“Action is the Foundational Key to all Success” - Pablo Picasso
Take action today and register for the 63rd Annual Connecticut Professional Photographers Association Convention and Print Exhibition. Focus on Success with me and your CTPPA colleagues from Thursday, March 8th(Pre-Con workshop) till Monday, March 12th 2012, at the Hartford/Windsor Marriott Airport Hotel.
We start off with the marketing expert, Lawrence Chan from 6:00 till 9:00pm. FYI, there is a $50 fee to attend this pre-convention workshop.
Friday, March 9th, we have a Business Roundtable Discussion at 10:00am. You can attend the Print competition at 11:00am and watch and focus on how well your prints score. Friday evening, from 7:00 till 10:00pm, Matthew Jordan Smith will take us “Beyond Great Pictures”. CTPPA’s famous hospitality room opens at 10:00pm. This is a place to chill, focus and network with your friends. Saturday, March 10th begins at 9:00am with Tim and Bev Walden. Their program is titled “Separated by Excellence”. They will educate us on how to separate ourselves from the masses and focus on how to run a successful, high end studio. The Walden’s will continue their program after lunch from 1:00 till 3:00pm. Larry Lourcey will begin his lecture at 3:30pm and focus on the ins and outs of Print Competition. The print critique will follow at 5:30pm. The day will end with a kickin’ cowboy party! So bring your cowboy hat and boots and be ready to focus on how to line dance!
Sunday, March 11th is our Free Day and begins at 8:30am with a live shoot with Bob Davis, bring your camera and focus with the pro! The Trade Show opens at 11:00 and runs until 3:00pm. That’s when the Annual meeting for all members begins. Bob continues his program “What the Flash!” from 3:15 till 6:30pm. Join us at 7:00pm for the Free Awards Reception. Our guest and speaker, Tim Walden happens to be the 2012 President for the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). He will honor us by performing the induction ceremony of the incoming CTPPA Board members during the evening events.
Monday, March 12th is the last day of the convention and we have the one and only Kevin Kubota giving his all from 9:00am till 5:00pm, with a lunch break in the middle. Now focus on your computer and connect with the website www.ctppa.com to register for this amazing learning experience.
I hope to see you all there!
Lynn Damon, M.Photog, Cr,