LUXURY MEDIA FOR ENGAGED COMMUNITIES

ABOUT

We believe commerce can be maximized in luxury businesses by creating and sharing content that adds value to online and offline business networks. Esteem Media is home to leading national and local media brands in the luxury home design, fine wine, and content marketing education; focused on connecting professionals and consumers around their passions and businesses.

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Design Bloggers Conference, Garden Bloggers Conference, Home Design Digital Marketing Summit, WineZag, New England Home, Wine & Design Italy and the Multifamily Social Media Marketing Summit leverage events, print media, social media, blogs, luxury travel experiences, and digital marketing…but overall, community connection as the catalyst for their constituents’ commercial success.

The company is focused on acquiring, launching, investing in, and expanding media properties in local and global luxury markets that rely on connected communities of trade professionals and enthusiastic luxury consumers. Esteem Media takes leadership roles in community building by creating commercial, educational, and professional content and networking opportunities using flexible media and event formats. All of our media initiatives prioritize helping luxury business professionals navigate the shifting traditional-to-digital media landscape.

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Atlanta Homes and Lifestyle

ATLANTA HOMES AND LIFESTYLES

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Atlanta Homes and Lifestyle
ATLANTA HOMES AND LIFESTYLES

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Published since 1983, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles is the city’s only monthly home and garden magazine. Dedicated to showcasing the best in design for this city, the publication also serves as a definitive guide to cultivating Atlanta style, offering unmatched entrée into the area’s most inspiring residences. A longtime champion of the Atlanta design community, AH&L’s coverage of local design professionals, premier shops and showrooms, decorative and fine arts, restaurants and cultural events is second to none. Please visit atlantahomesmag.com for more inspiration.

For advertising information, including media kit rate card and editorial calendar, contact publisher Gina Christman at 404-965-4414 or gchristman@esteemmedia.com. For editorial inquiries, please contact Editor in Chief Elizabeth Ralls via eralls@esteemmedia.com.

NEW ENGLAND HOME

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NEW ENGLAND HOME

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Esteem Media manages the award winning New England Home brand, a multimedia design showcase geared towards the unique architecture and custom building that define New England luxury homes. The brand produces three magazines, website, e-newsletter, social media content, two signature industry events, and five annual design-trade networking events. The brand has become a trusted resource for consumers seeking insight into the design space or inspiration for the design of their first and second homes, and for the broader New England interior design/architecture/builder/luxury home products retail community to connect through.

WINEZAG

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WINEZAG

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From experiment to award winning blog, WineZag is a consumer online destination for stories on practical wine enthusiasm.  The digital brand’s content creation and marketing is performed by Esteem Media’s founder, Adam Japko, and remains a learning platform in his lifetime pursuit of fine wine knowledge. Even more, it has proven that powerful results are available to any brand choosing to create and share authentic quality content around the web.  For readers, WineZag is simply a fun place to plug into special wine experiences.  For Esteem Media, the blog demonstrated transformational capabilities for supercharging business and personal networks by leveraging the social operating system.

DESIGN AND WINE ITALY TOUR

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DESIGN AND WINE ITALY TOUR

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The joys of connecting the pleasures and education of wine and design for like minded professionals and enthusiasts are foundations for Esteem Media’s Design and Wine Italy 2017; a luxury design and wine travel experience from April 30-May 6, 2017. Design & Wine Italy 2017 features one week of dazzling design, architecture, gardens, wine, food, lakes, villas, and cultural immersion including free time to shop, explore Milan’s design district just steps from your hotel, discover the charming Langhe town of Alba for shopping, restaurants, truffles, and other local points of interest on your own.  The tour is organized as part of Esteem Media’s global design and wine immersion travel program for home design and wine trade professionals, enthusiasts, bloggers, and journalists.

DESIGN BLOGGERS CONFERENCE

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DESIGN BLOGGERS CONFERENCE

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#DBCLA

Design Bloggers Conference (DBC) is the Home Design industry’s signature new media event since 2011. From expert to novice interior designers and bloggers that are focused on advancing their social media skills for business marketing, citizen design bloggers using content to advance their passions and design industry involvement, design suppliers and vendors aiming to leverage the powerful interior design blogosphere and social networks, it has been nothing but rave reviews for the educational and networking experience available at this event since its launch.  In 2018, the conference returns to Los Angeles, where it all began in 2011.

Click here to learn more about the 2018 Design Blogger’s Conference.  And, check out this cool video recap shared by one of our attendees!

MULTIFAMILY SOCIAL MEDIA SUMMIT

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MULTIFAMILY SOCIAL MEDIA SUMMIT

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For Multifamily Industry property management executives, marketing, sales, and property staff highlighting the benefits of social media and content marketing in attracting and retaining residents. The Multifamily Social Media Summit is the only event specifically developed for property management firms and focused on leveraging blogging and social media as centerpiece marketing strategies.

Check Here For More Information on MSMS 2017

The conference offers a mix of business and technical topics on integrating blogging and social media as part of an effective overall marketing strategy. The content leans towards understanding these technologies, using them effectively to help attract and retain residents, measuring the ROI of the programs, selecting the right personnel to implement these programs, and developing a strategy and managing these technologies for the long term.

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THE TEAM

LEADERSHIP
Adam Japko

ADAM JAPKO

FOUNDER & CEO
Adam Japko
ADAM JAPKO

FOUNDER & CEO

Leading up to his founding Esteem Media leadership role, Adam Japko served as President of DigitalSherpa, a high growth SMB social media, content marketing, and internet discovery business offering content, social media, reputation management, local listings, lead generation, web business intelligence, and more. The company served over 4,000 SMBs.  These experiences, along with the unexpected success of his wine blog, WineZag, reaffirmed a deep belief that authentic digital contentconsistent online community engagement drive in-person networking to create a powerful brew capable of transforming personal and business brands.  Prior to DigitalSherpa, Adam lead the creation of the largest network of regional luxury shelter media properties for Network Communications, Inc (NCI). While President there, he acquired or launched all of the properties that now make up most of Esteem Media, Inc.’s current portfolio.

Earlier, Japko spent 14 years at PennWell Corporation, a privately held business-to-business information provider serving the global Technology, Energy, and Municipal Services markets as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Advanced Technology Division and member of the company’s board of directors.  His background in the publishing, online, and event management industry also includes management positions at Media Networks, Inc. a 3M Company specializing in local networks of national magazines including Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, and Business Week, Sunday Magazine Network, and various B2B media companies including BMT, Gralla, and Miller Freeman (United Newspapers).

Adam continues as an active member of the wine industry’s social media landscape through his award winning blog; WineZag. In 1979 Japko received a BA in Journalism from New York University, pursuing advanced road studies following the Grateful Dead since 1971.

Gina Christman

GINA CHRISTMAN

Gina Christman
GINA CHRISTMAN

Gina Christman has spent more than half her life at the helm of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. Now in her 33rd-year as publisher, she enjoys motivating her team to succeed. As an active member of multiple Boards and local cultural and charitable organizations over her career, Gina sees to it that Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles maintains its visibility and prominence as a leader in the community. She is a food and wine enthusiast, known in local wine circles as the Queen of Bubbly for her avid passion for Champagne. She lives with her two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels in Dunwoody, GA.

Elizabeth Anderson

ELIZABETH SANDERS

Elizabeth Anderson
ELIZABETH SANDERS

Elizabeth Sanders has worked for AH&L since 2006. She lives in the suburbs with her (literally) rockstar husband and three kids. Outside of work, you can find her refinishing furniture, designing a new area of her garden, adding to her tattoo collection or working on fun art projects with her kids.

BEVERLY MAHONEY

BEVERLY MAHONEY

LUBA HYRNYK

LUBA HYRNYK

Luba Hrynyk‘s (pronounced Hrinick) knew she was hooked at her very first event, a rare coin auction in Boston.  Luba’s event experience now spans more than 2 decades and spans numismatic auctions to technology trade shows.

Prior to joining Esteem Media, Luba ran events at the PennWell Corporation spearheading marketing strategy and implementation for multiple events in the semi-conductor, LED, and military and aerospace industries. Luba has produced events on most continents in countless industries. She built her event chops at The Interface Group and later Key3Media, producers of COMDEX — the largest producer of computer expositions and conferences in North America. As National Director, Luba was responsible for direct marketing and ad campaigns for the COMDEX brand.

Luba is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from St. John Fisher College with a BA in Communications/Business Management.  A first-generation Ukrainian-American, she has a fondness for pastoral surroundings in which Holsteins dot the landscape, enjoys golf, power walks in the nearby woodlands, and planting a profusion of flowers.

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