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ImageCon 2019: Why You Shouldn't Miss it

Calling All Visual Storytellers

The Ultimate Digital Media Event

We at Cloudinary are excited to host the third annual ImageCon conference on May 1-2 in San Francisco. This year’s event will feature practical hands-on workshops and enlightening talks by thought leaders along with plenty of networking opportunities.

Increasingly, rich media is recognized as being pivotal to the growth of many vertical markets, from eCommerce startups to Fortune 500 enterprises. By attending ImageCon 2019, you will learn how to navigate the maze of standards, best practices, and user-engagement opportunities toward greater profitability and productivity. How? Through the event program that aims at enabling all visual storytellers—developers, architects, content managers, visual designers, product managers, and C-suite executives alike—with a wealth of knowledge and skills on how to build, communicate, and deliver engaging stories online.

Why Join ImageCon 2019

In response to the overwhelmingly positive feedback from last year, we have expanded this year’s ImageCon to a multiple-day event that extends beyond last year’s offerings.

  • Preconference Training Explore the fundamentals of Cloudinary for developers. Dive deep into our developer- focused APIs and SDKs to take control of your digital content. Limited to 40 seats.
  • Conference Day 1 Focus on Cloudinary-specific workshops and keynotes that will offer concrete, practicable knowledge on how to engage with the online audience through rich media.
  • Conference Day 2 Listen to inspiring talks by the who’s-whos in the rich-media sector on today’s key trends, such as the emerging formats, the recent inventions in data visualization, and the ethics of imagery.

What Makes ImageCon 2019 Doubly Worthwhile

Cloudinary strongly believes in giving back as individuals and as an organization. We will donate a portion of the ticket proceeds from ImageCon 2019 to Girls Who Code, an outstanding nonprofit organization with which we’ve been proud to support and work with for years.

So, don’t miss out and sign up now! Early-bird pricing ends on April 1. Any questions, please write us at imagecon@cloudinary.com.

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