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PPC State Conference: Elevate 22 11/3-6/22

Announcing the Professional Photographers of Colorado State Conference Elevate 22: November 3-6, 2022

PPC 2022 Conference Program Schedule

Thursday, November 3rd – Pre-Con * Additional Fee

  1. dawn – 8:30 am Landscape in the Field Shoot Out with David Snyder – $49

  2. 9:30-5:00 pm The Business – Aly Elliott – $89 (1 merit)

  3. 6:00 pm Light Painting Portrait Shoot Out – Russell Klimas – $49

Friday, November 4th (Fri-Sun State Conference- 1 merit) All-inclusive $229 for PPC Members $309 non-PPC members + includes a one-year membership

  1. 8:30 -10:00 am The Niche Down Fallacy, Megan DiPiero, Keynote Speaker with an industry legend

  2. 10:30 -3:30 pm Creating Images from Your Soul, Jeff Johnson, Conference Speaker, and PPC Legend

  3. 10:30 – 3:30 pm Storytelling Portraits Class, Corey McDonald, Guest Conference Speaker

  4. 3:40-5:30 pm Rich Begins with Risk – Bonus Program, Megan DiPiero, Farewell with the industry legend

  5. 7:15 -9:30 Social Kickoff Event – Rocky Mountain Vibes is the theme *Add-on cost: $20/person +1 welcome!

Saturday, November 5th

  1. 8:30-9:00 am PPC Presentation, Michael Ryno, PPC President, and Jessica Vallia, PPC Vice President

  2. 9:00-6:00 pm Imagination: The Beginning of Creation, Richard Sturdevant, Headline Speaker, all-day workshop!

Sunday, November 6th

  1. 8:30 am Leg Day: Practicing Creativity to Find Your Unique Style, Shannon Squires, closing Keynote

  2. At approximately 10:30 am Image Competition judging watch party with light snacks & refreshments included

  3. One-on-one mentoring opportunities will be announced soon!


  1. Date: November 3-6, 2022

  2. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1050 Plaza Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO

Time: See the above schedule

  1. Event Policy: Please review our: PPC Cancellation Policy

  2. PPC Fellowship Points: Attend any PPA sponsored full date education (point for each attended) – 1 point / 1 PPA Merit

  3. Attendees must attend the full day in order to get merit.

  4. Image Competition information

Cost: All-inclusive $229 for PPC Members $309 non-PPC members + includes a one-year membership

We have a few seats left for both Friday and Saturday.  We are opening this up to individual sales for those that cannot attend the entire conference.

$165 for Friday or Saturday for PPC Members $189 for Friday or Saturday for Non-PPC Members

Ticket sales for the Friday event and for lunch orders are closed now.

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