STAMATS BUSINESS MEDIA ACQUIRES NEW PUBLICATIONS
Interiors & Sources magazine, Green Guide to NeoCon®, EnvironDesign® Journal and Conference, and www.isdesignet
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, September 1, 2005 – Stamats Business Media announces that it has acquired Interiors & Sources magazine and sister publications Green Guide to NeoCon® and EnvironDesign® Journal, along with EnvironDesign® Conference and www.isdesignet. Stamats Business Media has added the publications to its current portfolio that includes Buildings and ARCHI-TECH magazines.
Interiors & Sources magazine focuses on significant topics and industry issues of interest to commercial interior designers. The Green Guide to NeoCon covers the contract furnishings and commercial interiors marketplace and promotes environmental initiatives and products found at NeoCon, the world’s largest contract furnishings and commercial interiors show. The EnvironDesign Journal is a special supplement that serves to strengthen a company’s advocacy and visibility of sustainable design initiatives and promotes environmental champions. The EnvironDesign Conference is a premier industry event that provides educational opportunities on sustainable design, business practices and environmental stewardship.
“We acquired the Interiors & Sources media package as part of a strategic quest for solid media properties that serve decision makers for products and services utilized in commercial structures,” said Tim Fixmer, president of Stamats Business Media. “We are excited to offer Interiors & Sources with our current publications, Buildings and ARCHI-TECH, because it rounds out our coverage of the three most important brand influencers in the decision-making-unit for commercial structures. With this acquisition, customers can now access developers, building owners, architects, and commercial interior designers with a single media buy that spans multiple products and brands.”
With a circulation approaching 30,000 subscribers, Interiors & Sources is read by more than 80,000 designers each month. The readership includes influential specifiers from top design and architectural firms who specify brands and products in commercial buildings. 25 percent of the audience manages more than $10 million in annual commercial specification budgets.
About Stamats Business Media:
Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Stamats Business Media provides business-to-business marketing solutions through magazines, Web sites and live events for the commercial buildings and the meetings industries. Stamats Business Media is a subsidiary of Stamats Communications, Inc.
About Interiors & Sources:
Interiors & Sources is a publication with an exclusive focus on commercial interior designers who have the decision making power to recommend and purchase products and services utilized in commercial structures. Each issue provides commercial interior designers with timely, provocative news as well as behind-the-scenes research that impacts the business of commercial design. Interiors & Sources has a circulation of 27,800 and a readership of 80,000.
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