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 & Justin Berger, Chief Operating Officer –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, John Kulhawik, 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 & Ursula Koons, Sales Executive, Sales Executive

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.

AdvantageCS – Dan Heffernan, Vice President & Chief Product Manager, –734-302-5441

AdvantageCS is the developer of Advantage—the global marketing, subscription and membership platform for publishers and membership associations. Leading companies rely on Advantage to manage their digital subscriptions, entitlements, magazines, bundles, e-products, memberships, events, continuity programs, product orders, payments, telemarketing and customer service. Advantage provides an integrated eCommerce platform for shopping cart and customer self-service, a landing page design tool, multi-currency, and digital payment methods. AdvantageCS has been developing software for publishers for over 40 years.

Stamats Audativ – Shane Austerman, Chief Financial Officer, Sammy Garrett, Account Executive

Audience intelligence, strategy and insights tailored for your ongoing success. Audativ, Stamats’ full-service audience management division, provides custom, innovative and reliable audience solutions.  We collaborate with you to acquire and transform first party data into actionable insights and marketable audiences to deliver value to your customers.  Our seasoned experts provide pioneering solutions for growth, development, engagement and strategy to monetize your audience.  To learn more contact Sammy Garrett @(203) 292-8389.

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

Mirabel Technologies is a privately owned, international tech company that provides all-in-one software solutions for businesses.

The Magazine Manager connects a CRM platform, a sales pipeline module, a production and project management system, a billing and accounts receivable system, and an audience development module into one unified platform.

With the addition of DigitalStudio, The Newspaper Manager, Flip & Share, Mirabel’s Marketing Manager, Clean Your Lists, and ChargeBrite, Mirabel has expanded to help streamline all business operations in an ever-changing media environment.

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.

Balluun – Scott Evans, Vice President Business & Client Development

Accelerate audience development by integrating your content with MediaNext’s highly engaging, data-rich product marketplace and demand generation tools that capture 1st party data and drive intent-based, qualified leads.  Activate new non-ad based revenue streams, including seller subscriptions, paid content, leads-as-a-service, marketing services and paid virtual events and grow existing revenue through more audience data, engagement, traffic, and ad inventory with MediaNext by Balluun

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.