3rd Time Honor for the Northstar Travel Media Publication
Secaucus, May 14, 2012 – Northstar Travel Media’s Meetings & Conventions (M&C) (http://www.mcmag.com) was named as one of the Media Power 50 in BtoB Magazine's annual list of the top advertising vehicles for business-to-business marketers. Selection for the list incorporates ad revenue and audience as well as the vital opinions of top media buyers, advertisers and industry analysts on the most powerful and targeted business-to-business advertising venues. M&C stands alone as the only meetings category media resource to ever win this distinctive honor. "We are honored that Meetings & Conventions was named as one of BtoB's Media Power 50," said Kirk Lewis, Publisher, Meetings & Conventions. He continued, “This selection validates our ongoing commitment to our industry through editorial excellence as well as our dedication to our industry partners in providing creative, effective solutions to meet their unique needs." Lewis added, “M&C is again placed among some outstanding company, with other brands making the Media Power 50 list this year including: The Wall Street Journal, Google, the NFL, Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times, CNN, LinkedIn, Forbes, Fortune, CFO and more.” "Our team, and the entire Northstar family, is honored with this recognition of our continued influence among meeting professionals and the dedicated travel suppliers worldwide" noted, Loren Edelstein, Editor-in-Chief, Meetings & Conventions. 2012 marks the 13th year BtoB’s Media Power 50 list has been published honoring innovation and excellence in the evolving media environment – with Meetings & Conventions making this prestigious list three distinct times.
To see M&C on the list, go to the vertical listing at http://www.btobonline.com/section/mediapower&template=Vertical
The Media Power 50 honor is the latest in a series of awards received this year by Northstar Travel Media. Earlier this year, Successful Meetings was honored as a Jesse H. Neal Award finalist earlier this year, ABM’s top Award for overall excellence, (Best Single Article).
About Northstar Travel Media, LLC.:
Northstar Travel Media is the leading provider of news, information and data for the travel, meetings and hospitality industries and parent of brands Travel Weekly, Business Travel News, Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Incentive and TravelAge West. NTM’s electronic directories — Travel Weekly’s Hotel & Travel Index and M&C Facilities Search — provide in-depth data on hotels, meeting and convention properties, and business travel in the United States and internationally. In addition to its directories and periodicals, NTM publishes a number of online subscription information resources, including travel42, Weissmann Reports, STAR Service Online, Intelliguide Corporate and BTP24. Northstar also is an industry leader in marketing services, custom communications, content licensing and database management serving the travel and meetings industries. Additionally, Northstar recently acquired PhoCusWright, the premier global travel, tourism and hospitality research and event business at the intersection of the Internet and the global travel industry. Based in Secaucus, New Jersey, the company also has offices in New York, Glen Ellyn, Illinois; Los Angeles; and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Northstar Travel Media, LLC is a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, a leading private equity investor in the media and communications sector.
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