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Showlight to return

Nov 27, 2023

Date: to be announced
Venue: to be explored

Showlight has announced that it is back and will return soon! Following the enforced postponement of Showlight 2023 and a bumpy ride during the pandemic, the committee has reassembled, invigorated and forging forward to the next in the series of this unique industry-favourite networking event.

The Showlight committee is currently exploring new locations and actively seeking sponsorship for the next Showlight, the date and location of which will be confirmed in the new year. 

Many experienced committee members are joined by a flush of new members in organising what promises to be one of the most exciting issues of this unique quadrennial to date.

Incoming Showlight chairman, Jim Tetlow, who has moved from his previous position as Papers chairman, says “We are truly excited that Showlight is back with such energy and cannot wait to bring our delegates a fantastic programme of papers and networking opportunities. This has been a much loved event since 1981 and there will be many in the industry who are very happy to hear that we will return!”

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank the recently retired members of the committee for their years of hard work and dedicated service.” Retiring committee members are John Allen (chairman), Mark White (finance director), Petra Sefton (catering & food), Rob Dyer (student coordinator), Ed Jackson (exhibition coordinator) and Rudiger Benz (techinical support/stage manager). 

“The spirit of Showlight has been kept truly alive by their work and we are excited to carry it forward to the next event. We have been joined by several new committee members, namely Simon Barrett, Alan Luxford and Peter Marshall, and are still looking for new members to fill the roles left vacant by our outgoing committee members.”

To get involved with the organisation of Showlight as a sponsor or in any other capacity, contact Jim Tetlow on 

More information can be found on the Showlight website at where you can also sign up to the Mailing List to be the first to hear all the news as it breaks!



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