Advanstar Communications added to its life sciences conferences with the acquisition of CBI Research Inc. Terms of the deal between Woodland Hills-based Advanstar and CBI were not disclosed. CBI produces live and electronic conferences for senior-level executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. CBI President will continue to direct the company’s Massachusetts-based staff of 45. “The addition of CBI not only strengthens our market-leading pharmaceutical industry properties, but also extends Advanstar’s product matrix by providing conference expertise that can be applied to all of our market verticals,” said Advanstar CEO Joe Loggia.
Advanstar Acquires Bio-Med Conference Producer