Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center on UBM's Design News Wins the 2013 Gold Reggie Award

Fri Apr 5, 2013 4:19pm EDT

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NEW YORK,  April 5, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center
on UBM's Design News community was honored last night, at a gala dinner in 
Chicago, winning the Gold Reggie Award in the Business-to-Business category.  

Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center launched in  January 2012  as an online
learning university hosted on Design News, the industry's leading design
engineering site, with the goal of educating design engineers on a host of
design engineering technologies. Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center is the
most successful online events program in UBM history, generating record-breaking
registration numbers and message board posts.

The Reggie Awards, hosted by the Promotion Marketing Association, recognize
standards of excellence in 20 categories and honor individuals and organizations
that have achieved outstanding success. Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center
on Design News was up against steep competition, beating out FedEx and Dupont
for the award.  

"We are thrilled to have received this award. A lot of hard work and
collaboration across UBM went into making Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center
a monumental success, and we're honored by the prestigious recognition from the
Promotion Marketing Association," said Design News Brand Director  Rich Nass.  

Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center on Design News was created in partnership
with UBM DeusM, UBM's marketing services division, using a proprietary
publishing platform designed to support very large specialist communities, and
employing multiple media in support of Digi-Key's marketing and thought
leadership goals. This is the third award won this year for Digi-Key's
Continuing Education Center.  

To view the winning entry in video form visit: 

For more information on Digi-Key's Continuing Education Center on Design News or
to attend a session visit  http://www.designnews.com/lecture-calendar.asp.

Amy Averbook
Sr. Director of Marketing, UBM DeusM

About UBM DeusM
UBM DeusM (www.deusm.com) is an integrated marketing services company owned by
UBM plc, targeting the fastest growing segment of the online publishing
industry: business social media. The company is led by Managing Director 
Stephen Saunders, Min's Marketer of the Year 2010. He and the other UBM DeusM
principals have built and delivered more than forty-five successful sites and
online communities over the last 2 years. UBM DeusM's service is based on a
unique platform, called Community in a Box (CiaB), which employs a structured
system of proven B2B Web publishing best-practices, combined with a breakthrough
integrated multimedia publishing platform ("n-Server") to enable marketers to
quickly and profitably set up specialized communities for their target

About UBM Tech  
UBM Tech (http://www.ubm.com/tech) is a global media business that provides
information, events, training, data services, and marketing solutions for the
technology industry.  Its media brands and information services inform and
inspire decision makers across the entire technology market- engineers and
design professionals, software and game developers, solutions providers and
integrators, networking and communications executives, and business technology
professionals.  UBM Tech's industry-leading media brands include EE Times,
Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, CRN, and
DesignCon. The company's information products include research, education,
training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology
buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its
content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content
marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs. UBM
Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information
services with a market capitalization of more than  $2.5 billion.


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