WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

        Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 12, 2003

                               Penton Media, Inc.
               (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware                            1-14337                     36-2875386
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(State or Other Jurisdiction       (Commission                  (IRS Employer
      of Incorporation)             File Number)             Identification No.)

1300 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, Ohio                           44114
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(Address of Principal Executive Offices)                       (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 216-696-7000

Item 5.  Other Events.

On June 12, 2003, Penton Media, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release
announcing the results of shareholders votes at the Company's annual meeting.
The Company's second-quarter guidance, first provided on May 1, was also
reaffirmed. The press release is attached hereto as exhibit 99.1.

Item 7.  Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.

(a)      Not applicable

(b)      Not applicable

(c)      Exhibits

         Exhibit           Description
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          99.1             Press release dated June 12, 2003


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

                                          Penton Media, Inc.

                                          By:    /s/ Preston L. Vice
                                                 Name:  Preston L. Vice
                                                 Title:  Chief Financial Officer

Date:  June 13, 2003

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit                  Description
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99.1              Press release dated June 12, 2003.