December 24, 2014 7:58 PM ET


Company Overview of Penton Media, Inc.

Company Overview

Penton Media, Inc. offers marketing services. The company provides actionable ideas and insights, data and workflow tools, community, and networking services in person and virtually. It serves agricultural, automotive and trucking, aviation, commercial real estate, design engineering and sourcing, healthy lifestyle, manufacturing and supply chain, industrial design, meeting, electrical/energy/mechanical system, public infrastructure, restaurant and food, technology, and wealth management markets. Penton Media, Inc. was formerly known as Prism Business Media, Inc. and changed its name to Penton Media, Inc. in January 2007. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in New York, New York. Pe...

1166 Avenue of the Americas

10th Floor

New York, NY 10036

United States

Founded in 1886





Key Executives for Penton Media, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Editor
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Unit Chief Executive Officer and Unit President
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Penton Media, Inc. Key Developments

Penton Mulls Acquisitions

Penton Media, Inc. intends to pursue acquisitions. "In 2015 we will be launching many new products, including several new events. By the same token, we remain acquisitive and continue to look for new events, data and digital businesses that complement our portfolio and bring our capabilities to scale," David Kieselstein, Chief Executive Officer of Penton, said.

Penton's Contracting Business and the Mechanical Systems Group Announces Executive Changes

Penton's Contracting Business and the Mechanical Systems Group brands announced that industry veteran, Bob Mader, will expand his role to Content Director. In this new position, he will be responsible for Contracting, the Forum, CONTRACTOR Magazine, HPAC Engineering, all digital content and the Comfortech Industry Show. Mader will continue to report to Andy Friedman, Executive Director, Content and User Engagement. All editorial and content staff for all three core brands will now report to Mader. After 34 years with Penton, Mike Weil is retiring as Editorial Director of Contracting, HPAC Engineering brands, the industry's forum -- and the speaker selection and Master of Ceremonies for the annual Comfortech Industry Show. Weil's last full time day with Penton is on September 11, 2014. Weil will also continue writing for Contracting and contribute to the brand's online content.

Penton's Public Infrastructure Group Adds New Features and Functionality to Govalytics

Penton's Public Infrastructure group announced that new features and functionality have been added to Govalytics, an intelligence tool that offers dynamic data and analytics for city and county governments across the nation. Govalytics offers key dynamic intelligence that identifies opportunities for marketers to win local government business well in advance of the official request for proposal (RFP) process. The Capital Project Data feature of Govalytics is now available. It allows users to search and find capital project information for every city and county government in the database. It also offers project amounts, durations and specific details around each project. The ToDo's feature allow users to establish ToDo action items on specific governments/departments/projects of interest, set due dates for each ToDo item and get one day or one week advance notifications via email. The Alerts feature allow users to set up email alerts on specific items of interest including changes in budgets, staffing changes and new Capital Projects. Govalytics provides users with budgetary analytics, government official contact information, capital project data, key area statistics and recent news surrounding each local government. Govalytics now has data covering the top 50 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs).

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