2017 Events



The Album Atelier Workshop
24 & 25 June 2017

Golden Age Cinema, Sydney
Official website

We’re proud to be the major sponsor of this progressive one day workshop for business-minded wedding photographers who believe their clients’ photos deserve to be permanently preserved in print. Hosted by Milton Gan Photography.

You’ll learn the art of storytelling, album design and effortless sales with the help of The Beautiful Collective, Renee Blake, Dan O’Day, Lara Hotz and SmartAlbums. We'll be showcasing our inkjet printed archival Flush Mount Albums too, like this one from Zoe Morley Photography.

Early Bird Tickets are $487 or $695 from 1st April.
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Past Events


Melbourne Art Book Fair
16 - 19 March 2017

National Gallery Of Victoria
Official website

Discover international and local publishers and practitioners in a weekend of fifty diverse programs including free talks, book launches, performances and over 200 publishers featuring art, design, architecture and photography publications from around the world.

The third annual Melbourne Art Book Fair will explore new territory in 2017 by showcasing art book practices in contemporary photography and typography. From artists’ books, catalogues and monographs, to periodicals and independent publications, visitors can engage with the latest developments in art publishing.


Crowdfunding A Photobook at the Unless You Will Symposium
18 February 2017

60 mins, Time TBA
RMIT University, Melbourne
$100 or $70 Concession

More Information or Buy Symposium Ticket

Elliot Chapple from Australia’s own crowdfunding platform, Pozible, will outline the steps for creating a successful campaign then join Libby Jeffery from Momento Pro and Nikki Toole, a Melbourne based photographer who crowdfunded Skater: A photography art book, to discuss the pitfalls and practicalities of crowdfunding a photography project.

To attend the presentation and be inspired by a weekend of conversations with photographers, book makers, thinkers, curators and publishers buy a ticket to the Unless You Will Symposium. It will be your best return on investment for 2017.

Photobook Awards Presentation + Exhibition
17 February 2017

6:00 - 9:00pm
Magic Johnston, Collingwood
Official website

The Australian Photobook of the Year Award presentation will be held at the opening of the Unless You Will Symposium, and the Award exhibition featuring the finalist books, runs until 25 Feb. Exhibition hours are Tue to Sat from 11am - 5pm and all attendees are invited to vote for the People’s Choice Award winner.

Photobook Reviews
17 February 2017

1:00 - 4:00pm
Photography Studies College, Melbourne
$120 for successful applicants

Get details + apply now

Apply by 6 Feb to present your dummy photobook, photo series or page spreads to leading art book creators and publishing experts for invaluable in 4 x 20 minute conversations. Reviewers include Thames & Hudson, Hardie Grant Books, Books At Manic, the Asia Pacific Photobook Archive plus designers, printers and published photographers. 16 spaces only so book early. This is part of the Unless You Will event.

AIPP Production Tour + Presentation
10 November 2016

Momento Pro, Sydney
Official website

Tour behind-the-scenes at Momento Pro while you meet the craftsmen and women who produce the books, followed by an artist talk from Hilary Wardhaugh, who will discuss her practice and use of artist and photo books.

Orpheus Island Photography Workshop
2 - 8 October 2016

Orpheus Island Research Centre, Queensland
Official website

Experience amazing photographic opportunities and fine-dining while being tutored in camera craft, photo editing, colour management and printing from the master of fine art photography, Les Walking, then learn the craft of visual storytelling from renowned artist book creators, Doug Spowart and Vicki Cooper.

The Nikon AIPP Event
27 - 31 August 2016

Pullman Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne
Official website

AIPP Incite : Photobook Reviews
27 August 2016

Pullman Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne
Official website

The new AIPP annual event is embracing some exciting changes and we’re delighted to be hosting a How To Publish A Photobook presentation followed by critical Photobook Reviews from experts in photography, publishing and design.

The Baby Summit
6 - 8 August 2016

Twin Towns, Tweed Heads
Official website

Baby, newborn and maternity photographers will find this a friendly environment to learn from inspiring local and international speakers, as well as like-minded peers.  Visit us on Stand #13 to see the latest products and receive personalised advice.

Photobook Of The Year - Wagga Wagga
4-22 July 2016

Official website

Exibition Times: TBC
H.R. Gallop Gallery
Building 21, Boorooma StCharles Sturt University

Browse the winning and finalist books from the Australian and New Zealand Photo Book Of The Year Awards 2015 and participate in a panel discussion on Wed 20 July with Jacob Raupach, James Farley and Chris Orchard of the Charles Sturt University photography faculty.

Melbourne Art Book Fair
29 April - 1 May 2016

National Gallery Of Victoria
Official website

Featuring some of the world’s most creative emerging and established publishers, artists and writers, the 2016 Melbourne Art Book Fair presents a dynamic program of free talks, trade stands, book launches and performances over three days. Now in its second year, the fair, which drew 16,000 visitors to NGV International last year, presents twice as many publishers and events in 2016.


Photobook Of The Year - Brisbane Exhibition
14-22 April 2016

Official website

Exibition Times: Wed to Fri @ 4-7pm, Sat to Sun @ 11-4pm

Maud Creative

Photobook Of The Year - Sydney Exhibition
14 March - 7 April 2016

Official website

Exibition Times: Weekdays @ 12 - 4pm

Momento Pro
20-40 Meagher St, Chippendale
Limited visitor parking available

Australian Photobook Of The Year Awards

Official website

Award Presentation
Thu 25 Feb @ 6-8pm
Photobook Melbourne
Boyd School Studios
Level 1, 207-229 City Rd, Southbank

The Australian Photo Book Of The Year Awards are presented by Photobook Melbourne and Momento Pro. They celebrate excellence in trade published, self-published and dummy photo books and offer $10,000+ in prizes.  Entrants must register online and submit their physical book. Winners will be announced and exhibited at Photobook Melbourne.

Newcastle Artist Book Fair
12 March 2016

Watt Space Gallery
Official website

An Expanded Print exhibition pushing the boundaries of the modern zines, artist and photo books into an expanded form thus opening up a range of possibilities for photography and print medium.

Hair Of The Dog
6-8 Feb 2016

Iona Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane
Official website

This is the AIPP's first national event for the year and it's particularly focused on student and emerging photographers.  The event includes a tradeshow of photo industry suppliers, presentations, workshops and plenty of social activities.

AIPP NSW Portrait Workshop + Production Tour
Wed 25 Nov 2015

Momento Showroom, Sydney
$40 AIPP members, $60 Non-members
Book here

AIPP NSW and Momento Pro are hosting an evening in conversation with Katie and Jeremy from Heartstory + Karl and Bec from Welsch Photography.  We'll walk you through our production facility in action before learning about the business processes, products and promotions that have made these photography studios successful.

VOLUME Art Book Fair
11-13 September 2015

Artspace, Woolloomooloo, Sydney
Official website

The first VOLUME Art Book Fair attracted 6,500 visitors who browsed and bought photography + art books and participated in workshops and book making activities.  We hosted a panel discussion on Design for Photo Books with Christopher Stewart (UTS), Heidi Romano (Photobook Melbourne), Esther Teichmann (Royal College of Art, London), Tom Evangelides (Black Eye Gallery) and Chloe Ferres.

Melbourne Art Book Fair
1-3 May 2015

National Gallery Of Victoria
Official website

Momento Pro was one of 100 local + international book creators, publishers, retailers and distributors to exhibit at the first Melbourne Art Book Fair. In two days and one night 16,000 people passed through the Great Hall at The National Gallery of Victoria, to browse, buy and be inspired by photo books, artist books, zines and other unique publications. The Fair will now become an annual event.

Photobook Melbourne Festival
12-22 Feb 2015

Official website

Momento Pro was delighted to be the major sponsor of Australia’s first international photo book festival. Thousands of photo book creators and lovers visited the workshops, exhibitions, book fair, presentations and the Australian Photo Book Of The Year Award presentation.  Thanks to all participants in our Self Publishing A Photo Book seminar and Publishing Photo Books panel.


The Digtal Show
16 - 18 Oct 2015

Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank
Official website

Australia's biggest annual photographic tradeshow during which we host a Momento Pro stand on the Friday to showcase all our new products, materials, papers and finishes.  The APPA Awards, photographic workshops and presentations also happen throughout the weekend.