Photokina 2020

Breaking: After 70 years the Photokina trade show shuts down indefinitely

Nov 27, 2020
John Aldred

The organisers of Photokina at the Koelnmesse have just announced that Photokina, the Biennial photography trade show in Cologne, Germany, has come to an end…

Breaking: Photokina 2020 in Cologne, Germany has been cancelled – Next one in 2022

Mar 18, 2020
John Aldred

Well, after The Photography Show and NAB, it was pretty obvious that Photokina was going to meet the same fate soon enough. Despite all three…

SXSW pulls the plug for the first time in 34 years over COVID-19 fears

Mar 7, 2020
Adam Frimer

It seems Coronavirus has taken another one. The SXSW Festival has just announced that they are canceling the convention. SXSW is a major event hosting…

AJA withdraws from NAB as Google and Microsoft cancel two of their conferences over COVID-19

Mar 3, 2020
John Aldred

The first company to officially withdraw from next month’s NAB in Las Vegas is AJA Video Systems. In an announcement, AJA specifically cites the “risks…

Photokina organisers still see no reason to cancel the event in 2020

Mar 1, 2020
John Aldred

The coronavirus situation has the world’s population divided. On the one side, many aren’t worried. That it’s just SARS, MERS, Bird Flu or Ebola all…

Japan’s plans over Coronavirus drug sees Fujifilm shares rise 8.8%

Feb 26, 2020
John Aldred

We often forget that most camera companies don’t just make cameras and lenses. Take Fujifilm, for example, whose subsidiaries include Fujifilm Pharmaceutical. A subsidiary which,…

NAB, The Photography Show and Photokina still going ahead as planned despite coronarivus concerns

Feb 19, 2020
John Aldred

With the recent cancellations of both Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona and CP+ in Japan due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, there is growing concern…

CP+ 2020 cancelled over coronavirus fears – Crossing fingers for NAB, TPS and Photokina

Feb 14, 2020
John Aldred

The first major photography trade show of the year, and one of the largest in the world, CP+ 2020 has been cancelled over coronavirus fears….

It’s official: Fujifilm is pulling out of Photokina 2020 as well

Dec 17, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Last week, a rumor started circulating that Fujifilm would not be attending Photokina 2020. Now it’s officially confirmed: Fujifilm is bailing out.

Fujifilm will not be at Photokina 2020, reports say

Dec 12, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

It’s official that Nikon, Leica, and Olympus will not be attending Photokina in May 2020. However, judging from the recent reports, Fujifilm is also bailing…