April 2018

Apr 18 - Apr 20 Balaclava, Mauritius Africa Green Building Summit and Exhibition 2018 WorldGBC; Green Building Council of Mauritius

With the support of the WorldGBC, The Green Building Council of Mauritius hosting the 4th annual Africa Green Building Summit and Exhibition (AGBS). AGBS convenes local and international industry leaders, experts, professionals and suppliers of green products and services. The event covers a variety of themes through presentations, case studies and round table discussions, including: Green Buildings – Cost & Benefits; Green Buildings – Health & Wellbeing; Energy Efficiency; Net Zero Buildings; Renewable Energy and the Built Environment; Biomimicry and Biophilia; Heritage & Green Buildings; and more. GBCM will also host the WorldGBC’s Africa Regional Network (ARN) meeting to promote and adopt green building strategies in the continent. AGBS 2018 will feature inspiring speakers, a showcase of green products and services, training on IFC EDGE and WELL rating tools, and invaluable networking opportunities.

Africa Green Building Summit and Exhibition 2018

Apr 18 - Apr 19 Melbourne, Australia Total Facilities Diversified Communications Australia

Total Facilities is a two-day collaboration into the world of facilities management (FM). Held annually between Sydney and Melbourne, it convenes FMs and related professionals with the common goal of optimizing facility and workplace performance. The event presents leading innovations, technologies, trends and insights for driving efficiency and productivity through world-class FM. Industry leaders share proven strategies and emerging trends in the free Total Facilities Speaker Series. Some 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. A new Smart Zone features exhibitors who provide industry-class smart building solutions. Numerous networking opportunities are available. This is a free event.

Total Facilities

Apr 19 Dubai, United Arab Emirates World Workplace Forum Middle East 2018 Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

In response to robust development taking place in the region, World Workplace Forum Middle East brings forward-thinking FM strategies and solutions to Dubai to help develop smart, strategic and sound infrastructure. The interactive learning and networking event focuses on best practices for creating, maintaining and managing efficient facilities. Public- and private-sector professionals representing all aspects of the built environment (FM, real estate, IT, HR, engineering, architecture, design, security) gain proven methodologies that can be put into practice immediately for direct results. Discover how to meet increasing demands, prepare for future needs, and drive innovation in your facilities.

World Workplace Forum Middle East 2018 Conference and Expo

Apr 21 - Apr 24 Savannah, GA, US Environments for Aging Expo and Conference Environments for Aging magazine; The Center for Health Design

This annual event offers architects, designers, developers, FMs and others educational opportunities and strategies to create functional, attractive design for senior care environments. The conference sessions offer just-breaking information, case studies, and research findings addressing topics relating to the design of CCRC facilities, memory and dementia care and strategies for these unique living environments, with CEUs available. Hundreds of new innovations and solutions will be on display in the expo hall, with suppliers on hand to answer your questions and demonstrate their products.


Environments for Aging Expo and Conference

Apr 23 - Apr 26 Las Vegas, NV, US Cx Energy 2018 Conference and Expo (building commissioning, energy mgmt.) AABC Commissioning Group (ACG), Associated Air Balance Council (AABC), Energy Management Association (EMA)

Cx Energy 2018 convenes engineers, service providers, building owners, FMs, energy managers and others engaged in building commissioning, energy management and test & balance with information on the latest trends, technologies, and regulatory developments. Attendees will earn AIA (LU/HSW) and USGBC LEED General Education, CxA and EMP CECs for presentations that include case studies and topics in building envelope/enclosure commissioning, technology and innovation, energy management, commissioning specialty systems, policy and financial issues, lighting, water management, data centers, microgrids, energy storage and more. The expo hall showcases software companies, metering and instrument suppliers, and manufacturers of HVAC products, lighting, and technology products, along with service providers. CxEnergy offers pre-conference certification workshops and seminars as well as networking events.

Cx Energy 2018 Conference and Expo (building commissioning, energy mgmt.)


May 2018

May 1 London, United Kingdom ThinkFM Conference 2018 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 “Think(beyond)FM: Adapt or Disappear” for 2018, the conference will explore the major disrupters in FM and how businesses and individuals can turn them to their advantage. Using case studies from other sectors, the conference will explore the opportunities of automation and big data for FM — and the potential pitfalls as well as looking at contractual difficulties and major economic forces which FMs will need to prepare for.


ThinkFM Conference 2018

May 6 - May 10 Chicago, IL, US LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2018) International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD); Illuminating Engineering Society (IES); AMC, Inc.

This 29th 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 2018 attracts nearly 28,000 design, lighting, architectural, engineering, energy, FM and related industry professionals from around the world, with numerous networking opportunities. Speakers from diverse disciplines offer 190+ hours of accredited courses at all levels, covering a broad spectrum of educational topics and tracks including Intelligent Lighting and Connectivity, and an in-depth Pre-Conference. Over 550 companies from around the world exhibit the latest industry products ranging from high-end design to cutting-edge technology such as IoT and control devices.

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2018)

May 8 - May 9 New York, NY, US Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) 2018 (building owners, managers) Reed Exhibitions; RELX Group

The annual BuildingsNY brings together 6,000+ building professionals, including property owners, building managers, architects, engineers, superintendents, developers and contractors, with 400 suppliers. The event provides attendees with the tools and supplies they need to lower costs, grow their businesses, and operate smart, efficient buildings. BuildingsNY combines an extensive exhibition, no-cost education, workshops, partnership opportunities and networking events. The free education program offers continuing education credits from IFMA NYC, CHIP/ABO, AIA and NYARM. Exhibitors showcase the latest and best in traditional and green products, solutions and services for retrofit, renovation, restoration and maintenance.

Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) 2018 (building owners, managers)

May 9 - May 11 Houston, TX, US Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2018 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International

This premier education, networking and business development event convenes 1,200+ healthcare real estate, design, admin and FM professionals to stay on top of issues and trends, make vital connections, and acquire agility to navigate today’s changing healthcare environment. The comprehensive education program covers such wide-ranging topics as innovative health system strategies, design solutions for non-traditional healthcare settings, tackling leasing and property management challenges, legal and regulatory issues and more. Optional tour to Texas Medical Center. Early Bird rates end January 31.

Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2018

May 10 Hong Kong, China Integrate 2018 FM Conference International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Hong Kong Chapter

Themed “Driving Facility Management,” IFMA Hong Kong’s annual conference provides the opportunity for attendees to acquire insights into the hottest topics and current challenges from local and international industry experts. Over recent years, the FM industry has advanced in stature and evolved into an increasingly strategic discipline. Integrate 2018 will demonstrate the advantages of effective facilities management, cost savings from energy efficiency, employee well-being, and other hot topics and trends in FM.

Co-located with Build4Asia, the region’s major Building Technology, Electrical Engineering and Security Show.

Integrate 2018 FM Conference

May 15 - May 18 Amsterdam, Netherlands Interclean Amsterdam 2018 RAI Amsterdam

Billed as the world’s largest trade fair for cleaning professionals, the 27th biennial 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 specially curated educational seminars 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.

Interclean Amsterdam 2018

May 15 - May 17 Barcelona, Spain World Workplace Europe 2018 Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Titled “We are FM: People Business in a Digital World,” World Workplace Europe 2018 brings together FM professionals of all backgrounds to engage, learn and be inspired. Taking place in a 14th-century Catalan Gothic architectural masterpiece in the vibrant city of Barcelona on the Spanish Coast, the conference provides future-forward presentations, fresh content and innovative approaches. Participate in a new marketplace of ideas and FM solutions with facilitated networking, so that the connections you make are tailored directly to your needs. The event features engaging keynote speakers, dynamic education offering solutions that attendees can use to optimize their facilities, and a cutting-edge product and services exposition.

World Workplace Europe 2018 Conference and Expo

May 16 - May 17 New York, NY, US ASIS 28th New York City Security Conference and Expo (ASIS NYC 2018) ASIS International

More than 2,200 security and law enforcement professionals from the public and private sectors will convene for this 28th annual event for two days of networking, top-notch education, and the latest security solutions. Attendees will examine critical issues and trends in enterprise risk and public safety; connect with the industry’s 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 drone technology, implementing Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM), securing an open office environment, active assailant attacks and more, with up to 13 CPEs available.

ASIS 28th New York City Security Conference and Expo (ASIS NYC 2018)

May 16 - May 17 Johannesburg, South Africa Facilities Management Expo (FM Expo) TE Trade Events

FM Expo unites the South African FM industry, with thousands of facilities and maintenance managers and infrastructure owners attending from all types of facilities. The Expo promises to give attendees the tools they need to make informed decisions, compare solutions, and discover the most effective and innovative products, services and technologies from 80+ suppliers, as well as keep up with the latest legislation and best practices. Free-of-charge informative seminars are presented.

Facilities Management Expo (FM Expo)

May 16 Various locations worldwide World FM Day 2018 Global FM; Various FM organizations

Initiated in 2008 by Global FM, World FM Day aims to recognize the vital work that FM professionals contribute to business worldwide, and to raise the profile of the FM profession anywhere they influence the health, safety, productivity and well-being of people who utilize the built environment. The 2018 theme, “Enabling Positive Experiences,” shines the spotlight on FMs’ important role across the globe delivering exceptional customer experiences, ensuring stability and success, and enhancing life. Global FM member organizations on six continents will celebrate World FM Day by holding public events such as staff luncheons, panel seminars and workshops, social media chats, client networking events and more. For example, IFMA is expressing its appreciation to FMs by featuring a free content resource for each day of World FM ​Week. IFMA encourages FMs to show their support by adding the World FM Day twibbon to their Twitter and Facebook profile pictures for the week of May 14-18. In addition, winners of the Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management will be announced. Global FM will offer promotional materials for the event on its site.


World FM Day 2018

May 17 New York, NY, US WORKTECH18 New York Unwired Ventures

Part of an international workplace conference series that has been held in London, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Singapore, São Paulo and other locations around the world, WORKTECH18 New York is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. Join 300 senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management architecture, design and professional advisors to listen to global thought leaders, further knowledge, and share best practice and expertise. The event caters to the educational needs of CRE/FM/Chief Executives of the top Global 1000 companies. Speakers are leading international thinkers, industry strategists and radical visionaries from successful companies and a range of progressive and influential organizations.


May 20 - May 23 New York, NY, US International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) Emerald Expositions

The 30th annual ICFF NYC, North America’s platform for global design, features an “encyclopedic” exhibition, ASID-accredited continuing education seminars, and Editors’ Awards. It attracts over 36,000 interior designers, architects, facilities managers (FMs) and others specifying for high-end residential, hospitality, commercial or retail projects. More than 800 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 21 - May 23 Philadelphia, PA, US American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce EXP 2018) American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA); American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

AIHce EXP 2018 is an international industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) event focusing on the latest education and outcomes pertaining to worker health and safety. Over 4,500 attendees will gather at this 78th annual event for new technologies, world-class education and networking opportunities.

American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce EXP 2018)

May 23 - May 25 Auckland, New Zealand FM Summit 2018 Facilities Management Association of New Zealand (FMANZ)

The premier event on the New Zealand facilities management calendar, the two-day FM Summit offers a leading lineup of thought leadership speakers, informative seminars, industry panel discussions, a gala awards dinner, a large trade expo of FM products and services, and an optional extra day added on for site visits and social excursions / informal networking. Over 300 delegates are expected. Registrations open in February.

FM Summit 2018

May 27 - May 29 Cairns City, Australia Ideaction.2018 – National FM Conference and Exhibition Facilities Management Association of Australia (FMA)

Ideaction 2018 Oceania provides a forum for facilities managers, property managers, space occupiers and other professionals who interact with the FM industry to become informed and to address current issues, including compliance, legislative change, public policy and industry developments. The purpose of the conference is to promote the opportunities, challenges and solutions in FM, allowing attendees to learn, be inspired and network.

Ideaction.2018 – National FM Conference and Exhibition

May 30 - May 31 Chicago, IL, US CTBUH 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat (CTBUH)

The annual CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference explores and celebrates the very best in innovative tall buildings, urban spaces, building technologies, and construction practices from around the world. Incorporating what was previously known as the CTBUH Annual Awards Event, the owners/developers and design teams for 46 Finalist projects will present their projects, and the regional Best Tall Building and 2018 Best Tall Building Worldwide awards will be announced. The event convenes a critical cross-section of tall building owners, developers, occupiers, designers, engineers, builders, and operators — along with the interested public — to investigate the cutting-edge in sustainable urbanism, as presented by the world’s foremost examples.

CTBUH 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference


June 2018

Jun 3 - Jun 6 Santa Fe, NM, US NASFA 2018 National Conference and Resource Expo (state facilities) National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA)

The 30th 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 “Looking Back  ̶  Reaching Forward,” conference topics include deferred maintenance, high-performance buildings, managing building performance within historic buildings, the Internet and data, alternative workplace solutions, project management tools, BIM and virtual reality (VR), operations and maintenance, and more. A behind-the-scenes tour of the New Mexico State Capitol is planned.

NASFA 2018 National Conference and Resource Expo (state facilities)

Jun 3 - Jun 6 San Antonio, TX, US Safety 2018 (safety, health) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Safety 2018 is ASSE’s 107th annual international professional development conference and exposition, convening 5,000+ occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals from 40 countries. It offers 240+ concurrent educational sessions from 300+ speakers in 20 topic tracks (Emergency Management / Security, Environment / Hazardous Material, 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, general sessions, case studies, key issue collaboration sessions, and certification exam preparation workshops.

Safety 2018 (safety, health)

Jun 4 - Jun 6 Atlanta, GA, US International Sustainable Asset Management Conference (ISAM 2018) International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

ISAM 2018 demonstrates the synergy between asset management and sustainability and sheds light on the successes and challenges of integrating sustainable management practices around the world. Hundreds of executive managers, asset managers, FMs, sustainability managers, energy managers, transportation planners, operations and maintenance personnel, engineers and policy makers are expected to attend. The conference features educational sessions, keynote speakers, a facility tour and networking events. Early Bird rates end April 27.

International Sustainable Asset Management Conference (ISAM 2018)

Jun 5 - Jun 7 Toronto, ON, Canada Building Lasting Change 2018 (CaGBC National Conference and Expo); WorldGBC Congress Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC); Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac); WorldGBC

Titled “Driving Global Action toward a Low Carbon Economy” for 2018, CaGBC’s 10th annual conference and expo is billed as Canada’s largest green building event. It examines what is happening in Canada and around the world to meet aggressive international carbon emissions targets. Participants will have access to the latest knowledge and insights from Canadian and global experts in green building design and retrofits, government policy, real estate finance, market transformation, and technology innovation. Streams cover zero carbon, retrofit economy, resilient cities, LEED and more. The Canadian Green Building Awards are presented, and green building tours are available. Early Bird rates end April 3.

Building Lasting Change 2018 will serve as host to WorldGBC Congress, which is hosted annually by a different Green Building Council around the globe. WorldGBC will spearhead the International Stream, which will showcase new approaches for international Net Zero Carbon buildings; major trends in urban planning with inspiration from the world’s cutting-edge cities; and groundbreaking insights into the link between green building and health, wellbeing and productivity, generated from case studies from around the world.

Building Lasting Change 2018 (CaGBC National Conference and Expo); WorldGBC Congress

Jun 5 - Jun 8 Sofia, Bulgaria European Facility Management Conference (EFMC 2018) European Facility Management Network (EuroFM)

This 26th major pan-European FM event convenes over 500 FM executives from all industries and nearly 40 countries in Europe and around the globe to share best practices and address the challenges faced by FMs worldwide in a rapidly changing world. The event offers educational sessions with insights from both business and research perspectives, an industry exhibition of the latest products and services, the EuroFM Awards, local study tours, and networking. The event shows how a rapidly changing world is shaping a new FM discipline. IoT, trends in technology and security, and even climate change are driving us towards an entirely new demand. But reciprocally, good FM can dramatically impact global sustainability, people’s well-being, or future urban planning, helping to create a better world. This year’s EFMC is consolidated with the EuroFM Research Symposium, creating one holistic platform for all FM researchers, practitioners and educators to share their work.

European Facility Management Conference (EFMC 2018)

Jun 6 - Jun 7 Las Vegas, NV, US Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings) Realcomm Conference Group

Realcomm convenes thousands of forward-thinking commercial and corporate real estate, institutional and government IT, facilities, energy, sustainability and HR professionals from around the world to discuss how today’s disruptive, transformational technology, automation and innovation impact how we design, build, lease, operate, transact and use real estate. The 20th annual event offers dynamic education programs, solution provider expo, live interviews, tech briefings and tours, and networking. Themed “The Age of Acceleration: Navigating Global CRE Technology and Innovation,” the event focuses on what it will take to keep up with all the new technology that may result in wholesale changes to the purpose of real estate and how we operate it, including the “Space as a Service” model.

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 expected to shape the future of smart buildings.

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 10 - Jun 14 Orlando, FL, US NACFM National Conference 2018 (worship facilities) National Association of Church Facilities Managers (NACFM)

This 23rd annual conference addresses leadership, team-building, the worship environment, church security, budgets, and other trending worship facilities topics. Titles “Keys to Connecting: Unlocking the Possibilities” for 2018, this year’s members-only event in Orlando focuses on empower and serving, and features general sessions, small groups on trending topics, a plant tour and more.

NACFM National Conference 2018 (worship facilities)

Jun 11 - Jun 13 Chicago, IL, USA NeoCon 2018 Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.

This 50th 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. 500 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 2018

Jun 11 - Jun 14 Las Vegas, NV, US NFPA Conference and Expo (fire and life safety) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

This major annual event for the fire, electrical and life safety 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 brings to life the products and services needed to meet and maintain compliance with prevailing codes and standards in the design, construction and operation of buildings and facilities of every kind from 350+ exhibitors. The NFPA Conference offers CEUs for all 110+ education sessions in 8 tracks (including Building & Life Safety), which cover such current topics as high-rise building evacuation, reliable emergency power, building electrical safety programs, the Internet of Things (IoT), code application in health-care settings, and energy management and storage. A day-long “Facility Managers in Focus” session is also offered.

NFPA Conference and Expo (fire and life safety)

Jun 12 - Jun 14 New Orleans, LA, US Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC 2018) 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 and government reps, 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 and conference sessions 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 2018)

Jun 13 - Jun 14 Boston, MA, US Northeast Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference 2018 (NEBFM18) Professional Expos Group

The 13th annual NEBFM features over 250 exhibitors displaying products and services necessary for the operation, management, maintenance and renovation of all types of buildings and facilities in the Greater New England region and beyond. The concurrent educational conference features 22 one-hour sessions on such topics as: LEED, green, sustainability, energy, building commissioning, facility maintenance, construction and renovation planning. AFE provides CEUs and BOMI provides CPDs for all sessions.  Association sponsors include the regional chapters of AEE, BCA, IREM, USGBC, AFE, BOMA and others.

Northeast Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference 2018 (NEBFM18)

Jun 14 Paris, France WORKTECH18 Paris (facilities, real estate, technology) Unwired Ventures

WORKTECH18 Paris is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. The event serves as a forum to debate, discuss, and divulge the last thinking on the future of work and the workplace. Join over 100 senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management architecture, design and professional advisors to listen to global thought leaders, further their knowledge and share best practice and expertise.

WORKTECH18 Paris (facilities, real estate, technology)

Jun 19 - Jun 21 London, United Kingdom Facilities Show 2018 UBM

Produced in association with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), this 19th annual event inspires excellence in FM and provides over 11,400 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. Attendees can source the latest cost-effective products and technology from 300 exhibitors in every sector, from cleaning, energy and maintenance to waste management, relocation, access control and CAFM.

Co-located shows, attracting some 45,000 visitors and 1,600+ exhibitors in total including the Facilities Show, 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 2018

Jun 20 - Jun 21 Quebéc City, QC, Canada IFMA Facility Fusion Canada 2018 Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Titled “Innovators’ Summit: Where the best minds of the built environment converge,” Facility Fusion Canada is a fusion of Canada-specific FM education, leadership training and best practices, with forward-thinking discussions in a workshop-style setting, and actionable insights into the direction of the built environment profession. The event allows attendees to focus on issues unique to their facility type and/or region, and to meet specific professional development needs (CEUs/CFM maintenance points available), from day-to-day operations and management skills to advanced sustainability and workplace strategies. Set at the “incomparable” Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in the heart of Old Québec, the smaller, more intimate setting (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. Early Bird rates end May 11.

The next event in the US, IFMA Facility Fusion 2019, takes place in Atlanta, GA, April 8-10, 2019.

IFMA Facility Fusion Canada 2018 Conference and Expo

Jun 20 - Jun 21 Seattle, WA, US West Coast Energy Management Congress (West Coast EMC) 2017 Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

Hosted by Puget Sound Energy, this 36th 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 energy management, power, buildings and cleantech topics), 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 Pacific Green showcase, co-presented by the US 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 Exhibit Hall Workshops ($95 on-site). Networking events offered.

West Coast Energy Management Congress (West Coast EMC) 2017

Jun 21 - Jun 23 New York City, NY, US AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 (A’18) American Institute of Architects (AIA)

AIA’s 161st annual convention and expo convenes 20,000+ architecture and design and building industry professionals for what’s new and now in architecture and design. A’18 offers 130+ seminars, nearly 30 intensive workshops and new product sessions in the expo, plus numerous networking events and nearly 100 architect-led educational tours. Topics include accessibility, energy, sustainability, resilience, technology and more, and continuing education credits (HSW, ADA, GBCI, RIBA, AIA) are offered. The Expo features 800+ exhibitors and the latest products and technology, in 200,000 sq. ft. of space.

AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 (A’18)

Jun 23 - Jun 27 Houston, TX, US ASHRAE 2018 Annual Conference ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers)

ASHRAE 2018 is ASHRAE’s major annual conference focused on increasing the efficiency of buildings and building systems, with resources to design, build, control, commission and operate high-efficiency facilities. Keynote speaker: research scientist and author Dr. Ainissa Ramirez. The Technical Program comprises 8 tracks, and 1 mini-track: HVAC&R Systems and Equipment; Fundamentals and Applications; District Energy and Cogeneration Plants; HVAC & Resiliency: Safeguarding our World; Residential – Modern Building in Hot and Humid Climates; Professional Skills; Research Summit; HVAC&R Control Freaks; and HVAC&R Analytics. The ASHRAE Learning Institute offers 10 courses approved for CEUs toward maintaining P.E. licensure, and ASHRAE’s BCxP, BEAP, BEMP, HFDP, HBDP and OPMP exams are given. General and technical tours and networking/special events are offered. Early Bird discount ends April 30.

ASHRAE 2018 Annual Conference

Jun 23 - Jun 26 San Antonio, TX, US BOMA 2018 International Conference and Expo Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International; BUILDINGS magazine

The BOMA 2018 comprehensive annual commercial real estate (CRE) event convenes 1,800+ building owners, managers and related professionals from across the USA and around the world, representing every type of commercial 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 Management, Leadership and Career Development, and Tenant Relations and Retention.

Every session qualifies for RPA, FMA, SMA, SMT, CPM, ARM and CCM 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 of the newest products, services and technologies 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. Free Expo-Only registration for qualified property and facility professionals.

BOMA 2018 International Conference and Expo

Jun 26 - Jun 28 Washington, DC, US Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) Convention Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) of the NACDA

This 10th annual convention takes place during the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and Affiliates Convention Week June 24-July 1. The CEFMA event offers a keynote address, general sessions, concurrent breakout sessions, Partner Tradeshow, a behind-the-scenes stadium/facility tour, and networking opportunities. Sessions include: Safety & Security: Infrastructure & Resources; Turf Safety & Education; Security vs. Customer Service; Hosting NCAA Events: A Campus Perspective; and more.

Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) Convention