GlobeNewswire | December 15, 2023
JCDecaux SE (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, which began its OOH activities in Slovakia in 1990, announces that on December 14th it signed an agreement regarding the merger of its activity in Slovakia with Akzent Bigboard, the outdoor advertising subsidiary of JOJ Media House Group, the leading Media Group in Slovakia. The completion of the transaction is subject to standard regulatory conditions. Under this agreement, the newly formed joint-venture will be owned at 60% by ATSBG Holding GmbH, a JCDecaux subsidiary, and at 40% by JOJ Media House.
This merger will be a real growth driver for outdoor advertising in Slovakia, which currently represents around 5.5% of the total advertising market, lower than the market share global average, but continually increasing. The combined expertise of JCDecaux and Akzent Bigboard will open up new opportunities for advertisers including in digital outdoor advertising within a highly fragmented advertising market.
Key Figures for JCDecaux
2022 revenue: €3,317m(a)– 9M 2023 revenue: €2,440m(a)
N°1 Out-of-Home Media company worldwide
A daily audience of more than 850 million people in more than 80 countries
1,040,132 advertising panels worldwide
Present in 3,573 cities with more than 10,000 inhabitants
JCDecaux is listed on the Eurolist of Euronext Paris and is part of the Euronext 100 and Euronext Family Business indexes
JCDecaux is recognised for its extra-financial performance in the FTSE4Good (3.4/5),CDP (A-), MSCI (AA) and has achieved Platinum Medal status from EcoVadis
1st Out-of-Home Media company to join the RE100
Leader in self-service bike rental scheme: pioneer in eco-friendly mobility
N°1 worldwide in street furniture (604,536 advertising panels)
N°1 worldwide in transport advertising with 153 airports and 205 contracts in metros, buses, trains and tramways (333,620 advertising panels)
N°1 in Europe for billboards (101,976 advertising panels worldwide)
N°1 in outdoor advertising in Europe (654,957 advertising panels)
N°1 in outdoor advertising in Asia-Pacific (170,973 advertising panels)
N°1 in outdoor advertising in Latin America (129,305 advertising panels)
N°1 in outdoor advertising in Africa (24,198 advertising panels)
N°1 in outdoor advertising in the Middle East (19,371 advertising panels)
Ad Networks, Brand Marketing
MyTradeZone | January 10, 2024
Innovative platform bridges current gaps, combining robust business tools for enhanced B2B engagement and collaboration
Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 10, 2024– Shattering barriers in B2B communication, MyTradeZone.com recently revealed its unique social networking platform dedicated solely for businesses. MyTradeZone serves as a central hub for businesses to find, connect with, and engage potential clients, partners, and vendors worldwide – allowing companies to post products and services, request quotes, create and join networking groups, and much more.
MyTradeZone was founded by CEO, Bachir Kassir, a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in the software and B2B industry who has recently successfully sold his B2B Ecommerce platform venture, WebJaguar, to QAD – a Thoma Bravo portfolio company.
“MyTradeZone offers a specialized platform designed to innovate B2B interactions,” said Kassir. “We know that 40% of B2B marketing budgets are spent on trade shows and that over 95% of marketers use social media content in their campaigns. So why is there no social network specifically dedicated to B2B trade? Well, now there is one.”
MyTradeZone: Platform Highlights
On MyTradeZone, each business can both market its products/services and source what it needs, all within the same platform. MyTradeZone facilitates the entire process, presenting a thriving ecosystem for businesses, professionals, organizations, groups, and creators who can now spend time networking, while also fostering the connections that increase their reach, influence, and overall profits.
MyTradeZone is a perfect lead generation and highly targeted advertising venue since advertisers can pinpoint exact audiences, making highly specific advertisements that are cost efficient. Major platform features include:
Tailored B2B Search Capabilities: Facilitates a seamless discovery of businesses, products, RFQs, groups, and more.
Advanced Networking Tools: From permanent company profiles to real-time video chat, the platform caters to a variety of business needs.
Peer-to-Peer Payment Options: Ensuring smooth transactions with payments powered by Stripe.
Innovative Ad Space: Sponsored and displayed ads provide businesses with a medium to amplify their brand presence.
Tradeshow and Networking Events: Organizers can amplify the benefits for attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors – providing a secure networking group to connect beyond the actual event.
Expanding Horizons: MyTradeZone Powers Community and Monetization
Beyond businesses, MyTradeZone extends its utility to trade associations, networking groups, and event organizers by allowing them to build, manage, and monetize their online communities. Professionals and creators can actively grow their networks and monetize their skills through peer-to-peer payments.
“Our platform is more than just a supplementary tool. It revolutionizes the traditional event experience by enhancing networking, engagement, and business growth opportunities in both a broad and narrow sense. Instead of merely relying on physical connections, MyTradeZone transforms singular events into sustained, ever-evolving networking connections.”
To celebrate the official launch, MyTradeZone seeks to partner with trade shows, event and networking groups organizers, and trade associations – offering their members exclusive offers to premium membership via the platform. MyTradeZone’s basic edition is always free and signing up is quick, taking only few minutes to join.
Inquire further at: email@example.com And for news on future platform updates and promotions, follow MyTradeZone on LinkedIn or on the B2B social network: https://mytradezone.com/profile/mytradezone
MyTradeZone is led by a highly skilled and talented team of employees and advisors who are working on the next thing to disrupt business networking. MyTradeZone is a forward-thinking B2B technology company reshaping how businesses connect and engage online through its advanced social networking platform in an industry-specific ecosystem for business collaboration, knowledge sharing, and growth. Learn more at: www.MyTradeZone.com.
Bachir Kassir, Founder
Display Advertising, Social Media Advertising
MyTradeZone | November 28, 2023
MyTradeZone.com, a trade and Social Networking for businesses, is pleased to announce its upcoming visit to Hong Kong from December 4th to 8th, 2023. Bachir Kassir, founder of MyTradeZone, will join a delegation of American companies to Hong Kong as part of a U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Mission organized by IBS Global Consulting with the support of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the U.S. Commercial Service.
The delegation, comprising a diverse group of American companies, aims to foster cross-border partnerships, explore export opportunities, and deepen economic ties between the United States and Hong Kong.
The visit to Hong Kong presents an exciting opportunity for MyTradeZone.com to expand its global reach, tap into new markets, and establish key connections with Hong Kong's dynamic business community and trade associations. With Hong Kong's strategic location as a gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, robust financial services sector, and reputation as a major international trade hub, this visit holds immense promise for American enterprises looking to navigate the Asian market.
Led by Tonya McNeal-Weary, Managing Director at IBS Global Consulting, the delegation will engage in a series of high-level meetings, networking events, and industry-specific forums during the five-day visit. These activities are designed to facilitate mutually beneficial partnerships between U.S. and Hong Kong businesses across various sectors.
[MyTradeZone.com] is a disruptive business networking platform, and is like an always open trade show:
• Businesses: Add company profile page. Showcase products & services. Network locally and around the world
• Event Organizers, Trade Associations, & Networking Groups: Provide value-added offering to members & sponsors in a public or private setting
• Creators & Group owners: Monetize your creations via peer-to-peer payment enablement
• Advertisers and Marketers: MyTradeZone's B2B search engine offers highly targeted and cost-effective advertisements to both buyers and sellers
• Business Professionals: Grow your professional network, chat, connect, follow, takes notes, share and collaborate
As an official member of the delegation, MyTradeZone will have the opportunity to gain firsthand insights into Hong Kong's business landscape, explore regulatory frameworks, exchange best practices, and forge lasting relationships with key stakeholders. Additionally, the itinerary includes tailored site visits to cutting-edge facilities and industrial parks, showcasing Hong Kong's commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship.
The visit to Hong Kong aims to enhance trade cooperation and seeks to highlight the enduring friendship between the United States and Hong Kong. As both economies continue to recover from the challenges posed by the global pandemic, this visit becomes even more crucial in reinvigorating trade ties and promoting long-term economic growth.
MyTradeZone is a social networking platform for businesses. We are working on the next thing to disrupt business networking. MyTradeZone is a forward-thinking B2B media technology company reshaping how businesses connect and network. MyTradeZone's B2B search engine offers highly targeted and cost-effective advertisements to both buyers and sellers. MyTradeZone is also a perfect companion offering to trade show organizers and networking groups offering value added benefits to both members and sponsors.