London, UK-based, Max Publishing has acquired the London Stationery Show from Ocean Media Group for an undisclosed amount.
London Stationery Show is the UK’s only event dedicated to the stationery, arts, crafts, paper and writing instruments sector. The acquisition also includes Stationery Matters magazine/online and National Stationery Week.
Founded in 1990, Max Publishing is an independent media business, wholly owned and run by its four directors, Warren Lomax, Jakki Brown, Ian Hyder and Rob Willis.
“We are absolutely delighted to welcome London Stationery Show into the Max Publishing family and look forward to really getting to know the stationery community. Ocean Media Group has done an outstanding job in the last few years, elevating the London Stationery Show as the most important event in the stationery industry’s calendar. I would like to thank Ocean’s CEO Robert Brighouse, and CFO Declan Cassidy, for their cooperation throughout the transaction,” commented Rob Willis, COO of Max Publishing who concluded the acquisition with Ocean Media Group.
London Stationery Show 2024 will take place, as planned, 14-15 May at London’s Business Design Centre. Chantelle White has joined the Max Publishing team from Ocean Media to continue as its event manager.