IPC Announces Leadership Awards

IPC Announces Leadership Awards

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The International Photographic Council (IPC), a non-governmental organization (NGO) of the United Nations, has announced the recipients of its 12th annual IPC Professional Photographer Leadership Awards. The six winners will be honored at the IPC International Professional Photographers Month luncheon at the United Nations in New York City on Thursday, May 20, at 11:30 a.m.

Each year, IPC presents the awards luncheon to celebrate May, International Professional Photographers Month. “The winners, nominated by professional photography organizations, are chosen for best representing the groups’ criteria and ideals,” says IPC President James Chung. This year, six associations designated honorees: Advertising Photographers of America (APA); American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP); Professional Photographers of America (PPA); Professional School Photographers Association International (PSPA); White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA); and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI).

The 2010 IPC Professional Photographer Leadership Award recipients are:
Advertising Photographers of America (APA): Jim McHugh; American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP): Eugene Mopsik; Professional Photographers of America (PPA): Dennis Craft; Professional School Photographers Association International (PSPA): James Pool; White House News Photographers  Association (WHNPA): Jon Elswick;  Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI): Andy Marcus.

Reservations for the May 20 luncheon at the United Nations must be received by May 3, 2010. To RSVP or obtain more information on the event, contact James Chung at 914.476.1712 or by email at jchung1@prodigy.net.

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