Tuesday, January 10, 2006

CMP Acquires MediaLive -- Interop, VoiceCon, NGN Conferences

CMP Media has acquired MediaLive International's Technology Media Group, a leading producer of technology conferences, for $65 million. MediaLive's brand portfolio includes 20 annual global events, including Interop, VoiceCon, Next Generation Networks, as well as fast-growing, emerging events such as the Collaborative Technologies Conference, Mobile Business Expo and Web 2.0 (in partnership with O'Reilly Media.)

Earlier this week, CMP announced its acquisition of Shorecliff Communications, another conference organizer. Shorecliff's conferences include RFID World, Broadband Wireless World, Tower Summit & Trade Show and TelcoTV. Other events include Computer Security Institute, Black Hat, and the Embedded Systems, Software Development and Game Developer Conferences.

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