CPP Liaison News June 2017

June 2017

Congratulations to the District Competition CPP Award Winners!

Please help us congratulate the CPP Award winners from the District Photographic Competitions!

  • Northcentral District - Christie Newell, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Northeast District - Lauren DelVecchio, CPP
  • Southwest District - Francie Baltazar Stonestreet, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Western District - Pete Rezac, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Southeast District - Sandra Pearce, M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP

The Certified Professional Photographer Award is used to enhance Affiliate State and District Competitions. This award recognizes the highest scoring Certified Professional Photographer image or album. You can see all of this year's CPP Award recipients here. You can order the CPP Award here.

Earn Your Merits—Schedule an Exam!

Can you believe we're halfway through 2017?! Just a reminder: as a CPP Liaison, one of the requirements is to schedule at least one CPP Exam per year. If you have not scheduled one for the year, it's not too late, just fill out the CPP Exam Listing Form to schedule an exam.

*CPP Liaison Merits are awarded at the end of each month. Liaisons can earn only 2 service merits per year, regardless of the number of exams scheduled or proctored. You can check your merit report at PPA.com/MyPPA.

Free PPA Webinar: Social Media Marketing Essentials

Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 2pm ET
with Gary Hughes, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Register for this free webinar.

Learn the basics of social media and some great life hacks so that you can use its incredible power without letting it take over your life. You will learn:

  • Social media platforms - how to pick which ones you want to use
  • Best practices - what approach is going to help you grow and engage your audience
  • Life Hacks - the best tools and techniques for creating great social media content and getting it out there
  • Advertising - helpful ways to use paid advertising in a way that doesn't feel like advertising

IPC Entry Deadlines and Livestream

Planning to enter the International Photographic Competition (IPC)? Better hurry! Early registration closes June 20 at 5 PM EDT. Late registration (for an additional fee) ends on July 6 at 5 PM EDT .

And don't forget to tune into the Judging Livestream & IPC Live Broadcast

Judging Livestream
July 30, 4 – 7pm EDT
July 31 & August 1, 8:30am – 6pm EDT
August 2, 8:30am to finish

IPC Live Broadcast with Booray Perry, Cr.Photog., CPP
July 31 & August 1 at 11am and 2pm
August 2 at 11am

Fall Super 1 Day Instructor Application Deadline

Are you working on earning your PPA degree? Or simply enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise with other photographers? Registration for Fall Super 1 Day instructors is open until Monday, June 26, 2017. Programs will take place all across the country from October 2-16, share your passion and creativity or simply take a class at your nearest location. Take part and support fellow photographers in this semi-annual photographic educational experience.

Share Your Story!
Have you done something noteworthy to promote, educate and/or encourage your peers about certification? Let us know! We are always looking for ways to help CPPs gain visibility, so please connect with Julia Boyd, director of certification at PPA to share your story. You can email Julia at jboyd@PPA.com or call 404.522.8600 ext. 254.

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