Bobit Buys Out Show Partner; Questex Snags Marketing Company
Torrance, California-based Bobit Business Media has acquired the Vehicle Service Contract Administrators Conference from Warranty Risk Services.
The conference was launched in 2005 and had been co-located with Bobit’s F&I Conference & Expo for the last two years. Eric Maerker, owner of Warranty Risk Services, will continue to work with the conference for the next three years.
Bobit will host the 2007 VSCAC Sept. 17-18 in Las Vegas.
Elsewhere, Newton, Massachusetts-based Questex Media Group Inc. purchased Imaging Network, a b-to-b multi-media marketing company serving the office products category. Offerings include the ITEX (Imaging Technology Education and Exposition) trade show, as well as imageSource, Office World News, and Office Furniture and Design publications.
Imaging Network will retain its headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale, and co-founder Marc Spring will stay on as president.