PACA 2014 Conference Registration is Open

© Shutterstock We excited to announce that registration is now open for the 19th Annual PACA Conference! We’re returning to New York City, one of the United States’ most vibrant, artistic, and populous cities. The City That Never Sleeps is the perfect setting for PACA, the Digital Media Licensing Association, in our continued efforts to […]

Visual Connections New York 2014 Open for Booking

        Booking opened on June 10 to prospective exhibitors at Visual Connections New York Image Expo 2014, which will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd. As the largest marketing event devoted to commercial licensing of visual media anywhere in the world, Visual Connections New York is an opportunity to connect with hundreds […]

Visual Connections Interview with Cathy Aron, PACA Executive Director

Courtesy of Visual Connections.  Originally published on Visual Connection’s Blog: http://www.visualconnections.com/blog Michael Masterson and I ( Ellen Herbert) were speaking about the history of our industry. Again and again, one name came up as a leader and advocate for all things stock photography. And as a result, I asked Michael to interview Cathy Aron. Cathy Aron […]

Uniloc and Patent Trolling

By Nancy Wolff, Esq., PACA Counsel At the PACA 2013 Conference this October, we held a panel on patent trolls that are targeting this industry, and in particular, the Company Uniloc that alleges to have a patent on licensing images online and had targeted 4 companies in the micro stock space. Patent trolls are companies […]

Visual Steam’s 2013 Stock Image Buyers Survey

Leslie Hughes, Visual Steam’s Founder recently spoke at the PACA 2013 Conference in NYC and mentioned how pleased and surprised she was to PacaSearch tied for fifth as the go-to website for buyers!  If you’re not on our mega-search engine yet, you need to be…. “We look at this first survey of stock image buyers […]

PACA 2013 Conference Rocks!

The PACA staff and Program Committee are still riding high from the success of the PACA 2013  Conference!  Feedback from participants has been great and we believe that this was one of our best conferences in recent years. The move from a hotel seems to have been a positive one and we enjoyed being the […]

Great discounts for PACA Conference end Tomorrow!!

Prices go up on August 10th, 2013, so be sure to register by August 9th! FREE NETWORKING AREA: This year’s Conference at the Altman Building there will offer a free networking area for all participants. Free wi-fi will also be available to all attendees!! This year’s theme will be “Opportunity in Change”. With the challenges […]