UBM Americas Divisions
Uniting the most influential fashion retail decision makers and the world’s leading and most innovative fashion brands, the Fashion Group serves the $1 trillion+ worldwide fashion industry through its comprehensive MAGIC Marketplace events held in Las Vegas twice annually, and through a series of 16 focused shows held in New York City throughout the year. Our events cover all major fashion categories – men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, accessories and footwear.
The Technology Group brings together the world’s tech-centric communities through live events, digital properties, and marketing services. Our community-focused approach provides our audience and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content, and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve a variety of segments including: Security, Enterprise IT and Communications, Network Infrastructure & Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing. UBM Tech’s leading brands include Black Hat, DesignCon, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, ICMI, InformationWeek, and Interop.
The Connect Group joins commercial and professional communities to create opportunities for developing new business. Through live events, magazines, and online communities, the Connect Group serves a variety of distinct industry sectors. Spanning market segments such as advanced manufacturing, licensing, cruise shipping, powersports and automotive, catering, and fine & custom chemicals, the Connect Group includes leading brands such as: Licensing International Expo, Seatrade Cruise Global, International Motorcycle Shows, Motor Age, Catersource, and InformEx USA.
UBM Life Sciences
The Life Sciences Group is a US-based event, information, and marketing services portfolio serving professional communities in the healthcare, veterinary, and pharmaceutical industries. The business includes 3 trade shows, more than 100 conferences, 30 publications, and over 100 digital products and websites. Reaching more than 2 million life sciences professionals monthly, the Life Sciences Group provides opportunities for the professional communities it serves to connect learn, and conduct business.
Bringing together communities through live events and online properties that serve the hospitality, construction and process manufacturing industries, UBM Mexico organizes the most important trade shows in the country with brands that include Expo CIHAC (Construction), Abastur (Hospitality), Concrete Show Mexico, Ecobuild and Powder & Bulk Solids. With its portfolio of products, UBM Mexico offers buyers and sellers a platform to advance business for each of these market sectors.
Serving a variety of communities targeting business in the Brazilian market, UBM Brazil stimulates commercial activity through leading live events. Key sectors served include industries such as healthcare, concrete, construction, cargo transportation, logistics & international trade, shipbuilding and offshore industries, metro-railroad, nutraceutical, food ingredients and packaging.
MEET THE TEAM
- Scott SchulmanCEOREAD FULL BIO
Scott Schulman was appointed CEO of UBM Americas in March 2016.
He has spent more than 25 years in the information, media and business services industries, as a leader of global businesses and consultant/advisor to many of the world’s most successful and innovative companies.
Most recently, as President of Rodale, he led a transformation of the health and wellness media company to drive global growth in digital sites, mobile tools and new product launches. This work tripled digital profits in 2 years through increased traffic, better monetization, partnerships and a new unified digital platform. He and the team also launched innovative new products in paid online courses, mobile tools, a new digital video network and branded e-commerce stores. He led an expansion of live events and the company’s international footprint and established the foundation for new business models in B2B employee wellness; product licensing, premium content offerings and television shows.
Prior to this, Scott spent 13 years at Dow Jones & Company, where he served in a series of operating roles in which he drove new strategies and product solutions to provide customers with critical information to help them conduct their business. These businesses helped connect businesspeople to commercial opportunities, networks, people and investments. In all of these roles, Scott led the business operations as well as the content and editorial areas. He has a track record of driving top- and bottom-line growth by developing new market segments, expanding into global markets and creating digital business models.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
- Brian FieldCOOREAD FULL BIO
Brian Field is Chief Operating Officer of UBM Americas, overseeing product, technology, production and marketing for UBM Americas’s overall business. Brian has overseen large-scale multimedia product launches and migrations, leading-edge data profiling initiatives and business development efforts. He has further experience in traditional broadcast media and leveraging broadcast to benefit digital product in his experience working as the COO of the New Products Group at Turner Broadcasting. Brian has had several leadership positions at Omnicom, VOY and StarMedia, where his marketing, deal-making and financial modeling experience were utilized along side of his team building, operations and product skills. Brian holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University, a M.M. from The Juilliard School, and a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Connecticut College.
- David CoxCFOREAD FULL BIO
David Cox is Chief Financial Officer for UBM Americas.
Prior to joining UBM, David spent over 20 years with The Economist Group working across the globe in both Finance and broader commercial roles. Beginning his career in Internal Audit, he spent three years in Vienna, Austria running the Economist Intelligence Unit’s East European business before moving to New York to manage the Group’s shared services function. He went on to lead and develop Economist Events globally from New York for several years, building experience in industry, functional and government focused events.
Most recently he was the SVP & CFO of the Global Media Businesses for The Economist which includes content marketing, events, research and advertising.
David holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from the University of Coventry and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Deloitte & Touche in London. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Board Member of British American Business.
He lives in Westchester with his wife (Laurie) and his three sons.
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