We are Western Business Media Limited (WBM Ltd), formerly known as Western Business Exhibitions Ltd. We publish leading business-to-business titles across a wide variety of UK sectors as well as being the organisers of the prestigious Safety & Health Excellent Awards (SHE Awards).
Our respected brands provide an independent voice for the diverse markets we serve. Delivering business insight, comment and the latest news on product innovation, services and legislation through print, digital and event platforms.
Western Business Media Limited publish leading business-to-business titles across a wide variety of UK business sectors. Find out more about our journals below...
Health & Safety Matters is published 8 times a year. It provides comprehensive coverage of the latest innovations in the health and safety market as well as delivering independent news, views and comment from the safety industry.
HSM works closely with key sector stakeholders including the BSIF, HSE, British Safety Council, BOHS, RoSPA and IIRSM to ensure HSM readers have all the information they need on current issues in health and safety, as well as guidance on how to comply with changes in legislation.
Fire Safety Matters is an independent publication aimed at the largest collection of fire, security, facilities and risk management professionals in the UK.
Fire & Security Matters aims to educate fire, security and risk management professionals on legislation, best practice and recent developments across their sector. Each issue contains News, Prosecutions, products and services, legal advice and hard-hitting opinions, technical articles and case studies.
Launched in 2019, Facilities Matters provides the latest information and insight for facilities management professionals and is the official journal for The Facilities Event, which takes place every April at the NEC.
Facilities Matters provides extensive coverage of issues within the core 'pillars' of FM: Cleaning, Security, Catering, Property Services and IT & Support Services and boasts contributions from key industry stakeholders such as: The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, the British Institute of Cleaning Science and a host of respected cleaning & facilities experts.
Manufacturing Matters Ireland, formerly Industrial Plant & Equipment (IP&E) Ireland, is a quarterly magazine dedicated to helping readers achieve excellence in industrial efficiency.
Within each issue of MMI, eight easy-to-reference sections will detail the latest products and services, while a wide range of feature-length articles will focus on today’s hot topics – all esigned to help companies improve productivity, reduce downtime and achieve excellence in industrial efficiency.
Industrial Plant & Equipment is now in its 26th year and continues to bring its readers a comprehensive, forward-looking view of the industrial sector.
Every issue features a plethora of in-depth articles covering everything from the latest technological developments, to best practice advice and information on changes to legislation. You will also find previews of a wide range of exhibitions relevant to IP&E’s readership.
Launched in 2019, Security Matters is the sister title to FSM and is an independent publication aimed at the largest collection of security and risk management professionals in the UK.
Sent out with FSM to more than 40,000 named individuals through print, online and email platforms as well as being the official publication for The Security Event, International Security Expo and also distributed at Intersec Dubai, Security Matters offers unparalleled access to the security sector.
Cleaning matters is published bi-monthly and is targeted at individuals from across the cleaning industry including cleaning operatives and contractors, end users in manufacturing, the commercial arena and the public sector.
Cleaning matters presents the latest innovations and insight that can aid the task of cleaning, maintenance and hygiene, as well as delivering independent news, views and developments from within the market.
Handling & Storage solutions, published ten times a year, is a must read for professionals in warehousing and logistics.
Every issue includes eight product sections covering the latest market developments in the fields of Lift trucks & ancillaries, Warehouse storage, Distribution, Facilities management, Lifting & Moving, conveying, Warehouse IT and Health & Safety. Tightly sub-edited, these enable specifiers to quickly find out what they need to know without wasting time.
Published 8 times a year, each issue of controls, Drives & Automation covers the core products, services and applications in five easy-to-reference sections including: Internet of things, Power Transmission, Drives & Motors, Controls and Automation.
These sections will inform readers how the intelligent selection and application of industrial technology will give them a leading edge in manufacturing.
The Safety & Health Excellence (SHE) Awards attracts more than 550 guests from the safety, health, fire and security sectors and includes a sumptuous three course meal, table wine, drinks reception, live music, celebrity host and live entertainment.
WBM has considerable knowledge and experience within a variety of key industry sectors. In addition to producing our own leading media brands, we offer clients the opportunity to tap into our expertise by offering the following consultancy services:
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