UBM Studios Virtual Event Connects UBM Live's Ingredientsnetwork.com with Food, Beverage, Supplement and Ingredient Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors

Mar 03, 2011, 09:00 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Live's Ingredientsnetwork.com, in conjunction with Health Ingredients Europe, the European magazine International Food Ingredients and the American publication Nutritional Outlook presented the Hi Online Event & Conference on February 18, 2011. The Hi Online Event & Conference looks at the latest trends in health, well-being, natural, salt and sugar reduction, weight management and clean labeling and provides an insight on ingredients that are set to become the future of health. UBM Studios, a turnkey virtual environment producer, provided the virtual platform for the event. The event is now available on demand.

The virtual event drew 1150 registrants and 500 live attendees. Attendees spent on average 4 hours 35 minutes in the event and on average exhibitor booths attracted 92 unique visitors.

In the Auditorium the event offers:

  • Key health trends for 2011 – The Future of Targeted Functional and Wellbeing Food and Drinks by Julian Mellentin – see more details on Ingredientsnetwork.com
  • Roundtable discussion: EFSA is a force for positive change in the food industry
  • Adulteration and Global Sourcing, panel discussion
  • Sugar Reduction & Optimization in Beverages and Tasty Breakfast Cereals; Sugar Reduced and High in Fibre, by Tate & Lyle
  • MultiSweet ® Stevia - for naturally better tasting products by Dr. Daniel Bonerz, Dohler GmbH
  • Carnipure: new research and global product trends, by Lonza

The complete conference program can be viewed here.  All webinars are available by logging into the event.

The Exhibit Hall showcases stands from Adexgo, Armfield, Atlantic Chemical Trading (ACT), Carberry, Cargill, Danisco, Dohler GmbH, Fortitech Europe ApS, Gelita, Glanbia Nutritionals, Indena, JK Sucralose Inc, Lonza, Monteloeder, Nizo, Nutrilo GMBH, Ocean Nutrition, Premium ingredients Int'l and Tate & Lyle.

Additionally, in the Networking Lounge event attendees were able to chat with peers one-on-one or in group chats.

All presentations were immediately available on demand.

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About UBM Live

UBM Live is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Business Media plc (LSE: UBM) a leading provider of business information services to the maritime, travel, pharma, technology, health + beauty, food ingredients, and property industries. UBM offers services in trade shows, online, news distribution, and publishing to customers across the globe. Its brands are represented in more than 30 countries and are organized into specialist teams that serve their business communities helping them excel in their market by working effectively and efficiently. For more information about United Business Media, go to http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com.

About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions.  A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers.  UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget.  UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming.   UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training.  UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com


Kate Spellman

UBM Studios


516 562 7383