UBM TechWeb Wins Three MarCom Awards

International Competition Recognizes The BrainYard, Cloud Connect & Interop New York for Outstanding Achievements in 2011

Nov 28, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb has captured three 2011 MarCom Awards, acknowledging UBM TechWeb's marketing excellence across its media and event brands.  The BrainYard website and the Donor's Choose charitable efforts at Cloud Connect were both selected for Gold Awards, while Interop New York's mobile website received an Honorable Mention. The MarCom Awards are an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievements by marketing and communication professionals. For more information on the 2011 MarCom competitions winners, visit: http://www.marcomawards.com/.

"Being selected as award recipients in multiple categories demonstrates the solid marketing and communication achievements of the UBM TechWeb team," said Liz Wakefield, Director of Marketing, UBM TechWeb.  "The MarCom Awards are one of the largest and most respected competitions in the creative industry and UBM TechWeb is pleased to receive this special recognition on behalf of The BrainYard, Cloud Connect and Interop New York."

The MarCom Awards are a creative competition for any individual or company involved in the concept, writing and design of print, visual, audio and Web materials and programs. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. The MarCom competition has grown to one of the largest of its kind, with around 5,000 entries per year in over 200 category areas.  Judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, judges look for companies and individuals whose talents exceed a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

A list of Gold award winners available here: http://www.marcomawards.com/search-gold-2011.php.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.


For further information: Joylyn Tanner, PR, +1-415-947-6319, jtanner@techweb.com