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Penton Media Names Chris Meyer Director of Corporate Communications

NEW YORK, NY (September 12, 2012) -- Chris Meyer is the new Director of Corporate Communications for Penton Media, the company announced today.

Meyer is responsible for Penton’s internal communications, business unit communication support, corporate communication, social media, web presence and branding. He reports to Senior Vice President for Strategy and Business Development, Warren Bimblick.

Meyer is a business-to-business media veteran who brings 30 years of editorial, integrated marketing and business development success in a wide range of industries to the job. He previously held positions with Saatchi & Saatchi Business Communications, Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, The McGraw-Hill Companies and Lebhar-Friedman. Most recently he founded GreenBridgeEducation, a professional services company that helps client organizations maximize their ROI in sustainability.

“In everything we do, Penton has a primary responsibility to its employees, customers and business partners to promote and defend its market leadership,” said Bimblick. “Chris Meyer’s unique blend of professional skills, B2B management experience, creative instincts and entrepreneurial energy are a perfect fit for our current and future corporate communications needs.”

Meyer is based in Penton’s New York City office, and can be reached at (212) 204-4259/ chris.meyer@penton.com.

About Penton Media, Inc.
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate the vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis, and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. The Company is headquartered in New York City with approximately 1,100 employees across key locations throughout the world including New York; Cleveland; Chicago; Overland Park, Kansas; Boulder, Colorado; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Hong Kong. Penton is a privately held company owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information, visit www.penton.com.

CONTACT:
Warren Bimblick, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Penton Media, Inc.
Phone: (212) 204-4232

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