NASHVILLE, Tn. (May 21, 2018) – Chris Ferrell, CEO of Endeavor Business Media, a Nashville-based publishing and communications company, today announced that the company has acquired the assets of Gallo Business Media, an interactive, experiential events company in Skokie, IL, for an undisclosed amount. Endeavor will retain the entire events staff along with founder and President Michael Gallo.
The purchase includes nine hosted-buyer event conferences that connect high-caliber attendees and their suppliers for events that create meaningful, lasting relationships. From Parks and Recreation to School Buses to Jewelers, Gallo Media has produced successful events connecting businesses in a diverse set of industries.
“After more than two decades in the B2B events industry, it’s incredibly rewarding to have someone see the value in what we’ve created from scratch” said Michael Gallo, President of Gallo Business Media. “Our entire team is thrilled to be on the ground floor of what Chris is developing. In addition to seeing the value in our model, Chris understands the markets we’re in - which is a huge benefit to our customers and staff. I’m very much looking forward to helping Chris and Endeavor grow.”
“Michael Gallo and his team have done a great job building a buyer conference model that is extremely valuable for both the sponsors and attendees. We look forward to replicating the Gallo model for the benefit of our current advertisers and readers,” said Chris Ferrell, CEO.
ABOUT ENDEAVOR BUSINESS MEDIA
Endeavor Business Media was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. The Nashville-based company launched with 3 titles comprising the Process Flow Network. The company has offices in Birmingham, AL. For more information, visit endeavorbusinessmedia.com.
Corporate Solutions of Westport, Connecticut was the exclusive advisor to Gallo Business Media in arranging, structuring and negotiating this transaction.
Resolute Capital Partners, a Nashville-based provider of debt and equity to the lower middle market, provided the financing to Endeavor Business Media for the transaction.
Media contact: Chris Ferrell Endeavor Business Media