PennWell Press & News

PennWell Acquires Leading Lighting Media Business

October 14, 2014

PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired a 51% interest in Revo Media Partners Limited, owner of LuxLive, the UK's largest dedicated lighting event, and Lux Magazine and Lux Review, the leading trade publications in the energy efficiency lighting space.  Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.

PennWell Announces Co-location of The LED Show with Strategies in Light in February 2015

September 16, 2014

PennWell announced today the co-location of The LED Show with Strategies in Light February 24-26, 2015 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Eletrobras: Official Host Utility of Brazil’s premier international electric power event

August 18, 2014

PennWell do Brasil’s globally recognized Power Brasil Events will receive full support from Eletrobras as Host Utility, in addition to a confirmed keynote presentation by Eletrobras’s president, Dr. Jose da Costa Carvalho Neto

Les Cedres, Stevens Creek hydropower projects join Hydro Hall of Fame

August 5, 2014

Two additional plants were added to the Hydro Hall of Fame at this year’s HydroVision International closing awards luncheon and finale in Nashville, Tenn.

PennWell Corporation Design Department Receives Top Honors

July 22, 2014

Tulsa, OK/July 22, 2014–  PennWell Corporation proved to be the number one most honored company in the American Inhouse Design Awards competition winning more than any other company with 12 prestigious awards. The American Inhouse Design Awards competition is conducted each year by Graphic Design USA, the magazine for graphic design professionals since 1963.

Eletrobras President da Costa to deliver keynote at POWER-GEN, HydroVision and DistribuTECH Brasil

July 14, 2014

Eletrobras President José da Costa Carvalho Neto will deliver the 21 October keynote presentation at the co-located events POWER-GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil and DistribuTECH Brasil, according to PennWell do Brasil, organizer of the world renowned events. The events will run 21-23 October at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo.

FireRescue Magazine Announces Erich Roden as Editor-in-Chief

July 10, 2014

FireRescue Magazine, a PennWell Public Safety publication, announces that Erich Roden will become editor-in-chief, effective August 1, 2014. He will lead a team of top editorial contributors to develop high-quality content in print and online at

PennWell do Brasil offers special group discounts for companies to participate of global electricity events in Sao Paulo

May 8, 2014

Discount packages allows companies to register more professionals, giving them the opportunity to meet and discuss new techniques and practices on the electricity generation, transmission and distribution sectors.

PennWell Fire Group Names Billick National Sales Manager

Fair Lawn, NJ – March 21, 2014 – Pennwell Fire Group promoted Ted Billick to National Sales Manager effective April 1, 2014.

Billick will replace Joe Porter who will remain with PennWell in a sales and mentoring/ coaching capacity. Billick will be responsible for spearheading all Digital Media and Print Sales efforts across the spectrum of PennWell Fire Group brands; including Fire Engineering, Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, Fire Rescue, Firefighter Nation and

Fire Engineering wins Jesse Neal editorial excellence award

March 19, 2014

The staff of PennWell® Corporation’s Fire Engineering magazine has been awarded a 2014 Jesse Neal for editorial excellence in business-to-business media. The winning entry was “Hurricane Sandy Response, Part 1,” in the Best Theme Issue of a Magazine or Newspaper category. “Hurricane Sandy Response, Part 2, was a finalist in that category as well. The winning entry was one of 173 finalists selected by a distinguished board of judges, including Lisa Gibbs, senior writer of Money; Harry McCracken, editor at large of Time; Ellen McGirt, senior writer of Fast Company; and Allen Wastler, managing editor of The judging panel, headed by Trevor Butterworth, of, selected the finalists from an original pool of 612 entries.

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