SmithBucklin-Owned Companies


Our acquisition strategy is to find companies that extend, enhance, or complement SmithBucklin’s value and service to its client organizations. When considering an acquisition, our top priority is that the candidate company shares our core values and is comprised of people of great talent and character.


Courtesy Associates

Courtesy Associates is a recognized leader in logistics management. The company’s core services are the planning and execution of conferences and events, trade shows, special events, public awareness and educational activities across industry sectors including nonprofits, corporations, technical and medical societies, trade associations, academia and government. Whether engaged for one or all of its service offerings, Courtesy Associates leverages its deep experience and best practices in collaboration with its clients to create success and build trusted partnerships. Learn More


The France Foundation

The France Foundation is an award-winning accredited medical education company that specializes in providing learners with curriculum-based educational interactions, in a variety of formats, to improve their performance as healthcare providers. The France Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) with Commendation status. It is also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Learn More


Information, Inc.

Information, Inc. is considered the premier content provider of industry intelligence for associations, corporations and government agencies. For the past 35 years, Information, Inc. has specialized in providing custom-published, industry-specific news summaries that association stakeholders can rely on to stay on top of news and developing trends in their industries and professions. Learn More



Inventures helps innovative leaders develop, launch, manage and grow industry alliances and consortiums. These alliances help their stakeholders collaborate, accelerate innovation and develop thriving ecosystems to realize commercial opportunities that touch people’s lives around the world. Inventures’ experienced professionals deliver maximum benefits by leveraging unparalleled skills, expertise and best practices, as well as the industry’s most comprehensive resource base. Learn More



SDI is a leader in incentive travel, strategic meetings and special events. Since 1992, it has delivered industry-leading performance and planning solutions that illuminate, inspire and engage its clients. With a reputation for highly personalized service, SDI’s team leverages its long-standing client and supplier relationships to provide global capabilities, customized incentive travel opportunities and unique event experiences. Learn More


Tech Image

Tech Image is a national, award-winning digital PR agency that uses the latest strategies and technologies to help clients tell their stories more efficiently and effectively. The company utilizes its expertise and knowledge in digital PR best practices to accelerate its client’s success. Learn More


The Townsend Group

The Townsend Group is a leading advertising, exhibit and sponsorship sales and management organization for associations. Its clients receive the benefits of successful long-term relationships with advertisers, exhibitors and sponsors, as well as opportunities to strategically generate additional leads and direct sales to support continued non-dues revenue growth. The company offers a broad range of services including print and online advertising, exhibition and sponsorship sales, and strategic planning in publishing and media transformation. Learn More