Get your feet in early
Get involved and Get your knowledge on!
NEPPFA will be hosting a framing event for all picture framers across New England and Upstate New York.
Monday June 6, 2016 – 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
The Sturbridge Host Hotel
366 Main Street – Sturbridge, MA 01566
Tickets are no longer available, as this event has passed.
Jump in with both feet!
NEPPFA invites you to join us for a get together with other professional picture framers on June 6th for a day of education, competition, a vendor showcase, and networking. This all day event will include 3 different interactive and educational discussions and seminars.
“Weird Mounting Solutions”
Seminar and Demonstration
Cliff Wilson – Framed In Tatnuck
Tips and techniques for mounting unusual and unique objects and works on paper.
10:00 am – 11:45
“Focus on Facebook”
Discussion and Hands On
Ed Pioli – Walden Framer
Learn how to use Facebook to build relationships, your brand and your business by creating engaging content and effective Posts.
11:45 – 12:45
Lunch Break 12:45 – 2:00
“Boutique vs. Big Box”
Larry Pearl – Newburyport Framers
A practical guide to real life strategies for competing and surviving with the big box picture framers.
2:00 – 3:00
Vendor Table Top Showcase
Our generous sponsors will be showing their wares. Come see whats new and what specials they may be offering.
3:30 – 5:00
Light snacks will be served during the Vendor Showcase.
OPEN COMPETITION WINNERS
We will be awarding ribbons for the 2017 OPEN framing competition. Talk with the winners and learn what goes into a winning entry and how they did it.
General Business Meeting
We will need a few minutes of your time for a brief business meeting. Learn what is new with the PPFA and your local chapter.
Answers & Ideas
Ask any question you want to the room. Get answers from your fellow experts or perhaps it is you that has an answer for someone else.
5:00 – 7:00
Free before May 23rd – After May 23rd $25.
(Registration closes June 4th)
We invite you to bring a friend and join us for a relaxing and fun day of conversation with fellow framers and business owners.
A special thanks to our generous sponsors:
AMCI Regence, Craft Inc, Crescent, Decor, DonMar, Elmers, Evonik Acrylite, Fall Woodcrafts, Fletcher-Terry, Fotiou, Frametastic, Larson-Juhl, Lineco, Logan, Nielsen-Bainbridge, Omega, Presto, Smallcorp, Studio, Tru-Vue, Vermont Hardwoods, and more!