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JULY 24-26

2017

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2017 SUMMER PSU LIVE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

July 23rd - Check In

5:00pm-9:00pm

Attendee Check In & Social at the A LOFT Bar & Lounge

Check in early and roll the dice for the grand prize giveaways & pick up your swag bag and playbook!

July 24th - Day One

8:30am-9:00am

Attendee Check In

If you did not get a chance to check in the night before you can check in before the class starts on day one!

9:00am-9:30am

What Is Your Why? Motivate & Inspire! - Shaun DeMint

Before you can be successful in both your business and in life you need to know your "Why".

 

Everything has changed in the photography market and Shaun DeMint will kick off the workshop with an eye opening and motivational class that will put you back in the right mind set and steer you in a new direction!

9:30am-10:30am

Branding Your Business Intentionally For Success - Shaun DeMint

The one thing that we as sports photography companies don't do is brand our businesses successfully.

 

In this in depth class Shaun DeMint will show you how to bring your business into the market the right way so that you connect with your customers.  You will learn how your image and how you present your brand also affects sales and potential business opportunities.

30 Min Breakout Session - Take a Break & Visit the Vendor Tables

11:00am-12:30pm

Purpose Driven Sales For Youth Leagues - Don Wrenn

Don Wrenn is a walking success story with how he has taken a part time job and turned it into a big business in just a couple years!

 

It all starts with purpose driven sales and techniques that Don has perfected in his business and is ready to share with you his knowledge on how you can get every league to say "YES!" to you to take their league photos every time!

 

This class is a PSU LIVE workshop favorite that you don't want to miss!

1 Hour Lunch Break  - SPONSORED BY PHOTO SOLUTIONS

1:30pm-2:30pm

The SportsPRESS Program - Robert Dungan

PSU LIVE is very excited to announce that the we have a new speaker addition for the event coming up in July! Robert Dungan has blazed a new trail using custom templates, the SportsPress Program and Next Gen to energize his market!

 

The best part about this is that because of what he is doing with the SportsPress Ads he has found a way to eliminate paying commissions and even slash his lab bill! If you want to learn how you can do the same thing you can only see this class at the PSU LIVE Workshop in July, so register today! This class alone is worth the price of admission!

2:30pm-3:30pm

Photo Day Preparation - Marketing, Staffing & More! - Don Wrenn

We all know they saying, you don't prepare to lose you only prepare to win.  Don will take you through the very important process of marketing your photo day so that it is successful, how to staff a photo day correctly to get the best work-flow and other items that you should be doing to get prepared for a successful photo day.

30 Min Breakout Session - Take a Break & Visit the Vendor Tables

4:00pm-5:00pm

The Ultimate Photo Day Setup - Shaun DeMint

Show Up & Show Off!  If you want to have the best setup in your market you need the Ultimate Photo Day Setup!

 

Shaun will show you what it takes to have the wow factor on photo day and then take you to see an actual photo day setup with a live walk-through!  This class is a PSU LIVE favorite!

Live Demo By:

5:00pm-6:00pm

Panoramics For Profit - Tad Goble

Meet the Panoramic Expert.....Tad Goble. If you do not have an intentionally driven Panoramic program installed in your youth sports business you are missing out on a ton of cash that is just waiting for you to rake in!

 

Tad will walk you through the steps of finding the business and getting the most bang for your buck with each team!

 

His panoramic business alone accounts for more than he does with his team and individuals....and that is huge!

6:00pm-6:30pm

Gold Sponsor Presentation by Ramco

Learn about all of the new products that are available from Ramco during this presentation from one of our Gold Sponsors.  Ramco specializes in full sublimation but they are going to show you some new and exciting products and services that are sure to bring the wow to your product line.  Ramco is also part of the VendorZone so make sure you check them out during the breaks as well!

7:30 pm-9pm AFTER PARTY SPONSORED BY Next Generation Photo Solutions!

Main Event Entertainment

10370 Phillips Hwy, Jax FL 32256

PIZZA, Drinks, Bowling & 30 Mins of FREE ARCADE!

July 25th - Day Two

9:00am-10:00am

Post Photo Day Processing - Work-flow - Don Wrenn

If you are a one man show or you have a staff of 100 people your post photo day work-flow can make or break your business!

 

Don Wrenn will cover the right way to free up your time using effective post photo day processing steps so you have more time to book more jobs and spend time with your family!

10:00am-11:00am

The Capture Life System Demonstration - Jeff E. & Zach H.

11:00am-11:30am

The Ultimate Chroma Key & Processing Software - Damon Bell

Is your company becoming less relevant to today's parents?  Is your company competing with every consumer that has a smart phone?  Is your company finding that the old print-driven revenue model is not what customers want?

 

All that changes right now with Capture Life!  It's simple. There are no setup costs and you can start making money today!

 

In this presentation by Capture Life you will see how you can publish your photos directly to customers' smart phones using a personalized text message and email notifications to make more sales!   The best part is that all future photos are delivered to the same account and can be quickly purchased and sent to print right from their phone!   This technology is a game changer and we are excited to have Capture Life with us at the PSU LIVE Workshop!

 

When it comes to Photoshop plug-ins that will save you time and energy there is one developer that is truly changing the game!

 

Damon Bell, the creator of Pixnub, will be showing you the newest additions to the Pixnub plug-in suite in this product demonstration class.   We are excited to have Damon with us at the PSU LIVE Workshop to show you the amazing things that he has in store for you.

Demo By:

30 Minute Vendor Breakout Session

Lunch Break SPONSORED BY PHOTO SOLUTIONS

1:00pm-2:00pm

High School Sales & Marketing - Mike Luter

In this class you will learn how to intentionally market to your high school sports teams and make some serious money using effective sales and marketing methods.  Mike will also show you how to get the most out of the senior banner program for individuals and panoramics.

 

If you are not already doing player banners for high schools this class is a must for you!  You are missing out on thousands of dollars each sports season!

2:00pm-3:30pm

Green Screen Work flow and Live Demonstration - Shaun DeMint

Everyone is afraid of the BIG GREEN MONSTER!  In this class you will learn how to do green screen the right way! Shaun will walk you through all of the steps to make sure you get a perfect green screen shoot with a live demonstration featuring on site printing with Desktop Darkroom printers!

 

You will also learn the options of post processing your green screen images including a demo of Easy Green Screen by PIXNUB during this class.

Live Demo by:

30 Min Breakout Session - Take a Break & Visit the Vendor Tables

4:00pm-5:30pm

The Next Gen Photo Solutions - Wes Kroninger

Are you tired of spending your days in front of a computer, dealing with training, software, work flow, and staffing issues? If so we have the solution. During this presentation Wes Kroninger will walk you through the Next Gen Photo Solutions sports photography work flow. He will discuss how to incorporate Spotlight Photographics templates into your Next gen work flow as well as how the system integrates with Desktop Digital Labs for a seamless work flow from pre-shoot data management all the way through to lab processing.

 

But the best news is WE do the work for you. Wes will discuss how Next Gen Photo Solutions uses un-tethered bar code scanning, roster management, data entry, custom graphics, design services, and much much more.  Don’t miss this opportunity to free yourself from the wasted time of working without a streamlined system.

Live Demo by:

5:30pm-6:30pm

Introducing Martial Arts Into Your Business - Tad Goble

Sometimes it takes one to really know one....and with Tad Goble that is definitely the case! Tad is not only a Master of the Martial Arts but he is also blazing a trail in Martial Arts Photography that you need to get behind! If you are not already doing martial arts studio photos in your area you are missing out on a great program that is very easy to do!

 

If you don't think that Martial Arts Studios are not looking for you then you are dead wrong!  Martial Arts photography is one of the most profitable and easiest photo days you can book for your business.  Tad will show you how he averages over $100 per person during his Martial Arts photo days during this class at PSU LIVE!

7:00pm-9pm AFTER PARTY SPONSORED BY DDLab!

Finish the day at Wild Wing Cafe -  A social event sponsored by DDLab!

July 26th - Day Three

9:00am-10:30am

Do you know your numbers? You should! - Steven Easley

Steven Easley knows that to run a successful business you need to know your numbers and if you don't know what we are talking about then that means this class is definitely for you!  Learn what you need to do with your business to take it to the next level in profitability and success with this class.

 

Steven has worked for some of the largest corporations in marketing and business consulting from President Obama, Toyota and many other large names so he knows what he is talking about!  Don't leave early....this class can be a big boost for your business!

10:30am-11:30am

Dance Like Crazy! - Mike Luter

If you are looking for a great way to make extra money during your sports off season you really need to take a serious look at dance studio photography.

 

You already have the equipment and it's not as hard as you might think! Learn how to book your next studio, the marketing involved and the process and products that go along with this valuable market that is just waiting for you to take over and add that extra cash during your slow seasons!

11:30am-12:30pm

Sports Action Photography - Tad Goble & Shaun DeMint

There is more than one way that you can shoot action photography and make a profit!  Both Tad Goble and Shaun DeMint has a history of making the most out of big tournaments using a specific approach using requests and on location printing for some of the largest tournaments.

 

Learn how they both take different approaches to the youth sports tournaments and how you can actually make money on action!

OFFICIAL WORKSHOP ENDS - Grand Prize Drawing & Closing

Lunch is on your own, but make sure your back for the DDlab & Next Gen Training!

There is no additional cost for this extra training session...It's Included!

30 Min Breakout Session - Get One Final Look at the Vendors!

Stay after the official workshop ends and join ddlab and Next Gen for in depth training on how their ordering systems work from beginning to end!

2:00pm-3:00pm

DDlab Full Service Training - Brittney Bledsoe

During this section you will be training on the entire workflow from start to finish using the full service processing from DDlab.  Starting with how your order form should be organized, scanned, image processing and all the way through the entire process.

 

If you are interesting in learning how to make sure you get everything done correctly you need to stick around for this class!

3:00pm-3:30pm

DDlab Cuda System Training - Brittney Bledsoe

During this session you will get in depth training on how to use the Cuda ordering system with DDlab.

 

Every step on how you would use this system in your business will be covered in this live demonstration including answering all of your questions on the ordering process using Cuda.

30 Minute Break

4:30-6:00pm

Next Gen System Training - Wes Kroninger

Go step by step through the entire training process of the Next Gen System.  If you want to be part of the Next Gen process this training is vital to you success with their program.