Sponsors and Supporters
Global SinoPhoto Awards thanks all our sponsors and supporters
Alamy is the world's most diverse stock photo library representing over 440,000 photographers in over 173 countries serving 100,000 clients across the publishing, design, advertising and broadcast spheres. Alamy’s headquarters are in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. It has offices in the United States and India, as well as a team based in Australia. In February 2020, Alamy was acquired by PA Media Group, the UK-based news and information business. See more on Alamy: www.alamy.com
Alamy拥有世界上最多样化的照片图库，代理超过 173 个国家的 440,000 多名摄影师，为出版、设计、广告和广播领域的 100,000 名客户提供服务。Alamy的总部设在英国牛津郡，在美国和印度均设有办事处，并在澳大利亚设有团队。2020 年 2 月，Alamy被英国新闻和信息机构 PA Media Group 收购。 www.alamy.com
WAF China is the only World Architecture Festival event authorized by EMAP in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan regions. This year is the first year of WAF China and will be held in Chengdu, WAF China will be an annual event. www.worldarchitecturefestival.com
Official Translation by Lan-bridge Communication Ltd
Lan-bridge Communication Ltd is a language service provider based in London and China. Lan-bridge was founded in Chengdu in 2000 to cater to the increasing demand for translation services as more and more foreign companies invested in China, and as Chinese companies began to cooperate with partners all over the globe.
Awards category sponsors:
'Volitation Ltd. - sponsor for the 'Work and Study' category
Volitation Ltd. is a local-based time-honoured company with its headquarter located in London, UK. It provides consulting management services for import and export trade between China and the UK as well as European countries. Its trade products include furniture, seafood, alcohol, and medical treatment etc. Volitation has more than 10 years of experience in import and export and overseas warehouse operation management.
ACE UK Group – sponsor for the 'Us, Now' category
ACE UK Group includes Anglo Chinese Executive Travel Ltd (ACE Travel) and Anglo Chinese Executive Communications with the in-depth expertise in tourism and cultural business exchanges between China and the UK and Ireland.
Smart Stone[市井文化篇] - Sponsor for the 'Street Life (youth)' category
Smart Stone is a leading edu-tech solution provider aiming to apply virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology to teaching and learning process. Our solutions including the VR Classroom and AR/VR Coding have been successfully applied into more than 500 schools in Global. www.SmartStoneVR.com, www.xSpaces.io
We thank our supporters for their generosity:
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Supported charity: The Mothers’ Bridge of Love
The Mothers’ Bridge of Love (MBL) is a UK registered charity which was founded in 2004 by Xinran, a columnist of The Guardian and author of eight worldwide published books, such as The Good Women of China, Sky Burial, Miss Chopsticks, China Witness, and The Promise. MBL reaches out to Chinese children in all corners of the world: those who have been adopted by Western families in 27 countries, those who have been raised abroad, and those living in China, often in destitute conditions. MBL is also striving to introduce an authentic China to the West.
Founders and Organisers:
Yintong Betser is the founder of the Global SinoPhoto Awards and the founder of ACTIVE Anglo Chinese Communications. Yintong is the Chinese advisor to the London Chamber of Commerce (LCC); she was interviewed by the BBC in 2014 as a representative of the Chinese business representative in London. Yintong is also the author of the book series ACTIVE Business Travel series (GB + China) and a column writer for the London Business Matters and the Chinese Business Gazette.
Lynne Bryant is the co-founder of this Global SinoPhoto Awards and founder of The Architectural Photography Awards. Lynne was also the founder of Arcaid Images - the first privately owned UK-based image library of architecture photography and was the Chairperson of the British Association of Picture Libraries (BAPLA). Lynne is currently the Honorary Secretary of The Architecture Club.
Lynne Bryant女士是此国际大奖赛的合作创始人；也是世界建筑节《建筑摄影大奖》的创始人。Bryant女士曾担任英国图片社协会（BAPLA）的主席，现任建筑俱乐部的名誉秘书长。她创建的Arcaid 图片公司为当时在英国的第一家私营图片公司，代理来自世界各地的摄影师及其作品。