Mark Bridger Promoted to Publisher of Maximum Capacity Media

Guy Ramsey, president of Maximum Capacity Media, announces the promotion of Mark Bridger to publisher. Bridger joined Crane Hot Line, Lift and Access, and Industrial Lift and Hoist magazines in 2009 as the director of business development. In this position he was instrumental in launching the company’s first conference and tradeshow.

“Mark Bridger has been responsible for many of our revenue initiatives and has provided strategic direction in helping us grow our business. I am pleased to have him continuing in this capacity for an exciting 2011 and beyond,” said Guy Ramsey. Bridger will report directly to Ramsey.

Bridger has more than 20 years of experience working in business-to-business media for magazines such as Cranes Today, Hoist, and Overhead Cranes & Hoist, which he co-founded with Richard Howes, who is currently associate publisher and editor of ILH. He has extensive experience directing tradeshows and conferences.

In 2011, Maximum Capacity Media will host a number of new events, including:

Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) in conjunction with ConExpo/Con-Agg in Las Vegas, Nev.

Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (ICHC) co-located with ProMat 2011 in Chicago, Ill.

• CRC and ICHC with Reach Expo

July 19-20, 2011 in Houston, Texas

Lift and Access Showcase & Expo 
Oct. 18-20, 2011 in Phoenix, Ariz.