We serve a wide range of global markets and we support not just the community where we are but also the most needy ones through donation and community activities.

Charity

NGO India

NGO India, organised by UBM India, is an annual non-profit initiative designed to allow NGOs based in India and overseas to network, share best practices and positively engage with key stakeholders from domestic and international corporations, local and national governments and the general public. ‘Giving Back - NGO India 2013’ campaign was awarded 'The Outstanding CSR Contribution in Media Sector' in the National CSR Conclave & Awards 2014 and ‘The Best Social Media Campaign’ at World CSR Congress 2013.

Food Angel’s Food Recovery Programme

UBM Asia and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre join hands to donate unconsumed food from UBM Asia’s seven international trade exhibitions held at the Centre to support Food Angel’s Food Recovery Programme in the spirit of “Fight Hunger Donate Food”.  Unconsumed food were donated to Food Angel, and then distributed to people in need.



Community service

Build homes for Thai families in need

UBM Asia partnered with Habitat for Humanity Thailand to build homes for Thai families in need. 43 senior managers from across UBM Asia’s offices convened to help build two safe and sustainable homes for two families in need within the Sanpatong district of Chiang Mai under a home building programme named “United we Build and Make a difference”.

National Road Safety Drive

The drive aims to raise awareness among the India public on safe driving. UBM India contributed by joining hands with the Mumbai Traffic Police, creating sign boards which highlight the safety rules/regulations and are placed at strategic locations to attract the attention of drivers.

Donation

Donate large tents in support of earthquake relief

In response to the magnitude 7.0 Lushan China earthquake in 2013, UBM plc, UBM Asia and its JV company, UBM Sinoexpo, provided immediate aid by donating two large tents. The tents provided temporary shelters for the homeless, an important step in helping them get back to set their lives in order.

Donation for the purchase of artificial legs

UBM Asia (Thailand) made a meaningful donation in the Dinner Talk & Charity Night hosted by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau. The donation collected was used to purchase artificial legs for the Prostheses Foundation of the H.R.H. the Princess Mother.

Education

UBM Asia Scholarship and UBM Asia Grant

UBM Asia has joined hands with the Jewelry Institute of Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic since 2012 to set up the UBM Asia Scholarship and UBM Asia Grant to recognise students with outstanding academic achievement and to support underprivileged students. UBM Asia invited students to visit China International Gold, Jewellery & Gem Fair – Shenzhen, provided internship opportunities, fully funded three awardwinning students in international and national jewellery competitions to visit the September Hong Kong

Deliver high level seminar to advance the exhibition industry in China

UBM co-organised public training with the Services Department of the Ministry of Commerce of China on advanced exhibition marketing at a special seminar hosted to help improve the marketing expertise of local Chinese exhibition organisers. Seminars on "Using databases, Internet and social media to improve visitor and attendee experience" were held in Beijing on 2 December, 2013.

Volunteering

Corporate volunteer programme

20 UBM Asia Hong Kong staff members and their friends joined a corporate volunteer programme, organised by St James' Settlement, on a visit to solitary and low-income elders in Wanchai before the Mid-Autumn Festival. They delivered a bottle of hot chicken soup, two low-sugared moon cakes, and a pear to each elderly home.

Regular visit to Guangzhou Zhiling Special Education School

UBM China (Guangzhou) has been paying regular visits to children with special needs and organising activities for students every Wednesday since May 2013. Founded in 1985, the Guangzhou Zhiling Special Education School is the first private school for mentally disabled children in mainland China.