Welcome to the home of MPA’s Independent publishers, better known as IMAG brands. Modern, passionate and thoroughly hands-on, these companies come together regularly to share business practices, resources and learnings unique to independent, enthusiast-driven magazine media companies.
Eric Hoffman, Chair, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Hoffman Media, LLC
Michela O’Connor Abrams President, Dwell Media
Andrew Amill Vice President Media Group, Weight Watchers Magazine
Beth Fuchs Brenner Chief Revenue Officer, Domino Media Group
Andrew Clurman President and Chief Revenue Officer, Active Interest Media, Inc.
Chuck Croft President, Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Chris Dorbandt Vice President, Consumer Marketing, Scientific American
Pamela Dunaway President and Publisher, Data Insights & Analytics Quaterly, PD Advisory LLC
Francis Farrell Chief Executive Officer, Turnstile Media Group
Bradford Fayfield Owner/Founder, Storm Mountain Publishing
Donna Kessler President, Media Network, Morris Media Network
Joe Landry Senior Vice President and Group Publisher, Here Media Inc.
Stephen Giannetti Vice President, Advertising Sales and Marketing, Smithsonian Media
David Lusterman Publisher, String Letter Publishing
David McKee Chief Executive Officer, DRG
Jeff Paro President and Chief Executive Officer, InterMedia Outdoors
Philip Penny Chief Operating Officer, Belvior Media Group
Don Peschke President and Founder, August Home Publishing Company
Scott D. Schulman President, Rodale Inc.
Ryan Shea Publisher and Chief Operating Officer, Entrepreneur Media Inc.
Laura Simkins Chief Operating Officer, AFAR Media
Jamie Trowbridge President and Chief Executive Officer, Yankee Publishing, Inc.
Bryan Welch Publisher and Editorial Director, Ogden Publications, Inc.
Elizabeth Tighe Vice President, Marketing, MPA and IMAG Staff Liasion
The IMAG Community
Within the world of magazine media brands, MPA has carved out a community of independent publishers to facilitate peer-to-peer convening, sharing and learning. The entrepreneurial leaders of IMAG companies have navigated the transition from traditional magazine company to 360° magazine media brand with creativity and innovation. What’s next for these brands? Continuing to build, expand and monetize brand audiences and assets across platforms and formats.
Fueled by the passionate interest of enthusiast audiences, IMAG brands produce world-class content that captures the attention and loyalty of consumers. Much of the excitement and newness among magazine media industry comes from the independent niche brands whose willingness to experiment often drives innovation for the entire industry.
Aligning with this group of diverse and successful magazine media brands affords access to strategies, tactics and ideas that drive growth and building business. For more information about the IMAG community, or to become an IMAG brand, contact Elizabeth Tighe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2015 IMAG Annual Meeting
May 18-20, 2015
St. Julien Hotel, Boulder, CO
Chairman, Bradford Fayfield, Storm Mountain Publishing
If you are interested in:
Speaking opportunities or registration information, please contact Elizabeth Tighe at email@example.com or 212-872-3771
Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Alison Heisler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.872.3740.
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