June 2017

Jun 20 - Jun 23 New Orleans, LA, US Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC 2017) Energy Systems Lab at Texas A&M University; LA Dept. of Natural Resources

The IETC focuses on industrial energy technology and waste reduction, convening top-level energy managers, plant engineers, utility representatives, state and federal government representatives, industry consultants and suppliers from North America and around the world. The latest technologies and expertise on smart manufacturing, corporate energy management, and energy opportunity analysis, as well as case studies of successful, real-world industrial efficiency projects, are presented. The technical program, plenary sessions, workshops and panel discussions offer education regarding industrial innovations, energy use and waste reduction programs, as well as the latest in various state and federal programs affecting industry, with take-home information to help participants make immediate improvements in their facilities.


Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC 2017)

Jun 20 - Jun 22 Germany World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC) 2017 Berlin World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN); Professional Green Roof Association (FBB)

The World Green Infrastructure Congress is an international event held annually in a different WGIN member country. The event focuses on the greening of buildings (greening of roofs, façades and indoor areas) and related topics such as urban climate, rainwater management and sustainability. Builders, architects, engineers, landscape architects, industrial and property representatives, and related professionals from five continents discuss the positive impact of green infrastructure on urban environmental quality and on the well-being of city dwellers. Experts show successful applications of green infrastructure, the best research initiatives, outstanding projects, the latest technologies and incentive-oriented policies for building green. Optional tours are offered to view special green roofs and façades in Berlin.

World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC) 2017 Berlin

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 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)


August 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.

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

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

ASIS 2017 is a comprehensive international educational and networking event that equips more than 20,000 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.

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


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 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


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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


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January 2019

Jan 14 - Jan 16 Atlanta, GA, US International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE); Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

The AHR Expo and ASHRAE Winter Conference event is a major annual HVACR marketplace, convening some 60,000 industry professionals and exhibiting personnel.

International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference


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February 2020

Feb 3 - Feb 5 Orlando, FL, US International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE); Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

The AHR Expo and ASHRAE Winter Conference event is a major annual HVACR marketplace, convening some 60,000 industry professionals and exhibiting personnel.

International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference


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