ST Media acquires hospitality title from Boutique Media

Michael Schneider, president of Boutique Media, will join ST Media as publisher of its hospitality b

Cincinnati-based trade publisher ST Media Group International has acquired the New York-based Boutique Media Group, the publisher of hospitality interiors magazine Boutique Design.

ST Media will also be taking over Boutique's video arm and four annual industry events: the hospitality trade fair Boutique Design New York; the invitation-only event Hospitality Match; the Boutique 18 Bash that honours 18 hospitality staffers; and the Boutique Design Awards.
Currently, ST Media publishes trade titles such as Hospitality Style, VMSD (Visual Merchandising and Store Design), Package Design Magazine, Screen Printing and Industrial + Specialty Printing.

ST Media president Tedd Swormstedt said Boutique Design and Hospitality Style overlap in circulation, thereby giving advertisers a better reach at bundled rates.