July 2018

Jul 15 - Jul 18 Seattle, WA, US ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition (healthcare FM/engineering) American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA)

The 55th ASHE national conference and trade show gathers 4,000+ healthcare FM, engineering, security and design professionals to focus on optimizing the changing health-care 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 40+ concurrent sessions at all levels in 6 tracks: Business of Facility Management; Compliance Tactics; Operational Efficiency; Patient Experience; PDC for the Facility Manager; and Support Services, 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 rates end May 18.

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

Jul 31 - Aug 3 Columbus, OH, US Campus FM Technology Conference 2018 Campus FM Technology Association (CFTA)

Held at the Ohio State University for 2018, CFTA convenes campus FM professionals and solution leaders for educational sessions and presentations, round-table discussions, campus tours, and dedicated networking opportunities. Learn best practices, connect with peers, hear from inspiring tech visionaries, shape the future of your work, and feel energized to build, design, and manage your campus systems. Pre-conference technical sessions on the latest FM technologies and trends are led by world leaders in FM technologies, and 27 breakout sessions are led by universities and FM solutions innovators. Topics include BIM, CAD, document management, GIS, IWMS, national standards, new technologies, space information and management, system/data integration, utilities, and more. Stay abreast of the latest trends from industry leaders and learn from actual end-user experiences from seasoned practitioners.

Campus FM Technology Conference 2018


August 2018

Aug 3 - Aug 5 Washington, DC, US APPA 2018: Annual Conference and Exhibition (educational facilities) APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities

This 104th 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 2018 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 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 end June 1.

APPA 2018: Annual Conference and Exhibition (educational facilities)

Aug 12 - Aug 17 Pacific Grove, CA, US ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2018 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

A diverse group of professionals from around the world will gather at this 20th biennial event to discuss cutting-edge technologies, strategies, and programs for reducing energy use and addressing climate impacts. ACEEE wants to scale innovation that works with its 2018 theme: “Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing,” saying to consider how technologies alone can boost energy efficiency, and encouraging the building industry to significantly increase the pace of adoption across all market sectors and regions. Panels cover such topics as Codes and Standards; Smart Buildings, Smart Grid, and the Internet of Things; Net Zero; Capturing Savings through Behavior: Science and Practice; and more. The 2018 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards will be presented.

ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2018

Aug 21 - Aug 23 Cleveland, OH, US Better Buildings Summit / Energy Exchange 2018 US Department of Energy (DOE)

The Better Buildings Summit is a premier event for energy professionals to engage with one another and explore and share innovative strategies, emerging technologies, financing trends, and much more.   For 2018, the Summit will be held with DOE’s annual Energy Exchange, focused on federal facilities energy management, to provide greater access to technical discussions and training while also providing the expected panel sessions, keynote speakers, and networking opportunities. At the Summit, more than 1,000 participants discuss proven approaches. Speakers from the commercial, industrial, public, multifamily, residential and data center sectors share how they use energy efficiency technologies, business practices, and partnerships to save money on utility bills, create new jobs, and improve their organization’s competitiveness. Hundreds of Summit presentations from 2017 and previous years are available in the Better Buildings Solution Center.

Better Buildings Summit / Energy Exchange 2018

Aug 21 - Aug 24 Las Vegas, NV, US National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo LRP Conferences

For more than two decades, hundreds of ergonomics and safety professionals have relied on this event to learn how to build an effective ergonomics program or maximize an existing one, on any budget, in any industry. New and seasoned professionals are sure to walk away with solid strategies and fresh approaches to boost their ergonomics programs. Keynote speakers from Boeing, Disney, WELL and more. The Expo is touted as the industry’s largest, featuring hundreds of exhibitors offering thousands of ergonomic and safety products, tools and services to reduce workplace injuries and increase employee productivity. Earn CEU and CoC points from BCPE and BCSP.

National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo

Aug 29 - Aug 30 Sydney, Australia ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo ISSA; Interpoint Events

This comprehensive event, which consolidates the previously competing AUSCLEAN Pulire and CleanScene shows and is set on unifying and reinvigorating the Australian cleaning industry, alternates between Melbourne and Sydney and attracts 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. A new feature for 2018 is the Carpet and Restoration Wing.


ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo


September 2018

Sep 5 - Sep 7 Las Vegas, NV, US The Experience Convention and Trade Show (cleaning, restoration) Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)

The independent, interactive Experience Convention and Trade Show for the cleaning and restoration industry is returning to the Mirage Hotel and Casino in 2018. The event features education sessions on the latest trends, newest products and hottest topics; live hands-on demonstrations and teaching stages; and a comprehensive trade show for cleaning and restoration equipment, tools, and products.

Participating industry associations include:

  • ARCS – Association of Rug Care Specialists
  • MCRA – Midwest Cleaning and Restoration Association
  • NYRCI – New York Rug Cleaners Institute, Inc.
  • PACR – Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration
  • SCRT – Society of Cleaning and Restoration Technicians
  • IEHA – International Executive Housekeepers Association
  • CFI – Carpet and Fabric Care Institute
  • ISSA – International Sanitary Supply Association, the worldwide cleaning industry association
  • NORRP – National Organization of Restoration and Remediation Professionals
  • NICFI – National Institute of Certified Floorcovering Inspectors
  • MSPCA – Mid-South Professional Cleaners Association
  • CFCRA – Canadian Flooring, Cleaning and Restoration Association

The Experience Convention and Trade Show (cleaning, restoration)

Sep 7 - Sep 9 Singapore, Singapore IFMA’s World Workplace Asia 2018 Conference and Expo 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 2018 Conference and Expo

Sep 13 - Sep 14 Beijing, China IFMA’s World Workplace China 2018 Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA); IFMA China

IFMA’s World Workplace China Conference and Expo is billed as the most respected ​event for facilities management (FM) and related professions in China. While this year’s conference is in Beijing, the topic focus is applicable throughout China. The 2018 theme is “An ​Era of FM​ Technology: Motivate Innovation.” Presentations from international and local speakers provide useful information to attendees that can be applied upon their return to the office, covering such topics as: Communications; Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity; Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability; Finance and Business; Human Factors; Leadership and Strategy; Operations and Maintenance; Project Management; Quality; Real Estate and Property Management; Technology; and Workplace Strategy.


IFMA’s World Workplace China 2018 Conference and Expo

Sep 18 - Sep 19 Juan-les-Pins, France AIVC; TightVent Europe; venticool (ventilation) CETIAT; ADEME; INIVE for Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), TightVent Europe, venticool

The 39th AIVC conference, “Smart Ventilation for Buildings,” is also the 7th TightVent conference and the 5th venticool conference. The event highlights the crucial role the building sector plays in achieving the energy and climate goals of countries around the world, and the challenges and opportunities of ensuring acceptable IAQ and comfort levels for occupants. The presentations focus on: Smart ventilation, IAQ and health relationships; Ventilation and airtightness; and Ventilative cooling – Resilient cooling.

AIVC; TightVent Europe; venticool (ventilation)

Sep 23 - Sep 27 Las Vegas, NV, US ASIS’s Global Security Exchange 2018 ASIS International

ASIS International’s 64th annual flagship security conference and exhibition has been rebranded as Global Security Exchange — a premier cyber and operational security event dedicated to addressing fast-paced changes across the industry with a focus on immersive learning formats, revitalized networking, and a reimagined exhibit floor. In partnership with InfraGard and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), this comprehensive international event equips 22,000+ public- and private-sector security-related professionals from all industries and 100+countries with the vetted information, insights, and the peer support needed to keep ahead of current and emerging risks. GSX addresses the comprehensive nature of security, creating an integrated experience focused on understanding the changing landscape, and the tools and tactics to proactively anticipate and mitigate threats. Over 300 education sessions cover all aspects of security management, including active assailant; AI/AR/VR; big data; crisis management; cyber and physical threats in connected enterprise — IoT, robotics, wearables; insider threat; and workplace violence, with CPE credits available. 550+ exhibitors offer hands-on access to the newest technologies and solutions on the market.

ASIS’s Global Security Exchange 2018

Sep 23 - Sep 26 Columbus, OH, US EXCHANGE 2018 (healthcare environment) Association for the Healthcare Environment of the American Hospital Association (AHE)

AHE’s 31st annual educational event brings together over 500 healthcare environmental services-related professionals to learn, make business connections, and lead change. CPE credits are available for education sessions, and training and certification are offered for the CHEST, CHESP and CMIP programs. The trade show offers connections and solutions for cleaning and surface disinfection, waste management, laundry processing, pest control, safety and security, flooring / carpets / tile, restroom fixtures, infection prevention, grounds management, construction / plant operations / maintenance, carts/moving systems, environmental sustainability and more. Awards are presented.


EXCHANGE 2018 (healthcare environment)

Sep 23 - Sep 25 Dubai, United Arab Emirates FM EXPO: Facilities Management Solutions dmg events

Billed as the Middle East’s premier FM event, the 12th annual free-to-attend FM EXPO convenes 5,700+ FMs and building professionals from across the various disciplines to source new products and services, enhance professional knowledge and network with their peers. Over 70 exhibiting companies showcase the latest FM-related products, services and solutions. Educational and engaging conferences, talks and workshops reveal dominant trends and address major issues within the sector. The event includes the Facilities Management Congress Middle East, Waste & Recycling Summit 2018, CPD certified workshops, interactive seminars and industry report giveaways.

Co-located: Windows, Doors and Façades event

FM EXPO: Facilities Management Solutions

Sep 24 - Sep 27 Los Angeles, CA, US IAMFA18 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 28th 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. Hosted by the J. Paul Getty Trust for 2018, this year’s edition includes facility and exhibition tours and educational programs at The Getty Center; The Getty Villa; The Petersen Automotive Museum; Autry Museum of the American West; The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens; and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

IAMFA18 Annual Conference (museum facilities)

Sep 24 - Sep 30 Various locations worldwide World Green Building Week 2018 World Green Building Council (WorldGBC); local GBCs

World Green Building Week is billed as 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. The 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.

World Green Building Week 2018

Sep 25 - Sep 27 Madrid, Spain CoreNet Global Summit – EMEA (corporate real estate) CoreNet Global

Themed “What’s Next? Exploiting Uncertainty” for 2018, this is CoreNet Global’s annual global corporate real estate (CRE) summit for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Explore what’s in store for corporate real estate by joining more than 650 executives to stay updated on the latest trends and innovations that are reshaping the way we live and do business. The event offers over 50 speakers and 100 general and breakout sessions, numerous networking opportunities, and pre-summit professional development seminars (September 23-25). Early Bird rates end June 4.

CoreNet Global Summit – EMEA (corporate real estate)

Sep 25 - Sep 26 Auckland, New Zealand Facilities Integrate (smart buildings, building services) North Port Events

Produced in association with FMANZ, Energy Management Association of New Zealand, ASIS International and others, Facilities Integrate provides a unique showcase for the smart buildings and building services industries. It features cutting-edge businesses that operate, maintain and upgrade buildings, facilities and infrastructure, or design, install and integrate AV and ICT systems. Special events include a free Seminar Series, an Energy Management Workshop, Tech World, Facilities Management and Systems Integration. The Facilities Management event will cover building management, cleaning, energy management, fire protection, grounds care, HVAC, health & safety, maintenance technologies, security, storage, waste management and more. The Systems Integration event will cover AV system integration, building automation & control, video projection & display, digital signage, unified communications, audio systems and entertainment and more.

Facilities Integrate (smart buildings, building services)

Sep 26 - Sep 29 Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US IREM Global Summit 2018 (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.


IREM Global Summit 2018 (property, asset mgmt.)

Sep 26 - Sep 28 Scottsdale, AZ, US PRSM Mid-Year Conference (retail, multisite facilities maintenance) Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM)

Hosted by the authority on retail, multisite facilities maintenance, the PRSM Mid-Year Conference is designed to offer a connected educational and networking forum for 500+ multi-unit retail facilities management professionals and the supporting vendor community. Themed “Infinite Possibilities” for 2018, the event tackles the changing trends and challenges in the industry, with sessions such as “What’s New in Lighting for Retail-tainment Facilities” and “FM Challenges in Non-Traditional Retail Facilities.” The tabletop exhibition offers a more intimate environment than at the PRSM National Conference for vendor members to explain their services. Retail Facilities Management Professional (RFMP) Exam given. Behind-the-scenes tours to REI’s Distribution Center (Net Zero and LEED Platinum) and Kierland Commons (“Mixed-Use Space at its Best”).

PRSM Mid-Year Conference (retail, multisite facilities maintenance)


October 2018

Oct 1 - Oct 3 Calgary, AB, Canada BOMA Canada’s National Conference and Exhibition (BOMEX 2018) Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA Canada)

BOMA Canada’s 28th annual national gathering for the commercial building industry will convene some 250 building owners and managers for education, networking, Calgary building tours, the annual Leaders’ Workshop, and the BOMA Canada National Awards Gala. For more than 25 years, local BOMA associations across Canada have hosted BOMEX events on behalf of the national organization. The partnerships offer regional flavor and a high standard of excellence in conference programming and education. BOMEX 2018, “Canada’s Building Excellence Summit,” 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 2018)

Oct 2 - Oct 5 Pittsburgh, PA, US AASHE Conference and Expo 2018 (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 some 2,000 attendees expected, the conference delivers nearly 300 educational sessions, workshops, and keynote addresses along with networking meetings and an Expo with companies from around the globe. The Expo covers everything from cooling towers, flooring and mattresses to bike-share systems, water coolers and recycling containers. With a theme of “Global Goals: Rising to the Challenge,” the 2018 event will examine the critical role of higher education in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted by the world’s governments in September 2015, the 17 SDGs establish ambitious global targets to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all by 2030.

AASHE Conference and Expo 2018 (campus sustainability)

Oct 2 Singapore, Singapore International Facility Management Conference 2018 (IFMC); International Facility Management Expo (iFaME) 2018 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter; Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS)

Titled “The Path to Digitalization: Embracing Innovation and Leveraging on Technology” for 2018, the 5th International Facility Management Conference 2018 (IFMC) is packed with cutting-edge presentations and high-powered discussions highlighting key issues and challenges faced by FMs. IFMC is a dedicated business platform for the niche FM industry to keep abreast of new technological improvements. The government’s Industry Transformation Map (ITM) for Facility Management has narrowed its focus on the adoption of Smart FM solutions nationwide to boost productivity, improve on research and development of FM solutions. In line with this, IFMC 2018 will delve in-depth to explore how FM practitioners can leverage technological advancements and innovations for better FM in this digital age. Early Bird Rates before August 15.

Co-located October 2-4: International Facility Management Expo (iFaME) 2018, Singapore’s trade and business platform for FM equipment, supplies and technologies, with 250 companies in 10,000sqm. 9,000 trade professionals are expected. Free admission.


International Facility Management Conference 2018 (IFMC); International Facility Management Expo (iFaME) 2018

Oct 3 - Oct 5 Charlotte, NC, US IFMA’s World Workplace 2018: Your Facility Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

IFMA’s 39th 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. World Workplace prepares you for success as you learn to: 1/ Protect your facility; 2/ Future-proof your technology; 3/ Reduce your costs; 4/ Improve your operations; and 5/ Build your career. 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. 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 back-of-house facility tours to Duke Energy Center and Bank of America Stadium provide insight.

FMLink is a Participating Partner of World Workplace 2018.

IFMA’s World Workplace 2018: Your Facility Conference and Expo

Oct 5 - Oct 6 Budapest, Hungary Budapest Cleaning Show Hungarian Cleaning-Technology Association (MATISZ)

Companies servicing, manufacturing and distributing cleaning technology in Hungary were introduced in 2016 at the TisztaShow professional exhibition, where 40 exhibitors were present in 4000 sq m, with 1,400 visitors. Following that success, MATISZ is organizing this regional exhibition in 2018 for cleaners, manufacturers, distributors, facilities managers (FMs) and the public. The event will introduce the cleaning technology industry, with the present and the future in one place: professional cleaning machines, equipment and detergents; environmentally friendly cleaning; and technical programs.


Budapest Cleaning Show

Oct 8 - Oct 10 Austin, US Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo 2018 JD Events

In conjunction with association partners USGBC, ASID, NOAH and The CARITAS Project, the 31st annual Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo convenes some 3,000 of the entire team that designs, constructs, renovates and manages healthcare facilities, as well as healthcare providers, to focus on effective healthcare environments for staff, patients and their families through the physical space. The healthcare industry is poised for disruption. Ground-breaking technologies, game-changing financing models, and market-shifting business deals are all converging. This event says it will help you get ready. 80 sessions cover the latest issues and trends, with keynotes, case studies, instructional sessions and exam workshops, and CEUs available from various organizations. More than 200 companies display the latest healthcare design products and solutions to maximize facility efficiencies and operations. Networking events, awards and tours are offered. The National Organization Arts in Health 2nd Annual Conference will take place in conjunction with HFSE.

Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo 2018

Oct 14 - Oct 17 Boston, MA, US CoreNet Global Summit – North America CoreNet Global

Themed “What’s Next? Exploiting Uncertainty” for 2018, this is CoreNet Global’s annual global summit for North America, for more than 2,500 CRE executives to explore what’s in store for corporate real estate (CRE). CRE professionals can 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 live and do business. The event offers over 200 speakers and 100 general and breakout sessions, with Pre-Summit Professional Development Seminars October 12-14.

CoreNet Global Summit – North America

Oct 14 - Oct 16 Nashville, TN, US Critical Facilities Summit 2018 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, healthcare facilities, financial institutions, labs, universities, utilities, government and other mission-critical facilities. This unique annual conference and expo convenes hundreds of forward-thinking professionals to discuss and debate how to improve the efficiency, reliability and performance of mission-critical facilities. Networking activities and CEUs available. The Expo covers the latest products, technologies and solutions 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. Tour 365 DataCenter’s Nashville data center with its 15-year FM.

Critical Facilities Summit 2018

Oct 16 - Oct 17 Manchester, United Kingdom Education Estates (UK education facilities) Step Connect² Ltd

Education Estates attendees are responsible for the whole spectrum of education facilities in the UK, from village primary schools to major metropolitan universities. They’re all at different stages in the project lifecycle, from initial funding decisions to refurbishment, but all are looking for ways to move their project forward. The conference features 90+ speakers covering all aspects of education FM. At the Exhibition, 100+ companies showcase a wide variety of products such as access control systems, building envelope/façade, building management systems, car park systems/equipment, cleaning, emergency evacuation, fire safety, flooring, furniture, HVAC, laboratory furniture, lighting, modular buildings, power distribution and control, washroom controls, waste management and more. An Awards Dinner is held.

Education Estates (UK education facilities)

Oct 17 - Oct 19 Charlotte, NC, US World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

Hosted by Duke Energy, this 41st 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 defines steps needed to achieve optimum energy efficiency and performance. WEEC offers a 14-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 Energy Management | FedEnergy Works; Energy Services; High Performance Buildings and Communities; Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development; Big Data and IoT; and more, with CEU / PDH / AEE / AIA LU credits available. Exhibit Hall Workshops included. Special features include GreenStreet Expo, co-presented by the US EPA’s ENERGY STAR.


World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC)

Oct 20 - Oct 26 Houston, TX, US NSC Congress & Expo (safety, health, environmental) National Safety Council (NSC)

The 104th annual NSC Congress & Expo is billed as the world’s largest occupational safety, health and environmental event, featuring the annual NSC meeting, education sessions, networking events, and an Expo, with 14,000 attendees from 63 countries and 1,100 exhibiting companies expected. The event offers keynote addresses and 125+ technical sessions, workshops, professional development seminars and all-new Learning Labs, with sessions ranging from broad-based to industry-specific topics at all levels, and CEUs, COCs and CM credits available. The Expo showcases tried-and-true products and services and the latest technologies in the areas of general safety products, personal protective equipment, hazard controls and fall protection, as well as facility maintenance and operations, environmental protection, ergonomics and risk management, with a New Product Showcase. Early Registration ends July 20.

NSC Congress & Expo (safety, health, environmental)

Oct 29 Budapest, Hungary Hungarian Facility Management Conference and Exhibition (HFMC) Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS)

Billed as the only Hungarian FM conference and expo, HFMC is the annual conference of the Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS), a Correspondent Member of Global FM. Titled “Facility Management and Beyond” for 2018, the event offers education sessions with best practices and successful case studies, an exhibition, and networking opportunities for professionals in facilities, real estate, asset and lifecycle management as well as construction and real estate development, from private and public facilities. Site is in Hungarian, and conference language is Hungarian.


Hungarian Facility Management Conference and Exhibition (HFMC)

Oct 29 - Nov 1 Dallas, TX, USA ISSA Show North America Dallas 2018 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 around the world. 90+ education seminars and training workshops address the entire range of important topics in the industry right now and help attendees build skills, streamline processes, update professional certifications, and get up-to-the-minute perspectives from the experts. 750+ exhibitors from more than 24 countries 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 — high-pressure washers, floor strippers, water-reclamation technology, gum-removal equipment and more. Numerous networking events are offered. Host city Dallas is exploding with new development, and its “Culture of Clean” efforts dovetail with ISSA’s brand promise to change the way the world views cleaning.


ISSA Show North America Dallas 2018


November 2018

Nov 6 - Nov 7 Las Vegas, NV, US NFMT Vegas (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 Vegas (formerly “Facilities Decisions;” alternates yearly with NFMT Orlando) 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 60+ educational sessions (CEUs available) from 80+ experts to show you how to run your facilities and properties more effectively; 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. Many presentation handouts are available after the show for sessions missed, and Insider members receive full video recordings of 35 sessions after the show.

NFMT Vegas (facilities management and technology)

Nov 7 - Nov 8 Calgary, AB, Canada BUILDEX Calgary (design, construction, property management) Informa Exhibitions

The 19th annual BUILDEX Calgary is billed as Alberta’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture, interior design 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.

BUILDEX Calgary (design, construction, property management)

Nov 7 - Nov 9 Tampa, FL, US EDspaces: The Future of Educational Facilities Education Market Association (EDmarket)

The EDspaces annual conference focuses on the ongoing transformation and future of learning environments. The event convenes the key stakeholders who plan, design, equip and manage innovative learning spaces along with the manufacturers, service providers and dealers who offer them solutions. It showcases the latest products and services for educational facilities from pre-K to higher education, and offers site tours, keynote presentations and 60+ insightful CEU sessions.

EDspaces: The Future of Educational Facilities

Nov 10 - Nov 13 Phoenix, AZ, US Healthcare Design Expo and Conference (HCD 2018) (also operations) Center for Health Design; Healthcare Design magazine

HCD 2018 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 3,200 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 with the latest research, trends, and strategies, including a Facilities and Project Management track, along with pre-conference workshops, with CEUs available. The event also features networking sessions, facility tours, and an exhibit hall, with 250+ exhibitors showcasing the latest healthcare design products and services.

Healthcare Design Expo and Conference (HCD 2018) (also operations)

Nov 14 - Nov 16 Chicago, IL, US Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2018 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 for sustainability in the built environment convenes 18,000+ buildings-related professionals from all over the world, spanning commercial and residential engineering and construction professionals, architects, building owners, FMs and others. Themed “Human By Nature” for 2018, this year’s event focuses on making sustainable buildings and environments accessible to everyone. 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. 200+ education sessions, including keynotes and workshops, cover credentialing maintenance needs. 600+ exhibitors showcase a vast array of products and services.

Co-located with ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX).

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2018

Nov 28 - Nov 30 Toronto, ON, Canada The Buildings Show (construction, retrofit, maintenance, management) Informa Exhibitions

This combined event comprising five shows is billed as North America’s largest sourcing, networking and educational event for the entire design, architecture, construction and real estate industries. The shows are: Construct Canada, PM Expo (managing, operating buildings), Homebuilder & Renovator Expo, World of Concrete Pavilion, and STONEX Canada. More than 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 more than 1,600 Canadian, US and international exhibits. Attendees, including building owners and managers from the private and public sectors, can choose from 350 seminars, keynotes, summits and roundtables led by a roster of 500 industry experts. Seminars focus on a range of design, construction, property management, concrete and masonry, and hard surfaces related issues and best practices for new construction, retrofits, maintenance and management of all types of buildings.

The Buildings Show (construction, retrofit, maintenance, management)