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Global Media, Events & Information Services For Sale

Tradeshows, conferences, and events for sale are listed below by industry. Click on each opportunity heading to learn more.

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Tradeshows, conferences, and events for sale:

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Agriculture


Strong Growth Global Agriculture Print, Digital, and Content Marketing Business

INDUSTRY: Agriculture

TYPE: Acquisition

Strong Growth Global Agriculture Print, Digital, and Content Marketing Business Thriving in Current Pandemic

This is an established, profitable global print, digital and content marketing business for sale in the agricultural sector, with over $3.5 million in annual revenue and strong EBITDA over the last 3 years. Q1 2020 results exceeded budget. Q2 2020 is expected to match or exceed budget. This publication series has a global presence and is well positioned for expansion into other areas of the agriculture industry, as well as advisory and consulting. Its digital media and consulting business is demonstrating fast growth in 2020 during the current crisis.
 
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 mwurmitzer@mediamergers.com.

Construction


Events, Conferences and Media in Construction Market tied to Healthcare, Restaurants, Retail and much more

INDUSTRY: Renovation & Construction

TYPE: Acquisition

This digital and print media company, its monthly magazine in continuous publication since 1939, serves the propane industry.  It is being offered for sale for the first time to strategic buyers.  The magazine has a BPA audited circulation of more than 45,000 subscribers with research to authenticate this loyal following.  Publications cover allied industries, among them trucking, rail, alternative transportation fuels, energy systems, HVAC, agriculture, and construction.

Contact Jeff Gruenhut at 404-849-4156 or  jgruenhut@mediamergers.com

Energy


Digital/Print Media Company - Propane

INDUSTRYRetail, Wholesale, Commodity, Propane and LPG

TYPE: Acquisition

This digital and print media company, its monthly magazine in continuous publication since 1939, serves the propane industry.  It is being offered for sale for the first time to strategic buyers.  The magazine has a BPA audited circulation of more than 45,000 subscribers with research to authenticate this loyal following.  Publications cover allied industries, among them trucking, rail, alternative transportation fuels, energy systems, HVAC, agriculture, and construction.

Contact Jeff Gruenhut at 404-849-4156 or jgruenhut@mediamergers.com

Fast Growth Event Business in the Energy Sector

INDUSTRY: Fracking

TYPE: Acquisition

For sale, a very high growth, high margin multi event business in the fracking sector of the oil and gas industry, with revenue growth of 65% and an adjusted EBITDA margin of 53%. The business includes three U.S. based industry and business development conferences that feature direct partnerships with top industry players. It recently expanded to include monthly webinars and a newsletter. 

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

Energy Industry Subscription Business

INDUSTRY: Oil and Gas

TYPE: Acquisition

A well developed, profitable report series/subscription business for sale in the oil and gas industry that has been in publication for over 60 years. “With EBITDA just below 20% of revenue”, this report series is well positioned for expansion into other oil and gas markets, as well as a webinar series. Other growth opportunities include expansion into a membership program, as well as advisory and consulting. Transition of assets and clients will be a quick and smooth process, as this organization’s owners are backed by a well established and well-organized consulting and financial advisory firm.  

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

 

Financial


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, jgruenhut@mediamergers.com

Food & Wine


Leading Media and Events Business in Culinary, Wine & Food

INDUSTRY: Wine/Craft Beverages/Artisanal Foods

TYPE: Acquisition

Profitable digital media, events and tour business, blending consumer and trade audience in the high-end culinary wine and food for sale.  This ten year old business has always turned a profit, has solid EBITDA and no debt.  Seller continues to innovate, and has a well strategized plan for B2B growth with existing artisanal food, wine and other beverage media brands.  Will fit with my specialty food or beverage portfolio.  Compelling opportunity for any media or events company that wants to reach a higher end, influential audience and consumer.

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

Human Resources


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 mwurmitzer@mediamergers.com

HR Strategy Conference

INDUSTRY: Human Resources/Human Capital Management

TYPE: Acquisition

Dynamic HR Strategy Conference (In-Person and Online Components)

Profitable HR strategy conference bringing together Human Resources and Management through world-class workshops, interactive/engaged community sessions, virtual assets, and high-quality content for sale. The conference has demonstrated its ability to quickly adapt by planning a virtual summit and monetizing existing online content in addition to the live event.  The conference fosters an environment building culture in the workplace. Strong speakers, engaged audience, and unlimited networking opportunities. Great opportunity to acquire and grow this well-respected HR conference both online and in person.

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

Military


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 trusted resource for U.S. Reserve and National Guard.

Contact Robert Dippell at 415-845-8362 or rdippell@mediamergers.com

 

Sports & Travel


Leading Conference Organizer Serving Professionals in Sports & Entertainment

INDUSTRY: Sports & Travel

TYPE: Acquisition

The most well established and leading Conference organizer serving professionals in and around the sports and entertainment industry for sale.  Through a face to face model the organizer provides a platform for executives to meet and network – while also learning how to better their business locally and nationally.

Contact Jeff Gruenhut at 404-849-4156 or jgruenhut@mediamergers.com

 

Technology


High Growth, High Profit Leadership/Diversity, Tech Leadership Conference Series

INDUSTRY: Leadership Conference Series

TYPE: Acquisition

Bringing together masterminds from across the globe, this conference series embraces diversity and celebrates excellence. Established in 2017, the company hosts a 3 day technology-focused conference allowing leaders to showcase their brilliance in tech, foster deep business connections and generate real funding opportunities.   2019-2020 revenues doubling 2018, the conference is enjoying a solid EBITDA of over 50%. It’s flagship conference, which took place in February, was unaffected financially by the current pandemic, and is close to reaching 2020 targets.

The company is aggressively working on an online event strategy to work in conjunction with its secondary fall conference in order to expand attendance and participation. The owners are paving the way for the next generation of leaders to emerge and create the next multi-billion dollar technology organization.   Contact Marlon Wurmitzer at 416-876-6761 or mwurmitzer@mediamergers.com

 

Profitable High End Developer and Technology Conference/Virtual Event Series

INDUSTRY: Front-end/UX/Technology

TYPE: Acquisition

A well-established, profitable, and highly-regarded front-end conference series with revenues over $3M and strong EBITDA year over year. With very strong ticket sales and 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 wide cross-section of the front-end, user experience, and digital design communities with a wide range of experience.  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. 

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

Technology/Development/Digital Infrastructure


Digital Infrastructure Conference/Webinar Series

INDUSTRY: Technology Commercial Real Estate

TYPE: Acquisition

Digital Infrastructure Conference/Webinar Series

A large collection of regional thought leadership, business development and end user focused events, conferences and online events in North America is for sale in the red hot data center/digital infrastructure market. This organization also holds a series of commercial real estate conferences and webinars. Over 300 large and SMB clients with a strong end user audience. With a strong connection to  edge computing, IoT, hyperscale and the data center build and design sectors, as well as commercial real estate, this conference and webinar series bring together buyers, end users and developers with industry leaders to network, recruit, and learn about the latest trends. This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire this leader in its high growth space, with unlimited opportunities to grow via topic and geographically. Turn-key acquisition with owner involvement, if necessary.

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

WasteWater Industry


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 Maron Wurmitzer at 416-876-6761 or mwurmitzer@mediamergers.com

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