Business Information & Media Summit To Focus on Driving New Revenue With Data, Events, Marketing Services and Paid Content

For Immediate Release:

SIIA Contact: Nevena Jovanovic,

Business Information & Media Summit To Focus on Driving New Revenue With Data, Events, Marketing Services and Paid Content

Featuring More than 70 Speakers, Including CEOs, Publishers and Other Top Media & Marketing Executives

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2019) – Connectiv—the Business Information Association and SIPA (Specialized Information Publishers Association), divisions of SIIA, will host their sixth annual Business Information & Media Summit (BIMS), November 11- 13, 2019 in Hollywood Beach, FL. Featuring dozens of industry leaders and three days of interactive sessions, BIMS is the premier event addressing the full scope of B2B media and information industry issues. Top-level executives from around the information industry will share leading edge strategies and best practices on taking control of audience and product data, the new advertising and marketing services blueprint, reinventing customer experiences in B2B and more.

Media interested in attending BIMS should contact Nevena Jovanovic at, 202-789-4461.

The 2019 Summit brings together over 70 influential publishing, technology and marketing executives for an intense focus on the strategies business information media companies are using to stay competitive, profitable and relevant in a quickly-changing landscape. It will feature presentations and discussions centered on five tracks: Advertising & Marketing Services; C-Level Strategy; Data Strategy & Monetization; New Models for Sales & Marketing; Onboarding, Engagement & Retention. This year’s keynote speakers are:

  • Matt Fottrell, Vice President, Financial Times US and Managing Director, FT Specialist, Financial Times
  • Mario Garcia, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and CEO, Garcia Media
  • Sean Griffey, CEO, Industry Dive
  • Tony Ulwick, Founder and CEO, Strategyn
  • Alanna Young, President, Technomic
  • Anita Zielina, Director of News Innovation and Leadership, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

What: Business Information & Media Summit
When: November 11-13, 2019
Where: Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL

The fifth annual SIIA Emerging Leader Award finalists were also announced today. The finalists will be honored, and the winners announced during a dedicated Luncheon on November 12 at BIMS. The special event recognizes the increasingly central role that upcoming leaders are playing in the workforce. This unique recognition will be given to five rising stars, under 35 years of age. This year 25 finalists were selected by the judging panel and can be found here.

More information about BIMS and the full schedule of activities and speakers is available here. BIMS is produced by the Connectiv – The Business Information Association and Specialized Information Publishers Associations (SIPA) divisions of SIIA.

About SIIA:
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