WESTERN BUSINESS Media, the publisher of Security Matters magazine, is delighted to announce a multi-year extension to its strategic partnership with the Nineteen Group, which will see Western Business Media’s publications continuing to support the Nineteen Group’s myriad flagship events.
This new agreement will see Western Business Media providing educational content for The Fire Safety Event in addition to promotional support and extensive show previews for The Security Event, the International Security Expo, the National Cyber Security Show, the International Cyber Expo, The Fire Safety Event, The Health and Safety Event, The Workplace Event and Manufacturing and Engineering Week.
For the past three years, the Nineteen Group and Western Business Media have worked in partnership to promote these events, which have now become firmly established as the leading national UK shows in their respective sectors.
In addition, and in order to show its support for the recognition of excellence and innovation, the Nineteen Group will become sponsors of the following Western Business Media events: The Fire and Security Matters Awards, The Fire Safety Matters Live Conference and The Safety and Health Excellence Awards.
The partnership sees Western Business Media’s publications distributed at each of the Nineteen Group’s events and the provision of in-depth and detailed promotional coverage.
In line with the new agreement:
*Security Matters continues as Lead Media Partner for The Security Event and Media Partner for the International Security Expo, the International Cyber Expo and the National Cyber Security Show
*Fire Safety Matters continues as Lead Media Partner for The Fire Safety Event
*Health and Safety Matters continues as Lead Media Partner for The Health and Safety Event
*Industrial Plant and Equipment becomes a Media Partner for Manufacturing and Engineering Week
*Controls, Drives and Automation becomes a Media Partner for Manufacturing and Engineering Week
*Cleaning Matters continues as a Media Partner of The Workplace Event
*Handling and Storage Solutions becomes a Media Partner of The Health and Safety Event
Nineteen Group director Tristan Norman has welcomed the new agreement. Norman said: “We are delighted to continue our partnership and alignment with Western Business Media and its market-leading publications. By extending our long-term partnership, this undoubtedly helps to reinforce the continued growth of our exhibitions and the communities we serve.”
Western Business Media’s CEO Mark Sennett responded: “We are excited to have signed a multi-year partnership to continue to support the Nineteen Group’s events. This is a special partnership for us as we used to be part of the Nineteen Group before we completed a management buy-out of the publications in 2019.”
Sennett added: “This announcement shows that we are as committed as ever to promoting these industry-leading events, which in recent years have grown to become the sectors’ must-attend national shows. Indeed, their growth is remarkable and we are truly proud to have played our part in helping these events to develop as a result of being strategic partners for them.”