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Europe's Largest All-welcome Photographic Convention - London Photo & Video Trade Show

All photographers, from professionals to enthusiasts, are welcome to attend our Convention and/or Trade Show.








Hours of classes


20x16 Competition Prints


Awards Presented

The Society of Photographers
2025 London Photo Video Trade Show and Convention 

Put the dates in your diary now!
Full Convention:
Wednesday 15th – Saturday 18th January 2025
FREE* Trade Show Dates: Thursday 16th – Saturday 18th January 2025
Venue: Novotel London West, Hammersmith

If you are an aspiring professional, this Convention and Trade Show is a must!
The Society of Photographers’ members and non-members are welcome.

The 2025 Convention is a veritable feast of education, with four days of action packed programmes designed to help you put your imagery ahead of the game. The three-day Trade Show spanning the Thursday to Saturday is a gathering of the who’s who in the photographic industry, with the ‘big guns’ present and eager to show you the latest in technology and design.

*Pre-register before 1 January 2025 for FREE and avoid the £10 entry fee to the Trade Show.

Book your tickets today!


London Photo Trade ShowFREE* London Photo and Video Trade Show
Thursday 16th – Saturday 18th January 2025

All the latest photographic equipment, products and services will be on show, and attendees will be able to watch demonstrations from leading manufacturers on their products. All the major players in the industry will be exhibiting, so it’s a good opportunity to meet the key personnel behind the latest photography equipment.

Many of the 100+ exhibitors will also be offering special deals on their products and services, exclusive to the show.

Trade Show Opening Times

Thursday 16 January 2025 – 10:00–17:00
Friday 17 January 2025 – 10:00–17:00
Saturday 18 January 2025 – 10:00–16:00

Free Seminars and Demos

Live Stage Schedule & Elinchrom UK Live Stage  
Check out the Trade Show Deals and Prize Draws (more being added daily, keep checking back)
Check out the Free Seminars and Demos
The Judging Room!

Register for your free tickets today!

Wednesday 15th–Saturday 18th January 

Don’t miss out on the chance to start off the year with inspiration from some of the world’s best photographers. 150 hours of classes have been arranged for the 2025 Convention.

Wednesday 15th–Saturday 18th January

If you are looking for a more hands-on experience without having to fight the crowds, the Superclasses are for you. Limited to just 15 delegates, these informative and educational workshops will enhance your Convention experience.

Business SchoolBusiness School
Wednesday 15th January

Take your business to the next level – step by step! The Business School has created an amazing reputation and is an intrinsic part of the annual Convention. All delegates who attend leave with a wealth of information to plough straight back into their businesses. The theme of the Business School in 2025 is business development and growth – how to best manage your business, with creativity being the consistent thread that runs through the programme. The school will be hosted and steered by Gillian Devine, one the most motivational speakers and one who has a great reputation for designing and influencing some of the most successful businesses within our industry.

This highly-focused, power-packed business school has been designed to bring you successful professional photographers who have taken their business to the next level. They will share with you their thoughts and secrets of their business.

Don’t miss out on the chance to start off the year with inspiration from some of the world’s most successful photographers.

20x16 print competition20×16″ Print Competition
Wednesday 15th – Thursday 16th January 2025

The 20×16” Print Competition judging takes place at the Convention, where delegates are invited to watch the judging process. Merited images will be displayed for visitors to view in the Convention Exhibition Area (dependent on space and amount of award-winning images).


Awards Photographer of the yearAwards Presentation Evening
Friday 17 January 2025

Join us at the glittering Awards Night and celebrate the success of photographers from around the world. The 2024 Monthly Image Competition, 2025 20×16” Print competition and Trade Awards winners will be announced at a glamorous awards ceremony.

Proudly sponsored by Loxley Colour
Loxley Colour

QualificationsQualifications at the Convention
Wednesday 15th – Thursday 16th January 2025

We are laying down the challenge to our valued members to gain Licentiateship, Associateship or Fellowship accreditation for their work at the 2025 Convention. The judging process is held in public, so photographers can watch the assessment process, this in itself is an invaluable learning process.

FREE TO WATCH Join us on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th in the Chablis Suite and experience the live judging for yourself.

Places going fast!

What are you waiting for? Book your tickets today!

All bookings are final. We reserve the right to change speakers and exhibitors without notice.

Would you like to be considered as a speaker? If so, please read our speaker information page ‘here’


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Corporate Partners

Aaduki Photographic Insurance Loxley Colour - Professional Photo Printing Services PermaJet - The Inkjet Paper and Canvas Specialists The London Photography & Video Show Elinchrom Studio & Portable Lighting