Visual Connections partners
Agency Access offer a range of marketing services, including email marketing, direct mail, design services and direct access to a database of over 60,000 creatives across the globe, for photographers, illustrators, reps and stock agencies.
Graphic Design USA is a monthly news and information magazine for graphic designers and other creative professionals.
Picture Archive Council of America
PACA is the trade organization in North America that represents the interests of stock archives of every size; its membership includes over 100 companies in North America and over 50 international members.
Visual Researchers Society of Canada
The Visual Researchers’ Society of Canada exists to promote excellence in the field of visual research. The members of the Society are dedicated professionals whose task is to find images that work for producers and publishers in all media.
Association of Commercial Stock Image Licensors
The Association of Commercial Stock Image Licensors is a trade organization dedicated to promoting and advancing the professional interests of the stock footage industry.
American Society of Picture Professionals
The ASPP has members drawn from the whole spectrum of the ever-evolving photography industry and provides an open exchange of information on industry ethics and standards, business practices, and the needs created by new technology and ideas.
British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies
BAPLA is the trade association for picture libraries in the UK and the largest organization of its kind in the world with over 330 member organisations.
Bundesverband der Pressebild-Agenturen und Bildarchive e.V.
BVPA is the trade organization of German picture agencies, founded in 1970 in Berlin. Its 85 members supply imagery of all kinds, press, stock, history and footage. You can find agencies specialized in food, geographic, botanic, etc.
Coordination of European Picture Agencies Press Stock Heritage
CEPIC was established in 1993 as a European Economic Interest Group not for profit. CEPIC represents over 1,000 picture sources in Europe and aims to be a united voice for these organisations in all matters pertaining to the photographic industry.
American Society of Media Photographers
ASMP is the leading trade association for photographers who photograph primarily for publication. ASMP promotes photographers’ rights, educates photographers in better business practices, produces business publications for photographers and helps buyers find professional photographers.
Picture Licensing Universal System
The PLUS Coalition is an international non-profit initiative on a mission to simplify and facilitate, through a system of standards, the communication and management of image rights in all countries.
Stockphotorights.com is a helpful resource for information on image licensing. It aims to unravel the complexities, expose the pitfalls and provide image buyers with the knowledge they need to license an image with confidence. The site has been set up by Getty Images for the benefit of the photographic industry and its customers, with the support of PACA and BAPLA.
Young Photographers Alliance
Founded in 2009 by Deborah Free, Jerry Tavin, Janou Pakter and Edward Leigh, the Young Photographers Alliance is a global community where young photographers connect with the inspiration, resources and contacts they need to build successful and sustainable careers.
Launched jointly in London and New York in 2001, picturehouse has been behind many trade shows in the UK, France, Germany, Australia and, formerly, the US.
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Already the world’s largest marketing event devoted to commercial licensing of visual media, Visual Connections New York drew more buyers and exhibitors this year than in 2012.
After four successful years, Jerry Tavin, the current President, will step down, to be succeeded by Bob Hendriks, founder and manager of In Transit Images.
Zoomy Images LLC, an on-line image and audio provider for the creative industry, has launched its service today through its web site, www.zoomyimages.com.