Get an exclusive look at innovative products and software solutions from dozens of WPPI exhibitors before the Expo officially opens. Mix and mingle in this social setting. It’s an opportunity to network with the media and photography colleagues to make new contacts, develop relationships, get one-on-one advice and explore opportunities. This special event is complimentary for all registered attendees.
Watch, listen and learn as every image is judged by a panel of pro photographers, and discover all the elements that make up award-winning imagery. A Full Platform Pass or VIP EXPO Pass is required to attend.
Exclusively for WPPI Full Platform Pass Holders, VIP Expo Pass Holders and special invited guests. From Photo Booth props to sparkly tops, don’t miss the annual Opening Night Party on Sunday, March 6th at 8:00 p.m. at the legendary Hakkasan nightclub in the MGM Grand. Enjoy a free food buffet, open bar, glitzy photo opps, and dancing to the beats of the DJ. Join your colleagues, WPPI speakers, and partners for the event of the week. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis, so please arrive early and bring your WPPI badge.
Attendees are welcome to stay past 10:00 p.m. without a cover charge when doors open to the public; must be 21 and older (with proof of ID) to attend. Dress to impress! Dress Code Strictly Enforced. Definition of Dress Code Policy: No Sneakers, Tennis Shoes, Work Boots or Sandals (Male) regardless of Brand Name or Value. No Athletic Wear, No Shorts, No Hats (Male).
After Hours at Hakkasan (MGM)
Join your friends for our annual Fun Run. Clip your phone to your clothes for some phenomenal candid shots — you’ll be weaving through the streets of Las Vegas heading towards the fabulous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign. Submit your photos to us for a chance to be featured on the WPPI website! Open to all attendees.
Amp Up Your In-Person Sales
Show your WPPI badge and enjoy 2-for-1 cocktails and the “views” at this upscale, classic lounge; a nightclub alternative that’s perfect for sophisticated relaxation and casual conversation. Age and dress code rules apply.
The most prestigious event of WPPI and annually for wedding and portrait photographers, the Honors of Excellence Awards ceremony is the finale of the conference and attracts over 1,000 photographers to celebrate both emerging and established photographers. A Full Platform Pass or VIP EXPO Pass is required to attend. Sponsored by
Las Vegas Convention Center