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Connectiv Announces it has Added 67 New Members in Two Years
Group Continues Building Momentum as B2B Information Industry Adapts to New Technologies and Changing Business Models
Washington (June 6, 2016) – Connectiv, The Business Information Association, a division of the Software and Information Industry Association the principal association representing the software and digital content industries, today announced that since July 2014, 67 businesses and organizations have joined its membership. Connectiv now has over 200 members, collectively driving more than $20 billion in annual revenues and reaching more than 100 million professionals worldwide.
Mike Marchesano, managing director of Connectiv, said, “A significant factor in our growth is the dramatic change taking place in the business information industry. The entire landscape is shifting as data and analytics become increasingly important, new digital platforms and products come to market, and Millennials grow more influential.”
“Over the last two years we’ve brought together more resources and re-launched the organization to be more forward-looking and responsive to changing business models and technologies,” Marchesano continued. “In doing so, we’re attracting businesses that understand the vital role of collaboration and adaptation in allowing them to take advantage of emerging opportunities.”
Connectiv is the result of the 2013 merger of ABM, the association for business media and information companies, with SIIA’s Content and Information Services Division. In 2015, the groups combined resources to relaunch ABM/CISD with a reinvigorated mission.
A complete list of member organizations is available here. The following is a list of recently added members:
Connectiv, the Business Information Association, a division of SIIA, is the only global business information association that accelerates innovation for leading and emerging content, data and technology companies. Connectiv helps members move faster and smarter with collective knowledge, access and resources. We move business forward by providing the essential information and services that are pivotal for millions of global businesses to make the right decisions to drive commerce. Connectiv membership represents over 200 world-class business information companies who reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals. These companies drive more than $20 billion in annual revenues, and their collective industries represent a $400 billion global market. SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. For more information, visit siia.net/connectiv.