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Successful Programs

In the spring of 2010, we asked chapter presidents to describe their most successful programs. When you are looking for ideas, peruse this list to see whether any of these concepts might work for you. And, if you develop a program that's not represented here, please share it using this handy form.


Show any 3 columns from this list
  Number of people needed for planning
  Number of people needed on site
  Venue requirements
  Cost to the chapter
  Price to attendees
  Open vs members-only
  Chapter contributed by
plus the event title with a link to more details.


To sort the list, click on a column title.

PlanOn siteVenue reqCostFeesOpen toChapterProgram Title
11coffee shop or diner0freepublicWestern NYPhotographers Round Table Breakfast
13studiofood & drinkmembersCentral VA1 Day/1 Photo
14auditoriumcateringfreepublicChicago MidwestSoup Kitchen & Town Hall Meeting
34studiofood & drinkfreepublicTennesseeEquipment for video shoots
33studiofood & drink; honorarium for judgesmembers $5, guests $10members & guestsOhio North CoastHoliday Shoot-out
11camera store$250 honorarium for speaker, sometimes$5 suggested donationpublicNew JerseySalon
24studio$2500-3000freepublicCentral VAOff The Clock juried exhibition
24studiofood & drinkmembers free, others $15publicCentral VARight Brain/Left Brain
1pub0freepublicAtlantaIdea Jam
10studiofood & drink; door prizes; donation to PPRfreepublicAtlantaPhoto Assistant Challenge
24studiochair rentalfreepublicBaltimore3-2-1 Party
23studiofood & drinkpublicAtlantaSpeed Portfolio Review
13studiochair rental, food & drinkmembers $10, others $15; students & assistants $5publicOregonSpeed Mentoring
boardboardauditoriumcatering, outside registration service$15, students freepublicSouth CarolinaExperience Light
10studio$400 plus food & drinkmembers $10, others $15publicSan DiegoPoppin' Pixels: Exploring HDR with Holly Nelson-Kramer
3-42studiofood & drinkfreepublicAtlantaHow to survive the early years
board3café or bar$300-400freemembers & guestsSouth FloridaOpen Screen Night
21studiofood & drink; $50 honoriarium for judgesmembers $5, nonmembers $20, students $10publicOhio North CoastSpeed Portfolio Review
22auditoriumfood & drinkfreepublicTennesseePanel discussion on Emerging Markets