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Shutterstock Announced as Exclusive Global Photography Partner for Advertising Week Events in 2022

The partnership gives Shutterstock exclusive rights to capture, license and distribute content from Ad Week’s in-person global events throughout the year.

NEW YORK, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), the leading global creative platform for transformative brands and media companies, today announced an exclusive photography partnership with Advertising Week for all global events in 2022. Advertising Week events are announced as the world’s largest annual gatherings of marketing, media and technology leaders. This includes the European Advertising Week held in London from May 16-19Advertising Week Asia held in Tokyo from May 31-June 2Advertising Week Latin America (LATAM) Leadership Forum held at Mexico on May 5Great Minds at Work streamed online at June 8Advertising Week Asia Pacific (APAC) held at sydney from August 2-3New York Advertising Week from September 19-22 and Advertising Week LATAM organized at Mexico City from November 8-10.

As exclusive in-house photographer, Shutterstock will capture thousands of hybrid features across seven key events, providing images and footage from world-class thought leaders, speeches, brand activations, fireside chats and performs. As in-person events resume, the overarching theme is to explore the global contribution of industry pioneers to the creative landscape while identifying what its future looks like in local creative, tech and innovative economies.

In 2021, Shutterstock was the in-house photographer for Advertising Week New York; the extension of the agreement marks the first time the company will be the exclusive partner for Advertising Week events worldwide.

Advertising Week has a contributor network of over 2,500 industry leaders who provide an expert voice on industry insights and over 165,000 annual attendees at their events throughout the year , covering six global markets.

“We are thrilled to expand our alliance with Advertising Week in what will be our strongest global editorial partnership yet,” said Candice Murray, vice president of editorial at Shutterstock. “We believe in the power of inspiration through education. We are excited to showcase electrifying thought leadership, capturing trailblazers, industry experts and innovative thinkers across the many Advertising Week events at come in 2022.”

“Shutterstock has been our trusted partner for years with a strong track record of excellence, and we are thrilled to be working with an internationally renowned creative company that is best in class as we embark on this global journey together,” said matt scheckner, Global Managing Director at Advertising Week. “We look forward to sharing the high-quality content they capture at our flagship events not only with our strong Advertising Week community, but also with Shutterstock customers around the world.”

About Shutterstock, Inc.

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is the world’s leading creative platform for brands and transformative media companies. Directly and through its group subsidiaries, Shutterstock’s comprehensive collection includes high quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, 3D models, videos and music. Working with its growing community of over 2 million contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week and currently has over 405 million images and over 25 million video clips available.

Based at New York City, Shutterstock has offices worldwide and customers in more than 150 countries. The Company also owns PicMonkey, a leading online graphic design and image editing platform; Offset, one premium image collection; Shutterstock Studios, an end-to-end personalized creative store; PremiumBeat, an organization Royalty Free Music library; Shutterstock Editorial, one of the main sources of editorial images and videos for the world’s media; TurboSquid, a leading 3D content market; Ampere Musica AI-based music platform; and Bigstocka stock market media offering focused on value.

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About Ad Week

Advertising Week (AW) is the world’s leading thought leadership and event platform focused on marketing, media, technology and culture. Founded in 2004 in New YorkAdvertising Week’s award-winning global event franchise includes AWNewYork (NYC), AWEurope (London), A.W.Asia (Tokyo), AWLATAM (Mexico City), AWAPAC (sydney) and AWAfrica (Johannesburg, coming in 2023). In addition to live and virtual events, the year-round global content platform also contains best-in-class online learning from the world’s best practitioners (AWLearn); original audio, video and editorial content (AW360) and proprietary event technology (AWLabs).

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