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Advanstar Announces Adele Hartwick as Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Controller

May 17, 2012

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Advanstar, one of the world’s largest producers of trade shows and events, has hired Adele Hartwick as Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Controller. Hartwick will lead the company’s day to day financial operations from Advanstar’s Duluth office, where it currently employs over 70 staff members that work in infrastructure operations. Hartwick, who is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the City of Duluth, will join Advanstar on June 1.

“As we continue to strengthen our operations, Advanstar is focused on hiring and retaining elite talent, and we are pleased to bring Adele Hartwick back to the company,” said Advanstar CEO Joe Loggia. “Hiring Adele to operate from our Duluth office is also a reaffirmation that Advanstar is committed to keeping quality jobs in the city of Duluth.”

Hartwick rejoins Advanstar after retiring from the company in 2007. In her previous role at Advanstar Hartwick managed over 100 people, provided leadership on strategic planning and budgeting, financial accounting and reporting including SEC compliance and all aspects of treasury operations.

About Advanstar:

Advanstar Communications Inc. (www.advanstar.com) is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. Advanstar serves business professionals and consumers in these industries with its portfolio of 141 events, 60 publications and directories, 233 electronic products and websites, as well as educational and direct marketing products and services. Market leading brands and a commitment to delivering innovative, quality products and services enables Advanstar to “Connect Our Customers With Theirs.” Advanstar has approximately 625 employees and currently operates from multiple offices in North America and Europe.

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