June 2017

Jun 24 - Jun 28 Long Beach, CA, US ASHRAE 2017 Annual Conference ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers)

This major annual conference, expected to attract over 2,500 attendees from around the world, focuses on increasing the efficiency of buildings and building systems. ASHRAE 2017 presents 61 seminars, 8 workshops and 7 forums, as well as 26 paper sessions presenting 71 conference papers and 19 technical papers. New for 2017: 2 panels and 3 debates. The Technical Program features 8 tracks, with new ones that focus on resources to design, build, control, commission and operate high-efficiency facilities: Building Life Safety Systems (NEW); Commissioning: Optimizing New and Existing Buildings and their Operation Controls (NEW); Fundamentals and Applications; HVAC&R Systems and Equipment; Net Zero Energy Buildings: The International Race to 2030 (NEW); Refrigeration; and Residential Buildings: Standards Guidelines and Codes (NEW). The ASHRAE Learning Institute offers 10 courses approved for CEUs toward maintaining P.E. licensure. ASHRAE’s BCxP, BEAP, BEMP, HFDP, HBDP and OPMP exams are given. General tours, and networking/special events are offered. Register early for best rates.

ASHRAE 2017 Annual Conference

Jun 24 - Jun 27 Nashville, TN, US BOMA 2017 International Conference and Expo Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International; BUILDINGS magazine

The BOMA 2017 comprehensive annual commercial real estate event convenes 1,800+ building owners and managers from across the USA and around the world, representing every type of building, to discuss CRE trends and new strategies, best practices and innovative solutions that will help attendees at all levels be more effective and successful. The top-notch curriculum features 40+ sessions in 6 tracks: Building Operations and Management, Creating Asset Value, High Performance Buildings, Industrial Real Estate, Leadership and Career Development, and Tenant Relations and Retention. Every session qualifies for CPM, RPA, FMA, SMA, SMT and ARM renewal and continuing professional development credits. Several are approved for LEED credential maintenance and BOC renewal, and some contribute to real estate license renewal requirements. More than 400 exhibits offer solutions to every operational challenge and strategies to enhance asset performance. Numerous networking opportunities are available, and The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards showcase excellence in office buildings and their management.

BOMA 2017 International Conference and Expo


July 2017

Jul 2 - Jul 9 Seoul, KR UIA World Congress of Architecture (UIA 2017 Seoul) International Union of Architects (UIA); Federation of Institutes of Korean Architects (FIKA)

This 26th triennial international event gathers some 10,000 architects, engineers, designers, technologists, planners, writers and the public from all over the world for a week of lively and challenging talks, workshops and events–this year through an Asian lens. The Congress theme, “Soul of City,” is based on the unique features of Seoul, with its long history and rich culture, showing how advanced technologies as well as natural elements of river, streams and mountains have shaped built environments in the city.

UIA World Congress of Architecture (UIA 2017 Seoul)

Jul 4 Berlin, Germany WORKTECH17 Berlin Unwired Ventures

Part of an annual international workplace conference series, the fourth annual WORKTECH17 Berlin convenes a range of professionals to debate, discuss, and divulge the last thinking on the Future of Work and the Workplace. Join over 130 senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, architecture, design and professional advisors to further knowledge and share expertise on the convergence between these worlds and how it is affecting work and the workplace. The events cater to the educational needs of the top Global 1000 companies, relating to their global corporate real estate portfolios; attendees want to learn about how they can help drive efficiencies in their workplace and drive the productivity of their workforce.


Jul 8 - Jul 12 Washington, DC, US SCUP-52 Annual Conference (integrated higher education planning) Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)

SCUP’s 52nd annual international event convenes a wide cross-section of higher education planning leaders from the academic, budget, facilities, and strategic planning offices and professional firms to gain cross-disciplinary knowledge, exposure to emerging issues, and skills to effectively integrate planning efforts with their institution’s mission, vision and academic priorities. The event covers such compelling topics as designing spaces that support active learning and perpetual change, a roadmap to carbon-neutral institutions, tackling deferred maintenance, and more. It offers plenary sessions, numerous concurrent sessions and optional intensive workshops, with CEUs available, as well as an Exhibit area, campus tours all over the DC area, and networking opportunities.

SCUP-52 Annual Conference (integrated higher education planning)

Jul 21 - Jul 23 San Francisco, CA, APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA 2017: Annual Conference and Exhibition (educational facilities) APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities

This 103rd annual conference and exposition is a major networking and learning event drawing over 600 educational facilities officers, directors and managers from throughout the USA, Canada, Mexico and the world. APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA 2017 participants from colleges and universities; K-12 private and public school systems; and libraries, museums, and other institutions of learning will identify and discuss the most pressing challenges facing educational facilities, and determine the common path forward. General and breakout sessions from over 100 talented educational facilities leaders will present best practices used around the world, with CEU credits available. Early Bird rate ends May 25.

APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA 2017: Annual Conference and Exhibition (educational facilities)

Jul 27 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia RICS BIM Conference 2017 RICS

BIM is an increasingly important component of the design, construction and management of assets in the global built environment, but adoption of BIM in Asia still lags behind Europe and America. Through a mixture of case studies and a panel discussion, RICS’ BIM conference 2017 will look at the challenges facing early adopters in Asia’s emerging economies and provide best practice guidance on embedding BIM-enabled work processes in day-to-day business. Topics covered include the role of RICS in standardizing BIM practices across the globe, best approaches to collating data from multiple sources in collaborative working environments, and approaches to establishing an in-house BIM team, with 5.5 hours of formal CPD available. Early Bird discount ends May 31.

RICS BIM Conference 2017


August 2017

Aug 1 - Aug 4 Madison, WI, US Campus FM Technology Conference 2017 Campus FM Technology Association (CFTA)

Held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 2017, the CFTA conference focuses on the development and application of the tools of technology across multiple disciplines for the planning, development, maintenance, and management of campus facilities. The event enables attendees to share best practices while networking with fellow campus FM leaders.Presentations will cover a broad range of FM topics and showcase technologies to better support daily operations and future campus FM goals. Business partners will offer their expertise with specialized and enterprise solutions, and keynote speaker Paul Aubin will offer insight from 25 years of teaching design, production, and CAD & Revit management.

Campus FM Technology Conference 2017

Aug 6 - Aug 9 Indianapolis, IN, US ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition (healthcare FM/engineering) American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA)

The 54th ASHE national conference and trade show gathers 3,500+ healthcare FM and engineering professionals to focus on optimizing the healthcare built environment. Attendees gain vital information on health care compliance; codes and standards updates; emerging trends; best practices for efficiency, sustainability and emergency preparedness; and other pressing topics. The conference offers general and keynote sessions and concurrent sessions at all levels in 7 tracks: Code Compliance; Planning, Design and Construction; Business of Facility Management; Improving the Patient Experience; Reducing Costs; Managing Infection Prevention; and Shifting Care Outside the Hospital, with CEUs available. The Technical Exhibition features over 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest healthcare FM products and technology. The Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) exam is given on site. Early Bird discount ends May 26.

ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition (healthcare FM/engineering)

Aug 9 - Aug 11 Big Sky Resort, MT, US IICRC Technical Conference (cleaning, disaster restoration, flooring inspection) Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)

Leaders in the world of professional cleaning, disaster restoration and flooring inspection will gather at the foot of Lone Mountain in Big Sky, Montana, for the second annual IICRC Technical Conference. Titled “The Summit at Lone Mountain: Leaders Building the Science of Cleaning, Restoration and Inspection,” this year’s conference, developed for seasoned professionals, educators, trainers and consultants, will feature three concurrent symposiums, one for each of the three primary disciplines served by the IICRC. All presentations are peer-reviewed, non-parochial and science-based. Networking opportunities are available.

IICRC Technical Conference (cleaning, disaster restoration, flooring inspection)

Aug 15 - Aug 18 Denver, CO, US ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Industrial energy efficiency has always been about people — the people who manage the plant, find the opportunities, develop the solutions, and make the decisions — large and small — that determine the efficiency of today’s facilities, says ACEEE. It’s more challenging than ever to go it alone and that is why in 2017, ACEEE focused on developing the community of people involved in industrial energy efficiency. The event will explore the latest thinking on managing plant energy use, national energy policy, and program administration. This year includes events that will help you take what you learn and turn it into action, as well as more networking sessions. The Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry Awards will be presented, and tours offered to the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, plus around Denver. Early Bird rates available through June 14.


ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry


September 2017

Sep 7 - Sep 10 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok Refrigeration, Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning 2017 (Bangkok RHVAC 2017) Thailand Department of International Trade Promotion. Ministry of Commerce; Thaitrade.com; Thai Tradefair; Federation of Thai Industries Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Club

The 11th biennial Bangkok RHVAC features a wide range of RHVAC products and technologies, along with related services and businesses, with an expected 10,000 trade visitors. The expo features 900 show booths representing 300 companies from Thailand and other countries around the world, showcasing the latest in HVAC parts, materials, services, tools and equipment. To be held in conjunction with the 7th Bangkok Electric and Electronics (Bangkok E&E 2017), the combined fairs are ready to offer multiple benefits under one roof.

Bangkok Refrigeration, Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning 2017 (Bangkok RHVAC 2017)

Sep 11 - Sep 14 Las Vegas, NV, USA ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2017 (cleaning industry) ISSA; Amsterdam RAI

Titled “The One Show for Facility Solutions,” this combined international event gathers the entire cleaning industry to do business, gather information, and find solutions to better manage building services and facilities management departments, with 16,000+ cleaning-related professionals expected from around the world. This North American event has run for nine consecutive decades and continues to innovate as part of a family of events held around the globe in Amsterdam, Istanbul and Mexico City. More than 60 seminars and hands-on workshops cover the industry’s hottest topics, latest trends, and most effective best practices to help you streamline processes and boost your bottom line. An extensive Expo features 700+ exhibitors from around the globe for cutting-edge janitorial products as well as safety, food service, health care, laundry and warewash, hospitality, office supplies and hardware products. The Outdoor Exhibits showcase specialized equipment in action — high-pressure washers, floor strippers, water-reclamation technology, gum-removal equipment and more. Numerous networking events are offered.

Co-located annual conventions:

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2017 (cleaning industry)

Sep 12 - Sep 14 Singapore, Singapore Build Eco Xpo Asia (BEX Asia); International Green Building Conference (IGBC) Reed Exhibitions; Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA); Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC)

Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia is billed as Southeast Asia’s leading green building trade exhibition that inspires, educates and empowers all building professionals. The event draws over 11,500 architects, building owners, contractors, consultants, developers, facilities managers, energy managers and related professionals from across the globe. Free seminars and workshops cover the latest green building trends and applications. Over 450 exhibiting companies showcase cutting-edge green building products, services and technology. With a strategic focus on energy efficiency, BEX Asia is an anchor of the Singapore Green Building Week.

Co-located events:

Build Eco Xpo Asia (BEX Asia); International Green Building Conference (IGBC)

Sep 12 - Sep 14 London, United Kingdom CoreNet Global Summit – EMEA (corporate real estate) CoreNet Global

Themed “Blurring the Lines: Transcending Boundaries” for 2017, this is CoreNet Global’s annual global corporate real estate (CRE) summit for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. With dramatic changes in the business environment altering the structure of the enterprise, the 2017 CoreNet Global Summits will explore ways CRE professionals and corporations can transcend traditional boundaries through divergence. Some 500 attendees will benefit from general and breakout sessions, networking opportunities, optional MCR/SLCR seminars and other events. Early Bird rates end June 5.

CoreNet Global Summit – EMEA (corporate real estate)

Sep 17 - Sep 20 Orlando, FL, US EXCHANGE 2017 (healthcare environment) Association for the Healthcare Environment of the American Hospital Association (AHE)

AHE’s 31st annual educational event EXCHANGE 2017 brings together hundreds of professionals with an interest in caring for the healthcare environment — environmental services, infection prevention, facilities, risk management, design and related professionals — to learn, make business connections, and lead change in the field of environmental services. Exhibitors showcase the latest products, services and programs in carpet care supplies and equipment, cleaning chemicals, eco-friendly products, EPA hospital-grade disinfectants, integrated pest management, waste minimization technologies, and more. CPE credits are available for education sessions, and training and certification are offered for the CHEST, CHESP and new CMIP programs. AHE awards will be presented.

EXCHANGE 2017 (healthcare environment)

Sep 18 - Sep 20 Berlin, Germany WFBSC World Congress Berlin 2017 (building services) World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC)

The 22nd WFBSC World Congress will be staged in conjunction with CMS17 Berlin “Cleaning. Management. Services.” exhibition running September 19-22 [see FMLink entry below]. Hosted locally by the German association BIV, the biennial WFBSC Congress convenes building services contractors from around the globe for connections and collaboration, with global and specialized networking opportunities. This year’s theme of “Cleaning in a Digital World: Processes, People, Technology” explores the importance and effect of the digitalization and automation of business and society on the building and contracting services industry, focusing on the impact on people – employees as well as customers. The effects of Industry 4.0 on relationship management, recruiting, process and service performance will be discussed.

WFBSC World Congress Berlin 2017 (building services)

Sep 19 - Sep 22 Berlin, Germany CMS Berlin 2017 Cleaning. Management. Services. International Trade Fair Messe Berlin

CMS17 Berlin will be staged in conjunction with the 22nd WFBSC Congress, running September 18-20, 2017 [see FMLink entry above]. Supported by the BIV, VDMA and IHO, the CMS International Trade Fair for cleaning systems, facilities management and infrastructure services is billed as the main meeting place for the European cleaning industry, attracting over 17,000 trade visitors from 66 countries. More than 370 exhibitors from 22 countries display a full spectrum of products and services, including new and sustainable solutions in cleaning equipment, floor care, hygiene, healthcare and FM. The main exhibition areas cover Cleaning (machinery, equipment, products, systems for interior and exterior); Management (property / facilities / space management, software); and Services (support services: cleaning, maintenance, landscaping and winter services, waste disposal, security, catering). Outdoor demonstrations showcase the latest innovations for window cleaning, aerial platform work and grounds maintenance. The Purus Innovation Award is presented.


CMS Berlin 2017 Cleaning. Management. Services. International Trade Fair

Sep 25 - Sep 28 Dallas, TX, US ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) ASIS International

With an over-six-decade history, ASIS 2017 is a comprehensive international educational and networking event that equips 22,000+ security management professionals from all industries and around the globe with the intelligence, connections, and innovative technology designed to help them advance in their profession, mitigate risk, and meet today’s evolving challenges. The event promises a full spectrum of solutions through pre-seminar intensives, keynote and concurrent education sessions, an extensive exhibit hall and numerous networking opportunities. Over 180 education sessions cover all aspects of security management, including active shooter, crisis management, critical infrastructure, cyber security, enterprise security risk management, physical security, terrorism and workplace violence, with up to 30 CPE credits available. Keynote speaker: George W. Bush, 43rd president and founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. 550+ solutions providers demonstrate the latest security product and service innovations.

ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017)

Sep 25 - Sep 27 Dubai, United Arab Emirates FM EXPO and World FM Congress dmg events

Billed as the Middle East’s largest FM event, the 11th annual free-to-attend FM EXPO and World FM Congress convene some 9,000 FMs and building professionals from across the various disciplines to discuss trends, challenges and best practices, learn about new products and services, and network with peers. Over 150 exhibitors showcase the latest FM, cleaning, waste management and elevators products and solutions. Educational and engaging conferences, talks and workshops reveal dominant trends and address major issues within the sector; 30+ free CPD-certified workshops inform about the latest products, innovations, technologies and regulations in the industry.

Co-located shows (part of Community Management Week):

FM EXPO and World FM Congress

Sep 27 - Sep 28 Toronto, ON, Canada BOMA Canada’s National Conference and Exhibition (BOMEX 2017) Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA Canada)

BOMA Canada’s 27th annual national gathering for the commercial real estate (CRE) industry will convene some 250 building owners and managers for education, networking, Toronto building tours, and the BOMA Canada National Awards Gala. BOMEX 2017 will bring together 60+ exhibitors showcasing innovative products from various sectors, including energy, construction and security. Leading-edge education sessions cover the latest trends in smart buildings, people and risk management, and building performance.

BOMA Canada’s National Conference and Exhibition (BOMEX 2017)

Sep 27 - Sep 29 Atlanta, GA, World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

This 40th annual comprehensive national and international energy event helps end users and professionals in all areas of the energy field assess the “big picture” and how economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments, and industry trends affect your critical decisions and steps needed to achieve optimum energy efficiency and performance. It offers a multi-track conference, professional training seminars, free interactive technology and applications workshops in the Exhibit Hall, networking events, and a comprehensive Expo of the latest technologies and services. Tracks include: energy security and government, high-performance buildings, renewable energy, Big Data and IoT, and more, with CEU / PDH / AEE / credits available. Keynote speakers include President George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States and founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Pre-register for free WEEC Expo and workshops admission ($95 on-site). Special features include: GreenStreet Showcase, co-presented by the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR; and FedEnergyWorks Expo for government energy management-involved exhibitors

World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC)


October 2017

Oct 4 - Oct 6 Singapore, Singapore International Facility Management Expo (iFaME 2017) CEMS Singapore; IFMA Singapore Chapter

iFaME 2017, the 5th international facilities management (FM) equipment, products, technology and services exhibition, is part of Architecture and Building Services (ABS) 2017, which brings together six established exhibitions covering the spectrum of the building industry. The combined event convenes over 9,000 local and regional trade professionals from 40 countries, and will be showcasing 250 exhibiting companies from 20 countries in the 10,000 sq m exhibit hall. iFaME 2017 helps FMs meet the challenge of converting existing infrastructure into green buildings that fit the Green Mark Standard or similar criteria. It showcases relevant FM products and enables FMs to further knowledge and build contacts. The exhibition is free to attend.

iFaME 2017 features the invitation-only International Facility Management Conference 2017, which gathers FM industry leaders for thought-sharing and strategic discussion, incorporating a Conference and a Leaders Forum. This two-day event will highlight key issues faced by senior executives and higher in the current workplace environment. iFaME 2017 features seven other conferences and seminars covering real estate, architecture, lighting and design, security, fire safety, workplace safety and health, and electrical engineering / contractors.

Co-located shows:

  • ArchXpo 2017: International Exhibition for Architecture and The Built Environment (co-organized by Singapore Institute of Architects, CEMS)
  • LED+Light Asia 2017 (featuring the Singapore Architectural Lighting + Design Conference 2017)
  • Safety and Security Asia 2017
  • Fire and Disaster Asia 2017
  • Work Safe Asia 2017

International Facility Management Expo (iFaME 2017)

Oct 18 - Oct 20 Houston, TX, USA IFMA’s World Workplace 2017: Your Facility Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

IFMA’s 38th annual premier World Workplace conference and expo is an “all-encompassing” learning and networking event on facilities and how to manage them. The collaborative forum draws thousands of attendees from across the nation and around the world representing all aspects of the work environment: FM and property management, real estate, engineering, architecture and design, security, and more, with numerous networking opportunities. Educational sessions address cutting-edge issues and trends as well as proven techniques and best practices, in several tracks and at all knowledge levels, with CEUs and CFM maintenance points available, and training for IFMA’s three credentials: CFM, FMP, and SFP. Closing keynotes: Captains Mark and Scott Kelly, highly decorated NASA astronauts and retired U.S. Navy captains. The comprehensive expo provides hundreds of the latest products and solutions from hundreds of companies for every facet of every built environment, with product demonstrations for practical application of FM tools. Awards of Excellence are presented, and facility tours provide insight. Early Bird rates end August 25.

IFMA’s World Workplace 2017: Your Facility Conference and Expo

Oct 18 - Oct 20 Istanbul, Turkey ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul (cleaning) ISSA; RAI Amsterdam, UBM, TESHIAD

[EVENT RESCHEDULED FROM September 7-9, 2016]

Building on the international success of ISSA/INTERCLEAN shows, this 2nd international trade show for the cleaning industry in Eurasia takes place in “the fastest growing market for the cleaning industry.” Floorcare machines, paper, chemicals, sustainability and cleaning for health are five of the key sectors to be featured in the new biennial show. The industry will congregate to view product innovations, broaden their industry knowledge, discuss, network, and strategize as well as benefit from the ISSA/TESHIAD conference program and create new business opportunities.

ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul (cleaning)

Oct 23 - Oct 25 Minneapolis, MN, US Critical Facilities Summit Trade Press Media Group

Created by the owners of the National Facilities Management and Technology (NFMT) Conference and Expo and Building Operating Management magazine, the Critical Facilities Summit gathers senior-level professionals involved in the design, construction, management and operations of data centers, labs, hospitals, telecoms, financial institutions and other critical facilities. Partnering with the local chapters of IFMA and AEE and other groups, the Summit offers 35 on-trend conference sessions in 6 tracks with 13 hours of CEUs, a pre-conference workshop, general sessions and networking events. An extensive Expo covers the latest technologies and ideas to guide mission-critical strategy, and features products and solutions designed to safeguard both data and uninterrupted business operations in such areas as HVAC, back-up power, power distribution, access flooring, energy management, security and fire protection systems.

Critical Facilities Summit

Oct 26 - Oct 29 Atlanta, GA, US LearningSCAPES 2017 (educational facilities) Association for Learning Environments (formerly CEFPI)

This 94th annual conference and expo convenes those who plan, design, equip, furnish, and maintain places where students learn, to explore new ways to create the best possible learning spaces that encourage innovation, critical thinking, collaborative teamwork and other skills that will empower students to succeed in a rapidly changing world. LearningSCAPES offers groundbreaking educational sessions, inspiring keynotes and a showcase of state-of-the-art tools that move learning into the future. The event features over 50 learning sessions, with CEUs available. The marketplace features suppliers of educational furniture, flooring, technology, and a wide array of educational products.

LearningSCAPES 2017 (educational facilities)


November 2017

Nov 5 - Nov 7 Seattle, WA, USA CoreNet Global Summit in North America – Seattle CoreNet Global

Themed “Blurring the Lines: Transcending Boundaries” for 2017, this is CoreNet Global’s annual global corporate real estate (CRE) summit for North America. With dramatic changes in the business environment altering the structure of the enterprise, the 2017 CoreNet Global Summits will explore ways CRE professionals and corporations can transcend traditional boundaries through divergence. Over 2,000 CRE executives convene to learn cutting-edge technologies and creative CRE solutions, and network with colleagues from around the world. The summit offers seminars for MCR/SLCR certification, general sessions, concurrent breakout sessions, and an awards dinner. The Expo Hall, or “Innovation Pavilion,” offers Learning Theaters and a Technology Playground. Early Bird rates end June 19.

CoreNet Global Summit in North America – Seattle

Nov 8 - Nov 10 Boston, MA, US Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2017 U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); Informa Exhibitions

Billed as the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, USGBC’s annual event convenes some 25,000 buildings-related professionals from all over the world, spanning commercial and residential professionals, architects, building owners and operators and others. Three days of extensive educational programming, local green building tours, a vast exhibition floor, and ample networking events provide opportunities to learn about the latest technological innovations, explore new products, and exchange ideas with other professionals. 150+ educational sessions, including keynotes and workshops, cover credentialing maintenance needs, with sessions on LEED, GRESB, Parksmart, PEER, SITES, WELL, Zero Waste and the Investor Confidence Project. 600+ exhibitors showcasing a vast array of products and services for the sustainable building industry.

Co-located for 2017 with:

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2017

Nov 15 - Nov 16 Philadelphia, PA, US NeoCon East 2017 The Mart, a Vornado property

This 15th annual premier design exposition and conference for commercial interiors on the East Coast convenes thousands of architects, interior designers, FMs, space planners, office managers and CRE professionals, including government specifiers responsible for the repair, retrofit and green building modernization of public buildings. Attendees engage in networking and educational events including 25+ CEU-accredited seminars and keynote addresses. Supported by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), NeoCon East offers a special focus on products and services appearing under GSA’s Multiple Awards Schedule Program. Over 200 exhibitors showcase products and services for workplace, government, healthcare, hospitality, retail, education and public spaces, including: accessories/worktools, casegoods, files and storage, lighting, seating, signage, sustainable products, systems furniture, technology and tech support, and more, with thousands of new product launches. Co-located again for 2017 with Philadelphia’s Design on the Delaware conference.


NeoCon East 2017

Nov 28 - Nov 30 Buenos Aires, Argentina International Congress of Facility Managers (CIFMers LATAM) CIFMers Global

CIFMers is an international congress that promotes the facilities management profession. It will convene some 250 FM professionals from 18 countries to learn best practices and solutions used by leading companies worldwide. The event promotes sharing and collaboration among FMs, suppliers, associations and universities. ABRAFAC (Brazil), AFMP (Peru), EuroFM, Facility Management Chile, SLFM (Latin America), URUMAN and related organizations are participating in the event. “Save the date” document in Spanish.

International Congress of Facility Managers (CIFMers LATAM)


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May 2018

May 15 - May 18 Amsterdam, Netherlands ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2018 ISSA; RAI Amsterdam

Billed as the world’s largest trade fair for cleaning professionals, the 27th biennial ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam focuses on the latest solutions and trends in the areas of cleaning, hygiene, maintenance, and FM. First and foremost a networking event for the 30,000+ attendees from 130 countries, the show offers a complete industry overview and insight into global developments, and features the ISSA Educational Seminar program with inspiring sessions on cutting-edge topics and the technology of the future. More than 800+ exhibitors from 40+ countries showcase thousands of new and award-winning cleaning products and solutions in the 50,000 sq m expo hall.

ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2018