September 2017

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 19 Singapore, Singapore WORKTECH17 Singapore Unwired Ventures

WORKTECH17 Singapore is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation, catering particularly to the educational needs of the top Global 1000 companies, relating to their global corporate real estate portfolios. The event provides delegates with insight into the latest strategy, technology and property trends, and how the future of the workplace will affect their business. Join senior professionals from facilities/workplace, real estate, HR, IT/technology, architecture/design and more to listen to global thought leaders, learn, and share best practice and expertise. Early Bird rate ends August 15.

WORKTECH17 Singapore

Sep 20 - Sep 22 Bangkok, Thailand International Exhibition and Conference on Building Maintenance and Facilities Management (BMAM Expo Asia 2017); co-located events IMPACT, Sphere

The 10th annual BMAM Expo Asia is a leading regional platform for the building maintenance, FM and property management industry, showcasing products, services and solutions to the expected 10,000+ trade visitors. Themed “Internet of Things Meets FM,” the event presents a wide range of FM products from 150 companies for security, fire and safety, M&E maintenance, plant and machine maintenance, workspace management, pest management, professional services and more.

BMAM Expo Asia is part of Asian Construction Week, comprised of exhibitions, conferences, and networking events related to the building and construction industry. It will feature innovative products from 350 companies ranging from concrete, cement, renewable energy technology, water efficiency management, waste and toxic management, building construction materials and systems, sustainable architecture services, FM, security, fire and safety, monitoring and measuring equipment, M&E maintenance and more.

Co-located events (part of Asian Construction Week):

  • Green Building and Retrofits (GBR) Expo Asia 2017
  • Concrete Asia 2017

International Exhibition and Conference on Building Maintenance and Facilities Management (BMAM Expo Asia 2017); co-located events

Sep 24 - Sep 27 Ottawa/Gatineau, ON, Canada IAMFA 2017 Annual Conference (museum facilities) International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA)

IAMFA’s Annual Conference offers learning, networking, and exploring in one of the world’s great cities and its top cultural institutions, with a parallel guest program. The 27th annual event convenes facilities professionals from museums and other cultural facilities around the world to support their efforts to set and attain standards of excellence and quality in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of world-class cultural facilities. Attendees will learn from other museum facilities professionals what they are doing to improve operations and sustainability and reduce operating costs, and best practices in dealing with the same issues they are. Themed “Renovation and Renewal,” this year’s Ottawa/Gatineau edition includes facility and exhibition tours and educational programs at the Canadian Museum of History, Canada Science and Technology Museum, Canadian Museum of Nature, Library and Archives Canada (LAC), National Arts Centre and National Gallery of Canada, with attendees staying at the Fairmont Château Laurier. An optional extra day of tours extends to Kingston, Ontario.

IAMFA 2017 Annual Conference (museum facilities)

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 25 - Oct 1 Various locations worldwide World Green Building Week 2017 World Green Building Council (WorldGBC); local GBCs

World Green Building Week is considered the flagship event of the global green building movement, organized by WorldGBC and led by its network of over 70 Green Building Councils and their 32,000 member companies. This year’s event focuses on the goal of making all buildings net zero by 2050 (#OurHeroIsZero). GBCs around the world raise awareness and celebrate successes with such events as building site tours, days of service, photography competitions, seminars and more. For information about participating in local events, contact your local GBC and download resources from the WorldGBC Web site. Events and commitments will also be publicized on the WorldGBC site — see the Hero Action Map.

World Green Building Week 2017

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, US 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 2 - Oct 8 Jaipur, India WorldGBC Members’ Day and Annual General Meeting; India Green Building Congress 2017 World Green Building Council (WorldGBC); India GBC; CII

The WorldGBC Members’ Day and Annual General Meeting are billed as the core gathering of the global Green Building Council community. This year, it is combined with the India Green Building Council and Confederation of Indian Industry’s Green Building Congress 2017. Optional tour to Agra (Taj Mahal) for an additional cost.

WorldGBC Members’ Day and Annual General Meeting; India Green Building Congress 2017

Oct 3 Vancouver, BC, Canada PRSM Canada West (retail facilities maintenance) Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM)

PRSM, the authority on retail, multisite FM, hosts PRSM Canada West to bring together FM suppliers and professionals involved in retail facilities maintenance management and non-management, as well as in retail property firms (including property owners, landlords, managers and developers), to ensure that retail stores are safe, well-maintained environments managed by well-trained industry professionals. The educational content covers the latest in facilities management, focusing on making vendor/retail partnerships more effective and efficient. The expo hall features Canadian and U.S.-operating-in-Canada vendor companies, showcasing Canada-specific products and services. Early Bird rates for PRSM members end 9/15.

PRSM Canada West (retail facilities maintenance)

Oct 4 - Oct 6 Munich, Germany EXPO REAL 2017 Messe München

EXPO REAL, billed as Europe’s largest trade fair for commercial property and investment, represents the whole supply chain of the international real estate sector, from design to financing to realization to operation and use. It convenes over 39,000 participants, including project managers, real estate agents, architects, corporate real estate managers and related professionals. Around 100 conference sessions cover current trends and innovations in the real estate, investment and financial markets, including the operation and utilization of properties. The event offers numerous opportunities for efficient networking.


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 10 - Oct 13 Chicago, IL, US IREM Global Summit 2017 (real estate management) Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

The IREM Global Summit, billed as the only event designed for real estate managers in all facets of the industry, will deliver a reengineered, contemporary conference experience for commercial and multifamily property and asset managers. Attendees can collaborate in a multigenerational, multicultural atmosphere with practitioners from around the world in various stages of their careers, from site to C-suite; innovate their thinking and perspective and get the information, knowledge, and insights needed to drive NOI and build their business; and differentiate themselves and their business by implementing the strategies, best practices, and new ideas they’ll take away. Keynote speakers: well-known drummer Mark Schulman and fighter pilot John Foley will speak on how to achieve peak performance from your team and yourself. The event hosts various business and governance meetings, and features the REME Awards and a community service project.

IREM Global Summit 2017 (real estate management)

Oct 10 - Oct 12 Dallas, TX, US Worship Facilities Conference and Expo 2017 (WFX) Church Production Magazine; WFX Network (Worship Facilities magazine, Worship Tech Director)

The Worship Facilities Conference and Expo provides essential education, hands-on training, networking, inspiration and creative solution options for every ministry team, including worship, tech, communications, facilities, and administration. With 3,500+ attendees, the event is designed for cross-discipline teams of church leaders seeking education, services and products to leverage staff, facilities and equipment/technology to better fulfill the mission and vision of their churches, regardless of size or denomination. New for 2017, WFX presents 5 distinct conferences delivering in-depth learning opportunities. Church teams are encouraged to attend together for more effective training and ROI. The event offers 150+ education sessions, with a focus on facilities and technology. The WFX expo is billed as the largest dedicated church expo in the nation, with over 255 companies and hundreds of innovative products and services in such areas as: audio/video products and integration, digital signage, facilities design and construction, furnishings, lighting products, media, security and software.

Worship Facilities Conference and Expo 2017 (WFX)

Oct 15 - Oct 18 San Antonio, TX, US AASHE Conference and Expo 2017 (campus sustainability) Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

AASHE’s annual conference brings together all those involved in campus sustainability to share effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities. With over 2,000 attendees expected from across the USA and several countries, the conference delivers nearly 300 educational sessions, workshops, and keynote addresses along with networking meetings and an expo. Themed “Stronger in Solidarity,” the event offers new sustainability tools and tactics to help institutions and their surrounding communities make progress toward a healthy and equitable future for all. The Expo covers everything from Air and Climate, Buildings, and Energy to Health and Well-being, Purchasing, and Water.

AASHE Conference and Expo 2017 (campus sustainability)

Oct 15 - Oct 18 Boston, MA, US I²SL Annual Conference 2017 (high-tech facilities) International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL)

The I²SL Annual Conference is billed as a leading international conference focused on strategies to meet the challenges of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in laboratories, data centers, cleanrooms, hospitals and related high-tech facilities. The conference is a technical forum for sharing information and networking with others in this niche community, covering the life cycle of these facilities from design to build to operation. I2SL welcomes an international audience of owners, EH&S officials, FMs, designers, engineers and lab users, with 700+ attendees expected. 2017 Technology and Services Fair will highlight cutting-edge technologies and techniques. The 2017 Go Beyond Awards will recognize excellence in sustainability. Continuing education credits are available.

I²SL Annual Conference 2017 (high-tech facilities)

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 19 Toronto, ON, Canada PRSM Canada East (retail facilities maintenance) Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM)

PRSM, the authority on retail, multisite FM, hosts PRSM Canada East to bring together FM suppliers and professionals involved in retail facilities maintenance management and non-management, as well as in retail property firms (including property owners, landlords, managers and developers), to ensure that retail stores are safe, well-maintained environments managed by well-trained industry professionals. The educational content covers the latest in facilities management, focusing on making vendor/retail partnerships more effective and efficient. The expo hall features Canadian and U.S.-operating-in-Canada vendor companies, showcasing Canada-specific products and services. Early Bird rates for PRSM members end 9/15.

PRSM Canada East (retail facilities maintenance)

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 24 San Francisco, CA, US WORKTECH17 West Coast (facilities, real estate, technology) Unwired Ventures

WORKTECH17 West Coast is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. Some 250 senior corporate workplace professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management, architecture, design and professional advisors convene to learn from global thought leaders and share best practice and expertise on how they can help drive efficiencies in their workplaces and drive the productivity of their workforces. The WORKTECH international workplace conference series caters to the educational needs of senior professionals in the top Global 1000 companies, and has been held at locations around the world.


WORKTECH17 West Coast (facilities, real estate, technology)

Oct 25 - Oct 27 Kansas City, MO, US EDspaces: The Future of Educational Facilities Education Market Association (EDmarket)

EDspaces convenes the key stakeholders who design, equip and manage innovative learning spaces and the manufacturers, service providers and dealers who offer them solutions. The even showcases the latest products and services for educational facilities from pre-K to higher education, and includes a CEU-accredited education conference focused on forward-thinking, sustainable design and the changing impact of environments on learning. Education and award partners include AIA-CAE, USGBC’s Center for Green Schools, IIDA and AIAS.

EDspaces: The Future of Educational Facilities

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)

Oct 30 - Nov 3 Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia CTBUH 2017 International Conference (tall buildings) Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)

CTBUH holds an international conference in different global cities every year to convene tall building / urban habitat owners and managers, developers, contractors, architects, planners, engineers, policymakers and others from around the world for trends in buildings and development and the latest thinking on sustainability. Titled “Connecting the City: People, Density and Infrastructure,” this year’s event takes place across three cities — Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, with expansive tours, site visits, and technical demonstrations in each. It will discuss how skyscrapers are becoming “connectors” in the city, with traditionally ground-level aspects such as physical urban infrastructure, circulation, greenery, and urban functions ideally continuing up and into the building. The discussion will embrace every discipline, from urban planning to cost consulting, architectural design to vertical transportation, real estate development to curtain wall design, with CES/CPD credits available.

CTBUH 2017 International Conference (tall buildings)


November 2017

Nov 5 - Nov 7 Manama, Bahrain ASIS Middle East 2017 Security Conference and Exhibition ASIS International

ASIS Middle East 2017 provides an established platform for education and business exchange for those responsible for keeping organizations secure, sustainable and resilient. The 8th annual event addresses the key trends and issues facing senior security professionals in the region dealing with a complex mix of physical security, cybersecurity and management issues. In support of strategic initiatives across the GCC, the program will focus on security as an enabler of economic diversification, with ASIS-connected experts from critical infrastructure, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance and hospitality presenting keynotes, executive sessions and panels. The event will showcase leading opinions, analysis, strategic frameworks and practical experience, in combination with an exhibition featuring the latest solutions and technologies.

ASIS Middle East 2017 Security Conference and Exhibition

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 9 Calgary, AB, Canada BUILDEX Calgary Informa Exhibitions

The 18th annual BUILDEX Calgary is billed as Alberta’s largest tradeshow and conference for the architecture, construction, interior design, renovation and property management industries, attracting some 4,000 attendees annually. The conference offers the latest trends and technologies in the building and real estate industry, networking and education, with 40+ accredited educational seminars. Over 225 exhibits showcase innovative products, materials, technologies and services related to the entire spectrum of design, construction, renovation and management of all types of commercial buildings.



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 11 - Nov 14 Orlando, FL, US Healthcare Design Expo and Conference (HCD 2017) (also operations) Center for Health Design; Healthcare Design magazine

HCD 2017 focuses on how the design and operations of responsibly built environments directly impact the safety, operation, clinical outcomes, and financial success of healthcare facilities now and into the future. It convenes over 3,600 professionals from across the nation who are involved in the design, construction and management of healthcare facilities to learn and help shape the future of healthcare facility design. The multi-track agenda offers 100+ educational sessions, including a Facilities Management track, along with pre-conference workshops, with CEUs available. The event also features networking sessions, facility tours, and an exhibit hall, with hundreds of exhibitors showcasing innovative healthcare design products and services.

Healthcare Design Expo and Conference (HCD 2017) (also operations)

Nov 13 - Nov 14 ChampionsGate, FL, US RCI’s 2017 Building Envelope Technology Symposium RCI

The Building Envelope Technology Symposium offers cutting-edge information regarding the design, construction, maintenance and repair of modern and/or older building envelopes. Geared towards building envelope professionals, architects, engineers, contractors and FMs, the program is valuable to anyone involved with maintaining or designing building envelope systems. Open instructor / attendee dialogue is encouraged, and expert speakers offer not only technical data but relevant, practical solutions by referencing real-world examples and specific case histories. Up to 12 RCI CEHs and 12 AIA LUs are available. Representatives from over 35 leading building envelope material manufacturers will discuss the latest technological innovations and their materials’ characteristics and applications. Each registrant will receive a comprehensive proceedings book. Early Registration ends October 20.

RCI’s 2017 Building Envelope Technology Symposium

Nov 14 - Nov 15 Silicon Valley, CA, US CoRE Tech 2017 (real estate / facilities / technology) Realcomm

CoRE Tech 2017 is at the intersection of corporate real estate (CRE), facilities, energy, sustainability and technology. It convenes proactive, visionary CRE and facilities executives to focus on innovative automation and technology strategies to help achieve their organization’s real estate goals. The event offers world-class speakers and thought leaders; a leading-edge education program; executive briefings and tours to tech-centric projects in the Silicon Valley; and a Tech Showcase featuring cutting-edge tech solutions.

CoRE Tech 2017 (real estate / facilities / technology)

Nov 14 - Nov 15 Orlando, FL, US NFMT Orlando (facilities management and technology) Building Operating Management magazine (Trade Press Media Group); ROC Exhibitions

From the publisher of Building Operating Management and Maintenance Solutions magazines, NFMT Orlando (which alternates yearly with NFMT Vegas) is a trade show and educational conference for both experienced and new facilities professionals responsible for the management, operations, maintenance, renovation and construction of all types of non-residential buildings. The free (for buyers and specifiers) two-day event convenes some 2,000 facilities professionals from throughout the USA and abroad to find the latest FM strategies, solutions and best practices, and to network with peers. The event features 50+ educational sessions (14 CEUs available), optional pre-conference workshops for a low fee, and a technology-filled expo hall with 150+ suppliers, featuring hands-on presentations and demonstrations of the latest FM products, services and breakthroughs.

NFMT Orlando (facilities management and technology)

Nov 14 - Nov 15 London, United Kingdom WORKTECH17 London Unwired Ventures

WORKTECH17 is an annual event that is part of an international workplace conference series held at locations around the world for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. Join senior professionals from facilities, real estate, HR, IT/technology, executive management, architecture and design as well as professional advisors in an intimate setting for information on managing global corporate real estate portfolios, driving efficiencies in the workplace, and driving workforce productivity.


Nov 15 - Nov 16 New York, NY, US International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC East) Security Industry Association (SIA)

Counterpart to ISC West in April, ISC East is a premier security industry event for physical, IT and IoT security, convening over 4,500 security-related professionals to discover security products and technology, network with colleagues and security professionals, and gain valuable security industry training and knowledge. Technical reps from 225 brands showcase the latest security equipment, products and services, with exhibits covering video surveillance, access control, public security, biometrics, distributors, smart home, IoT, unmanned security and more.

International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC East)

Nov 15 Edison, NJ, US Mid-Atlantic Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference (MABFM’17) Professional Expos Group

Sponsored by the regional chapters of IFMA, USGBC, BOMA, IREM, AFE and others, this 12th annual FM event is free to all qualified professionals. The MABFM educational conference offers sessions covering a wide range of topics including: LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, Facility Maintenance, Construction and Design, etc., with CFM credits available from IFMA, CEU credits from AFE, and CPD credits from BOMI. Over 200 exhibitors display innovative products and services necessary to operate, manage, maintain and renovate all types of buildings and facilities, focused on the Tri-State area of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Mid-Atlantic Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference (MABFM’17)

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