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.

First safe event course in China

UBM Asia commissioned X-Venture Global Risk Solutions to run the IOSH-accredited ‘Safe Management at International Events’ course in China and joined forces with Simon Garrett, managing director of X-Venture and author of the g-Guide, to translate the relevant course materials into Chinese for the first time. Many years’ experience had been imparted to Chinese exhibition practitioners in their own language, which can enhance the safety of all working and operating in trade shows.

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.

Support language and education development

UBM Malaysia MIFF team continues to sponsor The Star’s Step Up pullouts for the third consecutive year. Step Up has actually played an effective role in support of language and education development by distributing the dual-language publication to rural schools in Malaysia.