Photography Trade Show Calendar for 2019 [updated]

Welcome to the Trade Show Calendar, a post that tracks camera and photography related trade shows, covering 2014.Q4 to 2019, in reverse chronological order… This is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of every photography-related trade show on the planet, only the major/influential shows… For omissions/additions and corrections, please leave a comment or use the online contact form

Latest Update: November 14 (2018): and we are back with the 2019 edition with Photokina moving to May instead of the traditional September… Since it is not a leap year, many trade shows are shifted behind by one day number-wise from 2018 to 2019 [non-leap years have 52 weeks and one day, that’s why; there’s a method to the madness] – but if that doesn’t workout (eg weekday/weekends), then they change week… Trade shows that don’t have confirmed dates for 2019 have “???” as their date…

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January 2019
+ 8-12: CES 2018 in Las Vegas (USA), better dates this year, some breathing room after the New Year’s Eve festivities
+ 16-19: Society of Social and Wedding Photographers in London (UK), convention and trade-show
+ 17-22: Imaging USA in Nashville, Tennessee (USA)
+ 31-3: Photo LA in Santa Monica (LA area, California, USA)

February 2019
+ 21-25: PhotoPro Expo in Northern Kentucky & Cincinnati (USA)
+ 25-28: Mobile World Congress in Barcelona::Spain
+ 25-1: WPPI (full conference) in Las Vegas (USA)
+ 28-3: CP Plus in Tokyo (Japan)

March 2019
+ 7-10: Society for Photographic Education in Cleveland, OH (USA)
+ 16-19: The Photography Show (Birmingham, UK)

April 2019
+ 6-11: NAB in Las Vegas (USA)
+ ???: Photo & Imaging in Seoul (Korea)

May 2019
+ 8-11: Photokina in Cologne (Germany) [NEW MONTH!]
+ NOTE that starting with 2019, Photokina takes place in May, breaking with the tradition; in Cologne as usual
+ 28-1: Computex Taipei in Taipei
+ 30-1: Photoshop World, in Orlando, Florida (USA)
+ 30-2: Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles (USA)
+ ???: The Photography Show (Los Angeles)

June 2019
+ 24-28: CeBIT in Hannover (Germany)

July 2019
+ no events?

August 2019
+ 21-23: Photoshop World II, in Las Vegas, Florida (USA)

September 2019
+ 6-11: IFA in Berlin (Germany)
+ 12-17: IBC in Amsterdaaam (Holland)
+ ???: Pro Photo Expo

October 2019
+ 6-10: GITEX in Dubai
+ 10-15: CEATEC in Tokyo (Japan)
+ 24-26: Photo Plus Expo in New York (USA)
+ ???: Cine Gear Expo II in Atlanta (USA)

November 2019
+ 7-11: Le Salon de la Photo in Paris (France) – also in english

December 2019
+ winter is coming

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