The CPVA meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month (September through June) in the Elbow River Room of the Riverbend Community Centre (19 Rivervalley Dr SE). The room can accommodate large gatherings, and is large enough for practical hands-on demonstrations.
Meetings begin with a review and discussion of minutes from the previous meeting, as well as other business relating to the association.
Following this, there are 4 categories of content with at least 3 of typically covered at most meetings:
1. Equipment: including equipment demonstrations and presentations on usage of video production hardware and software;
2. Production: including shot selection and composition, camera technique, lighting, sound, editing techniques, creativity, production methodology;
3. Business: including presentations on successfully running a business and networking opportunities;
4. Video Showcase: members present and discuss work they have produced.