Systems Contractor News Increases Advertising Market Share Lead to 51% in the Commercial Installation Industry -

Systems Contractor News Increases Advertising Market Share Lead to 51% in the Commercial Installation Industry

According to IMS Audited report, year ending December 2001, Systems Contractor News (SCN) announces an increase in advertising market share to 51% from last year's 47%. In addition to SCN's leading position, the magazine also receives 70% of all advertising in the market place.

Systems Group Publisher Adam Goldstein states, "Manufacturers and advertisers continue to see strong market conditions and growth opportunities in Systems Integration sectors, specifically Church, Education, and Government, with increased demand for Dynamic Digital Signage, Security and Video Conferencing technologies. Systems Contractors News' tabloid format and coverage on business, news, and applications, has enabled us to become the best and only choice for advertisers in terms of value and advertiser response.

"Plus, with the repositioning of Installation Europe into the UEMedia Systems Group, we offer customers a global systems market place as part of our corporate package and continue to provide the best solutions for advertisers with our show dailies, including NSCA, INFOCOMM, and CEDIA, as well as forging ahead into new markets with our Residential Systems and Rental & Staging magazines."

*Market Share for Advertising Pages From IMS Audited Report, year ended December, 2001 using UEMedia Measurement Values

United Entertainment Media, Inc. produces magazines, books, web sites, trade shows and events for musicians and the professional audio, video, and installation industries including Pro Sound News, Surround Professional, Medialine, Entertainment Storage & Networking, Systems Contractor News, Residential Systems, Rental & Staging Systems, Videography, Government Video, Digital TV, Digital Cinema, AutoMedia, Car Sound & Performance, dB!, Tuner Shop, DVD Entertainment (co-produced with IRMA), Government Video Technology Expo, Studio Business, and Surround 2001. United Entertainment Media, Inc. is an operating division of CMP Information Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Business Media, plc.


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