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General Information

How can I contact SPAC?



Where is the SPAC 2023 Annual Conference and Trade Show?

SPAC 2023 is located at the South Point Hotel and Casino, in the Conference Center.. The street address for the building is 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

Age restrictions?

This is for Photographers and Studio Business Owners Only. No children under 16 permitted.

What are the dates and times? 

Please look under Events – SPAC 2023 to see general schedule.

Can I take photographs or audio/video?

Photography we ask you use in your social interaction, but not in any misaligned purpose.

Audio/video recording by anyone – other than the Official SPAC Photographic Contractor – is strictly prohibited on the trade show floor, and in the educational sessions. Some of our Speakers and Educators will share their presentations, and some not. It is at the sole discretion of the speaker.

University and Conference Educational Sessions

We have 3 (4 on Thursday) tracks of sessions taking place succinctly. We offer a variety of sessions regarding School Photography, Sports Photography, and then general classes that appeal to a broader spectrum, such as Marketing and Sales. Additionally, we offer specialty sessions, such as Senior Portraits,PreSchool Photography, Dance Studio, etc. Most companies invest in bringing a team for in depth training. Bringing their top photographer to partake in the demonstration on techniques, their top sales representative to have them participate in the Sales and Marketing sessions. Lead production person to be trained in workflow. Then naturally the smaller group discussions for long time SPAC attendees, engaging in topics such as employee issues, legal aspects, discussing new paradigms our business is expanding into.

Do I have to pre-sign up for certain sessions?

No, you can pick and choose the sessions you attend. However on Wednesday we do offer Pre-Conference Tracks: School 101 , Sports 101 that is an all day class, ideal for our newer attendees, or new to business. Great classes to cover the spectrum of School Photography and Sports 101 “Team and Individual” business. These Pre-Conference Tracks do have an additional registration fee, and sign up.

What vendors will be at the trade show?

We have assembled the best in the industry, ready to help you make your business thrive! A full list will be available on the website by October!


How do I get my badge and tickets?

Your confirmation will be emailed to you when Registration is completed. Your name badge(s) will be ready for you at the SPAC Information Counter, located in the Conference Center.

Can I register more than one person at a time?

When registering online you may register more than one attendee as part of the same transaction. Please include the first and last names of other attendees in appropriate fields. Group discount starts at 4+ attendees from the same company. Group discount ends January 2, 2023. Email for coupon code.

Can I register for SPAC 2023 on site?

Attendee Registration, yes, but on-site prices are higher.

Registration Hours:

Attendee Registration

Thursday, January 23th 7:30am- 9am

Is there a charge to attend the trade show?

Your registration gives you all access to all educational sessions and both days of trade show. We do not sell any “trade show only” tickets.

How do I make changes to my existing registration?

Email with any requests.

How do I cancel my registration?

Our refund policy can be found

What is included in my Registration?

All access to all educational sessions, and 2 days of dedicated trade show time! Breakfast on Friday and Saturday. Lunch on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Dinner on Friday. Wednesday evening Early Check in Social Mixer and Thursday Night Social Event!


What is the best way to book a hotel room?

We have reserved discounted rooms at the South Point.

Group:            School Photographers Annual Conference – 2023
Group Dates:  January 21- 31, 2023
Group Code:  SCH2023
Cut Off Date:1/2/2023


The hours of operation for Room Reservations are:

(Monday – Friday) 6:00 am – 11:00 pm PST

(Saturday & Sunday) 7:00 am – 11:00 pm PST

Telephone: (866) 791-7626 (toll free)

Direct: (702) 797-8901

Fax: (702) 797-8905


Book early as we sold out last year!


How do I get from the airport to my hotel?

For your convenience, the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa offers a scheduled shuttle to and from McCarran Airport. These shuttles are reserved for the use of hotel guests only.

If you are planning on using the South Point’s Airport shuttle, please call 866-791-7626 (ask for Shuttle Reservations) to book your spot on the shuttle as soon as you have your flight information. We do not take same day reservations for the shuttle, it is first come first serve on day of.

South Point’s Airport Shuttle from McCarran Airport should be met at Level Zero at Terminal 1. The shuttle is white and blue and has very distinguished South Point logos on it. For those guests arriving at Terminal 3, please take the McCarran Airport courtesy shuttle service from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1. The McCarran Airport courtesy shuttle may be met on Level Zero at Terminal 3 in the center of the curb. Once you arrive at Terminal 1, proceed to the South Point Shuttle. When returning to the airport, the shuttle from the South Point picks up in Valet which is located at the east entrance of the hotel.

Where can I park at the South Point?

Parking is available.

What about shuttle to the strip? How far am I from the strip?

The strip is only a few minutes away. You can easily find a taxi in the valet area of South Point, or call ahead. There is also a South Point Shuttle, please inquire with the front desk for more information on pick up times. Ride Share services are also an option.