Michael Kushner, VP Digital Media Strategy, UBM Studios, to Discuss Digital Media at a PR Newswire Asia Live Webcast on September 5, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. EDT

Sep 04, 2012, 13:00 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Studios, the global leader in digital events, environments and communities, today announced that Michael Kushner, VP Digital Media Strategy, will participate at a PR Newswire Asia live webcast entitled "Digital media for now and beyond", which will take place on September 5, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. EDT.

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"Organizations throughout the world are using digital environments to exchange information," said Kushner.  "This meeting and webinar will help educate marketers and event professionals in Asia on the use of digital environments."

The webcast is targeted to sales and marketing managers from multi-national corporations as well as event professionals interested in using digital environments for lead generation, brand marketing and thought-leadership in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. Topics to be discussed include: the global trend in digital events and environments; how to achieve lead generation and content marketing objectives by choosing proper channels and platforms; what business insights can be gained from digital events; how to increase audience interaction and engagement; and best practices in planning and running digital events and environments.

Kushner has held various sales and business development positions at companies such as Forbes, Inc., The Nielsen Company and Reed Elsevier, where he oversaw the streaming media business and the development of interactive digital content platforms. He also pioneered live editorial webcast series, the capturing and repurposing of content from physical conferences and trade shows and has developed numerous branded Virtual events and Expos. At UBM Studios, Kushner works with both internal and external clients in the development of integrated media strategies using next-generation digital business solutions.

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UBM Studios is the global leader in digital events, environments and communities.  UBM Studios creates powerful and intuitive digital communities that help organizations connect, educate and engage with audiences to capitalize on growth opportunities connecting the right content to the right audience with the right user interface. UBM Studios is part of UBM Connect – which also includes UBM Canon Media and UBM Medica US, providing marketing services across a number of communities, the largest of which are healthcare, medical device design and advanced manufacturing. UBM Connect is a UBM plc company. (UBM.L)

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