A leading events organiser in EMEA

UBM EMEA

UBM EMEA connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets.

Our 700 people in eight major cities, ranging from London to Dubai, combine local expertise with a global industry network to provide high-quality events and the best customer experience for trade show attendees from all over the world.

UFI Sustainable Development Award 2015
#1 UFI Sustainable Development Award 2015
2nd largest organiser in Europe
2nd largest organiser in Europe

Our Sectors

Pharma & Healthcare
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Transport & Logistics
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Business Services & Infrastructure
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Food & Agriculture
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Our Leading Brands

CPhI
CPhI

CPhI is a world leading established pharmaceutical event with over 26 years' experience of bringing together the movers and shakers in pharma

Hi Europe
Hi Europe

Meet leading health, natural, nutritional and wellness suppliers and review the latest product innovations from all over the world

IFSEC International
IFSEC International

Europe’s leading security event, securing people, property and assets

ICSE
ICSE

ICSE (Pharmaceutical Contract Services Expo) connects the world of Contract Services in Pharma

Seatrade
Seatrade

Seatrade brings together top executives from around the globe to produce powerful learning, networking and promotional platforms within maritime and cruise industries

Routes
Routes

Routes organises and operates world-renowned airline and airport networking events through its regional and World Route Development Forums. They are held in key markets throughout the year in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and the CIS

Food Ingredients
Food Ingredients

Food Ingredients brings together the world's leading food and beverage suppliers, research and development, production and marketing specialists and showcases the most diverse range of new and innovative ingredients and services

Our Stories

The Customer Insight Teams for the Food and Pharma Portfolio Volunteer to Cook for the Homeless of Amsterdam
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UBM 11th in UK on Gender Equity
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What High-End Interior Design and Caring for the Elderly Have in Common
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Our Management

Alex Simm
CFO, UBM EMEA
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Gnosoulla Tsioupra-Lewis
HR Director, UBM EMEA
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Simon Parker
Managing Director, UBM EMEA UK
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John van der Valk
Managing Director, UBM EMEA Amsterdam
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Nina Wright
Transformation Director and Chief Commercial Officer
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Sanjeev Khaira
MD for M&A
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Alex Simm
CFO, UBM EMEA

Responsible for financial governance, shaping commercial strategy, delivering acquisitions and creating a balanced portfolio for profitable growth.

Alex originally joined UBM’s M&A team in 2006 where he completed over 100 acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures across the US, Asia, Europe and Latin America. He moved to UBM's EMEA division in 2013 to lead its strategy, business development and corporate finance activities, which included the formation of JVs in Turkey and Russia. Alex became CFO for UBM EMEA at the start of 2016.

Gnosoulla Tsioupra-Lewis
HR Director, UBM EMEA

Responsible for HR across EMEA

Gnosoulla leads the UBM HR Business Partners function, ensuring the HRBP’s work in true partnership with their businesses to drive strategy and focus on business growth, and work in strong collaboration with the HR Centres of Excellence and HR Operations.  She ultimately owns the design of HR strategic interventions that solve business problems, ensuring leaders are aligned and actively engaged with people and business strategies to develop the organisation to its optimal level.

Simon Parker
Managing Director, UBM EMEA UK

Responsible for continued strategic growth and development of UBM EMEA UK

Simon began work at UBM as part of the Blenheim acquisition in 1997 and has over 25 years of exhibition experience. Simon sits on the AEO Executive Council, is a member of the UBM EMEA Board and is responsible for UBM Turkey. He has worked in variety of roles and markets, been responsible for launches and geo-adaptations and is passionate about events.

John van der Valk
Managing Director, UBM EMEA Amsterdam

Responsible for the continued strategic growth and development of UBM's Pharma and Food Ingredients portfolios.

John started at UBM in 2013, and has over 15 years' experience in events and media. John received his MBA in Business Administration, with a specialization in Marketing Management, from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and the Community of European Management Schools.

Nina Wright
Transformation Director and Chief Commercial Officer

Responsible for event sales performance and revenue maximisation across the EMEA division

Nina has over 19 years’ experience in the UK business to business market. Starting her career in sales, Nina progressed through the ranks of the commercial operation rising to Publishing Director in 2006. Nina has a long track record of establishing and developing new businesses, positioning the publishing business for the digital age, most recently these include launching UK and international events and founding client solutions. She has been at the forefront of UBM's online and hybrid events progression, and in particular on the role of content in the event experience.

Sanjeev Khaira
MD for M&A

Responsible for identifying, acquiring and integrating acquisition for the region

Previously, Sanjeev was Managing Director Market Development for UBM EMEA, with a focus on emerging markets, including our business in Turkey. Prior to that, he was MD for UBM India for four years. Based in Mumbai, during which time he was responsible for a large portfolio of exhibitions, conferences, magazines and websites. Prior to that he led UBM's Interiors and Property publishing portfolios based out of London, during this time he led the team to numerous national awards.

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Map denotes main office in each country plus major offices with more than 25 employees. For full list go to Contacts and Locations.