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PPFA 2017 - At-A-Glance Schedule

Sheila Pursglove

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PPFA 2017 Convention
January 22-25, 2017 Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
At the West Coast Art & Frame Expo/The National Conference

Saturday, January 21, 2017
1:00 PM-4:30 PM A7116 Certified Picture Framer (CPF) Exam
5:00 PM-6:00 PM A7163 Meeting for PPFA Recertification Course Instructors

Sunday, January 22, 2017
8:30 AM-11:00 AM Chapter Leaders Conference Session 1
9:00 AM-11:00 AM A7137 Simple Strategies for Local Marketing – Meg Glasgow
11:45 AM-1:00 PM A7185 Keynote Luncheon: Creating a Collection – The Inspiration Behind the Design
Keynote Speaker: Paula Jackson
Sponsored by Larson Juhl and WCAF
1:15 PM-2:30 PM A7009 PPFA Member Meeting
3:30 PM-5:00 PM A7182 Creating Preservation Storage: Protection Beyond Display – Hugh Phibbs
Sponsored by Tru Vue
3:30 PM-5:00 PM A7119 Introduction to the Certified Picture Framer (CPF) Exam – Ellen Collins, MCPF
3:30 PM-5:30 PM A7135 Face Mounting and Acrylic Sandwiches – Chris Paschke, CPF, GCF
5:30 PM-7:30 PM A7003 Welcome to Vegas Reception/PPFA Meet & Greet

Monday, January 23, 2017
9:00 AM-12:00 PM A7142 French Style Mats for Contemporary Designs – Linda Wassell, MCPF
11:30 AM-1:00 PM Chapter Leaders Conference Session 2
1:00 PM-3:00 PM A7149 Super Staff: Hiring and Training a Great Sales Design Team – Kirstie Bennett
1:30 PM-3:30 PM A7181 Preservation: Where to Look and What to Trust – Hugh Phibbs
3:30 PM-5:30 PM A7144 Fans, Feathers, and Fluff – Ellen Collins, MCPF
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4:00 PM-6:00 PM A7183 Fit and Finish: Getting it Right the First Time – Viola Baldwin, MCPF

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
8:00 AM-9:00 AM A7008 Competition Judges Meeting
9:00 AM-12:00 PM A7175 Photographing Framed Images for Advertising and Social Media – Mark Wallenfang, CPF
11:30 AM-1:00 PM Chapter Leader Conference Session 3
1:00 PM-3:00 PM A7172 Beyond Framing 101 – Textiles – Ellen Collins, MCPF; Joyce Michels, MCPF
1:00 PM-3:00 PM A7184 Framing with Standard Sizes and Photo Frames – Viola Baldwin, MCPF
3:30 PM-5:15 PM A7156 Frames for Heroes – Joyce Michels, MCPF
3:30 PM-5:15 PM A7162 Framing Oversized Objects – Hugh Phibbs
5:30 PM-6:30 PM A7186 Competition Awards Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Tru Vue.
Judges awards by Frank’s Fabrics, SoftTouch Solutions, Vermont Hardwoods, Larson Juhl, PFM
7:00 PM-9:00 PM A7180 PPFA Presidents Dinner
Sponsored by Encore and WCAF

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
8:30 AM -12:30 PM A7117 CPF/MCPF Recertification Course – Ellen Collins, MCPF; Joyce Michels, MCPF
9:00 AM-11:00 AM A7139 Clear Film Mounting and Direct Contact Overlay (DCO) – James Miller, MCPF, GCF
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9:00 AM-12:00 PM A7167 Bevels, Papers and Profit – Russ Wood
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10:00 AM-2:00 PM A7118 MCPF Exam, offsite

All non-business classes are eligible for MCPF Continuing Education Credit – and are open to all framers.

Classes fill fast! To register, visit www.wcafshow.com
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