Largest Gathering Of Creative Professional Photographers & Visual Artists Anticipated In Vegas
WPPI Convention & Trade Show — the photo industry’s premier expo and educational conference (www.wppionline.com), announced its biggest and best event yet for editorial, commercial, nature, portrait & wedding photographers, kicks off with a pre-show EDU-Convention on February 12th. After the Canon sponsored Welcome Reception on February 15th, the WPPI Trade Show convenes February 16–18, 2009. Held in association with RangeFinder (www.rangefindermag.com) & AfterCapture (www.aftercapture.com) Magazines, WPPI 2009 encompasses 600,000+ SF of combined convention and exhibition space at the MGM Grand Hotel & Conference Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.
The expanded WPPI EDU-Convention program, which includes Spanish language offerings, encompasses 130+ courses led by popular instructors such as Jerry Ghionis, Joe Buissink,
Bambi Cantrell, and Yervant Zanazanian, For more infomation: www.wppionline.com.
“We’ve retooled WPPI so it’s bigger and better for an anticipated 12,000 attendees worldwide. Registration just opened and we’ve already seen a response rate that’s quadrupled over last year, proof that the EDU-Convention gives photographers the skills to grow their business. This show, loaded with programming gives creatives the ability to invest in themselves and careers in these challenging times, will change lives. It’s a WPPI not to miss,” predicts Rangefinder Publishing President, Skip Cohen.
More Than A Trade Show
A week of special events includes a Kodak Sponsored Award-Reception, a “Nikon BIG Night Event,” and the 15th Annual golf tournament.
An inaugural WPPI Town Hall — “The Future of Photography,” offers tips and strategies for business growth in a changing and challenging work environment is sponsored by Miller’s Professional Imaging. The 350 show exhibits, general events and expanded workshops are available to WPPI members and non-members. FULL Registration includes a choice of 70+ Platform classes.
Advanced offerings include: “ Master Classes,” “ WPPI Plus,” the “ Business Institute” and “ All About Schools.”
Held in association with RangeFinder Publishing, RangeFinder & AfterCapture Magazines, WPPI’s Annual Convention & Trade Show is the leading source for creatives in the photo and digital imaging industry. For more: www.wppionline.com.
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