American Business Media understands members’ need for face-to-face connection with prospective customers and colleagues. The Association runs a number of high-profile events and professional development programs that inspire innovation, spark debate, celebrate achievement and facilitate networking:
American Business Media’s annual executive-level conferences draw the who’s who in the business information industry. These high-profile events, attended by hundreds of media leaders, provide forums for lively discussion of issues and trends:
An ABM tradition that began more than 40 years ago, the annual Spring Meeting—held at a resort setting in early May—is the Association’s premier event. Each year, business information leaders, along with their spouses and companions, join colleagues and friends for a conference featuring top-of-the-line speakers, high-level content, and other leisure activities that allow members to network in a relaxed setting.
Check out 2007 Spring Meeting in the 2007 Spring Meeting Photo Gallery.
Top Management Meeting
Held annually in November, Top Management brings together more than 300 media leaders, digital experts, face-to-face revolutionaries and cutting edge industry outsiders like Michael Moskow, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, to discuss leveraging the brand across a range of new platforms.
Check out this year's Top Management Meeting's Presentations
Check out last year’s meeting in the 2006 Top Management Meeting Photo Gallery.
Part of supporting an industry is helping develop its talent. To that end, American Business Media conducts education seminars and forums throughout the year, covering all disciplines of business media and information:
Cocktails & Connections
Cocktail & Connections Receptions allow ABM members and non-members alike to meet and mingle with fellow publishers, marketers, agency executives, editors and other business media professionals, sharing ideas and making valuable business connections... because sometimes it's not what you know, it's who you know!
Digital Velocity brings best practices and today’s hottest technology tools to the forefront at the most comprehensive and powerful digital media event of the year.
View complete agenda & registration information here.
Business Information will outline strategies that work to produce incremental revenues from strategic use of business information formerly known as "Rich Data."
ABM Publishers’ Summits, held annually in New York and Chicago, provide business information publishers with the latest information on case studies, best practices, and hot new techniques that provide results. (To view publishers' summit 2007 presentations - Chicago / New York)
Trade Show Summit
The annual ABM Trade Show Summit allows events industry leaders to share their companies' best practices, success stories and discuss industry change and development.
Digital Breakfast Series
ABM's committees and councils regularly host morning seminars on hot industry topics, as part of the highly successful Digital Breakfast Series of events. Check our events calendar for upcoming breakfasts, or contact Michele Langer at 212.661.6360 x3337 for more information.
Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Invitational
The Country Club of New Canaan, CT
More than 100 media executives participate in this annual golf and tennis tournament fundraiser to benefit the Business Press Educational Foundation (BPEF), which actively promotes the business media industry among college students nationwide.
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