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PennWell Corporation Partners with the U.S. Department of Commerce


PennWell Corporation, a diversified global business-to-business media and marketing services company, announced a strategic partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA). The strategic partnership details plans for PennWell and the ITA to work in close collaboration across PennWell’s trade shows, publications and digital divisions in both the United States and overseas.

PennWell Announces Leadership Changes


PennWell Corporation, a diversified global business-to-business media and marketing services company, announced today the retirement of Robert F. “Bob” Biolchini as President and Chief Executive Officer and the election of Mark C. Wilmoth to succeed Biolchini as President and CEO.  Biolchini has been PennWell’s President and CEO since April 1, 2000 and Wilmoth has served as its Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for the past 11 years.

PennWell Expands Oil & Gas Journal


PennWell Acquires Leading Lighting Media Business


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

FireRescue Magazine Announces Company Officer of the Year Award Winner

Award to be presented at FDIC 2014 in Indianapolis

San Diego, March 3, 2014 FireRescue Magazine, a PennWell Public Safety publication, announces that Lieutenant Edward Vargas of the Vischer Ferry (N.Y.) Volunteer Fire Company is the recipient of the 2014 FireRescue Magazine Company Officer of the Year Award, sponsored by American Military University. The award will be presented on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis.

PennWell Announces 2014 Recipient of James O. Page/JEMS Award

Gary Ludwig, Deputy Fire Chief, receives award at EMS Today Conference & Expo

La Jolla, Calif., February 27, 2014 … PennWell is proud to announce Gary Ludwig, Deputy Fire Chief with the Memphis Fire Department, as the 2014 recipient of the James O. Page/JEMS EMS Award. The award was presented at the annual EMS Today Conference & Exposition in Washington, D.C., produced by PennWell and its publication JEMS (Journal of Emergency Medical Services).

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