Posts Under: Connectiv

From ‘Search and Click’ to ‘Feed and Follow’: Has Questex Redefined the B2B Customer Experience?

Editor’s Note: See Questex CEO Paul Miller and Group President John Siefert talking about creating a new chapter for events and digital at the 2019 Business Information & Media Summit, Nov. 12 in Hollywood, FL.

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Connectiv Launches New Peer-to-Peer Networks for B2B Media and Information Professionals

Connectiv is excited to roll out a new series of peer-to-peer networking councils that will give Connectiv members the opportunity to directly engage and learn from their fellow B2B media and information professionals. The councils are focused on Revenue Generation, Digital Media and Technology, Data Information and Monetization and Editorial and Content.

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Endeavor, B2B’s Most Active Strategic Buyer, Is Back on the Hunt

After several years of rampant M&A in the B2B media space, which included the $5 billion sale of UBM to Informa, the estimated $180 million sale of Questex to MidOcean and the acquisition and merger of Hanley Wood into Meyers Group (also under MidOcean), M&A has slowed considerably in 2019--and not just in B2B. The $29 billion merger of Refinitiv and London Stock Exchange notwithstanding, the number of deals across data and information services, consumer media, events and even software and technology have plummeted.

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How Aging Media Network Sold Out a New Event in Just 90 Days

There's probably a course out there somewhere you can take called Event Launching 101 for Publishers. But even better, you can follow Aging Media Network's prime event example called Dished. The first one-day event took place in March 2018, sold out its 150-person capacity in 90 days and just won a 2019 SIPAward for Best New Success Story. Year two this past March sold out even faster, Elizabeth Ecker, director of content for Aging Media Network, told me this week.

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Driven By a New CTO, ALM Wants to Operate Day-to-Day Like a High-Tech Company

As part of a recent reorganization that refocused its Media and Intelligence groups into Information Services and Marketing Solutions, ALM tapped Jimi Li as Chief Technology Officer. A media industry outsider, Li brings a wealth of experience with both B2B and B2C brands, having most recently served as Partner and Co-Founder of Valence Marketing Infrastructure and having held previous leadership positions at companies such as L’Oréal, Coach and GE Capital.

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