UBM launches IFSEC Global.com -- a new online community connecting the entire security and fire buying chain

Jan 31, 2013

LONDON, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM, the company behind IFSEC and FIREX, the world's leading international security and fire events, has today announced the launch of IFSEC Global.com (www.ifsecglobal.com), an online community for security and fire safety professionals.

Marking the next step in the IFSEC brand's 40-year history, the new website will provide an information-hungry business community with expert articles, downloadable whitepapers, product reviews, and research.

To celebrate the launch, the IFSEC community has contributed nominations for the 40 most influential people in the global security and fire industries. Find out who has made the IFSEC 40 here: http://www.ifsecglobal.com/author.asp?section_id=414&doc_id=558743.

IFSEC Global.com brings together content and expertise from UBM's former websites, Info4Security and Info4Fire, and offers a platform for installers, end users, distributors, and manufacturers alike to share best-practices and knowledge in a community built especially for them.

Robert Ratcliff, the site's new Content and Community Manager, notes:

"In the globalized, fast-paced market that we now see, it has never been more important to keep up with the issues and new ideas that the industry is facing.

"I am really excited to be involved with the next evolution of IFSEC, the most vibrant brand in the global security and fire industry, as we become a year-round experience. I look forward to inviting people to become registered users of the community and join the conversation."

IFSEC Global.com is published in partnership with UBM DeusM, the integrated marketing services arm of UBM, which has launched more than 45 online communities for B2B audiences in the past two years. These sites have won more than 65 awards among them.

For further information about IFSEC Global.com please contact:

IFSEC is the world's No.1 security and fire events brand, with a global network of face-to-face events, education, and business information. Our events bring together the entire buying chain under one roof, looking for education, solutions, and networking that's impossible to find elsewhere on such a scale, while the new IFSEC Global.com website provides year-round interaction and learning. 

About UBM Live
UBM Live 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.  Through premier brands such as TFM&A, Internet World, IFSEC, MD&M, CPhI, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show, and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites, and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

About UBM DeusM
UBM DeusM (www.deusm.com) is an integrated marketing services company owned by UBM plc, targeting the fastest growing segment of the online publishing industry: business social media. UBM DeusM have built and delivered more than 45 successful sites and online communities over the last two years. UBM DeusM's service is based on a unique platform, called Community in a Box (CiaB), which employs a structured system of proven B2B Web publishing best-practices, combined with a breakthrough integrated multimedia publishing platform ("n-Server") to enable marketers to quickly and profitably set up specialized communities for their target customers.