Partners and Supporters

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Global SinoPhoto Awards partners and sponsors

The Museum of East Asian Arts: Located in Bath, this is the only UK museum solely dedicated to the arts and cultures of East and Southeast Asia, with a collection of nearly 2000 sets of objects spanning over 7000 years, from 5000 BC to the present. Special exhibitions and a rich events programme help deliver the museum’s aim of encouraging greater understanding of East and Southeast Asian arts and cultures

The Lau Institute, King’s College, London: This is a global centre for the research, study and understanding of contemporary China. It aims to study both China and work with Chinese scholars and others. As such, it seeks research collaborations and deeper mutual understanding with the People's Republic of China, ensuring the institute sits at the heart of King's strategic approach.

The World Architecture Festival China: WAF China is the exclusively authorised brand of EMAP brand WAF in Mainland China and Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. WAF China is dedicated to establishing a professional and diversified platform to strengthen connections between China and the global design industry with the aim of creating more opportunities for talented designers around the world to share their design ideas.

Bristol and West of England China Bureau: WoECB works unstintingly to connect the people of Bristol and the Southwest of England with the people of China and in particular Bristol’s Sister City Guangzhou in Southern China to encourage greater mutual understanding between our two countries.

Blick Rothenberg: It is a tax, accounting and business advisory firm that puts its people and client relationships first. Its partner-led approach ensures that client companies receive high quality service from a team of high quality people. Combining technical expertise with personal integrity, it offers audit, accounting and business advisory services, as well as advice on corporate and personal tax matters.

UK Chinese Entrepreneurs Club is a social club with a membership of over 300 Chinese entrepreneurs who are based in the UK. It is one of the key business groups in the Chinese business community contributing to the Anglo Chinese business exchange, providing networking opportunities to support and enhance business connections between East and West. 

The Societies of Photographers: This is a group of organisations incorporating the interests of all aspects of photography. The membership is open to full-time professional, semi-professional and the serious enthusiast. It is their aspiration to become the largest and most proactive organisation representing the needs of photographers across Europe.

Digitalab: This professional photo lab has over 70 years’ experience of providing exceptional quality services to the photographic industry. Originally established in 1949 as Mobile Photo Services, Digitalab is housed in custom designed premises in the Ouseburn area of Newcastle. From its unrivalled C-Type Photographic Prints to its extensive range of framing options and wall art, the care and attention to detail evident in all of its products help set clients apart from the competition.

Tianyao Global: This consultancy offers a broad range of consulting services in areas such as infrastructure, mining, renewable power fields, agriculture, new material technology as well as one-stop financial service solutions for investment projects. The company has a strong industry expertise, deep knowledge and understanding of its business environment, allowing it to address problems that no one else can.

Shangtuf Image and Art Development Co., Ltd: It is a platform for photographic art exchange with the rest of the world, introducing works of Chinese photography works to other countries as well as bringing photography works of the overseas photographers’ to Chinese photography community.

Andrea Stern Associates Ltd: A visual content consultancy working with clients from across the heritage, trade and commercial sectors of the image industry to manage and develop their collections and enable their content to be visible, profitable, and easily accessible to diverse markets and audiences.

Ash Communications: An award-winning PR, marketing and communications company. It creates campaigns using ideas that engage with the relevant target audience at the right time using the right communications channels including traditional, digital and social media.

China Photographer Association: CPA is an association of commercial photographers, established in Hong Kong, helping professional photographers develop locally and internationally.

The Kuala Lumpur International Photo awards: KLPA is an annual global portrait photography prize seeking the very best and fresh entries from photographers of all levels.

Mothers’ Bridge of Love: MBL was founded in 2004 by bestselling author Xinran. It is a UK registered charity dedicated to reaching out and enriching the lives of Chinese children in all corners of the world – those adopted by Western families, those raised abroad and those living in China.

Active, Anglo Chinese Communication: This is the parent company of the Global SinoPhoto Awards, founded in 2001 by Yintong Betser. ACTIVE is a PR/marketing consultancy specialising in facilitating and developing business between the two countries through events and activities.


Global SinoPhoto Awards partners and sponsors