Hand Media International announce new Maverick Editor

Hand Media International is pleased to announce the appointment of Zoe Hodges as Editor for Maverick Magazine. Zoe is the ideal candidate to take up the mantle of this privileged position. With over six year of journalistic experience both in the UK and in Nashville she is our preferred candidate for the role. Zoe has a passion for country music, having set up ‘Best of British Country Music’ (later known

Season’s greetings from the HMI team

The team here at Hand Media International would like to extend our gratitude to our readers, customers and delivery partners for supporting us throughout this tumultuous year, and wish you season’s greetings. We cannot wait to finally meet again face-to-face in the new year. 2020 has had many ups and downs, but the opportunity for change and innovation has been astounding. HMI has taken this by storm. We have completely revolutionised and

Showhome magazine appoints new Project Manager

Showhome Magazine is delighted to announce the appointment of Josh Kerr as Project Manager. Josh will be applying his industry experience and tenacity to the role to further develop Showhome as a market leader in the property sector. Prior to joining Showhome, Josh has worked in publishing and media for six years with nearly four years in the property sector specifically and is eager to apply his knowledge on another

Hand Media International re-appoints, Chris Lingham

Hand Media International welcomes back Chris Lingham as Project Manager of the International Trade Magazine and the Security Portfolio Prior to rejoining Hand Media International (HMI), Chris has been working in the media and exhibitions industry for over 13 years, having worked with some of the largest events and media businesses in the world. Chris was a key member of the HMI team for six years, and has now returned

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Hand Media International appoints new Publisher

Hand Media International appoints new Publisher Hand Media International (HMI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Jon Pittock as Publisher across the business. Jon will be developing and implementing strategy on a range of respected B2B and consumer titles, in sectors including international fire and security, confectionery, bakery and UK housing. Prior to joining HMI, Jon spent over four years at Mark Allen Group as Portfolio Director responsible for


Recognising Global Exhibitions Day 2020

Recognising Global Exhibitions Day 2020 This was held during the first week of June and celebrated the return in some countries of the event dynamic that helps shape our global economies and future international trade. Hand Media International was pleased to recognise this important day and supports the initiatives to re-build and re-energise this key area of our global economy. How we meet our business partners, peers and industry colleagues,


COVID-19 and International Fire Buyer

COVID-19 and International Fire Buyer The COVID-19 pandemic has understandably caused a number of important exhibitions and events to be either postponed, rescheduled or cancelled, but despite that, International Fire Buyer is still here to provide a voice for companies in the industry. The likes of INTERSCHUTZ, FDIC, FeuerTrutz and FIREX have all been put on hold or forced to find alternative dates in the diary, with many companies having


Coronavirus causes disruption in confectionery/bakery events sector

Coronavirus causes disruption in confectionery/bakery events sector Since the mass spread and continued outbreak of the Coronavirus, many trade fairs and events across the industry have been forced to review their calendars on a global scale and postpone to later on in the year for when it is suspected we will see a containment of the virus. Vitafoods Europe announced it will postpone the event in order to take the


A challenging year in security

A challenging year in security The year got off to a bright and sunny start with the first major show of the year in Dubai with Intersec 2020 being well attended by security and industry professionals alike from across the globe. The event was held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and opened its doors to the latest security safety solutions and three

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Maverick attend 53rd CMA Awards in Nashville

Maverick attend 53rd CMA Awards in Nashville Maverick Magazine – the country music magazine owned by Hand Media International – made its way out to Nashville in November to cover the 53rd CMA Awards. The awards – dubbed ‘country music’s biggest night – was hosted by Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood and Reba McEntire and Maverick were on hand to cover the event live on their social media channels. There will