OUR GOAL?

To help you grow and cultivate your business through community-building, hands-on photo walks, classroom talks, small business courses, roundtable discussions, lighting and editing demos and much more!


Is Inspire for you?

 If you want to keep your CREATIVE SPARK burning brightly
• If you are looking for YOUR community, your PEOPLE
• If you need to RECHARGE and gear up
• If you are open to and excited about learning NEW SKILLS
• If you love to SHARE your story and your TALENT
• If you want to work on your CRAZY IDEAS
• If you crave FRESH concepts and exciting GOALS
• If you are ready to LAUGH so much it hurts your sides

Then yes, Inspire is for you!

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inspire creativity

Learn new skills, brush up on old ones, see things through a new lens, play around and create magic


OUR speakers + instructors

(check back here often...we'll be adding to our team throughout the year!)


a super special $500 deal

for the first 50 people who register!
(regular price will be $595 with a maximum of 125 registrations available!)

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Take up to six months to pay for your registration through paypal credit 


Alexsandra Wiciel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paige Brown

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THE SCHEDULE - march 31- april 3 2019

SUNDAY

•  10am to 2pm - Creative Lounge + Registration Meet 'n Mingle
Start off Inspire by sitting down and learning all about our retreat sponsors and partners - registration is open from 12pm to 2pm, with mimosas and snacks

•  3pm to 4.30pm - Welcome session + Keynote talk
Get the retreat deets, meet our Inspire Team, and make sure you get the absolute most out of the next three days with some goal-setting and cultivating balance help from the kickass Heather Vickery

•  5pm to 6.30pm - Breakout Panel Discussion
Sit in on one of our moderated panel discussions on a variety of topics

•  7pm - Fine Art Headshot Hub
Attendee headshots are back, and this time, the fantastic Kenny Clapp is going to provide all attendees with some dope moody and mysterious portraits!

•  7.30pm to 10.30pm - Welcome Party
Throw on your dancing shoes and join us at The Tavern for a night full of tasty food, laughter, live music and ridiculousness! Dinner buffet included.

MONDAY

Breakfast  •
Your option of using one of your two 'American-style Breakfast Buffet' vouchers included with your registration

8am to 10am - Limited Seating - Photo Walks + Hands-on classes  •
Grab your camera and join along as instructors lead photo walks, covering different photographic topics, such as lighting, posing and challenges

9am to 2pm - Creative Lounge + Website/Portfolio Reviews  •
Gear loaner services, sit-in website critiquess, big screen image reviews and more

10.30am to 12pm - Breakout Sessions #1  •
Your choice of a variety of classroom talks and sessions

12pm to 1.30pm - Lunch Buffet  •
Recharge for the second half of your day with good eats & drinks, served in the Creative Lounge

1.30pm to 3pm - Breakout Sessions #2  •
Your choice of a variety of classroom talks and sessions

3.15pm to 4.45pm - Breakout Sessions #3  •
Your choice of a variety of classroom talks and sessions

5pm to 7pm - Photoshop Editing Demo Sit-In Class
Follow along with some of our instructors as they go over their editing workflow

 5pm to 7pm - Limited Seating - Photo Walks + Hands-on classes  •
Grab your camera and join along as instructors lead photo walks, covering different photographic topics, such as lighting, posing and challenges

7pm - Dine Around + Hotel Suite Pizza Party  •
Grab some grub around town with friends new and old, or stay at the hotel and join us for a low-key pizza party ($25 fee, includes all-you-can-eat 'za, salad & beer-until-we-run-out)

9pm to 12am - Informal After Hours  •
Come join us after dinner at The Tavern, with drinks specials, karaoke and unwinding from a busy day enjoying conversation with newly-made friends, while catching up with the old ones! 

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TUESDAY

•  Breakfast
Your option of using one of your two 'American-style Breakfast Buffet' vouchers included with your registration

•  9.30am to 11am - Breakout Sessions #1 
Your choice of a variety of classroom talks and sessions

•  11.15am to 12.45pm - Breakout Sessions #2
Your choice of a variety of classroom talks and sessions

•  1pm to 2.30pm - Lunch Buffet
Recharge for the second half of your day with good eats & drinks, served in The Tavern

•  2.15pm to 4.15pm - Limited Seating - Photo Walks + Hands-on classes
Grab your camera and join along as instructors lead photo walks, covering different photographic topics, such as lighting, posing and challenges

•  4.30pm to 6pm - Breakout Sessions #3
Your choice of a variety of classroom talks and sessions

•  6.30pm to 7pm - Send-off + Thank Yous
Meet everyone back for our final general sessions where we take a look at all we've accomplished and achieved during our week together!

•  7.30pm to 10.30pm - Pajama Trivia Game Night
What better way to spend our last night together than in comfy PJs, getting competitive with some good ol' team trivia, and board games? Start working on putting together your dream teams now...this crowd will battle it out for the glory!

WEDNESDAY

Breakfast  •
Your option of using one of your two 'American-style Breakfast Buffet' vouchers included with your registration

9am to 10.45am - Limited Seating - Photo Walks + Hands-on classes  •
Grab your camera and join along as instructors lead photo walks, covering different photographic topics, such as lighting, posing and challenges

 11am to 1pm - Post-Inspire: Goal-setting round table discussion  •
The BEST way to end your Inspire experience with with a hands-on goal-setting class, to help you take all your learned and taken in this past week, and turn it into a productive to-do list - Heather Vickery will make sure we all leave with a plan-of-action we can stick with! 

Departures throughout the day  •
No need to rush out; take your time, make a pamper-yourself reservation at the on-site spa, and leave at your leisure

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Arrive with goals and ideas - leave with a plan and a community

WHERE WE ARE STAYING 

Celebrating 10 years of Inspire is happening in Connecticut! More details on travel and lodging will be up really soon!


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Past conference photos on this page provided by Nicole Babcock Photography, Alexsandra Wiciel Photography, Paige Brown, and Lori & Erin Photography.