or car, download this PDF.

Review

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Among our exhibitors this year, twenty-four were new to New York, and twenty-two were from abroad.

41% of attendees were first-timers, and 58% had not attended in 2012. They represented the following market sectors:

Breakdown by market sector

This chart shows what media they are using and interested in:

Breakdown by market sector

The Q&A Session and roundtable discussions were well-attended and well-received. With over half of attendees now using footage, this is set to become a major theme at future events.

Prize winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s sponsored prize drawing:

Prize Winner
age fotostock
$300 Apple Store Gift Card
Edie Weinburg, Fairchild Books
Alamy
Lumix DMC- LX7
Ann Suh, Torrisi Design
Danita Delimont Stock Photography
Fine Art Print
Dina Selfridge, Amplify
DIOMEDIA
iPad Mini
Jillian Santos, Premedia Global
Fotolia
Wacom Intuos5 Touch Medium Professional Pen Tablet
Tim Herzog, Vogue/Conde Nast
Grant Heilman Photography, Inc
Nest Learning Thermostat
Bill Kobasz, Reliable Design
Map Resources
Blue Ocean Relief MOVA World Globe
Ellen Elchlepp, Doubleday
Mother Image
iPod Nano
Scott Russo, Sterling
National Geographic Creative
Special Drawing to win a $500 Cloud9 Living Gift Certificate
Zeva Oelbaum, Between the Rivers Production
Robert Harding World Imagery
$350 Amazon Gift Certificate
Kiley Kudrna, Bloomsburg Publishing
SuperStock
iPad Mini
Susan Raymond, Design Matters Inc!
WeatherVideoHD.TV
Special Drawing to win a $500 Cloud9 Living Gift Certificate
Morgan Searl, Mailonline
WGBH Stock Sales
Original PBS Mystery poster
John Crittenden, Susan Newman Design, Inc
New York 2013

Quotes from attendees

It was just a pleasure. Very vibrant and energetic. Lots of new sources and great to connect in person.
— Ilene Bellovin, Ilene Cherna Bellovin Photo Research
There was a wide variety of exhibitors to network with, and I thought the Q&A/roundtable sessions were a great way to learn more about important issues facing the industry. Everything was very well organized and professional.
— Jillian Santos, PreMedia Global
It was a great refresher for how to go about getting clearances, determining usage, negotiating, finding the right resource.
— Lauren Nunnelee, Tierney Communications