AIPP inks new partnership with Aon
Melbourne, Australia, 10 July 2017 – The Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) is delighted to announce a new partnership with risk and people advisers, Aon.
The partnership will see Aon endorsed as a recommended insurance partner and provider of retirement and health solutions to the 3,000 members of the AIPP.
Peter Myers, Executive Officer of the AIPP, says this partnership is a co-operation which will see both the AIPP and Aon combining “their shared ethos in a long term commitment to promoting the art of photography and all of the experiences surrounding it”.
“We’re excited to be working with Aon who share our philosophy of working together for the benefit of the professional image making community in Australia.
“We are more confident than ever that APPA will continue to evolve and go from strength to strength with the ever growing involvement of our members and the continuing support of Aon and our other committed trade partners,” says Mr Myers.
Simon Calabrese, Client Director, Entertainment & Leisure, Aon says they are thrilled to be supporting the professional imaging community.
“Aon has been servicing the professional photography industry for over 20 years and our sponsorship of the AIPP further exemplifies our commitment to the industry.
“We are living in an interconnected and volatile world, where the needs and the risks photographers face every day are constantly evolving. Our partnership will allow us to encourage more professionals to understand the need for comprehensive insurance, risk management and financial planning.”
Aon is also the Platinum Sponsor for the 2017 Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA), taking place in Melbourne next month.
For further information on Aon’s insurance offering, visit https://business-insurance.aon.com.au/Associations/AIPP.aspx
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
About the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP)
The AIPP is Australia’s largest photographic membership body. Founded in 1963, the AIPP is a not-for-profit organisation run voluntarily for and by professional photographers and industry representatives, who seek to set a standard of excellence within the profession. The AIPP strives to promote and maintain the highest standards of professional competence and business ethics in the profession. By maintaining rigorous entry criteria and a binding Code of Ethics for members, as well as providing ongoing education via seminars, workshops and events, the AIPP is a brand of trust in the photographic industry. AIPP Committees represent members on important issues such as copyright; taxation, legal and business matters; insurance; digital imaging and work practices.
Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA)
Launched in 1976, the APPAs are the largest awards for professional print photography in Australia. It is also the only awards that require physical prints to be submitted for judging. It is open to all professional photographers with entries judged in sub-categories covering specialised forms of professional photography including: commercial, illustrative, portrait, wedding, landscape, travel, as well as other categories.