MGES Sponsors

knk Publishing Software – Jannis Baluttis - PreSales Consultant & Sebastian Mayeres, CEO

knk Publishing brings together editorial and production workflow, digital ads, CRM, contracts and licensing, subscriptions, event management, and more – all in one platform. Our software platform lets you combine all your business functions and workflows into one, fully integrated system, so your team can spend more time on the work that matters most! Get the security of the Cloud and the convenience of integrating products you’re already using. Operating on Microsoft’s platform, you also get a future-proof solution with all the powerful Microsoft updates and innovations delivered automatically.

Omeda – James Capo, Chief Operating Officer
Tony Napoleone, Vice President, Customer Experience
Robert F. Kennedy, Director, Business Development

Explore all of the advantages that come with Omeda’s complete, end-to-end audience management solution. Activate your audience with Omeda’s email marketing automation and customer data platform. Engage your customers with your brand and content on multiple channels – whether they be email, print, web, mobile or events – and the CDP is at the center of it all. Omeda is an enterprise solution in the MarTech space that brings together disparate first party data to drive revenue for its client base of over 900 brands. Get started now & simplify your MarTech stack with Omeda.

7 Knots Digital – James Karklins, President –347-349-0919

7 Knots Digital serves as a strategic audience and demand generation partner for B2B markets.  We Seek to Strengthen Audience Data & Engagement for B2B Markets. We are guided by the belief that the key to any successful business is cultivating genuine, long-term relationships with your customers. We represent leading media publishers, technology firms and event organizers, helping them find and connect with their target audience.

PWX Solutions – Rachel Newcomb, Vice President, B2B Marketing/Audience Development, Cary Zel, Executive Vice President – 305-859-0082

PWS Solutions supports publishers wanting to develop targeted audiences helping them drive revenue by combining custom solutions with cost-saving scale and efficiency.  As the industry leader, we offer outsourced publishing services that are affordable and customizable to your needs in marketing, production and procurement. At PWX Solutions, we provide a best-in-class team with decades of experience developing marketing strategy, implementing solutions and driving transformational change for our clients.  Find out how we can help you build better audiences.

MagHub – Jenny Oister, Sales Development Manager & Nick Pataro, Director of Sales – 734-224-9465

MagHub is a cloud-based Smart CRM and publishing workflow system with an intuitive interface that’s easy to deploy, use, and manage. Minimize costs and increase efficiency with all the tools necessary to run your business in one solution, including: an ad sales CRM, issue layout & production, reporting, project management, customer portals, and more.

Fry Communications – Linda Thewes, Sales Executive & Steve Brandenburg, AVP of Sales

Fry Communications is an award-winning full-service printer. Our 1.3 million square foot manufacturing campus includes an onsite co-mailing facility. We’re located in the middle of a major transportation hub, within one day’s drive of 70% of the US population. Our depth and breadth of press and bindery equipment offers a variety of production options as well as product diversity. Our privately-held, debt-free company has flourished for over 85 years by developing solid print partnerships with publishers all over the country.

Passendo – Nicklas Karlsson, Publisher Development Lead & Anders Rasmussen, CCO / Co-founder

Passendo is the leading European platform commercializing newsletter inventory. Founded in 2016 by two digital advertising pioneers, our award-winning email ad server and SSP provides value for publishers and advertisers worldwide, with over 4,000 premium publishing house newsletter inventories across the world. Partnering with some of the world’s largest media publishers, we help them activate new incremental revenues in an existing and untapped media channel – in-email advertising – reaching new audiences to unlock new and exciting opportunities.

BPA Worldwide – Richard Murphy, CEO, Glenn Schutz, Communications and Marketing Expert – 203-447-2801

BPA Worldwide, owned by media, advertisers and agencies, has been providing assurance and accountability for nearly a century in 20+ countries. The BPA Media Exchange, an online marketplace offering automated solutions for buyers and sellers of quality, audited media, now boasts more than 100 media brands and over $1 million in advertiser spend with 230 million+ impressions served, and those numbers are expected to double in the coming months. If you’re not already participating, ask us how your brand can join today.

Performedia – Matt McNevin, Live Production Manager – 202-994-6000

Performedia is a leading event webcasting and video production company. We webcast sessions live and on demand, register and track users, create event promo videos, and more, all as a turnkey service. We are also highly focused on revenue generation from online event content, with solutions such as pay-to- view, exhibitor booth demos, ad insertion and more to help cover the cost of extending your event to a web audience. We also provide continuing education certification and tracking. Clients such as American Media, Informa, The Economist, 1105 Media, Atlantic Media and others use Performedia to make their show content work harder and reach the audience that can’t be there in person.

SRDS — Michael Forgash, Publishing Sales Director, Heather  Petaccio, CEO — 800-851-7737

SRDS is the industry standard for media planning, providing agencies and brands with comprehensive and efficient means to incorporate digital and traditional media into modern audience-first buying practices. SRDS has the highest selection of media across magazines, digital media, newspapers, television, direct marketing, out-of-home, radio, and influencers.

For over 100 years, brands and agencies have relied on SRDS to make informed decisions and plan smarter campaigns.

Baxter Research Center – Jodi Cook, Business Development Manager – 800-324-3492

Baxter Research Center (BRC) delivers actionable advertising and audience metrics that enable B2B media companies to gain market share, sell more advertising (both print & digital), and build stronger relationships with advertisers. Recently acquired by a B2B publisher that has relied on Baxter’s quarterly adViewPRO™ studies since 2005, BRC is disrupting the media research industry by combining leading-edge technology with proven strategies and tactics that lead to bottom-line growth. The BRC team understands how ads are bought and sold, and would love to help you grow your sales, your business, and your brand.

Expo Convention Contractors – Richard Curran, CEO – 954-444-2901

Expo Convention Contractors, Inc. is a full-service General Contractor for Tradeshows, Exhibitions, Conventions, Meetings and Events, headquartered in Miami, Florida, with offices in California and South America.  EXPO is family-owned and operated with extensive in-house capabilities including floorplan development, custom exhibit design and fabrication, printing and graphic design, material handling services and transportation.  With over 25 years of experience, EXPO flawlessly co-creates with nearly 400 clients a year on projects across the nation ranging in size, scope and budget.

Performedia – Matt McNevin, Live Production Manager at Performedia – 202-997-7804

Performedia is a leading event webcasting and video production company. We webcast sessions live and on demand, register and track users, create event promo videos, and more, all as a turnkey service. We are also highly focused on revenue generation from online event content, with solutions such as pay-to- view, exhibitor booth demos, ad insertion and more to help cover the cost of extending your event to a web audience. We also provide continuing education certification and tracking. Clients such as Lessiter Media, UBM, The Economist, 1105 Media, Atlantic Media and others use Performedia to make their show content work harder and reach the audience that can’t be there in person.

Brightspot – Glenn Junker, Director, Enterprise Solutions & Selina Lu, Business Development Representative

At Brightspot we believe technology should enable content-focused teams to work smarter, faster, and more seamlessly to move businesses forward. With decades of collective experience in publishing and media, we’ve built a powerful CMS and world-class Delivery Team to help companies transform their business content and digital experiences by creating enterprise applications at scale with astonishing speed.

Rachel Newcomb, Vice President, B2B Marketing/Audience Development, Cary Zel, Executive Vice President – 305-859-0082

PWS Solutions supports publishers wanting to develop targeted audiences helping them drive revenue by combining custom solutions with cost-saving scale and efficiency.  As the industry leader, we offer outsourced publishing services that are affordable and customizable to your needs in marketing, production and procurement. At PWX Solutions, we provide a best-in-class team with decades of experience developing marketing strategy, implementing solutions and driving transformational change for our clients.  Find out how we can help you build better audiences.

Credspark – Lev Kaye, CEO – lev@credspark.com

CredSpark is a revenue enabler for dozens of media companies. Our innovative software, features, and services transform traditional content into interactive experiences that engage audiences; generate first-party data; surface insights and intent, and deliver measurable business results.

Indigo Trigger – Christopher Prinos, Chief Executive Officer & Tom Cintorino, Consultant

Indigo Trigger is a boutique consulting firm that helps media companies implement successful Lead-to-Cash strategies and platforms. Armed with a team of experts who understand the complex landscape of media and advertising, Indigo Trigger helps companies improve, implement, and use the platforms that drive ad sales, production, and finance operations. Working with leading media enterprises like Farm Journal, Northstar Travel, PMMI Media Group and WATT Global Media, Indigo Trigger offers a host of consulting services to help solve Lead-to-Cash challenges of all shapes and sizes. Visit www.indigotrigger.com and schedule a free consultation today. 

Data Axle – Jeff Mungo, SVP, Business and Media Solutions & Steve Mertel, Vice President, Business Development

Data Axle is a leading provider of data and real-time business intelligence solutions for enterprise, small business, nonprofit and political organizations. The company’s solutions enable clients to acquire and retain customers, and enhance their user experiences through proprietary business and consumer data, artificial intelligence/machine learning models, innovative software applications and expert professional services. Data Axle’s cloud-based platform delivers data and data updates in real-time via APIs, CRM integrations, SaaS, and managed services.

Ad Sales Genius – Joel Pape, CEO & Omar Attaie, Sales Executive – 402-413-9190

Ad Sales Genius is a fully integrated print and digital advertising sales system. We provide publishers & media companies with CRM, inventory management, invoicing, production and automation tools. Providing a flexible, technology-driven CRM solution that is feature-rich and user-friendly to help maximize your team’s efficiency. Ad Sales Genius can make it easy to integrate our software with the solutions your team is already using.

ActiveConversion – Fred Yee, CEO & Gail Moch, Director of Marketing – 587-318-2802

ActiveConversion is an advertising technology and data platform that works with publishers to provide superior advertiser results while increasing digital revenue. The solution gives publishers an unfair competitive advantage over other advertising channels by providing 10-15X better results for lead generation and attribution. Our leading-edge technology gives publishers the power to leverage first-party data with their advertisers while maintaining control over data and compliance. Using our solution, publishers have been reclaiming clients from the digital giants by providing a comprehensive set of features that transform the B2B advertising experience. Get started at no cost to you.

Abbey Edel, Senior Account Executive and Corey McCarthy, CMO, (877)336-2888 ext. 111

Socio is an event management platform with a user experience attendees love and powerful revenue generating features that spark joy for event organizers. The fully customizable container event app boosts lead retrieval and live display with registration and pre-show features coming soon. Companies like Questex, Microsoft, Pepsico, Google and Nike use Socio because of our easy to use tech – no developer necessary. With best in class support, we ensure event success. Ok, well at least we’ve got your tech covered.

MagHub - Rudy Pataro
 – CEO, Nick Pataro – Director of Sales – (734) 224-9465

MagHub is a cloud-based Smart CRM and publishing workflow system with an intuitive interface that’s easy to deploy, use, and manage. Minimize costs and increase efficiency with all the tools necessary to run your business in one solution, including: an ad sales CRM, issue layout & production, reporting, project management, customer portals, and more.

Passendo – Nicklas Karlsson, Publisher Development Lead & Anders Rasmussen, CCO / Co-founder

Passendo is the leading European platform commercializing newsletter inventory. Founded in 2016 by two digital advertising pioneers, our award-winning email ad server and SSP provides value for publishers and advertisers worldwide, with over 4,000 premium publishing house newsletter inventories across the world. Partnering with some of the world’s largest media publishers, we help them activate new incremental revenues in an existing and untapped media channel – in-email advertising – reaching new audiences to unlock new and exciting opportunities.

Parameter1 – Eric Kammerzelt, CEO, Brandon Krigbaum, COO – 608-322-7904

Parameter1 LLC is a technology company that is focused on bringing first party data solutions to marketers in the media space. We deliver identity management, behavioral data capture, lead
generation, and content management solutions to quickly monetize audience engagement.

Media Radar - Todd Krizelman, Co-founder & CEO, Howard Schecter, Director of Sales (855)RADAR.88

MediaRadar offers comprehensive advertising analysis for over 3.1 million brands across multiple media platforms including digital, mobile, email, events, and print. Our 2,100 clients enjoy the unmatched quality and award-winning customer service that helps them identify new sales opportunities, create bulletproof pitches and get the most from every sale.

Cheri Stryker, Vice President of Sales, (717) 766-0211

Fry Communications is an award-winning leader in print, distribution, direct mail, and information distribution. One of the nation’s largest privately held communications companies, and featuring an onsite co-mailing facility, Fry provides comprehensive, scalable resources to manage projects with state-of-the art technology, first-rate personnel, and a commitment to excellence. Through the Fry Family Network, Fry offers integrated solutions for sales and production management, content delivery strategies, circulation and audience development, and customer acquisition.

TKLi - Sherri Jones - President - (972) 370-7878 x211

Increase Revenue by simplifying Digital Marketing & Lead Gen

 LeadFEED was developed at the request of B2B publishers, specifically to offset shrinking revenue from traditional print advertisements. LeadFEED has increased revenue for clients like ALM, Penton, Peerless, Jobson, and Tech Briefs.

LeadFEED is a hands-off, turnkey digital advertising system, easily implemented into any web page to increase Advertiser lead flow, and differs from common digital advertising in many ways, such as dynamically generating a landing page upon opt-in. LeadFEED complements other ongoing digital ad initiatives and lead programs.

LeadFEED recaptures valuable advertising dollars by providing real-time, opt-in, targeted and tailored data.

Jeff Mungo — Senior Vice President, B2B Services, Jeff Adee — Senior Vice President and General Manager, B2B Media Solutions – (402) 836-6278

Infogroup delivers two indispensable services for the direct marketing community: top performing lists & media and maximum income generation for data owners. For mailers, marketers and brokers seeking highly responsive media targeted to their specific audiences, we deliver prospect files to acquire new leads and loyal customers. And our experienced team of data management professionals employs proactive selling techniques, aggressive marketing/promotion and tactical strategies that generate the highest possible revenue for your database and customer assets.

Readex – Jack Semler, President – 651-439-8547

Readex Research is your go-to partner for survey research that helps your team sell.  We have research services that demonstrate how important your market is for advertisers, how you create opportunity for advertising exposure and how you add value once a buy is made.  Plus, we work hard to make sure your team knows how to use survey results.  Collecting data is easy, but using it well, really making a difference for you and your customers, is what matters.  Talk with us when research is part of your conversations.

Brightspot – Glenn Junker, Director, Enterprise Solutions & Selina Lu, Business Development Representative

At Brightspot we believe technology should enable content-focused teams to work smarter, faster, and more seamlessly to move businesses forward. With decades of collective experience in publishing and media, we’ve built a powerful CMS and world-class Delivery Team to help companies transform their business content and digital experiences by creating enterprise applications at scale with astonishing speed.