Longitude Media to Publish Cadalyst Through Licensing Agreement with Questex Media Group

24 Feb, 2009

Former Questex employees, including existing Cadalyst management, will carry forward current product line-up.

Newton, MA – February 25, 2009 – Questex Media Group, Inc., a global, diversified business-to-business media company, today announced a licensing agreement with Longitude Media, LLC, to continue publishing Cadalyst, the industry’s most complete source of essential information for computer-aided design managers and users.

Cadalyst will continue to be led by existing management, including Nancy Johnson, editor-in-chief, and Jason Bishop, global accounts manager. Longitude Media is led by Seth Nichols, former vice-president, Questex Media Group.

Kerry Gumas, Questex Media Group president and CEO, said, "We are very pleased to partner with Longitude Media to carry forward the strong Cadalyst brand. I am confident that Longitude Media will continue to enhance the information and services that Cadalyst provides for its audience and advertisers."

Nichols, president and CEO of Longitude Media, said, “We are thrilled to continue the 26-year tradition of Cadalyst bringing the most essential information and resources to the computer-aided design community. This entrepreneurial team is passionate about the CAD market and will be 100 percent focused on Cadalyst and carrying forward the current line-up of products. Our confidence in this market and our strength of focus will bolster Cadalyst going forward as we refine and build on our offerings — ultimately delivering the best possible products and resources to help our audience excel at their jobs and to deliver the highest-quality leads to our advertising partners. We’re extremely excited about what’s ahead.”

Founded in 1983, Cadalyst serves the MCAD, AEC, and GIS markets via the CAD community’s most comprehensive collection of CAD-related hardware and software resources, tips, tutorials, e-mail newsletters, discussion forums, and more.

About Longitude Media, LLC
Longitude Media is a business-to-business media company and publisher of Cadalyst magazine and its associated digital properties through license arrangement with the Questex Media Group. Longitude Media provides information, services, and products that help our target audiences excel at their jobs and deliver the highest-quality leads for our customers.

About Questex Media Group, Inc.
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial specialties and service industries through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media, research, information and integrated marketing services.

For More Information Contact:

Michelle Mitchell
Questex Media Group
(216) 706-3733

Nancy Johnson
Longitude Media, LLC
(541) 343-0678