The winners of fifth annual Event Photography Awards 2018 were unveiled on 3 May at at The British Museum.
The sold out event saw some 300 guests viewing 80 shortlisted photographs across 12 categories, while enjoying superb canapés and bowl food by Bubble Food.
The photographs were printed by exhibition industry stalwarts, Pertons Signs, and mounted on kit provided by Full Circle Events.
A highlight of the ceremony was the Music Events award, which in the absence of winner Danny North, who is on tour with U2, was presented on video by guitarist The Edge.
The fifth anniversary of the awards saw over 1,000 photographs entered by around 100 professional event photographers, as well as many industry amateurs. The competition also featured two new categories: Food & Drink (Catering) and Venues.
The overall winning photo came from the Cultural Events category: Rituals of the Water at the Lost Village by Andrew Whitton (pictured below).
Judges including many well-known faces from the events industry as well as editors of magazines appropriate to each category, including EN editor Nicola Macdonald, Conference News editor Paul Colston and Simon Hughes editor of The Cricketer who oversaw the Sporting Events category.
The full list of winners can be found at eventphotographyawards.com/2018-winners