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IMAG 2016 Sponsors

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IMAG 2016 Sponsors

AdvantageCS is the developer of Advantage--marketing and subscription software for publishers. Leading companies rely on Advantage to manage their digital subscriptions, entitlements, magazines, bundles, e-products, conferences and events, membership and donations, continuity programs, product orders, payments and customer service.  Advantage also offers a comprehensive eCommerce platform, multi-channel sales, high availability, sophisticated business intelligence tools, multi-currency, multi-local taxation, direct debit processing and a multi-lingual interface.

AdvantageCS is a privately-held corporation, and has been developing software for publishers since 1979.  Financially sound, with a worldwide reputation for superior software and service, AdvantageCS is a trusted partner of many global information companies.   

At CDS Global, we help media companies be leaders in the ever-changing print and digital landscape with innovative, sustainable and highly cost-effective solutions to attract, retain and interact with consumers.

With more than 40 years of expertise and 16 locations worldwide, CDS Global is the world’s leading media fulfillment service provider. We manage 192 million consumers across nearly 1,000 print and digital magazine titles.

We continuously create and adapt new technologies that enable media companies to navigate both print and digital, building connections with their consumers. From order management and payment processing to customer service and business analytics, CDS Global simplifies operations and helps you facilitate and accelerate the transformation to multichannel content.

CMG provides publishers of many of the world’s leading magazine brands with comprehensive retail sales, circulation marketing and supply chain solutions for the mass market, direct-to-retail, international and specialty market newsstand channels. Through innovative consumer insights and analytics, CMG provides category management guidance to many leading retail chains.

CMG is working to drive change in the newsstand distribution channel for the benefit of its channel partners while adhering to the highest standards of corporate governance and accountability. CMG’s goal remains quite simple -to maximize sales in the newsstand environment while focusing on supply chain initiatives that help remove structural impediments within the distribution channel. CMG is committed to collaborating with retailers and wholesale distributors to better serve the end users-magazine consumers. Above all, CMG remains focused on developing supply chain solutions for a mature product category with effective, value-added services through enhanced consumer marketing and research capabilities so the magazine category continues to be a vital part of the consumer’s shopping experience.

MediaRadar revolutionizes ad sales by helping sales executives spend their time pitching and closing deals, instead of researching and preparing. MediaRadar helps sellers determine the best prospects to pursue, which offerings to pitch, and how to position themselves most effectively against their competitors. This SaaS sales-enablement platform is built on the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of multimedia advertising information available. 

MediaWorks 360 applies publishing media experience and relationships to help clients drive revenue, reduce costs and develop efficiencies.  Our deep publishing backgrounds bring a different and proven approach to the business - one of real experience and knowing how to make an impact on the bottom line.

Our areas of expertise and focus include:

Legacy Cost Reductions: Our expertise can help reduce legacy costs company-wide from subscription & newsstand marketing to pre-press, production and digital services.

Audience Development: Discover the power of bundling a brand’s assets to build unique, premium-priced subscription programs. Many publishers have assets siloed in print, digital, video, experiential, archives, etc., but few have bundled them to generate a new, organic revenue stream. We have the expertise and the platform.

Transformative Content Expertise & Tools: Multi-platform content strategy allowing companies to effectively “create once - publish anywhere”, with an emphasis on digital-first. Our program drives savings by simplifying the workflow and providing a system to support it.

NIIT Technologies is a leading global IT solutions organization servicing customers across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. 

Differentiated on the strength of its industry expertise, NIIT Technologies services clients in travel and transportation, banking and financial services, insurance, manufacturing and media verticals, offering a range of services including Application Development and Maintenance, Infrastructure Management, and Business Process Management. Focused on Digital Services, the Company is helping businesses design agile, scalable and digital operating models.

NIIT Technologies adheres to major global benchmarks and standards of quality and Information Security. To know more, visit www.niit-tech.com

PUBLISHERS INFORMATION BUREAU (PIB) is the premier source of consumer magazine advertising paging, expenditures and related information.   PIB® is a membership organization administered by The Association of Magazine Media (MPA). Both MPA and Non-MPA members are able to join.

PIB® is recognized in the industry as the most trusted source of print magazine ad data.  Agencies, advertisers, industry analysts and venture capital companies that share an interest in the print ROI component of the magazine industry regularly rely upon the organization’s reporting.

PressReader is an all-you-can-read digital media platform that reaches more than 300 million readers who use PressReader to read, share and talk about news. Full issues of 5,000+ global newspapers and magazines can be read online or downloaded to iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry devices through the app.

PressReader HotSpots offer sponsored access to PressReader at thousands of libraries, hotels, corporate offices, airport lounges, airlines, cruise lines and cafés worldwide. If you’re looking to grow global reach and revenues for your digital content, let’s talk!

PressReader technology is powered by HTML5 and transforms flat, digital replicas into immersive user-centric reading experiences that attract and retain the interest of today’s growing population of “parseltongues”, without alienating traditional news readers. It is the trusted technology behind 1,500+ of the world’s most prestigious brands and is fully customizable, scalable and 100% cross-platform.

ProCirc is the largest, most innovative consumer marketing outsourcing company serving print and digital media companies of all sizes. By defining industry-best practices through our access to top talent, marketing knowledge, volume-purchasing opportunities and close industry relationships, we help our partners build and maintain a profitable base of engaged readers.  
 
DJG Marketing Services provides outsourced support in the areas of media research, marketing and ad sales development. All DJG Marketing Services are based on a "Best Practices" platform. With nearly 20 years' experience with a primary focus on consumer magazines and digital media, DJG has developed and maintains a wide range of assets.
 
As one of the largest publication printers in the U.S., Publishers Press brings together credible resources, tools and solutions that offer sound solutions to our partner-customers. Quality, innovation and integrity are reflected in the partnerships with our customers and industry associates.
As a G7 Master Printer, Publishers is certified by IDEAlliance and identified as a printing company where our prepress service produces proofs to G7 standards. With the most modern technology, techniques, proofing and press controls, it is our goal to take additional steps toward quality. At Publishers, we understand that the print and publishing industry is evolving. You need more than a printer. That’s why we look to offer our customer-partners options for additional growth and revenue generation in this digital age. We pride ourselves on our quality and dedication to honest pricing with unparalleled service. Firm, Fair & Friendly since 1866.
 

Signet Research is a marketing research firm specializing in Magazine Research. Our keen understanding of the dynamics taking place in today's publishing industry allows us to develop the most innovative research tools and solutions to meet content, advertising and multi-platform business needs, all while continuing to provide the best value and service in the marketplace since 1968.

The world’s leading business and consumer publications turn to Signet Research to…

  • Demonstrate ad effectiveness to substantiate media buys
  • Profile their audiences to attract advertisers
  • Evaluate their content to enhance consumer engagement
  • Build panels and communities to facilitate consumer dialogue
  • Measure media usage and content satisfaction to optimize media platforms
  • Strengthen their advertiser partnerships with custom studies
SocialFlow is the premier social marketing platform, enabling the world's most powerful publishers and brands to drive superior results with their earned, owned and paid media strategies. Founded in 2009, New York–based SocialFlow works with numerous well-respected publishers such as Time Inc., Condé Nast, The New York Times and the BBC, as well as top brands including Microsoft, Stuart Weitzman and Birchbox. 
Texture is bringing the world’s greatest magazines to life on tablets and smartphones. Texture is a joint venture formed by six leading publishers—Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp., Rogers Communications, and Time Inc. The Texture app—available on the most popular tablets and smartphones—is the only digital reading experience that gives readers unlimited access to the world’s best magazines.
In addition to unlimited digital access, Texture subscribers enjoy personalized article recommendations and exclusive digital content, so members get more premium content from the magazines brands they love. Texture is the ultimate lean-back magazine reading experience. www.texture.com

West Linn Paper Company is an independent manufacturer of coated free-sheet web paper.  The high-quality Sonoma®, Capistrano® and Nature® brands are well-respected for their print quality and runnability.   West Linn products are sold throughout North America and are used for high-end advertising materials, direct mail, magazines, catalogs and book publishing. 

Located in Nova Scotia, Port Hawkesbury Paper is the leading provider and low-cost producer of supercalendered (SC) paper in North America. The SC machine at Port Hawkesbury is capable of delivering the highest quality and most efficient paper production available. Port Hawkesbury Paper’s Artisan®, Prominence Plus®, Prominence® and Maritime® lines offer a wide selection of supercalendered options to publishers and printers.

WoodWing Software is a global market leader in everything to do with multichannel publishing and digital asset management software. We help brands, marketers, creative agencies and publishers increase quality, reduce costs, shorten time-to-market and develop new revenue streams and to realize the full potential of their content.

As well as having offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, we work closely with over 80 partners in more than 100 countries. The result is that today thousands of companies trust us to help them stay competitive, leverage new opportunities and grow their business.

Smartphones outnumber tablets 10:1, yet most publishers produce unreadable replica editions for the device where most digital reading occurs. ZINIO PRO takes your existing PDF file and converts it into a beautiful, responsive native app for mobile reading.  The fast, cost-effective and efficient digital publishing solution has arrived.