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RX acquires 3rd Street Group Ltd, owner of Big Data LDN exhibition

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The Big Data LDN conference in London hosts leading data and analytics experts and suppliers. Photo: Big Data LDN

Trade fair organiser RX has announced the acquisition of 3rd Street Group Ltd, owner and organiser of Big Data LDN. As one of the UK’s largest data and analytics conferences and exhibitions, Big Data LDN „is a perfect fit for our portfolio“, RX CEO Hugh Jones commented.

According to a press release, the event brings together the data and analytics community in a unique exhibition format for the sector, including an end user-led conference programme. The event is scheduled to take place in September this year at Olympia London exhibition centre.

Big Data LDN will join the RX (formerly Reed Exhibitions) portfolio in the UK, with founder Bill Hammond remaining as its event director.

Announcing the acquisition, RX’s Hugh Jones said: „Despite the impact that the pandemic has had on the events industry, we continue our longstanding tradition of acquiring key events in growth sectors and markets.“

Bill Hammond, founder of 3rd Street Group Ltd, said: „The global big data and business analytics sector continues to grow in the UK. Joining RX will enable us to build the event exponentially with support from RX’s suite of technology platforms, global network and operations expertise.“