UBM (formerly United Business Media) is an information clearinghouse. The firm produces industry events, publications, and databases for business-to-business communities. Its businesses include UBM Conferences, which operates globally across all UBM's divisions to produce more than 80 industry events, and the Everything Channel, a provider of IT-focused events, media, and sales and marketing services. Its US-based UBM TechWeb covers technology markets, while UBM Global Trade targets global trade and transportation. UBM was founded in 1918 as United Newspapers Limited.