By becoming an exhibitor at Understanding Risk (UR) Global Forum UR2020, you will be partnering with the preeminent platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation in of disaster risk identification and disaster risk management. UR is an initiative hosted by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) at the World Bank. 

UR2020 is a biennial conference that showcases the best practices and latest innovations in this field. The 2020 edition will be a fully virtual experience on Dec 1-3, and will mark the 10th anniversary of the UR Community 

Our audience and members 

UR is a global community of ~10k experts and practitioners from 180 countries & 2,200+ organizations. Our specialized and loyal audience includes: 

  • Development practitioners from NGOs, think tanks, international organizations 
  • Policy makers and public officials in charge of disaster management 
  • Researchers and students in engineering and sciences 
  • Entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders 
  • Civil society and community groups 
  • Media and outreach platforms 

Exhibitor virtual booth 

As a virtual exhibitor, you will have an exhibitor page dedicated to your organization with information around your organization’s work in the form of videos, blogs, PDFs, infographics, etc. You will also have a dedicated virtual room where UR2020 attendees can “stop in” to speak to an organizational representative throughout the Forum from December 1 – 3. We will encourage and promote all exhibitors throughout the Forum, encouraging attendees to explore your page and visit your virtual room. UR2020 will recognize your contribution as an exhibitor in our logo block as part of the sponsors.

You can also be part of the #UR2020 Campaign 

  • Logo in promotional graphic material available in social media kit  
  • Image + mention in 10 tweets  
  • Mention + logo in Newsletter reminders/update 

@UnderstandRisk Twitter 6.4K followers

  • @UnderstandRisk potential reach 350K (month) 
  • #UR2020 potential reach 300K (week) 
  • + Additional posts by @GFDRR(12K followerspotential reach 700K) 
  • Obs.: Based on current data and previous UR global forums.

Understanding Risk Newsletter Updates ~10K subscribers 

  • 3 Newsletter reminders/updates 
  • Avg 30% Open Rate / 6% Click-through rate

Understanding Risk Community LinkedIn 3k

  • Community posts avg. 3/week

Become an exhibitor for $4000. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Simone Balog-Way (sbalogway [at] worldbank [dot] org).

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