Why Attend


The Premier Industry Event for Wedding & Portrait Photographers and Wedding Filmmakers

The annual WPPI Conference + Expo specializes in the creative and business aspects of wedding and portrait photography and filmmaking. Each year, thousands of professional and aspiring photographers and filmmakers attend WPPI to network, learn new techniques from industry leaders, build new relationships to grow their business, experience new products, gear, and solutions from the world’s top photo suppliers, improve their productivity, and enjoy the many attractions in Las Vegas. The 2019 WPPI Conference + Expo will take place at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV February 25-March 1, 2019.

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  • Dates for WPPI 2019 have been announced! The conference will take place February 25-March 1, 2019, with the expo running February 27-March 1, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Why Attend WPPI

WPPI is a week-long event combining educational seminars with a major industry trade show and networking events, all designed around learning the latest techniques, building new relationships and growing a business in a friendly, fun environment – all at one time, in one place.

At WPPI, you will:

  •  Learn superior technical skills and new shooting styles
  •  Build new relationships to grow your business
  •  Experience new products, photo gear, and solutions from major manufacturers
  •  Discover competitive and affordable ways to grow your business
  •  Meet some of the world’s finest photographic instructors
  •  Make an investment in yourself and your future

Network With Fellow Professional Photographers at our Special Events

Not only does WPPI feature a robust education schedule and an expansive expo show floor, it offers a full schedule of special networking events, including:

  • Live Print, Album & Filmmaking Judging
  • The Honors of Excellence Award Ceremony Sponsored by AcrylicPress.com
  • Fun Run
  • WPPI After Hours events every night at the hottest nightclubs in Las Vegas