The Photography Show 2020 - Postponed Until September

The Photography Show 2020 has been postponed until September, due to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

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The Photography Show 2020, due to take place this weekend coming, 14-17th March 2020, has now been postponed until September 2020, following the escalation of COVID-19 in Europe. If you've bought a ticket you'll be able to seek a refund, or alternatively transfer the ticket to the new date.


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It is with regret that the organisers of The Photography Show and The Video Show, which was planned to take place at the NEC from 14-17 March 2020, have announced both events will be postponed until September 2020 following the escalation of COVID-19 in Europe. 

Speaking about the announcement, Jonny Sullens, Head of Events at Future, said: “To date, we have been following government guidelines regarding the continuation of our event during this unprecedented outbreak of Coronavirus.  As the news has been progressing, we have listened to the concerns of all parties. And today we have taken the extremely difficult decision to postpone The Photography Show and The Video Show until later in the year.

“We are incredibly disappointed to take this action so close to the event opening, however the wellbeing of our visitors, exhibitors and staff is of the utmost importance. We understand how important the show is both from an industry and community point of view, and postponing until September 2020, when we hope the threat of COVID-19 will have significantly reduced, will allow us to deliver the show everyone deserves.

“We are now working through the ramifications of this challenging situation and thank everyone for their support during this difficult time.”

The new event dates will be announced in due course. Tickets can be transferred to the new show date or a refund will be given - The Ticket Factory will be in touch in due course with more information. For updates, please visit the event website:


Fujifilm UK has also issued a statement: Fujifilm statement following the postponement of The Photography Show, 14-17 March 2020

Following confirmation by Future Plc that The Photography Show, due to take place on 14 – 17 March 2020 at the Birmingham NEC, has been postponed, Fujifilm UK has published the following statement.

Commenting on the postponement, a Fujifilm UK spokesperson said:

"The coronavirus epidemic is a unique situation – and from both a staff and an audience perspective, the decision to postpone The Photography Show is the most responsible decision and one that we fully support. Through this evolving situation, the health of Fujifilm employees, partners and customers is our primary concern."

"While we understand that the photography community will be disappointed, we have been developing our contingency plan for several weeks and we look forward to bringing all of the elements of The Photography Show experience to life over the coming weeks, the schedule of which will be announced shortly."

We will add more information when we have it. You can find an FAQ on The Photography Show website.

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