SIMA to Publish Snow Business® in 2017; Turf® to focus on snow and ice with PLOW, a supplement publication

Nov 18, 2016 – Starting in 2017, the publishing agreement with Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) and Grand View Media to publish Snow Business® magazine will expire. As such, SIMA will take over all publishing of Snow Business® magazine and will serve an audience of 30,000 snow and ice management professionals. Likewise, Turf® magazine announces PLOW, a supplement complementing the parent publication’s business coverage of the lawn and landscape industry, serving 30,000 snow and ice management professionals who receive Turf® magazine.

All inquiries regarding advertising and marketing opportunities in Snow Business® magazine should be directed to the new publisher of Snow Business®, Leslie Boomer at or via phone at 262-236-9970. All inquiries regarding advertising and marketing opportunities in PLOW, a supplement to Turf®, should be directed to Jason DeSarle at or via phone at 440-476-3689.

SIMA, a 2,000 company-member organization, is a non-profit trade association with a focus on training, events, and best practices for the snow and ice management industry.  SIMA will continue to provide all editorial content for Snow Business®.  Grand View Media, a publisher and data services company serving five sectors in business-to-business and consumer markets, serves professionals in the lawn, landscape, design/build and snow industries via a network of brands including Turf, Turf Design Build, PlowSite and LawnSite.

About Grand View Media
Grand View Media serves industries from horticulture to hunting to health care, publishing content and providing client services for business-to-business and consumer markets. Whether via magazines, custom publications, digital communities, websites or proprietary lead generation tools, Grand View Media presents clients with custom solutions. Specializing in the green, outdoors, industrial and health care industries, almost 30 brands combine for collaborative, comprehensive solutions for clients worldwide. Grand View Media is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EBSCO Industries, a multibillion-dollar international conglomerate based in Birmingham, Alabama. One of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., EBSCO Industries is No. 1 in the world for many media and data services and comprises more than 40 diverse business units.

About the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA)

Founded in 1996, the Snow & Ice Management Association is the North American trade association for professionals involved with the snow and ice industry, including snow plowing as well as commercial and residential snow removal for shopping centers, sporting complexes, apartment buildings, offices, schools and universities, hospitals and other necessary facilities in your community.

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Grand View Media
Mary Beth Shaddix, Chief Marketing Officer

Leslie Boomer, Publisher, Snow Business®