Founded in 2008 by a team led by chief executive Andy Center, 56, CloserStill produces trade shows for the health and technology sectors. International sales reached £9m last year, helped by events such as Cloud Expo Asia, a cloud computing event in Singapore. In 2015, private-equity firm Inflexion bought a minority stake for an undisclosed sum. This helped fund the acquisition in January of French company iLearning Forum, which organises one of Europe’s largest elearning conferences.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank100
CompanyCloserStill
ActivityExhibition organiser
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa41.56%
International sales £000s*8,998
Total sales £000s*36,500
Staff178
Founded2008
Websitewww.closerstillmedia.com

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