Bauer Media’s Crime Monthly magazine is today announced as a media partner for CrimeConUK.
Following its success in the US, the World’s No.1 True Crime Event is coming to London for the first time.
On the weekend of 12 and 13th June 2021 CrimeConUK will bring together newsmakers, experts, podcasters and law enforcement professionals to meet with true crime enthusiasts. Visitors will be able to delve deeper into cases, examine evidence and hear real life stories from survivors and victims’ families as well as meeting the real-life heroes and a chance to learn more from the investigating teams.
Launched in 2019, Crime Monthly is a magazine dedicated to true crime. Each issue includes in-depth features on the biggest investigations, cold-cases re-examined, serial killer profiles, interviews with leading experts, and an essential true-crime entertainment guide for the month ahead.
Crime Monthly is the exclusive UK magazine partner to the inaugural CrimeConUK and will feature information and interviews with key speakers in the lead up to the event.
As part of the partnership, the title will host a branded stand at the event where the Crime Monthly team will be giving away goodie bags and selling magazine subscriptions. Editorial staff will also take part in some of the panel discussions.
Crime Monthly readers will receive a 10% discount off the ticket price by visiting www.crimecon.co.uk and quoting CRIMEMONTHLY.
Commenting on the partnership, Crime Monthly Editor, Julia Davis said: “We are very excited to be teaming up with CrimeCon in its inaugural year in the UK and are looking forward to meeting our readers and enjoying all the amazing events has to offer.”
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About Crime Monthly:
Crime Monthly, published by Bauer Media Group, is a magazine dedicated to true crime. There are in-depth features on the biggest investigations, cold cases re-examined, serial killer profiles, interviews with leading experts, and so much more. Plus, there is an essential true crime entertainment guide for the month ahead.
About Bauer Media:
Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.
CrimeCon UK is owned and run by Exhibit A Events Ltd, a newly formed joint entity established by Kevin Balfe of Red Seat Ventures and Michael Dynan of The Assembly. Red Seat Ventures are a US company, founders of CrimeCon and leaders in building and operating direct-to-fan live and digital businesses.
The Assembly are a UK based specialist in events, both physical and virtual and are formed to help partners from the UK and abroad in bringing overseas events or creating their IP into successful event formats.
Exhibit A will explore more opportunities within the true crime genre and also within the wider events sector.
The first CrimeCon launched in Nashville in 2017 to a room of just a few hundred true crime enthusiasts and in four years has grown several times larger, now hosting audiences in excess of 5000 people with an online community of over 300,000 people. 50,000 people watched the recent virtual event and even a cruise was scheduled for this October (now moved back to next year). The CrimeCon brand also hosts ‘crowd solve’ events where a few hundred of the most hardcore investigative fans get together and are allowed to examine evidence from cold cases to try and piece the clues together to give the law enforcement officers new leads in an otherwise cold case.
CrimeCon has always helped support the families, victims, survivors, and associated charities of crime. No-one is ever featured, no case talked about without the families of any survivors or victims being consulted and approving. It is often a place where families can keep their story in the public eye and can keep media attention drawn to their plight.