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Winter Convention 2023

  • Friday, February 03, 2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • Monday, February 06, 2023
  • 4:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center,


  • David Beckham will be kicking off the event early with a full day course on LED Lighting. This is an added cost to regular registration fee. Check the Winter Convention page for more details on this added learning opportunity
  • Attending only the Awards Banquet? You will need to purchase a meal if you wish to join us for dinner. Event registration includes the meal this is only for BANQUET ONLY attendees.
  • Non Member Guest Registration.
  • Aspiring photographers enrolled in a photography program and instructors are welcome to attend! Does NOT include Banquet Meal or any meals.
  • PPI Board Member Registration
  • PPI Life Member Registration
  • PPI Member Registration. Does NOT include Pre-Con Day.
  • Speaker at the event

Registration is closed

Winter Convention 2023 

Friday, Feb 3rd - Monday, Feb 6th
Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines

This is the year to level up your business!  Join fellow photographers for top-notch education from some of the best educators in our industry in a variety of topics.  All photographers are welcome to register and attend this in-person event, it is not required to be a PPI member to attend, although we would LOVE to welcome you into the PPI family.  

Other features of this event include multiple opportunities for networking, a vendor trade show, print competition and awards banquet.  Not only that but a costume party shoot out with three shooting bays to get creative and learn hands-on in a fun, casual atmosphere. 

A digital print competition will be hosted prior to the convention. You must be a PPI member to win awards. Be sure to join or renew your membership!

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