June 17, 2009, Troy -- BNP Media announced today their participation in website traffic auditing offered by BPA Worldwide. "By submitting to an independent, third party audit of site traffic, BNP Media is showing a commitment to providing the online media buying community with standardized and reliable measurement of audience reach within the markets they serve," commented Glenn Hansen, BPA’s President and CEO.

A collaborative effort between BPA Worldwide and Nielsen Online, BNP Media website traffic is independently collected, filtered, measured, audited and reported. This entire process was developed in concert with the guidelines recommended by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) released in February of this year. There were 41 project participants in the development of IAB’s Audience Reach Measurement Guidelines. Among the participants were AOL, Google Inc., Scarborough Research, MTV Networks, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, CBS Interactive, CNN.com, Disney Interactive Media Group, Yahoo!, Inc., and Microsoft Advertising.

“BNP Media is excited to be one of the first b-to-b media companies to report our web metrics through BPA powered by Nielsen Online,” said Tagg Henderson, co-CEO, BNP Media. “We recognize that leading media companies must provide timely, standardized, filtered internet traffic reporting. We especially like that BPA and Nielsen are incorporating the strictest filtering in accordance with the IAB standards and guidelines. This gives our advertisers data they can trust.”

The Nielsen Online system and BPA tool, SiteCensus, provides a convenient, reliable system for media decision makers to analyze and interpret BPAWW-audited traffic data. After registering atwww.bpaww.com/interactive, users will have the benefit of unlimited access to near real-time traffic data backed by credibility giants BPA Worldwide, Nielsen Online and IAB.

BNP Media is one of the country’s leading business-to-business media companies serving industry professionals across 50+ industries through magazines, custom media, enewsletters, websites, conferences, events and market research. BNP Media is committed to helping professionals succeed in business by providing superior information.

For more information, contactNational Floor Trendspublisher Jeff Golden,goldenj@bnpmedia.com, (818) 224-8035 x2218.