Open Door Media Publishing Ltd was created from the MBO of InvestmentEurope from Incisive Media in 2013.
InvestmentEurope is staffed by a senior team of many years’ experience across editorial, delegate relations, research, sales and marketing. InvestmentEurope offers a suite of digital products including the website www.investmenteurope.net, which is responsive to mobile and tablet users, digital editions of the magazine, in-depth market research, a monthly print publication, and a portfolio of conferences and awards that bring asset managers and fund selectors closer together. InvestmentEurope is dedicated to being the ‘go-to place for the fund selector community’.
Since launching, Open Door Media has strived for excellence in the work it does across its business portfolio of events and publications, in print and digital. Over the past two years this commitment has been recognised many times over by the UK’s publishing industry.
In 2016 so far, Open Door Media has been awarded silver twice at the British Media Awards for Event of the Year – Funds Society Fund Selector Summit Miami 2015 and Sales Team of the Year – Investment Europe. The team was also shortlisted for the Media Company of the Year.
In 2015, Nicholas Rapley, CEO of ODM was awarded the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) 2015 Award for Publishing Innovator of the Year (Annual turnover under £10m).
According to the judges: “This entry was a stand-out winner in a particularly strong category. Under the leadership of Nicholas Rapley, Open Door Media has all the hallmarks of an exciting, agile, tech-savvy start-up business. It is challenging big players in established markets, and generating impressive growth along the way – a great example of true innovation in publishing.”
The PPA Awards are the pre-eminent ones of their kind in the UK, with several hundred magazines putting forward their work for consideration in the different Awards categories.
In addition to winning the Innovator of the Year, the PPA Awards 2015 also shortlisted Nicholas Rapley for Team Leader of the Year (Business & Consumer Media).
Jonathan Boyd was shortlisted for Editor of the Year (Business Media), for his work with InvestmentEurope
Furthermore, ODM won the PPA Connect Awards 2015 Event Team of the Year, which recognises skills in organising events.
And it won the PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2015 Team of the Year, and was Highly Commended in the PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2015 Business Media Brand of the Year category.
ODM was also shortlisted in the following categories at the PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2015: Independent Publishing Company of the Year, Rising Star of the Year (Mona Dohle), and Business Magazine of the Year (InvestmentEurope).
Our correspondents Viola Caon and Mona Dohle were also shortlisted for the MHP 30 To Watch 2015 Awards.
If fund selectors and investment professionals are an important audience for your business, or you would like to share ideas via our editorial platforms, please get in touch.
For event sponsorship and advertising opportunities please don’t hesitate to contact our Sales team.
ODM re-launched International Investment in January 2016, for international investment professionals – such as international independent financial advisers and wealth management professionals serving expatriate and cross-border clients around the world.
Originally founded in 1997, ODM acquired the brand and its associated International Fund & Product Awards from Incisive Media.
International Investment is dedicated to being the ‘go-to place for the international investment professional’.