Tom Florio

Tom Florio

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.

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The former senior vice president publishing director of American Vogue is now 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.


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