Know more, decide rightMaking people more successful in their occupations and business – that is what the dfv media group regards as its central function. “People who read our media, attend our events and use the products we offer have a compass for their own success ready to hand”, says Klaus Kottmeier, chairman of the dfv supervisory board. “Because with us one can really get up close: to the people, topics and developments in one’s business sector. We offer genuine informational advantages and attractive advertising environments.”
Founded in 1946, dfv media group is one of the most successful business-to-business communication companies in Europe. Based in Germany, it has more than 950 employees and in 2018 achieved sales turnover of 143.8 million Euros. The dfv media group offers more than 100 specialist publications covering eleven important economic sectors. All of them are strong media brands, which supply modern specialist information across multiple channels: from printed periodicals and digital options such as newsletters, subscriptions sites and apps to dedicated industry events. The dfv portfolio is rounded off by roughly 400 specialist book titles that serve as practical guides as well as a large number of customized services, such as market research.
Quality pays off – for our readers and customers as well as for us as a company: in the annual ranking of the 150 specialist periodicals in Germany that generate the greatest advertising turnover, no other media company holds more titles than the dfv media group (source: HORIZONT Ranking, No. 19/2018). Three dfv publications – Lebensmittel Zeitung, TextilWirtschaft and HORIZONT – are listed among the “Top 5” of that ranking. Other publications from the dfv portfolio mentioned in the extended overview are AHGZ - Allgemeine Hotel- und Gastronomie-Zeitung (11th place), fvw, das Magazin für Touristik und Business Travel (13th place), and Immobilien Zeitung (25th place).