tradeshows, conferences, and events for sale

Global Media & Events For Sale

Global Media & Events acquisitions available for sale are listed below by industry.

Media includes Digital Media, Digital Advertising, Print, Magazines, Newsletters, Publishing, Content Marketing, Lead Generation, and more.

Events include Conferences, Conventions, Trade Shows, Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Expositions, Summits, Hosted-Buyer Events, Webinars, Festivals, and Fairs.

Looking to sell? Grimes, McGovern & Associates has buyers looking to acquire events and digital media businesses, especially in the following sector:

  • Consumer Subscription Magazines

Contact John McGovern CEO & Owner (212) 255-9700,

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Global Media & Events For Sale:

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Media & Events

Human Resources Industry Media and Events for Sale

INDUSTRY: B2B Media (Wealth Managers & Advisors)

TYPE: Acquisition

Highly Targeted Media Business Focused on Wealth Managers & Advisors

A highly targeted media business that exclusively delivers news, opinion, and education for wealth managers and advisors alike. These subscribers manage an average of $160 million in client assets – which is more than 2x the industry standard. The company brings these readers the latest insights vital to their business, reducing the need to pour through dozens of news and industry publications – and serves the most sophisticated advisor that is focused on serving upstream retail and institutional clients.

The company has developed a unique fintech technology dashboard that delivers high traffic visibility and lead generation to its customers. This provides the dollar-for-dollar experience based on the price paid and performance received. These solutions generate year after year continuity revenue with little or no sales costs.

Audience Market – 300,000 Financial Advisors and Wealth Managers. The audience is reached daily via email, webinars, annual reports, and through the main website and demand generation. The company produces 1 daily newsletter and 12 specialty newsletters packed with original content to serve its audience.

Competitive Positioning – Offer influencer messaging access to 3 key lucrative wealth management trillion-dollar spaces: retail and institutional asset management, FinTech driven TAMPs (Turn-Key Asset Management Programs), and Trust Services for Estate Planners, Family Offices, and HWN Investors.

Type of Revenue Generated – A mix of sponsored webinars, sponsored email campaigns, sponsored annual guides, and digital website channels.

Analytics – Built using industry-leading technology provided by Marketo, the company can provide advertisers and customers detailed insight into the audience behaviors and spending performance.

Subscribers – 300,000 Registered Investment Advisors, Broker Dealer Representatives, Retirement Income Specialists, Pension Consultants, and Financial Advisors and Wealth Managers.

Advertisers/Customers – These are leading financial institutions that include: BlackRock, Invesco, Morningstar, Envestnet, SEI, and Orion, just to name a few.

Ownership – The company is privately held, 100% owned by the Founder. They have not raised any outside capital.

Financial Picture – 40% Adjusted EBITDA Margin in 2021 along with 15% revenue CAGR since 2018.

NDA REQUEST: Jeff Gruenhut at 404-849-4156 or

INDUSTRY: Agriculture, Construction, Industrial

TYPE: Acquisition

Leading, Highly Targeted Data & Media Business Focused on 4 Core Sectors of US market

This is a leading, highly targeted data and media business focused on four core sectors of US business. These include Agriculture, Construction, Industrial, and Consumer. This business provides its readers and subscribers with valuable and timely content and a unique database of parts data. The parts data business is the “blue book” of their categories serving the Farm Equipment, Farm Tractor, Construction Equipment, Crane, and other related categories. The company provides this information in annually printed guides and online. Revenue is derived through a combination of Advertising and Subscription revenue. The transition of assets and databases will be a smooth process – and the business will come with an experienced team day of closing.

Market – Construction, Agriculture, Industrial, Crane, and Consumer.

Revenue Breakdown – The business drives revenue through a mix of Print & Digital Media Sales, Subscriptions, and List Rental.

Publication Subscribers – Using various platforms to Deliver content, the company has cultivated an audience of reaching tens of thousands of qualified readers in each segment they serve. This is done both via print and email delivery.

Subscribers and Advertisers – The leading brands serve each market that is well-known and recognized leaders in each of their categories.

The Ownership – The business is Family owned (not involved in the business) and operated by a seasoned veteran of the industry who is willing and able to provide leadership through a transitional period.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL:  Jeff Gruenhut at (404) 849-4156 or



Media & Events (Events)

Media & Events (Events) for Sale

INDUSTRY: Technology Conference Series

TYPE: Acquisition

High Growth Technology Focused Conference Series

High-growth technology conference/tradeshow series. Strong organic growth and profitability with new cities added this year and more to come. The audience is technology-focused c-suite leaders (CEOs, CMOs, CDOs, CIOs, CTOs). Topics are Saas, Cloud, Big Data, Fintech, IoT, etc. High-growth horizontal market with attendees from many industries. The business has over 200 sponsorship clients, including tech giants such as Microsoft, IBM, Google and Oracle. The company has Marketing Services revenue as well including a community platform with video, all poised for growth.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: John McGovern at (917) 881-6563 or

INDUSTRY: Social Media / Human Resources

TYPE: Acquisition

Highly Targeted Conference and Event business – Human Resources, Marketing, Branding, Social Media

A leading, highly targeted conference business in excellent high-growth markets for sale. Profitable long-running conferences with well-developed virtual as well as live formats. Content-heavy, educational model geared toward business leaders, in-house practitioners, and decision-makers with direct influence in the decision-making process for HR, Talent, Branding, and Social Media. Large Email Database. Significant brands like Verizon, Visa, GEICO, Taco Bell, and Disney participate as speakers and attendees.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: John McGovern at (917) 881-6563 or

INDUSTRY: Human Resources/Human Capital/Strategic Internal Communications/Corporate Communications/Digital Workplace

TYPE: Acquisition

Highly Targeted, Long-Running, North American Corporate Communications, Internal Communications, HR, Digital Workplace and Employee Experience Conference and Virtual Event Portfolio

The niche conference series has been running since 1998 and running 20+ events per year in person across the US, and 23-24 virtual events per year since March 2020.

60k+ email database.

Focused and intimate conferences feature thought leadership from practitioners sharing best practices and practical, real-world advice in a highly targeted and interactive conference experience. Events focus on learning from your peers and making meaningful professional connections. A loyal sponsor base can demonstrate their thought leadership through client case studies, networking, and active participation.

Market – Corporate Communications, Internal Communications, Human Resources, and Digital Workplace Executives across many industries.

Revenue Breakdown – The business drives revenue through a mix of ticket sales and sponsorship sales to its portfolio of events.

Conference Sponsors – Leading digital workplace, enterprise communications, and collaboration software companies.

Conference Speakers and Attendees – Leading professionals seeking training, solutions to common problems, and staying ahead of the latest trends in Corporate Communications, Internal Communications, and Human Resources. Events are large enough to attract world-class attendees from well-known brands such as Amazon, Walt Disney, McDonald’s, IBM, Microsoft, and LinkedIn, yet small enough for attendees to make meaningful connections.

The Ownership – The business is solely owned and operated by a seasoned veteran of the conference industry who is willing and able to provide leadership through a transitional period. Turn-key business with management in place to transition to the new owner.

The opportunity to quickly expand the current formula into new regions and markets by adding published content and an established marketing and sales process.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: John McGovern at (917) 881-6563 or

INDUSTRY: Front-end / UX / Technology
TYPE: Acquisition

Profitable High-End Developer and Technology Conference/Virtual Event Series

A well-established, profitable, and highly-regarded front-end conference series. With robust ticket sales and a loyal attendee base, the Company has been taking advantage of the current economic climate by adding virtual events that meet current needs ranging from one-day topic-focused events to a planned week-long online conference for the fall. High growth potential for global diversification.

The audience is drawn from a broad cross-section of the front-end, user experience, and digital design communities with a wide range of backgrounds. Attendees come from everywhere, from the development teams of Fortune 50 to freelancer designers. Great opportunity for an organization looking to acquire an end-user audience and database.

NDA REQUEST: John McGovern at (917) 881-6563 or

Membership/Subscriptions Businesses

Membership/Subscriptions Businesses for sale

INDUSTRY: Research & Databases-All Industries

TYPE: Acquisition

Fast Growing Research Data and Offshoring Business for Sale

Fast-Growing business with market research reports, custom research, and market share/size database of 3000 markets (1.5m datasets) plus offshoring business lines with 50%+ revenue growth and 30%+ EBITDA growth. Diverse revenue streams with room grow in each. Truly global business with 50% of revenue in North America and strong Asian business as well. Clients are the top management consulting firms in the world and many other types of companies. Significant opportunities for high-margin revenue with fixed-cost products such as a) market size/share database tracking 3000 markets globally, many with country-by-country data, and b) new reseller opportunities.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: John McGovern at (917) 881-6563 or



INDUSTRY: Linux and Open Source Developers

TYPE: Acquisition

Linux Subscription News Business

A leading subscription-based digital media company for the Linux and open-source development communities available for sale. A wide range of topics including (but not limited to) development projects, distributions, businesses, and more. Its kernel coverage is the media source of record for the kernel community.

The subscriber audience comprises thousands of individual developers and corporations like Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Qualcomm, Red Hat, SUSE, and many others.

This opportunity comes with the option of one of the owners joining the new firm.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: John McGovern at (917) 881-6563 or



INDUSTRY: Self-Directed Investor Market

TYPE: Acquisition

High Growth Subscription Based Finance Publisher

Tech-enabled subscription services financial platform, delivering unrivaled content and data analytics in investing and the stock market for self-directed investors and financial advisors.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or


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