Conference Speakers & Coaches

Brendan Hsu Conference Host and Managing Partner, Aerial Canvas


Dan Smigrod Founder, We Get Around Network Forum and WGAN-TV


Eli Jones Founder, Norman & Young and Real Estate Photographer Pro


Amy Thorp Owner/Lead Photographer, Amy Thorp Photography


Chris Miller Founder, One Point Media Group


Josh Mais Founder, Show & Tour and Sherpa Media


Samantha Ward Founder, Picture KC


David Deal Founder, The Law Offices of David Deal


Charly Simon Founder & CEO, Charly Simon Photo and Charly Simon Training


Amir Frank Senior Content Manager, Matterport


Darryl Stringer Real Estate Photography Coach/Consultant, buildaphotographybusiness.com


Vic Devore Founder, DeVore Design



Conference Schedule

Due to the amount of topics we are training on, some of the breakouts will be divided into two separate one-hour classes and more breakout rooms will be added. Classroom/workshop logistics will be finalized closer to the event.

Day 1 - Thursday, September 1


8:30 AMDoors Open

Come in. Mingle with our guest speakers and other attendees. Get comfortable. Take a seat.



9:00 AMKickoff & Opening Remarks

Brendan Hsu, Managing Partner at Aerial Canvas, will host the conference and offer the Opening Remarks



9:30 AMBreakout Workshops

TBA
Room 1:
Room 2:
Room 3:


Special Event (ticket required) - Networking Lunch


11:45 AMNetworking Lunch

Ticket Required:
For those who purchase a lunch ticket, lunch will be served in the Grand Ballroom. All conference speakers and coaches will be attending the lunch. This will be a great opportunity to network, visit and connect.



11:45 AMBreak for Lunch

If you did not purchase the Networking Lunch ticket, we look forward to seeing you back at 1:30pm when the conference resumes.



1:30 PMBreakout Workshops

TBA
Room 1:
Room 2:
Room 3:



3:45 PMBreakout Workshops

TBA
Room 1:
Room 2:
Room 3:



5:15 PMPreview of Day 2

Brendan Hsu, our conference host, will give a quick preview of the events on Day 2 of the conference.



5:30 PMEnd of Day 1

Enjoy your evening. If you purchased a dinner ticket to network and socialize with our conference speakers, coaches and other attendees, rest and relax - dinner starts at 7pm.


Special Event (ticket required) - Dinner & Networking


7:00 PMVIP Dinner

Ticket Required:
Enjoy and intimate dinner with our conference speakers and coaches at Three Sixty, a roof-top restaurant and bar, with stunning views of St. Louis.


Day 2 - Friday, September 2


8:30 AMDoors Open

Welcome back. Mingle with our guest speakers and other attendees. Get comfortable. Take a seat.



9:00 AMWelcome to Day 2

Brendan Hsu, co-founder of Aerial Canvas, will offer a few remarks before the workshops begin.



9:30 AMBreakout Workshops

TBA
Room 1:
Room 2:
Room 3:


Special Event (ticket required) - Networking Lunch


11:45 AMNetworking Lunch

Ticket Required:
For those who purchase a lunch ticket, lunch will be served in the Grand Ballroom. All conference speakers and coaches will be attending the lunch. This will be a great opportunity to network and visit.



11:45Break for Lunch

If you did not purchase the Networking Lunch ticket, we look forward to seeing you back at 1:30pm when the conference resumes.



1:30Breakout Workshops

TBA
Room 1:
Room 2:
Room 3:



3:45 PMBreakout Workshops

TBA
Room 1:
Room 2:
Room 3:



5:15 PMClosing Remarks

Conference host, Brendan Hsu, will offer a few closing remarks.



5:30 PMEnd of Conference



Early Registration is Now Open

Select a Registration Option:

  • Admission to the Conference
    Access to discounted hotel room rate
    Access to conference/workshop recordings

  • INCLUDES BOTH ADD-ON OPTIONS
    Admission to the Conference
    Access to discounted hotel room rate
    Admission to both Networking Lunches
    Admission to the VIP Dinner
    VIP Seating to all workshop classrooms
    VIP seating in the general assembly ballroom

Select Add-on Options:

  • Thursday and Friday catered lunch in the Grand Ballroom with all conference speakers and coaches. Great networking and Q&A opportunity.

  • ALL YOU CAN EAT DINNER
    Network, socialize and connect with all of our conference speakers, coaches and sponsors at Three Sixty, a roof-top restaurant and bar that offers sweeping views in all directions including into Busch Stadium, the Gateway Arch and the mighty Mississippi. The stunning 6,000 square-foot space features indoor and outdoor seating, an open kitchen, outside and indoor bars, a dramatic wine wall, flat-screen TVs, fire pits and contemporary styling. Tickets are limited.

Registrant Information:


$25.00
$25.00
REP Training Conference Terms and Conditions

Effective Date: Upon Purchase of REP Training Conference Ticket(s)
THE AGREEMENT: This Agreement for this Conference (hereinafter, "Agreement") is made by and between REP Training, LLC, a limited liability company, organized under the laws of the state of Utah, hereinafter referred to as "Conference Provider" or “Provider” and you, further defined below, as a participant in or attendee of the Conference, also defined below.
All parts and sub-parts of this Agreement are specifically incorporated by reference here. This Agreement shall govern your attendance to and/or participation in the Conference.

Article 1 - DEFINITIONS:
A) The parties referred to in this Agreement shall be defined as follows:
I) REP Training, LLC, us, we: REP Training, LLC, as the creator and operator of the Conference, is responsible for providing the Conference publicly. REP Training, LLC, us, we, our, ours and other first-person pronouns will refer to REP Training, LLC, as well as, if applicable, all employees and affiliates of REP Training, LLC.
II) You, the attendee, the participant: You, as the attendee of or participant in the Conference, will be referred to throughout this Agreement with second-person pronouns such as you, your, yours, or as attendee or participant.
III) Parties: Collectively, the parties to this Agreement (REP Training, LLC and you) will be referred to as Parties and individually as Party.
B) The Conference details are as follows:
I) Conference Name: REP Training
II) Conference Description:
This two-day conference is for the purpose of training, developing and helping to grow the professional skills and business offerings of aspiring and current photographers and photography companies.
III) Total Fees ("Fees"): Varies based on time of purchase
IV) Conference Location:
Hilton at the Ballpark
1 S Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
V) Dates and Times of Conference:
May 26 and May 27, 2022

Article 2 - ASSENT & ACCEPTANCE:
By attending or participating in the Conference, you warrant that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to be bound by it. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, please do not attend or participate in the Conference or cease your attendance and participation, if ongoing. REP Training, LLC only agrees to provide the Conference to you if you assent to this Agreement.

Article 3 - AGE RESTRICTION:
You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to attend or participate in the Conference. By attending or participating in the Conference, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and may legally agree to this Agreement. REP Training, LLC assumes no responsibility or liability for any misrepresentation of your age.

Article 4 - REFUNDS:
Refunds are not available for the Conference with a few emergency exceptions handled on a case-by-case basis. All decisions in regards to refunds are made at REP Training, LLC’s discretion.

Article 5 - LICENSE TO ACCESS AND USE MATERIALS:
We may provide you with certain information, documents, writings, graphics, or any combination of the above (the "Materials") as a result of your attendance and participation in the Conference. The Materials have been developed by REP Training, LLC and it’s speakers. Subject to this Agreement, we grant you a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable and revocable license to use the Materials solely in connection with your attendance and participation in the Conference. The Materials may not be used for any other purpose. You may not share or sell the Materials with others. You may not post the Materials online. You may solely and exclusively view the Materials for personal use.

Article 6 - CONFERENCE TERMS:
We do not offer any promises or guarantees with regard to our Conference or Materials. You hereby acknowledge and agree:
A) You are solely and exclusively responsible for the choices that you make with regard to this Conference, the Materials contained within it, or any significant changes to your business or life;
B) You are solely and exclusively responsible for your own mental health, physical health, business decisions, and any other actions or inaction you choose to take;
C) We are not liable for any result or non-result or any consequences which may come about due to your participation in the Conference;
D) This Conference does not constitute a therapeutic relationship or a medical one. We do not provide therapy or medical services and you are responsible for procuring these services at your own will and discretion if needed.

Article 7 - MEDIA RELEASE:
You acknowledge and agree that during the Conference, you may be subject to photographs, video, sound recordings, or other media captures of your face, name, voice, or likeness. In consideration for your participation in the Conference, you hereby and irrevocably consent to the use, publication, distribution, broadcasting, reproduction, live-streaming, editing, recording, posting, copyrighting, licensing, digitization, and/or re-release of the Released Media, as defined below, by the REP Training, LLC, as well as any employees, affiliates, associates, representatives, or agents (collectively referred to as the "Release Receiver") for any legal reason or purpose, including but not limited to social media, commercial products, education, materials, video footage, sales, marketing, or any other medium in any form that has been or will be invented.
The Released Media will include, but is not limited to, all photographs, videos, sound recordings, paintings, sculptures, and all other media currently known or hereinafter developed, captured of you or your likeness during the Conference by the Release Receiver.
You hereby release the Release Receiver from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with any use of the Released Media, including, without limitation, claims for privacy violations, right of publicity claims, defamation and/or any other intellectual property rights. You claim no ownership of the Released Media and forego any opportunity, whether past or present, to copyright or trademark the Released Media.
You give consent to the use of this Released Media while knowing and understanding that your name, comments, and other identifying factors may be revealed to the general public. However, the Release Receiver may not make known to any party in any medium your known or previously known location, email or physical address, or any other contact details, such as phone number.

Article 8 - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
You agree that the Materials, the Conference, any online properties belonging to the REP Training, LLC (such as websites, social media pages, etc.), and any other such created intellectual property is the property of the REP Training, LLC including all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, and any other intellectual property ("Provider IP"). You agree that the REP Training, LLC owns all right, title and interest in and to the Provider IP and that you will not use the Provider IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose. You agree not to reproduce or distribute the Provider IP in any way, including electronically or via registration of any new trademarks, trade names, service marks or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), without express written permission from the REP Training, LLC.

Article 9 - PAYMENT & FEES:
As noted above, the total Fees for the Conference are non-refundable.
Payment plans are available for the payment of the Fees. Such payment plans are structured as follows:
1st Payment is non-refundable and due for 50% of the full amount
2nd Payment is non-refundable and due forthe remaining 50%
All payment are non-refundable and final payment is due by May 1, 2022
If payment is not complete by May 1, 2022 you will forfeit your place in the Conference.
Payment plans are not accepted after April 30, 2022

Article 10 - ACCEPTABLE USE:
You agree not to:
A) Harass, abuse, or threaten others or otherwise violate any person's legal rights;
B) Violate any intellectual property rights of the REP Training, LLC or any third party;
C) Perpetrate any fraud;
D) Engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes, or pyramid scheme;
E) Publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material;
F) Publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hate, or discrimination towards any group;
G) Unlawfully gather information about others.

Article 11 - NO LIABILITY:
The Conference is provided for informational purposes only. You acknowledge and agree that any information received by you as a result of or through the Conference, or in the Materials, is not intended to be legal advice, medical advice, or financial advice, and no fiduciary relationship has been created between you and us. You further agree that your participation in the Conference is at own risk. We do not assume responsibility or liability for any advice or other information given in the Conference.

Article 12 - INDEMNIFICATION:
You agree to defend and indemnify the REP Training, LLC and any of our affiliates (if applicable) and hold us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including reasonable attorney's fees, which may arise from or relate to your participation in the Conference, your breach of this Agreement, or your conduct or actions. You agree that we shall be able to select our own legal counsel and may participate in our own defense, if we wish.

Article 13 - TERM, TERMINATION & SUSPENSION:
We may terminate this Agreement with you at any time for any reason, with or without cause. We may also deny your entry into any Conference event, at our sole and exclusive discretion. If we do so, any funds paid will be refunded. We specifically reserve the right to terminate this Agreement if you violate any of the terms outlined herein, including, but not limited to, violating the intellectual property rights of us or a third party, failing to comply with applicable laws or other legal obligations, and/or publishing or distributing illegal material. At the termination of this Agreement, any provisions that would be expected to survive termination by their nature shall remain in full force and effect.
This Agreement will otherwise terminate at the conclusion of the Conference.

Article 14 - NO WARRANTIES:
You agree that your participation in the Conference is at your sole and exclusive risk and that any services provided by us are on an "As Is" basis. We hereby expressly disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and the implied warranty of merchantability. We make no warranties that the Conference will meet your needs. We also make no warranties as to the reliability or accuracy of any information in the Conference. You agree that any damage that may occur to you, through your computer system, or as a result of loss of your data from your participation in the Conference is your sole responsibility and that we are not liable for any such damage or loss.

Article 15 - LIMITATION ON LIABILITY:
We are not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your participation in the Conference, to the fullest extent permitted by law, as noted above. This applies to any and all claims by you, including, but not limited to, lost profits or revenues, consequential or punitive damages, negligence, strict liability, fraud, or torts of any kind.

Article 16 - GENERAL PROVISIONS:
A) LANGUAGE: All communications made or notices given pursuant to this Agreement shall be in the English language.
B) JURISDICTION, VENUE & CHOICE OF LAW: Through your participation in the Conference, you agree that the laws of Utah shall govern any matter or dispute relating to or arising out of this Agreement, as well as any dispute of any kind that may arise between you and us, with the exception of its conflict of law provisions. In case any litigation specifically permitted under this Agreement is initiated, the Parties agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of the following county: United States, Utah. The Parties agree that this choice of law, venue, and jurisdiction provision is not permissive, but rather mandatory in nature. You hereby waive the right to any objection of venue, including assertion of the doctrine of forum non conveniens or similar doctrine.
C) ARBITRATION: In case of a dispute between the Parties relating to or arising out of this Agreement, the Parties shall first attempt to resolve the dispute personally and in good faith. If these personal resolution attempts fail, the Parties shall then submit the dispute to binding arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in the following county: United States. The arbitration shall be conducted by a single arbitrator, and such arbitrator shall have no authority to add Parties, vary the provisions of this Agreement, award punitive damages, or certify a class. The arbitrator shall be bound by applicable and governing Federal law as well as the law of the following state: Utah. Each Party shall pay their own costs and fees. Claims necessitating arbitration under this section include, but are not limited to: contract claims, tort claims, claims based on Federal and state law, and claims based on local laws, ordinances, statutes or regulations. Intellectual property claims by us will not be subject to arbitration and may, as an exception to this sub-part, be litigated. The Parties, in agreement with this sub-part of this Agreement, waive any rights they may have to a jury trial in regard to arbitral claims.
D) ASSIGNMENT: This Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, may not be assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred in whole or part by you. Should this Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, by assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred by REP Training, LLC, the rights and liabilities of REP Training, LLC will bind and inure to any assignees, administrators, successors, and executors.
E) SEVERABILITY: If any part or sub-part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of law or competent arbitrator, the remaining parts and sub-parts will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. In such condition, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force.
F) NO WAIVER: In the event that we fail to enforce any provision of this Agreement, this shall not constitute a waiver of any future enforcement of that provision or of any other provision. Waiver of any part or sub-part of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any other part or sub-part.
G) HEADINGS FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY: Headings of parts and sub-parts under this Agreement are for convenience and organization, only. Headings shall not affect the meaning of any provisions of this Agreement.
H) NO AGENCY, PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE: No agency, partnership, or joint venture has been created between the Parties as a result of this Agreement. No Party has any authority to bind the other to third parties.
I) FORCE MAJEURE: We are not liable for any failure to perform due to causes beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of civil authorities, acts of military authorities, riots, embargoes, acts of nature and natural disasters, and other acts which may be due to unforeseen circumstances.
J) ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PERMITTED: Electronic communications are permitted to both Parties under this Agreement, including e-mail or fax. For any questions or concerns, please email us at the following address: [email protected]


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