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NXT Events Media Group and Meister Media Worldwide Form Meister | NXT LLC

Joint venture to launch innovative new events for agriculture markets. First event, Growing Innovations, to debut in November 2018.

March 1, 2018 – NXT Events Media Group and Meister Media Worldwide have announced Meister | NXT LLC, a new joint venture dedicated to launching events in agricultural markets.

NXT Events Media Group is the events company led by industry veterans Britton Jones and Sharon Enright. In their extensive experience in the events industry, Jones and Enright combined have produced more than 100 award-winning, world-class events. They also have a strong track record of creating new events, having launched 15 successful new shows in their 18 years of working together.

In over 150 countries, Meister Media Worldwide is the leading business media and information company serving specialty agriculture markets around the world. With prominent brands in print, digital, events, business services, and data products, Meister Media has been the trusted partner for decades in empowering agriculture to feed a growing world.  

Meister | NXT will focus on producing conferences and trade shows to help the many diverse segments of agriculture realize the promise of new systems, technologies, and alliances to meet the challenges of ensuring safe, reliable, and abundant food for our expanding world. The first event of the Meister | NXT joint venture, Growing Innovations, will debut in November 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.
The joint venture is truly a combination of complementary strengths. “MMW is an ideal partner for NXT Events Media Group,” said Britton Jones, Chairman & CEO of NXT Events Media Group. “From the very beginning of NXT we only wanted to work on events that would have truly compelling content that convenes and engages industry leaders and help to drive business forward. We also wanted to work on events that will help to make the world a better place. With Meister Media’s decades of leadership and unsurpassed expertise in serving the needs of the worldwide agricultural markets, Growing Innovations promises to more than deliver on all of these measures.”

“Forming a joint venture with NXT was an easy decision due to their passion for the events industry and demonstrated record of success,” said Gary Fitzgerald, Chairman & CEO of Meister Media Worldwide. “Britton and Sharon share our commitment to truly serving strategic industry needs and creating events that provide unique experience and value. Together we are confident that Growing Innovations will further our company mission of empowering the business of global agriculture to grow a better world.”

About NXT Events Media Group

NXT Events Media Group, LLC is a boutique organization focused on serving industry needs to deliver experiences beyond expectations through face-to-face and media platforms. Born from a passion for creating inspired, uplifting events that more than serve market needs, NXT Events Media Group feeds the aspirations and imagination of industry leaders. Far from static, traditional exhibitions, NXT seeks to bring industries together with dynamic and avant-garde staging that elevates businesses to higher levels of interaction with new prospects and customer engagement. NXT Events Media Group curates true industry celebrations that market leaders seek because they are meaningful, fulfilling, productive, energizing and fun.

About Meister Media Worldwide

Meister Media Worldwide vision is to cultivate a sustainable world through the power of knowledge. It accomplishes this through industry leading brands with integrated print, digital and data product offerings, and a portfolio of in-person events with a singular focus: to further specialized agriculture globally. In addition, its custom business services division utilizes Meister Media’s wealth of market knowledge, combined with the latest technology, to develop strategic business services from concept planning through development and delivery. An industry leader, Meister Media’s mission is to be your trusted partner, empowering the business of global agriculture to grow a better world. With headquarters in Willoughby, Ohio, USA Meister Media Worldwide was founded in 1932 and operates out of offices throughout the United States and around the world. Contact us at