UBM Built Environment Presents 'Education Now,' Targeted to Key Decision Makers in Building and Refurbishing Education Facilities - Now Available On Demand

Virtual Event Leader UBM Studios Provided 3D Platform

Dec 6, 2010

CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Built Environment presented "Education Now," a virtual event targeted to key decision makers in building and refurbishing education facilities on November 17-18, 2010.  Education Now is focused on improving education spaces in the UK.  UBM Studios, a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions, provided the 3D platform for the event.  The event is now available on demand.

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Education Now is broken up into two separate focus days.  November 17 for primary, secondary and academies, and November 18 is for further and higher education.

The conference program showcases what's in store at Education Now in 2010.  Topics include:

  • The latest about updates on building programs BSF and PCP;
  • Analysis of how procurement of building projects will work with the schools with new Academy status and free schools;
  • The opportunities for rebuilding and refurbishing colleges and universities;  
  • Practical initiatives for cost-efficiency and energy efficiency; and  
  • Simple techniques and minor refurbishments which positively affect students' learning through the use of light, color and sound.

The Exhibition Hall offers booths from 3D Reid, Armstrong, Graham Construction, Langley Design, Monodraught, and Zaun Ltd.  In addition, in the Networking Lounge event attendees were able to chat with peers one-on-one or in group chats.  All presentations were immediately available on demand.

The virtual event drew 899 registrants and 443 live key decision makers in building and refurbishing education facilities. The conference proved very popular with an average attendance of 50 minutes per webinar.

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About UBM Built Environment

UBM Built Environment is the market leading and multi award winning media business serving the property, architecture, construction and engineering sectors through a broad range of media channels. Through a combination of established brands and innovative development, our prime focus is to meet our customers marketing and communication needs. Our products and services include magazines, trade shows, networking events, conferences, data businesses, websites as well as offering a variety of groundbreaking digital and interactive opportunities.

About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions.  A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers.  UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget.  UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming.   UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training.  UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

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UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.


Kate Spellman

UBM Studios


516 562 7383