EVOLVE 2023 - Photo Convention

  • 24 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 AM
  • 26 Feb 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Boston-Dedham Hotel & Conference Center


  • Includes 3 day convention and a Full year of Membership to PPAM
  • The convention fee for non-members is $95 per day for Friday, Saturday or Sunday
  • Complimentary Convention Pass to our 2023 Image Competition Jurors. Includes 3 days of Convention, Friday and Saturday night parties. Does not include banquet.
  • Group rate for Capital-Champlain Section of PPSNYS members. Must be a member of Capital-Champlain Section of PPSNYS to receive this special group rate. Includes 3 days plus 2 parties. Sunday night banquet not included.
  • Please email current PPAM President to register.

Registration is closed

PPAM's Annual Photography Convention

Friday, February 24th - Sunday, February 26th, 2023

Join us for education and fun as we Evolve

at the Holiday Inn Boston-Dedham Hotel & Conference Center

55 Ariadne Road, Dedham, MA 02026

A block of rooms are reserved at the Holiday Inn. You can book online Holiday Inn or Call 781-329-1000 and request the block code "PPA" to get the confirmed group rate for your stay dates. Book by Feb. 10, 2023.

$110 (per night/ plus tax) room rate. Free Breakfast included.

Note: Guests should enter their arrival & departure dates, then select the "check availability" button. Then select the room type. Once this is done, your group rate should display. 

There's lots to do at the Evolve Convention and we could use some help.
Plus you'll earn PPAM service merits. Want to help?

Sign Up to Volunteer

Convention Book

Convention Weekend Schedule

Friday February 24th

11:00am - 7:30pm Registration Desk

12:00pm - 3:00pm Chris Wooley - Sponsored by ACI 

“Master Your Digital Marketing”

3:15pm - 6:00pm James Flachsbart

"On Location, Off Camera Lighting"

6:00pm - 7:30pm Dinner

7:30pm - 9:30pm Member Welcome Party/Yard Sale Sponsored by PrintMakers

9:30pm After Hours Lounge - Come Hang out!

9:30-11:00ish  Live studio lighting demo by Christine Chambers
Sponsored by ACIFlashgear)

Saturday February 25th

8:30am - 5:00pm Registration Desk Open

9:00am -12:00pm Christie Newel 

“Boudoir: Bold & Beautiful” - Sponsored by ACI 

12:15pm - 12:45pm Annual Meeting

12:45pm - 2:00 Lunch Break

2:15pm - 6:00pm Toni Harryman

“Dream Emote Play Create: Emotion and Creativity including Photoshop Technique” - Sponsored by ACI 

6:00pm - 7:30pm Dinner Break

7:30pm -10:30 Under the Tuscan Sun PPAM Party - Sponsored by ACI

10:30pm  After Hours Lounge - Come Hang out!

Sunday February 26th

8:30am - 4:00pm Registration Desk

9:00am - 11:00am Benjamin Williamson

11:00am - 11:15am  Break

11:15am - 12:30pm Steve Sedman

"Evolve Your Business"

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch Break (food truck)

1:30pm - 5:30pm Allison Watkins

“Strengthening Your Family Portrait Skills”

6:30pm - 6:45pm PPAM Group Photo in Lobby - BE THERE!!!!!

7:00pm Awards Party -- Must Register

9:30pm After Hours Lounge - Come Hang out!

*Please note schedule subject to change*

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