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26th Annual SPI Conference

January 4th – 6th

Wyndham Orlando Resort

8100 International Dr Orlando FL 32819

 

Conference Schedule

 

Thursday January 4th 2018 Pre-Conference Workshops

Choose from one of the two pre-conference workshops. Each class is $99.

 

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Pre-conference Hands On Workshop with David Beckham

“Fashion Flare: A Hands on Senior Photography Day”

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10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Pre-conference Hands On Workshop with Nik Pekridis

” Destination Weddings: It’s What Makes Me Click: “

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Thursday January 4th 2018 Opening Night 6-10 PM

“Ladies Night Out”

The 26th Annual SPI Conference begins Thursday night at 6:00 PM with three powerhouse speakers. Each of these instructors brings practical experiences from their businesses and experiences in travel and education form across the country. Yes the guys are welcome too!

 

Gina Barca

“Marketing to Millennials”

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Colleen Gonsar

“The well rounded studio”

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 Carrie Perez  & Andrea Chapelo

“Creating your own Happily Ever After”

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Click here to learn more about Andrea Chapeland their program

 

 

Friday January 5th 2018 SPI Conference Day 2

Friday starts with an early shoot with Rick Ferro followed by workshops. The workshops will be in two tracks, Sports and Marketing/Sales.

Rick Ferro

” Mixing ambient light with off camera flash and controlling the sun.  “

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Jeff Gump

“Plan for Success! Make Your Sports Photography Mean Business!”

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Pat Cahill

More info will follow

 

 

Rinat Halon

“Re-energizing your photography business”

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Kurt Robertson

“Seniors: tips and tricks”

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 Mike Moreland

“Maternity MAGIC: Destination Shoots for Profit “

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Larry Becker 

 ” The Future is Here: Video “

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Friday Open House 6:30 PM – ??

Relax, network, enjoy the print competition, shoot and get marketing reviews.

 

Saturday January 6th 2018 SPI Conference Day 3

It’s not Sunday but it is always good to stop and give thanks! There will be an early morning devotional followed by a Canon speaker and then lots of shooting. If you would like something different than shooting, we will have two graphics/post production classes.

The shooting classes will include a charity type of shoot. There will be families and individuals from the community such as special needs children and families in need. Don’t miss this chance to make a difference to the community.

 

Devotional 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM 

Canon Speakers 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

 

Graphics and shooting classes during late morning and afternoon:

 

Judy Host

“Creating and selling certified artwork”

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Dave Cross

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Shooting classes will be limited to 30 attendees per instructor. Each sessions will be 90 minutes. Bring your camera and gear. This will be a hands on shoot.

Shooting Instructors:

 

 

  

SPI reserves the right to make changes in the conference speakers and schedule as needed in case of emergency, illness or weather.