Company Overview

Ascential plc is a global business-to-business media company listed on the London Stock Exchange. We enable an informed and connected business world that leads to better decisions and creates opportunities.

Our key strengths revolve around our premium brands, our expertise and our customers.

Ascential is home to trusted world class events & information services that inform and connect business professionals in 150 countries around the globe.

We connect and inform people across a range of industries, including fashion and creative, retail, advertising, construction, financial and education technology and e-commerce. Our people and products provide expert content, insights and connections empowering our customers’ businesses to be the best informed and best connected.

Our focused portfolio of premium brands includes the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global fashion trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and advisory and business services firm, MediaLink.

What sets us apart?

A focused portfolio of market-leading products

Each of our products and brands has its own unique heritage and voice, but all align to one common goal: to enable an eco-system that better informs and connects the business world.

87% of Ascential’s revenues are generated by its top 10 products and its top five account for 69% of revenues.

Global reach

Operating from 14 offices around the world, Ascential serves customers in more than 150 countries, providing local and global knowledge, connections and access.

Trusted products that are at the heart of customer needs

We have a deep knowledge of our customers, their businesses and industries.  We exist to provide our customers with world class content and connections – empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. Our aim is for our products – increasingly offered both face to face and online - to offer content and connections that professionals rely on for growth and value creation.

We constantly listen to our customers’ needs and aim to fulfil their requirements and those of their organisation, and their industry by creating new products that provide learning, discover and networking.

Customers trust us to serve them to the highest standards. Consistently.