WebMediaBrands Corp. a U.S.-based corporation, established in 1971, headquartered in New York, is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to media and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities and trade shows.
WebMediaBrands, Inc. in one form another goes back to 1971 when Alan M. Meckler started his original publishing business called Microform Review, Inc. in Weston, Connecticut. Microform Review, Inc. was created to review microfiche and microfilm collections for research libraries. The key product for reviews was a print journal called Microform Review, originally published quarterly and then bi-monthly. From 1971 to 1979 Microform Review, Inc. expanded its coverage of microforms including publishing Microforms in Print, Microform Marketplace and a series of monographs to help research librarians manage microform collections. In addition Meckler started a trade show called The Library Microform Conference. This conference was first held in New York City at the Biltmore Hotel and then was held annually in a variety of cities around the United States until it ceased being run in 1979....
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