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Reminder: Open Enrollment for ASMP Benefit Partner Association Heath Begins

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ASMP Benefit Partner ASSOCIATION HEALTH offer includes: Great Opportunity for Eligible Members*  Effective dates for open enrollment begin October 8th through January 1st Nationwide PPO Networks (Choice of Doctors and Hospitals and No referrals required) Affordable Premiums Low and High Deductible Plan Options Also available: Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Disability Income, and Long-term Care *Not available in: AK, HI, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT, WA For more information about…

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Join ASMP at PhotoPlus Expo 2018!

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Join us at Photo Plus Expo 2018 where you can learn from industry experts, register for a portfolio review, test drive the latest gear, network with fellow ASMP members and so much more! ASMP Member Discounts: • Register Early and Save on Registrations thru October 24th • Save on the Official Portfolio Reviews at PPE Don’t miss the following great opportunities to connect with ASMP: Networking with ASMP at Booth (#1146) Portfolio Review Consultations at…

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Pros & Aspiring Pros – Complete Survey – Chance to Win $500

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Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends, a leading market research and consultancy firm, is conducting a study with US professional and aspiring professional photographers and videographers to better understand their business, their ownership and use of imaging technology as well as future requirements and interests. The results will be used by leading digital imaging manufacturers to influence the features and products that they offer in the coming months and years. The survey will take 15-30 minutes to…

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Renew Your 2019 Membership in October and Save!

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We are committed to creating great programs for our members and are planning ahead for 2019. Next year we will be celebrating our 75th Anniversary as a trade association that educates, advocates, and provides community for image makers in 2019. Your early commitment to 2019 membership will help us lock in legal, mentoring, and other educational and advocacy programs as well as discounts for products or services you use regularly. To receive a $50 incentive…

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Questions with a Pro: Kathryn Elsesser

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Kathryn Elsesser. Kathryn is a Portland based photographer specializing in editorial, portrait and food photography. Her photography is grounded in the exploration of the world, which has brought her to countless international locations and provided her with a worldly perspective. She sees herself as a people person, which allows her to successfully capture her client’s vision. She also approaches photography as a process of continuing education, which allows her to…

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New Process for Road to Professional Membership

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The ASMP National board, staff, and committees have been working hard to make the path to Professional membership a smoother process. In the past few years, our membership levels have been diminishing, but in order to have a strong, healthy Society, we need to be working hard to gain and retain members – as it is our members who make us who we are. As we studied the process of becoming a Professional member, it became…

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