Our Mission

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


Our Values

Integrity - In our business context, integrity is about being honest about in all that we do, and doing what we say. In our relationships with each other, with our clients and members, we should be honest and respectful.

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 this company unique and valuable.

Entrepreneurship - By listening to our consitutents we learn and assess how we can best serve our markets. We are consistently evaluating new business opportunities and embrace innovation. Growth is our path to a prosperous future.

Adaptability - Fast paced and with ever increasing efficiencies we are empowered to move ahead swiftly.

Passion - We do work that matters and thrive on all that we do.

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Getting it Done

This is accomplished through:

COMMUNICATION - Producing timely and relevant print and online publications is at the core of our business. Our magazines are highly respected in the utility industry and they 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.

EDUCATION - 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 who contribute to Incident Prevention magazine, the iP Utility Safety Conference and the Utility Safety & Operations Leadership Network to provide you with education that’s driven by those who have years of experience dealing with the unique safety challenges faced by utilities.

The courses offered by iPi are offered in our Crystal Lake Training Center or at your facility. 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 developing course content and will customize a program specifically to meet your needs.

Attend annual conferences and choose from 25+ seminars that will surely enhance your professional development!

NETWORKING - The fast growth of the Utility Safety & Ops Leadership Network - USOLN drives increased opportunities for communication, education and sharing of best practices. The majority of USOLN members have earned their CUSP credential and work hard to grow the program.


Communication & Education That Matters

Utility Business Media, Inc.- UBM began in 2004 as Incident Prevention - iP a safety magazine dedicated to the hazardous utility industry work environment. The annual iP Safety Conference & Expo brings the magazine in 3-D to all who attend.

In the past several years UBM operations have expanded to include the association management of the Utility Safety & Ops Leadership Network - USOLN a membership organization offering certification programs specific to the utility industry. In just 5 years this 501c6 organization has extended credentials to 900+ utility safety professionals.

In 2011, UBM introduced it's newest business to business publication, Utility Fleet Professional - UFP to address the unique vehicle and equipment market serving utilities and related contractors. In 2015 the first ever Utility Fleet Conference was co-located at the ICUEE show in Louisville, KY.

In 2014 the Incident Prevention Institute was launched. The Incident Prevention Institute (iPi) - iPi is dedicated to a higher level of learning for utility safety and operations leaders. Online, onsite or at your facility our expert instructors are ready to share their knowledge and utility industry experiences. All iPi instructors have enjoyed lengthy careers working in the utility industry.

Markets We Serve

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