Cancellation Policies

Professional Photographers of North Carolina (PPNC) dues are non-refundable. Membership cancellation must be submitted in writing to the Executive Director for immediate action.

PPNC events are limited to one participant per registration and is non-transferable.  Carolina Photo Expo, Carolina Photo Expo Academy Cancellation Policy: Any class cancellations must be made in writing and addressed to:

Executive Director
P. O. Box 1898
Fort Mill, SC 29716

Event Cancellation Deadlines:
● 120 days before: Full Refund
● 119 – 61 days before: 50% Cancellation Fee
● Within 60 days: No refunds
● Within 30 days: No transfers

Course transfers:
● Request to transfer from one course to another: Requests must be made at least 31 days prior to the start of the course. Course transfers are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.
● Transfer from one member to another member is allowed prior to the start of class.
● Transfer from one year to another year is not permitted.

If a CPE Academy course is canceled due to insufficient registrations, PPNC will notify students no later than 15 days prior to the start of the course. Registered students will be refunded tuition paid in full or will have tuition transferred at no charge to another course.
If an attendee’s PPNC membership is canceled or lapses before a PPNC event begins (to include CPE, East Coast School, and all other events), the attendee must pay the difference between the member price paid and the current non-member price.  CPE banquet and other meal tickets may be purchased for significant others and friends separately from CPE admission and are non-refundable.

Organization Responsibility
PPNC is not responsible for instructor method, course content, or dissatisfaction with a course. As such, no refunds, adjustments, or credits will be made. PPNC will not be responsible for any expenses incurred (including but not limited to nonrefundable airline tickets) due to any event registration in the event of a course withdrawal, cancellation, transfer, or instructor change.