UBM Tech to Present Strategies On Optimizing Exhibitor Relationships to Generate Event Sales at the Expo 365 Marketing Summit

Nov 18, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's portfolio of essential business and technical information for design engineers and the electronics industry today announced that Karen Field, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, EE Times & General Manager of EE Live!, and Linda Uslaner, Marketing Director, Events, will discuss how to optimize exhibitor relationships and generate event sales at the Expo 365 Marketing Summit in Chicago, the premier event for show directors, marketers and sales professionals, on November 21, 2013.

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"Today, more opportunities than ever exist for our conference exhibitors and partners to increase their engagement with the engineering community during our event and beyond," said Field.  "Linda and I are looking forward to providing event attendees with tips and techniques for creating and selling digital/live exhibitor and sponsor products."

Field and Uslaner will provide examples of how they have optimized exhibitor relationships and generated sales for DESIGN West 2013, the industry's largest and most comprehensive electronics technology conference and expo in the United States.  They will also speak about the evolution of DESIGN West to EE Live! 2014 which is scheduled to take place March 31April 3, 2014 at the San Jose Convention Center.

Field is responsible for driving community, developing cutting-edge educational/training programs and creating unique interactive events and exhibits where design engineers can learn and network with their peers.  In addition, she is developing a unified content strategy for both online and events, with the ultimate goal of delivering a world-class, year-round experience for the global electronics community.  A former design engineer, Field brings 20+ years of experience working in the electronic media industry at Reed Business Information, including Design News, Electronics Weekly and EDN. She has created highly unique content that leverages conventional and cutting-edge media and showcases community-generated content, and is the architect of many popular products including the Manga-influenced Slack Variable comic strip, chronicling the adventures of a primate engineering super hero; the Gadget Freak, showcasing reader-submitted schematics and build instructions for backyard inventions; and the Sherlock Ohms Blog and Sherlock Ohms Investigators Club, featuring real-world engineering investigations and peer-to-peer discussions.

Uslaner is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing programs for UBM Tech's Electronics Events – ARM Techcon, DesignCon and EE Live!  Previously, she was the Regional Marketing Director at The Institute for International Research where she directed the marketing strategy for a portfolio of annual executive conferences and web events.  During a 20-year history at UBM, she has held several marketing supervisory roles, including Marketing Director at CMP Electronics' Group where she conceptualized and managed the development of marketing strategy and campaigns for its Embedded portfolio of events, websites and print publications. Earlier in her career, Uslaner was employed with Frost & Sullivan and The NPD Group.

About UBM Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech's community-focused approach provides its users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve the Electronics, Security, Enterprise Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech's brands include Black Hat, DesignCon, EE Times, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, InformationWeek, Interop, and Light Reading. Create, a UBM Tech full range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. 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. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBMTech.

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Karen Field

For more information on UBM Tech please contact:
Linda Uslaner, Marketing Director
T: 516.562.5843, E: linda.uslaner@ubm.com