About Us

Launched in 1999 Comms Business is the leading media brand covering the UK’s Convergence Channel.  With a high quality market leading monthly business magazine, this ground breaking website and our hugely popular weekly e-newsletter we truly offer the best coverage of our market sector and the highest return on investment for our clients.

Our data base is the life blood of our business and as such experiences significant and consistent levels of investment to ensure it remains the most comprehensive in the UK.  Whilst the magazine has the highest audited circulation in the market place (for full details click here) all of our products are considered best of breed and it is through our media portfolio that many UK Comms and IT businesses have built their network of Channel Partners.

Swink Media

Published by Swink Media, a strategic business unit (SBU) of Miles Publishing Limited, Comms Business has been successful because we are enthusiastic, professional, and passionately determined to publish the very best products for our readers, advertisers and business partners. If you succeed, we succeed, it’s that simple.

Based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent the privately owned business employs highly experienced and motivated staff who truly go the extra mile for our clients. We lead and don’t follow having introduced many new and innovative products and services for the first time in our sector.

Swink Events

Swink Events (SBU) is responsible for organising The Convergence Summit events (North & South), The Comms Business Awards, The Channel Cloud Xchange Road Show and The Comms Business Golf Society events.  All of these events are highly valued and well supported by the industry.  For more information visit our Events page by clicking here.

 

Miles Bossom
CEO

With 20 years experience in business to business publishing, Miles launched the title in 1999 and has engineered its success. In September 2002 Miles Publishing Limited was formed and acquired Comms Business in a management buyout giving its Publisher more control over the title, its associated events and its long term future.

Paul Johnson
Managing Director

Paul’s experience in publishing and events spans nearly 20 years gained across many industry sectors. With experience as a director within a full service marketing agency and having launched the UK’s leading engineering website, Paul brings a great deal of understanding of our clients’ marketing requirements.

Mat Swift
Sales Director

Having worked from the grass roots upwards in a publishing career that spans 23 years, a variety of media and a number of different markets, Mat brings with him experience, natural enthusiasm and dedication to the fulfilment of our customers’ business needs.

Craig Howell
Area Sales Manager

Before carving out a career in sales Craig was enjoying life as a professional golfer, the office is getting a bit nervous about the next Comms Business Golf day!

 

Ian Hunter
Editor

With 35 years under his belt in communications & IT, Ian brings his channel experience from BT, France Telecom and Avaya fully to bear in our editorial content and events. He has held two PLC main board directorships and is passionate about new technology, products and applications. All of this results in an intuitive feel for how the channel can exploit new innovations to improve the productivity and efficiency of their customers in order to achieve that vital competitive advantage.

Liz Rogers
Marketing Manager

With over 10 years experience in an array of marketing roles in a number of different markets, more recently within the telecoms sector, Liz has a wealth of experience in all aspects of the marketing mix.

David Dungay
Reporter

David joins us from a role which saw him editing a publication in the financial services industry. He brings a great amount of experience and enthusiasm which will see us add a huge amount of content for our readers both in print and online.

James Nicholls
Graphic Designer

James is a designer with over 6 years experience across a range of industries who not only designs our magazines and our associated brand material but also offers a professional and competitive design service to our clients.

Gillian Jordan
Office Manager

Prior to joining Miles Publishing, Gillian worked in the financial services industry. Her role is to run the administration side of the business including accounts, production control and sales support. Gillian is often the voice at the end of the line when you call the office.

Jo Pring
Office Assistant

Jo’s role is varied as she assists all of us in a number of roles. In doing so she is learning a wide range of skills within the company including marketing and accounts. Jo has had previous experience working within the media environment, having completed work experience with NME Magazine & IPC Media.