Volume Photographers - Get Down to Business!!!

You’re invited to attend the most intensive and comprehensive educational program for Volume Photographers in 2022.  The Volume Photo Academy is where “Photopreneurs” get down to business!

Spend a long weekend with us and get control and GROW your business!  Friday, January 7, thru Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Houston, TX.

  • School underclass programs.
  • Senior Portrait Contracts.
  • Preschools & Early Childhood Centers
  • Youth Sports Leagues & Scholastic sports.
  • Dance, Gymnastics, Martial Arts & Cheer Schools.

We offer highly targeted instruction.  Two skill levels – Entry-Level and Advanced, Enterprise-level programming.  Learn business management skills, sales & marketing, back-office & workflow efficiency from experienced photographers with years of experience. (The full Speaker line-up will be announced soon)

Photographers LOVE our programming because each class is assigned enough time to get down to the details that are often limited in typical convention-style workshops.

Here’s just a taste of what you’ll learn

For “Entry-Level” Volume Photographers:

  • Marketing techniques for high-volume photographers.
  • Learn the proven “Power Sales” program to win contracts of all types.
  • Discover 12 promotions to end the seasonality of your business.
  • Take home school and sports proposal templates that WIN business.
  • Learn why and how to add Yearbooks to your product portfolio.
  • Learn vital Microsoft EXCEL hacks for Volume photographers.
  • Find and capitalize on your competitive advantage.
  • Leverage the best practices in E-commerce & online marketing.
  • Keeping the books. Accounting basics for your business.
  • Participate in Live sales roleplay sessions

For Advanced, Enterprise-level Volume Photographers:

  • Creating a business model that works for you.
  • Scaling your business. Benchmarks for staffing & equipment.
  • Commissions & Rebates. New trends. Changing the playing field.
  • Standard Work. Why it’s critical for your success.
  • Be more than a “just” a salesman to your accounts.
  • Business management issues and how to handle them.
  • Learn the secrets to winning big-account bids and RFP’s.
  • Analyze your financial reports to spot problems and opportunities
  • Employment contracts, Non-compete & Non-Solicitation agreements.
  • Buying & selling a photography business & transitioning for retirement.

AN EXCLUSIVE, PRIVATE PLATFORM. Please note that for the ADVANCED / ENTERPRISE classes, only one company per market area will be permitted to attend.  This provides a more open and free environment for interaction with other attendees without the fear of “educating” your Competition about what you’re doing.  Register early to lock out your competitors.

The Volume Academy is your BEST VALUE in immersive, high-quality education for Volume Photographers. Bring the whole staff!

Now, through Sat. Nov. 27, take advantage of discounted, Early-Bird registration:  

VIP Member Rate:  $249 for the 1st person, $149 for additional persons from your studio.

Non-Member Rate: $279 for the 1st person, $179 for additional persons.

After Nov. 27: Full-price registration will apply to any seats that remain.

VIP Member Rate: $279 – 1st person, $169 additional persons.

Non-Member Rate: $299 – 1st person, $199 additional persons.

Get a $100 Value Bonus FREE with Early-Bird Registration. In addition, get a PDF copy of the 160 pages “Sales & Marketing Handbook for Volume Photographers” 2021 Edition by Chris Wunder, Cr. Photog. ASP, considered by many to be the “bible” of volume photography.

Plus, get a Gift Pack with hundreds of dollars in Free products and services, courtesy of our Sponsors!

Bring your camera! Portfolio Samples Photoshoots with LIVE models.  (Optional Event)

Upgrade your studio samples, website, and marketing collateral with model-released photos you can take under the guidance of one of our experts. Just plug into our lights and shoot.  We’ll have school and preschool-age models, sports models, senior portrait models, and specialty models to work with.  There will be a minimum of six hours devoted to the Model photoshoots, Friday through Sunday.

The additional cost is just $75 per person.

Hotel Rooms are only $99 (+ tax/ nite)

The Academy will be held at the Holiday Inn Houston – Intercontinental Airport. 15222 JFK Blvd. Houston, TX.  77032

  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  • Complimentary HOT breakfast each morning.
  • Free parking. Free internet.

Hotel Rooms are only $99 (+ tax/ nite)

The Academy will be held at the Holiday Inn Houston – Intercontinental Airport. 15222 JFK Blvd. Houston, TX.  77032

  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  • Complimentary HOT breakfast each morning.
  • Free parking. Free internet.

Use this special link to book your room!  CLICK HERE

Deadline for the discounted group rate is: Wed. Dec. 22, 2021.

Will you be flying in?  Save money by flying in on Thursday, Jan. 6, and back out on Tuesday, Jan. 11.  Thursday and Tuesday are off-peak flight days, and fares are often much less on these weekdays.

Still not sure?  Check out our references! We’re highly recommended.  Here’s what other photographers have said about the learning experience and the quality of the instruction from the Volume Photo Academy. (Quotes from Attendee Exit Surveys)

“This program has totally changed my life & business; for the better!”

 “Boot Camp hit every single point for me to feel confident to start this business.”

“This was THE best class I’ve ever taken. I couldn’t imagine it getting any better.

“The amount of information is mind-blowing. Exactly what we needed.”

“I don’t know anywhere else you can get this kind of experience and education.  Invaluable!”

“The info sharing from the presenters will save my studio years of trial and error.”

“Dynamic presenters. Tons of great info. Shared experiences and knowledge.”

“This program exceeded my expectations with a combo of presentations and hands-on experience.”

“Extremely thorough.  Mind-blowing. Flying colors across the board.”

Additional Sponsors & Vendors welcome. Contact Chris Wunder for more information. chrisw@volumeimagingpros.com.  Cell; 704-763-0409.  Mon-Fri. 9 AM-4 PM ET.

THE FINE PRINT:  Registration fees are non-refundable. If you must cancel for any reason prior to 14 days before the event, the amount of the registration you’ve paid will be credited to any future programming or products from the Volume Academy or the Volume Imaging Professionals Association.  In case of program cancellation, refunds and our liability will be limited to the amount of registration fees paid.