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World Photography Organisation Partners

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet. We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.


Sony World Photography Awards


Title SponsorSony

Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, imaging, game, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, interactive entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $76 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.


TIMEOUTExhibition Official Partner

Time Out Group is a global media and hospitality business that curates and creates the best of the world’s greatest cities through its two divisions - Time Out Media and Time Out Market. Time Out launched in London in 1968 with a magazine to help people discover the exciting new urban cultures that had started up all over the city. Today, across the Group’s digital and physical platforms, Time Out’s professional journalists curate the best things to do, see and eat in 333 cities in 59 countries.


Sony World Photography Awards' Hotel Partner 

Dorsett Hospitality International (DHI) is one of Asia’s fastest-growing hospitality brands. As a Hong Kong-grown hospitality brand, we are proud to have an international footprint in 29 major cities in the world with a total of 57 properties, including DHI’s three core brands: Dorsett Hotels & Resorts, Silka and d.Collection. DHI is also the sister company to Trans World Hotels and an affiliate partner of Agora Hospitalities.



Media Partners


Culture Whisper








London Photographic is a team of innovative & experienced professional and semi-professional photographers and educators who have been running highly successful workshops, seminars and photo walks for over 12 years. They love travel and adventures and run amazing events across Europe, Central America and Asia providing expert photography tuition across all genres of photography using their highly capable and flexible team. Whether you are just starting out, looking to learn something new or are an experienced pro, London Photographic is always happy to share their knowledge and experience.


Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair is the UK's leading artist fair to discover and buy art directly from the very best emerging artistic talent. With bi-annual and annual fairs The Other Art Fair has grown both in the UK and abroad with editions now strongly established in Bristol, London, Sydney, Melbourne, Brooklyn and LA - with plenty more to come!


The Photography Show The Photography Show Full to the brim with everything a passionate photography enthusiast or a well-seasoned professional photographer could possibly dream of; including the latest technology from all the leading brands, demos of the latest kit, conference sessions and a complete range of talks and seminars guaranteed to meet your needs, whatever your level. Join like-minded photographers at the must-attend event in the image making community’s calendar.




Picture This

Sony Picture ThisPicture This: Celebrating creative videos that inspire a positive future for people and the planet in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

The World Photography Organisation in association with Sony Pictures Television and the United Nations Foundation, is calling all filmmakers, video content creators, and change-makers to raise awareness and inspire action for people and the planet. The Time to Act is Now!


Photo London

Photo London

Photo London brings the finest international photography to the British capital every year. The Fair presents the best historic and vintage works while also spotlighting fresh perspectives in photography. Along with a selection of the world’s leading photography dealers and galleries, Photo London’s Discovery section is dedicated to the most exciting emerging galleries and artists. In addition, each edition sees a unique Public Programme including special exhibitions and installations; a Talks Programme curated by William A. Ewing, former Director of the Musée de l’Elysée, and former Director of Exhibitions at the International Center of Photography, New York; and several Awards announced, headlined by the Photo London Master of Photography Award.

Beyond the Fair, Photo London regularly hosts Pre-Fair Talks engaging with the craft, market and knowledge of photography and acts as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community, with major institutions, auction houses, galleries and the burgeoning creative communities in the East End and South London presenting a series of Satellite Events.

Photo London is produced by Candlestar, an internationally renowned cultural consultancy with an outstanding reputation within the field of photography and the arts. Candlestar produces the Prix Pictet on behalf of the Pictet Group.




PHOTOFAIRS presents selected brands and corporates with an unrivaled opportunity to connect with the world’s most innovative photography-focused art fairs.  With destinations in the heart of Asia PHOTOFAIRS offers brands an unparalleled and unique opportunity to reach a discerning audience.

Benefits include brand associations and amplification, privileged access to the show and the potential for dedicated space within the fair environment.  PHOTOFAIRS focuses on long-term creative partnerships.

See the PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai partners




Interested in becoming a partner?

The World Photography Organisation collaborates with partners to create visual and vibrant programmes that actively engage with and inspire hundreds of thousands of consumers across the world.

These unique initiatives help partners to:

  • Reach new audiences 
  • Build relationships with customers 
  • Generate international media exposure throughout the year
  • Raise brand awareness and increase customer loyalty 
  • Convey brand messaging in an exciting and innovative way 
  • Associate your brand with a cultural lifestyle and contemporary arts programme 

In addition to bespoke programmes, the World Photography Organisation offers partners the opportunity to link with their events around the world.

To discuss partnerships, please contact us