NAPCO Media Acquired by Printing Industry Trade Association

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), a printing industry trade group, announced this week that it has acquired NAPCO Media—the Philadelphia-based B2B publisher of Book Business, Printing Impressions and Publishing Executive, among a handful of other titles—for an undisclosed sum. While uncommon, this instance of a trade association acquiring a publisher whose magazines serve similar markets isn't entirely without precedent; as noted by Pub Exec senior editor Leah Wynalek, the NAPCO sale comes almost exactly five years after PMMI—a trade group serving the packaging industry—acquired Summit Media Group and its stable of packaging industry publications in 2014. Interviewed by Wynalek earlier this week, NAPCO president Dave Leskusky—who will continue to lead the media group—and SGIA CEO Ford Bowers echoed many of the same reasons given for PMMI's purchase of Summit in 2014, extolling the combined reach and complementary offerings of the two organizations across media, events, research and training, while at the same time referring to their relationship as "a partnership" and issuing assurances that NAPCO will continue to operate "independently from an editorial perspective" out of its Philadelphia offices (SGIA is based in Fairfax, Va.). Groundwork for the acquisition was first laid in 2017, when NAPCO and SGIA partnered to launch the trade show Printing United, an expanded version of its predecessor, the SGIA Expo, which is set to debut in Dallas in... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-08 18:53:40 UTC ]
News tagged with: #pub exec #foremost resource #vice versa #target marketing #total retail #business units #company launched #additional title #sole magazine #company passed #son ned #contract packaging #healthcare packaging #2014—automation world #packaging world—remain #american publishing

Other Publishing stories related to: 'NAPCO Media Acquired by Printing Industry Trade Association'


Wainscot Media Acquires Pair of Fashion Industry B2B Magazines

Footwear Plus and 103-year-old Earnshaw's magazines join Wainscot's growing roster of titles. The post Wainscot Media Acquires Pair of Fashion Industry B2B Magazines appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-28 20:57:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #growing roster


UK Trade Associations Call for Professional Behavior in a Diverse Industry

Vowing to 'bear witness and support appropriate action,' the four key trade associations in the UK publishing industry commit to combating misconduct. The post UK Trade Associations Call for Professional Behavior in a Diverse Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bear witness


Lean-In vs. Lean-Back: Assessing Print and Digital Products in Association Media

Jessica Perry, SVP of Publishing & Media at one of America's largest professional associations, chats with Folio: about drawing audience feedback and the differing benefits of print and digital. The post Lean-In vs. Lean-Back: Assessing Print and Digital Products in Association Media... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #association media #digital products


FUSE Media 2019 Speakers from Hearst, Annex Business Media, Industry Dive, Farm Journal & More

FUSE Media Summit is coming up next month, and we're preparing to delve into the most pressing topics for digital media executives today. From productization and marketing automation to data privacy and the consumer experience, there’s a lot to discuss over just 2 1/2 days. Here's a look at the... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-10-17 18:06:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital media #case studies #consumer experience


Print Media Is Underserved by Not Including Black-Owned Media in Ad Buys

Last September, my Instagram feed was filled with this collage of beautiful black women on the covers of various print media outlets. However, I immediately noticed a clear and apparent flaw: Only one of the magazines were actually owned and run by a person of color (Essence). The rest, contrary... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-19 16:15:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #print media #instagram feed #ad buys


IBT Media Rebrands as Newsweek Media Group | Industry Notes

B2B's shifting ad spend, a big promotion at Teen Vogue, and more news from around the magazine space. The post IBT Media Rebrands as Newsweek Media Group | Industry Notes appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #magazine space #teen vogue #big promotion


Printing in Hong Kong 2013: What’s Hot in the Printing Industry

No one can accuse the print manufacturing industry of standing still. Every now and then, a major revolution or innovation would shake it up and get everybody guessing and thinking. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Bobit Business Media Acquires Newport Business Media

Bobit Business Media, the b-to-b media company specializing in the vehicle-fleet business, announced Tuesday that it has has acquired Newport Business Media, whose brands include Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT), TruckingInfo.com, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal and Newport Poster Network. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #announced tuesday


Local Media Association and California Newspaper Publishers Association Form Strategic Partnership

Recognizing that collaboration in the industry has never been more important, the California Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA) has joined forces with the Local Media Association (formerly Suburban Newspapers of America) to offer certain product ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #joined forces


Aging Media Expands Into Mental Health Industry With Sixth Vertical

Aging Media Network, the Chicago-based B2B media company specializing in the business of senior care, is kicking off 2020 with the launch of an additional online publication, Behavioral Health Business (BHB), serving the mental health and substance abuse treatment industry, the company... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-07 19:09:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #live events #email newsletters #caption id= #freelance writer #big part #growing interest #natural fit #mental health


The Digital Media Industry Is on Track for a Jolt to the System

The rise of digital that began in the 2000s--which saw a notable shift in advertising dollars toward mobile screens, plus the growing dominance of Big Tech on Madison Avenue, aided by a regulatory push symbolized by the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)--continued into the 2010s,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-30 14:28:27 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital media #madison avenue #big tech #mobile screens #advertising dollars


Hour Media Acquires Six More Florida-Based Lifestyle Magazines

Palm Beach Media Group, a subsidiary of regional mag publisher Hour Media Group, has acquired Ft. Lauderdale-based Gulfstream Media group and its portfolio of local luxury lifestyle titles, the company announced. Included in the deal are Gold Coast, Boca Life, The Palm Beacher, Jupiter, Stuart... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-11 18:23:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #custom publications


Questex Acquires Multiple Trade Shows and B2B Brands from Informa Plc

A year after its sale to private equity firm MidOcean Partners, Questex's path forward continues to take shape. The global B2B media and events firm revealed Tuesday that it has acquired a handful of events and digital brands from Informa plc—a move that CEO Paul Miller says aligns with the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-05 19:51:20 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #informa plc #organic growth #previously cmo #strategic review


Forbes Media acquires stock prediction tool to help diversify its revenues

The finance and business news publisher expects to offer the stock performance prediction tool as a standalone subscription product. Starting next year, Forbes reporters will have access to Quantalytics' insights to incorporate into stories. The post Forbes Media acquires stock prediction tool... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-02 05:00:25 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #news publisher


Endeavor Business Media Acquires More Than 20 B2B Titles from Informa Plc

At Endeavor Business Media—the Nashville-based company founded by former SouthComm CEO Chris Ferrell just two years ago—2019 is ending the same way it began: with a significant, acquisition-fueled expansion. Nine months after doubling its portfolio by acquiring more than 20 former PennWell... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-11 18:34:39 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital media #informa plc #chris ferrell #early august #full list


When Less is Actually More: Behind Bauer Media’s Print Success

Scrappy isn’t necessarily a word you’d use to describe a publishing company that houses the two best-selling titles on U.S. newsstands, but at Bauer Media Group USA, the company’s mindset is exactly that. Since Steven Kotok joined the organization as CEO in 2016, he has divested its entire... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-06 16:53:12 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing company #hearst #core mission #digital side #media companies #affiliate marketing #saturation point


‘The industry will always find a way’: Candid thoughts of European publishers on the state of media

During the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe in Budapest this week, 250 publishers and industry execs shared the struggles they face navigating the current environment. The post ‘The industry will always find a way’: Candid thoughts of European publishers on the state of media appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-22 04:01:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing summit #candid thoughts #european publishers #media appeared


The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-21 00:00:55 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital media #daily basis #revenue streams


Vice Media to acquire Refinery29 in drive for female audiences

Vice Media Inc., the youth-oriented media company, agreed to acquire the online publisher Refinery29, seeking to reignite growth by reaching a young female audience. The deal marks the biggest move yet by Vice Chief Executive Officer Nancy Dubuc, who has been trying to revive the once... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-02 19:51:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #online publisher #digital media #digital publishing #hearst #—bloomberg news #$450 million #bloomberg reported #falling short #financial adviser #regulatory approval