IDC Examines the Future of Digital Imaging at Photokina 2006

(PresseBox) (Frankfurt am Main, ) Following the success of its industry briefing at Photokina two years ago, IDC will again present an overview and explanation of the consumer digital imaging market at Photokina 2006. This event will offer industry players key insights into the directions within the market and will pinpoint emerging opportunities that will define success over the years to come. Senior IDC analysts will offer detail of how consumers will choose and use the technologies available from digital capture through to print and photofinishing. The presentations will address the worldwide, Western European, and Eastern European digital camera and photofinishing markets.

The briefing will be of particular interest to digital camera manufacturers, distributors, and resellers; suppliers to the digital imaging industry; printer and peripheral manufacturers, distributors, and resellers; and industry trade press.

IDC will be presenting at Photokina on Thursday, September 28.

IDC Presenting Analysts:
· Ron Glaz, Program Director, Digital Imaging Solutions and Services
· Matt Marshall, Program Director, European Printers, Multifunctional Peripherals, Imaging Solutions, and Consumer Devices
· Chris Chute, Research Manager, Worldwide Digital Imaging Solutions and Services
· Paul Withington, Research Manager, European Peripherals
· Nickolay Grigorov, Senior Analyst, Digital Cameras and IHD, IDC CEMA
· Leigh Worthing, Research Analyst, European Peripherals

IDC Breakfast Briefing Timing and Venue:
Thursday, September 28
EuropaSaal - Congress Centrum Ost
Koelnmesse Fairgrounds

For full agenda and registration details, please visit

Editors' note: IDC's breakfast briefing is free to attend. Breakfast and refreshments will be available from 08:45. To arrange a separate meeting with an analyst, please contact Terry Cummings at or call +44 (0) 20 8987 7231. Attendees can register for IDC's briefing online at or by sending their contact details (name, job title, company name, email, phone number, and address) to Terry Cummings. Confirmation and further details will be sent prior to the event, but should you require further information at this stage please contact Terry Cummings.

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For more information, contact:
Terry Cummings
+44 (0) 20 8987 7231


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