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74th Annual NECCC Photography Conference 

July 12, 13, 14 (2019) at UMass Amherst

2019: Learn It, Shoot it, Edit it

Over 90 program sessions to choose from! 
Most by presenters that have never presented at NECCC before, Plus 13 pre-conference workshops, 14 conference workshops, 13 photo walks plus LOTS of hands-on and photo-ops sessions!
July 12 13 14 (2019): Please announce this date at your clubs. 
Please post it on your websites and Facebook pages.  
Pass this on to other photo enthusiasts.  Thank you!

Please note that we put (posted) after items as they are posted to help you differentiate
between live links and placeholders for items to come :-)

  • Online registration https://umass.irisregistration.com/Site/NECCC
  • 2019 NECCC Flyer 2019 (posted)
    • **Please note: Register online and choose "send group registration by mail" if you are registering with your club/group --  this way you can register early for pre-conference workshops, photo walks, housing, etc.  
  • 2019 Conference Schedule (to be posted in May) Click on the version of your choice: 
    • TWO page PDF schedule 
    • OR a smaller print, one-page version) PDF schedule
    • EXCEL schedule 
  • Pre-conference Workshops and Events (posted)
    • This is your chance for three hours of hands-on learning! 
  • Program Descriptions and Speakers Biographies 
    Image Reviews  One of the special opportunities available to attendees at the NECCC Summer Conference is a one-on-one evaluation of your photographs by an experienced, accomplished New England photographer (on Friday morning at the same time as the series of pre-conference workshops) or Conference Speakers (on Friday afternoon, Saturday all day, or Sunday morning).

  • Pre-conference Image Critiques  by accomplished New England Photographers (Posted)
  • Conference Image Critiques by Conference Speakers (Posted) 
  • Special Conference Workshops (Posted)
  • Special Sunday photo walks (Posted)
  • 2019 NECCC Conference Daily Event Timetable (Posted)
  • NECCC 2019 photography conference app (coming soon)
    • Click for instructions & download link  FYI, You can save the app to your phone and use it even when the internet is poor
  • Conference Featured Speaker (keynote) sponsored by Nikon 
    • Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom will present the keynote address “The Power and Passion of Photography” at the 74th Annual NECCC Photography Conference 

    • Future NECCC Speakers
      • Would you like to present at the 2020 NECCC annual photo conference? 
      • The conference has ~1000 attendees making NECCC a great place to present your photography at, sell your books and DVDs and/or educate photographers about your workshops. The New England Camera Club Council (NECCC) is a nonprofit umbrella group for camera clubs in the New England states (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont). 
      • We are always looking for new educational programs with impact and energy. Send in your program idea here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/speakatNECCC
    • Special Events (LOTS!)
    • Video about the conference 
    • Social media contest 
        • Photographic Loaner Equipment (Posted)
          • Photographic Trade Show (2018 version until we update with 2019)
              • The Vendor area Will open at 10am on Friday July 12th 
                • 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)
                • Bring your used equipment to sell or trade-in
              • Canon, Fuji, Lensbaby, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony, Tamron are loaning equipment at the Vendors’ Tables Located in Lower Level of the Campus Center 
              • Speaker and Conference Event Sponsors (Placeholder until we update with 2019)
              • Door Prize Extravaganza (placeholder until we update with 2019) 
                • 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 $70,000 in our door prize extravaganza.  Full prize information will be listed by mid-June.

              • Model Photography Information
                • For Conference Attendees

                  • Photographs of the 2019 models - Page 1 and Page 2 (to be Posted in June) 

                  • 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 the model room 176. For questions please email Chairman Skip Hoyt, MNEC at skiphoto@comcast.net  
              • Digital Projected Image Competition (will open for entries May 1, 2019)

              • Area Hotels (Click link and then click on ara hotels tab) 


              online registration will close on 7/8, but you can still register onsite at the conference. If you want you can even print out this paper registration form and bring it with you  
              Show up at 8am Friday if you would like to register for a pre-conference workshop.
              Programs begin 12:30pm Friday. Some vendors will be open 10am
              There is also a one day Friday only and a one day Saturday only registration

              To register please come to the Registration Table located on the 2nd floor concourse of the UMass Campus Center Friday, July 13: 8AM - 6PM or Saturday, July 14: 7:30AM - 12PM