ATC Global Attracts European Support for Beijing Event in September 2014

BEIJING, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATC Global is receiving strong European support as the event gets set to take place in China for the first time. This world class Conference and Exhibition which has previously attracted in excess of 5,500 attendees from 116 countries will continue to unite the international ATM community when it takes place 17th - 19th September at the China National Convention Centre (CNCC), Beijing.

The move to Beijing positions the event in a region that is experiencing exceptional growth and although the event is moving from Europe after 23 years, it is retaining its strong European following while at the same time becoming more accessible to ANSP's and suppliers from Asia. As the only large scale ATC exhibition and conference to have the full backing of the ATMB/ CAAC, ATC Global is uniquely placed to provide links between China and the rest of the worlds ATM community and will provide a bridge between Europe and Asia.

European organisations such as Eurocontrol and SESAR have confirmed their participation along with leading European suppliers including Thales, Northrup Grumman Park Air Systems, Terma, Rhode & Schwartz, Selex ES, LPS SR, Airtel ATN, Entry Point North, Barco and Frequentis.

Paula Milburn, Development Director for Aviation at UBM Live, comments, "ATC Global aims to unite the international ATM community and provide a platform to drive forward a global agenda. Participation from all parts of the world is essential in achieving this goal and it is wonderful to see so many past supporters of the event in Europe following it to Beijing with such enthusiasm."

Mr Frank Brenner, Director General, Eurocontrol, explains, "China is the fastest growing aviation market in the world and as we strive to improve the performance of the air traffic management network, we need to look beyond Europe in order to develop connections with the global network. We therefore look forward to ATC Global and the opportunities that it can offer."

Charles Houseago, Managing Director, Northrop Grumman Park Air, adds, "Considering the potential offered by the growing Asian market, relocating ATC Global to Beijing makes sense and is a positive step towards opening up business opportunities for international suppliers."

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Paula Milburn
ATC Global Event Director
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e: paula.milburn@ubm.com

Eric Wang
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t: +86 10 5765 2815
e: eric.wang@ubm.com

About ATC Global

ATC Global is the place for the international ATM community to do business.

  • ATC Global is a three day event comprising a world-leading exhibition, high-level conference, hosted buyer scheme, networking receptions and an extensive free educational programme.
  • Founded in 1990, the event unites industry stakeholders from across the globe with the purpose of sharing information, knowledge and expertise. It brings buyers and sellers of ATC equipment and services together in an environment conducive to conducting business.

About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the U.S., UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 24 major cities with 30 offices and 1,300 staff.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 20 market sectors with 230 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions and high-level professional conferences, 23 targeted trade publications, 20 round-the-clock online products for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Guzhen and Shenzhen, where we organise 90 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with over 40 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai organise 40 exhibitions and conferences every year across the country.

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