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10 Essential Things to do at The Societies’ 2023 Convention

London Photo Convention Trade Show

The Societies’ London Photo Convention Trade Show is set to take place from 16-18 March 2023 at the Novotel London West, Hammersmith. Don’t forget, free registration ends soon – *Pre-register until 13 March 2023 for FREE using code TheSoc to avoid £10 entry fee to Trade Show.

Full Convention: Wednesday 15th – Saturday 18th March 2023
FREE* Trade Show Dates: Thursday 16th – Saturday 18th March 2023
Venue: Novotel London West, Hammersmith

10 Essential Things to do at The Societies’ 2023 Convention


1. Take your photography to the next level with The Live Stage
The Live Stage will host a range of expert photographers, presenting free seminars on a range of photographic education and inspiration, this gives you the opportunity to listen and learn from some of the best in the industry. Don’t miss out on hours of free seminars and demos.
See the full schedule here: https://thesocieties.net/convention/free-demos-and-seminars/

Live Stage

2. FREE TO WATCH 20×16” Print Competition & Qualifications Live at the Convention
Join us on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th in the Chablis Suite and experience the live judging for yourself. An invaluable learning experience.

20×16 Judging Order

Room 1

Wednesday 15th March
Commissioned Portrait
Individual Portrait
Children Portrait
Family and Group Portrait

Thursday 16th March
Maternity Portrait
Newborn Portrait

Room 2

Wednesday 15th March
Wedding Day
Wedding Day Couple Together
Wedding Day Bride or Groom Alone
Wedding Day Reportage
Fashion Portrait

Thursday 16th March
Portrait Creative
Nouveau

Room 3

Wednesday 15th March
Advertising and Commercial
The Natural World
Open
Illustrative

Thursday 16th March
Monochrome
Pets

Qualification Judging Order

Wednesday 15th March
09:00 FSICIP (commercial)
10.00 FSWPP (portrait)
11.00 IFSWPP (portrait)
12.30 IFSWPP (portrait)
13.30 FSICIP (commercial)
14.30 IFSWPP (wedding)
15.30 ASWPP (wedding)
16.30 FSWPP (portrait)

Thursday 16th March
09.00 IFSWPP (portrait)
10.00 FSWPP (portrait)
11.00 FSWPP (portrait)
13.00 FSWPP (portrait)
14:00 ASWPP (wedding)

(Please note, due to the nature of this event, timings may change)

3. Get hands-in the new Canon EOS R50 and R8
Canon is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting its new mirrorless cameras, the EOS R50 and R8, for the first time in the UK. This will be the first time UK photographers can get hands on and try these new cameras.

Canon EOS R8

4. Take your business to the next level
The Societies’ Business School has created an amazing reputation in a few short years, it is now an intrinsic part of the annual Convention and all those delegates who attend leave with a wealth of information to plough straight back into their businesses. Proudly sponsored by One Vision Imaging

5. See the winners and merited images of 20×16” Print Competition
The Societies’ 20×16” Print Competition winners and merited images will be showcased during the Trade Show. You’ll be able to see the photographs up close and view the stunning awarded images in the exhibition.

20x16 Print Comp

6. Attend the extensive Masterclass programme
150 hours of classes have been arranged for the 2023 Convention. Don’t miss out on the chance to start off the year with inspiration from some of the world’s best photographers.
Tickets are available from just £75 for a day pass.

7. Join us at the glittering Awards Night
Celebrate the success of photographers from around the world. The 2022 Monthly Image Competition, 2023 20×16” Print competition and Trade Awards winners will be announced at a glamorous awards ceremony. Proudly sponsored by Loxley Colour

8. Take advantage of the exclusive 2023 Convention deals
The 2023 exhibitors have gone all out this year and have come up with some fantastic offers. Make sure you check out The Societies’ Trade Show Deals page to find all the latest deals.

9. Get a free sensor clean
Treat your Fujifilm camera to a FREE sensor clean when you visit the Fujifilm stand.

10. Get a free A4 print on the brand new Permajet Heritage Range
Visit the Permajet stand at The Societies of Photographers London Photo Convention, where they’ll be showcasing their brand-new paper from the Heritage Range 🌻

To claim your print, bring your favourite image on a USB stick to stand 139.


The Societies’ Convention Trade Show runs from 16-18 March 2023 at the Novotel London West, Hammersmith.

Don’t forget, free registration ends soon – *Pre-register until 13 March 2023 for FREE using code TheSoc to avoid £10 entry fee to Trade Show.

For more information on The Societies 2023 Convention, please visit the link below: https://thesocieties.net/convention/

Trade Show Tickets
Masterclasses
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