CP+ CAMERA & PHOTO IMAGING SHOW 2016

Opens at 10:00 12:00 on February 25 closed at 18:00 17:00 on February 28 PACIFICO YOKOHAMA OSANBASHI Hall JAPAN

FAQ

Is parking available?
Use the parking lot of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, OSANBASHI Hall, or any other nearby paid parking lot. However, it is anticipated that the parking lots will be extremely busy or full during the event period, thus please use public transportation whenever possible.
Where is the Annex Hall located (at which the Used Camera Fair and Photo Accessory Outlet takes place)?
The Annex Hall is located back on the second floor of the Exhibition Hall of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. Enter the Annex Hall through the concourse on the second floor.
How much is the admission fee?
The admission fee is 1,500 yen (incl. tax). If you pre-register on the website, admission will be free.
* Free admission for visitors with a physical disability certificate and for children aged 12 years and younger.
What should I do if I forget my “entrance pass exchange ticket” or if I cannot print out the exchange ticket?
At the reception counter, present the QR code on the “entrance pass exchange ticket” displayed on your mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet; then, you can enter. Note, however, that during the event period, the wireless connection in and around the venue may be busy and disabled. Please pre-register before visiting the venue whenever possible. Otherwise, you will be charged the normal admission fee.
I have an invitation. Can I enter for free?
If you have an invitation, you can enter the site for free. Fill out the back of the invitation and present the ticket at the reception counter (one ticket provides free admission to one person).
However, if you wish to participate in a seminar or event, you need to pre-register on the website even if you already have an invitation.
We are a group of two people or more. Will it be enough that only one of us registers?
Each person must register. A collective registration for a group by a representative is not acceptable.
Is re-entry allowed? I plan to visit the exhibition on more than one day. Do I have to register twice?
The entrance pass that you receive when you enter the site is valid for all days of the exhibition.
The seminar or event that I want to attend seems to be already full. Is there any way that I can participate in it?
No waiting list for cancellation is available for seminars and events. If someone cancels participation, the vacant seat will become available for registration on the official website. Thus, please check the website for vacancy on a regular basis. For waiting lists for cancellation on the day of the events at the venue, no details are determined yet. Please check with the reception staff of the seminars and events at the venue on the day.
If I cancel a paid seminar, do I have to pay any cancellation charge?
No cancellation charge is necessary. However, when it becomes clear that you cannot attend the seminar, please make a cancellation on your My Page, as there are other people who may wish to participate.
Is pre-registration required for Enjoy Photo Stage?
Roughly, the first 50 seats at the front are reserved and assigned for each program. The remaining 200 seats are for general admission. (Please refrain from claiming a seat in the general admission section by leaving personal belongings unattended.) Reserved tickets will be distributed 10 minutes before the starting time of each session at the reception desk in the Exhibition Hall. Note that numbered tickets will not be distributed. Also, when the seats are full, we may decline admission.
May I take pictures or videos at the exhibition venue?
Within the Exhibition Hall of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, you can take pictures or videos freely except in locations where a “No Photography or Video” sign is posted. However, general visitors other than the press are not allowed to use monopods, tripods, reflector boards, or forced-flash mode. Please make sure not to disturb other visitors. In the exhibitor booths, follow the rules established by the exhibitors. When you post your photos on a weblog, etc., take extra care not to infringe on personal privacy. At OSANBASHI Hall, follow the rules established by the exhibitors for their own respective booths.
Can I purchase cameras, lenses, or accessories at the exhibition site?
You can buy goods at the Used Camera Fair and Photo Accessory Outlet, which takes place in the Annex Hall of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Note, however, that exhibitors are prohibited to sell goods within the Exhibition Hall of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, excluding some booths approved by the organizer.
Is there any space at the exhibition site where I can eat and drink?
A certain area of space for eating is available within the Exhibition Hall, but it is anticipated that the space will be busy. Please use nearby public facilities.
Can I bring my children to the exhibition?
Yes, no problem. Please note that, when you visit the exhibition with your family, registration is required for each member of your family. For children aged 12 and younger, admission is free and no pre-registration is required. However, to attend a seminar or event that requires pre-registration, even a child of 12 years old or younger needs to pre-register.
Where can I find luggage lockers?
At PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, luggage lockers are located in the concourses on the first and second floors of the Exhibition Hall. At OSANBASHI Terminal where the OSANBASHI Hall is located, you can find luggage lockers in the lobby on the way to the hall.
Can I bring my pet into the venue?
No animals other than service dogs are allowed into the exhibition sites of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA and OSANBASHI Hall.
Where is the Conference Center where seminars and events are held?
The Conference Center is located on the right side when you are facing the entrance of the Exhibition Hall of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. For the exact location, see the website of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA.
Until when is pre-registration accepted?
The pre-registration ends around 15 minutes before the closing of the exhibition on Sunday, February 28.
Tell me how I can apply for a seminar, along with the related fees.
All applications are accepted via the website. The fees for paid seminars must be paid in cash on the day that the seminar is held. Please prepare the exact amount, so that no change is needed.
I would like to check if any lost belongings of mine have been turned in.
At PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, contact the Central Disaster Control Center at +81-45-221-2127 (24 hours). Note that lost belongings are kept for only a limited period. At OSANBASHI Hall, contact the OSANBASHI Hall Disaster Control Center at +81-45-212-3396.
How can I get from PACIFICO YOKOHAMA to OSANBASHI Hall or from OSANBASHI Hall to PACIFIC YOKOHAMA?
Free shuttle buses depart every 15 minutes from the main entrance drop-off and pick-up area outside the concourse on the first floor of the Exhibition Hall (takes about 10 minutes by bus). Please feel free to use these buses. If you choose to walk, it takes about 22 minutes.
Are day care centers and nursing rooms available?
For information regarding PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, see the website of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. OSANBASHI Hall does have nursing rooms, but no day care centers are available.
Are any barrier-free facilities available?
All facilities are equipped with elevators, slopes, toilets, seating spaces, vending machines, and parking spaces for people in wheelchairs. For details, see the website of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. At OSANBASHI Hall, slopes and elevators are available for those in wheelchairs. Toilets for wheelchairs are also available.
Where can I receive detailed information on the exhibition and the track record of the event?
Exhibition guides and the report of last year's event are available for download from our website. If you require a printed booklet, contact the CP+ Division by phone or e-mail. The information described in the booklet is the same as that in the downloadable version.
→Downloads for Exhibitors
How can we apply for the exhibition?
You may apply for the exhibition through this website. If you are participating in the event for the first time, please note that your application will be reviewed by the CP+ Operating Committee.
→Application for Exhibiting
Can we request the location of our booth lot at the time of application?
No, you cannot request the location of your booth lot at the time of application. When you apply, please be informed that all booth lots will be fixed at the exhibitors’ explanatory meeting and the booth lot allocation lottery, which are held together in autumn every year.
How can I use the discount rates for members of the organizer/sponsor?
To use the discount rates, you must be a member of the organizer, Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA), or the sponsor, Japan Photo and Video Accessory Association.
Membership Information - Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA)
http://www.cipa.jp/index_e.html
Contact: CIPA info@cipa.jp
Can we pay the exhibition fee in U.S. dollars or by credit card?
No, you cannot pay the exhibition fees in currency other than Japanese yen, nor can you pay by credit card.
How can we use the meeting rooms?
To use the meeting rooms, make an application via the application form that will be available on a date to be determined, on the official website.
I want to visit the venue during the event period to cover CP+. What should I do?
Present yourself at the press reception counter that is to be set up on the third floor of the Conference Center of PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. We will issue your Press ID pass in exchange for your business card. You will be allowed to cover the event starting from 9:30 a.m. (from 9:50 a.m. on the opening day for covering within the Exhibition Hall).
How can I receive the newsletter for the press?
You can register via the official website (from “Information for the Press” menu, select “Newsletter Subscription”). Press the “CP+2016 Newsletter Subscription” button to enter the registration process.
I want to interview a lecturer. Would it be possible?
CP+ Division cannot answer requests for the contact info of the lecturers, due to the protection of privacy. Contact the lecturer directly to arrange an appointment. Also, please conduct any interview outside the seminar venue.
Can I freely use the logo data from the download page? Is there any restriction on the use of the logo? As for the photos, are there any terms of use? Must the photos be credited? Are there any other considerations or restrictions?
No application is required for using the logo. Feel free to download and use the data from the “Downloads for the Press” page on the official website in compliance with the guidelines. If you still want to use a trimmed or inverted logo, please inform the CP+ Division of the media and content of the material you plan to post. If CP+ Division determines the material to be offensive to public order and morality, the division can decline the use of the logo. Regarding the photographs, there is no restriction on use. No credit is necessary for the photographs as well.
Who can I contact and how regarding a story that I am writing that covers CP+?
CP+ will examine the article. Please contact us at press@cpplus.jp

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