CloserStill is a fast-growing conference and exhibitions business, operating an award-winning portfolio of global brands in the technology, learning and healthcare sectors. Flagship events include the London Vet Show, Cloud Expo Asia, Data Centre World, The Pharmacy Show, Learning Technologies and The Dentistry Show. The company has achieved significant organic and inorganic growth, with eleven acquisitions completed in the last three years. Today, CloserStill has a team of over 270 employees across a global network of offices in London, Paris, New York, California, Berlin, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Founded in 2008, multi-award winning CloserStill operates more than 40 market-leading, content-led exhibitions and conferences in the technology, healthcare and learning sectors globally. The B2B event portfolio includes The London and New York Vet Show, Cloud Expo and Data Centre World (Hong Kong, Singapore, Frankfurt, Paris and London), Learning Technologies (London, Paris, Berlin) and DevLearn (Las Vegas), plus a series of healthcare and medical events including The Dentistry Show and the Pharmacy Show.
Since running its first event in 2009 CloserStill has won far more Awards than any other Trade Show company. CloserStill has featured in The Sunday Times HSBC International FastTrack 200 for the last three consecutive years on the back of its international growth and is poised to accelerate its international expansion. CloserStill has also featured in the Sunday Times top 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018 and 2019. At the 2019 Industry Awards Ceremonies, CloserStill won “Best Newcomer”, “Best Trade Event Director”, “Best Trade Show & Association Partnership”, “Best Salesperson in the Exhibition Industry”, “Best Social Media Campaign”.
In 2018, CloserStill and MASIE Productions created a joint venture company, CSM Learning, LLC., of which CloserStill became the entity’s sole owner in 2019. Though no longer an owner and producer of the event, Elliott Masie continues to provide his expertise to Learning 2019. According to Managing Director, Mark Penton, “We are delighted that event founder Elliott Masie, Chair of the Learning CONSORTIUM, will be a featured keynote speaker and advisor for Learning 2019.” In addition, veteran event manager, Steve Rosenblum has been retained to oversee the Learning 2019 content, operations and logistics. In addition to Learning 2019 and Learning Technologies in London, CloserStill’s Learning event portfolio includes OEB (Berlin), Learning Technologies Paris and Singapore, and it recently acquired the eLearning Guild, with its flagship event DevLearn.