UBM overview

UBM is one of the world's leading business-to-business (B2B) events organisers.

We create vibrant and dynamic events, enriched with digital and print media. Our events allow our customers to make connections and do business efficiently and effectively. 

Our 5,000 expert staff are deeply embedded in the many specialist communities we serve, bringing both an unusual depth of understanding and real know-how. We organise hundreds of live events each year and provide a range of related market-leading digital and print marketing and media products.  Through our PR Newswire business we also support professional marketers and communicators through our targeting, distribution and monitoring services(1).

Our culture of innovation and collaboration brings our people together around common interests to create value, enhancing our ability to do exactly the same for UBM customers and the communities UBM serves. So, whatever their business and wherever they operate, our customers do better business through us.

What do we do?

UBM operates in three business segments: Events, Other Marketing Services (OMS) and PR Newswire(1).  

Who are our customers?

UBM provides products and services to a variety of specialist professional and commercial communities. It is through our intimate knowledge of these communities that we can serve our customers most effectively.

How are we organised?

UBM has four principle businesses. UBM Americas, UBM Asia and UBM EMEA provide high quality Events and OMS activities through regional focus, closely collaborating when brands extend globally.  PR Newswire focusses on supporting professional marketers and communicators through its targeting, distribution and monitoring services(1).

Find out more about UBM’s businesses.

Where do we operate?

UBM has offices across the world, the map below illustrates locations of offices where we have more than 50 staff. For more information about UBM's activities in China go to our Chinese language site here.

For a comprehensive and interactive office locations map which gives details of all of UBM’s offices, click here


* Denotes offices with more than 50 employees.

(1)  On 15 December 2015 UBM announced the strategically significant step to dispose of PR Newswire.  Completion of the disposal, which is dependant on competition clearance, accelerates the implementation of UBM's 'Events First' strategy by increasing the focus on the attractive B2B events industry.  Of the 5,000 employees c1,600 are PR Newswire employees.