Tom Florio

Tom Florio

Outgoing Chief Executive, Advanstar Fashion Group

He pioneered multi-media channels at Condé Nast and now leads one of the world’s largest portfolio of fashion trade shows, Magic.

United States Executives 2013 BoF 500 2013 2014 BoF 500 2014



The former senior vice president publishing director of American Vogue is the outgoing chief executive of Advanstar, the business-to-business media company. Advanstar publishes over 50 trade magazines, on a broad range of subjects including motoring and medicine. Florio was brought on board to oversee the company’s increasing presence in consumer-facing publishing.

Under Florio’s supervision Advanstar launched, marketed as ‘Fashion’s largest business network,’ which provides digital access to showrooms and producers with ecommerce functionality. Florio’s responsibilities also include overseeing Magic, the United States’ largest apparel trade show, held twice annually in Las Vegas. Magic shows 7000 brands, and an estimated $600 million dollars of business is completed during its three day duration.


  • Advanstar Fashion Group
    Advanstar Fashion Group

    Chief Executive 2012 - Present, United States

  • IMG

    2010 - 2011

  • Condé Nast
    Condé Nast

    1985 - 2010

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