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Point #71: Josh Prentice Award – Ryan Ouellette & Gus Diamond

Ryan Ouellette I remember Josh Prentice being a busy bee at Conference. He always seemed to be helping someone with something. He was kind and never gave anyone the brush off. He really wanted to be part of a team. […]

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Point #71: Process of Choosing Conference Classes – John Johnson

John Johnson Owner of New Flower Studio Editor’s note: This is John Johnson’s response when asked to explain what is involved when deciding what classes are offered and what instructors

Point #71: Volunteering as a Corporate Sponson – Badur Ramji

Badur Ramji Owner of PunkMedics “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” —Arthur Ashe I sometimes joke that I am not only

Point #71: The Mentor Team

Ash Misako Outreach Coordinator “When I first started attending Conference I was pretty intimidated. It was a conference full of strangers, and worse yet it was strangers who probably knew

Point #71: Survival Tips for Conference

Marina Pecorino Managing Editor of Content & Statistics   The APP Board of Directors and Administrator, along with the Conference Staff, Volunteers and Mentors want you to have an exceptional experience.



Photo Contest!

The Association of Professional Piercers and the Body Piercing Archive are excited to see what photos you have in your collection. Please

Photo by Kimberly Zapata.

Point #68: 2014 Conference and Exposition Review

Kimberly Zapata On June 7, 2014 I prepared for the 19th Annual Association of Professional Piercers’ Conference as I have for every other conference: with frantic,

Point #68: Best Individual Booth Winner – Blessings to You

Interview of Prince Cyrus, conducted by Kimberly Zapata Q. What is Blessings to You? A: Blessings to You is the title of my current creative metalsmithing venture

Point #68: Best Multiple Booth Display – Tawapa

Phoebe Minona I am being given the opportunity to write about my company, Tawapa, for this issue of The Point, as we won the award for

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Point #68: Dual Innovator Award-Winner – Jimmy Buddha and Diablo Organics

Jimmy Buddha To win both innovator’s awards this APP was both a wonderful surprise and an honor. In an industry where so much is changing and

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