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BAPCO Exhibition & Conference proves again to be the must-attend event for public safety communications professionals

Published: Thursday 06 April 2017

Over 1,800 visitors attended BAPCO 2017 across its two days. Attendees came from 600 organisations, with more than 70 per cent employed at manager level or above.

BAPCO 2017 took place between 21st – 22nd March at the International Centre in Telford. Delegates witnessed presentations from the Home Office - who provided an exclusive update on Emergency Services Network progress -, the Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade, JESIP, Google and more. BAPCO 2017 proved itself as the must-attend annual event for those involved in public safety communications.

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MA Exhibitions and PrintWeek deliver a show designed for the industry, by the industry – PrintWeekLive!

Published: Thursday 06 April 2017

Across its two days, over 2,200 visitors attended PrintWeekLive! from 1,000 companies, with more than 80% of attendees manager level or above.

In the Autumn of 2015 PrintWeek began a quantitive research project to discover if the UK print industry wanted a national show, and if it did what that show would look like. The result of that six-month research project was to launch the inaugural PrintWeekLive!

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Crowds flock to a completely 'revolutionised' Optrafair and a record number of exhibitors re-book for 2018 after a successful three days at the UK’s flagship optical event

Published: Tuesday 04 April 2017

A completely 'revolutionised' Optrafair enjoyed a hugely positive three days at the NEC in Birmingham as over 7,000 attended the optical market’s longest standing and premium exhibition, which took place from 1st – 3rd April. The show opened its doors on Saturday as FMO's Chair Andy Yorke, and Chief Executive Bryony Pawinska, cut the ribbon as a queue of practitioners gathered to gain CET points, place orders for new products and network with their peers. Continue reading

Gramophone sees overall circulation growth of 10%, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC)

Published: Monday 20 February 2017

In an increasingly challenging marketplace for print magazines, classical music title Gramophone has led the way in attracting digital subscribers, helping it grow its overall circulation by 10 per cent in the past year.


After seeing digital subscriptions in 2016 increase by 94% to 6890, Gramophone now has almost twice as many digital sales as the second-highest selling digital music magazine, Q magazine, according to the ABC’s latest report on consumer magazines.

‘We’ve always believed that our most powerful selling point is our world-leading writing, whether reviews or features – however people choose to read it,’ says Gramophone’s Editor and Publisher Martin Cullingford.

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MA Exhibitions Appoints LiveBuzz Across Events Portfolio

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2016

MA Exhibitions, the exhibitions arm of media company Mark Allen Group (MAG), have appointed LiveBuzz as the exclusive registration partner, across their entire exhibition portfolio.


As part of the working partnership, LiveBuzz will provide MA Exhibitions with a range of services, including the provision of event registration services, exhibitor services and event staffing.

In the past three years, MA Exhibitions has delivered explosive growth through a dual strategy of new show launch and acquisition. Only last month they announced the Dental Showcase from the British Dental Industry Association (BDIA).

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MA Healthcare Introduces New Library Advisory Board for 2017

Published: Wednesday 23 November 2016

MA Healthcare is pleased to announce the creation of a new Library Advisory Board, which will be holding its first meeting in early 2017.

The Board will provide our institutional subscribers with the opportunity to have an active involvement in the short and long-term developments relating to both the MA Healthcare content and the Mark Allen Group’s academic platform, the MAG Online Library.

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