Monday 11 June 2018

CloserStill Media buys Majority stake in Elliott Masies "Learning 2018" Conference

CloserStill Media, the company behind the Learning Technologies conferences, has bought a majority stake in ‘Learning 2018’ in a deal with Masie Productions.

A new company (CSM Learning), under a joint venture agreement, will continue to produce the annual Learning Conference held in Orlando, Florida with Elliott Masie leading the "programme curation" and hosting the event.

No financial details have been released.

“I am thrilled to have our Learning Conference, with over 28 years of experience, become part of CloserStill’s international group of conferences and events. Together we will link learning leaders in the UK, Germany, France, Singapore and beyond with the learning executives attending Learning 2018 in the US. It will be an exciting for me and our team,” said Elliott Masie

Commenting on the acquisition and new joint venture with Masie, CloserStill’s Learning Group director, Mark Penton, said: “We are thrilled and honoured to be working with Elliott and his team. Elliott is an innovator and a disruptor and we feel that our combined global experience in the learning world will make for a very exciting new era for the Learning Conference which we have long admired and respected.”

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