Directions Magazine India to focus on the high growth geospatial marketplace in the Indian subcontinent
Directions Magazine, a leading geospatial news portal and online publication with readership from across the globe, has launched Directions Magazine India to further capitalize on the growing need for localization of content in the emerging markets.
Directions Magazine India, a fully owned subsidiary of Directions Magazine, will focus on the use of geospatial technologies for developmental activities by government and industry. Maneesh Prasad, a geospatial technology professional with nearly two decades of presence in media and industry, will be joining the Directions Magazine editorial staff. Prasad will serve as executive editor and will work closely with the Directions Magazine team in the United States.
Joe Francica, editor in chief, shared his views about the opportunities in this emerging market. "We feel that there are outstanding opportunities to support the growth and development of the geospatial technology marketplace in India with our more than 13 years of publishing experience and our worldwide reputation for the most comprehensive educational webinars and insights through editorials, podcasts and other Internet media."
Directions Magazine India is being launched today as a separate portal, which provides a platform for the people of India to share and discuss the local opportunities and challenges, while keeping abreast with the international development. It will publish a fortnightly news magazine for its readers, which will include news, articles and interviews with professionals from government and industry.
About Directions Media
Directions Media was founded in 1998 and published the first online magazine covering geospatial technology. Today Directions Media maintains several online publications and references including Directions Magazine, the All Points Blog and GeoSpatial Webinars. It is the leading source of information, news and commentary in the fields of geospatial and location-based technologies. Directions Media has offices in Huntsville, Alabama and Glencoe, Illinois. More information can be found at www.DirectionsMedia.net.