April 2017

Apr 24 - Apr 25 San Diego, CA, US College and University Science and Engineering Facilities 2017 Tradeline

This semi-annual science and engineering facilities planning conference convenes capital, facilities/operations, science teaching, research, and administrative stakeholders along with consulting architects and engineers to get the whole project team on the same page for renovating, reusing and repurposing outdated facilities for modern STEM programs. Attendees can benchmark plans, features, and metrics for renovations and new construction against what leading peer institutions are putting in place to transform facilities. Facility site tours are offered to outstanding STEM facilities at local educational institutions.

College and University Science and Engineering Facilities 2017

Apr 24 - Apr 27 Orlando, FL, US Cx Energy 2017 Conference and Expo AABC Commissioning Group (ACG), Associated Air Balance Council (AABC), Energy Management Association (EMA)

Cx Energy 2017 connects nearly 500 engineers, service providers, building owners, FMs and others engaged in building commissioning and energy management with experts in the field and exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies. CxEnergy’s accredited technical program covers key topic areas including Building Envelope/Enclosure Commissioning, ASHRAE Energy Standards, Data Centers, BAS Cyber-security, Energy Water Nexus, Energy Audits, Lighting Controls, and more. CxEnergy offers pre-conference certification workshops and seminars for Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA) and Energy Management Professional (EMP), plus a seminar devoted to testing and balancing topics. The Exhibit Hall offers state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and services for building commissioning and energy management, such as control automation, cost analysis and calculation programs, energy modeling solutions and lighting innovations.

Cx Energy 2017 Conference and Expo

Apr 24 - Apr 28 Las Vegas , NV, US The Reliability Conference; Internet of Condition Monitoring (IoCM) Symposium Reliabilityweb.com; Uptime Magazine

The Reliability Conference and expo convenes those who have responsibility for and/or an interest in asset care, reliability, condition monitoring, Internet of Things and related issues. There is a mix of educational topics and case studies for beginners and seasoned professionals alike, with new ideas to immediately put into practice. The event promises world-class keynotes and practitioner case studies, as well as short courses, workshops and a concurrent, full 4-day professional certification course and optional Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) exam. Over 50 top solution providers from around the world showcase products and services to advance organizations to high-performance reliability and asset management.

Co-located with the Internet of Condition Monitoring (IoCM) Symposium.

The Reliability Conference; Internet of Condition Monitoring (IoCM) Symposium

Apr 25 - Apr 27 Columbus, OH, US Reliable Plant Conference & Exhibition 2017 Noria

From learning sessions and case studies to hands-on product exposure and the latest technologies featured in the exhibit hall, the Reliable Plant Conference covers every facet of industrial lubrication, oil analysis and reliability in one three-day educational and networking event. Attendees can realize immediate bottom-line results on lubrication excellence and machine reliability by obtaining real-world information and processes that they can put into practice as soon they get home. Inspirational case studies and answer-oriented learning sessions inform attendees of industry best practices, while a 150,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall filled with innovative technologies equips end users with the tools needed to implement world-class reliability in their plants.

Reliable Plant Conference & Exhibition 2017

Apr 26 - Apr 28 Shanghai, China China Clean Expo (CCE) UBM Sinoexpo

Launched in 2002, China Clean Expo has become one of the largest meeting points of the Asian cleaning industry, attracting some 400 exhibitors from 30 countries and 20,000+ attendees from around the world. CCE showcases 10,000+ products in a wide range of categories: Cleaning Chemicals and Disinfectant, Cleaning Machines and Accessories, Water Purifiers, Laundry, Indoor Environment Purifiers, Wash Room and Toilet Cleaning, Waste Disposal, and Cleaning-related Services. The CCE Awards are presented. Held concurrently with Hotelex, Expo Build and several other shows, CCE jointly attracts buyers from hospitality, property management, contract cleaning, industrial cleaning, office building, hospital and public facilities industries.


China Clean Expo (CCE)

Apr 27 - Apr 29 Orlando, FL, USA AIA Convention 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA)

AIA’s 160th annual convention and expo convenes 1000s of architecture and design and building industry professionals for a year’s worth of continuing education credits (HSW, GBCI, ADA, RIBA) on topics including resiliency, business management, ADA compliance, LEED, green building, design and health, and more. The event offers 500+ seminars, workshops and expo sessions, plus networking events and50+ educational tours.The Expo consists of 171,000 sq. ft. with nearly 800 exhibitors andthe latest in materials, technology, and trends.

AIA Convention 2017

Apr 27 - Apr 28 San Diego, CA, US Research Facilities 2017 Tradeline

This 37th annual planning conference on research facilities convenes capital, facilities/operations, lab planning and research stakeholders along with consulting architects and engineers to get the whole project team on the same page in light of the major paradigm shift that is underway. Peer research organizations and planning experts explore how the latest facility initiatives for upgrades, modernization, and new construction are responding to new directions in such areas as research facility space allocation, shared work environments, wet-damp-dry lab types, office plans, support space, core research facilities, capital costs and advanced mechanical systems and controls. Tours are offered to area research facilities.

Research Facilities 2017


May 2017

May 1 - May 3 Chicago, IL, US RICS Summit of the Americas: CHI2017 (property, construction, land) RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

This 5th annual Summit of the Americas premier built environment event is a platform where over 500 global decision-makers from across the region address critical topics in real estate, FM, business valuation, and construction. CPDs available. Optional Chicago tours offered.

RICS Summit of the Americas: CHI2017 (property, construction, land)

May 3 - May 4 Auckland, New Zealand FM Summit 2017 Facilities Management Association of New Zealand (FMANZ)

The two-day “Forward FM” FM Summit and Trade Expo features 20+ speakers to enlighten attendees on a variety of facilities management and blue sky topics. A great opportunity to network and upskill, the event offers two days of thought-leadership sessions and informative seminars, FMANZ’s Gala Awards Dinner, a boutique Trade Expo, a new “FM 101” series, breakfast sessions, panel discussions and much more.

FM Summit 2017

May 3 - May 5 Las Vegas, NV, US HD Expo 2016 (hospitality design) Hospitality Design (HD) magazine; Emerald Expositions

Billed as the premier event for the hospitality design industry, HD Expo convenes over 10,000 interior designers, architects, owners/operators, developers, specifiers and purchasers to see the latest trends in design and technology, source products from 800+ hospitality design manufacturers and product providers, network and earn CEU credits at the fully accredited conference sessions. Attendees represent hotels/resorts, restaurants, nightclubs, casinos, golf/country clubs, senior and assisted-living facilities, timeshares and more.

HD Expo 2016 (hospitality design)

May 9 - May 10 Melbourne, Australia AUSCLEAN Pulire 2017 Interpoint Events

Associated with the global organization Pulire, AUSCLEAN Pulire is a dedicated Australian cleaning and hygiene event. Supported by INCLEAN magazine and others, this cleaning expo presents the latest in cutting-edge commercial cleaning and hygiene technology and education, focusing on key service delivery segments including building service contractors (BSCs), healthcare and restoration. The event offers quality education, free professional development and more than 40 exhibitors, combined with two days of networking and the respected INCLEAN Innovation Awards.

Co-located events:

  • Safety First Conference and Expo
  • National Manufacturing Week


AUSCLEAN Pulire 2017

May 9 - May 10 Toronto, ON, Canada Can Clean 2017 Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA)

This 34th edition of Can Clean is billed as Canada’s only national trade expo for the cleaning and maintenance professional, aiding facilities in their quest for cleaning standards, sustainability, hygiene and infection control, with a renewed outreach to other industry groups and interested users for 2017. It is newly located at Enercare Convention Centre, Canada’s largest and most environmentally responsible convention center, with 1 million square feet of exhibition space. Attendees can view leading-edge technology and equipment, sustainable cleaning solutions and product demonstrations, with a large selection of green cleaning products and earth-friendly cleaning equipment. The event offers an “outstanding” seminar program and the opportunity to network with industry professionals.

Can Clean 2017

May 9 - May 10 Hong Kong, China IFMA’s World Workplace Asia 2017 Conference and Exhibition International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

The need for strategic infrastructure planning and efficient FM to meet increasing demands is critical with the robust development taking place in Asia’s megacities. Modeled after IFMA’s flagship event in the USA, World Workplace Asia focuses on FM issues and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. World Workplace Asia welcomes facility practitioners from all over the world representing all aspects of the workplace environment — FM, real estate, government, IT, HR, engineering, architecture, design, security and other related industries. The event offers keynote addresses, a diverse marketplace and networking opportunities. Sessions focus on proven strategies and solutions for heightening facility performance, directing efficient workplace programs, and becoming a more effective leader, providing immediately applicable, concrete information that can benefit the triple bottom line.

IFMA’s World Workplace Asia 2017 Conference and Exhibition

May 9 - May 10 Melbourne, Australia ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo Australia ISSA; Interpoint Events

Following the National Cleaning Suppliers’ Association (NCSA) merger into ISSA and industry leader requests, the ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo Australia will consolidate and replace the previously competing AUSCLEAN Pulire and CleanScene shows. The comprehensive event will alternate between Melbourne and Sydney, attracting building service contractors, contract cleaners, carpet and restoration technicians, and in-house service providers working in various industries. The expo, with top-tier Australian suppliers showcasing the latest in cleaning technology and innovations, will be complemented with a robust educational program, networking opportunities, and co-located events such as the Safety First Conference and Expo and National Manufacturing Week. The education program will feature expert advice on business management for building service contractors; important issues in OH&S and the introduction of GHS when cleaning with chemicals; course-specific IICRC restoration training modules from the Restoration Industry Association (RIA); and technological advancements in the FM sector from the Facilities Management Association (FMA).

ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo Australia

May 9 - May 11 Philadelphia, PA, US LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2017) International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD); Illuminating Engineering Society (IES); AMC, Inc.

This 28th annual event is billed as the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, where light, technology and design converge. LFI 2017 attracts nearly 28,000 design, lighting, architectural, engineering, energy, FM and related industry professionals from around the world, with numerous networking opportunities. The show alternates between East Coast and West Coast sites. Speakers from diverse disciplines offer 200+ hours of accredited courses at all levels, covering a broad spectrum of educational topics such as retrofitting buildings, managing LED costs, and sources updates. Over 550 companies from around the world exhibit the latest industry products ranging from high-end design to cutting-edge technology. In-depth Pre-Conference runs May 7-8.

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2017)

May 10 - May 12 Denver, CO, US Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2017 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International

This event is billed as healthcare real estate’s premier education, networking and business development event. More than 1,000 healthcare real estate / management and healthcare administration professionals, including owners, architects and space planners, gather to stay on top of the issues and trends that impact how they develop and manage healthcare facilities, make connections, and acquire agility to meet the changing needs of healthcare’s dynamic new age. The program offers 20+ education sessions including keynote addresses from leading healthcare visionaries and concurring sessions in six in-depth tracks, including Compliance & Regulation, Facility Design, and Leasing & Management. Early Bird rates end March 31.

Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2017

May 14 - May 17 Broadbeach, Australia Ideaction.2017 National Facilities Management Conference and Exhibition Facilities Management Association of Australia (FMA)

FMA’s 28th annual conference combines a line-up of world-class presenters covering the latest industry issues, research and innovations, as well as networking opportunities and an exhibition of businesses providing FM services and products. Ideaction.2017 promises to provide the 300 FMs, property managers and related attendees from across Australia and abroad with unique experiences and strategies for the future and how to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the management of facilities. Participate in formal and informal presentations and discussions that cover areas such as advances in technology, innovation, and policy direction, and get behind the scenes of some of Australia’s leading facilities on exclusive site tours.

Ideaction.2017 National Facilities Management Conference and Exhibition

May 15 - May 17 Washington, DC, US Better Buildings Summit 2017 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

The Better Buildings Summit is a national meeting where leading organizations across key sectors showcase solutions to cut energy intensity in their buildings portfolio-wide by 20% over the next ten years. This Summit is designed for Better Buildings Partners and other stakeholders to exchange best practices and highlight demonstrated market solutions with an equal emphasis on discussing future opportunities for greater energy efficiency in U.S. homes and buildings. At the 2017 Summit, 900+ participants will engage in dialogue focused on sharing proven approaches. Speakers from the commercial, industrial, public, multifamily, residential and data center sectors will share how they draw on energy efficiency technologies, business practices, and partnerships to save money on utility bills, create new jobs, and improve their organization’s competitiveness.

Better Buildings Summit 2017

May 15 - May 19 London, United Kingdom Green Sky Thinking 2017 Open-City

Green Sky Thinking is a week-long, London-wide events program to highlight best practice and thinking in sustainable design and building, and to generate collaboration among the over 2,100 built environment and property professionals, from decision-makers to end-users. Since 2011, the week programs 50+ events that showcase sustainable design solutions for London’s current built environment challenges, with the theme “Building the Open City.” Unlike conferences or tradeshows, the events are informal and on-site project talks, thereby providing “real” exemplars for the industry to learn from. Each event is expert-led, hosted by organizations foremost in the delivery of sustainable design.

Green Sky Thinking 2017

May 15 - May 19 Various locations worldwide World FM Day/Week 2017 Global Facility Management Association (Global FM); Various FM organizations

Initiated in 2008 by Global FM, World FM Day (May 17) aims to recognize the vital work that FM professionals contribute to business worldwide, and to raise the profile of the FM profession anywhere FMs influence the health, safety, productivity and well-being of people who utilize the built environment. The 2017 theme, “Enabling Positive Experiences,” is about highlighting how FM enables exceptional spaces that enhance life. Global FM member organizations on six continents will celebrate World FM Day by holding public events on May 17 and throughout the week, such as luncheons, seminars and workshops, social media activity and more. For example, IFMA is expressing its appreciation to FMs by featuring a free content resource for each day of World FM ​Week. Winners of the Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management will be announced. Global FM offers promotional materials for the event on its site.

World FM Day/Week 2017

May 17 - May 18 Toronto, ON, Canada IFMA Facility Fusion Canada 2017 International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

A fusion of Canada-specific FM education, leadership training and best practices, the Facility Fusion Conference and Expo allows attendees to focus on issues unique to their specific facility type and/or region. The event is designed to meet specific professional development needs for every FM (CEUs/CFM maintenance points available), from day-to-day operations and soft management skills to advanced sustainability and workplace strategies. The smaller, more intimate setting at Facility Fusion (as opposed to IFMA’s World Workplace) lends itself to effective networking and in-depth professional connections. An Exhibit showcases FM-related products and services, and facility tours are offered.

Related event: IFMA Facility Fusion United States 2017 takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 4-6, 2017.

IFMA Facility Fusion Canada 2017

May 17 - May 18 Dallas, TX, US NFMT High-Performance Buildings and Workplaces (HPB+W) 2017 Building Operating Management magazine (Trade Press Media Group); ROC Exhibitions

Created by the owners of the National Facilities Management and Technology (NFMT) Conference and Expo, NFMT HPB+W is a free, 2-day event focused on the information needs of those responsible for the design, construction, and ongoing operation of high-performance buildings, including building owners, facilities managers, energy managers, sustainability managers, design / build firms, building contractors, consulting engineers and architects. Registration includes access to 45+ conference sessions in several cutting-edge tracks with CEUs available, entry to tech-packed expo, facility tours, networking events and a networking party.


NFMT High-Performance Buildings and Workplaces (HPB+W) 2017

May 18 Dubai, United Arab Emirates World Workplace Forum Middle East International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

In collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), IFMA is bringing the World Workplace Forum Middle East to Dubai for the first time, convening government, asset owners, senior-level FMs, key developers, and top-tier advisory and service providers to explore how international best practices can influence asset management strategies in the region. As a growing market, the Middle East needs innovative, strategic FM to drive the robust development taking place in the region, says IFMA. Titled “Dispelling the Myth: Strategic Facility Management vs. traditional Facilities Maintenance,” the event will explore the connection between efficient FM, business productivity and profitability.

World Workplace Forum Middle East

May 21 - May 24 New York, NY, US International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) Emerald Expositions

The 29th annual ICFF is a premier showcase for contemporary design and design trends, with an innovative exhibition, ASID-accredited continuing education seminars, and supplementary features. It attracts over 33,000 interior designers, architects, facilities managers and others specifying for high-end residential, hospitality, commercial or retail projects. More than 750 U.S. and international exhibitors from 30+ countries display contemporary furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, and kitchen and bath for residential and commercial interiors.

International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)

May 23 - May 24 Birmingham, United Kingdom edie Live (sustainable business) Faversham House (FH)

This energy, sustainability and resource efficiency event for business convenes thousands of FMs and others in charge of managing sustainability, energy, waste, renewables and more to explore innovations, be inspired and discover new technology solutions for building a more sustainable business. The free-to-attend CPD-certified conference and seminar program provides operational practicalities as well as a strategic look into the future of a more sustainable business world, with sessions focused on strategy and innovation, energy management, resource efficiency and onsite generation. Co-located with UtilityWeekLive: Water / Electricity / Gas.

edie Live (sustainable business)

May 23 - May 25 Verona, Italy Pulire: The Smart Show (cleaning industry) AfidampFAB (The Italian Association of Professional Cleaning Equipment, Machines and Product Manufacturers)

This 23rd major biennial event for the cleaning industry in Europe and the international community offers a complete range of machinery, chemical products, equipment and components for professional cleaning and hygiene in indoor spaces. Pulire attracts some 300 exhibitors from 20 countries and 15,000 visitors from 90 countries to its 16,000 sq m of display space.

Pulire: The Smart Show (cleaning industry)

May 30 - Jun 1 Vancouver, BC, Canada Building Lasting Change 2017 (CaGBC National Conference and Expo) Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC); Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac)

CaGBC is partnering with REALpac to deliver what is billed as Canada’s largest annual green building event and to advance green building in commercial real estate. Over 1000 delegates representing a cross-section of the building industry in Canada and abroad benefit from top-level education from Canadian and international speakers contributing to credential maintenance requirements through GBCI and other groups; advanced training and discussion; an expo floor featuring innovative Canadian building products; and many business-oriented networking opportunities. The Canadian Green Building Awards are presented, and green building tours are available.

Building Lasting Change 2017 (CaGBC National Conference and Expo)

May 30 - Jun 1 Stockholm, Sweden IFMA’s World Workplace Europe 2017 International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

IFMA and RICS have introduced IFMA World Workplace Europe 2017, based on the high-profile World Workplace global events that have advanced and shaped the work of FM professionals for 30 years. World Workplace Europe will offer the same valuable education, networking opportunities and inspirational content that FM professionals have come to expect from events in the USA, India and Asia, but with a distinctively European focus, addressing timely topics of critical importance to operating the built environment. The conference will feature engaging keynote speakers, dynamic education offering solutions that attendees can use to optimize their facilities, and a cutting-edge product and services exposition.


IFMA’s World Workplace Europe 2017


June 2017

Jun 2 - Jun 8 Seattle, WA, US American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce 2017) American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA); American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

This 79th annual event convenes thousands of industrial hygiene/occupational health (IH/OH) professionals of all levels and specialties who are responsible for the safety, health, and environment of today’s workspaces. AIHce 2017 presents the information and strategies needed to protect worker health, along with professional networking opportunities. Over 100 education programs in a variety of formats, including pre- and post-conference Professional Development Courses (PDCs), address professional development, scientific issues, management trends, industry innovations and more, with numerous credit hours available. 100s of exhibitors showcase the latest IH/OH technology, tools, and other products. AIHce Virtual Conference registration is also available, and AIHce On Demand provides access to digital recordings of most conference sessions through December 31, 2017.​

American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce 2017)

Jun 4 - Jun 7 Boston, MA, US NFPA Conference and Expo (fire protection, life safety) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

This major annual event for the fire protection, life safety, and electrical industries convenes some 5,000 attendees from every facet of the industry — from architects, engineers, contractors, and FMs to public and private fire service, enforcement agencies, insurers and utilities — to find solutions, network, and evaluate products. The comprehensive Expo showcases the products and services needed to meet and maintain compliance with prevailing codes and standards in the design, construction and operation of facilities of every kind in 600+ booths. The NFPA Conference offers CEUs for the 150 education sessions in 7 tracks, which cover such up-to-date topics as the Internet of Things, sensors and Big Data, drones, building codes, and energy management and storage. Early Bird rates end April 30.

NFPA Conference and Expo (fire protection, life safety)

Jun 7 - Jun 8 New York, NY, US ASIS 27th New York City Security Conference and Expo (ASIS NYC) ASIS International

More than 2,500 security and law enforcement professionals from the public and private sectors will convene for this 27th annual event for two days of education, exhibits, and unparalleled networking. Attendees will examine critical issues and trends in enterprise risk and public safety; connect with the industry’s most senior leaders; and discover the latest security technologies and services needed to enhance the safety and security of their organization or community at the free-to-attend Expo. ​​Sessions cover “fake news” and terrorism, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more, with up to 17 CPEs available.

ASIS 27th New York City Security Conference and Expo (ASIS NYC)

Jun 7 - Jun 8 Long Beach, CA, US West Coast Energy Management Congress (West Coast EMC) 2017 Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

Hosted by Southern California Edison, this 35th annual conference is designed to provide hands-on, up-to-the-minute information attendees can use right away to improve their energy management program and get up to speed on the current generation of innovative technologies available to help meet their goals. The multitrack conference covers a variety of topics (high-performance and green buildings, advanced technologies and renewable energy, retrofitting for Net Zero Plus using IoT technologies, performance metrics, energy storage, etc.), and includes a full series of optional AEE professional training seminars for attendees to earn CEU, PDH and AEE credits toward re-certification. The Expo showcases the latest energy technologies and services and presents free interactive technology and applications workshops. The California Green showcase, new to West Coast EMC and co-presented by the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR, highlights the latest green/sustainable energy technologies now available for both new design and retrofit projects. Pre-register for free admission to Expo and workshops ($95 on-site).

West Coast Energy Management Congress (West Coast EMC) 2017

Jun 8 London, United Kingdom ThinkFM Conference 2017 British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)

ThinkFM, BIFM’s annual flagship conference, convenes 300+ FM professionals and business leaders in HR, IT and other areas looking to make an impact through their facilities and workplace strategy. Launched in 2011, ThinkFM promotes debate and future thinking to focus the FM profession on how it needs to evolve to deliver benefits to business, the economy and wider society. Delegates from outside the FM sector will hear how they can harness the expertise of their FM for their business. Themed “FM in a Connected World” for 2017, the conference will look at how technological advances are impacting the FM sector, and the latest innovations helping prepare FMs for the challenges of the future.

ThinkFM Conference 2017

Jun 10 - Jun 12 Orlando, FL, US Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) Convention Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) of the NACDA

This 9th annual convention takes place during the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and Affiliates Convention Week June 8-15. The CEFMA event offers a keynote address, general sessions, concurrent breakout sessions, CEFMA Tradeshow, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Orlando City Soccer Stadium, and networking opportunities. Sessions cover such topics as outside rentals, staffing under FLSA law, Millenials in college athletics, preparing for natural disasters, and the wow factor vs. practicality.


Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) Convention

Jun 11 - Jun 14 Virginia Beach, VA, US NASFA 2017 National Conference and Resource Expo National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA)

The 29th annual NASFA conference convenes state facilities professionals responsible for the planning, development, operations and maintenance of state facilities, including hospitals, prisons, parks, and colleges and universities, as well as private sector FM providers. The event offers general and concurrent conference sessions; an exhibition of FM technology, products and services; a Parade of States, Sponsors and Exhibitors with distilled presentations; regional meetings; an awards banquet; and networking opportunities. Themed “Changing Tides,” conference topics include deferred maintenance, project delivery options, leveraging abandoned assets, FM outsourcing, Title II ADA compliance, strategic planning and more.

NASFA 2017 National Conference and Resource Expo

Jun 12 - Jun 14 Chicago, USA NeoCon 2017 (commercial interiors) Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.

This 49th annual major commercial interiors event attracts over 50,000 architecture, design and FM professionals and specifiers from around the world who design, plan, or manage any type of commercial interior to experience product innovations and developing industry macro-trends. More than 700 leading companies launch thousands of new products in nearly 1 million sq. ft. of exhibition space, covering a spectrum of vertical markets including workplace, healthcare, hospitality, retail, education, public spaces and government. Products and resources consist of interior building products/materials and finishes, furniture and fabrics, flooring, and technology. Contract magazine’s Best of NeoCon Awards are presented. A first-class educational program features 100+ accredited seminars, association forums, keynote presentations and special events, including tours throughout the city of Chicago.

NeoCon 2017 (commercial interiors)

Jun 14 - Jun 15 San Diego, CA, US Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings) Realcomm Conference Group

Realcomm convenes thousands of forward-thinking commercial and corporate real estate and facilities professionals from around the world to discuss how technology, automation and innovation impact how we design, transact, lease, operate and use real estate. The event offers dynamic education programs, solution provider expo, live interviews, tech briefings and tours, and networking.

IBcon focuses on the next generation of smart, connected, high-performance, green, sustainable, intelligent buildings. This event is not about the traditional one building, one system, one vendor smart building of yesterday, but rather the open-architected, interoperable, integrated, IP-, IT-centric smart buildings of tomorrow. Smart buildings, portfolios, campuses and cities that strive for energy reduction, operational efficiency, sustainability, enhanced occupant experiences and financial optimization are at the center of the discussion.

The Realcomm | IBcon Expo floor will feature more than 150 leading technology solutions providers, giving attendees access to representatives who will share solutions specific to the industry.

Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings)

Jun 19 - Jun 22 Denver, CO, US Safety 2017 (OSH) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Safety 2017 is ASSE’s 106th annual international professional development conference and exposition, convening 4,000+ occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals from 40+ countries. It offers 240+ educational sessions from 300+ speakers in 24 topic tracks (Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection, Risk Management, etc.); an extensive Expo with over 600 exhibitors showcasing cutting-edge products, technology and techniques; several technical tours; and numerous networking events. IACET-accredited educational sessions are offered on various levels in a variety of formats, including pre- and post-conference seminars, plenary sessions, specialty roundtables, case studies, small group discussions, and certification exam preparation workshops.

Safety 2017 (OSH)

Jun 20 - Jun 22 London, United Kingdom Facilities Show 2017 UBM

Titled “Inspiring Excellence in FM” and produced in association with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), this 18th annual event provides over 11,300 visitors from 40+ countries with the opportunity to connect with peers and colleagues and gain inspiration and insight. Along with inspirational keynote speakers, the free-to-attend CPD workshops and seminars address the biggest topics in FM. Over 300 exhibitors showcase the best and most innovative products and technologies, covering CAFM, software and telecoms; cleaning and washrooms; energy management and green FM; maintenance, lights and lifts; office management; removals and relocation; waste management; and much more. BIFM hosts the BIFM Career Zone.

Co-located shows, all part of UBM Live’s Protection and Management Series and attracting some 45,000 visitors and 1,600+ exhibitors in total, are:

  • Field Service Management Expo: service management, field service
  • Safety and Health Expo: safety and health
  • FIREX International: fire prevention, detection and protection; security
  • IFSEC International: security for people, property and assets
  • Professional Clothing Show: workware, corporatewear, PPE

Facilities Show 2017