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PhotoMax 2020

  • 06 Mar 2020
  • 10:00 AM
  • 08 Mar 2020
  • 9:00 PM
  • Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Detroit/Dearborn 5801 Southfield Expressway Detroit, MI 48228


  • This option is only available if you are joining under the "New First Time" member option. This registration is available to those that have either never been a member of PPM, or, hasn't been a member for the past 5 years.
    This includes all PhotoMax Classes, photographers lounge, hospitality suite, and awards ceremony.
  • This includes all PhotoMax Classes, hospitality suite, and awards ceremony.
  • This is for non-Members of the PPM.

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Great Lakes PhotoMax

March 6-8, 2020
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Detroit/Dearborn
Detroit, Michigan

Hotel  Booking Details (click here).


Friday March 6, 2020

Image Competition

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10:00AM - 1:00PM - Image Competition print drop off - Erie Room

1:00 - 3:00PM - Program: Nikki Schuler - Ontario/Huron Room

Nikki Schuler

Seven Secrets to a Successful Styled Shoot

5:00 - 9:00PM - Image Competition: Judging in Ontario/Huron Room and Viewing/Listening Party in Hospitality Suite (Room 124)

9:00PM (immediately following judging) - Hospitality Suite Social - Room 124  -  All welcome, BYOB

Saturday March 7, 2020

9:00AM - 12:00PM - Image Competition: Judging in Ontario/Huron Room and Viewing/Listening Party in Hospitality Suite (Room 124)

9:00AM  Midwest Camera Repair will begin camera sensor cleanings (Convention Special $30) and micro adjustments (Convention Special $15)

CPP Testing

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12:00 - 2:00PM - CPP Testing in Classic Boardroom

12:00 - 1:30PM - Lunch (on your own)

2:00 - 5:00PM - Program: Trish Logan - Michigan Room

Trish Logan

Branding & Expanding Your Business:
Stop leaving money on the table

Sponsored by ACI   

5:00 - 7:30PM - Dinner (on your own)

6:30 - 7:30PM - PPM New Member Meet and GreetHospitality Suite (Room 124) 

7:30 - 9:30PM - Saturday Night Shootout: Hands on with Michigan's industry leaders

Saturday Night Shootout

Join Shawn Lee, Sue Brown and Derek Cookson for in-person demonstrations on how to take your photography to the next level. Bring your camera for a hands-on, fun-filled educational night of photography.

10:00PM - Hospitality Suite Social - Room 124  -  All welcome, BYOB

Sunday MARCH 8, 2020

9:00 - 11:00AM  - Program: Alisha Cline - Michigan Room

Alisha Cline

Mighty Mini Sessions

Sponsored by Miller's Professional Imaging

11:30AM - 12PM - General Meeting for PPM Members  Michigan Room

12:00PM - 1:30PM - Lunch (on your own)

1:30 - 3:30PM - Program: Pat Cahill - Michigan Room

Pat Cahill

Personalization, branding graphics and volume photography
Sponsored by ACI  

3:45 - 5:45PM - Program: Kristy Steeves -  Michigan Room

Kristy Steeves

Embrace the Light

5:00 - 7:30PM - Dinner (on your own)

7:00PM - PPM Past Presidents and Member Reception - Cash Bar - Michigan Room 

PPM Award Ceremony immediately following Reception - Michigan Room

Hospitality Suite immediately to follow - BYOB

More information on Speakers and hotel details (click here).

*** All information subject to change ***


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