2023 Schedule

Choose from classes taught by the photography industry’s best!

We're adding speakers and classes as they're confirmed. Check back later this summer for the full schedule of events and classes!


All Dates January 19 January 20 January 21 January 22 January 23 January 24
Thu, January 19
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 19 - Saturday January 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Painting With Photoshop ($189)
Technique,  Adobe, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Selling the Wall Portrait ($189)
Sales,  Business, 
Lesa Daniel
Cr.Photog.
Gregory Daniel
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 19 - Saturday January 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Fri, January 20
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
The Fine Art of Portraiture Workshop ($189)
Technique,  Inspiration, 
Kristi Elias
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., F-ASP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Pursue Your Degree Through Image Evaluation ($189)
Technique, 
Carl Caylor
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Mastering High Volume Headshots ($189)
Portrait, 
Gary Hughes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 19 - Saturday January 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 19 - Saturday January 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
The Business of High School Seniors ($189)
Sales,  Business, 
Jenn Lewis
Cr.Photog., CPP
10:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep - AM ($99)
Technique,  CPP, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API, ABI, API
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep - PM ($99)
Technique,  CPP, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API, ABI, API
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Sat, January 21
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 19 - Saturday January 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 19 - Saturday January 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
How To Create & Sell the Dog Studio Portrait ($99)
Sales,  Portrait, 
Kimberly Hartz
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
The Sky Is Never the Limit: Creative Editing in Photoshop ($99)
Technique,  Adobe, 
Shannon Squires-Toews
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
A 25K Day With Headshots & Personal Branding Photography ($99)
Sales,  Portrait, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Travel, Friendship, and Adventure: The World Awaits Your Lens ($99)
Technique,  Inspiration, 
Ally McKay
M.Photog.Cr.
David McKay
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Six Steps to a Six Figure Business ($99)
Sales,  Business, 
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Finding Success in Your Struggle ($99)
Inspiration, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Marketing To Grab Attention and Loyalty ($99)
Business, 
Aly Elliott
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Sun, January 22
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
8:00 am - 9:00 am EST
Winning With Workflows
Wedding,  Business, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Awakening Your Great
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Creative Maternity Portraiture
Portrait,  Technique, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Creative Color Is Easy, Powerful, Emotional, and It Sells!
Technique,  Inspiration, 
Joe Edelman
Cr.Photog.
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:15 am EST
Opening Keynote: Spark the Customer Experience
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Expo
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
How To Find Your Ideal Client
Business, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
How To Attract and Convert Qualified Buyers
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Portraits + Schools = Succe$$
Sales,  School, Sport, Event, 
Lori Carroll
Cr.Photog.
Adam Carroll
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Why You Should Use a Light Meter (Even for Digital)
Portrait,  Technique, 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Exhibitor Reception
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST
Celebration of Volunteers
8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Welcome Party
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Mon, January 23
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
SOAR – LinkedIn for Business
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Photoshop Painting with Sandra Pearce
Technique,  Adobe, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Beautiful Posing, Amazing Light
Portrait,  Technique, 
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Profitable Pet Photography
Sales,  Business, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Grow Yourself, Grow Your Business, and Get the Results You Want
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
Jeffrey Shaw
Cr.Photog.
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Fast Solutions With Speedlights (Small Flash)
Portrait,  Technique, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Expo
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Student Volunteer Program
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
New Member Meet & Greet
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Award & Degree Reception
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Photographing Children With Special Needs
Portrait,  Technique, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Make Money With Action Photography - It’s Easy
Sales,  School, Sport, Event, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Versatility Is the New Niche
Wedding,  Technique, 
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
PPA Award & Degree Ceremony
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Launching a Commercial Photography Business
Sales,  Business,  Commercial, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
The Yellow Cake Principle: The Recipe for Influence and Selling
Sales,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Tue, January 24
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Loving and Living Life Through Creativity
Inspiration, 
Kevin Dooley
M.Photog.
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
One Light, Ten Portraits
Portrait,  Technique, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Maximizing Portrait Sales
Sales,  Portrait, 
Gary Box
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
5 Ways To Get Clients To Rave About You
Wedding,  Business, 
10:30 am - 1:30 pm EST
Student Volunteer Portfolio Review
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Diversity Meeting
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Photographing Atypical Subjects
Portrait,  Technique, 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
The Elements of Posing for Seniors Part 2
Portrait,  Technique, 
David Beckham
M.Photog.Cr.
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Go From Frustrated To Focused
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Pricing & Profit for the Artistic Soul
Sales,  Business, 
4:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Closing Party
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm