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Giving Back - NGO India 2013 Awarded as 'The Best Social Media Campaign' at World CSR Congress

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HONG KONG, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Giving Back - NGO India, the only one-of-its-kind of event in India which brings together NGOs and the corporate community together, was awarded as 'The Best Social Media Campaign' at World CSR Congress held on 18th February, 2014 in Mumbai, India. Giving Back - NGO India was acknowledged by the distinguished jury as a significant achievement in generating huge impact for NGO India 2013 across social media platforms.

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With leaders, professional, CSR associates, CEOs, sustainability experts and media honchos as a part of the Advisory Council, World CSR Congress felicitates organisations with awards to those CSR practices which make difference to society and community at large.

Giving Back - NGO India initiated a series of social media campaigns which engaged dignitaries, speakers, exhibitors, and visitors across popular social media platforms to generate a buzz for NGO India 2013. It created huge impact for the event not only in India but also all over the world, which made Giving Back - NGO India stands out from the competitors.

Giving Back - NGO India is the CSR initiative of UBM India, a UBM Asia subsidiary company. It aims to provide a professional platform for the sharing of knowledge, skills, experiences and good governance across voluntary sector. It is a large scale exhibition supported by a high-content led conference designed to bring together NGOs in India to share best practices and engage with key stakeholders including local and international corporations, foundations, government and the general public. NGOs can exhibit at the event for free.

NGO India 2013 was a grand success with over 2,000 visitors and delegates and 170 exhibition booths represented by NGOs. It was highly appreciated by the NGOs, corporations, foundations and community which were involved in facilitating interactions between NGOs and society.

NGO India 2014 will be held in Goregaon from May 16 to 17. More than 200 NGOs will exhibit their cause, and more than 3,000 visitors from corporate, social and government sectors are expected to attend this third edition event.

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Jennifer Law, Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications
UBM Asia
Tel: +852-2516-1691
Fax: +852-3749-7342
Email: Jennifer.Law@ubm.com

Christy Chan, Corporate Marketing & Communications Executive
UBM Asia
Tel: +852-2516-1679
Fax: +852-3749-7342
Email: Christy.Chan@ubm.com

Notes to Editors

1. About UBM Asia (http://www.ubmasia.com/)

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 30 offices and over 1,400 staff.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 21 market sectors with 160 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions, 75 high-level professional conferences, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock vertical portals and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Guzhen and Shenzhen, where we organise more than 70 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with over 60 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai organise 20 exhibitions and 60 conferences every year across the country.

2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company. We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content. Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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