November 2019

Nov 18 - Nov 21 Las Vegas, NV, US ISSA Show North America 2019 (cleaning, maintenance, FM) ISSA

Running for nine consecutive decades, this combined international event for the entire cleaning industry focuses on the latest solutions and trends in the areas of cleaning, maintenance, and facilities management, with 16,000+ attendees expected from nearly 70 countries. 100+ education seminars and training workshops address the entire range of topics important in the industry and help attendees build skills, streamline processes, update professional certifications, and get up-to-the-minute perspectives from the experts. 700+ exhibitors from around the world showcase thousands of cost-saving cutting-edge janitorial products and services as well as safety, food service, health care, laundry and warewash, hospitality, office supplies and hardware products, along with specialized outdoor equipment. Numerous networking events are offered. Early Bird registration ends 9/17.

ISSA Show North America 2019 (cleaning, maintenance, FM)

Nov 19 - Nov 22 Atlanta, GA, US Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2019 U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); Informa Exhibitions

USGBC’s Greenbuild is billed the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide to learn and source cutting-edge solutions to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life in our buildings, cities and communities. Themed “A New Living Standard” for 2019, Greenbuild convenes over 20,000 buildings-related professionals and 300+ diverse exhibiting companies from all over the world, spanning commercial and residential engineering and construction professionals, architects, building owners, FMs and others. Three days of extensive educational programming (82% of which has never been presented before), sector-specific summits (NEW: Resilience and Global Health & Wellness), 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. 200+ education sessions, including keynotes and workshops, cover credentialing maintenance needs, with tracks such as Building Performance. Daily keynote speakers include President Barack Obama.

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2019

Nov 20 - Nov 21 New York, NY, US International Security Conference and Exposition East (ISC East 2019) 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 some 7,000 public safety and security-related professionals to discover security products and technologies, network with peers, and gain valuable education on top emerging security risks. Featuring 20+ sessions, the SIA Education@ISC East Program delivers all-new content on the most current business trends, technologies and latest developments. Technical reps from 300+ brands showcase the latest security equipment, products and services, with exhibits covering everything from video surveillance and access control to IoT and unmanned security.


International Security Conference and Exposition East (ISC East 2019)

Nov 26 - Nov 27 London, United Kingdom Build2Perform Live 2019 (building performance) Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

Build2Perform Live is CIBSE’s 6th annual two-day, free-to-attend dynamic event dedicated to helping built environment professionals and the wider supply chain improve efficiency and save money through effective building services. The event convenes 2,000 total attendees involved in building performance: energy efficiency, heating and ventilation, lighting, public health, commissioning or facilities management (FM). 90+ speakers present 80+ hours of approved CPD content across seven theatres focusing on three key themes within the building performance environment: Design, Deliver, Perform. 70 major manufacturers and suppliers from the building services engineering sector showcase best practice in building performance and demonstrate the latest products and innovations, as well as give CIBSE CPD presentations free to visitors and delegates.


Build2Perform Live 2019 (building performance)

Nov 27 - Nov 28 London, United Kingdom EMEX: The Energy Management Exhibition 2019 EMEX; Energy Managers Association (EMA)

The 6th annual EMEX is the UK meeting place for some 4,500 industrial and commercial energy, sustainability and facilities managers to focus on energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability. Supported by BIFM, BSI, SOE, IEMA BPF, BBP and others, the conference provides a platform to share knowledge, technologies and expertise to help find innovative and effective solutions to energy challenges. 80+ seminars, many CPD-accredited, address today’s hot issues across five topical theatres: Best Practice, Career and Training; Sustainability and Climate Change; Built Environment, Technology and Innovation; Strategy, Regulation and Compliance; and Flexible Power Zone. 130+ exhibitors help businesses of all sizes gain efficiency in energy use. Registration is free.

EMEX: The Energy Management Exhibition 2019


December 2019

Dec 4 - Dec 6 Toronto, ON, Canada The Buildings Show (design, construction, property management) Informa Markets

This 30th combined event comprising five shows is billed as North America’s largest event for products, services, educational programming and professional networking for the design, construction and property management industries. The shows are: Construct Canada, PM Expo (managing, operating buildings), Homebuilder and Renovator Expo, Buildings Connect (new for 2019, integrated into all shows: proptech innovations), and World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion. Some 30,500 trade professionals attend the show annually to discover new innovations across the building industry and to test and source the latest materials, products, tools and technologies from 1,600 Canadian, US and international exhibitors. Attendees choose from 350 seminars, keynotes, summits and roundtables led by a roster of 500 industry experts. Education streams (tracks) include Building Envelope Solutions; Optimizing Building Performance and Enhancing Net Asset Value; Smart Buildings / Technologies and Innovations; Sustainable Design / Environment and High-Performance Buildings; and more.

The Buildings Show (design, construction, property management)

Dec 9 - Dec 12 Clearwater Beach, FL, US 2019 Buildings XIV International Conference ASHRAE; Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Buildings XIV triennial conference focuses on the thermal and moisture performance of the exterior envelope of whole buildings, covering high-impact technologies and processes that are lifecycle cost effective and reduce energy use and environmental consequences, including technical papers and unique case studies. The conference includes two tracks focused on Principles (research and development) and Practices (practical applications and case studies). The conference draws heavily on the advanced technical knowledge of global experts; it takes place every three years to allow time to develop new research and technology applications and to document findings. It covers such topics as Air Barriers and Air Leakage; Building Envelope Commissioning; Building Retrofit; Building Sustainability and Resilience; Cost Optimization; Daylighting; HVAC-Envelope Integration; Low Energy Buildings; Moisture Management, Durability and Service Life; Monitoring, Modeling and Simulation; and more.

2019 Buildings XIV International Conference

Dec 9 - Dec 12 Marco Island, FL, US International Maintenance Conference (IMC-2019) (reliability) ReliabilityWeb.com; Uptime Magazine

This 34th annual conference and expo convenes 1,000+ maintenance reliability leaders, machine learning masters, physical asset managers and others involved with condition monitoring. Professional development sessions cover all aspects of reliability, condition monitoring, machine learning, asset management, operational excellence, precision maintenance, human capital management and competency-based learning, and can benefit anyone who is responsible for planning, scheduling, managing, or implementing them. Solution providers offer products, services, training and software to advance reliability and asset management, to drive change and performance.


International Maintenance Conference (IMC-2019) (reliability)


February 2020

Feb 3 - Feb 5 Orlando, FL, US International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference 2020 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE); Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

This major annual HVAC/R event, touted as the “world’s largest” and first held in 1930, convenes 45,000+ total attendees, from product designers, engineers and architects to installers, end-users and facility operators, from across the US and around the world. The hands-on AHR Expo features 1,800+ manufacturers and suppliers (18,000+ personnel) from all over the world showcasing 1,000s of the latest and most sustainable HVAC/R systems, equipment, products, services and technology in 770+ categories, including two special sections: The Building Automation and Control Showcase, and The Software Center. The expansive education program features 120+ sessions including free best practices and industry trends seminars from leading HVACR organizations; continuing education programs from the ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) (earn PDHs/CEUs); rapid-fire product presentations; 50+ free seminars, and professional certification opportunities. Numerous networking opportunities. Registration is free through January 23.

The co-located ASHRAE Winter Conference convenes 3,000+ buildings-related engineers, architects, contractors, students, and other industry professionals for a 5-day event packed with technical sessions, education, industry-advancing committee meetings and social events. It includes several conference tracks focusing on resources to design, build, control, commission and operate facilities and infrastructure that need to not only be efficient, but resilient. The conference badge provides entrance to the AHR Expo.

International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference 2020

Feb 11 - Feb 13 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo dmg::events

The co-located FM EXPO Saudi (Facilities Management Solutions) and Saudi Clean Expo (Cleaning & Hygiene Solutions) bring together the entire FM and cleaning industry in Saudi Arabia, with nearly 2,000 visitors, 30+ exhibitors and some 20 certified workshops and industry speakers. Saudi Vision 2030, which aims to diversify the economy and is boosting such sectors as real estate, tourism and retail, is in turn boosting FM services to support those sectors by ensuring their smooth operational performance. FM EXPO Saudi will bring together key FM decision-makers to network and find business development opportunities. The rapid growth of the FM sector is also boosting demand for cleaning services from the commercial, government, retail, residential, hospitality, aviation, sporting, education and healthcare sectors. Saudi Clean Expo will highlight ongoing trends that include demand for high-performance cleaning products and equipment that are both cost-effective, sustainable and easy to use, and will showcase cleaning equipment, chemicals and hygiene products.

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo

Feb 12 - Feb 13 Vancouver, BC, Canada BUILDEX Vancouver Informa Markets

BUILDEX Vancouver is billed as Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the architecture and design, construction, and property management industries, attracting over 14,000 attendees annually. The event offers 2 full days of product launches, problem solving, networking and education for the holistic building industry, with 90+ credit-approved educational seminars. Over 600 exhibits showcase innovative and green products, materials, technologies and services in over 100 different categories.

BUILDEX Vancouver

Feb 19 - Feb 21 Tokyo, Japan JFMA Facility Management Forum 2020 Japan Facility Management Association (JFMA)

The 14th Facility Management Forum covers facilities of all types, with presentations of FM best practices, technologies and methods proven successful in Japan and overseas. Themed “Age of human focus — Future opened by facility management” for 2020, the Forum advocates demonstrating the value of FM to tackle the many social issues that surround people. It convenes some 4,000 FM-related professionals and over 30 exhibitors. Features include more than 70 lectures and panel sessions with certification renewal, an exhibition, the JFMA Awards ceremonies, and networking events. Site in Japanese (Google Translate into English here).

JFMA Facility Management Forum 2020

Feb 20 London, United Kingdom Workplace Futures 2020 (FM) Information Facilities Management Ltd. (i-FM.net)

This 13th annual event gathers professionals responsible for marketing, procuring or delivering FM — from business, property and facilities — to identify and help shape the future of the FM industry and the workplace. Workplace Futures builds each year on the ideas of previous years, showing how FM can play a crucial role in virtually every industry in a changing world. This year’s event, titled “The 20:20 FM Vision of Wellness,” explores today’s need to move quickly to a more holistic offer that spans the crucial interactions between people and their buildings to ensure optimal efficiency, effectiveness, comfort, productivity, safety and health. The event brings together a top-flight panel of speakers, complemented with ample time for discussion and networking.

Workplace Futures 2020 (FM)


March 2020

Mar 3 - Mar 5 London, United Kingdom Futurebuild 2020 (sustainable built environment) Futurebuild Events

Supported by the BRE, RIBA, CIBSE, IWBI and others, this major international event for the built environment builds on the legacy of the Ecobuild conference by striving to be a catalyst for change. With the goal of making the built environment carbon-neutral by 2050, the conference and exhibition provide innovations to address the biggest challenges facing the built environment, in six sections: Buildings Energy, Offsite, Infrastructure, Interiors, and Resourceful Materials. Futurebuild convenes over 27,000 visitors from around the world, and close to 500 exhibitors showcase the latest products and cutting-edge technology for new build, refurbishment, residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Futurebuild 2020 (sustainable built environment)

Mar 3 - Mar 4 Dublin, Ireland Workplace and Facilities Expo Stepex Ltd

Incorporating FM Ireland, this free-to-attend conference and exhibition is billed as a complete event for those involved in managing, maintaining and operating facilities of all kinds, focusing on the effective management of commercial, industrial, retail, educational, government and other large facilities and working environments. Supported by ASFP Ireland, IWFM, IOSH, ISIA, NISO and others, the show covers the entire spectrum of FM services and products, with clearly defined areas dedicated to Health and Safety, Fire Safety and other key sectors.

Workplace and Facilities Expo

Mar 8 - Mar 13 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Light+Building 2020 (lighting and building services technology) Messe Frankfurt

This major biennial trade fair for lighting and building services technology presents intelligent and networked solutions, future-oriented technologies and current design trends. Themed “Connecting. Pioneering. Fascinating.” for 2020, Light+Building showcases solutions for reducing the energy consumption of buildings, at the same time as raising the levels of comfort within them. The show covers everything from LED and photovoltaic technology to electric vehicles, “intelligent” ways of using electricity with “smart metering,” and “smart grids.” By combining lighting and networked building services, the industry can offer an integrated range of products and services that make a crucial contribution to fully exploiting the potential for energy savings in buildings. The event convenes all the trades involved in the planning, construction, and management of integrated buildings, drawing over 220,000 architects, designers, planners, engineers, operators and others from 177 countries. 2,700+ exhibitors showcase an extensive spectrum of the latest energy-saving products and services.

Light+Building 2020 (lighting and building services technology)

Mar 10 - Mar 12 Singapore, Singapore CoreNet Global Summit — Asia Pacific (APAC) 2020 — Singapore (corporate real estate) CoreNet Global

The theme for this 2020 corporate real estate summit, #relationshipgoals (“Bricks, Bytes & A Culture That’s Right”), is all about how relationships are fundamental to creating digital and physical integration at work, connecting people, place and technology. When they’re right, the culture is right, say the organizers, and when they’re wrong, businesses falter. With the convergence of HR, IT and CRE likely to grow exponentially in the coming years, the summit helps prepare attendees to lead. The 2019 CoreNet Global Summit will help hundreds of CRE/FM attendees advance their skills, connect with peers, be recognized for their achievements, and stay updated on the latest trends and innovations that are reshaping the way we do business, with some 50 educational sessions. Pre-Summit Professional Development Seminars offered March 8. Early Bird rates end December 16.

CoreNet Global Summit — Asia Pacific (APAC) 2020 — Singapore (corporate real estate)

Mar 16 - Mar 19 Louisville, KY, US Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2020 Applied Ergonomics Society, of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)

The 23rd annual Applied Ergonomics Conference convenes health and safety-related professionals as well as FMs and industrial/manufacturing engineers and others from numerous industries and around the world to share best practices in ergonomics, healthcare, safety, HR and risk management. The event is focused on practical applications of ergonomics in a variety of work settings with real-world examples from companies that have implemented programs ensuring safe performance. AEC features a variety of multidisciplinary educational sessions for all experience levels providing best practices and the latest solutions, with the opportunity to earn CEUs or PDHs; the annual Ergo Cup competition; an extensive Exhibit Hall; optional behind-the-scenes facility tours; and networking events.


Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2020

Mar 17 - Mar 18 New York City, NY, US LEDucation 2020 (solid-state lighting) Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY)

The 13th annual LEDucation is the marketplace for light-emitting diode (LED) solid-state lighting (SSL) innovations, convening 6,000+ professionals from the architectural, engineering, interior design, construction, FM, lighting and wireless industries around the country. 30+ AIA/CEU-accredited educational seminars discuss the latest advancements, trends, regulations and applications in SSL technology, lighting and controls, and an expanded expo showcases the latest designs and technologies from 400+ local and worldwide commercial and architectural manufacturers. LEDucation is a nonprofit event, and its proceeds help stimulate future LED advancements by supporting a variety of grants, scholarships and lighting programs.

LEDucation 2020 (solid-state lighting)

Mar 17 - Mar 19 Baltimore, MD, US National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT 2020); Clean Buildings Expo 2020 Building Operating Management magazine; ROC Exhibitions; ISSA; Trade Press Media Group

Building Operating Management magazine offers this 20th annual comprehensive 3-day conference and trade show free to attend for 5,000+ FM, maintenance and operations-related professionals from most US states and 25+ countries and all types of facilities, along with industry experts and leading suppliers. One of the largest FM events in the country, NFMT 2020 promises to deliver take-aways including new best practices, operational strategies, tricks of the trade, and innovative solutions to help attendees manage their facilities more productively. 125 educational sessions are offered in 10 tracks: Asset Management, Business Management, O&M Technical Services Management, O&M Work Management, Risk Management, Safety and Security Management, and Utility Management, with CEUs available. The comprehensive expo showcases the newest FM technologies and solutions from over 500 exhibiting companies. Facility tours and networking events are offered.

Co-located event:

Clean Buildings Expo 2020 (* March 13-18, 2020 *) — The 2nd annual trade show and conference for the commercial cleaning industry from ISSA and Trade Press Media Group. Designed and targeted for end users of cleaning products and equipment, this show attracts decision-makers from industry segments such as healthcare, hospitality, education, and government, as well as building service contractors.

National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT 2020); Clean Buildings Expo 2020

Mar 18 - Mar 20 Amsterdam, Netherlands World Workplace Europe ‘20 Conference and Expo; Facility for Future (FM) International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); Facility Management Netherlands (FMN)

Building on IFMA’s successful World Workplace facilities management (FM) events in America and Asia, this 4th European edition joins the 3rd Facility for Future event again for 2020. The event emphasizes collaboration within the built environment and FM in particular, including users, suppliers, other departments like HR or finance, and all actors in the built environment, across borders, and with the outside world in general. The event features engaging national and international speakers; dynamic education offering solutions that attendees can use to optimize their facilities; facilitated networking; and a cutting-edge product and services expo. Presentation languages will be English and Dutch.

World Workplace Europe ‘20 Conference and Expo; Facility for Future (FM)


April 2020

Apr 1 - Apr 3 Prague, Czech Republic ASIS Europe 2020 (security) ASIS International

Titled “from Risk to Resilience,” the 19th annual ASIS Europe convenes established and aspiring security leaders, expert advisors, and innovators in security and risk management. The event addresses complex challenges in today’s fast moving, innovative business environment. An exceptional educational program covers a wide range of cyber- and physical-security risk outlooks, leadership and management topics, case studies and analysis, using a variety of learning formats, with CPE credits available. The exhibition showcases the latest security services and solutions. The 2019 event attracted over 900 registrants from more than 60 countries, and 45 exhibitors. Core attendance comes from senior security practitioners from multinational companies. Behind-the-scenes professional security tours are available.

ASIS Europe 2020 (security)

Apr 6 - Apr 9 Washington, DC, US Building Innovation 2020 Conference and Expo National Institute of Building Sciences

The National Institute of Building Sciences 8th Annual Conference and Expo will convene the entire spectrum of building professionals to discuss resilience, technology and the workforce. Innovators will share ideas, initiatives, practices and policies to optimize building performance and sustainability. Attendees can collaborate with colleagues, learn from leaders and strategize with stakeholders from across the entire community. The compelling, credit-building program is designed to engage the entire team involved in planning, designing, procuring, constructing, operating, maintaining and retiring physical facilities to advance innovation in building science and technology.

Building Innovation 2020 Conference and Expo

Apr 14 - Apr 16 San Francisco, CA, US IFMA Facility Fusion Conference and Expo 2020 International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

At Facility Fusion, FM professionals can connect, communicate and help redefine modern-day facilities management. Geared toward the unique needs and challenges in managing specific types of facilities, projects and teams, it fuses global, local, industry-specific and individual FM focus areas into one highly charged learning and networking event. Facilities professionals from 46 US states and 20 countries, representing some 800 companies, can focus on personal leadership skills and career development at every career level, and build their professional network. The event presents best practices for improving operational efficiency, and field-tested strategies for increasing employee productivity through a better work environment. You’ll stay up to date on industry trends and standards, helping ensure that your organization is current, compliant and competitive. Facility tours provide a first-hand look at energy-efficient features, building upgrades and strategic space planning. The expo saves hours of independent research on products, services, and suppliers. Early Bird discount ends March 2, 2019.

IFMA Facility Fusion Conference and Expo 2020

Apr 21 - Apr 23 Melbourne, Australia Total Facilities (TFX 2020) (high-performing environments) Diversified Communications Australia

Themed “Championing High-Performing Environments,” the 9th annual Total Facilities is billed as Australia’s most important facilities management (FM) event, this year expanding from two to three days in response to calls for more business opportunities and networking at the event. With smart technology and spaces as the key focus, TFX 2020 will showcase innovations from the industry and discuss prominent trends, from upgrades to smarter technology and the use of data in monitoring facilities, to wellness and workplace design. Held annually between Sydney and Melbourne, the event convenes FMs and related professionals to realize their full potential through smart, connected homes and buildings that use insights to enhance their environments. Over 150 leading suppliers offer solutions to overcome operational challenges, and debut numerous products, from the latest in HVAC/R and cleaning and maintenance to green FM, security, and software and technology. Entry is free for industry professionals who register online; a door fee of $25 + GST will be charged for registering onsite.

Total Facilities will for the first time be co-located with renowned trade show DesignBUILD.This co-location will bring together over 6,000 built environment and FM specialists under one roof.

Total Facilities (TFX 2020) (high-performing environments)


June 2020

Jun 27 - Jun 30 Philadelphia, PA, US BOMA 2020 International Annual Conference and Expo (building owners, managers) Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International; BUILDINGS magazine

The BOMA 2020 comprehensive annual commercial real estate event convenes building owners and managers from across the United States and around the world, representing every type of building, to discuss new strategies, best practices and innovative solutions that will help attendees at all levels be more effective and successful.

BOMA 2020 International Annual Conference and Expo (building owners, managers)


August 2020

Aug 1 - Aug 3 Boston, MA, US APPA 2020 Annual Meeting and Exhibition (educational facilities) APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities

This 106th annual international conference and exposition is a major networking and learning event drawing some 600 educational facilities officers, directors and managers from throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and the world. APPA 2020 participants from colleges and universities; K-12 private and public school systems; and libraries, museums, and other institutions of learning; as well as members of the business community supporting educational facilities, will identify and discuss the most current and pressing challenges facing educational facilities, and determine the common path forward. General and breakout sessions from over 100 talented educational facilities leaders present best practices used around the world, with CEU credits available. Early Bird rates apply.


APPA 2020 Annual Meeting and Exhibition (educational facilities)


September 2020

Sep 22 - Sep 25 Essen, Germany Security Essen 2020 Messe Essen

Security Essen, a major biennial international security and fire prevention event, convenes over 36,000 trade visitors from all sectors from 125 countries to explore the latest trends and most important innovations, and to conduct international business transactions. Topics range from fire prevention, cybersecurity and CCTV to the protection of outdoor areas. Some 950 exhibitors from 40+ nations showcase the latest security and fire products, technology and services.

Security Essen 2020


October 2020

Oct 13 - Oct 16 Toronto, ON, Canada IREM Global Summit 2020 (property, asset mgmt.) Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

The IREM Global Summit offers networking and education for commercial and multifamily property and asset managers, for every property type and at every career level. Attendees can connect to peers and new business opportunities, and learn about trends, best practices, new information, and new ways to do business to boost their career and their company. The event hosts various business and governance meetings, and features the REME Awards. Note: Travel to this year’s Summit in Canada requires a valid passport.

IREM Global Summit 2020 (property, asset mgmt.)


January 2021

Jan 25 - Jan 27 Chicago, IL, US International Air-conditioning/Heating/Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference 2021 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 (January 23–27) event is a major annual HVACR marketplace, convening some 60,000 industry professionals and 2,100 exhibitors.

International Air-conditioning/Heating/Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo); ASHRAE Winter Conference 2021


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