"Wedding & Event Video Expo 2007, the WEVA 17th Annual International Convention & Trade Show for Professional Wedding & Event Videographers will be held August 13-16, 2007," said WEVA International Chairman Roy Chapman, who made the announcement Tuesday evening in Philadelphia, PA where he served as a video competition judge for the GPVA 3rd Annual Film Festival, presented by the Greater Philadelphia Videographers Association.
Chapman announced that WEVA EXPO 2007 will be held at Bally's/Paris Las Vegas located in the center of famous Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, NV. The 2007 convention, open to both WEVA members and non-members, will officially kick off Monday night August 13, 2007 with a grand-opening dinner reception planned for videographers at "An Evening in Paris" in the glittering ballroom of the Paris Las Vegas hotel where the winning videos in WEVA's upcoming 17th Annual Creative Excellence Awards Competition will be announced and screened. All WEVA EXPO 2007 conference sessions and new technology exhibits will be held in the Bally's Las Vegas Convention Center, which directly adjoins Paris.
"Over 70 cutting-edge technical and creativity Seminars, ‘Camera Clinics,' New Equipment Demonstrations, product-specific Editing Workshops (Avid, Apple, Adobe, Canopus, Vegas, etc.), "Battle Of The Videographers," Video-On-The-Web, Production Technique Workshops, plus new Wedding Video Marketing Strategies and top Business Sales Boosters will be presented by leading wedding and event videographers from across the US and worldwide, and by other top industry experts," said WEVA International's Director of Educational Development John Zale.
"Guest room rates will be only $104 per night at Bally's, and just $139 per night at Paris. Hotel reservation operators will start accepting room reservations for WEVA EXPO 2007 next month by toll-free numbers and online. More details will be posted soon on the WEVA website," said Dan Argenas WEVA's Director of Association Communications.