ABM News Archive - ABM
12/3/2013 - In a special roundtable event held at ABM’s Executive Forum, “Corporate Structure and the New B-to-B Matrix,” five CEOs shared their experiences configuring and managing functioning corporate environments.
12/2/2013 - In their 60th year, the Neal Awards recognize editorial excellence in business media and are the industry’s most esteemed awards.
11/27/2013 - Today, member organizations of the Affordable Mail Alliance (AMA), including SIIA/ABM, formally requested that the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) reject January’s planned hike of postage rates.
11/21/2013 - In an amendment to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), the FCC has adopted new telemarketing regulations which both afford greater safeguards for potential customers and take into account the modern landscape of communication.
11/20/2013 - ABM and SIIA's co-programmed annual Information Industry Summit will be held in New York City on Jan. 29-30.
11/20/2013 - ABM's Editorial Committee and the Construction Writers Association has released its three-part training series for b-to-b editors and journalists in member companies.
11/12/2013 - During the keynote at ABM’s 2013 Executive Forum, LinkedIn executive editor Dan Roth announced a new program that offers full feeds of original content on LinkedIn, similar to an RSS feed.
11/12/2013 - At the annual ABM event in Chicago, speakers discussed key performance metrics as well as models for structuring data sales teams.
11/7/2013 - In a letter last week, ABM updated members on the impending CPI and exigent rate increase, slated to take effect in January.
11/6/2013 - Total dollars spent on b-to-b print advertising dipped only 3.5 percent in May to $641 million, the industry's lowest rate of decline in monthly sales in the last 12 months.
10/30/2013 - On Nov. 21, ABM's Marketer/Media/Publisher Council will bring together b-to-b publishers and marketers for a meeting on mobile and social.
10/28/2013 - In a letter to members, Mike Marchesano spelled out his goals and highlighted ABM's recent accomplishments as it becomes the largest division of SIIA.
10/16/2013 - Digital Velocity is the only b2b media event for digital media professionals, programmed by digital media professionals.
10/8/2013 - The 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards competition is now open. Now in its 60th year, the Neals are business media's most esteemed and sought-after awards.
9/30/2013 - Previously, he worked as CEO of Aequor Media, managing director of JEGI and CTO at The Nielson Company.
9/11/2013 - For 22 vertical categories tracked, 7 showed growth in the first quarter, 7 showed single-digit declines, and 8 showed double-digit declines in print ad revenue.
9/11/2013 - LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner recently revealed the company is focused on creating the ultimate "content experience" and not the content itself. So where does that leave publishers?
8/28/2013 - However, the poll of advertisers and marketers shows that cuts in print budgets are forthcoming, according to ABM's Value of B-to-B research.
8/21/2013 - Tim Novoselski, the former president and CEO of Miramar Publishing, and a former member of ABM’s board of directors, has passed away at age 62 from cancer.
8/14/2013 - ABM’s Editorial Committee and the Construction Writers Association have partnered to offer a three-part webcast training series for b-to-b editors and journalists.
8/9/2013 - The Postal Reform Act maintains the current CPI rate structure, while the acts on mobile apps and cybersecurity tackle privacy.
8/6/2013 - ABM's Value of B-to-B research finds that most publishers say rate pursuing a mobile strategy as important.
8/5/2013 - The 2013 Executive Forum, to be held Nov. 11-12 in Chicago, will tackle the issues of changing corporate structure and business line ownership around the new drivers of our businesses.
7/31/2013 - ABM has released a new report, Value of B-to-B, that details many ways in which business publishers connect buyers and sellers.
7/24/2013 - On August 15, a free webcast for ABM, SIIA and SIPA members will explore the emerging business considerations for mobile.
7/24/2013 - ABM's Value of B-to-B research, to be released next week, found that marketers place a very high value on trade shows and conferences.
7/17/2013 - During a one-hour webcast, the SIIA Government Affairs team will present a mid-year review of this year's most important public policy developments in the media and information industries.
7/17/2013 - A new ABM video explains trade media and its impact on businesses to students and other budding journalists. The video was produced through ABM's affiliate, the Business Press Education Foundation (BPEF).
7/10/2013 - ABM's 2014 Annual Conference, to be held May 4-7, 2014, will be held at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz.
7/1/2013 - SIIA and ABM announced the closing of their merger today.
6/27/2013 - Last week, 15 media executives graduated from ABM's Advanced Leadership Program for Independent Operators, a customized education program for small and medium-sized media and information businesses.
6/26/2013 - ABM’s 2013 Executive Forum — which will be held Nov. 11-12 in Chicago — will bring together top industry leaders to tackle b-to-b media issues of today.
5/22/2013 - Four media executives join the speaker lineup for the program, which is targeted toward media professionals ready to take the next step in their careers.
5/8/2013 - ABM’s Marketing Services Council has unveiled a new white paper, sponsored by Wright’s Media, that discusses the biggest obstacles to creating a marketing services business and how to resolve the issues.
5/8/2013 - SIIA and ABM is set to host their first co-branded event, a roundtable focused on how to drive mobile app revenue via new technologies, including advanced cloud capabilities and data integration.
5/6/2013 - In a commentary published on MediaPost, ABM's President and CEO Clark Pettit speaks out on why associations must consolidate to help members.
4/30/2013 - At ABM's Annual Conference, 60 attendees gathered to learn how to build equity value, develop database revenue and expand into licensed content.
4/30/2013 - Marketing automation. Behavioral targeting. “Day-parting.” If these concepts aren’t part of your strategy, they soon will be, according to executives who kicked off ABM’s 2013 Annual Conference.
4/30/2013 - Don Pazour, CEO of Access Intelligence, was awarded the 2013 McAllister Top Management Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding leadership in b-to-b media, at ABM’s Annual Conference on Monday.
4/29/2013 - Ninety-seven percent of ABM members approved the merger, the association announced Monday at its Annual Conference.
4/29/2013 - ABM voted four media organizations into membership during its board of directors meeting on Sunday and named nine new board members.
4/17/2013 - Spiceworks is the go-to community for the IT industry with more than 2.5 million professionals and hundreds of vendors willing to pay to join. So what makes Spiceworks so attractive to brands? ABM talked to Co-Founder Jay Hallberg.
4/12/2013 - The return of Saturday mail might be good news for some publishers, but the resumption has prompted USPS to explore rate hikes for all periodicals.
4/10/2013 - ABM and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced that they plan to merge in order to form the comprehensive, global business information and media industry association.
4/10/2013 - On April 16, marketers, agencies and publishers will gather together to discuss two topics crucial to company growth.
4/10/2013 - Saturday mail is back on, announced the United States Postal Service after its board of directors said legislation language made it impossible for the agency to continue with its formerly announced plans.
4/3/2013 - ABM talked to Tom Cochran, CTO at Atlantic Media Company, on the biggest tech challenges, how to attract the best developer talent, the role of a CTO and more.
3/27/2013 - If we are entering the “post-PC world,” what does this mean for how are audiences are using these devices and how they want us to serve them?
3/27/2013 - The program is a series of monthly one-hour live interactive webinars, which qualify for the IAB Sales Certification Continuing Education Hours Requirement.
3/20/2013 - At ABM's Annual Conference, Tony Uphoff, newly named CEO of Business.com and former CEO of UBM TechWeb, will moderate a panel on the b-to-b company of the future. ABM chatted with Uphoff for a preview of the session.
3/19/2013 - The Advanced Leadership Program for Independent Operators is a customized education program discussing the opportunities and operational realities unique to smaller companies.
3/13/2013 - IEEE Media's IEEE Spectrum received the coveted Grand Neal Award during ABM's 59th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards ceremony.
3/13/2013 - ABM is pleased to announce that 11 organizations were voted into membership during a board of directors meeting.
3/13/2013 - ABM is pleased to announce that 11 organizations were voted into membership during a board of directors meeting.
3/13/2013 - In a free webinar Thursday, speakers will reveal results of an ABM benchmark study on b-to-b email marketing and offer industry-leading best practices for boosting e-mail response rates.
3/13/2013 - More than 300 b-to-b media professionals converged yesterday to celebrate editorial excellence at ABM’s 59th annual Jesse H. Neal Awards.
3/5/2013 - ABM has announced the recipients of the G.D. Crain, Jr. Award; the Timothy White Award; and the McAllister Editorial Fellowship.
2/27/2013 - On Feb. 28, at 2pm EST, Tracy Samantha Schmidt, director of social media strategy at Crain Communications, will host a free webinar on how to use social media as a reporting tool.
2/27/2013 - By gathering data on expenses and operations, ABM is researching how profit trends change over time.
2/20/2013 - A jointly developed on-demand series of digital media training webinars from The Laredo Group and ABM is now available.
2/13/2013 - ABM has revealed the 183 finalists for the 59th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards, which recognize and reward the best editorial in b-to-b media.
2/6/2013 - ABM has announced the complete agenda for its Annual Conference, this April 28 - May 1 in Amelia Island, Fla.
2/6/2013 - Overall, print advertising sales show negative trend, down 5.4% in October and down 6.4% in November.
2/6/2013 - The Postal Service's elimination of Saturday mail delivery won’t affect b-to-b publishers as dramatically as consumer publishers. However, the move will do little to improve the economic viability of the USPS.
1/23/2013 - ABM’s first ever report on CEO confidence indicates that top execs at trade media companies are enthusiastic about the economy both now and 12 months out.
1/18/2013 - The ABM/MPA Compensation Study, conducted by Towers Watson, reveals that editorial salaries rose from 2011 to 2012.
1/16/2013 - At ABM’s B-to-B Advanced Leadership Program, 27 media up-and-comers gained real-world insights from top industry executives and Medill experts.
1/7/2013 - ABM's 2013 event, themed “The Future of B-to-B Media: Cross-Platform Growth Strategies and a New Value Proposition,” will be held April 28 - May 1.
1/2/2013 - Preliminary data suggests overall industry revenue is flat compared to Q3 2011.
12/19/2012 - B-to-B launches in 2012 were all about digital and expertise. From apps to social networks to virtualization, ABM recaps the most interesting launches of the year.
12/5/2012 - Trade magazine advertising revenue declined 7.4 percent in August compared with August 2011. For the first eight months of 2012, that’s an aggregate decline of 4.4 percent compared with the first eight months of 2011. There were a few bright spots in some verticals, however.
12/3/2012 - Not only does competition reward the best editorial in b-to-b media, it promotes the industry and boosts morale all around.
11/29/2012 - A provision arose from the GSA conference scandal this past summer and was hastily added to the Senate bill without consideration of the impact.
11/28/2012 - ABM Postal Counsel Jack Widener detailed the multibillion dollar loss in an email to members.
11/27/2012 - Established in 1955, the Neal Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in b-to-b, a top media category that is, unfortunately, often overlooked.
11/14/2012 - The comprehensive analytical report details potential policy outcomes as well as an evaluation of the results, potential scenarios for the lame-duck session of Congress and more.
10/24/2012 - The key takeaways from ABM's conference in Chicago.
10/24/2012 - In a panel called "Are Data and Business Intelligence Worth More Than Advertising?," held at Executive Forum, industry leaders advocated for data-driven services as a second business line.
10/23/2012 - While about 20 percent of survey respondents say their companies have formal mobile strategies, the vast majority are pursuing content for smartphones and apps more casually.
10/23/2012 - The training program features webinars aimed at providing comprehensive knowledge of the current digital advertising landscape.
10/23/2012 - Nine organizations were voted into ABM membership yesterday during the board of directors meeting at Executive Forum in Chicago.
10/22/2012 - The conference, attended primarily by senior-level execs from b-to-b media and data companies, will feature a keynote tonight by Bloomberg’s Norman Pearlstine.
10/9/2012 - Dubbed the “the Pulitzer Prize of business media,” the Neal Awards recognize the very best in b-to-b editorial.
10/3/2012 - The marketplace is filled with social platforms and management software for publishers to play with, but what works? ABM talked to three b-to-b editorial directors.
9/26/2012 - B-to-B marketers are ramping up their content marketing efforts, according to a new study by BtoB magazine, leading to a whole new group of competitors, or partners, for publishers.
9/25/2012 - One of ABM’s most popular offerings, the B-to-B Advanced Leadership Program, modeled to resemble a "mini MBA," returns January 7-11.
9/18/2012 - Events remain the backbone of the b-to-b media industry, but the industry may need to look to new metrics to gauge success, according to the speakers at the CEIR Predict Conference last week.
9/12/2012 - Revenue at U.S. media and business information companies reached $12.49 billion for the first six months of 2012. Among the growing segments were digital ad sales, data revenue and event revenue.