EVOLVE 2022 - Photo Convention

  • 25 Feb 2022
  • 11:00 AM
  • 27 Feb 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Hotel 1620, Plymouth, MA


  • 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

Registration is closed

PPAM's Annual Photography Convention


Friday February 25th - Sunday February 27th, 2022

Join us for education and fun as we Evolve
at Hotel 1620 in Plymouth MA.

Click here for Convention Information

A block of rooms are reserved at Hotel 1620 with an
incredible rate, guaranteed until January 29th, 2022

You can book online www.hotel1620.com
or Call

Please use PPAM2022 code to receive $
111 (per night/ plus tax) room rate.

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 Here

September 1st, 2021 - PPAM statement on Covid:

- Masks are required at any in-person events until further notice

- We encourage those who are unvaccinated to consider whether it is safe to attend

Convention Weekend Schedule

Friday February 25th

11:00 am - 7:30 pm Registration Desk 

12:00-1:00 pm Shawon Davis — “Building a Brand that Connects & Grows Your Business”

1:00-1:15 Break 

1:15-3:15 pm Jenn Lewis — “Creating a Full-Service Experience and Getting Paid for It”  
Sponsored by Millers

3:15-4:00 pm Break/Vendor Area 

4:00-6:00 pm Trish Gilmore — "Wedding Tips with Trish"

6:30-7:30 pm Dinner 

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

9:30 pm After Hours Lounge — Come Hang out! (Suite 402)


Saturday February 26th

8:30-5:00 Registration Desk Open

9:00-10:00 am Paul Dio  — “How to Maximize Profitability: Managing your Finances as a Creative.”

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15 am-12:15 pm Doug Weittenhiller — “Editing Workflow: Mastery of a Core Set of Skills Utilizing Photoshop and Lightroom”
Sponsored by MillersShootQShootProof

12:15-12:30 pm Annual Meeting 

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch Break 

1:30-3:30 pm Doug Weittenhiller — “All About Families: Creating Beautiful Sessions within Your Brand”
Sponsored by MillersShootQShootProof

3:30-4:00 Break visit vendors

4:00-6:00 pm Ian Johns — Headshot Photography - “One Guy’s Simplified Experience”

6:00-7:30 pm Dinner Break

7:30-10:30 pm 80’s Party in the Atlantic Ballroom Sponsored by ACI

10:30 pm After Hours Lounge — Come Hang out! (Suite 402)


Sunday February 27th

8:30 am - 4:00 pm Registration Desk 

9:00-11:00 am Mary Fisk Taylor — “The Basic StoryBrand Framework & Profit First Concepts” Sponsored by PPA

11:00-11:15 am Break

11:15 am-12:15 pm Ann Lyle — “In the Business of Babies”

12:15-1:15 pm Lunch Break 

1:15-3:15 pm Leon Johnson — “Fine Art Portraits”

3:15-3:30 pm Break

3:30-5:30 pm Kaylee Greer — Pet Photography-“The Secrets to Capturing the Best Dog Photos Ever”

5:30-6:15 Break

6:15–6:30 pm PPAM Group Photo in Lobby — BE THERE!!!!!

6:30 pm Awards Party (Tickets required) (Atlantic Ballroom)

After Hours Lounge — Come Hang out! (Suite 402)

*Please note schedule subject to change*

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