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August 19 Pacific Southwest Chapter
PPFA International Framing Competition
ASAP Moulding
9008 Eton Ave., Canoga Park, CA
Contact: 818-718-1022 

August 24 Southeast Chapter
Study Group for CPF exam, 10:30 a.m.
Lighthouse Art & Frame
Vero Beach, Fla.
Contact:  Sondra Quatraro MCPF:


September 2014

Sept. 6 Wisconsin Chapter
CPF Exam
Menasha, Wis.
Contact: Sarah Beckett at: or 414-431-5050

Sept. 6 North Central and Heartland Chapters
Framing Competition in conjunction with the Wisconsin Chapter event
Contact: Mike Kadlec 507-334-8273

Sept. 7 Wisconsin and Heartland Chapters  
Fall Education Event  
Location: The Frame Workshop of Appleton, Appleton, WI  
Speakers: John Ranes, CPF "Sales Counter Techniques"; 
                      Ellen Collins, MCPF "Mounting"  
Also, annual meeting for Wisconsin & Heartland; & Elections for Wisconsin Chapter.  
PRINT and OPEN Competition for Wisconsin, Heartland, North Central
Everyone welcome, member and non-member 
RSVP:  Sarah Beckett at or 414-431-5050

Sept. 13-15 Southeast Chapter
Framefest Southeast
Embassy Suites Hotel
4955 Kyngs Heath Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746

Jay Goltz: "Going from Surviving to Thriving, How to Take Your Frame Shop to the Next Level"Ken Baur: "Understanding Your Customer -- The Psychology of Selling" and "How to Make Money in Framing"; Hugh Phibbs: "How the Frame Really Functions," and "Hinging Made Safe & Simple"; Andy Langlois: "Fabulous Faux Finishes"; Sondra Quatraro: "Alternative Mat Decoration"

Vendor tabletop showcase: Art Glass, AMPF, Bella (featuring Prisma), Complete Framers Supply, Crescent Cardboard, Fotiou, Garrett, Hoffmann Machinery, Larson Juhl, Lifesaver, Roma, Tru Vue, T Distribution, Valiani & more!

OPEN & PRINT Competition; Ceritified Picture Framer (CPF) exam 

Early bird registration: $149 for all classes & working luncheon with Jay Goltz (Non-members: $181)  
Contact: Sondra Quatraro, MCPF:


Sept. 14 TriState Chapter
Annual Dinner and Print Competition
The Club at Nevillewood, 1000 Nevillewood Dr.,  Presto, PA 15142
Contact: Cathy Scott, CPF, Haw Thicket Custom Framing, or 412-913-3546

Sept. 20 Cascades Chapter
Framing Competition and CPF Exam
OPEN & PRINT CompetitionArt Heads Commercial At & Framing
14997 SW Tualatin Sherwood Rd., Suite 104
Sherwood, OR 
Contact: Julia Heinzmann at 
julia@art-heads.com503-544-3381 or 503-957-2395

Sept. 21 National Capital Chapter
Mat Enhancements & Mounting Techniques with Ellen Collins, MCPF
10:30am - 3:00pm
Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Rd,  Herndon, VA
RSVP:  Howard's Art & Frame  (800) 899-5410

Sept. 28 North Central and Heartland Chapters
Fall Conference and Vendor Show
Speakers: Greg Perkins and Matt Puchalski
Bloomington Center for the Arts (BCA)
1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd.
Bloomington, MN 55431-3027
Contact: Mike Kadlec 507-334-8273


October 2014

Oct. 4 Deep South Chapter
OPEN and PRINT Competition
Details: TBA

Oct. 11 Deep South Chapter CPF Exam
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Charles Saucier at

Oct. 12 Cascade Chapter
Cascade PRINT Competition
Art Heads Commercial Art & Framing
Sherwood, OR
Contact: Julia Heinzman at, or 503-544-3381

Oct. 20 New England Chapter
New England PRINT Competition
Tabletop vendor show and Special guest speaker
Red Hook Brewery, Portsmouth, NH

Oct. 26 National Capitol Chapter CPF Exam
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
1256 Dual Hwy.
Hagerstown, MD  21740
Contact:  Ellen Collens, MCPF at or 301-733-2722

November 2014 

Nov. 18  Pacific Southwest Chapter
Details: TBA

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