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Town Hall Forum with our National Board of Directors

Posted in Chapter News, Events, Member News on July 27, 2012 by jacobhand

The entire ASMP National Executive Board, including Executive Director Eugene Mopsik and General Council Victor Pearlman, will be holding meetings in Chicago August 21st (8:30am-5pm) and 22nd (8:30am-noon). They will be held at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, 163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL. These meetings are open to all members and we encourage you to attend. If you would like to attend either or both date you must RSVP by August 8th so that the appropriate sized room can be held.

Taking advantage of this rare location happenstance, the Chicago/Midwest Chapter’s Board of Directors is sponsoring a Town Hall style forum while they are in our fair city. This is an opportunity for our chapter members and recently dropped members to ask questions directly to our Society’s leaders. Come prepared with the questions you’ve been dying to ask. Find out what our national organization is focusing on and why it matters to you. This is a chance for our national leaders to take our pulse. It is an opportunity to make sure we are in sync and that there is no disconnect between the goals and mission of our Society. For the sake of our industry and your livelihood, plan on coming to listen and let us hear your voice as well.

Members outside of the Chicago/Midwest region are strongly encouraged to attend too. Feel free to Tweet questions in advance to be asked at the Town Hall Meeting (#ASMPtownhallChicago) or email them to asmpchicagomidwest@gmail.com. This event will be live-streamed as well. Look for the appropriate link on ASMP Chicago/Midwest’s social media prior to the event. Drinks and refreshments will be served.

ASMP members only. No cost to attend any events but please RSVP below:

http://asmp.org/education/event/register?venue_id=731

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ProGear/Phase One IQ Conference Series

Posted in Chapter News, Events on May 17, 2012 by jacobhand

The Chicago rental house, ProGear, is sponsoring Phase One’s IQ Conference to be held in Chicago on June 12, 2012 at Harrington College of Design.

There are several speakers lined up including photographers Sean Willams of Chicago and Jake Armour of Minneapolis as well as a round table / tech discussion and a camera clean and check.

If you RSVP for this event, ASMP members receive a 50% discount code. The day will be $39.95 and upon entering the member code your price will drop to $19.95 and lunch will be included for paid registrants.

One item of interest will be speaker Bill Cramer of Wonderful Machine as he gives two separate talks on “Branding and Marketing for Commercial Photographers” and also “Pricing and Negotiating for Photographers”. Several Chicago photographers are already clients of Wonderful Machine.

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Adaptation with Jay Kinghorn

Posted in Chapter News, Events on April 20, 2012 by jacobhand

Last night we had the pleasure of hosting Jay Kinghorn at Helix for his event Adaptation: Running a Successful Photo Business in Today’s Era of Smartphones, Tablets, and Social Media. If you get a chance to see Jay on the rest of his tour, you should. He is in Santa Fe and Minneapolis in May.

Thanks to all who came out, and to Robert Erving Potter III, for the photos.

Photos of What’s Next? with Deanne Delbridge

Posted in Chapter News, Events on April 20, 2012 by jacobhand

Thanks to Deanne Delbridge for her presentation and to Robert Erving Potter III, for the photos.

ASMP Living Legends of Photography Series featuring Arnold Crane

Posted in Chapter News, Events, Member News on November 9, 2011 by jacobhand

Chicago/Midwest ASMP Board Meeting

Posted in Chapter News, Events on July 6, 2011 by jacobhand

The Chicago/Midwest chapter board meeting will be held next Monday, July 11, at 6:30pm at ProGear.

Please feel free to come out and discuss regional photo-industry topics.

ASMP/APA Bar Night

Posted in Events on October 12, 2009 by Marc Altman

When: Wednesday October 14, 2009 7pm to 9pm
Where:  Cleo’s, 2048 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL map
Cost: $0! Appetizers are on us and drinks are on you (and 20% off).

The local ASMP and APA chapters are joining together to start a monthly social gathering. The events are open to anyone who is interested, whether or not they’re a member of either organization. We will be providing appetizers and snacks. The goal of this new effort is encourage the photographic community to get together over a casual drink or two. Please spread the word and encourage friends and colleagues to join us.

Many thanks to Dodd Camera for sponsoring the food.

Contact ASMP Assistants and Associates Committee Chair Marc Altman or APA Midwest Chapter Director Megan with any questions or to RSVP.

Post by Marc Altman Photography