IPC Announces Leadership Award Winners
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 – The International Photographic Council (IPC), a non-governmental organization (NGO) of the United Nations, is proud to announce the recipients of its IPC Professional Photographer Leadership Awards. IPC is also establishing a Lifetime Achievement Award in professional photography and is proud to announce the first honoree. All of the 2011 award recipients will be honored at the 13th Annual IPC Awards Luncheon, which will be held at the United Nations in New York City on Thursday, May 5, at 11:30 a.m.
As it does each year, the IPC Awards Luncheon kicks off May, International Professional Photographers Month, saluting professionals around the globe. “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); Federation of European Photographers (FEP); Professional Photographers of America (PPA); White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA); and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). The Professional School Photographers Association (PSPA) nominated IPC’s first Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.
The 2011 IPC Professional Photographer Leadership Award recipients are:
Advertising Photographers of America (APA): Don Dormeyer
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP): Richard Kelly
Federation of European Photographers (FEP): Martin Vrabko
Professional Photographers of America (PPA): Ron Nichols
White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA): Jamie Rose
Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI): Doug Gordon
Read the entire press release on Doug’s Blog HERE
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