Our Speakers 2020
BoothCon is dedicated to bringing key industry experts from home and abroad to teach, and network with, our rapidly growing local photo booth industry. We want very attendee to leave our convention with more knowledge than they entered with, empowered to make positive changes in their own businesses and bring about further growth and success
Speakers are still being sought for BoothCon 2020 and will be added to this page as they are confirmed. Please check back periodically for updates.

If you would like to register your interest in speaking please get in contact we would love to hear from you.

Owen McCrink

Owen McCrink

Hula Booth / Digital Basis

Owen currently spends all his time in the software world running a consulting business at Digital Basis, as well as developing photo booth apps at Hula. A mechanical engineer by trade, he also ran a photo booth hire business in Melbourne for four years before selling the business to double down on software.

Ben Westcott and Chris Collins

Ben Westcott and Chris Collins

BoothBook

Ben and Chris started their photo booth business in 2014 and decided on a rapid growth model.  A few years down the line, they reached their desired level of business and focused on refining their business through automation. BoothBook was born and from that ArcBooth. It is fair to say they are involved in all things photo booth. Through talking to booth owners from all over the world, they have a unique insight in to what is on trend, what is working and what is not… and would love to share some of this with you.

Andres Diaz

Andres Diaz

Kardia Group

Andres Diaz is one of the directors of Kardia Group Tax Accountants in Brisbane. He started his career in taxation in 2002 and In 2010 he took on his first Photo Booth operator as a client. Having worked with Boothers for nearly 10 years, Andres is very familiar with the unique concerns and needs of our industry and is looking forward to sharing general advice about all things taxation and employment with his talk “Photobooth Business Accounting – Getting it right!”.

Jan Paredes

Jan Paredes

Chroma Photobooth

Jan Paredes is the founder and life force behind Chroma Photobooth. Chroma Photobooth is a professional photobooth company that has graced San Francisco since 2016. Jan’s prolific photobooth company executed 100 events in its first year and was recognized by Best of San Francisco magazine as one of the top photobooth companies in the Bay area. Jan is hard of hearing in both ears, and he credits his disability for driving him to provide an exceptional, tailored photobooth experience for each of his clients. Jan’s people-centric approach to business will remain a constant theme as Chroma Photobooth continues to grow.

Bob Lindquist

Bob Lindquist

PBX (Photo Booth Expo Las Vegas)

In addition to his current assignment as Media and Marcom Director of Photo Booth Expo, Bob operates FLXWebDesign and Dayspring Communications Group. His connection to the Photo Booth industry relates to his background as a Mobile DJ and former Publisher of Mobile Beat: The DJ Magazine. After weathering 40+ years of Self-Employment, Bob has learned a thing or two on how to make it work and now enjoys encouraging others in their journey to make it on their own. 

Meet The Speaker (Video)

Dion James Howard

Dion James Howard

The Amazing Travelling Photobooth

Dion established New Zealand’s: The Amazing Travelling Photobooth back in 2010. A veteran of the industry it hasn’t killed him yet, and he still loves it. Dion’s “Putting purpose into your passion” talk to fill in for a last minute speaker cancellation amazed the BoothCon audience in 2019.  With advance notice and time to promote his involvement Dion is really excited to return to the BoothCon stage in 2020.

Peter Dancewicz

Peter Dancewicz

Good Good SEO

Peter Dancewicz is a widely respected Perth marketing strategist from GoodGoodSEO who understands how to navigate the ever-changing online landscape. He has facilitated web projects, launched many websites, and trained business owners to manage their online presence. Peter understands the marketing process and how it directly affects a company’s ROI. Peter practices and believes in strong and clean content-based marketing that search engines love.

Peter is also an in-demand photographer and photobooth service provider making him ideally suited to teach BoothCon attendees. Peter is very excited to return to BoothCon to teach a Master Class on content creation to help boothers propel their online presence.

Ryan Salinas

Ryan Salinas

Super Boothers / URBN Events

After a more SOLD OUT Master Classes in 2019 Ryan Salinas is back! An American photographer, designer and business marketing and media consultant, he currently operates a photography and photo booth company in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Houston and Las Vegas. He is also co host of the Super Boothers photo booth business podcast. Ryan cant wait to get back down under for his 3rd visit to our fair shores.

Anmea Hoskin

Anmea Hoskin

The Amazing Travelling Photobooth

Anmea runs an award winning regional NZ photo booth business: The Amazing Travelling Photobooth (the same region all the kiwi fruit comes from!). She is also an artist, talented entrepreneur and mother of two. These roles have taught her to be the most outstanding host she can be, and the person people ask for. In 2019 she won the award for best photo booth business at the National Wedding Awards and is excited to return to BoothCon for her first time sharing from the stage. 

Catalina Bloch

Catalina Bloch

MDRN Photobooth // PBSCO

Catalina is the founder of MDRN Photobooth Company from Canada. In 5 short years she grew her photo booth company from 1 booth in one city to 13 booth in 3 cities. Cat shares her knowledge freely through her photobooth training website, educational videos like Secrets To Running a 6 Figure Photobooth Business, and weekly with Photobooth Supply Co Social Media.

Steve Bliesner

Steve Bliesner

The Wilkes Booth Co // Breeze

Steve has had a massive impact on the international photo booth scene with his successful AU/UK hire business The Photo Booth Guys and with The Wilkes Booth Co manufacturing bespoke booths and “The Lab” with graphic overlays. Steve is well known as being extremely helpful and generous with his knowledge and a great guest speaker having wowed delegates at the US expo’s PBX and PBPI  as well as BoothCon numerous times over the last 5 years.

Kiefa Doherty

Kiefa Doherty

Insta Kombi / The Wild Booth Co

Kiefa Doherty, is the brainchild behind & co-owner of Insta Kombi the first Kombi Photo Booth of its kind in Qld & Nsw! Her photo booth journey started back in 2015 when she took her photography career in a fun new direction. Fast forward to now she has added a second Kombi Booth & established a second booth business, The Wild Booth Co and now has 5 booths between the two businesses! 

Felicity Hyde

Felicity Hyde

Black Tie Photobooths

Felicity Hyde is the Co-Owner of Black Tie Photobooths Based in Northern NSW Felicity has owned her Photo booth business for almost 6 years and started from a humble 2 Photobooths to now 5 photo booths. Felicity is also a mum of 3 young boys and runs her business full time with the assistance of her husband. Felicity has created a well-known brand in her area and continues to somehow balance it all, might not be even but it’s a balance.    

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