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 sectors:

  • Financial/Banking
  • Real Estate
  • Robotics
  • Cannabis
  • Crypto Currency/Digital Assets
  • Biotech
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Sports/Betting

Contact John McGovern CEO & Owner (212) 255-9700, jmcgovern@mediamergers.com


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Global Media & Events for sale:

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Financial


Financial industry media and events for sale

Financial Category - Data Membership and Digital Products

INDUSTRY: Financial Category

TYPE: Acquisition

Well-run market leader in financial category with new data and membership and digital products driving growth. Attendee/subscriber base consists of senior finance executives in large banks and other consumer financial and blue-chip consumer facing companies. Good margins. Comes with management to run it. Good growth opportunities in adjacent markets such as Fintech and Healthcare.

Market: The Consumer Collections and Credit Industry. Main category is Accounts Receivable Management – with focus on the case law, regulations, compliance and technology driving the marketplace. Additionally, the company has built a Women’s focused conference/community within the industry.

Revenue Breakdown: The business drives revenue through a balanced mix of Membership, Conference (in-person & virtual) and Digital Marketing Services. There are also “digital/research tools” included as part of the Case Law and Research components of the business.

Event Attendees and Publication Subscribers: The Subscribers are professionals in the consumer and commercial credit and collections industry. This includes Heads of Collections and Recovery, Heads of Credit Risk, Credit Risk Executives, Heads of Collections Strategy and Analytics. Some of the companies that are represented in their Audience include: Capital One, AT&T, T-Mobile, PayPal, Dell, Ally Bank, Kohls and others. The Women’s focused event more than doubled in attendees from 2018 to 2019. Additionally, the company reaches government agencies such as Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Education, numerous state regulators, and members of Congress.

Membership/Exhibitors/Sponsors/Advertisers: The leading companies and brands providing technology and services to the industry. These include companies such as TransUnion, Equifax, Experian, Noble Systems, T-Mobile, Discover, Citizens Bank, and others.

Contact: Jeff Gruenhut at (404) 849-4156 or email: jgruenhut@mediamergers.com

Human Resources


Human Resources industry media and events for sale

HR/Human Capital/Strategic Internal Communications

INDUSTRY: Human Resources/Human Capital/Strategic Internal Communications   

TYPE: Acquisition

North American HR/Corporate Communications/Employee Experience/Digital Workplace Conference and Virtual Event Series

Profitable conference and virtual event series that brings together industry leaders and experts to connect, collaborate and learn.  Events are focused on sharing valuable best practices and practical business experiences on how to meet today’s competitive challenges, and to find new/innovative solutions for business problems in a highly targeted and interactive conference experience. With strong revenue and EBITDA growth over the past few years, this business is taking advantage of the current climate to create new virtual environments for its loyal attendee and sponsor community.

Opportunity to expand the current formula quickly into new regions and markets. Turn-key business with management in place to transition to the new owner.

Contact Marlon Wurmitzer at 416-876-6761 or email: mwurmitzer@mediamergers.com

Membership/Subscription


Membership/Subscriptions for sale

Linux Subscription News Business

INDUSTRY: Subscription

TYPE: Acquisition

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 serves as the media source of record for the kernel community.

Subscriber audience is made up thousands of individual developers and corporations like Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Qualcomm, Red Hat, SUSE, and many others.

Profitable and with revenues of under $1M. This opportunity comes with an option of one of the owners joining the new firm.

Contact Marlon Wurmitzer at (416) 876-6761 or email: mwurmitzer@mediamergers.com

 

 

Subscription-Based Data & Information

INDUSTRY: Subscription

TYPE: Acquisition

Subscription-based news, data, market intelligence, and research business covering the energy sector and investment climate in a strategically critical frontier market. Industry-leading data and information network, highly acclaimed editorial content, and outstanding subscriber retention rates. Profitable and growing, with significant upside potential in existing operations and opportunities to scale to additional markets. Contact: James McDonald @ (215) 668-3678 or jmcdonald@mediamergers.com

 

"Internet Connectivity - Investment Information Service"

INDUSTRY: Membership/Subscription

TYPE: Acquisition

A subscription (and one exclusive event) business in the global internet connectivity infrastructure and services industry.  Subscriber base consists of sophisticated investors, senior corporate executives, and strategic advisors that need market intelligence on the critical strategic and financial issues impacting their market.  Great margins and experienced staff will move with the sale.

Market – Global coverage includes terrestrial and orbital broadband service providers, fiber networks and data centers, small cell and tower companies, satellite constellations, 5G network technology and infrastructure equipment manufacturers, capital providers and investors in the public and private capital markets that are focused on broadband internet connectivity. The Covid-19 pandemic boosted demand for internet connectivity, accelerating investment in the industry.

Revenue Breakdown – The business drives revenue through an individual and corporate subscription-based model.  There has also been an annual conference (for 13 years), which is planned again for 2022 in New York.

Subscribers and Conference Attendees – The prestigious clientele includes institutional investors, venture capital and private equity investors, investment analysts, commercial bankers, economic development funds, investment bankers, senior legal advisors, entrepreneurs, board members, CEOs, heads of strategy and corporate development, CFOs, general counsel, and other senior executives with responsibility for financing, M&A, and corporate strategy – in and around the global satellite and telecommunications markets.

Membership/Exhibitors/Sponsors/Advertisers – Select leading companies that serve the industry include SpaceX, Verizon, Boeing, Echostar, Qualcomm, Viasat, Ericsson, Cisco, American Tower, and many others.

The Owner – This is being sold as a turnkey carve out of an existing business with a nearly 30-year history.  Clean books and records, and transferable subscription agreements and cloud infrastructure, and the staffing needed to transition the business,

Financials – Recurring revenue, including multi-year agreements, on a largely fixed cost basis.

Contact: Jeff Gruenhut at (404) 849-4156, jgruenhut@mediamergers.com

 

 

 

Military


Military industry media and events for sale

Two Media Publications for Military Communities

INDUSTRY: Military Families, Reserve and National Guard

TYPE: Acquisition

This veteran owned media business has two established and profitable print publications for sale, reaching over 10 million service members. In addition to strong print advertising, these brands have increased digital advertising revenue more than 3x in recent years. One publication is focused on resources for active duty service members and their military families. The other is a trusted resource for the U.S. Reserve and National Guard.
Contact John McGovern at (917) 881-6563 or email JMcGovern@mediamergers.com​

 

 

Wastewater


Wastewater industry media and events for sale:

Fast Growing, High Margin Wastewater Industry Event

INDUSTRY: Wastewater

TYPE: Acquisition

For sale, a highly profitable and growing carve out event held each year in Florida. With EBITDA growing annually (currently north of 50%), along with double digit growth each of the past three years, this event is positioned for expansion into other regions outside Florida. Growth opportunities include expansion within this industry and the growing infrastructure and environmental services categories. With only one owner, we expect a smooth transition to the final buyer. A unique opportunity to acquire this event with international growth opportunities.

Contact Marlon Wurmitzer at 416-876-6761 or email: mwurmitzer@mediamergers.com

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