News from penton media inc. A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jun 14, 2011, 12:30 ET

Connected Planet Announces New Connected Business Research Service

Connected Planet, a Penton Media publication, announced today the launch of Connected Business Research.  In partnership with Penton's Cloud...

Jun 01, 2011, 14:08 ET

Natural and Organic Products Industry Sales Hit $81 Billion

Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine's 2010 Market Overview reports healthy growth for the natural and organic products industry. With more than...

May 23, 2011, 09:26 ET

Winners Named in Microsoft Best of Tech Ed 2011 Awards Program Produced by the Following Penton Media Technology Markets, Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro

Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro today announced the winners in the Best of Tech Ed 2011...

Apr 29, 2011, 10:40 ET

Finalists Named in Microsoft Best of Tech Ed 2011

The finalists in the Best of Tech Ed 2011 awards program were announced today by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine,...

Jan 19, 2011, 16:55 ET

Penton Announces Chief Editor for Business Finance Title

Business Finance, the leading source of intelligent information for financial strategy, today announced the appointment of Peter Alpern to the...

Dec 13, 2010, 14:32 ET

Penton Completes Acquisition of Nation's Restaurant News

Sharon Rowlands, CEO of Penton, announced today that the company has acquired Nation's Restaurant News (NRN) from Lebhar-Friedman.  Terms of...

Oct 04, 2010, 13:18 ET
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Penton Media Names Nicola Allais as CFO

Sharon Rowlands, chief executive officer of Penton Media announced today the appointment of Nicola Allais as executive vice president and chief...

Sep 20, 2010, 11:38 ET

Penton Media Announces Appointment of William O'Conor to Post of Vice President, Financial Services Group

Sharon Rowlands, CEO of Penton Media, announced today the appointment of William O'Conor to the newly created post of vice president, financial...

Sep 09, 2010, 09:00 ET
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Penton Launches First Wave of Next Generation B2B Websites

Sharon Rowlands, CEO of Penton Media, Inc., announced today that the company has begun the relaunch of its business-to-business Websites with nine...

Aug 19, 2010, 08:44 ET

EC&M Teams with Thomas Industrial Network® to Introduce New and Improved Manufacturer and Supplier Directory for the Electrical Industry

Penton Media's EC&M (www.ecmweb.com), the nation's leading publication serving the Electrical Contractor, Plant/Facility MRO and Electrical...

Jul 14, 2010, 13:43 ET

IndustryWeek, a National Publication, Announces the 9th Annual 2010 IW U.S. 500 and Top 50 Best Manufacturing Companies

IndustryWeek, the premiere publication serving executive and operations leaders in the manufacturing industry, recently announced its annual...

Jun 17, 2010, 16:30 ET

Energy Strong at the Longest-Running Natural Products Trade Show

Natural MarketPlace (www.naturalmarketplaceshow.com), co-located with World Tea Expo and the first-ever NutriCosmetic Summit, attracted 5,000...

Jun 10, 2010, 12:50 ET

Penton's Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine Name Best of Tech-Ed 2010 Winners

Penton Media's Windows IT Pro® and SQL Server Magazine®  have announced the winners of the Best of Tech-Ed 2010 awards competition....

Jun 07, 2010, 15:48 ET

Promo Unveils 2010 Promo 100

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Promo, the most comprehensive Web site for promotion marketing professionals, has released the 2010 Promo 100, its...

May 03, 2010, 15:15 ET

Leading Minds in Restaurant Business to Assemble at Restaurant Hospitality's New Directions Conference

Taking place October 24-26, 2010 at the Trump International Hotel & Tower® in Chicago, New Directions will present nearly two-dozen...

Apr 29, 2010, 09:44 ET

EquipmentWatch Launches AED Green Book Online Edition

EquipmentWatch®, a leading provider of heavy equipment information services, today announced the launch of its new, online edition of AED...

Apr 16, 2010, 16:29 ET

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson To Speak at IndustryWeek's 2010 Best Plants Conference

Mayor Frank Jackson will join a premier lineup of top speakers at the 2010 IW Best Plants Conference on Tuesday, April 20th at the Renaissance...

Mar 12, 2010, 09:35 ET

Lodging Hospitality Launches Franchise Fee Calculator

Penton Media's Lodging Hospitality, the leading source for information for the hotel management industry, today announced the launch of a new,...

Mar 11, 2010, 11:51 ET

IW Best Plants Conference: The Idea Factory for Manufacturers

Good ideas are the fuel for successful businesses, and no manufacturing conference offers a higher-octane program than IndustryWeek's 2010 Best...

Mar 11, 2010, 09:57 ET

iVillage and Penton's New Hope Natural Media Announce Alliance on Women's 'Healthy Buying' Patterns

iVillage, the largest content-driven community for women on the Web, and Penton's New Hope Natural Media, the leading provider of information for...