Mark Allen, 72, founded this group with two journals in 1985. It now owns more than 65 publications, runs over 200 events a year and offers data management and marketing services. In 2015 it acquired Airports Publishing Network, whose titles circulate in 200 countries. Chief executive Ben Allen, 42, oversaw exports of £3.1m last year.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank46
CompanyMark Allen Group
ActivityPublisher and events organiser
LocationSoutheast London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa72.80%
International sales £000s3,134
Total sales £000s31,843
Staff282
Founded1985
Websitewww.markallengroup.com

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