Saturday, March 6, 2010

ASPP "Reinvention Weekend" Announces Speaker Line Up

Mar 06. 2010 - 01:03 - by (CEPIC) - The American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) and the Picture Archive Council of America (PACA) invite you to Reinvent, Reimagine and Reinvigorate your career or your approach to the photography business ...

... at their "Reinvention Weekend" April 15th – 18th in Boston.

Our keynote speaker, Brian Storm of MediaStorm, will join an incredible line up of speakers: Rick Smolan/Against All Odds, Ilise Benun of, Allen Murabayashi of PhotoShelter, Caitlin Jewell of Silverscape, Nancy Andrews/Detroit Free Press, Lou Jones, Ian Ginsberg of VII Agency, Dane Howard of and others. Click on the links at to read about our speakers and sessions.

The registration fees for this 3-day event is only $495 for ASPP and PACA members, and $590 for sister organizations. Registration is open at

A one-day Trade Show will be our kick-off event on Thursday 15th, and display tables are still available for $150. During Trade Show hours on Thursday, PACA is providing a demonstration of their newly launched pacaSearch ( This mega meta-search engine is setting a new standard for stock image searching. The event will be open to the public too, so a great opportunity to showcase your products and services to a local audience as well as attendees. To register for the Trade Show, go to

The Omni Parker House Hotel is in downtown Boston, and is offering us a special room rate of $199, from April 12 – 18. To book your room at the hotel, follow the link at

If you sign up for the Reinvention Weekend before March 15th you will be eligible for a drawing for a complimentary 12-month membership in ASPP (or extension of your existing membership). In addition, for all attendees, ADBASE will be raffling off an amazing annual regional subscription to ADBASE, with a value of $695.00. This raffle will take place on Friday morning, but you have to be present to win.

Thanks go to our sponsors: PACA, ASMP, Corbis, ADBASE, Virtual Picture Desk, agefotostock, Danita Delimont Stock Photography, Copyright Clearance Center, Hunt Photo & Video, National Geographic and Aurora.

If you would also like to be a sponsor, or need more information about the conference in general, please contact Executive Director, Cathy Sachs, at

The American Society of Picture Professional (ASPP) is a community of image experts committed to sharing their experience and knowledge throughout the industry. This non-profit association provides professional networking and educational opportunities for those who create, edit, research, license, manage or publish pictures. For more information go to or contact the Executive Director Cathy Sachs at

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