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International Meeting Place Portfolio Review



Evenings with the Artists - Open Portfolio Nights


"The Meeting Place was a wonderful opportunity to socialize with other reviewers and discuss photographers and our support of and interest in them."

Ashley Givens, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Meeting Place Reviewer


  FotoFest 2012 Biennial




We have had a very good response this year, and have received more Meeting Place registrations than spaces available.

YOU CAN STILL REGISTER for the 2012 Meeting Place. There are likely to be available spaces for people still wanting to register. Cancelations and changes do occur.

To Submit Your Registration

On your Registration Form please indicate preferred session(s), we will try to accommodate your preferences. Please be aware that we cannot always guarantee your preferred session.

The registration form may be completed online and sent to FotoFest via email to There is no charge to submit your registration.

You may also register by regular mail or fax. NO phone or walk-in registrations are accepted. Please fax to 713-223-4411 or mail to Attention: The Meeting Place, 1113 Vine St. Suite 101, Houston, TX 77002.

After You Submit Your Registration

After the Early Registration Period (ended July 14), registrations are processed on a first-come, first-serve basis, and placed on the waiting list in the order in which they are received.

FotoFest will confirm receipt of your registration form via email or phone. If you DO NOT receive confirmation via email or phone within 7 days, then we may not have received your registration. Please contact us at or by phone at 713-223-5522 ext. 13.

The Waiting List

Applicants who submitted their registration forms during the Early Registration period (June 1 - July 14), and DID NOT receive a space in the Meeting Place are automatically placed at the top of the waiting list.

As soon as a space becomes available, FotoFest will notify the first applicant on the waiting list.

Confirmation and Payment

Once FotoFest notifies you that a space has become available, you will be required to pay the registration fee at this point. If we do not recieve payment in a timely manner, we will take your name off the Meeting Place and give the space to someone else on the waiting list.

When FotoFest has processed your payment, a final registration confirmation and receipt will be emailed to you.


After December 9, 2011 - FotoFest will not refund any money, unless FotoFest is able to sell your space to someone on our waiting list. If we do so, FotoFest will provide a refund minus a $150 administrative fee.

Meeting Place Registration is NON-TRANSFERABLE. FotoFest will not honor registrations that are sold or traded. Cancelled registrations are offered to people on the Meeting Place waiting list.

If you have questions about the portfolio review, please contact Sarah Craig, Meeting Place Assistant, at or call 713-223-5522 ext. 13. We hope to see you in 2012!