Skift acquires EventMB for undisclosed amount
Skift, which covers the travel, restaurant and wellness industries, has acquired EventMB, the largest online media resource for trends, technology, innovation, and education in the events industry, for an undisclosed amount.
Skift founder Rafat Ali writes, “Founder Julius Solaris started EventMB 12 years ago from a desk in his apartment in southern Italy. The company is now based in Las Vegas and is made up of seven people spread around the world. We are excited to bring EventMB into the fold, and will work with founders Solaris and Carmen Boscolo on growing it and plugging it into the digital marketing/tech/design/sales/operations/editorial/research machinery we have built over the last seven years at Skift.
“Over 300,000 event professionals around the world read and benefit from EventMB’s work, as the team researches and creates resources and media in areas including event tech, experience design, and career advancement like no other organization in the event industry.
“Skift has been covering the business of meetings and events for the last three years through its Meetings Innovation Report weekly newsletter and daily stories. We also host four global forums of our own a year. With EventMB as part of our family, we are now the largest independent media source in the events industry as well.”
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