UBM DeusM Wins 2 Internet Advertising Competition Awards & 4 Ava Digital Awards

Mar 28, 2013

NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM DeusM received two Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards and four Ava Digital Awards this week. UBM's Future Cities won an IAC Award as well as three Ava Digital Awards. Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center on Design News was awarded an IAC award as well as an Ava Digital Award.

The IAC Awards from the Web Marketing Association are the first and only industry-based advertising awards competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. UBM DeusM was awarded specifically for Best Online Campaign (category: other) for Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center Program on Design News and Best Energy Online Campaign for Schneider Electrics Energy Management on Campaign on UBM's Future Cities.

The Ava Digital Awards, from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, is an international competition recognizing outstanding work by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design, and production of media that is part of the evolution of digital communication. UBM DeusM was awarded with two Platinum Awards for Best Website/Informational for UBM's Future Cities and Best Web Element/Infographic for UBM's Future Cities Infographic, Our Urban Planet. UBM DeusM was also awarded with two Gold Awards for Best Innovative Web Development for Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center on Design News and Best Web Element/Home Page for UBM's Future Cities.

UBM's Future Cities launched in mid-October 2012, as the first B2B community discussing global urbanization and sustainability. The site has been extremely well received in the industry and has become a forum for more than 10,000 industry professionals involved in planning, building, and sustaining cities.  For more information or to join the site visit: www.ubmfuturecities.com.

Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center launched in January 2012, and was created as an online learning university hosted on Design News, the industry's leading design engineering site, with the goal of educating design engineers on a host of design engineering technologies. Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center is the most successful online events program in UBM history, generating record-breaking registration numbers and message board posts. For more information on Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center on Design News or to attend a session visit http://www.designnews.com/lecture-calendar.asp.

Amy Averbook
Sr. Director of Marketing, UBM DeusM

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. The company is led by Managing Director Stephen Saunders, Min's Marketer of the Year 2010. He and the other UBM DeusM principals have built and delivered more than forty-five successful sites and online communities over the last 2 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.

About UBM Tech
UBM Tech (http://www.ubm.com/tech) is a global media business that provides information, events, training, data services, and marketing solutions for the technology industry.  Its media brands and information services inform and inspire decision makers across the entire technology market— engineers and design professionals, software and game developers, solutions providers and integrators, networking and communications executives, and business technology professionals.  UBM Tech's industry-leading media brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's information products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.