The Societies of Photographers 2020 London Photo Convention & Trade Show

Europe's Largest All-welcome Photographic Convention

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

The Societies of Photographers 2020 Convention
Put the dates in your diary now!
Full Convention:
Wednesday 22nd – Saturday 25th January 2020
FREE* Trade Show Dates: Thursday 23rd – Saturday 25th January 2020
Venue: Novotel London West, Hammersmith

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

The 2020 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 5 January 2020 for FREE and avoid £10 entry fee to Trade Show.


London Photo Trade ShowTrade Show

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 with Cameraworld and Park Cameras the main supporting dealers.

Trade Show Opening Times
Thursday 23rd – Saturday 25th January 2020  – 10:00–17:00

Register for your free tickets today!

Check out the Free Seminars and Demos by Canon and The Flash Centre.

Photographic SeminarsMasterclasses (Wednesday 22–Saturday 25 January)

Don’t miss out on the chance to start off the year with inspiration from some of the world’s best photographers. 200 hours of classes have been arranged for the 2020 Convention. You can attend the full 4 day Masterclass programme from just £154.09.


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.

20x16 Print Competition20×16″ Print Competition

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).

Presentation EveningPresentation Evening

Join us on the glittering Awards Night and celebrate the success of photographers from around the world. The 2019 Monthly Image Competition, 2020 20×16” Print competition and Trade Awards winners will be announced at a glamorous awards ceremony on Friday 24 January 2020.

qualifcationQualifications at the Convention

We are laying down the challenge to our valued members to gain Licentiateship, Associateship or Fellowship accreditation for their work at the 2020 Convention. The judging process is held in public so photographers can watch the assessment process, this in itself is an invaluable learning process.

Join us on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd in the Chablis Suite and experience the live judging for yourself.

Exhibitions at the Convention

ChromaLuxe featured at The Societies of Photographers Convention and Tradeshow 2020 in London

At the Societies of Photographers Convention and Tradeshow 2020 in Novotel London, Wex Photo Video and ChromaLuxe team up to showcase the work of photographer Carl Warner.


Terry Donnelly FSWPP – On Assignment with Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Terry Donnelly

Show Guide

View the online edition of the 2020 Show Guide here.

Show Guide

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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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