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Who We Are

Utility Business Media, Inc. (UBM) is the utility industry’s leading publisher and producer of utility safety and leadership-focused content and education. UBM was founded by Carla Housh in 2004 as a newsletter and has rapidly grown into a multi-faceted media and education organization that includes Incident Prevention Magazine, Utility Fleet Professional Magazine, iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo, Incident Prevention Institute, Assess My Team, and Frontline Utility Leadership Training.

Our Mission

It is our mission to bring utility communities together online and offline, to promote safety, innovation, education and best practices.

Fulfilling Our Mission

Providing timely and relevant print and online content is at the core of our business. Our magazines, Incident Prevention and Utility Fleet Professional, are highly respected in the utility industry and have a loyal following of decision-making readers. We understand our digital and social media presence is an important part of connecting with our audience and have dedicated time and resources to growing in those areas.
The iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo brings together leading safety, fleet and operations minds from across the country for three days of education, exhibits and networking. Attend our annual conferences and choose from 30+ seminars that are designed to enhance your professional development.

The Incident Prevention Institute (iPi) is dedicated to a higher level of learning for utility safety and operations leaders. We’ve tapped into our network of industry experts to provide you with education driven by those who have years of experience dealing with the unique safety challenges faced by utilities. Online learning opportunities are available 24/7 by visiting our website, Can’t find what you’re looking for? Our team of experts have years of experience developing course content and will customize a program specifically to meet your needs.

The Utility Safety & Operations Leadership Network (USOLN) drives increased opportunities for communication, education and the sharing of best practices. The majority of USOLN members have earned their Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) credential and work hard to grow the program. The CUSP certification program is the only program that offers safety credentials to utilities, related contractors and communication providers.

Markets We Serve

  • Electric Utilities
  • Power Generation
  • Electric & Gas
  • Municipalities
  • Government
  • Communication Providers
  • Utility Contractors

Our Values

Integrity – In our business context, integrity is about being honest about in all that we do, and doing what we say.

Relationships – We intend to build truthful and respectful relationships with everyone we meet, conduct business with, and employ. The relationships we share with our stakeholders are what make Utility Business Media unique and valuable.

Entrepreneurship – By listening to our constituents, we learn and assess how to best serve our markets. We are continually evaluating new business opportunities and embracing innovation. Growth is the path to a prosperous future.

Adaptability – With a fast paced work environment and ever increasing efficiencies, we are empowered to move ahead swiftly.

Passion – We do work that has the potential to save lives, and we thrive on our mission, to bring utility communities together online and offline, in order to promote safety, innovation, education and best practices.

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