The CEO winners this year represent companies that have made major changes recently to take advantage of the evolution of online media and integrated channel marketing. CMP Media, ALM and Forbes.com are all finding success through innovation, and Steve Weitzner, Bill Pollak and Jim Spanfeller are great leaders who have taken bold steps to compete.
If you want to hear how they see innovation at their companies, make plans to attend our Innovators luncheon June 8 at the Grand Hyatt in New York. (Details can be found on page 10.)
In years past, this has been a truly moving event, as we get to personally salute the best in our business and the CEOs give memorable opening remarks.
It's not just CEOs that make our business so strong but all the good people running their operations and publishing units, from circulators to publishers to production executives to editors. And this is your chance to meet each of them.
Our 18 winners represent 17 companies in three divisions: large trade, small trade and general business. It's a real cross section of the business media industry, and this is really the only place to see the b-to-b industry celebrated on its own. So I hope you'll join us on June 8 to celebrate the best in our business.
Bob Felsenthal can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.