Professional Photographers of America Opens Registration for Imaging USA 2014
June 14, 2013
Annual International Photography Convention and Expo Heads to Phoenix
PHOENIX, AZ – Registration for Professional Photographers of America's annual photography convention and expo is now open.
The 2014 edition of Imaging USA is set for Jan. 12 to 14 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz. More than 10,000 industry professionals will descend upon the Valley of the Sun for three days of photography education and inspiration as well as some exclusive shopping.
Imaging USA is the longest running international photographic convention, expo and image exhibition in the world, drawing thousands of professionals from across the globe. The event dates back to 1880, when it began as the annual convention and trade show for Professional Photographers of America (PPA). It continues to grow and evolve along with industry trends and technology.
A few major components of Imaging USA include the three-day Imaging EXPO trade show, featuring more than 600 booths, several all-inclusive parties and more than one hundred speeches, presentations and hands-on demonstrations by some of the most respected names in the photographic industry. Imaging USA's renowned educational classes are geared to improve a photographer's business skills, photographic repertoire and use of technologies. The event also features mentoring opportunities, portfolio reviews and much more.
Attendees typically leave Imaging USA feeling reinvigorated toward photography. The inspiration, skills and sometimes even new equipment can provide a photographer with a clear path for their photography business. And with 10,000 other photographers present, lasting connections are sure to be made.
PPA offers a free full-registration to Imaging USA as a perk for new members. Professional Active PPA memberships are available for $27.92 a month.
For everyone else, there are many different ways to experience Imaging USA, including but not limited to the full conference, a full conference plus pre-conference courses option, trade show only, the International Photographic Competition and off-site classes throughout the surrounding areas.
Visit imagingusa.org for complete registration information and pricing options. And keep checking back for updates to the event schedule.
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest international non-profit association created by professional photographers, for professional photographers. Almost as long-lived as photography itself, PPA has roots back to 1869. It has never stopped growing and looking for new ways to assist its now 26,000 members through protection, education and resources for their continued success in the industry. See why photographers love PPA at http://www.ppa.com.