About Us

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.

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Latest News

Entering New Markets

Steve Monnington, CEO of acquisition broker Mayfield Media Strategies, talks to ITE CEO Russell Taylor about the thinking behind the organiser’s acquisition activity

The Global Acquisitions Trail

Mayfield Media’s Steve Monnington looks at investment potential building in Asia, its hotspots, emerging markets and barriers to entry that can potentially make or sink your next international launch