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Informa PLC, Half-Year Results for Six Months to 30 June 2017

Centaur Media acquires MarketMakers for £13.4m

Clarion goes on sale for £600m

Haymarket acquires British Media Awards and Digital Media Strategies

Ascential sells 11 former Emap magazine brands to Metropolis for £23.5m

UBM on track for the full year

Incisive Media founder Weller and CEO Whiteley lead MBO

Incisive Media sells Insight division to Infopro Digital

Informa to review part of conference business on back of revenue drop – although overall earnings grow 11%

Ascential 2016 Results

Informa PLC - Results for 12 Months to 31 December 2016

Haymarket Media Group today forms joint venture with Comexposium

Results for the year ended 31 December 2016

EICC posts record-breaking £10m turnover in 2016

Tech publisher IDG to be bought by Chinese conglomerate

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc Report & Accounts 2016

Euromoney Institutional Investor says do not expect markets to improve in year ahead

Ascential to sell Drapers and Nursing Times as it ditches 'heritage' brands

Guardian article by Jonathan Coe references The Awards Awards

UBM EMEA CEO steps down

UBM on track for the full year

All-male panels face backlash

Informa agrees to buy US rival Penton for £1.2bn

Guardian publisher and private equity firm sell off £200m of shares in media company

Ascential acquires One Click Retail

Grass Roots Group acquired by US giant for £90 million

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Magazine publisher eyes £100m sale

UBM Unaudited Results for the period ended 30 June 2016. Strategic progress and performance on track

EICC wins Best Conference Venue for 900-plus delegates

Corporate Events awarded Mark Of Excellence at The 2016 Conference Awards For Heıneken Sales And Marketıng Conference

2016 Conference Awards winners revealed

EICC beats off stiff UK and international competition to land top industry award

Warwick Conferences wins Best Conference Venue Customer Service award at national Conference Awards

Briefing Media acquires Global Data Systems

UBM divests electronics media portfolio

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc - 2016 Half-year results presentation

UBM upbeat as large event growth offsets blips

UBM acquires Content Marketing Institute in the US

Freeman acquires Exhibit Surveys to boost its data analytics

Informa plc Trading Update - 2014-2017 Growth Acceleration Plan On Track

Q&A with Caron Bradshaw on successful association leadership

Smithers Information launches two new operating divisions

UBM Plc Results for the year ended 31 December 2015

Informa PLC , Results for 12 Months to 31 December 2015

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC trading update for the period to Jan 27 2016

Ascential Valued At GBP800 Million In London Float (ALLIPO)

Informa Unveils New Business Intelligence Identity

Dubai on Track to Meet 20 Million Visitors by 2020

Guardian Media Group and its private equity partners heading for £100m payday by floating magazine business on London stock market

Melcrum and CEB Joining Forces

Record year of growth for Slido

Ascential to go for London listing

IET London: Savoy Place re-engineered for events

UBM news releases

Haymarket delivers solid growth in operating profit

Progressive Digital Media Group - proposed acquisition and disposal

Ascential presses ahead with £800m float despite rough market

ALM Purchases Legal Week from Incisive Media

Top Right to rebrand Emap as Plexus

2015 Informa Investor Day

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc - 2015 Results Presentation

BRIEF-Euromoney appoints Executive Chairman Rashbass as CEO

Euromoney appoints executive Chairman Rashbass CEO

Informa PLC , Nine-Months Trading Update

Outstanding Venues Honoured At 1st London Venue Awards

Outstanding venues honoured at inaugural London Venue Awards

The Emirates hosted the London Venue Awards 2015

A Fusion Deal: Incisive Media has sold Accountancy Age and Financial Director to Blenheim Chalcot and its portfolio company Contentive.

ITE 2015 full year prelim results show 14% like-for-like revenue decline.

Top Right Group announces new operating company to combine EMAP and 4C

Incisive Media sells AVCJ and Unquote to Mergermarket

The Brewery sees summer revenue increase by 159 per cent

UBM PR Newswire sale could signal more conference acquisitions

Bett and Microsoft sign global deal to collaborate on events content

Top Right Group lines up investment bankers to lead £1bn float

AUMA report ranks top exhibition organisers

What’s next for Haymarket Media?

Progressive Buys Datamonitor, MarketLine and Verdict

US Exhibition industry records highest growth in eight years

Informa brushes up

Euromoney acquires 10% equity stake in Estimize

UBM plc results for the six months ended 30 June 2015

RELX Group Interim Results 2015

Progressive Media - Acquisition of Business Information assets from Informa plc

Progessive Media - Unaudited Interim Report For The Six Months Ended 30 June 2015

Revenues down at Informa conference division, European shake up launched

Nikkei buys FT conference business

The lack of trust in mainstream media and the rise of social media as publishers

Is UBM’s strategy the real deal or not?

Reed's Rusbridge announces retirement

ARK Group launches curated KM industry news site

Top Right posts record revenues

New government to push forward events strategy

ITE Group plc - interim results announced

Reuters chief Andrew Rashbass to become executive chair of Euromoney

ITE diversifying as revenues hit by Ukrainian crisis

Revenue rise for UBM's 2014 event portfolio

Reed Elsevier results show B2B success depends on diversification

Reed to revamp under new name RELX after results underwhelm

10 Un-Conventional Conference Ideas

New London home to fuel growth for agency

EXCLUSIVE: Clarion sold to Providence Equity

Providence Equity snaps up Clarion

Incisive Media agrees debt for equity swap with Alchemy Partners

Centaur upbeat on 2015 outlook

Centaur Media plc - Second Interim Results

The industrialisation of a global events business: recipe for growth or stagnation?

Informa's growth strategy: Markets and users, not platforms

UBM outlines Events First strategy

2i Events Group continues its international expansion with the acquisition of and multi-year, long term partnership with Money20/20

BVEP launches events manifesto

Top Right Group eyes up £100m events takeover

UBM news releases - Good Q3 performance in line with expectations – on track for the full year

DMGT's B2B businesses keep giving the Mail time to make digital work

Exclusive - UBM near $900 million deal for trade show rival Advanstar: sources

Hiscox strengthens event insurance offering with the acquisition of Event Assured

Increased delegate numbers drives Marcus Evans profits

World Trade Group announces new structure for events growth

B2B in transition: A snapshot of H1 at Informa and UBM

Informa PLC Half Year Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2014

How two of Britain’s biggest media groups have adapted to digital

Informa restructure aims to 'increase operational, customer and market focus'

Informa Management and Operational Update

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The Mermaid to host inaugural Event Marketing Summit

Top Right Group 2013 results: an international outlook for an increasingly events-led company

Top Right Group - Annual Results Financial News

Glassdoor media company rankings: Who's top? Who's bottom?

Top event planners honoured at Conference Awards

Eventbrite Named Best Conference Supplier at the Conference Awards 2014

8 analyst takeaways on the future of Informa

Claire Wormsley, Director of the Global Conference Network, talks to Conference News about the changing meetings industry and the importance of graduate training

i2i makes two new executive appointments

Centaur reveals dip in events revenues

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC - Interim Financial Report 2014

Informa plc Interim Management Statement - Full year outlook unchanged Group trading in line with expectations

ITE Group plc Interim Results Pre-close Statement

Heseltine takes control at Haymarket Publishing as it reports £8m loss

Peter Rigby to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Euromoney confirms first-half revenues climb with profits flat or higher

GCN hosts drinks reception for Conference Managing Directors

On Thursday 20th March a select group on Managing Directors from Conference Companies gathered for drinks at the Waldorf Hotel in London

As ever this was an extremely civilised setting in which to catch up on recent industry changes, of which there have been so many in recent months. Generally speaking there was a buoyant mood with most commenting on expanding portfolios and better than expected results to date this year. The Global Conference Network would like to extend our thanks to the Waldorf Hotel for hosting us in such fine style.

Event degrees 'do not cut it' in the conference industry

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC : Director Changes

UBM news releases - Good 2013 results after strong H2

Informa - 2013 Full Year Results Webcast

Informa plc Full Year Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2013

Informa's 2013 results: Academic growth compensates for weakness at Business Intelligence

UBM hires new chief executive

RPT-De La Rue CEO Tim Cobbold quits to join UBM

Drop in delegates hit Coaltrans' bottom line

Levin to leave UBM earlier than expected

UBM (UBM.L) Hoping for a better show this year

Centaur Media Lowered to Neutral at Westhouse Securities (CAU)

Informa Receives “Hold” Rating from Berenberg Bank (INF)

ITE Group plc preliminary results announcement

More large conferences could see a boost to exhibition offerings

Global Conference Network hosts its Conference Summit at Dexter House

Half of event professionals believe traditional event formats will suffer in 2014

MarketKey is hiring! We are looking for sales professionals to join our expanding delegate acquisition team.

More large conferences could see a boost to exhibition offerings

Centaur Media Plc - Interim Management Statement

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC - Preliminary Statement

i2i events extends UKTI partnership

Incisive Media Owners Are Said to Consider Company Sale

Informa and UBM report third quarter growth

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC to purchase online data, intelligence and events provider Infrastructure Journal

UBM and Informa Chiefs to quit -

Informa announces retirement of Peter Rigby and appointment of Stephen Carter

UBM considers more B2B title sell-offs as events and marketing focus continues

Incisive Media co-founders exit ahead of expected breakup or sale

Conference Awards 2013 winners announced

Convention Industry Council, Economic Significance Study - Key Findings

UBM confident for growth despite Q1 events dip

Easter break shunts Informa bottom line hopes

Conference Awards & Conference Venue and Supplier Awards shortlist

Interview: Emap CEO Natasha Christie-Miller on subscriptions, innovation and why the business isn't for sale

Revenues decrease at Euromoney

Euromoney acquires Insider Trading

Asian Conference Supplier, Pico, records 10% increase in revenue for 2012

M & A transaction volume up 82% in event sector

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC Acquires TTI/Vanguard, An Advanced-Technology Conference Business


B2B publishing inches towards a more focused, smaller, global future

PwC: B-to-b media slips, data and trade shows rise
Mike Rusbridge CEO Reed

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