AMERICAN BUSINESS MEDIA WELCOMES FIFTEEN NEW MEMBERS
CHICAGO, October 25, 2011 - American Business Media (ABM), the association of b-to-b media and information companies, is pleased to announce that 15 organizations - seven media and eight associate - were voted into membership during its board of directors meeting yesterday.
"We are proud to welcome these 15 organizations into membership," said ABM President & CEO Clark Pettit. "Focused on a wide range of products and services, from content management technology and digital edition software to integrated and international media, these members reflect ABM's new direction by demonstrating how the b-to-b industry is evolving and expanding with new capabilities, business models and platforms."
Joining ABM are the following media members:
AOL Industry - AOL Industry produces industry-specific sites AOL Energy, which provides news, analysis, thought leadership and discussions about top stories in the electricity sector; AOL Defense, which is an idea hub of the U.S. defense world where crucial ideas are debated, analyzed and new weapons shared; and AOL Government, which brings government leaders a new blend of analysis, discussion and debate about the innovative ideas at work in the public sector.
BizBash - BizBash exists to inspire effective special events and meetings by offering insightful editorial content, sharing the latest ideas and strategies, providing essential tools and resources, and fostering community via publications, websites, email products and trade shows.
CFO Publishing - Returning member CFO provides resources and articles on financial topics from benchmarking to best practices and ecommerce strategies for senior financial executives.
Club & Resort Business/Harbor Communications - Club & Resort Business is a b-to-b magazine published by Harbor Communications that provides insights and operating ideas for the management staffs of private and semi-private clubs, resorts, upscale golf facilities and management companies.
Group C - Group C is an integrated b-to-b media company that covers the full life cycle of a facility through magazines, events and Web communities. The company publishes Business Facilities and Today's Facility Manager for corporate facility executives.
I&MI Media (international) - I&MI is a French media company supplying resources for global meeting, incentive, Congress and event buyers and planners utilizing international destinations and venues.
Questex Media - Questex, a returning member, is a global diversified, integrated b-to-b media and information provider that serves multiple industries through a range of publications, events, interactive media, research and marketing services.
New associate members include:
Abannan - Abannan produces a software to display publishers' content on tablets and iPads.
Bizy - Bizy is a daily deal site offering deep discounts on products and services targeted to small-business owners.
MCT Information Services/MCT SmartContent - MCT SmartContent is a content service that enhances and filters articles to deliver customized and accurate feeds tailored to fit an audience's exact information needs to enrich niche sites.
Moving Media/Magplus - Magplus produces a platform for publishing creative content on touchscreen tablets and iPads.
RapidBuyr - RapidBuyr is a b-to-b daily deal site dedicated to providing small and mid-size businesses with opportunistic access to deep discounts on higher-dollar products and services.
Superior Media Solutions - SMS helps media companies prepare and distribute content with their content management technology, which allows publishers to easily repurpose content onto multiple digital platforms from one content repository.
Verified Audit Circulation - Verified Audit Circulation is a provider of services for confirmation of delivery of print and digital media, company branding, direct-to-home marketing and online marketing. Their circulation audits provide advertisers the assurance they need to make informed purchasing decisions.
ZoomInfo - ZoomInfo is an online directory and business leads service.
Founded in 1906, American Business Media is positioned at the center of the global b-to-b ecosystem. As the only industry association focused on the integrated b-to-b media model - which includes print publications, events, digital media and business information - ABM delivers intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. ABM's 200-plus member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 4,000 print and online titles and over 1,000 trade shows, with more than $20 billion in annual revenues. For more information, visit www.AmericanBusinessMedia.com.
Manager, Marketing & Communications
American Business Media