As many of our readers know, this website often references relative BC/DR postings from the Continuity Insights website.    While this will certainly continue into the future, there is some big news regarding Continuity Insights that might be interesting for our readership.

The press release below contains more of the details of both the acquisition as well as the acquiring company – Advantage Business Media. 

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Press Release

Richard Reiff, CEO of Advantage Business Media LLC, today announced that the company has acquired the assets of Continuity Insights from Gardner Publications, Inc.

Continuity Insights targets business continuity professionals – individuals responsible for successfully planning and reacting to changes in their company’s operational landscape. In the face of calculated events or unforeseen occurrences, this group ensures the resilience and security of their organization on all fronts, including information technology, finance, communication, production, etc.

Founded in 2003, Continuity Insights offers a peer-to-peer perspective on dealing with events that can range from tragic natural disasters to more traditional business occurrences, such as mergers. It speaks directly to the tactics that must be embraced in planning for any range of factors – planned or unplanned – that impact a company’s operations.

Focused on the “whys” of business continuity, the property offers a comprehensive view of the market landscape. Readers represent businesses and organizations that range in size and scope from small entrepreneurs to local and national government agencies to Fortune 500 companies operating on a global scale.

Its highly specialized portfolio includes Continuity Insights magazine, the annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, the highly-trafficked www.continuityinsights.com website and a collection of e-newsletters, webinars and live e-conference events. All elements of the brand have become favored by a collection of individuals representing an undeniable “who’s who” of leading organizations.

Executive publisher and founder Robert Nakao will be joining Advantage Business Media and continue to oversee all day-to-day operations associated with the brand. Housed within ABM’s Manufacturing Group, the property will benefit from a track record of innovative and successful media strategies that have produced consistent year-over-year growth. Along with Nakao, Luke Simpson will be the property’s new editor and Dan Martin will serve as national sales director.

“Continuity Insights is now stronger than ever before, with increased capacity to serve our readers and marketing partners with enhanced content, products and services,” said Nakao. “Advantage Business Media’s stable of leading-edge electronic, web-based, print, and custom-produced products are a perfect complement to Continuity Insights.”

The Continuity Insights franchise serves a monthly audience of more than 42,000 business continuity decision-makers.

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About Advantage Business Media:
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services.

Founded in 2006 with the acquisition of Reed Business Information’s New Product Division and building upon a 40-year combined legacy of influential Cahners, Chilton, and Gordon Publishing titles, today Advantage Business Media serves more than 1.3 million industry professionals in the science, engineering/design, electronics, and communications markets.

Advantage Business Media is headquartered in Rockaway, NJ, with offices in Chicago, IL, Madison, WI and Denver, CO.  For more information go to www.advantagebusinessmedia.com.

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If applicable, please pass this information along to those business continuity, risk management and PS-Prep planning team members in your organization.

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