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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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MAG reports 44% leap in profits to £4.5 million

Published: Wednesday 09 November 2016

It is another good year for the Mark Allen Group which has once again bucked publishing trends and reported a record year. Revenue for the year ending March 2016 went up 15.6% from £27.6 million to £31.8 million with profits before taxation leaping 44% from £3.1 million to £4.5 million. Continue reading

The Engineering Design Shows Achieve Record Attendance

Published: Monday 24 October 2016

The Engineering Design Show series of events, achieved record visitor numbers for the fifth year in a row. Running from 19-20 October at the Ericsson Exhibition Halls, Coventry, the shows brought together more than 4200 design engineering professionals to the showcase of British innovation. Continue reading

Mark Allen Group buys Dental Showcase

Published: Thursday 06 October 2016

WITH its acquisition of the annual exhibition Dental Showcase, the Mark Allen Group (MAG), becomes the biggest media player in dentistry in the UK.


George Warman Publications (GWP), part of the Mark Allen Group, has acquired Dental Showcase from the British Dentist Industry Association (BDIA) for an undisclosed sum. The country’s leading dental trade exhibition, which has existed since the 1930s, will join a company that includes the leading brands Dental Update, The Dentist and Dental Nursing.

Under the terms of the deal, the BDIA has agreed to licence its name to Dental Showcase, for an initial period of five years.

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