Platinum Media Group

Always fresh, always relevant, always irreverent.

The Platinum Media Group is the leading voice of business in the South East, specialising in magazine publishing and event management.

The company was formed over ten years ago to serve the business community of the South East. The region is the economic powerhouse of the UK but was very poorly served by any publication that connected businesses and kept them abreast of all the news, views and opinion.

The Platinum Media Group publish the largest circulation business magazines in the UK including Platinum Business Magazine, Surrey Business Magazine and Dynamic Magazine, reaching over 720,000 readers each month. Platinum also own and produce the largest business award events in the region including the Sussex Business Awards, the Surrey Business Awards and the Brighton & Hove Business Awards.

Lesley Alcock

Lesley Alcock

Commercial Director

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Lesley is an experienced and commercially focused sales and business development professional.

Lesley's varied career has provided her with a broad range of skill sets working at The London Evening Standard, The Observer Newspaper and as a Business Development Director at a London based advertising agency, and running the creative partnerships team at Capital Radio/Media Sales and Marketing, London.

If you’d like to talk about raising your business’ visibility by partnering with the UK’s largest circulation regional business magazine, attending the Platinum Club, or sponsoring our awards programme, get in touch: lesley@platinummediagroup.co.uk 

Maarten Hoffmann

Maarten Hoffmann

Founder / Publisher

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After 20 years at the BBC in London, Maarten has been resident in Sussex for many years.

Having been a journalist for many years, Maarten brings strong opinions and an acerbic wit to the magazine and is rightly proud of the result – an informative, independent and knowledgeable publication that has gained tremendous traction within the business community.

He is also Founder of the premier business networking forum in the county, The Platinum Club, which takes a totally fresh view on the networking formula and has seen tremendous growth since its inception in 2010.

Fiona Graves

Fiona Graves

Events Director

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Fiona heads up the events portfolio at Platinum and has over a decade of experience in media relations and producing award-winning events for an array of high-profile clientele including the Sky Sports Living for Sports Awards, UK Startup Awards, Sussex Business Awards, Brighton and Hove Business Awards and the Surrey Business Awards.

Fiona has also worked across many notable PR campaigns and product launches spanning design, beauty, and tech. Clients included Fujifilm digital cameras, The Daily Mail Group’s Outdoors Show, Grand Designs Live, Ford, Npower, L’Oreal and Mercedes F1.