Mayfield Merger Strategies have sold businesses to all the major international event organisers
MMS is an M&A advisory firm specialising in the exhibitions and events industry. We have more than 20 years of experience as brokers for both independent organisers and large corporations – delivering outstanding results.
MMS have unrivalled global connections
We have first-hand market intelligence on who is buying, which countries they are investing in and what they want to buy, together with trends on prices paid. As exhibition and event acquisition consultants we have strong relationships with organisers, private equity and media around the world. Our testimonials show we have a reputation for going the extra mile for our clients and we are extremely proud of this.
Our experience in the exhibitions and events sector gives us a unique perspective on the industry
Prior to forming MMS, Steve Monnington was the Development Director for Blenheim Group plc which grew by acquisition to become the world’s largest exhibition organising company and was subsequently sold to United News and Media. Anna John joined Steve at Mayfield in 2000, having previously spent six years at ITE Group running major shows in Russia, Turkey, Egypt and Brazil.
'Perfect knowledge of the sector, great experience, high level of professionalism yet very intimate and family like approach. Love you guys, couldn’t have been happier.'
Levent Baykal - Founder and CEO of SADA Trade Exhibitions Inc.
'We basically left the whole process in the hands of Steve and Anna and they handled all the details and got us a great price'
Phil Soar - UK Furniture Shows
'We are delighted! Mayfield Media looked after every step of the transaction. They found us the right partner and negotiated the right deal.'
Christine Cashmore - Company Owner of Cape Gourmet
Steve Monnington writes the cover feature for Exhibition News exploring why the UK exhibitions industry is misunderstood by government and what, if anything, we can do about it.
Global industry association UFI consulted and collaborated with all parts of the exhibition industry to put together a planning framework for the response and recovery phase of the COVID-19 crisis. Read full document here.