Innovation

Community History of Britain Gateway

Building a digital image aggregation service for the Cultural Sector

Our focus is to provide a business opportunity for small and medium-sized cultural heritage institutions (SMIs) which will sustain and grow commercial value over the next decade.  We will do this by creating, together with our partners i-Publishing Consultants, a searchable e-commerce licensing platform, offering both a new potential source of income and a strong digital presence, leading to greater awareness of their collections, for commercial audiences and users within the sector.  For more details click here

 

Business Development

Assessment and analysis of the organisation’s potential and opportunities for growth and sustainability; review of workflow processes, standardisation, automation, distribution, marketing and website.

Clients from the heritage, trade and commercial sectors of the image industry include: ArtUK; Historic England; Museum of English Rural Life, Reading University; Osprey Publishing Group; Oxford University Images; IWM; Superstock (USA)

 

Commercial Opportunities

We work with trade associations both in the UK and internationally to support their work through networking, sponsorship and funding, and event management.  Together with our clients we will develope a marketing strategy, to increase distribution, recognition and understanding of their collection and brand; and to build up relationships with their clients to ensure that both user and supplier get the most from their association.

Clients include: BAPLA, CEPIC, DMLA, PICSEL, Stocktrek (USA)

 

Exhibition Curation

Image+Space

Image+Space is a new group of Chinese retail photography galleries with the flagship gallery in Beijing launched in May 2017. Reflecting the substantial growth of the medium in China, Image+Space is a hub for photographers, art lovers and cultural enthusiasts across the country, combining industry expertise with curated exhibitions and a professionally selected collections of high-quality prints of editorial and archive photography from across the world.