WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2014 – Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has completed the sale of its Exhibitions business to Informa PLC. As previously announced, the Exhibitions business has been rebranded as Informa Exhibitions US and will maintain its headquarters in Irving, TX under the continued leadership of Rick McConnell as President, Informa Exhibitions US, Construction and Real Estate.

Also as previously announced, Hanley Wood and Informa have entered into a long-term partnership agreement under which Hanley Wood will continue to provide editorial and marketing support for Exhibitions events.

“We are confident that Informa is a great home for the Exhibitions business, and we look forward to working with Informa and maintaining our role as the official media and information provider to the various events we have supported for many years,” said Peter Goldstone, Hanley Wood’s Chief Executive Officer. “Hanley Wood will now focus on investing in and building our industry-leading digital information, insights and marketing services platforms for design and construction professionals.”

About Hanley Wood
Hanley Wood is the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries. Utilizing the largest editorial- and analytics-driven construction market database, the company produces powerful market data and insights; award-winning publications, newsletters and websites; marquee trade shows and executive events; and strategic marketing solutions. To learn more, visit www.hanleywood.com.

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