Investment Group Infuses Event Solutions with new Backing
The same innovative investment group behind Catersource Magazine Conference & Tradeshow announced that it has acquired the assets of Event Solutions. Event Solutions encompasses leading events industry publication Event Solutions magazine, top-rated website event-solutions.com and the award-winning Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow.
Event Solutions’ strength and longevity in the event market is widely recognized. The transaction infuses the company with new backing in order to greater serve the needs of event professionals across the United States. The investment group is well known for building on the strength of the assets that they acquire. The focus is on building the brand and strengthening its relationship with and support of its industry.
“Event Solutions has been an integral part of the growing event profession,” said John Baragona, founder of Event Solutions. “This opportunity allows Event Solutions to continue to be the voice for planners, producers and service providers worldwide.”
With additional resources, Event Solutions’ 20,000+ event planner readers as well as its advertisers will immediately benefit from product improvements. The December issue not only features a brand new look, but will also be perfect bound and showcase improved cover paper quality, design, page count and magazine size. Additional improvements will drive a quality user experience across the Conference & Tradeshow, event-solutions.com, the Event Solutions magazine Digital Edition and Tradeshow.
“In a tough economy, it is exciting to have the support for a fresh start and a strengthened product,” said Meredith McIlmoyle, publisher of Event Solutions. “Our audience — readers and advertisers alike — will see an immediate improvement in our products.”
Event Solutions’ founder John Baragona will continue on as a consultant and Carolyn Baragona will transition to a new role as Spotlight Director. Meredith McIlmoyle will continue in her role as publisher, overseeing the direction of Event Solutions products. Proven editor in chief Linda Picone will apply her 25 years of editorial experience to Event Solutions’ editorial direction with the assistance of longtime Event Solutions Associate Editor, Aubrey Blankenship.
Rachel Globus, a member of the editorial team since 2005 and editor in chief for the past year, is now focusing her time fully on online media.
“Event Solutions continues to have a very strong, committed team and we are all looking forward to working together as we continue to provide event professionals with the tools needed to improve their events and businesses,” concluded McIlmoyle.
For more information, please call Meredith McIlmoyle at 480-889-3130 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.