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What We Do

To grow, do business, make breakthroughs and take better informed decisions, specialists need the support of other specialists.

Informa’s leading brands and expert teams operate events and exhibitions, deliver intelligence-based products and data-driven services, convene communities in person and digitally and provide access to cutting-edge research for specialist customer communities worldwide.

Each of our five operating divisions has a distinct focus. Learn more about the brands, products and services provided by our divisions below, and see our organisational structure and the guiding principles that underpin our business.

  • Informa Intelligence
  • Informa Markets
  • Informa Connect
  • Informa Tech
  • Taylor & Francis

 every specialist market, business and commercial decisions are founded on trusted data, expert intelligence, research and knowing the market deeply.

Informa Intelligence provides specialist digital information and data products, consultancy and research services to over 25,000 businesses worldwide, helping companies make better informed decisions, spot opportunities and gain competitive edge.

We continually invest in our products and data, and in technology and platforms to ensure the depth, quality and relevance of our brands and maximise how they are delivered and used by customers.

300 years
of Lloyds List Intelligence maritime data
clinical trial data sources
assets tracked
2018 revenue
analysts & Editors

Specialist Informa Intelligence Brands and Markets

Informa Intelligence operates in five specialist customer markets, with over 100 product brands that serve particular expert communities in each area, including

  • In Pharma, our Citeline brand is one of the world’s top sources for clinical trial data
  • In Finance, we serve the consumer retail banking community with brands such as eBenchmarkers and Icon, and fund managers through EPFR
  • In Transportation, we provide trusted global shipping data to the maritime industry through Lloyds’ List
  • In Agribusiness, our Fertecon experts serve the global fertilizer industry
  • In Infrastructure, EquipmentWatch is the trusted source for heavy equipment data and intelligence for the construction industry

Barbour ABI

Infoma Intelligence Products and Services

Informa Intelligence has over 100 specialist brands that provide timely and trusted insight, analysis, intelligence and real-time data, as well as bespoke solutions including consultancy and research services.

Our products increasingly focus on delivering predictive and actionable intelligence, and for many brands we provide application programming interfaces, or APIs that can be directly integrated into customers’ systems and workflows.


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In every market and industry, business opportunity and success comes from attracting and engaging with customers, generating leads, showcasing products and researching and discovering the latest solutions.

Informa Markets creates platforms for specialist markets to connect, trade, innovate and grow.

We operate over 500 major, branded exhibitions where buyers and sellers working in a specialist market can meet face to face, see and show products, conduct business and build relationships. We also provide a range of digital solutions based on data and expert content that connect and engage businesses year-round.

largest market
4.2m sq m
of exhibition space provided
people attend our events
products listed on MarkitMakr platform
world’s leading exhibition organiser
30 years
CPhI brand established
trade buyers at CBME China show

Specialist Informa Markets Brands and Markets

Informa Markets operates hundreds of major brands in dozens of specialist markets, worldwide, including:

  • In Healthcare & Pharma, Arab Health and FIME
  • In Health & Nutrition, Natural Products Expo West, CPhI Worldwide, Supplyside West and Vitafoods
  • In Beauty & Aesthetics, China Beauty Expo
  • In Aviation, Aviation Week, Routes and CAPA
  • In Infrastructure, Construction and Real Estate, World of Concrete and Cityscape Global
  • In Fashion, MAGIC

Informa Markets Products and Services

Large scale branded and annual exhibitions are at the heart of Informa Markets. These are typically not-to-be-missed dates in the diary for a specialist industry, and major exhibitions attract buyers and sellers from all over the world.

We work with a range of partners to deliver events, from trade associations to venue owners, suppliers of stand services and hotels and beyond.

Informa Markets also delivers digital solutions and specialist content delivered to these communities year-round, including through the MarkitMakr platform that showcases exhibitor products and company profiles online.

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Fear of missing out is not just a phenomenon driven by social media. Professionals in every specialist market have a need to meet, learn, network and be seen at their community’s most important events.

Informa Connect aims to provide expert content you cannot Google, and access to specialist networks and communities, through major branded annual events and specialist digital communities and content services.

We continually develop our event brands to ensure they deliver outstanding experiences and a quantifiable return to attendees, sponsors and speakers, and invest in the digital platforms and services that allow specialist customer communities to connect, learn more and do more year round. 
Learn more about what we do on our website.

partnering meetings held at Bio-Europe 2018
20+ years
SuperReturn brand established over 20 years ago
decision makers attend FundForum International
attendees from 90+ countries at Greenbuild 2018

Specialist Brands and Markets

Informa Connect operates content-driven events, communities and services in Life Sciences and Finance, and in a number of other specialist sectors.

Many are renowned as the leading brands for their markets, including BIO-Europe, Biotech Showcase and TIDES in Life Sciences; SuperReturn, FundForum and Inside ETFs in Finance; TMRE in Marketing and Market Research and CMA Shipping in Martime.

Informa Connect Products and Services

We run around 800 events each year in over 60 countries, with 30 event brands of a scale that generates over £1m in revenue.

Our events are based on cutting-edge content, compelling programmes with internationally-recognised speakers, and many offer highly structured opportunities for networking, enabled by technology.

Informa Connect also provides digital content platforms and marketing services, often closely connected to our event brands, that create year-round connection, learning and engagement opportunities, and runs training and professional development programmes tied to our key communities.


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Informa Tech aims to inspire the global technology community to design, build and run a better digital world through providing research, media, training and events that inform, educate and connect businesses and professionals working in technology.

The division houses all of Informa's brands and businesses that deliver services to specialist technology communities worldwide.

subscribers to our research
B2B Brands
monthly readers
students on our training programmes
group revenue
subject experts

Specialist Informa Tech Brands and Markets

Informa Tech operates deeply in a range of specialist subject matter areas and communities, including in the markets for Communications Technology, Enterprise IT, Emerging Technologies such as artificial intelligence and connected devices, Critical Communications, Security and Marketing Technologies.

Our brands include major annual events and event series such as 5G World, Black Hat, AfricaCom, London Tech Week, GDC and AI Summit, research and intelligence services from Ovum, Tractica and Heavy Reading, and media such as Wards Auto, Information Week, Light Reading and

Informa Tech Products and Services

Informa Tech provides expert research, intelligence and consultancy services through brands including Ovum, Tractica and Heavy Reading, operates major annual branded events and technology festivals, provides high quality and trusted content-based communities and operates training programmes through the Telecoms & Tech Academy. 

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High quality, cutting edge and peer reviewed research is what scientific discoveries, commercial research and development and future scholarship are based on.

Informa’s Taylor & Francis business commissions, curates, produces and publishes scholarly research and reference-led content in specialist subject areas, advancing research and enabling knowledge to be discovered and shared.

We invest in technology that makes current and historical content discoverable and usable, oversee the submission, independent review and production process for research content, maintain and promote scholarly brands and work closely with authors, editors and researchers from all over the world to support their work.

North America
our largest market
content platforms annually
book titles published
5 seconds
T&F book sold every 5 seconds
journals published
dedicated open access journals offered
publishing partnerships
200 years
content from 200 years ago still read and cited

Specialist Taylor & Francis Brands and Categories

Taylor & Francis operates through highly regarded imprints including Routledge, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Cogent OA and Dove.

Our content spans a range of specialist subject categories with particular strengths in Humanities & Social Sciences, including areas such as Archaeology, Psychology and Education, and in the Biomedical, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering fields.

Scholarly Research Products and Services

Taylor & Francis publishes 145,000 book titles in print and ebook formats, with over 7,000 new book titles published each year.

We also publish 2,700 digital journals, from which 150m articles were downloaded in 2018.

Taylor & Francis provides additional services to researchers, authors and editors, and partners with societies and institutions on research publication.


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