Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: David Adler 646.638.3602

BizBash Toronto Names Lisa Jansen Associate Publisher

Toronto, Ontario - November 28, 2008 - David Adler, founder and C.E.O. of BizBash, the media company serving the meeting and event industry, announced today that Lisa Jansen has been named Associate Publisher of BizBash Toronto. Most recently, Jansen was a National Account Manager handling sponsorships for the custom media agency Spafax Canada, where she represented Air Canada’s Media, GTAA–In-airport TV advertising programs, Bell Expressvu Show magazine, and Investor’s Group Review magazine.

Adler says, "Jansen is a great hire for BizBash. She knows our niche well and is a Toronto native who has had experience selling magazines, trade shows, television, online media, and creative sponsorships, including 10 years in the entertainment industry. She also has a passion for both the event and meeting industry, and Toronto in general.”

Her recent accomplishments include her involvement with the Air Canada enRoute Student Film Festival and developing innovative sponsorships with companies such as Ford of Canada, Metropolitan Hotels, and Cineplex, secured long-term sponsorships for Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounges, with Symantec Software, Breitling, and Jackson-Triggs.

Lisa is also a certified yoga instructor and has taught many celebrities and professional athletes.

BizBash ( is the most-visited Web site in the world for professional event, meeting, and trade show planners, producers, and suppliers. BizBash now serves six metropolitan North American markets, in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Washington, Florida, and most recently, Chicago. The company publishes magazines, hosts Web sites, and produces trade shows for the event industry. BizBash’s next Event Style Expo Trade Show will take place on February 11 at the Direct Energy Centre.

Contact: for Lisa Jansen- 416.704.2585 or

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