Westport, Conn.—Cygnus Business Media announced Tuesday that it has acquired EMS Expo and EMS, Advanced Rescue Technology and Frontline First Responder magazines and their accompanying Web sites from Summer Communications and Expo Productions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The move strengthens Cygnus Business Media’s trade show presence in the firehouse and EMS sector. Cygnus already produces the Firehouse Expo and Firehouse World expositions. "This important acquisition complements our existing Firehouse brand portfolio, and offers additional synergies within our law enforcement group," said Cygnus Business Media President-CEO Paul Mackler. "It will allow us to gain more reach in the EMS segment for our advertisers within the EMS and first responder industry."