Advanstar: When in doubt, diversify

Not that it’s very useful. Yesmail is still just as Yesmail as before.

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Spam contents:

Dear Industry Professional,

Because of your involvement in fields allied to Advanstar Communications Inc and certain of its business partners, you have been receiving targeted information regarding special offers on products and services that may be valuable to your business.

Please note that the email address you have been receiving these emails from will be changing. To ensure that you continue to receive these valuable messages in your inbox, please add our new email address to your address book.  For instructions on adding us to your email account,please click here.

You can choose to opt out of these messages right now (see information below) but we’re hoping you won’t. During Advanstar’s 70+ years in business, we have connected thousands of companies offering products and services relevant to business professionals’ day-to-day work.

Advanstar Communications is a leading B2B publishing, tradeshow and conference company serving professionals and consumers in the fashion, pharmaceutical, healthcare, dental, veterinary, motorcycle and automotive industries. To learn more about our company, please visit us at

To protect your privacy while you receive these messages, we assure you that your email address remains in the physical possession of an authorized Advanstar fulfillment center and is not released to any of the business partners whose messages you are receiving. Each offer sent to you will include the opportunity to opt-out from receiving future correspondence. Additionally, every message you receive will be preceded by the name of the company offering the product, so that will see the source before opening the message.

If you do not wish to receive these offers, please click here to unsubscribe.

PS: We are confident these offerings will be useful to you. However, if you have questions or wish to speak to someone about this message, please call (toll free) 866-529-2922 at any time, or fax us at 218-740-6417. Outside the U.S., please phone 218-740-6395. Contact us by mail at Advanstar Communications Inc., Attn: Customer Service, 131 West First St., Duluth, MN 55802-2065, USA.

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