Save the Date: Imaging USA 2025

Published: March 25, 2024

We are excited to announce that Imaging USA is set to take place February 2-4, 2025, in a brand-new location. Circle your calendars and prepare to journey to Grapevine, Texas, for an unforgettable reunion with your photography peers.

When and Where

Just a 30-minute drive from Dallas -- Grapevine, Texas, offers a convenient location for attendees flying into the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the primary gateway serving the Dallas area. Embrace the Texas spirit where everything is known to be bigger and indeed better, and prepare yourself for a dynamic conference experience in 2025.

What's New

Get ready for three days packed with education, networking, inspiration, and growth. Here’s a glimpse of what’s on the horizon:

  • 2 Keynote Speakers: Begin and conclude your conference journey with insights from two remarkable keynote speakers. These sessions promise to inspire and motivate.
  • The International Photographic Competition with a Twist: Anticipating 2025, we’re introducing an exhilarating audience scoring component. "Our goal is to involve our live audience by enabling them to vote alongside our panel of jurors," shares PPA's Director of Credentialing, Rich Newell, M.Photog.Cr., CPP. "Attendees will witness their votes unfold in real-time, offering a unique perspective on how their judgments align with the PPA panel."
  • Hand-Selected Expert Speakers: Look forward to new classes and an entirely new roster of speakers, eager to share their expertise and wisdom.
  • New Photo Opportunities and Parties: Get ready for fresh photo opportunities and our spectacular Welcome and Closing Parties. These gatherings are perfect for unwinding, reconnecting with old friends, making new ones, enjoying good food, and celebrating our shared passion for photography.
  • Interactive Photowalks: Led by experts and sponsored by leading brands, these walks are an excellent opportunity to engage directly with the latest photographic gear and learn new techniques.
  • Networking Avenue: The beloved Networking Avenue returns, even better than before! Practice your skills by photographing professionally styled models in studio bays and network with fellow photographers in a vibrant, creative setting.

Stay Tuned for More Details

We are diligently working to finalize the schedule, sessions, and special events to ensure this conference is the best yet. Stay tuned for more updates, including information on event registration, early bird discounts for All-Access Passes, and details on the host hotel. See you soon!