We solely have a couple of weeks to go earlier than the WPPI Conference opens. I bought to talk about it with George Varanakis, who was introduced on a couple of months in the past to provide this 12 months’s WPPI occasion. George is the Strategic Advisor and Former EVP of WPPI. He additionally co-founded Sue Bryce Training and The Portrait Masters.
Lots of you might already know George from his previous escapades, as he’s been concerned on this business for donkey’s years! George’s background includes working WPPI in its early days, circa 2012. After all, there’s additionally his involvement in serving to Sue Bryce to construct the Portrait Masters Empire and the Portrait System.
I requested George for the no-BS tackle how WPPI was shaping up, and he was very upfront about it. Pre-registration has exceeded their estimations! They’ve super-sized the engagement parts of the present to extend attendee interplay. There shall be over 15 taking pictures bays on the present ground. The variety of picture walks is already breaking present historical past data. George additionally identified that that they had added a DJ to the present ground this 12 months, giving one other dimension to the walking-the-show ground expertise. I consider this addition was as a result of George needed to bust a transfer.
So, in the event you’re up for growing your wedding ceremony and portrait taking pictures abilities, or just wish to work together along with your friends and the business rock stars, think about attending. WPPI combines academic seminars with commerce present and networking occasions, the place photographers can be taught, join and develop their enterprise in a enjoyable and pleasant atmosphere. Photofocus shall be there with a couple of of our editors and contributors. If you need to satisfy up or say hello, electronic mail me at [email protected].
WPPI 2023 will happen at Mirage Conference Middle in Las Vegas, NV on March 5 – 9, 2023. See you subsequent week!