Upcoming Events

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Blog, Media Bar

Upcoming Events

Put a date in your diary for the following upcoming events…

Photo Expo –

Date: Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Venue: Carnegie Court Hotel

Location: North Street, Swords, Co Dublin


10m-4pm Podge Kelly is running a 1 Day Lighting Workshop which costs €99 and includes a light lunch and covers such topics as speed lights (on and off camera), studio lights, daylight and creative lights and a further separate tutorial using Lightroom and Photoshop to work the final image to completion. This limited numbered event can be booked directly with Podge by email at: podgekellyphotography@gmail.com


Doors open to the tradeshow at 2:00pm and again at 6:30pm, and the free evening seminar will start at 7:00pm sharp. The paid for all day training sign-in starts at 9:30am and runs till 4.00pm.

The event sponsors are Camera Filters Ireland, Podge Kelly Training, Copter Shop Ireland, Nice Light, Fine Art Papers, Camera Insurance, and Drone Cover Irl. The attending sponsors will also be showcasing their products along with some great show offers so make sure you allocate enough time to visit the mini trade show and to pick up a bargain.

This will be the first of our events planned for 2017 and we will shortly be announcing further PhotoExpo events which will be coming to a town near you.


Drone Expo

Dates: 10th, 11th, 12th March 2017

Venue: RDS

Location: RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


Following on from the success of the Expo in 2016 the event is back and aims to be bigger and better than last year. The Drone Expo Ireland Is aiming to connect start ups, investors and existing drone operators across Ireland’s budding drone industry and increase awareness of drones and their safe use to the general public.



Dates: 23rd April

Venue: Crowne Plaze Conference Centre

Location: Park Northwood, Northwood Ave, Dublin 9

Time: 10am – 5pm


Following the overwhelming success of Photofest Ireland 2016 for both Exhibitors and Visitors – IPN are delighted to announce an even larger event for 2017, which will be held in the ‘state-of-the-art’ Conference and Event Centre in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin Airport. Photofest Ireland continues to be the largest Photography Trade and Seminar Event held in Ireland – mixing Trade, Photographers and Creatives at a professional level.

Whether you are a professional or freelance photographer, 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 related products and services, this annual event will also have interest to you.

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