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Develop 2020

  • July 11, 2020
  • 8:30 AM
  • July 13, 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Stoney Creek Hotel, 18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO, 64055, 816-908-9600
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  • 50% off the full member price! This ticket is only available to student members enrolled at a University or college full time (Membership will be verified before entry is permitted.)
  • MOPPA Member ticket $239
  • Non-Member ticket. (Comes with a complimentary MOPPA membership) Enjoy all the benefits of membership!
  • Price covers banquet costs only, the conference is complementary
  • Can't join us for the whole event? Come PARTY with us for some Fun, Food, and Friendship as you visit with our vendor sponsors. You won't want to miss it! Especially the giveaways! (7PM-10PM)

Registration is closed

Join us for our Annual State photography conference - Develop MOPPA 2020

Friday: Pre-Convention Classes (register separately)


  • Print Competition (All Day)
  • Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Exam (register separately)
  • Opening Keynote 


  • Lighting Techniques - Tony Corbell

  • High School Seniors - Dawn Muncy

  • Fine Art Photography - Tora Anne Thompson

  • Retouching - Mandy Corbell

  • Class - To be determined

  • Hands-on Training led by our instructors

  • Lunch & Dinner Provided

  • Trade Show

  • Shooting Bays for individual practice 

  • Big Party - Celebrating 80 Years as an organization!


  • Class - To be determined

  • Smart Business for Photographers - Bryan Welsh

  • Camera and Lighting Basics - Carl Neitzert and Karen Thaemert

  • Basics (Lightroom, Photoshop, and File Management - 

  • Give-Aways, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Vendor Prizes

  • Awards Banquet Luncheon (lunch included)

  • Annual MOPPA member's meeting

Attendees could win thousands in give-aways and discounts from our sponsors and vendors.  Here you will meet new friends, collaborate with friends, learn from the best.

Class sizes are small enough to have your photography and business needs met.  The instructors continue to teach and help you grow outside of class.  When you eat meals and socialize together, you can be sure to leave with ideas, inspiration, answers and friendships that will help you take the next step in your photography journey.

Stoney Creek Conference Center & Hotel:
Here's what you need to know to book in the room block.
Go to stoneycreekhotels.com
Click the BOOK NOW red button in the upper right
Select "Kansas City" and "Check Availability"
Fill in the number of adults, room and then click on "add code"
Scroll down to "Group Attendee"
In the blank box below Group Attendee, Type "2003MOPPAA"
A new box will open showing you the details for our conference. Click "Show and go to next step"
A calendar will open and it should be self-explanatory from there.

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