A Renaissance in Framing
It's no wonder the professional framing community chooses PPFA as its annual convention. PPFA 2009 offers innovative products at the Face to Face Showcase reception, timely and relevant seminars focused on your business development, technical courses for sharpening skills, and the opportunity to renew your certification status. At PPFA 2009, we bring you the techniques and strategies needed to develop the niche services for success.

President's Welcome

Is your framing business in need of a Renaissance?

Then join us March 3-5 at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., for three days of PPFA seminars, keynote luncheons, and the annual all-member meeting.

The annual PPFA Face-to-Face Showcase Reception is on Tuesday, March 3. The PPFA International OPEN and PRINT Framing Competition will be displayed at PMA 09, where attendees can enjoy viewing them ... continue

Fran Gray, MCPF
Roney's Creative Picture Framing
2008 PPFA President

Convention Education

PPFA 2009 features a full program of engaging topics: marketing and promotion, sales, color and design, paper preservation, spacers, framing oversized works, shadow boxes, selling fabric wraps, floater frames, and more!  

All events take place at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel, unless otherwise noted.


The PMA 09 conferences are going paperless for session handouts, as part of our Green Partnership Initiatives.

Event Highlights

Engaging. Dynamic. Thought provoking. PPFA 2009 features several keynote addresses from leading industry members that are designed to inspire, inform, and entertain all while fueling up with lunch.

Use PPFA 2009 as your opportunity to earn the framer’s mark of excellence and advance your framing career with PPFA Certifications.

PPFA 2009 International Framing Competition
This industry acclaimed competition returns to celebrate framing excellence and talent. A season's worth of preparation and judging has led to Las Vegas as framers take this opportunity to shine. Discover methods, be inspired by fellow framers, and even vote for your favorites as the PPFA 2009 International Framing Competition is on display in the Upper West Lobby.

Face-to-Face Showcase Reception
Tuesday, March 3 ■ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Join your fellow framers for the annual PPFA Face-to-Face Showcase Reception – it has a fun, casual atmosphere; refreshments; and tabletop vendor displays! Admission is $25 members/$30 non-members. No charge with an All Conference Connection Pass; registration is required.

PPFA Renaissance Luncheon and All-Member Meeting
Tuesday, March 3 ■ 12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Results of the PPFA Board of Directors 2009-2010 election will be announced. Be an active part of your association – be sure to vote! Winners of the annual PPFA Service Awards and PPFA Membership Contest will be announced. Admission is $35 members/$45 non-members. No charge with an All Conference Connection Pass; registration is required.

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