UBM Tech's EDN and Microcontroller Central Wins Top Honors in Two Industry Awards

  UBM Tech's EDN and Microcontroller Central Wins Top Honors in Two Industry
                                    Awards

Recognized for Editorial, Content and Design Excellence

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's EDN and
Microcontroller Center won top honors in the Folio Magazine's Eddie awards and
the min's Editorial & Design Awards. The Eddie awards are the largest
competition in publishing and the only competition for all magazines and their
websites recognizing editorial excellence. The min's Editorial & Design Awards
program recognizes excellence in content and design among consumer,
business-to-business and specialized information media brands.

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"It's a tremendous honor to be recognized in these two prestigious programs,"
said Kathy Astromoff, CEO, Electronics, UBM Tech. "Our mission is to create
outstanding solutions to help electronics companies excel when designing their
products and bringing them to market. These awards are a testament to our
talented team and our commitment to the global electronics industry."

EDN, an online community for electronics design engineers, developers, and
industry-related management, won a silver Eddie award in Folio's "Best Online
Community B-to-B" category and an Editorial & Design award in the min "Website
Redesign" category. EDN is the go-to source for expert information and
resources for electronics engineers worldwide, providing in-depth technical
and how-to information and technology updates, while raising the bar on
learning, design tools, networking, mentoring and peer-to-peer knowledge
sharing, and technical discussion.

Microcontroller Central, an online community devoted to inspire and empower
users of microcontrollers and showcase their successes, won a bronze Eddie
award in the "Business to Business Website" category.  Microcontroller Central
is  sponsored by NXP Semiconductors and powered by DeusM. The community-based
website consists of blogs, message boards, live chats, whitepapers and other
educational resources to help readers address the joys and challenges of
microcontroller-based design. Microcontroller Central allows engineers to
celebrate design success stories, discuss design experiments and create an
environment for change.

"Our editorial and development teams are delighted by the recognition from
both Folio and min," said Patrick Mannion, Brand Director at UBM Tech. "At the
same we're even more excited by the fact that with both EDN and
Microcontroller Central we're only scratching the surface of the experience
UBM Tech can provide as an integral part of the electronics ecosystem."

About UBM Tech
UBM 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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Patrick Mannion
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