ASQ to Join Forces with UBM Canon Events for 2015

Integrated Quality Management Trainings to be Offered at Six Trade Events

Jan 22, 2015

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ASQ, the American Society for Quality, has signed an agreement with UBM Canon to present intensive one-day and two-day trainings on quality processes and management at six UBM Canon trade events in 2015. The first of these will be at the largest advanced manufacturing event in the country, taking place February 10-12, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center.


"Partnering with UBM Canon just makes sense for ASQ as quality is a vital aspect of the manufacturing industry," added Annemieke Hytinen, PMP, CMQ/OE Manager, Manufacturing Market & Business Development Manager, ASQ. "ASQ is the leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations and industries."

In addition to the Anaheim event, two-day Integrated Quality Management trainings will be conducted at the UBM Canon events, in New York June 9-11, and in Toronto June 16-18 . These sessions will familiarize participants with the latest tools and techniques for monitoring and managing best practices in the workplace. Trainings will also assist attendees in developing a draft action plan to implement. Those who complete the course will receive 1.40 CEUs (Continuing Education Units).

"Our audience is eager to continue trainings with ASQ. Quality is a huge interest area for all our engineers, not just those with 'quality' in their title," said Pamela L. Moore, SVP, Content & Strategy, UBM Canon.

One-day ASQ quality workshops will be offered at the UBM Canon events May 6-7, 2015 in Boston, October 13-14, 2015 in Houston, and November 18-19, 2015 in Orlando.

The Anaheim event launching the ASQ trainings, includes Medical Design & Manufacturing West (MD&M West), now celebrating its 30th year, WestPack, for the packaging industry, ATX West, featuring automation and assembly, Pacific Design & Manufacturing, showcasing the latest technologies, such as 3D printing, PLASTEC West, highlighting the plastics industry, Electronics West,AeroCon, for aviation and aerospace, and the new Quality Expo.

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

About ASQ
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world's corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow's critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ's members, mission, technologies and training at

Meredith Corley
UBM Canon

The first of the ASQ trainings will be at the largest advanced manufacturing event in the country, taking place February 10-12, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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