HONG KONG, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia (Thailand) donated THB100,000 (US$3,250) in the Dinner Talk & Charity Night hosted by Exhibition Department of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok on 25 September 2012.
TCEB is a public organisation established by Royal Decree in Thailand. Aimed to provide a platform that encourages knowledge exchange and networking for the exhibition industry gearing toward the commencement of ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 while doing good deeds to the Thai society, this special event has attracted over 300 industry stakeholders. A total donation of THB1,635,000 (US$53,250) collected from the industry people will be used to purchase artificial legs for the Prostheses Foundation of the H.R.H. the Princess Mother.
At the event, TCEB also held an award presentation to the winning contestants of "Believe in Thailand; the Next Best Shows" and "Better the Best" campaign, TCEB's exhibition subsidy initiatives that are designed to help raise the competitiveness of overall domestic trade shows. UBM Asia (Thailand) has won "Increase in Total Overseas Participants" for Food Ingredient Asia 2011 under "the Next Best Shows" and received Appreciation Token for Renewable Energy Asia as one of the four champion exhibitions under the "Better the Best".
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1. About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 240 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across the region. Our 200 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant market news and industry trends, and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have over 1,100 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.
2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
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