Click here to go to the link to register for the free day, or for the whole event from 24th to 27th Feb.
This year it is being held in Dedham. You can register for the day and the two training sessions by going to the bottom of the page in the above link, clicking on "Register" then selecting the free day of Saturday 25th Feb. (Incidentally, you don't have to attend all day if you don't wish, but are welcome to stay the whole day too !) this has been offered in previous years and it was well worth attending.
This from PPAM:
We think you’ll fit right in!
I wanted to reach out on behalf of the Professional Photographers Association of Massachusetts (PPAM). Last year you enjoyed the free day during our convention. And we'd like to invite you to join us again this year, Saturday, February 25th at our new location in Dedham.
PPAM's mission is to provide valuable education and networking opportunities for local photographers.
And, don't miss the Convention "free day" on Saturday, February 25th.
Hello Fellow Photographer(s), My name is Melvin Guante and I am this year’s Convention Chair for the Professional Photography Association of Massachusetts (PPAM).
Our annual Convention this year will be held on Friday February 24th until Monday February 27th at the Dedham Hilton Hotel in Dedham MA.
We at PPAM would like to extend an invitation to you and your members to join us on Saturday February 25th for our “Free Day.”
Check out the schedule on our website www.PPAM.com. We have an exciting day planned! It begins at 8 a.m. with our Image Competition and continues with our tradeshow and optional lunch (served on tradeshow floor for a fee) from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Just wait until you see the cool stuff the vendors display! From 09:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. we have Nadra Edgerly. She will help you get your business on tract to be successful. After Tradeshow we have fabulous sport photographer Damian Strohmeyer.
Damian is an Canon Explorer of Light, our local guy that works for the Boston Globe. He will share is lifetime of Sport Photography with you. Not only will he give us tips and tricks, you can also see his iconic sports image from our local teams. Damian will finish his program with a lighting demonstration where he will show us how he light and photography is dramatic sports portrait. A can't miss!
I am excited to say we just added Dan Doke to our list of Saturday speakers. He will demonstrate how he does his on location lighting for his wedding that gives it that dramatic look.
We PPAM members are warm, fun and inviting group of Photographers and we are eager to share our experiences. We would love to see you, so please feel free to join us on Saturday or even for the weekend.
For more information on the Convention and PPAM, please go to our web site at www.ppam.com. Thanks and we hope to see you there! Melvin Guante PPAM Convention Chair (617) 942-3432 or my cell (617) 828-1224
You can find comments by PDP Members about last year's great free event day posted here.
A bad copy from their website of the days activities, go to their website for a better look.