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 WeReady To Roll... Into Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2012

WeReady To Roll Into Pro Photo Expo and Conference 2012. Wein the home stretch now for the long anticipated return of Pro Photo Expo and Conference. Due to many factors, our switch from a February/March event to our current August offering has generated lots of phone calls and questions about when webe back. Well, here we are-August 9-12, 2012 at the Pasadena Center!

So far, the change has been received very positively. The move away from the hectic show season”where you and our vendors had many options for scoping out the industry, but were quite possibly overwhelmed by the sheer multitude of events, has seemingly proven to be beneficial to all. We hope youalready made your plans to join us. If not, donhesitate any longer. Register now!

If you will be a Professional Photographer of California Member during the event, Pro Photo Expo and Conference is a benefit of your membership and thereby, thereNO CHARGE to register online. Donlet this great opportunity pass you by. If you are not yet a member, there are a number of options to get you there.

$130 buys a full registration ticket for all of the Friday through Sunday events and includes a one-year Professional Photographers of California membership.

$99 buys a full registration ticket minus the membership.

If you are only interested in the Daylong Workshops on Thursday, August 9th, they are $69 online.

Or, our new Education Track-two action-packed days, four stellar speakers-for only $79 online. (Note that the Education Track is included in a full registration ticket!)

Last, but most certainly not least, is the Expo-an outstanding three day trade show for only $10 online, or use coupon code PPW to register for FREE! (The Expo is already included in all other tickets.)

Online registration for all tickets can be accessed through ppconline.com-look under ”for Pro Photo Expo and Conference. If you have any questions, contact me at confer-ence@ppconline.com.

Our stupendous speaker lineup includes: Kevin Kubota, John Pittman and Jim Seers with H&H Color LabSports Boot Camp for the Daylong Workshops; Joel Grimes, Dennis Nisbet, Arica Dorff, Rebecca Ford-Soren, Joyce Wilson, Kathy Metz, Robin Swanson, Kirk Voclain and Arthur Rainville for the Early Bird and Platform Programs, Friday through Sunday; and Tony Corbell, Sarah Petty, Chris Orwig, and Doug Gordon debuting our Education Track on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday evening, we are so pleased to welcome the highly respected Canon Explorer of Light, George Lepp, as he

presents to GigaScapes-Maximizing the Creative Power of TodayDSLRs.”Leppprogram is open to the public at no charge.

The Expo/Trade Show will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 10-12. Three days of amazing new technology and product availability. Youfind all of your favorite vendors as well as some new faces. This is your opportunity to hold the latest model camera that youbeen eyeing, or touch the new cover treatment and pages from a multitude of album companies. You might even pick up a few pointers from the software designers as they demo their wares. The world of technology is moving quickly and younever know what you donknow unless you attend!

How can you even think of missing the Professional Photographers of California Annual Awards Program, the Welcome Reception and Silent Auction, the Speaker, Affiliate and Print Competition Print Displays, The Mentor Lounge at the PPC Membership Booth, among so many other great networking and learning opportunities? You can even take your Professional Photographers of America Certified Professional Photographer Exam or complete the ModeratorCourse for the PPC Judging Academy. Registration for these two classes is separate. Please see ppa.com and ppconline.com respectively for more details.

Here is yet another reason to register NOW! If you havensigned up yet, younot in the running for a copy of Sarah Petty and Erin Verbeckbook, Worth Every Penny. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today best seller, this book is flying off the shelves. It is extremely timely and informative for small business models, and both Petty and Verbeck have proven track records for getting businesses like yours off the ground toward a successful future. The first 300 conference registrants qualify to receive this outstanding new book about how to build a business that thrills your customers and still charges what youworth! (Full Registration and Education Track tickets qualify, and you must be present to receive your book.)

Help us spread the word! Share our event, make it YOUR event, with your colleagues and friends on Facebook and Twitter. Talk amongst yourselves in your affiliates and if you have a MeetUp group, SMUGMUG, PUG, camera club or other group that loves the sound of a shutter click, let them know wehere for them! Watch for our iPad and iPhone apps. We canwait to welcome you!

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