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UBM Tech Events Take Seven Spots as 2014 EXPO E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards Honorees

Black Hat, EE Live!, Enterprise Connect, GDC and Interop to be Recognized at ExpoNext Conference in June

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXPO named five UBM Tech events as finalists for the E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards, which recognize the innovation and accomplishments of the tradeshow and event industries across 26 categories. UBM Tech events collectively received seven honors within four categories:

  • Hybrid Event (converting a tradeshow into a full-year, 360-degree community online and off)
    • Enterprise Connect
    • Interop
  • Media Coverage
    • Black Hat USA 2013
    • Game Developers Conference 2013
  • Overall Use of Social Media
    • EE Live! 2014
    • Interop Las Vegas 2014
  • Public Relations Campaign
    • Game Developers Conference 2013

"Having two of our largest events as finalists in the Hybrid Event category, and five events in all, is a nod to the success of UBM Tech's newly implemented community strategy and the hard work of all our media and event teams," said UBM Tech Events President Marco Pardi. "With robust online communities around each of our live events, UBM Tech provides forums for our audiences to learn from each other and collaborate year-round. We're thrilled to be recognized for success in all four of these categories by EXPO."

To see the full list of EXPO E.X.C.I.T.E. Award honorees, visit:

EXPO will announce winners for each category during the E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards Luncheon, June 25, 12:00 - 2:00 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore, Md. The luncheon marks the beginning of the ExpoNext Conference, June 25-27 at the nearby Baltimore Marriot Waterfront.

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