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Arc is a global events, data and information group

Our goal is to redefine business networking. People need to connect. They want to come together to network, learn, and grow their businesses. Wherever, whenever, and however, we will be there to energise business connections.

The Arc network

Networking has changed. So, we are taking the best parts of live events, content, and digital platforms and evolving them to meet the needs of today’s buyers and sellers. We are always thinking about what our customer is going to need next, so we take risks and tirelessly pursue innovation. We’re meeting the needs of today while planning for the future.

Evolution of our network

Aug 2021

The first business to join our network, Agriconnect includes flagship brands Farmers Guardian and Lamma

Mar 2022

Diversifying the sectors in our platform, we welcomed Incisive Media to the network with its leading brands in Financial Services, like Investment Week, Professional Pensions, Professional Adviser, and in Business Sustainability, like BusinessGreen

Aug 2022

Our US footprint began with the addition of Highquest to our network, including noteworthy brands Global AgInvesting and Women in Agribusiness

Nov 2021

Adding strength to our Agriconnect business, we welcomed 5 rural sector events to our network including leading brands Farm Business Innovation and Holiday Park and Resort Innovation

May 2022

Our first business in Europe, Bridge2Food brought strength to the group with its focus on membership and events in the plant-based food and protein sector

Oct 2022

We expanded our US platform with the addition of ETC, events and media in the HR Technology and Education Technology sectors, including prominent brands like HR Technology Conference and Expo and the Future of Education Technology Conference

Who we are

Our team includes experienced and successful event and media business leaders from around the world. We are flexible and adaptable. We understand evolving market dynamics, and we have a successful track record of developing brands, growing internationally, and delivering digital transformation, leading to strong business growth.

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How we do it

Being focused on serving communities means we’re accustomed to thinking bigger than just ourselves. We consider the goals of everyone we partner with and serve, and we’re conscious of our impact. So, for us, that means our values underpin everything we do.

Customer led

Our thinking starts and ends with the customer.

Growth orientated

We are here to help your business grow.

Sustainably guided

We only do the right thing. We are inclusive, we consider our impact on the environment and society, and we support sustainable actions.

Innovation focused

We tirelessly pursue new ways to connect, inform and support the community.

Trust driven

We act with integrity and we are reliable. We honour and respect your trust.

Collaborative partner

We believe that the best results come from working together. In our teams, as well as with our customers, suppliers and stakeholders, we will be good partners.

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EagleTree is the private equity partner of Arc, who provides the capital for our investments. With extensive experience partnering with events businesses, they provide guidance for making strategic and tactical investments to drive brand growth, organically and through acquisitions. The firm has completed over 35 private equity investments and over 75 add-on transactions over the past 20+ years.

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Canson Capital Partners

Canson Capital Partners, a participant in the partnership since its inception, provides strategic and financial advice on all aspects of the Arc business, helping to align interest of stakeholders and drive value creation. They support and drive the partnership approach of Arc, ensuring financial partners and structure enable the vision and strategy.

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