Global Forum for Disaster Reduction (GFDR) is
dedicated to the promotion of sustainable disaster
reduction through a synergy of knowledge and skills.
It endeavours to be a platform for collating knowledge
and information and its dissemination to the society.
The USP of GFDR is the creation of a vital, extensive
and comprehensive database, updated constantly
to accelerate the process of reconstruction and
rehabilitation towards sustainable development.
GFDR aims to create a pool of global knowledge,
experience, practices and skills for application
at the local level. Hence the motto, 'Global vision,
local action'. GFDR's core areas of activities
include providing consultancy regarding incorporation
of disaster management concepts in business plans
and creation of a network of professionals to
provide specialised disaster information and training.
New Media Communication is an Indian media venture
with a strong global focus. As the publisher
of nine trans-continental business magazines,
New Media's endeavour is to promote India's
bilateral relations with the leading countries
and regions across the globe, which includes
the US, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, Latin
America, Africa and the Gulf. It also brings
out a publication dedicated to outsourcing.
CMP Asia is a leading organiser of trade fairs
throughout Asia and a provider of high quality
business information through its publications
and websites. It is part of United Business
Media Plc, one of the world's leading business-to-business
media and market information companies. CMP
Asia operates in 13 market sectors through its
regional headquarters in Hong Kong with 400
staff in 11 major cities in Asia and the USA.
It has more than 80 media products comprising
over 70 trade shows held in seven countries/
regions and 17 publications with associated
B2B websites. Every year, over 17,000 exhibiting
companies and 1,000,000 visitors come to CMP
Asia's trade fairs from around the world. CMP
Asia presents the largest events of its kind
in the region to its customers.