Icon Book & Paper Group: Conference Photo Competition

Deadline extended until 4 July 2021!

18 Jun 2021

The Icon Book and Paper Group present Mod Cons: Modern Conservation, Modern Constraints, Modern Conveniencesa rich conference that aims to progress conservation through advocacy and understanding solutions for our current challenges. It is the 3rd Icon Book & Paper Group Conference, and it will take place on 4–7 October 2021.

Find the conference agenda and tickets here.

Icon Book & Paper Group are excited to announce that the deadline to our conference photo competition has been extended! The competition will run until 4th July giving three lucky winners the chance to go to Mod Cons for free!

There are three categories in which you can enter:

  • General - anything relating to the conference theme in its many aspects
  • Fun - conservation is full of fun, show it!
  • Behind the scenes - what is there that is usually hidden from a camera?


1. Upload your photograph to social media (Twitter, Instagram or our Facebook page), or email it to us at [email protected].

2. Include the hashtag #IconBPG21 in your post. If you are submitting via email, please include the hashtag in your subject line. In order for your submission to be counted, you must include this hashtag in your post or email.

3. You must also include which category you are entering in (general, fun or behind the scenes) and your name. Feel free to add a caption to your image. The competition is open to all, Icon members and non-members.he photos should relate to the conference theme.


By submitting images to the competition, you are giving the Book & Paper Group permission to use these images. We may use these images in print, on our website, on social media or elsewhere.

If you have already purchased a conference ticket and you win one of the bursaries, we will refund your purchase, excluding payment processing fees.

One entry per person. Additional entries will not be counted.

Happy snapping!

The competition will close on 4 July 2021 and winners will be notified shortly after.