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2019 NHPPA Annual Conference

The 60th Annual NHPPA Conference and Image Competition will be held April 26-29, 2019 at The Margate Resort, 76 Lake Street, Laconia, N.H. Make your plans now to join us for a weekend full of good times and great educational opportunities. The theme for the weekend is "The Stylin' 70's."  


HOTEL RESERVATIONS may be made by contacting the Margate Resort directly at (603) 524-5210 or 1-800-MARGATE or by e-mail at Room rate is $119 per night for Friday and Saturday and $99 for Sunday and includes a complimentary continental breakfast. Hotel reservations must be made by 4/1/19. Be sure to mention NHPPA when reserving your room to receive the special rates.

ENTER THE IMAGE COMPETITION by uploading your digital images to Deadline to enter is 11 p.m. on Monday, April 15. For more information about the competition, visit our Image Competition webpage. If you have any questions, feel free to contact either Allison McGrail or John Malboeuf.

NHPPA uses the same monitor setup as PPA and is fortunate to have three affiliate jurors and two jurors in training on the panel this year. Entering here is the perfect way to get the feedback you need to make those final tweaks before submitting your images to Northeast Districts!

ENTER TO WIN A FREE AWARDS BANQUET TICKET – It's as easy as one...two...three!

  1. Register for conference by March 25
  2. Reserve your room at the Margate by March 25
  3. Complete the Friday night game questionnaire and e-mail it to Madonna at by March 25

A random winner will be selected from all entries received. If you win and have already purchased your awards banquet ticket, you will be reimbursed by NHPPA. Don't miss out – Register today!


Meet Our Speakers [click on image to watch video]

View flyer with full program descriptions: Conference-Flyer.pdf

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 26 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Rachael Boer, CPP
“Elevating Your Client Experience to Grow Your Business”
(Granite Room)
Friday, April 26 7 to 9 p.m. Image Competition begins
Refer to the image competition webpage for more information
(Belknap Room; Club 79 in Blackstones Lounge)
Saturday, April 27 9 a.m. until done Image Competition continues
Saturday, April 27 5 to 6:30 p.m. Pizza Party ($7/pp)
(Blackstones Lounge)
Saturday, April 27 6:30 p.m.  Scholarship Auction
(Blackstones Lounge)
Sunday, April 28 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(abbreviated lunch from
11:30 a.m. to noon)
Maria Sampaio, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
“Profitable Children's Events & High Average Sales”
(Granite Room)
Sunday, April 28 5:30 p.m. Group Photo
(location TBD)
Sunday, April 28 6 to 10 p.m. Awards Banquet ($35/pp)
Theme: The Stylin' 70s
(Mariah Room)
Monday, April 29 9 a.m. to noon Paul Nguyen
“The World Within the World: Introduction to Macro Photography”
(Granite Room)

NIGHTLY HOSPITALITY in the Blackstones Lounge. At the conclusion of each day's activities, relax and visit with other attendees while enjoying a drink and some light refreshments. Be sure to fill out the questionnaire for the Friday night game, "Name That NHPPA Member." It is going to be a blast!

New Hampshire Professional Photographers Association
P.O. Box 4085
Manchester, NH 03108-4085

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