Monday, October 15, 2018

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ROCKVILLE, MD — October 15, 2018 – Access Intelligence announced today the acquisition of P3C Media, owner of The Public-Private Partnership (P3) Conference and Expo, the leading education and networking event for P3 leaders from government and industry to discuss infrastructure challenges and innovations in project delivery, procurement, life cycle asset management and solutions. This acquisition strengthens Access Intelligence’s leadership position across several of their served markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2012 by P3C Media President Eric Iravani, the company’s premier events attract senior representatives from government, higher education institutions, and leading firms in the global construction and financial markets.

Today, P3C Media has several vertical events that surround their flagship Public-Private Partnership Conference, including: The P3 Water Summit, The P3 Airport Summit, The P3 Higher Education Summit and The P3 Federal Conference. “The U.S. is on track to become the largest public-private partnership market in the world. Behind the development is supportive public policy, authorizing legislation, and a backlog of essential infrastructure projects in need of new delivery methods,” said Mr. Iravani. “Through Access Intelligence’s commitment to P3C, we look forward to working with the entire AI team and growing P3C’s role in the industry, creating the
highest quality portfolio of networking and educational opportunities forprofessionals dedicated to the growing P3 market.

This is an exciting time for public-private partnerships and our portfolio will benefit significantly from AI’s scale, resources, and event expertise. We will be able to expand our major information platform to address the growth of public-private partnerships in complimentary verticals.” Mr. Iravani will continue in his role as P3C Media’s Founder with Access Intelligence.“P3C Media has been at the forefront of the burgeoning private-public partnership space for many years and has firmly established itself as the market leader for bringing together top government, industry and financial leaders across several verticals in the P3 marketplace,” said Don Pazour, CEO of Access Intelligence. “We are delighted to add the P3C Media brand to our company’s portfolio, to welcome an extremely talented team into our family, and to fast-track our leadership position in the P3 marketplace.”

P3C Media will become part of Access Intelligence’s Energy & Engineering division run by Jennifer Schwartz, senior vice president and group publisher, whose other brands include POWER, ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition, Defense Daily, Chemical Engineering, Global Connected Aircraft Summit, Connected Plant Conference, The LDC Forums and OR Manager.  Upcoming P3C Media events include The P3 Federal Conference Nov. 27-28 in Washington, DC and The Public-Private Conference & Expo,
March 4-6 in Dallas, TX. The Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo is one of the largest gatherings of government and construction professionals in the United States.P3C Media was represented by Corporate Solutions of Westport, CT on the investment banking side and legal services by Benesch. Access Intelligence was represented by Graydon for legal services.

About P3C Media, LLC
P3C Media is a business-to-business media company which owns and operates multiple infrastructure delivery events including The Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo (P3C), The P3 Water Summit, The P3 Airport Summit, The P3 Higher Education Summit and The P3 Federal Conference.

About Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence is a privately held b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, MD, serving the marketing, media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, energy, engineering, satellite and aviation markets. Leading brands include Ad Exchanger, AdMonsters, Chemical Engineering, Cynopsis, Cablefax, Chief Marketer, Defense Daily, Event Marketer, Folio:, LeadsCon, POWER and Via Satellite. Market-leading conferences and trade shows include LeadsCon, AdMonsters OPS and Publisher Summits, The Folio: Show, Experiential Marketing Summit, Global Connected Aircraft Summit, SATELLITE 2019, OR Manager Conference, LDC Gas Forums, Clean Gulf, Connected Plant Conference and ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition.-###-