2017 Conference

Save the date for NECCC photo conference 2017

easy to remember -- July 14, 15, 16 of 2017


JULY 14, 15, 16 2017

at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus 

Please announce this date at your clubs, post it on your websites and Facebook pages. 
Pass this on to other photo enthusiasts. Thank you.

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  • Conference Featured Speaker {KEYNOTE PRESENTATION} (posted)
    • renowned photography Bryan F. Peters0n sponsored by Nikon
    • A contributing editor at Popular Photography and Outdoor Photographer magazine, he is also the founder of the world’s number one on-line school: Bryan Peterson’s School of Photography at www.bpsop.com
  • Photographic Loaner Equipment (Posted) 
    • NEW FOR 2017, The Vendor area Will open at 10am on Friday July 14th 
      • Hunts Photo and Video will open 2 hours early this year with great bargains and early bird specials.
      • Other Vendor’s Opening Times May Vary
      • More Than 30 Vendors with Great Products (Cash or Credit/Debit Cards Accepted)
    • Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony, and Tamron will have their top of the line equipment (cameras, and lenses) available for attendees to borrow. 
  • List of Programs and Speakers (Posted)
  • Program Descriptions (Posted) 
  • Speakers' Notes (posted) 
  • Speakers Biographies (To posted at the end of March)
  • Current Conference Schedule (To posted at the end of May)
    • Click on the PDF or the EXCEL schedule
  • Special Events (Posted) 
  • Social media contest (Details to posted at the end of April)
  • Model Photography Information
    • Photographs of the models(to be posted at the end of June)

    • 2017 Model Photo Competition(to be posted one week after the conference) 
      • Photos for the Models Portfolios may be sent directly to the email addresses that will be posted with their photos on the Campus Center lower level next to model room 176. For questions please email Chairman Skip Hoyt, MNEC at skiphoto@comcast.net 
    • 2017 Model Photo Contest winning images (posted after the conference, around mid-October 2017)
    • For Models
      • For questions please email Chairman Skip Hoyt, MNEC at skiphoto@comcast.net 

      • Status
    • Sigma Showcase Contest 
        • Contest opens mid-June for all paid registrants. You may enter one open category digital image sized 1024x768. An email will be sent to each registered attendee with a link to the online contest, entry instructions, and additional details. This contest is in addition to the regular conference competition. Judged by Sigma representatives, the images of the 40 finalists and the first and second place winners will be shown at the Sigma table in the vendor area. Sigma lenses will go to the first and second place winners. NECCC thanks Sigma for their support and sponsorship of this conference.
      • Sigma Showcase Winners (to be posted after the conference)
    • Door Prize Extravaganza (posted, prizes as of March 29th) 
      • Come to the conference and you may go home with a brand new camera or lens as well as many other great prizes from NECCC, our sponsors, and vendors. In the past five conferences our attendees were the recipients of over $50,000 in our door prize extravaganza.  Full prize information will be listed by June 15th.
    • Conference Guidelines (Posted)