‘The Power of the Image’ the ultimate combination of photography and design in your business

Please join us on Wednesday 17th October at The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel for this months seminar being hosted by Kate Fox of Fox Graphics and John Cooper of The Ikon Partnership.

About the Presenters

John’s passion for photography started when he was 14. His first camera was a Kodak Instamatic 104 with cube flashes. Following a flirtation with joining the Army John decided to develop a career as a Photographer. After studying photography John went to work for The University of Swansea before being invited to join Avro/ British Aerospace as a Development Photographer attached to flight test at Woodford.

From there his career took him into retail photography as a food and corporate photographer for The Cooperative Group. During a period as an advertising photographer John decided to start The Ikon partnership Ltd In 1993. In a career spanning Photography taken on 12 x 12 inch glass plates to Digital image capture, John has always been at the forefront of developments and trends in photography.

Kate Fox has experience in senior management in the Hotel and Catering industry. Training and Recruitment experience in London, Manchester, Chester and overseas.  Having decided to have a career change at 40, she has attained a First class BA (hons) in Graphic Design at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Combining her business background and creative skills she now runs Fox Graphics, with clients including Slater Harrison, Webmaster, Unilever, the UK’s smaller chemical company and many more ranging from different sectors.
Every commission is individual and has different requirements which keeps us fresh and innovative, the key is to get under the skin of each business concept and get to the bottom of exactly what they do and how best to represent them, whilst giving a professional, personal service with continuity.

Kate has been described as a design purist, and is passionate about her work.


The Power of the image; from the ubiquity of the photo to the impact of a brand image, this collaborative seminar will give an insight into how a simple change of perspective can create a powerful photographic moment in time.  John Cooper from The Ikon Partnership will share case studies from a wide range of industries and business and help us all change our perspectives. Leading on, Kate Fox from Fox Graphics will help us assess how beauty in Design is an essential force in increasing the power of the marketing message.

To benefit from this enlightening seminar, please attend The Business Network Lunch on  Wednesday 17th October at The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel.

To book please click here or contact Tracy on 0844 310 1400 or email

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