This is a once a year event aimed at advertising, commercial and editorial photographers.
Registration for this portfolio review is staggered. PRO and LEADER level APA members can begin registration on Monday, 10/2.
All other APA members can begin registration on 10/4, and the general public is welcome to register on 10/9.
Not a member or want to upgrade? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BEFORE Completing this step, please apply for acceptance to the reviews by emailing a link to your website to email@example.com.
This FREE cursory review will be completed by an affiliate APA chapter and attendees will be notified of acceptance within 24 hours.
UPON COMPLETION of this registration, we will contact you a week before the event to choose your top 5 preferred reviewers (we are still confirming reviewers).
Choices will be awarded in the order you register.
Full Details at www.apadc.com
The Reviewers (alphabetical by company):
1. Jill Foley – AARP
2. Caroline Sheen – Air and Space Magazine
3. David Sanchez – APCO Worldwide
4. Tina Caye – Capitol One
5. Corey Lawrence – Discovery
6. Jamin Hoyle – Freelance
7. Louise Salas – Freelance
8. Stacy Swiderski – Freelance
9. Cambell Kawka – ISL
10. Claudia Barac-Roth – Marriner Marketing
11. Gretchen Carswell – MDB Communications
12. Nicole Cantarella – Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
13. Julie Hau – National Geographic
14. Kai Fang – Ogilvy Washington
15. Shawn Huddleston – Rosetta Stone
16. Bill Cutter – Smith Gifford
17. Kevin Richards + Jason Free – Subject Matter
18. Jeff Campagna – Smithsonian Magazine
19. Anna Marina Savvidis – Washingtonian Magazine
More Reviewers to Come!
There are several steps in the process, so please read and follow each step completely. Questions?
Step 1) Submit your Website for Consideration.
In order to keep these reviews as competitive as possible, all participants are required to submit their websites for acceptance into the reviews. Website reviews will be conducted by an affiliated APA chapter representative and participants will be notified within 24 hours of submitting whether or not they have been accepted. If you were accepted to the review last year, no need for this, go straight to Step 2.
Submit your website to: firstname.lastname@example.org at any time for review. There is no application fee.
Step 2) Register.
Upon acceptance, register as soon as your membership allows (i.e. Pro and Leader levels on 9/25.) There are a limited number of attendee slots available.
Registration Period Dates:
• Professional & Leader level APA members – Monday, 10/2 and later;
• Other APA membership levels – Wednesday, 10/4 and later;
• General Public – Monday, 10/9 and later.
Step 3) Choose your Reviewers.
After registering, we will contact you to choose your top 5 preferred reviewers the week before the event (we are still confirming reviewers). Choices will be awarded in the order you register.
Registration ends at midnight on October 13th. Final schedules will be sent to attendees by Monday October 16th at the latest. We will do everything we can to accommodate participant’s selections but we cannot guarantee specific reviewers.
Step 4) Preparation
We will share tips and strategies leading up to the portfolio reviews as well as updates to our list of reviewers via our social media. Please follow us!
Step 5) Attendance
The reviews will begin promptly at 7 pm. Dupont Underground is in the heart of Dupont Circle, located down the stairs to the right of Starbucks. There is garage parking nearby, as well as easy access to METRO’s Dupont Circle Station via the RED line. Please give yourself time to come in and get settled before the event begins. The venue is literally on Dupont Circle with many food options around. Drinks will be available for purchase at the bar in Dupont Underground.
APA Insurance Services (AIS) offers excellent equipment, liability and rental coverage.