David Blansfield

Executive Vice President/Group Publisher
Northstar Meetings Group

Prior to joining Northstar, David was president of F+W Media, managing the company’s events, magazine consumer marketing, and print and digital advertising sales, as well as several of the company’s largest and most profitable cross-platform product communities, including design, writing/publishing and outdoors. Before F+W, David served as senior vice president at Penton Media, responsible for the company’s design engineering, business technology and aviation groups. 

David holds a BS in Journalism from Boston University’s College of Communications and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. He lives with his wife and two children in Westport, Connecticut.