The newest addition to the Simmons-Boardman family is Bar Business Magazine, a start-up publication launched in late 2008 as the premier “How-To” B2B periodical for the nightlife industry. Reaching a subscriber base of over 30,000 owners and operators of bars and nightclubs nationwide, Bar Business educates proprietors on various ways of improving their business via educational articles, venue profiles, and ownership features.
Helmed by Editor-in-Chief Ashley Bray and a knowledgeable staff of industry contributors, its first full year of publication in 2009 saw Bar Business Magazine nominated for numerous awards, including the American Business Media’s “Best Start-Up Publication,” the Silver Azbee Award of Excellence for “New Publication Design” from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, and min Magazine’s “Sales Executive of the Year” for Associate Publisher Art Sutley. The magazine also offers its readers a comprehensive Web site (www.barbizmag.com), digital edition, monthly new product e-newsletter, and weekly e-newsletter.
As a growing, multifaceted brand, Bar Business looks towards a future of continually educating its loyal readership, providing its advertisers a viable marketing platform, and claiming its place amongst Simmons-Boardman hardy stable of profitable trade publications.