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closed 7/13/2016 via PE Hub

PR News, acquired The Social Shake-Up

synopsis: PR News and parent company Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of The Social Shake-Up, a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists. The seller was Industry Dive, publisher of Social Media Today and online destinations serving professionals.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PR News
Serving communicators for more than 60 years, PR News is the go-to resource online and face-to-face for real-world integrated communications strategies and tactics. PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. "
target parent: Industry Dive, LLC
target: The Social Shake-Up
The Social Shake-Up is a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists.
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closed 2/18/2009 via PR Newswire

New Marketing Labs, LLC, acquired Inbound Marketing Summit

synopsis: New Marketing Labs, LLC, creators and producers of the New Marketing Summit, announced the acquisition of the Inbound Marketing Summit conference. The combination of these two market-leading programs will bring the best in thought leadership together for three events throughout the US.
buyer: New Marketing Labs, LLC
New Marketing Labs is dedicated to solving organizations' online marketing and social media challenges. Offered through its groundbreaking Project Dogfood methodology, New Marketing Labs uses the best of new methods in content marketing, listening, blogger outreach, and community management. "
target: Inbound Marketing Summit
The Inbound Marketing Summit is designed with the client and the service provider in mind. Sessions and presentations are highly interactive so marketing executives from the client side will find valuable ideas and action-oriented information.
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closed 6/6/2005 via BNC Analysis

dmg world media ltd, purchased Bathrooms & Kitchens portfolio from Quantum Business Media

synopsis: dmg world media announced that it has acquired the Bathrooms & Kitchens portfolio of Quantum Business Media Ltd. Four products comprise this portfolio: the Bathrooms & Kitchens Expo; Bathrooms & Kitchens Magazine; Bathrooms & Kitchens Directory (annual); and Bathrooms & Kitchens Industry Awards.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: dmg world media ltd
dmg world media is an international exhibition and publishing company that produces more than 300 market-leading trade exhibitions, consumer shows and fairs, in addition to 45 related magazines, newspapers, directories and market reports. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: Quantum Business Media
Quantum Business Media is one of the fastest growing business media companies in the UK. Our business delivers multiple media solutions for marketeers by delivering compelling experiences for content consumers. We operate in a wide range of markets, including the hospitality, media and retail secto
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closed 6/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

One-Zero, acquired Irish Sponsorship Summit

synopsis: Sportstech conference One-Zero announced its merger with the Irish Sponsorship Summit - one of Ireland's leading sports business conferences - ahead of its 2019 gathering. The Irish Sponsorship Summit is Ireland’s premier sports sponsorship event, The Irish Sponsorship Summit has grown to become the largest of its kind in Europe.
buyer: One-Zero
One-Zero 2019 will be one of Europe's largest sports business conferences, connecting those who work and trade within sport. On 17 September 2019, over 500 industry professionals from across top agencies, brands, publishers, start-ups and governing bodies will gather at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. "
target: Irish Sponsorship Summit
The Irish Sponsorship Summit is Ireland’s premier sports sponsorship event, The Irish Sponsorship Summit has grown to become the largest of its kind in Europe. Over 300 of the industry’s most influential leaders from across Ireland and Europe have come together on March 15th.
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closed 5/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Naylor Association Solutions, acquired Digital Summit

synopsis: Naylor Association Solutions has acquired TechMedia, a producer of digital marketing conferences. The Digital Summit series, TechMedia's flagship product, are multi-day conferences that focus on digital marketing and marketing technology, and incorporate sponsor exhibitors plus networking with brand marketers, digital strategists and entrepreneurs.
buyer parent: The RLJ Companies
buyer: Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor a provider of engagement and revenue generation services through its outsourced software, communications, events and management services, which it provides to the trade and professional association market in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Digital Summit
TechMedia is a producer of digital marketing conferences. Digital Summit series, their main product, are multi-day conferences that focus on digital marketing and marketing technology. It incorporates sponsor exhibitors plus networking with brand marketers, digital strategists and entrepreneurs.
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closed 7/23/2018 via PR Newswire

Engine Shop, LLC, acquired IEG, LLC

synopsis: Engine Shop, the award-winning sports, and entertainment marketing agency, has acquired IEG, the IEG Sponsorship Conference, and ESP Properties' U.S. brand consultancy from GroupM. IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders.
buyer parent: Bruin Sports Capital
buyer: Engine Shop, LLC
Engine Shop, is an award-winning Global Sports and Entertainment Marketing Agency that specializes in modern, omnichannel marketing campaigns that foster consumer engagement through experiences. Its clients include American Family Insurance, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Floor and Décor, and more. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: IEG, LLC
IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders. IEG helps brand and property clients navigate the complex universe of sponsorship and engagement marketing to optimize the value of brand partnerships.
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announced 4/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Cannabis Capital Corp., will acquire WebCongress

synopsis: Cannabis Capital Corp., an emerging global firm specializing in business development, high tech pharmaceutical development, and medical technology, signed a definitive agreement to acquire WebCongress, Inc., a company that produces global digital marketing and strategy events, attracting thousands of technology professionals.
buyer: Cannabis Capital Corp. (OTCBB:CBCA:$0.00)
Cannabis Capital Corp. is a United States company actively pursuing investment opportunities in several traditional emerging markets while infusing them with the rapidly growing global medical cannabis industry. "
target: WebCongress
WebCongress Inc. hosts Digital Marketing Events covering Technical Innovations that bring together web professionals and media outlets. Their principal goal is teaching online marketing strategies by involving leading companies in technology, online and marketing industries.
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closed 11/17/2011 via PR Newswire

UBM TechWeb, acquired Online Marketing Summit

synopsis: UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, announced the acquisition of Online Marketing Summit, the industry's premier digital marketing event, adding to its rich portfolio of business information and global technology media brands.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Its three core business include: media solutions, marketing services and paid content. "
target parent: Online Marketing Connect
target: Online Marketing Summit
Online Marketing Summit focuses on empowering a global community to learn and share best practices in digital marketing. The event features over 100 sessions and case studies, an Expo show floor, a full day Online Marketing Boot Camp, rich networking opportunities and influential speakers.
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closed 5/20/2011 via Market Wire

New Marketing Labs, LLC merged with The Pulse Network,

synopsis: The Pulse Network, a leading programmer and distributor of live and on demand digital video content across digital channels, and New Marketing Labs, the social media strategy and analytics company, announced they are merging business operations. New Marketing Labs and The Pulse Network will continue to do business under their own brands.
buyer: The Pulse Network (TPNI:$3.15)
The Pulse Network (TPN) is the first Social TV Network™ delivering viewers live streaming video programs combined with social media conversation. TPN is an online and mobile format that produces daily shows while integrating conversation from Twitter and other social media platforms. "
target: New Marketing Labs, LLC
New Marketing Labs (NML) is a digital marketing, strategy planning and social community advisory firm. It works with companies to design and implement digital marketing strategies to connect them to prospects, clients, partners and potential customers, and to humanize and build their brand.
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closed 5/3/2022 via Company Press Release

Localogy, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Localogy announces the acquisition of localized MarTech and SaaS-focused online magazine Street Fight, empowering the Local industry trade organization’s already robust library of original content and research. Localogy purchased the publication from multi-location focused, marketing software leader SOCi.
buyer: Localogy
Localogy is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of SaaS, media, agency, and multi-location brand members that help small businesses thrive in an increasingly localized world. "
target parent: SOCi
target: Street Fight
Street Fight follows the dynamic disruption taking place in the local marketing ecosystem. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; guides the industry with white papers and reports; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Emerald Expositions Inc., acquired G3 Communications

synopsis: Retail TouchPoints parent company G3 Communications has been purchased by Emerald Expositions Events, a B2B trade show and conference producer based in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. G3 Communications is a digital media firm specializing in B2B marketing. G3 has expertise in publishing content across traditional and emerging channels.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Emerald Expositions Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$145.50)
Emerald Expositions is the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States by net square feet, with most of their trade shows dating back several decades. Emerald Expositions operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other events. "
target: G3 Communications
G3 Communications is a digital media firm specializing in B2B marketing. With an expertise in publishing content across traditional and emerging channels, they work with their clients to develop custom content that is on point with a brand's messaging and optimized to drive leads and thought leaders
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brandify, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Brandify, the industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Street Fight, the premier integrated media, research, and events company covering local marketing and technology.
buyer: Brandify
Brandify is an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that provides brands with a better understanding of their connection to their customers. Brandify captures data as well as provides strategy and customized services to help brands maximize their online presence. "
target: Street Fight
Street Fight is the leading source of information on sustainable business models in hyperlocal content, commerce, marketing, and technology. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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closed 6/28/2022 via BusinessWire

Emerald Holding, Inc., acquired Advertising Week

synopsis: Emerald Holding, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the assets comprising the business known as Advertising Week from Stillwell Partners. Advertising Week (AW) is the premier global event and thought leadership platform focused on marketing, media, technology, and culture.
buyer: Emerald Holding, Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$145.50)
Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. "
target parent: Stillwell Partners
target: Advertising Week
Advertising Week (AW) is the premier global event and thought leadership platform focused on marketing, media, technology, and culture.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

NetMediaGroup, acquired Editialis

synopsis: NetMediaGroup, a business to business media group, announces the acquisition of Editialis, a multi-media communications group highly recognized for its print and digital publishing activities, content production and BtoB events.
buyer: NetMediaGroup
NetMediaGroup is a business to business media group for IT decision makers, such as Silicon, ITespresso, ZDNET.de, etc., and for the Digital ecosystem. They are a leader in building brands through transactional marketing. "
target: Editialis
Based in France, the Editialis group is designed to support decision-makers in their professional performance. The Editialis group offers advertisers unparalleled audience hubs to get in touch with marketing and commercial decision-makers.
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closed 10/1/2012 via Folio: First Day

Access Intelligence, LLC, purchased Four Marketing Brands from Penton Media

synopsis: Rockville, Maryland-based b-to-b media company Access Intelligence has purchased four of Penton Media's marketing brands. Included in the deal are Chief Marketer, Multichannel Merchant, Direct and PROMO and their associated events and digital components.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. "
seller parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
seller: Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton Media knows how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed.
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closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

EagleTree Capital, acquired The Channel Company

synopsis: EagleTree Capital has acquired The Channel Company, a leading provider of business services for the IT sector, from Stone-Goff Partners. The Channel Company is a leading provider of mission-critical business and marketing services for IT vendors, solution providers and distributors, with a full suite of solutions for the IT ecosystem.
buyer: EagleTree Capital
EagleTree Capital is a leading New York-based middle-market private equity firm with assets under management of $4.8 billion as of December 31, 2020. The firm has completed over 35 private equity investments and over 75 add-on transactions over the past 20+ years. "
target parent: Stone-Goff Partners
target: The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with its dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, The Channel Company connects and empowers technology suppliers, solution providers and end users.
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closed 9/17/2013 via PR Newswire

The Channel Company, acquired UBM Channel

synopsis: UBM Channel announced that it has been sold to an executive management team led investment group that has renamed the business The Channel Company. Headquartered in Framingham, MA, The Channel Company will own and operate all of the businesses and related products formerly owned by UBM Tech Channel in North America.
buyer: The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: UBM Channel
UBM Tech Channel in North America includes: the CRN media properties; XChange, Best of Breed and MES event portfolio; SharedVue through partner marketing software platform and services; the IPED research, consulting and education business; and the renowned ChannelBase solution provider database.
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closed 3/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired LeadsConference, LLC

synopsis: Integrated media company Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of LeadsCon, which serves the online lead generation industry through two preeminent conferences and other best-in-class content offerings for lead-generation marketers. LeadsCon is the industry’s preeminent educational and networking conference.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. "
target: LeadsConference, LLC
LeadsCon is the industry’s preeminent educational and networking conference dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of those operating in the online lead generation industry. LeadsCon is held twice a year.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brunico Communications, purchased Marketing, CARD, and NLA from Rogers Media Inc.

synopsis: Brunico Communications announced that it has acquired certain assets relating to the marketing segment of Rogers Media‘s publication business, including Marketing, CARDonline (CARD) and the National List of Advertisers (NLA). Marketing is a magazine and conference for the advertising industry. CARD and NLA are databases for media buyers.
buyer: Brunico Communications
Brunico Communications is a business-to-business publishing and events company, serving the Canadian marketing and media community and the global entertainment industry. "
seller parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
seller: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media's Marketing brand launched in 1908 and includes a quarterly magazine, online daily news and annual conferences and events for the advertising industry. CARD and NLA are databases designed to help media agencies and advertisers make informed media buying decisions.
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closed 6/1/2016 via PR Newswire

United Business Media Limited, acquired Content Marketing Institute

synopsis: UBM plc, the world's leading business-to-business events organizer and marketing services organization, announced that it has acquired the Content Marketing Institute ("CMI"). CMI produces the leading annual events in the content marketing sector as well as the media channels and marketing services which support and inform the community.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM plc is a leading global marketing services and communications company, whose primary focus is events. They help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online and in print. "
target parent: Z Squared Media, LLC
target: Content Marketing Institute
Content Marketing Institute ("CMI") is the leading global content marketing education and training organization. CMI teaches enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multi-channel storytelling. CMI's Content Marketing World event is held in Cleveland, Ohio.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 7/13/2016 via PE Hub

PR News, acquired The Social Shake-Up

synopsis: PR News and parent company Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of The Social Shake-Up, a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists. The seller was Industry Dive, publisher of Social Media Today and online destinations serving professionals.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PR News
Serving communicators for more than 60 years, PR News is the go-to resource online and face-to-face for real-world integrated communications strategies and tactics. PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. "
target parent: Industry Dive, LLC
target: The Social Shake-Up
The Social Shake-Up is a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists.
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closed 7/13/2016 via PE Hub

PR News, acquired The Social Shake-Up

synopsis: PR News and parent company Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of The Social Shake-Up, a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists. The seller was Industry Dive, publisher of Social Media Today and online destinations serving professionals.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PR News
Serving communicators for more than 60 years, PR News is the go-to resource online and face-to-face for real-world integrated communications strategies and tactics. PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. "
target parent: Industry Dive, LLC
target: The Social Shake-Up
The Social Shake-Up is a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists.
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closed 7/13/2016 via PE Hub

PR News, acquired The Social Shake-Up

synopsis: PR News and parent company Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of The Social Shake-Up, a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists. The seller was Industry Dive, publisher of Social Media Today and online destinations serving professionals.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PR News
Serving communicators for more than 60 years, PR News is the go-to resource online and face-to-face for real-world integrated communications strategies and tactics. PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. "
target parent: Industry Dive, LLC
target: The Social Shake-Up
The Social Shake-Up is a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired Virtual Investor Conferences.com

synopsis: OTC Markets Group, operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, has acquired Virtual Investor Conferences.com (VIC) from PR Newswire, the premier global provider of multimedia platforms. VIC is an online investor conference series that directly connects investors, advisors and analysts with executives at public companies.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$90.64)
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Virtual Investor Conferences.com
Virtual Investor Conferences.com (VIC) is an online investor conference series that directly connects investors, advisors and analysts with senior executives at public companies. VIC introduces public companies to tens of thousands of active and engaged investors month after month.
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closed 9/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Credenc Web Technologies Private Limited, acquired ObserveNow

synopsis: Education loan startup Credenc has announced the acquisition of digital content platform ObserveNow. Founded in 2019, ObserveNow has content presence and reach across several verticals in India and Southeast Asia.
buyer: Credenc Web Technologies Private Limited
Founded in 2017 by Avinash Kumar and Mayank Batheja, Credenc is a unique platform to finance meritorious students for their college expenses by underwriting their employability, rather than the means available to their families. "
target: ObserveNow
ObserveNow brings latest news updates from the world of marketing, e-governance, enterprise IT, startups, telecom and consumer electronics. Founded in 2019, ObserveNow has content presence and reach across several verticals in India and Southeast Asia.
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closed 2/18/2009 via PR Newswire

New Marketing Labs, LLC, acquired Inbound Marketing Summit

synopsis: New Marketing Labs, LLC, creators and producers of the New Marketing Summit, announced the acquisition of the Inbound Marketing Summit conference. The combination of these two market-leading programs will bring the best in thought leadership together for three events throughout the US.
buyer: New Marketing Labs, LLC
New Marketing Labs is dedicated to solving organizations' online marketing and social media challenges. Offered through its groundbreaking Project Dogfood methodology, New Marketing Labs uses the best of new methods in content marketing, listening, blogger outreach, and community management. "
target: Inbound Marketing Summit
The Inbound Marketing Summit is designed with the client and the service provider in mind. Sessions and presentations are highly interactive so marketing executives from the client side will find valuable ideas and action-oriented information.
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closed 6/6/2005 via BNC Analysis

dmg world media ltd, purchased Bathrooms & Kitchens portfolio from Quantum Business Media

synopsis: dmg world media announced that it has acquired the Bathrooms & Kitchens portfolio of Quantum Business Media Ltd. Four products comprise this portfolio: the Bathrooms & Kitchens Expo; Bathrooms & Kitchens Magazine; Bathrooms & Kitchens Directory (annual); and Bathrooms & Kitchens Industry Awards.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: dmg world media ltd
dmg world media is an international exhibition and publishing company that produces more than 300 market-leading trade exhibitions, consumer shows and fairs, in addition to 45 related magazines, newspapers, directories and market reports. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: Quantum Business Media
Quantum Business Media is one of the fastest growing business media companies in the UK. Our business delivers multiple media solutions for marketeers by delivering compelling experiences for content consumers. We operate in a wide range of markets, including the hospitality, media and retail secto
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closed 7/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Apex Group Ltd, acquired Context365

synopsis: Apex Group Ltd., a global financial services provider, has acquired Context365 LLC, an established leader in the capital introduction space. Context365's summit and events allow fund managers and allocators to develop one-on-one relationships. Their SaaS platform enables allocators to source, connect, monitor, rank, track, and save funds.
buyer: Apex Group Ltd
Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With over 50 offices worldwide and 8,000 employees upon the close of announced acquisitions, Apex delivers an extensive range of services to asset managers, capital markets, private clients and family offices. "
target: Context365
Context365 is an established leader in the capital introduction space. Context365's summit and events allow fund managers and allocators to develop one-on-one relationships. Their SaaS platform enables allocators to source, connect, monitor, rank, track, and save funds.
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closed 5/3/2022 via Company Press Release

Localogy, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Localogy announces the acquisition of localized MarTech and SaaS-focused online magazine Street Fight, empowering the Local industry trade organization’s already robust library of original content and research. Localogy purchased the publication from multi-location focused, marketing software leader SOCi.
buyer: Localogy
Localogy is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of SaaS, media, agency, and multi-location brand members that help small businesses thrive in an increasingly localized world. "
target parent: SOCi
target: Street Fight
Street Fight follows the dynamic disruption taking place in the local marketing ecosystem. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; guides the industry with white papers and reports; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Emerald Expositions Inc., acquired G3 Communications

synopsis: Retail TouchPoints parent company G3 Communications has been purchased by Emerald Expositions Events, a B2B trade show and conference producer based in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. G3 Communications is a digital media firm specializing in B2B marketing. G3 has expertise in publishing content across traditional and emerging channels.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Emerald Expositions Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$145.50)
Emerald Expositions is the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States by net square feet, with most of their trade shows dating back several decades. Emerald Expositions operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other events. "
target: G3 Communications
G3 Communications is a digital media firm specializing in B2B marketing. With an expertise in publishing content across traditional and emerging channels, they work with their clients to develop custom content that is on point with a brand's messaging and optimized to drive leads and thought leaders
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brandify, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Brandify, the industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Street Fight, the premier integrated media, research, and events company covering local marketing and technology.
buyer: Brandify
Brandify is an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that provides brands with a better understanding of their connection to their customers. Brandify captures data as well as provides strategy and customized services to help brands maximize their online presence. "
target: Street Fight
Street Fight is the leading source of information on sustainable business models in hyperlocal content, commerce, marketing, and technology. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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closed 6/28/2022 via BusinessWire

Emerald Holding, Inc., acquired Advertising Week

synopsis: Emerald Holding, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the assets comprising the business known as Advertising Week from Stillwell Partners. Advertising Week (AW) is the premier global event and thought leadership platform focused on marketing, media, technology, and culture.
buyer: Emerald Holding, Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$145.50)
Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. "
target parent: Stillwell Partners
target: Advertising Week
Advertising Week (AW) is the premier global event and thought leadership platform focused on marketing, media, technology, and culture.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

NetMediaGroup, acquired Editialis

synopsis: NetMediaGroup, a business to business media group, announces the acquisition of Editialis, a multi-media communications group highly recognized for its print and digital publishing activities, content production and BtoB events.
buyer: NetMediaGroup
NetMediaGroup is a business to business media group for IT decision makers, such as Silicon, ITespresso, ZDNET.de, etc., and for the Digital ecosystem. They are a leader in building brands through transactional marketing. "
target: Editialis
Based in France, the Editialis group is designed to support decision-makers in their professional performance. The Editialis group offers advertisers unparalleled audience hubs to get in touch with marketing and commercial decision-makers.
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closed 9/18/2014 via Company Press Release

persönlich Verlags AG, acquired persönlich Verlags AG

synopsis: PubliGroupe sells its participation in the "Persönlich" Verlags AG to the managing director and editor-in-chief Matthias Ackeret. The Swiss business magazine for communication "persönlich" is the leading trade magazine in Switzerland. The magazine is the official publication medium of the Swiss Marketing Association.
buyer: persönlich Verlags AG
Based in Switzerland, Persönlich is a magazine and online portal that provides daily news about the advertising, marketing and internet businesses in online services and applications. "
target parent: PubliGroupe S.A.
target: persönlich Verlags AG
Based in Switzerland, Persönlich is a magazine and online portal that provides daily news about the advertising, marketing and internet businesses in online services and applications.
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closed 10/1/2012 via Folio: First Day

Access Intelligence, LLC, purchased Four Marketing Brands from Penton Media

synopsis: Rockville, Maryland-based b-to-b media company Access Intelligence has purchased four of Penton Media's marketing brands. Included in the deal are Chief Marketer, Multichannel Merchant, Direct and PROMO and their associated events and digital components.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. "
seller parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
seller: Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton Media knows how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed.
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closed 3/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Incisive Media Ltd, acquired The Financial Services Forum

synopsis: Incisive Media, an award-winning B2B information and events business, has acquired The Financial Services Forum (FSF), a membership group in the UK dedicated to improving marketing effectiveness in financial services (FS). The FSF delivers an extensive calendar of seminars and conferences on topical agendas across all sectors of the FS industry.
buyer: Incisive Media Ltd
Incisive Media is an award-winning B2B information and events business. Customers rely on them to deliver news, opinion and insight to inform critical business decisions; networking to engage them with industry peers and partners; and create marketing solutions to enable their business to perform. "
target: The Financial Services Forum
The Financial Services Forum (FSF) is a membership group in the UK dedicated to improving marketing effectiveness in financial services. The FSF delivers an extensive calendar of seminars and conferences on topical agendas across all sectors of the financial services industry.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

MP International Pte Ltd, acquired Futr Group

synopsis: MP International (MPI), a global full-service events management company, has acquired a majority stake in FUTR Group, a global year-round platform covering the future trends shaping retail, marketing and commerce. FUTR Summits is an annual gathering of brands and retailers that provides cutting-edge business insights, technologies, and solutions.
buyer parent: Pico Far East Holdings Ltd
buyer: MP International Pte Ltd
MP International (MPI) is a global full-service events management company. The group specialises in organising exhibitions, conferences and special events. MPI embodies more than a quarter century of event building, marketing and management experience in both Eastern and Western cultures. "
target: Futr Group
FUTR Group is a global year-round platform covering the future trends shaping retail, marketing and commerce. FUTR Summits is an annual gathering of brands and retailers that provides cutting-edge business insights, technologies, and solutions.
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closed 5/10/2017 via Company Press Release

MediaSchool Group, acquired CB News

synopsis: The MediaSchool Group continues to grow by welcoming a new member: CB News, the media publication for communication, advertising and brands, created in 1986 by Christian Blachas. The now monthly magazine has established itself as a benchmark in communication, marketing and advertising.
buyer: MediaSchool Group
Based in Paris, MediaSchool Group is a private group of higher education and specialized in the fields of communication, journalism, audiovisual and digital, welcoming over 2300 students. "
target parent: Startinvest
target: CB News
CB News is the media publication for communication, advertising and brands, created in 1986 by Christian Blachas. Becoming the journal of all brands, the now monthly magazine has established itself as a benchmark in communication, marketing and advertising.
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closed 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Stagnito/Edgell, acquired The Path to Purchase Institute

synopsis: RFE Investment Partners announces the acquisition of the Path to Purchase Institute, publisher of the monthly Shopper Marketing magazine. Shopper Marketing, which claims a monthly circulation of over 18000, as well as the Institute's events, e-learning, and book publishing businesses, will be joined under the RFE umbrella by Stagnito/Edgell titles.
buyer parent: RFE Investment Partners
buyer: Stagnito/Edgell
The Stagnito Business Information and Edgell Communications portfolio of brands informs, connects, and provides predictive analysis for retailers, retail suppliers, and technology vendors through custom and syndicated research, data, media, and events. "
target: The Path to Purchase Institute
The Path to Purchase Institute is a global association serving the needs of retailers, brands and the entire ecosystem of solution providers along the path to purchase. Through a variety of platforms, the Institute engages, informs and empowers its members and the industry at-large.
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closed 9/4/2013 via Company Press Release

news aktuell GmbH, acquired Edition Renteria SA

synopsis: news aktuell has announced the acquisition of Edition Renteria SA, which publishes a Swiss PR and media directory. The company provides contact information available both in print and online formats. The company is based in Zurich, Switzerland.
buyer parent: dpa GmbH
buyer: news aktuell GmbH
news aktuell is a subsidiary of the German news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) and offers innovative tools and solutions for distribution of PR material, addressing journalists, online monitoring and multimedia productions. "
target: Edition Renteria SA
Edition Renteria SA publishes Swiss PR and media directory. The company provides contact information available both in print and online formats. The company is based in Zurich, Switzerland.
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closed 11/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Startinvest, acquired CB News

synopsis: Startinvest, an investment company controlled by Olivier Chapuis and Jean-Jacques Raynaut, has acquired CB News, the French news portal for communication, marketing and media.
buyer: Startinvest
Startinvest, an investment company based in France, controlled by two former employees of the Lagardère Group. "
target: CB News
CB News is the weekly magazine for essential communication and media companies. CB Newsletter is a French news portal for communication, marketing and media companies.
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