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Press Release: Penton Acquires TU-Automotive, an Event & Digital Info Company Focused on Connected Vehicle Market
January 4, 2016 at 11:11 am

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Penton announced at CES 2016 that it has acquired TU-Automotive, an event and digital information company serving the connected vehicle segment of the automotive tech market, from FC Business Intelligence. This acquisition positions Penton at the center of the industry's most innovative and fast-growing segments: connected vehicles, mobility…

Top 5 Tweets from the Publishing & Media Lab at Content Marketing World
September 14, 2015 at 3:10 pm

Although the Publishing & Media Lab at Content Marketing World has come and gone, Publishing Executive’s coverage of content marketing services is far from over. We’ll be rehashing some of our favorite panels from this workshop, which we hosted September 11th in Cleveland, and relate some of the helpful insights leaders from Adweek, Contently, The…

Press Release: Penton Appoints Barbara Couchois And George Assimakopoulos to Lead Its Explosive Growth in Marketing Services
June 22, 2015

NEW YORK-June 22, 2015 - Penton, an innovative professional information services company, today announced that it has appointed Barbara Couchois to the newly created role of vice president, marketing monetization and named George Assimakopoulos head of client services, to drive the company's exceptional growth in marketing services. The company's marketing services group has more than doubled over the last three years and is expected to eclipse $40 million in revenue this year. Barbara and George will report to Chief Marketing Officer Kate Spellman.

Press Release: Paul Miller Joins Penton as Group President
April 29, 2015

NEW YORK, April 23, 2015 - Penton, an innovative professional information services company, today announced that Paul Miller has joined the company as  Group President with responsibility for a broad  portfolio that includes energy and buildings,  design engineering and sourcing, and manufacturing and supply chain markets.  

Why & How Penton Pivoted to Information Services
February 1, 2015

Last fall, Penton launched new branding and a revamped website. But this wasn't your typical slap-a-new-coat-of-paint-on-it rebranding. Rather it was a new outward identity to reflect Penton's reinvention as an information services business. As many legacy publishers have done or are trying to do these days, Penton has made the transition from a traditional publishing company to something other. The information services tag is meant to indicate Penton's broader, multi-platform market offering, where "media" or "publishing" is part of the greater whole. 

Penton Media buys Farm Progress, boosts agricultural offerings
November 14, 2012

Penton Media today acquired Farm Progress, a holding company that includes 23 agricultural magazine titles, four expositions, digital and broadcast products as well as investment data.

Penton bought Farm Progress from Sydney-based Fairfax Media for $79.9 million. Farm Progress will become part of the Penton Agricultural Group, which Penton has described as “the largest, most diversified agriculture information business in North America.”

Leveraging Functionality to Tap New Advertisers
October 12, 2012

Business-to-business started out as adjective, as in b-to-b publishing. Then it acquired the (now quaint) geek acronym B2B. Along the way the concept of B2B has been stretched and twisted.

When I heard Penton Media was about to merge a consulting firm with an online information resource, it looked like they were taking business-to-business literally. It has the elements of a case study with multiple ideas other B2B publishers should think about.

Penton Media Acquires Highline
June 28, 2012

David Kieselstein, CEO of Penton Media, announced today that the company has acquired Highline LP of the United Kingdom.  Highline is a business and commercial aviation company that currently provides global data and sales support to Penton’s AC-U-KWIK, the leading FBO directory serving the business aviation market as well as other new products.

Penton names Kieselstein CEO
January 30, 2012

Penton Media, publisher of Registered Rep. and Supermarket News, has named David Kieselstein as CEO. He was previously CEO of TNS North America, a custom research division of WPP. Kieselstein succeeds Sharon Rowlands, who left Penton to join Altegrity as CEO on Nov. 1. Kieselstein had previously led Dun & Bradstreet's small-business division.