Informa plc is a British multinational publishing, business intelligence, and exhibitions group. Headquartered in London, it is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
It has offices in 43 countries and around 11,000 employees. Informa owns numerous brands including CRC Press, Fan Expo, Institute for International Research, Lloyd's List (London Press Lloyd), Penton, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, and UBM.
Informa itself was created in 1998 by the merger of IBC Group plc and LLP Group plc.
Informa organises over 500 large-scale branded and transaction-oriented events in 15 specialist markets. These are typically not-to-be-missed annual events where buyers and sellers build relationships, see and show products and do business.
Informa also provide year-round online platforms where companies showcase their businesses and products and buyers conduct research, generating valuable leads, and it provides data and digital content that supports the flow of knowledge and transactions in markets.
According to informamarkets.com