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2022 Fall Artistry Retreat - Paint & Payments

  • 25 Sep 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • 26 Sep 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Nodal Point Ltd. Commercial/Fashion Photography (Dock 3), 446 Cesar E Chavez Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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  • MAPP, DPPA, and PPA members
  • First year entry to Fall Retreat
  • PPM Member, includes PPA Merit

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PPM Fall Artistry Retreat

It's time to delve inside the BOX and explore your art

Sept 25th & 26th in Downtown Grand Rapids, MI

Paint & Payments

Featuring Master Photographer Gary Box

First, we'll feed our creativity in the world of body painting. From painting techniques to lighting, photographing, and compositing the final image, you'll see the entire process. Let your mind run free. 

Then, it's time to get into the business of photography. Gary Box, known for his sales techniques that get results, will share his secrets for impressive sales totals that you can put into immediate use and take your business to the next level.


Sunday, September 25th, 2022

Noon-2PM Check-In

2PM-6PM   Keynote presentation - Paint! Body paint workshop: painting demonstration, photography and compositing the final art

6PM-8PM   Dinner on your own

8PM-10PM   Party at the Studio. Get ready to paint your own (master)piece and/or just hangout and talk shop. 

Monday, September 26th, 2022

9:30AM-1PM Payments! presentation - take a deep dive into the business of sales in photography

Hotel Information

We have two options available. Remember, this happens to be during Art Prize, so we suggest booking sooner than later and maybe adding an extra night to find time to enjoy the art throughout Downtown. 

Hampton Inn & Suites Grand Rapids Downtown

433 Dudley Place NE, Grand Rapids, MI

Phone: 616-456-2000

$169 (+taxes), Breakfast included1 King Standard Rooms or 2 Queen Standard Rooms. Must book by August 25th 

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Hampton Inn & Suites Grand Rapids Airport

5200 28th Street SEGrand Rapids, MI

Phone: 616-575-9144

$129 (+taxes)Breakfast included1 King Standard Rooms or 2 Queen Standard Rooms. Must book by September 4th 

Book Hotel Now! Use Group Code "PPM" or use to this link: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/e9f3b315/YovFfGsEQEy8RBIL5EOX5w?u=https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=GRRHSHX%26groupCode=CHHPPM%26arrivaldate=2022-09-25%26departuredate=2022-09-27%26cid=OM%2CWW%2CHILTONLINK%2CEN%2CDirectLink%26fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT)


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