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10 More University Sessions Confirmed for IPIC 2015!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Wednesday, May 27, 2015

New Markets + Products in Digital Press Printing with Celia Chase

 

Learn how to produce and sell to new markets with exciting and easy to produce press printed products that will add to your bottom line all year around.

  • Padded Stationery Products
  • Spiral Bound Books
  • Seal-n-Send folded cards

P.S. Come listen and you’ll leave awesome and inspired.

 

Celia Chase is the production manager from Bob's Photo. She has helped grow Bob's lab by doubling the average order revenue, despite tough times in the industry. Celia credits Bob's Photo's success to putting into practice the best things learned among trade groups like IPI. Celia's been with the company for over twelve years and enjoys growing along with the business.

 

 

Teach, Organize + Archive - All the Way to the Bank! with Judi Weber, David Lindquist + Carly Michael

  • Participate in a “Save Your Photos Day” event
  • Creating “in their face” archiving displays & windows
  • Teach DIY organizing so your potential client NEEDS you.
  • Complete, high margin album reproductions
  • Slide carousel initiative
  • "Pick of the Week" promotion on shoe box kits
  • Educate customers on how to effectively store, manage and PRINT their photos to guarantee their existence in the future
  • Preservation issues of film, paper and digital files

Judi Weber is a wife, mother and grandmother of 2. She has been an active member of APPO since 2011, keeping up with archiving trends and special events revolving around saving photos and memorabilia. She specializes in teaching DIY organizing techniques sharing her “photo in the blood” knowledge of 33+ years in the photo industry.

 

David Lindquist is the production manager for Mike's Camera and has been with the company for 14 years, helping the company expand into new markets. He is responsible for developing new imaging services for a company with a reputation of doing all things imaging. David lives in the mountains with a feral cat and is a volunteer firefighter.

 

Carly Michael is the Imaging Department Manager and is responsible for all photo-finishing and signage services at Michaels Camera Video Digital. She is the fifth generation of her family to work in the business and is passionate about keeping film alive.

 

 

Designing the Perfect Photo Gallery Wall with Morgan Doherty of Wexel Art

  • Learn what makes a photo gallery wall impactful
  • Pick up tips for designing the perfect gallery wall
  • Boost your sales by crafting galleries

Morgan Doherty received her BFA in Printmaking + Photography at Rowan University and then travelled the world as a large scale muralist. After settling down in Austin, she spent numerous years in the picture framing industry before co-founding Wexel Art Displays in 20110. She now leads the Custom Design Division of Wexel Art designing wallscapes for commercial and residential interiors.

 

 

True stories bro: Tips & Tricks from the Best Performing Retailers with The Dakis Team

  • Make your life easier
  • Make happier customers
  • Make the cash register go Ching! Ching!! k’a-Ching!!!
  • Real live IPI retailers *** the best of the best *** live in person *** presenting to you >>> their tips & tricks!!! Exclusively during this session, no repeats! FREE Show! Places are limited! This is a must see show. Captain Kato and Knight Rider give it 5 Green Horseshoes, a crowd favorite at the Ranch!

What’s new at Dakis? This is the session you really don’t want to miss!

  • Welcome to the most anticipated session!
  • Everything you wanted to know about Dakis’ new products and services
  • Be there first to hear all about it.
  • A revolution is happening today; time to get onboard!
  • Photo solutions, kiosks, web solutions and notable new features - all new stuff!
  • Places are limited - Expect a full house so come early to grab a good seat.

The Dakis User Group Session  

  • Fantastic session! The second most anticipated session! ;)
  • Undoubtedly a crowd favorite providing a full session of discussion with the Dakis Team
  • New projects in the pipeline - discussing 2015-2016 tech roadmap, priorities, opportunities, pitfalls and much more. Come and voice your priorities.

1-on-1 Private Training Session (30 min max per session) with The Dakis Team (offered FOUR times!)

  • Howdy! Need a hand? The 1-on-1 training session is for you!
  • Technical training, how to, best practice, tips & tricks, etc.
  • Make the best of your time and learn about Dakis’ products, sign-up and get started.
  • Looking to make the switch to the Dakis solutions; we can help!
  • 5 minutes or 30 minutes - Let’s talk!

The Dakis Team is available to provide on-site consulting, training and assistance. This session is for Dakis users, new clients and for service activations. 

 

Philippe Hugron (AKA #Hashtag) is considered to be the youngest veteran in the photo industry. He is a scholar, inventor, WebAPP Fan, kids' craft enthusiast and finger painter specialist. Father of two lovely, high energy, turbo boosted kids, he's been working to improve his photographer skills and now enjoys long naps on the weekend - when he can!

 

Antony Caporicci (AKA Captain Kato) is an avid diploma collector. Speaker, technician, train driver, athlete and web aficionado, some would consider him to be the new Leonardo in his own mind. Jersey Shore called; they want their tattoos back.  

 

Ryan Fleury (AKA Knight Rider) is a rocker, musician, designer, programmer and hockey fan. He is your Web Adviser for all web related questions.​

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Urgent: Only 10 Days Left to Register for IPIC - Hurry for Astonishing Opportunities!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Your friends in the industry have so much knowledge to share.

IPIC 2015 has 99 straight hours of networking time available.

Las Vegas never sleeps.

Why should you?

 

Your friends in the industry are counting on YOU to be at IPIC 2015. Networking just isn't as fun and valuable without YOU!

 

There is no single event in our industry that will bring you greater value than IPIC. Our diverse membership requires that we have something for everyone. We achieve this through: 

  • More than 50 cutting edge education topics
  • 11 group networking activities that provide solutions for all businesses - and allow you to choose the topics
  • 70 exhibiting Supplying Partners offering even more incredible pricing and specials only available at IPIC
  • 99 straight hours of binge networking time
  • NEW OPPORTUNITIES + TECHNOLOGY!
  • INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS + SUPPORT!

We enjoy providing you with the information and support needed to GUARANTEE that you go home inspired, motivated and capable of achieving your most complex goals!  

 

What is IPIC?

What is The Vision Project?

Register and reserve your hotel room before the June 5th deadline for a chance to win FREE LODGING!

 

REGISTER NOW!

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2 More University Sessions Confirmed for IPIC 2015!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Friday, May 22, 2015

5 Super Easy Ways to BYOB on Facebook with Josh Francis

 

BYOB = Boost Your Own Business

  1. Use Facebook “Boost and Campaigns” to Collect Customers Not Fans
  2. Connect with the people inside your target audience to gain customers quickly and easily
  3. Measure the Results of your Marketing Dollars

Josh Francis has an undergraduate degree in Physics from Brigham Young University and an MBA in Marketing and Technology from the University of Notre Dame. For the last 10 years he has led the online marketing organizations for two eCommerce companies and a professional services firm. Josh has also taught marketing strategy and business strategy courses for the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame for six years.

 

 

The New Niche of the Future: FILM with Carly Michael


Thought film was dead? We may be in the throes of the digital revolution but film is not dead! Join us to hear about the current renaissance in analogue photography and films place in today's digital world. 

 

Carly Michael is the Imaging Department Manager and is responsible for all photo-finishing and signage services at Michaels Camera Video Digital. She is the fifth generation of her family to work in the business and is passionate about keeping film alive.

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IPIC 2015 is the key to monumental success - unlock its remarkable power!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Wednesday, May 20, 2015

There is no single event in our industry that will bring you greater value than IPIC. Our diverse membership requires that we have something for everyone. We achieve this through: 

  • More than 50 cutting edge education topics
  • 11 group networking activities that provide solutions for all businesses - and allow you to choose the topics
  • 70 exhibiting Supplying Partners offering even more incredible pricing and specials only available at IPIC
  • 99 straight hours of binge networking time
  • NEW OPPORTUNITIES + TECHNOLOGY!
  • INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS + SUPPORT!

We enjoy providing you with the information and support needed to GUARANTEE that you go home inspired, motivated and capable of achieving your most complex goals!  

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VIEW THE FULL EVENT SCHEDULE WITH TIMES AND DESCRIPTIONS! CLICK HERE!

 



LIVE LEARNING KEYNOTE - Dan Mann, The Mann Group

Enrollment: The Primary Role of an Owner

Learn how to create a strategy for a successful business.

 

UNIVERSITY BREAKOUT SESSIONS -Dan Mann, The Mann Group

5 KPIs All Retailers Should Measure

Visual Merchandising

The Retail Store Leader

 

Prior to founding The Mann Group in 2002, Dan's journey included being a College Professor, basketball coach and VP of Retail for Bachrach men's clothing. Since then, Dan has developed the cutting edge sales management program known as GEAR, which is now implemented by over 750 retailers in the U.S. and Canada. These retailers, on average, enjoy a 17% increase in top line sales after the GEAR process has been taught. In addition to GEAR, Dan developed the Profitability Project, used throughout the bike industry and is a busy public speaker plus business strategist for multiple industries.

 



LIVE LEARNING KEYNOTE - Nadia Shouraboura, Hointer

The Future of Experiential Retail

Discover how Hointer reinvented the customer shopping experience.

 

Dr. Nadia Shouraboura has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Princeton University and is the Founder and CEO of Hointer. As a current Director on the Supervisory Board for Cimpress, Nadia brainstorms the future of the print industry. Nadia also spent eight years as a Technology Vice President at Amazon.

 



The NEW Metal + Home Decor
B2B ASAP!

Gaby Mullinax - Fullerton Photo



Make Legal Money after Dark

Score More Outside the Store
Rick O'Connor - Referee Photo



Engage Your Customers with Simple, Hip + Fun Mobile Photography

Brooke Welch - F-11 Photo

Editing Video on the Fly

Marc Dorris - Fleetwood Photo




Marketing Techniques You MUST Do in 2015

Joel Miller, Chris Dolajak + Chari Pack

iPhone Printing Hacks

Retro iPhone Course Training

Marsha Phillips - F-11 Photo

 



 

Creating Create a Professional-Looking Video in Minutes!

Erin Manning - Video Marketing Expert



Turning Organizing + Archiving into Profitable Products

Carly Michael, David Lindquist + Judi Weber

Conde Logo

The Wow Factor of Wide Format

Jessica Webster + Micky Unsworth of Conde Systems, Inc.

New Markets, Opportunities + Products in Digital Press Printing

Celia Chase - Bob's Photo



Social Media Made Simple + Effective with the Managed Dashboard

Vincent Rennie - IPI

Expanding Beyond Services + PRO Q+A

Bill McCurry - PRO

MSP 2015: Use It, Abuse It + Don't Confuse It!
Erin von Holdt - IPI

Facebook Advertising + Campaigns

Bret Vlasie - Social Ruckus

Even Long Haired Freaky People Want Digital Signs

Ron Mohney - IPI

Build a Local Culture + Become a Social Destination through In-Store Education + Events

Brenda DiVincenzo - IPI

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Sneak Peek at 22 More University Topics in the Works for IPIC 2015

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Tuesday, May 19, 2015

We are in the process of confirming 22 more University breakout sessions for IPIC 2015!

  • Marketing Techniques You MUST Do in 2015 with Joel Miller, Chris Dolajak + Chari Pack
  • New Markets, Opportunities + Products in Digital Press Printing with Celia Chase
  • Turning Organizing + Archiving into Profitable Products with Carly Michael, David Lindquist + Judi Weber
  • The New Niche of the Future: FILM with Carly Michael
  • Facebook Advertising + Campaigns with Social Ruckus
  • How to Create the Perfect Gallery Wall with Wexel Art
  • Email Marketing with Constant Contact: Grow Your List, Learn from Your Results, Target Your Efforts, Auto-Responders, and more!
  • B2B with Lumapix
  • 7 Topics with Dakis
  • 7 Topics with Photo Finale

 

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Retail Expert Dan Mann to Talk Strategy, KPIs, Visual Merchandising + Leadership at IPIC 2015

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Enrollment: The Primary Role of an Owner with Dan Mann

Monday, during 8:30-11:30am Live Learning 

This keynote will address how to create a strategy for a successful business.

 

5 KPIs All Retailers Should Measure with Dan Mann

Monday University at 12:30pm

There are many factors that make up retail success. In this class, we will discuss the 5 Key Predictive Indicators that all retailers should measure.

·         Gross Profit

·         Labor Cost

·         Inventory Turn on Fresh Product

·         Payroll

·         Transactional Analysis

Not only will we look at the calculation but what you do with the information after it has been calculated.

 

Visual Merchandising with Dan Mann

Monday University at 1:45pm

Tell your brand story throughout your store.

 

The Retail Store Leader with Dan Mann

Monday University at 3:00pm

As retailers look for improvement in efficiencies, implementation and profitability, a leader must emerge. In most great retail companies, few roles have more impact on revenue growth, company culture, store environment and customer satisfaction. But how can a store leader be MOST EFFECTIVE? A great leader Influences, Teaches, Solves Problems, Coaches, Builds a Team and Represents the Brand to the public. The Store Leader is responsible for meeting Revenue Goals.

This seminar addresses these topics:

·         Defining the ideal role of a Store Leader

·         Characteristics of this Leader

·         Leadership Strategies for the sales floor

·         Maximizing your influence

·         Developing Leadership Skills for this role

 

Prior to founding The Mann Group in 2002, Dan’s journey included being a College Professor, basketball coach and VP of Retail for Bachrach men’s clothing. Since then, Dan has developed the cutting edge sales management program known as GEAR, which is now implemented by over 750 retailers in the U.S. and Canada. These retailers, on average, enjoy a 17% increase in top line sales after the GEAR process has been taught. In addition to GEAR, Dan developed the Profitability Project, used throughout the bike industry and is a busy public speaker plus business strategist for multiple industries.


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15 University Session Topics Revealed for IPIC 2015!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Monday, May 18, 2015

Explore "the New Metal" + other Trends in Home Décor with Gaby Mullinax

·         Acrylic, framing + more

·         New, crazy ideas in a fun, fast-paced format

·         Free-flowing conversation with special expert guests

·         Open Q+A

 

B2B ASAP with Gaby Mullinax

·         What Gaby wished she knew 15 years ago

·         Higher profits utilizing your existing expertise

·         New, crazy ideas in a fun, fast-paced format

·         Free-flowing conversation with special expert guests

·         Open Q+A

 

Make Printing Easier with these iPhone Hacks with Marsha Phillips

·         Hack the hardware: Find out what's new and trending in sharing and storing iPhone images. 

·         Hack the Cloud: Where are they now? Leverage cloud storage, cloud workflow and iCloud Photo Library to get iPhone photos in your print workflow.

·         Your Hack: Have a great one? Bring it and share. 

 

Be Retro Cool with Your iPhone with Marsha Phillips

·         Immerse yourself the most hip apps of all:  Hipstamatic, Oggl, SlowShutter, Vivid HDR & Pro HDR

·         Find out which apps will give you the effects you want; learn when, why and how to use each one.  

·         Practice techniques and workflow, so you can easily manage, share and print your iPhone art.  

 

Engage Customers with Simple, Hip + Fun Mobile Photography with Brooke Welch

Offer creative, quick and easy mobile photography classes.

·         Learn to create the perfect selfie with Instagram + other apps.

·         Full tutorial on creating photo collages from start to finish

·         Explore cool ways to add words + graphics to photos.

 

Editing on the Fly with Marc Dorris

Learn to develop and adapting video workflow to meet the needs of today's customer.

 

Nail Art: Event Photography Meets Haute Couture with Kirby O'Connor

·         Elevate your events by offering more than just prints.

·         See a LIVE demonstration of a manicure printer

·         Find out how to be #NotABooth and top the competition.

 

The Wow Factor of Wide Format with Jessica Webster and Micky Unsworth of Conde Systems, Inc.

·         Can I imprint bigger pieces of metal and wood, and how?

·         Are there special instructions or tools needed for imprinting larger items?

·         How much do I charge for my completed project?

·         Enter the profitable world of commercial décor!.

 

Expanding Beyond Services with Bill McCurry, sponsored by PRO

Panelists will discuss how they have enhanced their service-based businesses with hard goods and accessories. 

 

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about PRO But Were Afraid to Ask with Bill McCurry, sponsored by PRO

For the first time in recent history, Bill McCurry will candidly discuss PRO memberships and affiliate relationships in a formal classroom setting. Learn how purchasing from the PRO warehouse and selling Promaster products can enhance your business. 

 

MSP 2015: Use It, Abuse It and Don't Confuse It! with Erin von Holdt of IPI – Member Network

·         In-depth Content Overview for veterans + newbies

·         FREE Videos. Yes – FREE! How to customize and use them wisely!

·         Must-see NEW Signature Products + Services

·         How to do a ‘Content Cleanse’ on your web/kiosk platform

 

Build a Local Culture through In-Store Education with Brenda DiVincenzo of IPI – Member Network

The MSP now includes a full curriculum of classes for your customers. Discover dozens of topics to offer over the next year.

·         Get started today with turn-key preparation instructions

·         Marketing tools + registration systems

·         Best practices + stand-out features

·         Provide value, earn revenue + develop loyalty!

 

Become a Social Destination through In-Store Events with Brenda DiVincenzo of IPI – Member Network

The MSP now includes detailed instructions + support materials for hosting events. Open up the store to your local community monthly and build your customer base.

·         Get started today with turn-key preparation instructions

·         Marketing tools + registration systems

·         Best practices + stand-out features

·         Entertain, impress + develop loyalty!

 

Even Long Haired Freaky People Want Digital Signs with Ron Mohney of IPI – Member Network

Take a serious look at why most members need a digital signage system. According to several sources at the Digital Signage Expo, non-digital signs will be non-existent in 10 years. Learn how digital signage provides members an opportunity to market their business, as well as sell to others in the commercial marketplace. Subscription based content creation and signage management are new highly profitable opportunities for IPI members.

 

Social Media Made Simple + Effective with the Managed Dashboard with Vincent Rennie of IPI – Member Network

You wouldn't drive a car without a dashboard. You most likely wouldn't want to build your own car either. Why should managing your social media be any different?

·         Explore the NEWLY tech-forward IPI Social Media Dashboard!

·         Be more effective with the help of NEW features + local applications.

·         Let IPI be your creative team and dream up your posts.

·         FINALLY take the driver's seat of your social media marketing with this amazing tool.

·         Recommended for current users AND those wanting to add this popular MMS Service!

·         Bring your questions!

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Group Networking at IPIC 2015 - Customize your experience with the solutions YOU need!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Monday, May 11, 2015

Alternative Board - Group Networking + Solution Creation 

Monday 4-5:30pm

Come prepared to discuss a business decision that you need to make or a professional challenge that you are facing. What is the significance/potential impact? Are you seeking ideas, opinions, alternatives, confirmation? Your fellow members will provide varied and diverse experience and you will go home with at least two takeaways. All participants will benefit from the small and large group discussions. Your small group will form a bond for future networking opportunities. (By June 22nd we will provide attendees with a handout, containing resources to help get you started prior to IPIC.)

 

 

Elevator Pitch Evolution - Speed "Dating" Style

Wednesday 4-5:30pm

What is your "WHY"? What is your Vision Statement? What is your Unique Value Proposition? Come prepared with your 60 second elevator pitch. Work with your fellow members on making it memorable, comfortable and special! (By June 22nd we will provide attendees with a handout, containing resources to help get you started prior to IPIC.)

 

 

How can we increase profits? - World Cafe Networking Event

Thursday 2-3:30pm

Network with your fellow members on up to three topics most relevant to your business. All brainstorming notes (connections, ideas, themes, insights further questions, etc.) on all topics will be shared with the entire group following IPIC. (By June 22nd we will provide attendees with a survey to identify the eight most needed topics.)

“When a few people are gathered and engaged in an issue or question that they really care about in an open-minded way, that collective wisdom emerges.”

– Samantha Tan at the 2008 Girl Scout National Council Session

 

 

 

The Lunch Bunch - Specific Small Group Networking

Thursday 12:30-2:00pm

What topic will send you home with a belly full of ideas and solutions? Choose something that might not be covered elsewhere in the program and would put the cherry on top of your trip. Email brenda@ipiphoto.com with your topic, meeting spot and contact information (email and mobile number) no later than June 19th. Your topic, location and contact information will be included in the program so that other interested attendees will join you for lunchtime discussion.

 

LUNCH SPOTS: 

 

Inside the resort:

  • Food Court (quick, easy + inexpensive) - Starbucks, Slice House, Capriotti's, Fatburger, Panda Express, U-Swirl, Tropical Smoothie Cafe
  • Grand Cafe
  • Turf Grill (casual burger joint)
  • Feast Buffet ($9.99)
  • Pizza Rock
  • Tides Seafood + Sushi

At the District (resort side of the street):

  • Panera Bread
  • Crazy Pita
  • Rachel's Kitchen
  • Balboa Pizza Company
  • Lucille's BBQ
  • Elephant Bar
  • Kings Fish House
  • P.F. Chang's China Bistro
  • Ben + Jerry's Ice Cream
  • Josie's Frozen Yogurt
  • Coffee Bean + Tea Leaf

At the District (opposite side of the street):

  • Whole Foods Market
  • Lyfe Kitchen
  • Settebello Pizzeria
  • Cheesecake Factory

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IPIC 2015: Make Legal Money After Dark + Score More Outside the Store

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Monday, May 11, 2015

Join IPI Member Rick O'Connor for two sessions at IPIC 2015!

 

How to Make Legal Money After Dark 

Forget credit card mileage programs - pay for your next trip by engaging new customers through events and get paid for your own marketing! Possibilities for event photography abound in our current culture. This session will help you identify these opportunities and what you need to get started, plus show you how to make it happen, day and night.

 

Score More Outside the Store

Every day, everywhere, a variety of sports activity is taking place. Opportunity to cash in on this recreation can take many different forms. Sports Photography is a broad term and our speaker has experienced the entire spectrum. Come learn details of how to approach this elephant with just the tools you already have.

 

Rick O'Connor has lived the change from file to digital and his photo business in Spokane, WA evolved from exclusively retail photo to sports & events throughout the western U.S. As a 30+ veteran football and basketball referee, he has unique insight in how to approach sports and event photography. Involved in his community through church, Rotary, various boards and sports, he has a desire to help others succeed and his greatest satisfaction in being able to work side-by-side his five children.

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Interactive Keynote on the Future of Experiential Retail at IPIC 2015

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Monday, May 4, 2015
Nadia Shouraboura of Hointer will be our keynote speaker on Tuesday, July 21st during our 8:30-11:30am session. She will discuss how Hointer reinvented the customer shopping experience and will interact with the audience and answer questions. As a current Director on the Supervisory Board for Cimpress, Nadia brainstorms the future of the print industry. Nadia also spent eight years as a Technology Vice President at Amazon.

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Create a Professional-Looking Video in Minutes!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The first of 50 University breakout sessions have been announced! We expect several more to follow in the next week or two. Have you registered for IPIC yet? 

 

  

Create a Professional-Looking Video in Minutes! with Erin Manning

 

Using an iPhone or iPad and the iMovie app, create fun marketing videos to highlight your products and services. Then take your customers' home movies to the next level so that they can easily be shared with family and friends. You'll be surprised at how professional they look!

 

Erin Manning is a professional photographer, author, educator and media personality. Television viewers know Erin best as the digital photography expert and host of DIY Network's Telly Award-winning TV series, "The Whole Picture." She enjoys helping people understand photography and technology and is known for her clear, friendly teaching style.

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Please Welcome Randall Adger!

Posted By Vincent Rennie, Friday, April 24, 2015

 

Please join us in welcoming brand new member Randall Adger along with his entire staff at DCI Photography!

DCI Photography is located just down the highway from the IPI Headquarters in the city of Boulder City, Nevada, and we are excited to have them join our community.

 

Check out their website by clicking on the link below:

 

 

DCI Photography is a full service studio. DCI Photography does sports photography, portraits, one-hour photo processing,senior portraits, weddings, passports, photo restorations, christmas cards.

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Do You Have A Constant Contact Account?

Posted By Vincent Rennie, Thursday, April 23, 2015
Updated: Friday, April 24, 2015

Are You Missing Out On Incredible Savings?

 

Do you have a Constant Contact account? If so, did you sign up under IPI for a partner account?

 

Signing up for a Constant Contact account under IPI can save you up to 25%! If you have a Constant Contact account but did not sign up under IPI, take action now to take part in these great savings.

 

Email partnersupport@constantcontact.com. Give them your username and password and let them know that your account needs to be under IPIPhoto

 

If you don't have Constant Contact, click on the link to the right to find out why you should sign up today!

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IPIC 2015: Unparalleled Schedule of Outstanding Education + Profitable Opportunities

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Tuesday, April 21, 2015

REMARKABLE 2015 PROGRAM!    

 

Sunday, July 19th - Arrive in Las Vegas 

 

Monday, July 20th

  • Introducing The Vision Project (see video)
  • Discover Your WHY
  • Mobile Solutions for Your Customers + Staff 
  • Engaging Customers with Education + Events
  • 100 Day Challenge Kick-Off
  • How This Year's MSP WILL BLOW YOUR MIND
  • Signature Product Launches
  • Sports Tournament Boot Camp Introduction
  • IPIC University - 21 Revolutionary Topics
  • Alternative Board Group Problem Solving Activity
  • Creative Mobile Photography Instawalk

Tuesday, July 21st

  • Effective + Hands-Off Marketing Solutions:
    • Video
    • Email
    • Social Media
    • Digital Signage
  • New Supplying Partners to Grow Your Business
  • The Future of Experiential Retail
  • Event Photography + Photo Booth Boot Camp Introduction
  • IPIC University - 14 Emerging Topics
  • Supplying Partner Madness Extreme Buying
  • Trade Show Floor Open

Wednesday, July 22nd

  • Official Member Meeting Breakfast
  • Group Photo
  • Trade Show
  • Speed "Dating" Elevator Pitch Activity
  • Member + Supplying Partner Appreciation Dinner
  • IPIC 2015 Networking Celebration!

Thursday, July 23rd  

  • IPIC University - 14 Innovative Topics
  • Looking One Year into the Future:
  • Intensive + Specific Small Group Networking
  • World Cafe Large Group Networking Activity
  • Membertainment! Excursions to Las Vegas Destinations

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What's New at IPIC in 2015?

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WE'RE OBSESSED!  

 

At IPIC 2015 we're ridiculously obsessed with revolutionizing our members' businesses through cutting edge education, binge networking and targeted trade show interactions.

 

 

 

As part of the Vision Project, we will launch new solutions for your business - ALL WEEK LONG!

  • The Vision Project Concept 
  • Consumer education & events  
  • New 100 Day Challenge with an open house theme 
  • New, signature product concepts 
  • Technology solutions 
  • Video marketing 
  • Boot camp & immersion training for turn-key, proven-revenue business model implementation 

 

Three large group networking activities designed to inspire, problem solve & foster relationships.

 

1.     Discuss decisions members are facing in the Alternative Board exercise on Monday.

2.     Work on your elevator pitch and what makes your business unique in our Speed "Dating" exercise on Wednesday.

3.      Discuss member determined business topics and brainstorm new solutions in the World Cafe exercise on Thursday. 

 

Creative Mobile Photography Instawalk on Monday evening (Space is limited. You must select this session when registering to reserve your seat.)  

 

Membertainment! on Thursday afternoon/evening - Take a bus to one of three Las Vegas tourist and dining locations. (Space is limited for each bus. You must indicate your choice when registering.)

 


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Congratulations, Fullerton Photographics!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Congratulations to Gaby Mullinax and team at Fullerton Photographics for winning the Small Business Award from the Fullerton, CA Chamber of Commerce! http://bit.ly/1aZLJ0g

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Please Welcome Gerri Medley!

Posted By Vincent Rennie, Tuesday, April 14, 2015

 

Please join us in welcoming brand new member Gerri Medley along with the entire staff at Iris Magic Photo Studios from Morgantown, West Virginia!

We are excited to have them join our community.

 

Check out their website by clicking on the link below:

 

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Please Welcome Paul Atkins!

Posted By Vincent Rennie, Wednesday, April 1, 2015

 

Please join us in welcoming brand new member Paul Atkins along with his entire staff at Atkins Photo Lab from Kent Town, Australia!

We are excited to have them join our community.

 

Check out their beautiful website by clicking on the link below:

 

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Please Welcome Alex Noone!

Posted By Vincent Rennie, Tuesday, March 10, 2015

 

Please join us in welcoming brand new member Alex Noone and his staff at Pixels Plus from New South Wales, Australia!

We are thrilled to have them join our community.

Check out their website at:

 

http://pixelsplus.com.au/

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Congratulations to Neil and Hana Hoversten!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Monday, March 9, 2015

Congratulations to members Neil and Hana Hoversten on their retirement! We would like to thank Neil, a Past Chairman of IPI, for all of his dedication and contributions to the organization over the years. We will miss his involvement going forward, but know that they will keep in touch as they embark upon a very exciting new chapter!

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Please Welcome Frank Moldovan!

Posted By Vincent Rennie, Wednesday, March 4, 2015



Please join us in welcoming new member Frank Moldovan of Fast Frame from Woodland Hills, CA! We are so excited to have Frank as the newest member of our community. Visit Frank's website by clicking on the image below.

 

 



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IPIC 2015: The future of photo retail is here!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Tuesday, February 24, 2015

 

What is The Vision Project?


EXPERIENCE THE FUTURE!

The business opportunities surrounding mobile technology are limitless, but have been mostly undefined - until now! Launching at IPIC 2015 - The Vision Project is a NEW photo retail business model designed for today. Don't miss it!

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IPI member wins 3rd place in Microsoft Small Business Video Contest!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Wednesday, February 4, 2015

IPI member Daniel Jolly of Clear Image in Washington state won a tablet and a year of Microsoft 365. The goal of the contest was to give the, "lessons learned, trials, tears, and victories" of owning a small business. Thank you to everyone for voting daily! Congratulations, Daniel! http://woobox.com/a54o5f 

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IPI member is named "Stocktonian of the Year"!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Wednesday, February 4, 2015

IPI member Tim Ulmer of Ulmer Photo in Stockton, CA was named the 2014 Stocktonian of the Year!

And he continues to earn the praise of his community and do newsworthy deeds!

Congratulations, Tim!

 

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IPI member needs your vote!

Posted By Brenda DiVincenzo, Friday, January 23, 2015

An IPI member has made it to the top 10 for a Microsoft small business video contest! Please watch the video submitted by Daniel Jolly of Clear Image in Washington state and then vote. You can vote once per day through the 30th. The goal of the contest was to give the, "lessons learned, trials, tears, and victories" of owning a small business. http://woobox.com/a54o5f 

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