SOURCE: Hanley Wood

March 28, 2007 12:00 ET

Hanley Wood Business Media Wins Three Prestigious Neal Awards

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2007 -- Hanley Wood, LLC, the leading publisher of business-to-business media serving residential and construction, won three Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards this year. Presented by American Business Media, the awards recognize editorial excellence in independent business publications.

Open to members of the American Business Media association, the Neal Awards are the industry's most prestigious and most sought-after editorial honors. ABM member companies represent over 2,500 print and online titles and reach an audience of 90 million professionals.

"We are very proud of this recognition," says Peter Goldstone, Hanley Wood Business Media President. "These awards acknowledge the quality of the publications that we continually strive to bring to our readers, and are a testament to the high level of achievement of Hanley Wood's editors and designers."

In recent years, Hanley Wood has received 43 nominations for Neal Awards and won 11. Hanley Wood's three 2007 Neal Award winners are:

- AQUATICS INTERNATIONAL - Best Single Article - November/December 2006
- POOL & SPA NEWS - Best Single Article - November 2006
- CUSTOM HOME - Best Department - 2006
In addition to the three 2007 Neal Awards, Hanley Wood was named as a finalist for seven other Neal Awards, including Best Single Theme Issue, AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE; Best Single Issue, REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR; Best Single Theme Issue, residential architect; Best Single Issue, BIG BUILDER; Best Subject Related Series of Articles, BUILDER; Best How-To Article, BUILDER; and Best Start-Up Publication, Hanley Wood's DIGITAL HOME.

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media and information company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company is also North America's leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Business Media (Washington, D.C.) publishes 32 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including BUILDER, DIGITAL HOME, ARCHITECT, CUSTOM HOME, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION and residential architect. Hanley Wood Business Media also offers the construction industry's foremost collection of Web sites, including BUILDER ONLINE, REMODELING ONLINE, and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through and Dream Home Source.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $250 million company owned by affiliates of JPMorgan Partners, LLC. CCMP Capital Advisors manages the Hanley Wood investment for JPMorgan Partners.

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