HONG KONG, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia announces that it has signed an agreement with PT Dyandra Media International Tbk to establish a joint venture company to organise trade shows in Indonesia.
Headquartered in Jakarta, PT Dyandra Media International Tbk has organised more than 500 exhibitions in Jakarta, Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Bali, Makassar, Medan and other major cities in Indonesia since it was established in 1994. Dyandra is the leading professional exhibition organiser in Indonesia. Every year, over 1,000 exhibitors, both local and international, participate in its events. Dyandra is also the first exhibition company in Indonesia that achieves ISO 9000:2008 for its management system quality.
The first initiative by this JV company will be a jewellery trade fair. This will be a complementary addition to UBM Asia's global portfolio of fifteen jewellery events in Hong Kong, Mainland China, India, Japan, Turkey, Germany, Singapore and Taiwan, including the world's largest jewellery fair -- September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.
Jime Essink, President & Chief Executive Officer of UBM Asia said:
"The joint venture company will see both parties bringing their strength and expertise. Dyandra with its established local knowledge and UBM's global reach and sector knowledge will be the winning formula. We will work closely together on expanding to more sectors."
UBM Indonesia office has been serving the growing Indonesian market through UBM Asia's trade fairs and publications. For years, Indonesian businesses have been connecting and accessing the international market through UBM Asia's trade fairs overseas. Major trade fairs organised by UBM Asia in Indonesia include CPhI South East Asia, InnoPack South East Asia, P-MEC South East Asia, SATTE Indonesia, Concrete Show South East Asia, Indonesia M&E Expo and Food Ingredients Asia Indonesia.
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1. 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 China, India and Malaysia. Established its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 29 offices and over 1,200 staff.
With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with 160 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions, 70 high-level professional conferences, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock vertical portals and virtual event services 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, Chengdu and Shenzhen, where we organise more than 70 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with over 50 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai and Hyderabad organise 20 exhibitions and 60 conferences every year across the country.
2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
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