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Prairie Creatives Conference by PPOC Manitoba is jam-packed full of fun, professional development, and networking at the Fort Garry Place of Winnipeg, MB. We are excited to be hosting the joint MB/SK Image Salon judging, hearing from speakers Ken Frazer, Melissa Welsh, and Kelsey Goodwin, and having fun together at an Escape Room and the Awards Banquet. You don't want to miss this annual event, whether you are a member or not. Full registrations include everything on the schedule!!


Schedule for the weekend:

Friday, October 27

8:30am - 5:00pm Image Salon Judging

7:00pm - 9:00pm Escape Room

Saturday, October 28

9:00am - 12:00pm Ken Frazer, MPA, F.Ph., HLM - Pro Select and In-Person Sales

1:00 - 4:00pm Melissa Welsh, CPA - Work Smarter, Not Harder

6:00pm Cocktails

6:30pm Awards Banquet

Sunday, October 29

9:00am - 12:00 pm Kelsey Goodwin - It's Business Time

1:00pm - 4:00 pm Kelsey Goodwin - Start with Your Art


We have many sponsors already sending door prizes, goodies for the swag bags, and contributing to our speaker and coffee break expenses. Please thank these sponsors for helping us to make this event happen!


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PPOC-BC LMB Creative Series with Wayne Hoecherl

Reminder of tonights speaker:

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Online Image Critiques

The PPOC believes that it is important to maintain an interaction with its members to discuss how their work relates to this full range of saleable professional imagery. Having a membership that fully understands how to recognize what is a professional saleable image baseline is better for all professional photographers.

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PPOC-BC Board Election Info 2017

General Election Information

The BC Region moved its elections to cycle with the PPOC national elections at the request of PPOC starting for June 1st 2016. We continue to elect approximately half the regional board each year for a two year term. By doing this we continue the tradition of retaining at least half of the current experienced members each year.

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PPOC-BC Elections 2017

BC Regional Elections for 2017

Nominations of Candidates for 2017 BC Regional Board are open now. Nominations close on March 15th 2017

Nomination / Consent - Download Form Here

for more info contact:

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Travel Tricks Part 2 - Choosing the right Point and Shoot travel camera

There are several things to consider when buying a Point and Shoot camera for travel. And yes, you need to buy one. Trust me. You may not get any award winning photographs from it (although you can and may), but chosen well, it will help you with your thought process and scene selection, as well as help your marriage!

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