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Acxiom provides the data foundation for the world’s best marketers. We enable people-based marketing everywhere through a simple, open approach to connecting systems and data that drives seamless customer experiences and higher ROI. By making it safe and easy to unify, validate, enhance and activate data, we help marketers understand the customer journey and engage customers across the channels and devices they use today and those they will embrace tomorrow. A leader in identity and ethical data use for more than 45 years, Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work together to create a world where all marketing is relevant. Visit acxiom.com

AdvantageCS is the developer of Advantage—marketing, subscription and membership software for publishers. Leading companies rely on Advantage to manage their digital subscriptions, entitlements, magazines, bundles, e-products, memberships, conferences and events, continuity programs, product orders, payments, telemarketing and customer service. Advantage also offers a comprehensive eCommerce platform, multi-channel sales, high availability, sophisticated business intelligence tools, and digital payment methods, EFT, direct debit, and credit card processing.

AdvantageCS is a privately-held corporation, and has been developing software for publishers since 1979. Financially sound, with a worldwide reputation for superior software and service, AdvantageCS is a trusted partner of many global information companies. Visit advantagecs.com  

 

The Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) powers transparency and collaboration between North America’s leading media professionals. AAM is the industry’s recognized leader in cross-media verification, with unparalleled expertise across all brand platforms, including web, mobile, email and print. More than 4,000 publishers, advertisers, agencies and technology vendors depend on AAM’s data-driven insights, technology certification audits and information services to transact with trust. To learn how AAM brings trust and transparency to today’s media ecosystem, visit auditedmedia.com.

CDS Global helps media companies be leaders in the ever-changing print and digital landscape with innovative and sustainable solutions to attract, retain and interact with customers. With more than 45 years of expertise and 15 locations worldwide, CDS Global is the world’s leading magazine media fulfillment service provider. We manage 200 million consumers across 1,000 brands. We continuously create and adapt new technologies that enable media companies to navigate both print and digital, building connections with their customers. From order management and payment processing to customer service and business analytics, CDS Global simplifies operations and helps you facilitate and accelerate the transformation to multichannel content. Visit cds-global.com.

 

CMG – Comag Marketing Group provides publishers of many of the world’s leading magazine brands with comprehensive retail sales, circulation marketing and supply chain solutions for the mass market, international and specialty market newsstand channels. Through innovative consumer insights and analytics, CMG provides category management guidance to leading retail chains. CMG’s goal is quite simple­—to maximize sales at the newsstand while focusing on supply chain initiatives that help remove structural impediments within the distribution channel. CMG is committed to collaborating with publishers, retailers and wholesale distributors to better serve the end users—magazine consumers. Above all, CMG is focused on developing supply chain solutions to ensure that magazines remain an important part of consumers’ shopping experience. Visit i-cmg.com

Freeport Press, a nationally recognized leader in the print production of high-quality niche publications and catalogs, has been in continuous operation at our centrally located facility in New Philadelphia, Ohio, since 1880. We’ve made a name for ourselves as the most efficient printer in North America through innovative business practices, continuous investment in state-of-the-art technology, employee development and training, and the strategic implementation of systems and process controls. Our customers know they can expect not only great printing, but real solutions to problems that every publisher faces. Visit freeportpress.com.

FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political, regulatory, reputational and transactional. FTI Consulting professionals, located in major business centers throughout the world, work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and opportunities. Visit fticonsulting.com.

GfK MRI’s focus on excellence has made it the leading source of top-quality media and consumer research in the U.S. All GfK MRI studies reflect an enduring commitment to delivering reliable and actionable information about the world’s most dynamic consumer market. GfK MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer® is the industry standard for magazine audience ratings in the U.S., and the majority of media and marketing plans in the country rely on it. The survey also serves as the foundation for a variety of innovative products and services—understanding today’s “TVideo” viewers, activating digital targets and capturing rich data on consumers’ smartphone use. Visit mri.gfk.com.

LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD), with a rich history of industry experience, innovative solutions and service reliability, is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world. With advanced technology and a consultative approach, LSC’s supply chain solutions meet the needs of each business by getting its content into the right hands as efficiently as possible. Visit lsccom.com.

MediaRadar offers comprehensive advertising analysis for over 3.1 million brands across multiple media platforms including TV, digital, mobile, email, events, social media and print. Our 1,600 clients enjoy unmatched quality and award-winning customer service that helps them identify sales opportunities, create bulletproof pitches and get the most from every sale. Contact us today and ask us about our all-new SnapChat advertising Intelligence. Visit mediaradar.com.

MediaWorks 360 is a trusted solutions provider for optimizing audience development and customer journey management. Our solutions are designed to meet today’s media challenges:

Audience Development: Drive growth and create savings by supplementing or outsourcing circulation, newsstand or data. Whether you want to expand your audience through email, direct mail, social media, third-party partners, expire or retail marketing, we have the solutions you need.

Premium Memberships: Generate new, organic revenue streams by bundling assets to build unique, premium-priced subscription programs for enthusiasts. We bring the experience, expertise and platform—you bring the brand.

Database Management: We optimize subscription revenue by leveraging scoring algorithms, test matrices and marketing know-how. Individualized pricing and real-time data help us enhance the acquisition funnel and customize each customer’s journey more effectively and less expensively than other data companies.

Web-First Content Strategy: Our strategy delivers efficient, multiplatform publishing with a focus on digital first, curating the best for print. Coordinate content development, digital rights and labor costs of content across an enterprise in a unified interface.

Visit mediaworks-360.com.

Port Hawkesbury Paper, located on the shores of the Strait of Canso in Nova Scotia, is the leading provider and low-cost producer of supercalendered (SC) paper in North America. The SC machine at Port Hawkesbury is capable of delivering the highest-quality and most efficient paper production available. Port Hawkesbury Paper’s Artisan®, Prominence Plus®, Prominence® and Maritime® lines offer a wide selection of SC options to publishers and printers looking for premium-quality paper. All Port Hawkesbury papers are available as FSC® certified options and are used in retail inserts, catalogs, magazines, circulars and coupons. Visit porthawkesburypaper.com

We’re on a mission to improve the way people discover stories that matter. That’s why we’ve partnered with publishers around the world to give readers unlimited access to the biggest names in content. We’re all about choice. And so are the thousands of global businesses we work with. These hotels, airlines, libraries, cruise lines and other corporations ensure that their patrons have the magazines and newspapers that interest them – helping publishers get discovered in hard-to-reach places everywhere. Using their phone or tablet, readers can browse content online or download entire issues using the PressReader app. They can subscribe for unlimited access, or get the full experience sponsored by one of our partners. Visit pressreader.com.

PubWorX/ProCirc is the leading provider of full-service consumer marketing outsourced solutions to the publishing industry, offering strategic, promotional, analytical and operational support to publishers of all sizes. PubWorX/ProCirc provides strategic vision and customized circulation solutions to deliver profitable and engaged readers to more than 60 publishers, representing more than 300 titles. With 200-plus experts from across the industry, PubWorX/ProCirc offers solutions to satisfy the consumer marketing, circulation management, production and paper procurement needs of any publisher, large or small. Visit pubworx.com procirc.com.

Quad/Graphics is a leading marketing solutions provider. The company leverages its strong print foundation as part of a much larger, robust integrated marketing platform that helps marketers and content creators improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their marketing spend across offline and online media channels. With a consultative approach, worldwide capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity, Quad has the resources and knowledge to help a wide variety of clients in multiple vertical industries, including retail, publishing and healthcare. Quad provides a diverse range of digital, print and related products, services and solutions from multiple locations throughout North America, South America and Europe, as well as strategic partnerships in Asia and other parts of the world. Visit qg.com.

SocialFlow is a leading social platform purpose-built for media companies. Our tools, products and services help them easily distribute engaging social content and create monetization opportunities from their social efforts.

Our technology analyzes and quantifies audience, attention, topics and engagement, ensuring that you deliver each social message at the right moment—when users are online and engaging with related content. As a result, marketers gain value for each piece of content and deeper engagement across social media channels.

Media companies can also capitalize on their top-performing social content by making it available for advertiser sponsorship. These sponsored posts, called AttentionStream, create revenue opportunities using existing company content that is sure to perform.

Founded in 2009 and backed by venture capital, SocialFlow’s client roster includes half of the top 150 media companies, such as The New York Times Company, The Associated Press, BBC, New York Media, Al Jazeera and Condé Nast. Visit socialflow.com.

ZINIO, The Technology Company for Digital Magazines, provides publishers with comprehensive content conversion, editing, distribution and publishing technology services, solving all of your replica issues by automatically converting your existing content into responsive XML and JSON content for the web, native mobile and tablet apps, online newsstands—wherever your content is consumed digitally. The ZINIOpro platform truly delivers on the “edit once, publish everywhere” vision with enhancements across all distribution channels. From the ZINIO newsstand to publisher websites and apps, from the ZINIO for Libraries program to the Amazon Kindle, content looks and renders the same way, delivering a consistent brand experience everywhere your readers are. And one cost-effective workflow achieves it all. Contact us today to explore the possibilities with ZINIO. Visit ziniopro.com.