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WPPI Lounge and Stage

We invite you to stop by the WPPI Lounge and Stage! Listen to inspirational education from our exhibitors, sponsors, WPPI editors and The Portrait System team. Don’t miss the opportunity to chill or network with our editors, speakers and other WPPI attendees.

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Shooting Bay Avenue

Real Sets. Real Models. Real Instruction. Across the show floor, explore fully curated shooting bays primed with all the latest gear to photograph and play with for FREE during the conference. Each studio will feature styled models for you to photograph in a variety of lighting situations. This is the perfect opportunity to pursue your photographic dreams without the stress of a client or a deadline and while you’re there, get hands-on instruction.

Mentor Sessions and Image Review

Available to Platinum and TPM Passholders only.

Mentor Sessions
1-on-1 sessions to discuss your urgent business building questions, marketing and branding ideas, pricing and packages, and more!

How It Works:
Show up ready to deep dive into your brand to build an amazing business with one of our industry experts.

Image Reviews
You will also have the opportunity to review your work and discuss visual trends, shooting techniques, and post-production to help you grow creatively.

How It Works:
Bring your images in any format to receive a FREE one-on-one 15-minute review with a notable photographer.

Image Reviews and Mentor Sessions are limited to attendees with a Platinum Pass and The Portrait Masters Pass only.

How To Book:
Image Reviews and Mentor Sessions are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, with walk-ins only.

Icon Awards Gallery & Image Critique

Location: Montego AF

Proudly supported by Nikon: The Icon International Photography Awards’ annual competition celebrates iconic photographers by promoting inspiration, education, integrity, and the influential power of print to elevate the photography industry. Award-winning prints will be showcased in a gallery on the WPPI tradeshow floor. Additionally, a selection of images that score 79 or below in the online competition will receive anonymous critiques at the Icon Awards booth on the WPPI tradeshow floor, and we will also broadcast these critiques live online.

The ICON Awards After Hours will be hosted from 10:00pm – 12:00am in the same location.

Headshot Heyday with Peter Hurley

Get a top-notch set of headshots at Headshot Heyday, with the help of Peter Hurley’s Headshot Crew and automated photo delivery platform SpotMyPhotos.

Find Headshot Heyday at the back right corner of the WPPI Expo Hall on Tuesday, March 5th from 10:30am – 4:30pm!

Party with us at WPPI 2024 like NEVER BEFORE!


Your FREE SHOW FLOOR PASS just got even sweeter…you now have access to TWO special events!

Unlock FREE ACCESS to our 80s Themed Wrap Party!!

Wednesday, March 6, 8:00 PM -11:00 PM

Sponsored by Smugmug: Don’t miss our Closing Night Party. It’s a night to celebrate with friends, unleash your creativity, and win fantastic prizes for the most creative costumes. Enjoy live music, fun surprises, and unforgettable memories – we can’t wait to see your unique outfits on the dance floor! 

Plus, join our

ICON Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 PM-12:00 AM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Proudly Supported by Nikon

The winners of the online competition and the Print of the Year awards will be officially recognized and celebrated at the Icon Awards Ceremony during WPPI.

ICON After Party

10:00pm – 12:00am | Live entertainment

Proudly Supported by Lead Savage

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