Summit Business Media Launches

New York, NY, July 15, 2013 – Summit Business Media today announced the launch of, a major evolution of three-year-old, the leading news and information website in the investment advisory industry, that includes a new name, a new site design and a sharpened focus on meeting the needs of advisors. goes beyond news and information to provide advisors with access to unique resources that support their professional development at every stage of their careers. will continue to provide advisors with trusted news, analysis and industry information, vendor resources and best practices as well as continuing education and access to professional reference publications. features a new, simplified layout, optimized for readability and multi-device support, including smartphones and tablets.

At the same time, engages users with new interactive resources, including live events, virtual tradeshows and webcasts, as well as features like The Academy, an interactive knowledge center used by advisors to drive their businesses and grow in their careers. Optional site membership will ensure that members will be the first to preview new community features, and have the ability to manage how they receive information based on their personal preferences.

According to Jamie Green, Editorial Director, “ is more than just a new name. Advisors are busy, but they’re also very thoughtful people. goes beyond a news focus to a complete professional development and thought leadership destination, with tools and resources to help them succeed in running their businesses and serving their clients.”

Matt Weiner, Group Publisher, added, “An enhanced focus on user engagement and membership will allow us to better serve both our readers and marketers. By focusing content in four primary subject-matter channels – The Portfolio, Wealth, Retirement, and The Practice – offers new opportunities for sponsors to own a larger share of advisors’ workflows, spanning traditional and high-impact web advertising to content syndication, custom programs and lead generation.”

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About Summit Business Media

Summit Business Media supports the growth and vitality of the insurance, financial services and legal communities by arming professionals with the knowledge and education they need to succeed at every stage of their careers. We provide face-to-face and digital events, websites, mobile sites and apps, online information services, and magazines giving professionals multi-platform access to our critical resources, including Professional Development; Education & Certification; Prospecting & Data Tools; Industry News & Analysis; Reference Tools and Services; and Community Networking Opportunities.

Using all of our resources across each community we serve, we deliver measurable ROI for our sponsors through a range of turnkey services, including Research, Content Development, Integrated Media, Creative & Design, and Lead Generation.

About (formerly supports the professional growth and vitality of the Investment Advisory community, from RIAs and wealth managers of all kinds, to independent broker-dealer and wirehouse representatives. We provide unparalleled access to the knowledge, information and critical resources they need to succeed at every stage in their careers, including professional development, education and certification, industry news and analysis, reference tools and services, and community networking opportunities.

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