September UberPUG with Joe Buissink and Jim Collins

You’re invited to join us for our first Chicago UberPUG, a very special PUG event featuring Joe Buissink and CEO Jim Collins.

What is an UberPUG? It’s an event focused on inspiring and educating professional photographers. It’s an evening that celebrates the community you’ve created. Come connect at our welcome mixer then get inspired and motivated by two all-new presentations.

Food will be provided as well as an open bar!

Monday, September 20th, 2010
6-6:30 Welcome Mixer
6:30 – 8:30 Presentations
Location: Carnivale, 702 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60661
There is street parking or $5 valet

This event is open to all photographers so feel free to bring a friend. Just make sure to RSVP so we know how many to expect.

Joe’s Topic –
Keeping it real in an increasingly challenging world.  These last couple of years have been tough – even for me.  The economy has had an impact on the whole space, including the high end.  In this all new presentation, using images shot over the course of the last 18 months, including some from just a few weeks ago, we’ll talk about the adjustments I’m making to reinvigorate my business, keep my passion and keep making money making pictures.  I love this business with all my soul and I want to give folks a shot in the arm or a kick in the butt to improve their skills, make some needed changes and get moving again.

Jim’s Topic –
He’s the photographer.  I’m a business man.  In this short, four slide presentation I’m going to walk you through some top tens.  Top 10 Bad Things Photographers do in Marketing.  Top 10 Marketing Tips for Photographers.  Top 10 bad business habits.  Top 10 ways to improve.  I’ve built these based on conversations with quite literally, thousands, of photographers.  They’re designed to give you some practical things you can do right away to improve your business.


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