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Convention 2014

Free Trade Show Booking Deadline Extended!

2013 ConventionWe here at the Societies would like to thank the 1,000s of photographers who have already registered for the January Convention. Though for those few that have not had the chance to book yet, we are delighted to announce the we have extended the free Trade Show bookings until the 10 January 2014.

Photographers are in for a real treat at the 2014 London Photographic Trade Show and Convention - not only will all the latest photographic equipment, products and services be on show, attendees will also be able to attend demonstrations from leading manufactures on their products.

Don't forget to check out the 2014 Convention discount vouchers, deals and prize draws -

Trade Show Opening Times

Friday 17-Sunday 19 January 2014
Friday-Saturday 10:00-17:00
Sunday: 10:00-16:00

2014 Full Convention: 15-20 January 2014

Venue: Hilton London Metropole, 225 Edgware Rd, London W2 1JU

For full information on the Societies' 2014 Convention including tickets explained, seminar schedules, Qualifications at the Convention, 20x16" Print Competition, hotel layout plus more, please see the Convention section of our website.



Based upon the successes of previous Conventions, The Societies are please to announce the Masterclass programme for 2014. Running from Friday 17-Sunday 19 January 2014; over 150 hours of classes have been scheduled by some of the biggest names in the industry.

The Masterclass schedule offers a broad range of learning opportunities designed to expand the proficiency of photographers and brings together a rich selection of talent within the photographic industry.

You can attend all the Masterclasses from just 100 for a full three day pass or from just 50 for a day pass.

A Masterclass Full Pass entitles you to attend any Masterclass throughout the Convention or all Masterclasses on one day (Friday or Saturday or Sunday) if you purchase a day pass. These classes are not pre-bookable and are first come first served. Please check our website for details of all the Masterclasses which are available.

Last Places Remaining!
Stuart Wood - Advanced Lighting for People and Portraiture

John Denton - Late Night Seduction

Dave Wall - Stock Photography is Dead Right?... Don't Be Stupid!

John Denton - Street Safari

Jon Jenkins - A Complete Baby Business in a Box

The Societies' 2014 Convention Show Guide
Show GuideThe 2014 Convention Show Guide has now been dispatched. If you wish to download your interactive free copy on to an iOS device from the iTunes store, you can do so through the Professional Imagemaker app.

Also the interactive digital edition of the Show Guide is available to view on the website.

If you wish to download the Show Guide pdf for your non iPhone/iPad device.

Not a Member of The Societies?
The join today for three months free of charge and take advantage of the exclusive member's prices for the 2014 Convention.

You can benefit from:

The Professional Imagemaker magazine
Network with other Photographers on our online community
Mentoring programme
Business listing on our website
24 hour legal advice line
Reduced insurance rates (UK Only)
Free to join Bump to Baby and My First Year schemes (UK Only)
Trade sponsored promotions for members
Discounts on accepting Credit and Debit Card
Monthly and Weekly Photo Competitions

During your three month free trial.


You can sign up hassle free online -


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