|3S Media is a modern-day media company offering print and online solutions for business communities. Founded in 1960 as Shorten Publications, it provides trade and business publications, newsletters and websites. The company has been in the print and media business for 50 years.|
3S Media has become one of the largest business-to-business media houses in southern Africa. Its mission is to share information that will offer businesses and professionals from various spheres the leading edge to grow their vocations, disciplines and companies.
There are currently 10 print titles plus supplements in the publication stable. Many of these are produced in partnership with professional institutes. A number of the titles have been recognised for publishing and journalism excellence.
The name was changed to 3S Media in 2005, in order to embrace new developments in the publishing world and the company's vision to add newsletters, websites and mobile media to its service offering. This was seen as a strategic expansion of Shorten Publications, with its 50-year track record of trade publication experience and excellence.
There are now five websites with accompanying weekly newsletters offering breaking news, upcoming events, job listings and latest industry developments.