UPVA March Meeting

Topics: Efficient workflows with Temple and Couples Story Shoots

Presenters: Davey Orgill, Kale Fitch

This meeting will go over:

Pointe Digital will present on how to efficiently shoot Temple videos: time management at the temple, working with the photographer and how to shoot for the edit.

Kale Fitch Productions will present on Couples Story Videos: how to interact with the couples to get the most effective shots, efficient workflows in the field (and post) for interviews and time management on a shoot.

Also bring in some peer reviews if you have them!  See you there…

Wednesday March 2nd 6:30
Sons Of Utah Pioneers Building
3301 E. 2920 S.
Salt Lake City, UT

Come early for the Board Organization Meeting:

Davey Orgill is our new president, but we still need to choose other 2011 board positions for Membership, Public Relations, Finance, Secretary, Webmaster, Awards and Recognition, and Vice President (President elect). So if you’re interested, in any of the positions of just want to help out with anything at all please come to this special board meeting at 5:30, 1 hour early before our regular UPVA meeting

Feb UPVA Meeting this Wednesday.

Topics: Efficiency & Accounting
Presented by Mike Nelson

This meeting will also go over:
When to buy equipment, Vendor Manufacturing Cycles, What manufacturers don’t tell you about purchasing new equipment, Taxes, Savings, Retirement, How to finance your vehicle, Pricing your product, and how to stay in business – let’s all get some knowledge from Mike who has been doing this since 1982.

Wednesday Feb 2nd 6:30
Sons Of Utah Pioneers Building
2201 E. 2920 S.
Salt Lake City, UT

UPDATE: Our board organization meeting will be happening next month. Come early @ 5:30 on March 2 for a Special Volunteer Board Organization Meeting

Davey Orgill is our new president, but we still need to choose other 2011 board positions for Membership, Public Relations, Finance, Secretary, Webmaster, Awards and Recognition, and Vice President (President elect). So if you’re interested, in any of the positions of just want to help out with anything at all please come to this special board meeting at 5:30 on March 2, 1 hour early before our regular UPVA meeting

UPVA Meeting Wednesday Jan 5th @ Noah’s (Have Your CEA entries ready!)

This Wednesday UPVA will be meeting at Noah’s in South Jordan for TheBrideAndGroom.com Grow Your Business Seminar. It should be a very helpful event, as we all gear up another new year.

You will need to Pre-register online here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/850749615%20

Noah’s South Jordan
322 West 11000 South
South Jordan, UT 84095


Wednesday January 5th
Hors D’Oeuvres from 6:30 – 7:00
Training from 7:00 – 9:00

More information at TheBrideAndGroom Vendors Facebook Page here:
Special Thanks to Brian Barney and TheBrideAndGroom.com for putting this event on.

Also, don’t forget! Your UPVA CEA competition entries are also due this Wednesday, (We will collect them at the event as well as by mail) We look forward to everyone participating this year, there is so much great talent here in Utah.

Link to entry forms:

And one final note. If you are interested in helping out in UPVA this year, We will be holding a special 2011 Board Organization Meeting next month Feb 2nd @ 5:30, Where we will be electing and organizing the new Board for 2011. Thanks everyone for your help and support.

9th Annual Creative Excellence Awards–Call for Entries!

We are now accepting entries for the 9th Annual UPVA Creative Excellence Awards.    We are excited to have a new category, Wedding Highlight Production.  A full description of this category is included with the entry form.  Please be sure to read through the rules and category descriptions.  Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.  This competition is open to all videographers in Utah, not just members of UPVA, so please spread the word.  This is also a great time to renew your membership or join UPVA for the upcoming year.  All entries must be received by January’s UPVA meeting (January 5, 2011). Thanks for all your hard work, we’re excited for another successful competition!

Download 2010 Entry Form Here

DEADLINE WEDNESDAY Jan 5 2011

Special David Perry Films Presentation Dec 8th

David Perry

Come for a fun and inspiring presentation that David Perry has already given this year in Texas, Boston, Orlando, New Jersey, WedSmith and in the upcoming months in New Orleans.

Creating connections that book weddings

1. How to increase your sales while working less
1. How to avoid the over arching killer mistake that almost all entrepreneurs make.
2. How to face your fear of the economic crisis.
3. How to create raving fans.
4. The secret to David Perry consistently booking over 100 weddings a year with minimal advertising
5. The most important component of a sale (it’s not price or overcoming objections)

Tickets are $50 at the door–but you can receive a complimentary ticket from UPVA by doing one of the following:
1. Become a paid UPVA Member
2. RSVP to the Facebook event
3. RSVP by email to secretary@upva.org with the number of guests attending

Elsewhere, this same event is going for $195 per person! Seats are going fast, so please RSVP today!

This presentation is perfect for all wedding professionals, entrepreneurs, business owners, and potential brides, so please invite all your friends within the industry, It will be a great night.

Also–La Caille will be giving away dinner for two to a lucky attendee!  And thanks to the great Daniel Day Trio (www.danielday.net) for providing live music before and after the event.

About David Perry: David is a true spokesman for the Professional Wedding Industry in Utah. He has won numerous local & international awards, including Best in State for documentary filmmaking, and has been recognized among the EventDV Top 25 hottest and most influential filmmakers in the world. His passion is in creating inspiring LDS temple wedding films and reaching out and helping others throughout the world and within the professional wedding industry. We are pleased to have him as an involved member of our organization. You can see some of his films at www.davidperryfilms.com

Time: Wednesday, December 8 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: La Caille Pavilion

9565 Wasatch Blvd, Sandy UT 84092

November UPVA meeting

We’re going to have our annual editor’s challenge–at the meeting! So everybody bring your laptops or desktops, we’ll supply the footage, and be ready to edit! We’ll also have entry forms for this year’s UPVA Creative Excellence Awards.

Date: Wednesday, November 3

Time: 6:30 pm

Place: Sons of Utah Pioneers Office, 3301 E 2920 S. SLC, UT

September 1 Meeting

We hope to see you all tonight at our UPVA meeting.

Time: 6:30 pm

Sons Of Utah Pioneers Office, 3301 E. 2920 S. SLC UT

Congratulations to Pointe Digital and Remember When for their 2010 WEVA awards!  Come see their winning videos tonight!