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Imagine yourself surrounded by the sights and sounds of Las Vegas, a virtual fantasyland where anything is possible. Dine at five-star restaurants or gorge at delicious buffets. Get into the action in a breathtaking casino or lounge poolside and get a massage. Tee off at a world-class golf course, cruise the Strip, catch a show or perhaps check out one of the outrageous places where celebrities get hitched!

There are plenty of business relationships to foster as well, with one of the largest turnouts in conference history expected. Headlining an expansive list of panelists of panels, presentations and programs is featured keynote speaker, Michael Rogers. The MSNBC columnist is one of the nation’s leading experts on the impact of technology on business and society. His vision of our industry is sure to be an interesting and provocative perspective.

At PACA’s International Conference you’ll meet with over 100 American companies working in the North American market... the place where over 50% of the world’s stock sales are made. PACA’s renowned hospitality includes a fabulous opening reception with food stations and full bar. A full breakfast and lunch is served everyday in a dining room where you can continue your business meetings over meals. It is sure to be an unforgettable event culminating in a fabulous closing banquet at Bally’s Hotel overlooking the Vegas Strip!

The Program
Highlighted by keynote speaker, Michael Rogers, MSNBC columnist and Futurist-in-Residence for the New York Times Company, and focusing on the concerns and issues facing our business today, the program will include sessions on market trends in picture buying; emerging markets and survival techniques for agencies; how media and technology affect our culture and specifically our industry; and an international press panel’s view of the stock photo industry and much, much more. Click here to see the full schedule.

The Marketing Hub
Give your company a place to shine by reserving a table in the marketing hub. 50 tables will be available for $295 per table on a first come, first serve basis. You may bring banners and other things to spruce up your space. Fill out a reservation form and you’re ready to start setting up appointments!

The Venue
The vibrant red and purple neon towers of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino is the place. Relax and play at one of the most unique hotels in the world. All of the Rio's standard suites feature 600 square feet of spacious living and all the amenities of a first-class hotel. Each room features floor to ceiling windows, a conversational lounge area, a panoramic view, a separate vanity and dressing area, a refrigerator, an in-room safe, iron and ironing board, and a hairdryer. We’ve secured a great rate of just $169 per night if booked through our reservations link. Make your hotel reservations now. The magic of this hotel is a Carnival atmosphere that draws upon the spirit of Rio de Janeiro. Suspended parade floats form a Masquerade Show in the Sky, transporting dancers and maraca-carrying guests around the casino several times a day.

The Rio is a city in itself where you can:

  • Stroll through 23 shops
  • Grab a bite or a drink at 19 restaurants/cafes and four lounge bars
  • Place a wager at a table or slot machine in a casino covering more than 100,000 feet
  • Take a dip in one of four swimming pools and five Jacuzzi-style spas
  • Watch one of 12 shows, including Tony & Tina’s Wedding and Penn & Teller
  • Visit the Voodoo Lounge, annually voted the most amazing view of the Vegas skyline
  • See dancers suspended on parade floats during the Masquerade Show in the Sky

Sponsorship Opportunities
Take advantage of the opportunity to reach your peers by sponsoring an event or item for the International Conference! There is no better way to bring attention to your company! Sponsors get their name mentioned in all printed meeting materials, as well as the opportunity to display their banner, images and materials at the event itself. This is such a popular part of the PACA experience that some of the sponsorships have already been taken. Don’t delay—make your selection today!

Attendance Fees

PACA Members
June 15 to July 31
August 1 to September 15
September 16 to October 22
At the door

Note: All U.S. and Canadian companies must be PACA members to attend. If you're a U.S. or Canadian company, and not currently a PACA member, contact Cathy Aron at execdirector@pacaoffice.org or (949) 282-5065.

Discounts are available for companies sending six or more attendees. Please contact the PACA Office execdirector@pacaoffice.org for more information.

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