The Nielsen Photo Group (NPG) has officially announced the schedule for its expansive series of educational seminars during the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo -- October 24-27, 2012 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Built on a tradition of education and excellence, this year's seminar program continues that tradition by providing cutting-edge content for the evolving needs of photographers and imaging professionals.
The educational conference begins on Wednesday, October 24 when the Nielsen Photo Group's Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) presents WPPI University, a one-day series of seminars designed to sharpen creative and business skills for photographers who want to break out on their own. The WPPI University conference pass ($99 online/$139 onsite) includes access to eight seminars featuring tips, techniques, and insight to marketing your brand, promoting your services, and building a successful photography business. Attendees who register for WPPI University will also receive a 3-day pass to PhotoPlus Expo (Oct 25-27) and complimentary admission to all keynote presentations.
The PhotoPlus Conference offers more than 90 educational seminars and hands-on labs for attendees to hone their skills, learn new techniques, and participate in discussions with some of the most respected, successful and visually creative photographers and digital image-makers in the world. This year's seminars will be conducted by many of the world's most respected and successful imaging professionals including Gregory Heisler, John Paul Caponigro, Mary Virginia Swanson, Corey Rich, Bambi Cantrell, Chris Rainier, Ed Kashi, Julianne Kost, and Michael Grecco, to name a few.
"This year's lineup of seminars continues to look at the ever-changing market to bring the latest techniques and trends in business acumen to attendees of PhotoPlus Expo," explains Jeff McQuilkin, Director - PDN PhotoPlus International Conference & Expo. "Our seminar remains focused on the need to educate photographers in the areas of business, technology, and creative processes, and is exemplified by the world-class talent scheduled to present these tools and techniques to seminar attendees."
Conference passes may be purchased in advance in a variety of options; Conference À la Carte (priced individually), One Day Conference ($185 online/$220 onsite) or Full Conference, October 25-27 ($475 online/$510 onsite). All conference passes include free admission to the Test Drive Rally on Wednesday evening, 3-day Expo pass and complimentary admission to all keynote presentations. Conference information is available online now, searchable by date, title, track or speaker name.