Management service providers for paper, publishing and print

VNU Business Publications

VNU Business Publications UK Ltd, part of the European group VNU Business Press BV, is one of the UK's largest IT and Business press publishers, and publish well known titles such as IT Week, Accountancy Age, Computing, ComputerActive and PC World. Their titles cover both newsstand and controlled circulation sectors.

VNU's UK titles have broadened since their recent acquisitions of Ziff Davis in 2000, and CMP prior to that, and have seen significant organic growth with the highly successful launches of ComputerActive, and more recently WebActive.

They publish 12 monthly and weekly titles, plus stand-alone newsstand books, and customer supplements.

First City Media Ltd

First City Media launched PrintMedia Management in September 2002 and it has quickly become a must read title for everyone involved in the Creative, Publishing and Corporate sectors of the print industry.

Its emphasis is on bringing the Print Media Community together by delivering to the marketplace a people, news and solutions based publication.

Published monthly with a pagination of 84-100 pages the title has a read through circulation of approximately 30,000 highly targetted industry personnel.

Publishing Partners Ltd

Your Home and Garden, launched in April 2003 will be distributed throughout the country from highly visible self-selection dispensers prominently displayed in specialist and high-street retailers. With a monthly print run of approximately 150,000 copies and a pagination of 84-100 pages, the title will cater for readers who are specifically interested in home décor, design, refurbishment, home improvement and expansion.

Further launches plans are underway.

Tarsus Exhibitions

Tarsus Group Plc was founded, and listed on the London Stock Exchange, in 1998. With offices in the UK (London), USA (Milwaukee) and France (Paris), the international business-to-business media group has interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and the Internet.

Tarsus Exhibitions & Publishing Ltd. encompasses nearly all the group's interests in the UK. This includes internationally successful business ventures such as Labelexpo, the world's largest exhibition for the narrow web printing industry, and Labels and Labelling, the definitive publication for the industry. Tarsus also has a portfolio of important handbooks and trade related magazines - pre-eminent amongst these is Exhibition Bulletin, the handbook used by the whole exhibition industry.