Event Photography Awards 2019

Status: Open for entry Opening date: 15 September 2018 Closing date: 03 March 2019 Winners chosen by: Judging panel and audience vote
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Event Photography Awards 2019

Competition summary:

Now in year six, the Event Photography Awards is an annual ‘not for profit’ competition that celebrates the work of the (often unsung) photographers that is fundamental to promoting and sustaining the events industry.

Judged by a plethora of event industry luminaries and senior journalists, the EPAs receive wide and favourable press coverage and have over 8,000 social media followers. Winners and runners up are displayed at various events during the year including the industry leading International Confex exhibition.

The EPAs support two charities, Meeting Needs (event industry) and PhotoVoice (photography).

Winners are announced at a fabulous awards event which last year was held at The British Museum and this year is due to be held at the Museum of London in early May.

There is a fee of £10 for five photos which can be allotted to one of twelve core categories.
There is also an award for the best amateur and Peoples Choice award, voted for by guests at the Awards Night, and an overall winner who gets £1,000 and lots of kudos...

2018 over winner Andrew Whitton said: “Winning the award has definitely helped the business... We’ve been logging away our best work throughout the year and will definitely be entering again.”

Category details:

Behind The Scenes:
Set building, light rigging, AV wiring, staff briefings, kitchen prep and even the post-event clean-up!

Brand Activation & Experiential Events:
Brand experiences, creative field marketing, consumer

Catering:
Champions the central role of food and drinks at events, from haute cuisine to crazy cocktails.

Christmas Parties:
For the one event every company holds, be it big themed gala dinner, or lunch at the local.

Corporate Events & Conferences:
From conferences and product launches, to corporate hospitality and team building days.

Cultural Events:
From community events, fairs & festivals, to performances, fashion shows & art exhibitions.

Music Events:
Festivals, gigs, orchestral or solo performances - front and back stage.

Private Events:
Anything but weddings! Birthdays, anniversaries, retirement parties, bar or bat mitzvahs, reunions etc.

Sporting Events:
Competitors in action makes for compelling photography, but also think sporting ‘events’ and all that goes into to organising them.

Trade Shows & Exhibitions:
Shots that capture the essence of a trade show - from wide shots of the floor with stands and crowds, to close interactions between visitors and vendors.

Venues:
Every event needs a venue, but it takes great skill to show off an empty room enticingly.

Weddings:
Coverage of the event elements of a wedding, the parts that take real planning and vision.

Entry requirements:

No restrictions, however most entrants are event-specialist professional photographers, plus semi pros, many of whom do weddings, and good amateurs, including event industry professionals taking photos on the job.

Entry fee:

£10 per 5 shots

Prize details:

Overall Winner wins £1,000 and a trophy, plus lots of press coverage - national as well as trade - as well as online publication. Every category winner gets a trophy.

Terms and Conditions

For full terms, please reference our website: https://www.eventphotographyawards.com/terms

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