UBM Americas Receives Perfect Score on 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

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NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2017 — UBM plc, the world's largest pure-play business-to-business events organizer and marketing services organization, proudly announces its Americas division has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.  UBM joins the ranks of major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

“We are proud and honored that our US team have been recognized on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality,” said Scott Schulman, CEO, UBM Americas.  “We at UBM Americas stand by the importance of supporting an inclusive, vibrant work environment and culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees and the communities we serve.  This recognition from the Human Rights Campaign reinforces one of our core value commitments to continuously nurture and grow the passion of our people and create an inspiring place to work.”

The CEI is considered the premier benchmark for corporate policies and practices relating to LGBTQ employees and their families, as well as LGBTQ workplace inclusion. The index evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. UBM Americas efforts in satisfying all of the CEI's criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

About UBM Americas  
UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc, delivers events and marketing services in the fashion, technology, licensing, advanced manufacturing, automotive and powersports, healthcare, veterinary and pharmaceutical industries, among others.  Through a range of aligned interactive environments, both physical and digital, UBM Americas increases business effectiveness for customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections. The division also includes UBM Brazil's market leading events in construction, cargo transportation, logistics & international trade, and agricultural production; and UBM Mexico's, construction, advanced manufacturing and hospitality services shows. For more information, visit:   http://www.ubm.com/global-reach/ubm-americas.

About UBM plc 
UBM plc is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world.  In an increasingly digital world, the value of connecting on a meaningful, human level has never been more important.  At UBM, our deep knowledge and passion for the industry sectors we serve allow us to create valuable experiences where people can succeed. At our events people build relationships, close deals and grow their businesses.  Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors – from fashion to pharmaceutical ingredients.  These global networks, skilled, passionate people and market-leading events provide exciting opportunities for business people to achieve their ambitions.  
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