UBM Buys Advanstar for $972 Million


London-based media company UBM plc will acquires Advanstar in a $972 million deal.

UBM May Acquire Advanstar


UBM, the UK-based media company, confirmed last week that it is in talks to acquire Advanstar.

Advanstar Confirms Florio’s Departure


Advanstar has confirmed that Tom Florio is no longer the chief executive officer of the Advanstar Fashion Group.

Tom Florio Out at Advanstar?


According to a report in The Daily, Advanstar Fashion CEO Tom Florio has left the company.

Advanstar and Balluun partner on Shop the Floor

Shop the Floor

Balluun will operate Advanstar’s Shop the Floor business, a web-based wholesale marketplace run in conjunction with the company’s trade shows.

ENK men’s brands will move to Project


Advanstar, which acquired ENK last month, revealed details about how the two merged companies will operate the Project and ENK shows.

Advanstar buys rival ENK International


NEW YORK— Advanstar Global LLC, the operator of the Magic, Project and FN Platform trade shows, has acquired rival trade show business ENK International. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. ENK runs the Fashion Coterie, Intermezzo and Accessorie Circuit shows, along with the ENK New York and ENK Vegas men’s and women’s trade […]

Kabat named VP of marketing for Advanstar’s Fashion Group


Advanstar has name Randy Kabat VP of marketing for its Fashion Group, which includes the Magic and Project shows.

PROJECT announces appointment of new president


Tommy Fazio has been named president of PROJECT and menswear, which encompasses S.L.A.T.E., STREET, and MAGICMENS.