About Us

About Group C Media

Group C Media, Inc. is an integrated business to business media company that covers the full life cycle of a facility through national magazines, events, and eMedia products. From the moment a company decides it needs to build, lease, or consolidate a new facility, corporate executives in charge of this daunting task can turn to Business Facilities or attend Business Facilities LiveXchange to find the perfect location. When the facility is up and running, Facility Executive helps facility executives manage every aspect of their companies’ buildings successfully.

The Group C Media Team

In print, in-person, and online, we educate the markets we serve with quality content created and delivered by a team that possesses a strong combination of leadership experience, marketing savvy, and operations expertise that is unmatched in the industry.

History

1968 – The American Industrial Properties Report is founded.

1983 – Company changes its name to the Business Facilities Publishing Company and begins publishing Business Facilities magazine.

1988 – Today’s Facility Manager magazine (originally named Business Interiors) launches.  As the business expands, the company changes its name to Group C Communications.

1998 – Group C launches The TFM Show, an annual trade show and conference covering all aspects of facility management.

2005 – Group C launches Business Facilities LiveXchange, a hosted buyer event developed to streamline the site selection process. This invitation-only event is for corporate decision makers who are looking to fast-track location decisions in a professional environment.

2007 – Group C launches The TFM Forum, a hosted buyer event that matches facility executives with product and service suppliers. The event is designed for senior level facility executives with active new construction and modernization projects.

2008 –  Group C Communications sells The TFM Show to Hanley Wood, LLC.  The agreement fits the long-term strategic goals of both organizations.  Group C Communications changes its name to Group C Media, Inc.

2014 – Group C Media, Inc. celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Business Facilities LiveXchange in Myrtle Beach, SC.

2015 – Today’s Facility Manager changes its name to Facility Executive in recognition of the increased role that facility executives play in their organization.

2017 – The inaugural Facility Executive Live! is held in downtown Chicago.