Ted Coene is the Co-Owner and President of Group C Media. Mr. Coene’s responsibilities include overseeing all financial responsibilities of Group C Media including the business development of the company, acquisitions, and overall P&L and balance sheet responsibility plus the event division which includes the Business Facilities LiveXchange franchise, and Continuity Insights Management Conference. Mr. Coene’s acquisitions of LawnSite, PlowSite, Turf and Continuity Insights were instrumental in restoring Group C Media to record profits. (Lawnsite and Plowsite were subsequently sold). Mr. Coene is also the founder of the events division, selling that founding property, The TFM Show, to one of the largest event producers, Hanley Wood and subsequently launching Group C Media’s hosted-buyer events including Business Facilities LiveXchange and Business Facilities LiveXchange Fall Forum. Business Facilities LiveXchange, which focuses on corporate relocation and site selection, was honored by Expo magazine as the best new non-traditional launch of 2005.
He is a member of numerous associations including the Society of Independent Show Organizers, SIIA Media, International Economic Development Council, and the International Association of Exhibitions and Events.
Mr. Coene received a B.A. from Wake Forest University and attended Business School at Monmouth University.
He lives in New Jersey with his wife Kimberley and their children Robert, Thomas, and Carolyn. He enjoys reading, tennis, golf and traveling.