There’s always something new and exciting going on across Mark Allen, here’s what we’ve been up to recently.
Dan Smith - a Leading Light for Kindness in Leadership
Dan Smith, Managing Director of MA Agriculture Limited within the Mark Allen Group has been named one of 50 "Leading Lights" for Kindness and Leadership.
Agricultural brands acquired from Lewis Business Media
The Mark Allen Group has acquired Pig World, Poultry Business, Agronomist & Arable Farmer, Farm Contractor & Large Scale Farmer, Weekly Tribune and the newly launched event, Women in Agriculture from Lewis Business Media
Glazing Summit acquired by Mark Allen Group
Mark Allen Group, which owns Glass & Glazing Products magazine and the Installer Awards, has acquired the Glazing Summit conference.
Mark Allen Group Shortlisted for another Recruitment Award
Mark Allen Group has been shortlisted for the Inhouse Recruitment Awards 2023 in the category of Recruitment Marketing Campaign.
PPA Next Gen Awards for Mark Allen Group employees
Victoria Hart and Sean Boyle at Mark Allen Group join a select group of rising stars in the media industry in the PPA Next Gen awards
Farmers Weekly shortlisted for website of the year
Farmers Weekly has been shortlisted for the specialist/B2B journalism website of the year at the Press Gazette Future of Media Awards which take place in September
Mark Allen Group shortlisted for the TIARA Awards
The Awards recognise Europe’s top employers who have set the standard for excellence, innovation, and achievement in talent acquisition and resourcing.
Ramadan: how employers can support Muslim colleagues
Ramadan starts on the evening of 22nd March and will last until 21st April. HR Magazine looks at how we can all support colleagues during this period.
Zero carbon and sustainability event and magazine launched
The Mark Allen Group extends its support for UK businesses on the path to net zero carbon in the manufacturing and engineering sectors.
MAG completes on Bonhill deal
The Mark Allen Group has now completed its acquisition of the UK and Asia assets of the wealth management publishing company, Bonhill Plc, having gained the approval of Bonhill’s shareholders.
Mark Allen Group to acquire Bonhill Group plc
The Mark Allen Group has exchanged on its acquisition of the UK and Asia assets of the wealth management publishing company, Bonhill plc, for a consideration of £6.5 million.
#MAGMEETS – Menopause
“Not all women will have children, but they WILL go through menopause”.
Mark Allen Group employee wins award
Libby Hazelwood has won the Operations Manager of the Year at the AEO Association of Event Organisers People's Awards.
Mark Allen scores a hat-trick with Sterling Events
The Mark Allen Group has scored a remarkable hat-trick with its acquisition yesterday for an undisclosed amount of Sterling Events Ltd
Boom time for B2B as Mark Allen Group turnover grows 37% to £60m
Profits before tax at Mark Allen Group were up 54% to £9.4m in the year to 31 March 2022.
Mark Allen records £13.1 million profits
The Mark Allen Group (MAG) has emerged in very good shape from the pandemic as it tackles the current challenges caused by political, economic and cost-of-living turbulence.
Graduate Scheme – Class of 2022
We officially welcomed our 2022 Graduates in true Mark Allen Group style with dinner at The Ivy, Central London.
Musicals magazine - new launch
The Mark Allen Group, publisher of Gramophone, Jazzwise and Songlines – the leading magazines in classical, jazz and world music – is delighted to announce the launch of Musicals magazine, the only consumer title in print to embrace and celebrate this incredibly diverse genre on an international scale.
100 Jazz Albums to shake the world again
With January’s edition of The 100 Jazz Albums That Shook The World fully sold-out, August will see it take a second run at the printers for those that missed it.
Gramophone presents...... Mahler
Gramophone launched its latest 100-page special edition - on the works of Romantic composer Mahler - on 27 July, making it the latest in a series of spin offs for Mark Allen Group’s music division.
Lord Redesdale joins Mark Allen after EMEX net zero show acquisition
The Mark Allen Group has completed its second acquisition this year by its share purchase, for an undisclosed sum, of Heelec Ltd, whose principal asset is EMEX, the net zero and energy management expo.
Wiltshire Life wins cover of the month award - May 2022
Wiltshire Life has won the British Society of Magazine Editors (BSME) cover of the month award for May.
BAPCO shortlisted for the Best Large Scale Event in the Conference & Events Awards
The BAPCO Annual Event is a pandemic success story, never missing a year! The team succeeded in putting on 3 live shows - March 2020, Oct 21, and March 22 - growing in visitors and exhibitors each time.
MA Healthcare acquires the Veterinary Wound Library
MA Healthcare (MAH), a leading provider of nursing and medical education content has announced the acquisition of the Veterinary Wound Library
Mark Allen hits ‘exceptional’ £10 million EBITDA profits
Mark Allen Group’s audited results for 2020-21 are simply ‘exceptional’, says the company’s founder and executive chairman.
Mark Allen acquires Regen
The Mark Allen Group has acquired from Chester-based Eton Events for an undisclosed sum its prime Regen Exhibition and Conference asset.
MA Gender Equality Network celebrates International Women’s Day
The Gender Equality Network (GEN) is encouraging everyone at Mark Allen to nominate their most inspirational women this International Women’s Day (IWD).
Mark Allen Medical Communications: Introducing our new project management site
MA Healthcare, the publisher of titles such as British Journal of Nursing (BJN), Optician, and Journal of Wound Care (JWC), celebrates the launch of the Mark Allen Medical Communications website.
MA Business to produce Additive International AM Summit
MA Business, part of the Mark Allen Group, is delighted to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the Centre for Additive Manufacturing (CfAM) at the University of Nottingham and Added Scientific Ltd to produce their Additive International 2022 Summit.
David Russell recognised by the PPA
David Russell, Marketing Manager at MADM and MAH digital resources, has just won a winning place in the PPA 30 under 30, recognising young upcoming talent in media publishing.
Mark Allen Group launches two business titles
Leading publisher and events organiser Mark Allen Group (MAG) has launched two industry titles; Electric & Hybrid Rail Technology as well as Consumer Electronics Test & Development.
Rhianna Price wins Exhibition News 30 Under 30 award
We are very proud of our people, we know how talented they all are and they are what makes us a successful Company. We are especially pleased when our brands and people are recognised externally confirming what we already knew.
NICE Electronic and Print Content Framework Agreement 2021-2024
Mark Allen is pleased to announce that MA Healthcare will continue to be an appointed supplier to the NICE Electronic and Print Content Framework Agreement for the 1st June 2021- 31st May 2024 period.
Farmers Weekly wins the Special Interest Magazine of the Year at the PPA Awards
Congratulations to Farmers Weekly who collected the Special Interest Magazine of the Year award at the 2021 Professional Publishing Association (PPA) Awards.
Mark Allen launches LGBT+ network, MA Pride
Mark Allen is delighted to announce the creation of MA Pride, a network for LGBT+ employees and allies who wish to support their LGBT+ colleagues.
Mark Allen acquires 13 publications from Elsevier
Mark Allen Group is delighted to announce the acquisition of 13 magazines and newsletters from Elsevier Limited, part of the RELX Group. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
Ravi Chandiramani joins Mark Allen main board
It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce the promotion of MA Education’s Managing Director, Ravi Chandiramani, to the main Mark Allen Holdings board of directors.
Mark Allen Foundation donates £10,000
Mark Allen Foundation has made its first donations to the two charities it is currently supporting, YoungMinds and STOP THE TRAFFIK. A sum of £5,000 was donated to each charity.
JWC and WUWHS Awards watched by over 9,000 viewers
The majestic Royal Albert Hall set the scene for the first-ever virtual Journal of Wound Care and World Union Wound Healing Societies Awards on the 21st of February 2021.
Mark Allen receives three nominations in this year's PPA Awards
Farmers Weekly and Jazzwise have been shortlisted in the three categories in the 2021 PPA Awards.
Mark Allen launches gender equality network
Mark Allen is pleased to announce the creation of a Gender Equality Network (GEN) for its employees
The Engineer takes its own medicine with a dose of digitalisation
The Engineer’s annual Collaborate To Innovate Awards competition has been reinvented as a week-long content-heavy, online celebration of some of the UK’s most inspiring examples of engineering innovation.
Manufacturing Management enjoys success with video Live Panels
Twelve months ago, no-one had thought of launching a Live Panels video series. Now they have become one of our most desirable commercial opportunities.
Aerospace Testing celebrates webinar success
One of Mark Allen Group’s leading business-to-business titles, Aerospace Testing International, is celebrating the success of its new webinar series – with the announcement that eight virtual events have already been booked for the new financial year, beginning April 2021.
Mark Allen digital Awards overcome Covid-19 obstacles
The challenges presented in the last year by the pandemic have been immense, not only for our staff but also for those who work in the sectors to which our brands are dedicated. Now more than ever, it is important we all take a moment to look back at the last 12 months and to celebrate achievement and success.
Mark Allen moves retail distribution to Marketforce Ltd
After a thorough tender process, Mark Allen has signed a long-term retail distribution contract with Marketforce Limited.
23rd British Journal of Nursing Awards celebrates outstanding care
On Monday 8th March, the British Journal of Nursing (BJN) celebrated outstanding nursing care at its 23rd awards ceremony, which took place virtually. The ceremony was hosted by Dr Ranj Singh and editor, Sophie Gardner.
Mark Allen Group establishes Charitable Foundation
To enable its employees to coordinate and amplify their fundraising efforts, Mark Allen Group has created a charitable foundation. In line with the priorities expressed by employees, Mark Allen Foundation will support YoungMinds and Stop The Traffik in their amazing work improving quality of life for young people in the UK and internationally.
Mark Allen supports health professionals with free COVID-19 resources
Since March, Mark Allen Healthcare has been supporting nurses and health professionals with free content and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Podcast interview with Mark Allen
In a wide ranging interview in the InPublishing podcast, Group Chairman Mark Allen spoke with Ciar Byrne about the company's continued upward trajectory saying we are only “halfway up the mountain”.
Mark Allen's novel "Life Term" to be published shortly
Chairman Mark Allen used some of lockdown to rewrite his first novel, Life Term, which is to be published in mid-March by Colenso Books.
Mark Allen speaks with the PPA
In the build-up to the PPA Independent Publisher Conference, we spoke with last year's keynote speaker, Mark Allen, Founder & Chairman of the Mark Allen Group and soon-to-be published author. Having successfully steered his company through the last six months, Mark gives his advice to publishers to get through these difficult times as well as explaining more about his productive lockdown during which he wrote a novel.
Tim Willoughby joins Mark Allen as Executive Director of MA Exhibitions
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Willoughby to the position of Executive Director of MA Exhibitions (MAX).
The Sunday Times lists the Mark Allen Group among the UK's fastest growing companies for international sales
We are pleased to announce that the Mark Allen Group achieved 102nd place in the 11th annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, ranking Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing overseas sales, published yesterday.
Mark Allen Group completes Farmers Weekly purchase
Mark Allen Group (MAG) has completed its acquisition of Farmers Weekly. The 85-year-old brand has been sold by Reed Business Information Ltd (RBI), part of RELX.
Mark Allen Group to acquire Farmers Weekly
London, Friday 20 December 2019 - Mark Allen Group (MAG) has announced its intention to acquire one of the prized jewels in publishing, the 85-year old weekly Farmers Weekly.
Specialist publisher Mark Allen Group marks 'record' year as profits grow by third
This report about MAG appeared in UK Press Gazette.
Paul Geoghegan wins big at the BSME Awards with Songline
Paul Geoghegan, publisher of Songlines magazine, scooped the Best Innovation award at this year’s The British Society of Magazine Editors Talent Awards.
Mark Allen Group agrees purchase of Engineering Portfolio from Centaur Media PLC
Mark Allen Group (“MAG”), a specialist information provider and event organiser, today announces that it has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase Centaur Media Plc’s (“Centaur”) engineering portfolio, including The Engineer and Subcon.
Mark Allen Group completes acquisition of UKI Media & Events magazines
Announcement this morning from Mark Allen: "I am delighted to say that we have finally completed our acquisition of 12 magazines owned by UKi Media & Events Ltd.
Mark Allen Group to acquire UKi Media & Events magazines
The Mark Allen Group is in the final stages of completing on a deal to acquire 12 magazines currently published by the Dorking-based company, UKi Media & Events.
Mark Allen tells Press Gazette that diversification and good content is key to success
Mark Allen recently sat down for an in-depth interview with Charlotte Tobitt from the Press Gazette and revealed the secret behind the company's revenues increasing by a third in just two years.
Nursery World named best international Early Years magazine by The Early Childhood Association India.
Nursery World has been given an award for Best International Early Years Magazine by the Early Childhood Association India. The award was announced last month at the EarlyEd Asia 2019 conference in Jaipur.
Sunday Times recognises MAG for International Revenues
Mark Allen Group has been recognised by The Sunday Times as one of the UK's mid-market private companies with the fastest growing international sales.
Mark Allen discusses growth strategy with InPublishing
“It’s all about engaging and empowering, rather than micromanaging.” Following on from the recent acquisition of Rhinegold publishing and its portfolio of music magazines, Mark Allen spoke to Meg Carter from InPublishing about the company's rapid and continued growth over the last 5 years.
Mark Allen completes deal with Rhinegold
After several months’ negotiations, the Mark Allen Group (MAG) is pleased to confirm the acquisition of various Rhinegold assets.
The Mark Allen Group reports record results
Despite all the financial and political uncertainty, the Mark Allen Group continues to shine through the media and Brexit clouds.
Mark Allen takes a dive for charity
For those of you who have been there: you know the feeling. You sit on a ledge of an open door in an airplane 10,000 feet up in the air. There is a moment of terror as you gaze into open space. And then you are hurled into a vortex, swirling in free fall at 120 mph before, 30 seconds later, you are jolted as the parachute opens. You can now start to take in the views and enjoy the experience.
Mark Allen group aims to hit the right note by acquiring Rhinegold assets
The Mark Allen Group (MAG) has won the bid to acquire all the assets in the Rhinegold Group.
Gender pay gap report shows 25% pay gap difference at MAG
There is a 24.7% *median gender pay difference favouring men in the Mark Allen Group, the publishers of 70 different journals and magazines and the organisers of more than 200 separate exhibitions, awards and events.
MA Exhibitions expands partnership with LiveBuzz
MA Exhibitions, the exhibitions arm of media company Mark Allen Group (MAG), has re-appointed LiveBuzz as the exclusive registration partner, across its expanding exhibition portfolio. As part of a successful partnership LiveBuzz provided MA Exhibitions with a range of services in 2017, including the provision of event registration services, exhibitor services and event staffing.
MA Exhibitions strive...four more
MA Exhibitions have been shortlisted for four of the renowned EN Awards and are proud to be recognised for the following categories, events and individuals…
MAG snaps up Miles Publishing
In the fourth and final deal of 2017, Mark Allen Group (MAG) has acquired the shares of Miles Publishing Limited (MPL) from its owner, Miles Bossom.
A triumph for MA Exhibitions and Printweek as PrintweekLive! wins 'Best event launch' at the 2017 PPA Connect Awards
MA Exhibitions are delighted that PrintWeekLive! was recognised and rewarded in its inaugural year after winning ‘Best event launch (B2B)’ at the PPA Connect Awards on December 8th, a ceremony held in London to recognise the brilliant events that are created in the business media and consumer magazine sector.
Mark Allen Group completes acquisition of Community Care from RBI
Mark Allen Group yesterday completed on its acquisition of Community Care from Reed Business Information, part of RELX Group.