Photo Festival

Past PSA Conferences

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Ramkota Inn Best Western, 2111 N Lacross Street, Rapid City, SD 57701

October 6-9, 2021

Images from the conference: website page (through


Centennial Hotel Spokane, 303 West North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99201

September 25-28, 2019

Images from the conference: website page (through


Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT

Sunday, September 30 - Saturday, October 6, 2018

Images from the conference: website page (through


Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, October 8, 2017 through Saturday, October 14, 2017

Images from the conference: website page (through


Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX

Saturday, September 10 through Saturday, September 17, 2016

2015 Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, WY

Sunday, September 27 through Saturday, October 3, 2015

Images from the conference: website page (through

2014 Albuquerque Marriott in Albuquerque, NM

Saturday, September 27 through Friday, October 3, 2014

Click here to see Photos from the conference
Click here to see images from the Albuquerque Balloon Festival taken by PSA conference attendees

2013         Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks, Portland, Maine Watch the Video below to see photos from the 2013 conference. Images by Ralph Durham. Video by Carole Kropscot.


San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel, San Francisco, CA

2011 Colorado Springs, CO, Doubletree Hotel Colorado Springs-World Arena

2010 Charleston, SC, Embassy Suites Hotel Airport/Convention Center

2009 West Yellowstone, MT, Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort
2008 Portland, OR, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel
2007 Tucson, AZ, Starr Pass Marriott Resort & Spa
2006 Baltimore, MD, Hunt Valley Inn
2005 Salt Lake City, UT, Sheraton City Centre Hotel
2004 Bloomington, MN, Thunderbird Hotel & Conference Center
2003 Houston, TX, Adam's Mark Hotel & Resort
2002 Pittsburgh, PA, Westin Hotel & Conference Center
2001 San Diego, CA, Town & Country Resort Hotel
2000 Albuquerque, NM, Hilton Hotel
1999 Toronto, Canada, Delta Meadowvale Hotel
1998 Orlando, FL, Radisson Twin Towers Hotel
1997 St. Charles, IL, Pheasant Run Resort
1996 Tucson, AZ, Sheraton El Conquistador Resort
1995 Williamsburg, VA, Williamsburg Lodge
1994 Colorado Springs, CO, Sheraton Hotel
1993 Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Hilton
1992 Incline Village, NV, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe
1991 San Antonio, TX, Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel
1990 Nashville, TN, Opryland Hotel
1989 Scottsdale, AZ, Hyatt Regency
1988 Tarpon Springs, FL, Innisbrook Resort
1987 Long Beach, CA Hyatt Regency Hotel
1986 Grand Rapids, MI, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
1985 Seattle, WA, Westin Hotel
1984 Chicago, IL, Hyatt Regency O'Hare
1983 San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Hilton
1982 New Orleans, LA, Fairmont Hotel
1981 Salt Lake City, UT, Hotel Utah
1980 St. Louis, MO, Chase Park Plaza
1979 Hartford, CT, Sheraton-Hartford
1978 Denver, CO, Regency Inn
1977 Detroit, MI, Detroit Plaza
1976 Portland, OR, Portland-Hilton
1975 Dallas, TX, Statler-Hilton
1974 Chicago, IL, Pick-Congress Hotel
1973 San Francisco, CA, Hilton Hotel
1972 New York, NY, Commodore Hotel
1971 Toronto, Canada, Royal York Hotel
1970 Los Angeles, CA, Biltmore Hotel
1969 Washington DC, Sheraton Park
1968 Oklahoma City, OK, Skirvin Towers Hotel
1967 Seattle, WA, Olympic Western
1966 St. Louis, MO, Sheraton-Jefferson
1965 Denver, CO, Denver-Hilton
1964 Montreal, Canada, Queen Elizabeth
1963 Chicago, IL, Sheraton-Chicago
1962 San Francisco, CA, Jack Tar Hotel
1961 New York, NY, Statler-Hilton
1960 Houston, TX, Rice Hotel
1959 Louisville, KY, Kentucky Hotel
1958 Philadelphia, PA Bellevue-Stratford
1957 St. Louis, MO, Sheraton Jefferson
1956 Denver, CO, Shirley-Savoy
1955 Boston, MA, Sheraton Plaza
1954 Chicago, IL, Drake Hotel
1953 Los Angeles, CA, Biltmore Hotel
1952 New York, NY, Hotel New Yorker
1951 Detroit, MI, Book-Cadillac
1950 Baltimore, MD, Lord Baltimore
1949 St. Louis, MO, Hotel Jefferson
1948 Cincinnati, OH, Netherlands Plaza
1947 Oklahoma City, OK, Skirvin Towers Hotel
1946 Rochester, NY, Hotel Sheraton
1945 Rochester, NY, Hotel Sheraton
1944 New York, NY, Hotel New Yorker
1943 Philadelphia, PA, Benjamin Franklin
1942 Baltimore, MD, Lord Baltimore
1941 Chicago, IL, Stevens Hotel
1940 Cleveland, OH, Hotel Carter
1939 New York, NY, Capital Hotel
1938 Rochester, NY, Hotel Sagamore
1937 Chicago, IL, Blackstone
1936 Pittsburgh, PA, Webster Hall
1935 Pittsburgh, PA, Webster Hall