Thursday April 11, 2013 at 4:00 PM CDT
Saturday April 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM CDT

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Conference Location

Belvedere Events and Banquets 
1170 West Devon
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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Main Accomodation

Country Inn and Suites
1160 West Devon
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Country Inn

Intensive Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Schaumburg

800 National Parkway
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173


Conference Contact

Cathi Nelson 
The Association of Personal Photo Organizers 
860-904-5365 Ex.103 

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Join us in Chicago!

Guaranteed to take your business to the next level, APPO brings Picture Perfect Profits to Chicago on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 11-13, 2013. Join us for a jam-packed, high-energy conference to help your business soar in 2013!  

The APPO conference will be lively, engaging, creative and personal. Industry experts and successful APPO members can’t wait to give you the confidence, tools and expert tips you need to achieve Picture Perfect Profits.

Everyone is invited! Including current and future APPO members, as well as professionals from other organizations such as professional organizers, direct sellers, senior move managers, professional photographers, retail store owners and more.

For event agenda and speaker topics click here

Conference Overview

Thursday, April 11th

3:00 pm                          Registration opens

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm:       Welcome Reception and Conference Kick off

Friday, April 12th

8:00 am – 4:00 pm:         General Session
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm:       APPO Genius Bar

Saturday, April 13th

8:00 am – 3:00 pm:         General Session

For full event details and what you can expect, click here.

Pre-Conference Intensive
(attendance is limited) Sold out: Wait list only
You are exclusively invited to join a select group of committed APPO members to participate in APPO’s first private and intensive training. Intensive training is equivalent to taking an advanced course in a few days. This event begins on Wednesday, April 10th and runs through Thursday, April 11th.

Intensive Overview

Wednesday, April 10th

8:30 am – 4:00 pm:       Training Workshop
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm:      Public event

Thursday, April 11th

8:30 am – 1:00 pm          Training

For Intensive details click here.

Registration Information

Special Rates available on a limited basis. Only 10 seats left for Individual and Perfect Pair specialty pricing. 

Individual                       $250
Picture Perfect Pair*        $400
Intensive                        $899
Intensive Plus**              $999

Regular rates

Individual                       $350
Picture Perfect Pair*        $600
Intensive                        $899
Intensive Plus**              $999

Picture Perfect Pair: Bring a friend and save money!
We guarantee that every entrepreneurial business owner will gain valuable training that will help them achieve profits and success in their business. Bring someone who is not an APPO member; a friend, business partner, fellow entrepreneur or collaborator and purchase 2 tickets to save $50 each.

Intensive Plus: This rate includes both the Intensive, and the APPO Conference and offers attendees an overall savings of $150. This includes all meals and materials for the intensive and registration to the APPO conference. Your only costs are travel to Chicago, local accommodations and meals that are not included in the Picture Perfect Profits conference.

*Intensive seats are available on a limited basis only. For training purposes, the size of this group will be small and intimate.

APPO conference fees include light refreshments Thursday night, lunch each day, meeting snack breaks and all conference materials and handouts. Breakfast is included for those who stay at the Country Inn and Suites.

Cancellation Policy: Conference registration refunds prior to March 1, 2013 will be subject to a $50 administrative fee. No cancellations after March 1, 2013. 



Room blocks are being held at the following locations, until one month prior to the event. The Country Inn and Suites is located beside the main conference location, and the Marriott is 5 minutes from the conference. Both offer airport shuttle service.

Country Inn and Suites Sold Out

1160 West Devon
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
$79 single/double
$89 Studio Suite
Includes complimentary hot buffet breakfast

To reserve your room:
Book online
or call (800) 830-5222 (US/Canada Toll-free)

Ask for the APPO conference rate
visit their website

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg
50 North Martingale Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
$89 king

visit their website
register here

For Intensive Attendees only:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Schaumburg

800 National Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173
$79 king
visit their website
register here

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information
Sold out! For details about Sponsor and Exhibitor packages for future events, please contact:

Cathi Nelson
(860) 904-5365 Ex. 103