UBM Studios Teams Together for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Corporate Challenge® Series

May 24, 2012, 14:54 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Studios, the global leader in digital events, environments and communities, today announced 100 percent participation of its Chicago office in the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Corporate Challenge® Series, the world's largest corporate running series, this afternoon.  The 3.5 mile race will begin at Grant Park at 7:10 p.m.

Charitable giving is an important component of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Corporate Challenge® Series.  All proceeds from the Chicago Corporate Challenge will be donated to the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and Chicago Run.

"We are very excited to participate in the Corporate Challenge.  UBM Studios is an energetic, philanthropic company that is always looking to give back to the local community," said Kate Spellman, President, UBM Studios.  "This program is also a fantastic opportunity to come together as a team to accomplish a common goal outside of the workplace."

Jessica Robertson Newell, Project Manager, is the UBM Studios team captain and championed the program for the company.

UBM Studios also challenged their creative team to design a team t-shirt to wear during the event and submit as part of the Corporate Challenge's T-Shirt Contest.  UBM Studios', Art Director, Sean Johnson's design received the most votes from the UBM Studios team.

For additional information on UBM Studios, contact Max Gerstein at 773 687 4317 or max.gerstein@ubm.com

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About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

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).

For additional information on UBM Studios, visit www.ubmstudios.com.

About UBM

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,634 staff in more than 31 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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Michele McPhail
UBM Studios
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