Starting with the Labelexpo brand which was launched in 1989, Tarsus increased its interests in the Americas by acquiring OFFPRICE in 1999 with additional acquisitions of TSNN in 2000 and its initial preventative Medical business in 2006. Tarsus further expanded its preventative medicine portfolio to include CMHC and SBS in 2014 and PAINWeek in 2015. The Connect business travel and meetings event portfolio was acquired in 2016. A joint venture partnership with, and eventual acquisition of, EJ Krause de Mexico in 2013 opened up the Mexican market and gave access to the lucrative industrial and manufacturing sector via the Expomanufactura and Plastimagen events.
THE UNITED STATES
The United States remains the world’s biggest single market for exhibitions where few sectors are not represented. Overall the market continues to show impressive growth and exposure to this dynamic geography is a must for any serious exhibition operator.
Tarsus has been active in the US exhibition and publishing field since 1998. Starting with the Labelexpo brand, Tarsus bought OFFPRICE in 1999, before acquiring TSNN in 2000 followed by its core medical business in 2006. In 2016 the Group acquired Connect Meetings which serves the business travel and meetings sector through events and an integrated media offering.