Readers can look forward to a bright future as HAB Press announces the acquisition of Canadian HR Reporter and Canadian Occupational Safety publications, websites and associated events from Thomson Reuters Media Solutions.
HAB Press is part of leading international B2B media company Key Media (www.keymedia.com). Subscribers to Canadian HR Reporter and Canadian Occupational Safety will continue to receive the publications through HAB Press, which will be making some exciting updates designed to improve the reader experience.
Key Media has impressive experience and reach in the HR sector as the publisher of Human Resources Director magazines and websites, which attract almost a quarter-of-a-million users each month in Canada, Australia, Asia and New Zealand.
In Canada, its other major existing HR assets include the Canadian HR Awards, National HR Leaders Summit and HR Tech Summit. Worldwide, thousands of HR practitioners attend Key Media's more than 30 HR industry summits, conferences, expos and awards nights, meaning Key Media has true multi-platform international exposure and capability.
“This acquisition is an important strategic move that aligns with our plans to expand our existing portfolio of online, print and event products in the HR market,” said Tim Duce, president of Key Media – North America and U.K.
“We see a lot of potential to innovate and improve the reader experience with more targeted, informative content, greater timeliness, and more convenience while still maintaining the high editorial standards set by the outstanding staff who have transferred. We look forward to engaging more closely with all our readers in coming months.”