James Ling appointed as Managing Editor

Hand Media International are pleased to announce the appointment of James Ling to the position of Managing Editor. James has been a professional journalist for 11 years and learnt his trade as a reporter for the International Banking Systems Journal. He is currently the Editor of Pro Audio Middle East at Blank Canvas Publishing and will be joining Hand Media International on Wednesday 1st August.

Recognising key developments in the fire industry

At the FDIC event in Indianapolis, USA between the 23rd and 28th of April, not only did Hand Media International attend with their title International Fire Buyer, but also recognised a number of outstanding companies at their yearly awards ceremony. The winners were: Trident – International Newcomer of the Year Award Holmatro – Firefighter Job Improvement of the Year Award REV Group – Innovation of the Year Award for Fire

Tim Purpura joins Hand Media International

Hand Media International is pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Tim Purpura as Publisher/VP Sales – Americas. Tim will join the team to spearhead the launch of Security News Desk USA as well as represent Security Buyer within the North American marketplace. Tim brings over 20 years of publishing and media experience, and most importantly, security industry knowledge, having led the Security Systems News team in the USA.

HMI cross the Atlantic to attend ISC West

In Las Vegas, USA between the 11th and 13th of April, Hand Media International were at the ISC West exhibition, and announced the launch of Security News Desk USA. HMI were in Las Vegas with Security Buyer and Security News Desk, and the show was a resounding success for the company.

Key security event attended by Hand Media International

Between the 5th and the 6th of March, Hand Media International (HMI) exhibited at the SCTX security show at the Olympia in London, UK. HMI met with and held a number of brilliant discussions with several high profile companies within the sector, and their titles Security Buyer and Security News Desk were both warmly received by attendees.

HMI attends new UK country & Americana music festival

Maverick magazine – the consumer title produced by publishing house Hand Media International – showed up in full-support of Black Deer Fest at the weekend, the newest country and Americana music festival to grip the UK. Hundreds flocked to the Maverick booth where CDs and merchandise were available to festival attendees – more than just a few top notch acts were interviewed by Maverick’s editor on what turned out to

HMI editor heads to Tennessee to explore the world of country music

One of HMI’s editors waved goodbye to the UK and set off for the sunny streets of Nashville to attend one of country music’s hottest events. CMA (Country Music Association) Fest is an annual showcase of the industry’s mind blowing talents – from up-and-coming artists to those who’ve hit the bigtime. A full review will appear in the next issue of Maverick magazine, including Inside Universal Music, Nashville. Maverick is

Hand Media International hosts networking event at IFSEC 2018

Crowds of people flooded the Novotel Hotel last week to attend Hand Media International’s networking reception after a day at spent at one of the world’s leading security industry events. Taking place on June 20, refreshments were served amidst an atmosphere of knowledge sharing as a camera crew captured the event. Hand Media International is the prestigious publishing house behind media platforms that include Security Buyer, Security News Desk (USA),