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18 September 2014

Wellcome Trust, 215 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2BE

FOCUS: A One-Day BAPLA Picture Industry Event

Event Programme

On 18 September BAPLA, in association with Universal Images Group, will be running a one-day industry event which will be open to both BAPLA and FOCAL International members (at a discounted rate) and non-members.

An expert panel from both library and client sides will debate the pertinent issues around these subjects before the discussion is opened up to the floor.

- Picture Buyers Panel
- Picture Library Sales & New Media Marketing
- Footage – its Place in the Industry
- What is the Future of the Media Industry?


Continental breakfast, buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided and the event will conclude with a drinks reception at 5pm.


£50 for non-members
£40 for BAPLA members  
(DISCOUNTED RATE FOR FOCAL International Members £40. Apply to for discount code)
£30 for BAPLA members attending the AGM (which will kick the day off at 9am)

Please book your ticket here

For more up to date information please follow this link.

Session 1: Picture Buyers Panel

Chair: Glen Marks – Business Development Manager, Rex Features
Panel: Katie Meade – Contracts Executive, IP Licensing & Acquisitions, The Open University
Jenny McQueen – Art Buyer & Production Manager, Southpaw Communications
Two more panellists to be confirmed.

Session 2: Picture Library Sales & New Media Marketing

Chair: Steve Lake – Library Manager, 4Corners Images
Panel: Lee Martin – SVP Sales, Getty Images
Laura Summerton – UK Sales Manager, Bridgeman Images
Mark Leech – Managing Director, Offside Sports Photography
Paul Tuvey – Director of Sales, Europe, Shutterstock

Session 3: Footage – its Place in the Industry

Chair: Ben Jones – Head of Motion, Science Photo Library
Panel: Sue Malden – Chair, FOCAL International
Rachel Brinton-Matthews – Video Content Development Specialist, Getty Images
James Hunt - Freelance Archive Producer
Natasha Stillwell – Head of Content, Twig

Session 4 – Future of the Media Industry

Chair: Toby Hopkins – Senior Account Manager, Publishing, Getty Images
Panel: Vinay Solanki - Director, Business Development, Getty Images
David Harrigan – Head of Visual Content, Microsoft Devices
Two more panellists to be confirmed.