Saturday, March 1
8:30 p.m. | Room 319/320
Join Jerry Ghionis, one of the most awarded photographers at WPPI, for an interactive evening presentation with several live demonstrations for wedding and portrait scenarios. Audience members will be invited to the stage for live portrait sessions, and the program will conclude with a DJ and party. As with all our events come dressed to party and dance the night away! Open to all WPPI attendees. Sponsored by Nikon.
Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Rooms 301-307
WPPI 2014 is the only event to experience live print judging at this scale. Listen, learn and take notes as a panel of judges evaluate images, albums and films from around the world. Winners will be recognized during the glamorous and exciting WPPI 2014 Awards Ceremony. Open to WPPI Full Conference Attendees. Sponsored by Moab by Legion Paper.
Sunday, March 2
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Studio Ballroom
Take a sneak peek at the latest and greatest products from WPPI exhibitors before the expo opens. WPPI Launch Pad will be open to all media and WPPI attendees. Refreshments will be served. Open to all WPPI attendees.
Sunday, March 2
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. | Hakkasan
The newly-opened and celebrity-favorite nightclub, Hakkasan, opens its doors exclusively for WPPI attendees. Enjoy food drink and amazing music from one of their resident DJs. Dance the night away with your WPPI friends! This is sure to be the event of the week! Attendees are welcome to stay when Hakkasan opens to the public at 10 pm with no cover charge! Must be 21 or older to attend and show valid ID at the doors. Open to Full Conference Pass holders. Limited space. Dress Code Policy: No Sneakers, Tennis Shoes, Work Boots or Sandals (Men) regardless of brand-name or value, No Athletic Wear, No Hats (Men). Sponsored by Canon & Bay Photo.
Sunday March 2
10:30 pm | Hakkasan
Must be 21 or older to attend and show valid ID at the doors. Open to WPPI Badge holders. Dress Code Policy: No Sneakers, Tennis Shoes, Work Boots or Sandals (Men) regardless of brand-name or value, No Athletic Wear, No Hats (Men).
Monday March 3
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Room 312-320
This is your chance to hob-nob with your favorite WPPI speakers, enjoy an ice cream bar sundae and sing the night away with your fellow members. This special networking event is exclusively for WPPI Members. You must be a WPPI member with a Full Conference Pass or an Expo Pass to attend this event. There will be a sign-up booth at the entrance of this event for anyone who would like to become a WPPI member and then attend the Members Only Social. Karaoke sponsored by Fundy Software.
Monday, March 3 to Wednesday March 5
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Day 1 & 2
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Day 3
After each year's 16x20 Print, Album and Filmmaking Competition, every print that scores an accolade (80 or above) is displayed in our Honors of Excellence Gallery. This always proves to be an inspiration for photographers, and is a great gathering place. Each year thousands of photographers come to compete, discuss and get inspired. We hope to see your work this year!
Tuesday, March 4th
7:00am | The outside circle between the 2 WPPI Ballrooms
Yes, You heard that right, WPPI is putting together the First Annual FUN RUN for all of you who would like to try and do something healthy during WPPI. Rise and Shine and join us for a casual run from the MGM to the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign and back. Rumor has it that some photographers will be at the “Welcome to Vegas” sign to take your picture.
Distance: 3 miles, 1.5 miles to the “Welcome to Vegas” sign and back.
Other: Look for the WPPI FUN RUN sign
Tuesday, March 4
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Room 312-320
In this two-part presentation, Rolling Stone photographer Mark Seliger will discuss the evolution of his editorial assignments in portraiture and fashion, and how he extends these projects into self- assignment. The second part of the evening will illustrate his personal journey in songwriting and the intersection of music and image-making, with a live performance from his band, Rusty Truck. Open to Full Conference Attendees. Sponsored by Profoto & Triple Scoop Music.
Tuesday March, 4
10:30 p.m. | PURE nightclub at Caesar’s Palace
Get your dancing shoes ready for a mid-week after party at the 36,000-square-foot PURE Nightclub at Ceasar's Palace. Touted as "the new standard" of Las Vegas Nightlife, PURE has three rooms of music and stunning views of the Las Vegas Strip. This event is open to all WPPI attendees over 21 and entry is free with your WPPI Badge. Must have a valid 21-and-over ID and adhere to the dress code-no sneakers, workboots, athletic wear (women/men) sandals, shorts or hats (men only). Open to ALL WPPI Attendees (complimentary access with WPPI badge).
MGM Grand Las Vegas
February 27- March 6, 2014
March 3-5, 2014
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