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Special Events at Imaging USA - PPA Today

Special Events at Imaging USA

By Sarah Ackerman

With over 100 speakers, 600 booths on the Expo floor and bug networking opportunities each day, it can be easy to miss some of the special events happening during Imaging USA! So here's a list, so that you don't miss out!

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cooking It Up with PPA Charities Celebration
Kick off Imaging USA early (Saturday!) and enjoy the fun, the auctions, and all of the good deeds that have been accomplished in 2015! Don't skip the auction. You'll love it!

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
PPA Charities Super Hero 5k Fun Run
Get things running with a little early jog around Atlanta! Proceeds from the race go to PPA Charities and afterwards, donate your kicks to Dando Amor!

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
DO NOT MISS: Amy Purdy's Opening Session: A Life-Changing Program
You might know Amy Purdy as a Paralympic medalist, New York Times best-selling author, Adaptive Action Sports co-founder or from Dancing with the Stars. Join her for a morning filled with some amazing motivation and inspiration that'll help set the tone to take your business to new heights! This presentation is so important, there are no other classes happening at this time. 

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Welcome Party Sponsored by Canon:
Dance the night away with your newfound photography friends! And don't forget your camera! There will be live models and sets to create original images of super heroes, steam punk, masquerade or retro fashion fun! Bring your camera and get ready for some serious fun!

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS) Workshop:
See how you can get involved in a life-changing area of photography, bringing healing and closure to families of stillborn babies. As a participant, you'll forever positively impact the lives of families around your community and make a wonderful contribution. Be inspired and see how you can get involved!

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Grand Imaging Awards:
Celebrate friends as we honor the 2015 Medalists, Diamond Photographers of the Year and everyone who was accepted to the Loan Collection from the 2015 International Photographic Competition. The presentation will end with the entrants of the World Photographic Cup. You'll be in for a treat with the best of the best of photography... worldwide!

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Students' Portfolio Review:
As a student, it's always great to have your work critiqued by the best in the business! Join some of PPA's most accomplished photographers for a round of reviews to see how you can grow as a photographer. Open to Student Registrants Only. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Award & Degree Ceremony:
Join us to honor professional photography and the individuals who set themselves apart in the industry by earning PPA degrees. This is also a great excuse to wear a fancy attire at Imaging USA and see hundreds of people take their professional lives to the next level! 

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Closing Night Party at the Georgia Aquarium Sponsored by PPA
Party all night with the whale sharks, penguins and thousands of your closest photography friends! Dance, dine and network as Imaging USA comes to a close. Imaging USA is taking over the entire Georgia Aquarium, so bring your cameras, dance shoes, Go Pros, and anything you want to immortalize an unforgettable night or incredibly exotic fish!

For more of what's happening at Imaging USA, check out! The website is updated daily! 

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Sarah Ackerman manages all things social media for PPA and Imaging USA. When she's not living on the internet, she loves improv comedy, going on wilderness adventures, gallivanting around the globe, knitting, wood working and yoga. 

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