This company isn't exactly long-winded. Briefings Media Group publishes business-to-business magazines, marketing database directories, Web sites, e-mail newsletters, and training materials. Magazine titles include Compliance Magazine and Human Capital, while newsletters include The Organized Executive and Communication Briefings. Its database directories cover markets such as apparel and hospitality. Briefings Media Group also plans and hosts trade shows and conferences. The company was founded in 1985 by Alan Douglas. It expanded significantly in 2005 when it acquired Briefings Publishing Group, a publisher of content aimed at improving workplace and managerial performance, from Wicks Business Information.