LRP Conferences acquires education technology events from 1105 Media

LRPLRP Conferences, LLC, an affiliate of LRP Publications, has acquired the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), FETC Virtual Conference, Campus Technology Conference and the Campus Technology Forum from 1105 Media, Inc., a California based multimedia B2B company backed by Alta Communications and Nautic Partners. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

1105Campus Technology Conference, Campus Technology Forum, FETC, and FETC Virtual attract thousands of attendees seeking to understand the future of education technology. FETC, the largest of the four acquired events, hosts more than 9,000 professionals annually.

Ken Kahn, President of LRP Publications, said: “As LRP grows, we continue to seek out innovative products that can help us transform. We know FETC, FETC Virtual, Campus Technology Conference, and Campus Technology Forum can help us do that. With their addition we saw a great opportunity to reach a wider education audience, as well as build on our existing HR Technology market, offering a broader audience to our technology exhibitors.”

1105 Media will continue to operate its publishing and digital products in the education marketplace, including Campus Technology and THE Journal. Mike Eason, President of the 1105 Education Events group will join LRP and continue to oversee the business.

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