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Cygnus buys Champion Productions

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St. Petersburg, Fla.--Business-to-business publisher Cygnus Business Media, formerly Cygnus Publishing, has acquired Minneapolis-based trade show company Champion Productions from 1st Communications, Cleveland. Champion produces 13 trade shows, including the Strictly Business Computer Expo, Damage Prevention Convention and six farm and ranch expositions. Cygnus has more than 70 titles, including trade publications in eight vertical markets, such as chemical specialties, grain and food, imaging and off-road equipment. With the acquisition, Cygnus now operates 17 trade shows and 35 Web sites.
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