SOURCE: American Business Media

August 13, 2008 16:03 ET

ABM Announces First-Ever B-to-B World Conference in New York City

Global Business Media Leaders Deliver Industry Insight This September 7-9

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 13, 2008) - For the first time ever, the world of b-to-b media will converge on New York City when American Business Media (ABM) and the International Federation of the Periodical Press (FIPP) bring their ABM/FIPP B-to-B World Conference ( to the Big Apple, September 7-9, 2008.

Hundreds of worldwide business media leaders will gather to conduct business with industry peers from around the globe with the goal of building their brands on a global scale and boosting their revenues during this international conference, which kicks off with a networking reception at the United Nations on the evening of September 7.

The event will address the industry's hottest topics, including traditional magazine publishing, licensing and partnering, digital media, workforce transformation, integrated selling success, the face-to-face experience, custom publishing and much more.

Speakers will include such world-renowned leaders as David Levin, CEO of United Business Media plc (UK); Patrick McGovern, Chairman of IDG (USA); Harold "Terry" McGraw III, Chairman/President/CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies (USA); Nancy McKinstry, CEO/Chair of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer (THE NETHERLANDS); Chander M. Rai, President/CEO of Cross Border Media (INDIA); Yuko Tanaka, Group Manager of Advertising Sales/International Relations for Nikkei Business Publications (JAPAN); Tim Weller, Group CEO of Incisive Media (UK), and many more.

A limited number of complimentary press passes are available for working journalists. Contact Kate Patton at for more information.

About American Business Media:

Founded in 1906, American Business Media is the association of business information providers, delivering business intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. Its 300-plus member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 6,000 print and online titles and over 1,000 trade shows, with well over $26 billion in annual revenues.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kate Patton
    American Business Media
    212.661.6360, ext. 3315
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