The CIAB system is built on the n-Server platform, which allows publishers to use text, audio and video to create communities for their customers. The platform also enables users in these communities to share content with Facebook LinkedIn and Twittter.
Stephen Saunders is the managing director of the new UBM unit.
Separately, UBM announced that it has agreed to acquire a 65% stake in Rotaforte International Trade Fairs & Media, the owner of the Istanbul Jewelry Show. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement follows UBM’s pending $289 million acquisition of Canon Communications in the U.S.