Tuesday, February 28, 2017

2017 CTPPA Convention

2017 CTPPA Convention

The 68th Annual Convention Friday, March 17th, 2017  to Sunday night March 19th at the Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Dr Cromwell, CT

Our Vendor Fair will be held on Sunday March 19, 2017 from 11:30AM to 3PM at the Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, CT.  This is held in conjunction with our FREE day!  All Photographers are invited to attend and sit in on the seminars featuring Lyndsay Adler (Sponsored by Canon), Kira Derryberry and Dylan Patrick.  Join us at the end of the night for our cocktail reception and awards recognition night.

You do not need to be a member to attend our full convention, however members receive amazing benefits for a really low membership fee. The Sunday Programming  portion of our convention is a free day, so try us out. Want to see the speakers on Saturday and view the print competition on Friday? We have a low daily rate for non-member guests. 

It's Time!  Get Excited!  Countdown to CTPPA's 68th Annual Convention and Print Competition starts NOW!    Register NOW and get your spot to attend Connecticut's largest Photographic Convention and Vendor Fair!  If you are thinking about or just starting in your photography career, you NEED to be here!  March 17-19, 2017 at the Courtyard Marriott Cromwell in Cromwell, CT.

Information on the Annual Print Competition...last deadline to enter March 14, 2017. 
Don't forget to submit your entries in Print Competition. click here for more info

We are so excited to welcome back to our association, Hunts Photo&Video and Gary Farber. Gary and his team have re-joined CTPPA as a Vendor Member and will be participating in our Vendor Fair on March 19, 2017 at the 68th Annual Convention. Now is the time to start working on your equipment wish list. If you need something specific, please reach out to Hunt’s and let them know. If they have it in stock, they will be more than happy to bring it to the convention for our attendee's convenience.

Please go to our website to check out our speaker's topics and the other events happening. It is critical to book your hotel room at the Courtyard Marriott in Cromwell by March 1, 2017, to get the 99.00 rate. There is a link on the convention registration page and also the Home page.

An abbreviated schedule of events is as follows:

Friday,  March 17, 2017

Registration 2:00 pm
Print Competition 4:00 pm
Dinner on your own 5:30 pm
Hands On Photowalk with Paul Gero sponsored by Sony 6:30 pm
Hospitality Room 9:30 pm

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Registration and Coffee 8:00 am
Print Critique 8:00 am
Ken Kaminesky sponsored by Fuji 9:00 am
David Anthony Williams 11:00 pm
Lunch on your Own 1:00 pm
Marie Masse 2:00 pm
Melissa Dinwiddie 4:00 pm
Dinner on your Own 5:30 pm
Lori Nordstrom sponsored by PPA Charities 6:30 pm
Paul Gero sponsored by Sony 9:00 pm
Hospitality Room 10:30 pm

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Registration 8:00 am
Lindsay Adler sponsored by Canon 8:30 am
Tradeshow Vendor Fair 11:00 am
Derryber sponsored by WHCC 3:00 pm
Dylan Patrick 4:30 pm
Cocktail Hour 6:30 pm
Awards Reception 7:30 pm

To register for the 2017 Convention please go to http://bit.ly/ctppa17

To register for a hotel room by March 1, 2017, to receive your 99.00 per night rate go to http://www.ctppa.com/

To view our list of Vendors coming to the Vendor Fair on March 19, 2017, go to http://www.ctppa.com/Vendor-Fair-2017