New York, New York - December 1, 2008 - BizBash Media today announced the appointment of Beverly C. Chell to its board of directors. Chell replaces William F. Reilly, who recently passed away.
“We’re delighted to have access to Beverly’s broad media and business experience. Her deep background in our industry makes her a valued addition to the board,” said David Adler, chief executive officer of BizBash.
Chell serves on the board of directors of Primedia Inc. and also serves as a consultant to Primedia. Before retiring in June 2006, she held several positions at Primedia, a company she co-founded in 1989, including vice chairman, chief financial officer, general counsel, and secretary. Prior to that, she served as general counsel for Macmillan Inc. Chell also serves on the board of Penton Business Media and SpaFinder Inc. and holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from New York Law School, and an L.L.M. from New York University Law School.
BizBash (www.bizbash.com) 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 and also owns BizBash Masterplanner, the conflict-resolution calendar for event and meeting planners. Since its founding in 2000, the company has experienced double-digit growth annually.
Besides the Adler family, other BizBash investors include Mathew Bronfman, former Nabisco C.E.O. and chairman John Greeniaus, Milestone Investment’s Ed Goodman, Sony Pictures president Michael Linton, Louis Perlman, Martin Maleska, and Richard Linhart.
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