Jeff Giesea Named Top Innovator in Business Publishing

BtoB Media Business Magazine Recognizes President of FierceMarkets



Jun 02, 2008, 01:00 ET from Questex Media Group

    NEWTON, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Giesea, President & founder
 of FierceMarkets (www.fiercemarkets.com ), a subsidiary of Questex Media
 Group (www.questex.com ), has been named a Top Innovator in Business
 Publishing in 2008 for his online accomplishments by BtoB Media Business
 Magazine.
 
     The "Top Innovators" list is featured on the cover of last month's
 issue of BtoB Media Business and will be celebrated at a special "Innovator
 Awards Luncheon" in Manhattan on Wednesday, June 4th. In its fifth year,
 the list aims to recognize innovative media executives from both large and
 small companies who have made strides in the B2B media industry. Jeff was
 among three executives named in the "online" category. The full write-up is
 available on the BtoB website (www.btobonline.com ).
 
     It has been quite a year for Jeff. In January, FierceMarkets was
 acquired by Questex Media Group to help drive growth of digital revenues
 and capabilities. According to Questex Media Group President and CEO Kerry
 Gumas, "Jeff is a true innovator and we congratulate him in successfully
 bringing his unique talent, business vision and leadership to the
 establishment of FierceMarkets as a valuable B2B resource for its clients
 and customers."
 
     About FierceMarkets
 
     FierceMarkets is a leading B2B e-media company based in Washington, DC.
 The company provides information and marketing services to the
 Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Healthcare, IT, and Finance industries
 through its portfolio of e-mail newsletters, web sites, webinars, and live
 events. It is a subsidiary of Questex Media Group, Inc.
 
     About Questex Media
 
     Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business
 integrated media and information provider that serves multiple industries
 including technology, telecommunications, beauty, spa, travel, hospitality,
 leisure, abilities, home entertainment, landscape design, building services
 and natural resources through a range of well-established, market-leading
 publications, events, interactive media, research, information and
 integrated marketing services. The company's media properties include over
 100 print and digital media publications, 45 conferences, tradeshows and
 events, and a range of research, data and information products. The
 company's operations include more than 500 employees in offices throughout
 North America, South America, Asia and Europe.
 
     The company's businesses are managed through operating companies
 including Questex Media Group and its six subsidiaries including
 FierceMarkets, a leader in B2B e-media; InfoTrends, Inc., the world's
 leading strategic research and advisory services provider to the document
 management and communications industries; McLean Events International, Ltd,
 a world-leading producer of appointment-based events; Imaging Network, a
 leading business-to-business multimedia marketing company serving the
 office products channel; Five Star Alliance, the leading online luxury
 hotel booking service for the affluent traveler; and Oxford Publishing,
 Inc., publisher and tradeshow producer serving the beverage and food
 industries.
 
 
 

SOURCE Questex Media Group
    NEWTON, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Giesea, President & founder
 of FierceMarkets (www.fiercemarkets.com ), a subsidiary of Questex Media
 Group (www.questex.com ), has been named a Top Innovator in Business
 Publishing in 2008 for his online accomplishments by BtoB Media Business
 Magazine.
 
     The "Top Innovators" list is featured on the cover of last month's
 issue of BtoB Media Business and will be celebrated at a special "Innovator
 Awards Luncheon" in Manhattan on Wednesday, June 4th. In its fifth year,
 the list aims to recognize innovative media executives from both large and
 small companies who have made strides in the B2B media industry. Jeff was
 among three executives named in the "online" category. The full write-up is
 available on the BtoB website (www.btobonline.com ).
 
     It has been quite a year for Jeff. In January, FierceMarkets was
 acquired by Questex Media Group to help drive growth of digital revenues
 and capabilities. According to Questex Media Group President and CEO Kerry
 Gumas, "Jeff is a true innovator and we congratulate him in successfully
 bringing his unique talent, business vision and leadership to the
 establishment of FierceMarkets as a valuable B2B resource for its clients
 and customers."
 
     About FierceMarkets
 
     FierceMarkets is a leading B2B e-media company based in Washington, DC.
 The company provides information and marketing services to the
 Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Healthcare, IT, and Finance industries
 through its portfolio of e-mail newsletters, web sites, webinars, and live
 events. It is a subsidiary of Questex Media Group, Inc.
 
     About Questex Media
 
     Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business
 integrated media and information provider that serves multiple industries
 including technology, telecommunications, beauty, spa, travel, hospitality,
 leisure, abilities, home entertainment, landscape design, building services
 and natural resources through a range of well-established, market-leading
 publications, events, interactive media, research, information and
 integrated marketing services. The company's media properties include over
 100 print and digital media publications, 45 conferences, tradeshows and
 events, and a range of research, data and information products. The
 company's operations include more than 500 employees in offices throughout
 North America, South America, Asia and Europe.
 
     The company's businesses are managed through operating companies
 including Questex Media Group and its six subsidiaries including
 FierceMarkets, a leader in B2B e-media; InfoTrends, Inc., the world's
 leading strategic research and advisory services provider to the document
 management and communications industries; McLean Events International, Ltd,
 a world-leading producer of appointment-based events; Imaging Network, a
 leading business-to-business multimedia marketing company serving the
 office products channel; Five Star Alliance, the leading online luxury
 hotel booking service for the affluent traveler; and Oxford Publishing,
 Inc., publisher and tradeshow producer serving the beverage and food
 industries.
 
 
 SOURCE Questex Media Group