It’s been a busy week for American Business Media (ABM), the association of business information and media companies. On Tuesday the organization announced the winners of the 59th annual Jesse H. Neal Awards, which recognize the best in business-to-business editorial, and voted in 11 new member organizations.
“We are so proud to welcome these organizations to membership,” Clark Pettit, president and CEO of ABM, says in a statement. “These new returning members—ranging from traditional and international media companies to progressive businesses focused on media management software, investment baking services, subscription management and lead gen—support ABM’s initiative to represent the wide range of platforms and models leveraged by business information and media companies.”
The new membership includes a variety of organizations—from former companies to new international partners. Two companies—Advantage Business Media, which publishes content on science, design engineering and communications through magazines, websites, newsletter and events; and Athletic Business Media, publisher of magazines, websites, and buyers guides for athletic, fitness and recreation professionals—both rejoined the association as returning members.
Canada-based Glacier Media Group was the only new international member to join ABM—Glacier is an information communications company that publishes trade magazines, directories, newsletters, and specialty websites.
Other members include:
Health Forum (American Hospital Association)—Health Forum is a strategic business enterprise of the AHA, creatively partnering to develop and deliver essential information and innovative services to help health care leaders achieve organizational performance excellence and sustainability.
MultiView, Inc.—MultiView is a publisher of association-branded b-to-b digital media.
PaperClip Communications—PaperClip Communications specializes in serving the informational needs of student development professionals through various print and online products.
New associate members include:
Datasystem Solutions/MultiPub—MultiPub from Datasystem Solutions is a subscription management system designed to assist a wide range of media and data companies.
Media Intranets LP—Media Intranets is the producer of LaunchPad Media Management software suite, an integrated Web-based solution that helps media companies run their businesses, from accounting and reporting to editorial planning and event marketing.
Petsky Prunier—Petsky Prunier is an investment bank focused on the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce and healthcare industries whose services include mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services. The firm provides strategic consulting through the firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company. The firm also offers international reach through its partnership with Altium.
VisiStat—VisiStat is a cloud-based business, marketing and lead generation Web reporting service.