APMM Launches "Elements for Success" Conference 2002 Website at www.APMM2002.com

From: Christopher Kuehl (chris@modelmakers.org)
Date: Sun Mar 24 2002 - 00:08:45 EET

March 3, 2002 – The Association of Professional Model Makers announced today
the launch of their 2002 Conference website, http://www.APMM2002.com.
“Elements for Success”, the 2002 meeting of the APMM, will be held September
20-23, 2002 in Silver Spring, MD.

Professional model makers, material and equipment suppliers, and educators
will address a wide range of disciplines in Conference and Product
Information Workshops, to share their expertise, and help Attendees better
position themselves for their model making careers.

The 2002 venues include the Hilton Silver Spring host hotel, the Smithsonian
Office of Exhibits Central (OEC), and Black & Decker / DEWALT.

Conference activities begin the evening of Thursday, September 19 with a
light-fare reception at the Hilton Silver Spring. On Friday evening,
Attendees and their Guests gather for the Keynote Dinner and Speaker
presentation at the host hotel. The Keynote Dinner is included in the
registration price for Attendees, and Guest passes may be purchased
separately online.

Attendees will enjoy two days of Model Shop Tours on Friday and Monday to
the Smithsonian OEC and Black & Decker / DEWALT facilities. Only limited
space is available on the Model Shop Tours, so register today to insure that
you do not miss out.

Saturday and Sunday will be filled with technical, non-technical, and
management workshops taking place at the Hilton Silver Spring hotel. A
program of over 25 workshops is already available on the website, and
additional workshops are being added each week. Workshop presenters
currently include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Black & Decker
/ DEWALT, the International Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO), LGM,
Hamilton Beach / Proctor Silex, Tom Musto Photography, Up-Close Realism, and
many others. An optional workshop buffet lunch is available for purchase
during the registration process.

Attendees and Vendors will enjoy ample time to network all four days, and
Vendors will be highlighted during the Sunday Evening Expo in the Hilton
Silver Spring Maryland Ballroom. Tabletop exhibits will be featured in
company with the Vendor Product Prize Drawings, Tiki Carving Contest, Vendor
Tabletop Contests, and Student Model Making Competition Awards on Sunday

A newly released APMM Online Conference Registration system allows both
Attendee and Guest dining reservations to be made online at
http://www.APMM2002.com/register. Instant e-mail confirmations, along with
real-time Model Shop tour availability are just a few of the benefits of
registering online. You will also receive a free APMM Conference t-shirt
during Conference check-in for taking advantage of early registration by
August 16.

Attending the APMM 2002 Conference will be an element for your success in
the model making industry. Signup today to attend this important event!

Inquiries should be directed to:

Cyndi Hoffpauer, Executive Director
Association of Professional Model Makers
Toll-Free: 877.663.APMM (2766)
E-mail: info@modelmakers.org

About the Association of Professional Model Makers

The APMM is dedicated to increasing the recognition of Model Making as a
highly skilled profession, integral to the design process. Its objective is
to promote the use of 3-D models in industry, science, entertainment, and
government by exchanging the latest information on technology, techniques,
and industry issues.

Model making material suppliers, student to professional model maker,
schools offering Model Making and related programs, and corporate supporters
participate in a variety of forums to help accomplish these goals.

The APMM Website at www.modelmakers.org contains articles of interest to the
model making industry, resources for material and equipment, school
listings, information on continuing education, events, membership, and The
Leading Edge quarterly newsletter. The Member's Area features access to
employment classifieds, résumé posting, industry press releases,
Professional Individual, Group, and Education member listings, technical
discussion archives, and an interactive update area for member data,
services, and specialties.

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