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May 2020

May 21 Virtual CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR] CoreNet Global

The corporate real estate community came together to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and ideate with peers from across the globe to develop collective solutions for the immediate crisis — and beyond. More than 1,000 members participated in CoreNet Global’s COVID-19 Hackathon with representation from 35 countries in 90+ teams. Teams addressed the following areas: Space Utilization and Metrics; Distributed Work; Workplace Wellbeing; The Autonomous Workplace; Environment and Climate Change; and Manufacturing and Industrial.

All teams will host Roundtable Webinars per topic beginning May 18 as follows:

Thursday, May 21

  • 12:00 am EDT / 4:00 UTC / GMT – The Autonomous Workplace, Teams: 1, 2 (Ideal for APAC)
  • 8:00 am EDT / 12:00 UTC / GMT – Space Utilization & Metrics, Teams: 5, 8, 16, 19
  • 11:00 am EDT / 15:00 UTC / GMT – Workplace Wellbeing, Teams: 23, 24, 25, IIDA
  • 11:30 am EDT / 15:30 UTC / GMT – The Autonomous Workplace, Teams: 6, 8, 10
  • 1:30 pm EDT / 17:30 UTC / GMT – Workplace Wellbeing, Teams: 20, 21, 22, ABC, Academic
  • 11:00 pm EDT / 3:00 UTC / GMT (Friday May 22) – Distributed Work, Teams: 2, 3 (Ideal for APAC)

Click on the tabs at the bottom of the webinar page to learn more about each challenge and to view the results from each of the work teams.

 

 

CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR]

May 21 Virtual COVID-19: Workplace Continuity Series: Strategies for re-activating workspaces during COVID-19 [JLL WEBINAR] JLL

Developing a solid plan to re-activate workspaces is challenging and complex. Organizations must determine which workers need to come back, create a phased approach for welcoming them back, and adjust workspaces to accommodate social distancing and provide a safe and healthy environment. In this webinar, learn about JLL’s three-pronged approach for re-activating space from Susan Wasmund, global occupancy planning operations lead for JLL.

COVID-19: Workplace Continuity Series: Strategies for re-activating workspaces during COVID-19 [JLL WEBINAR]

May 21 Virtual Places matter to microbial interactions: Explore strategies to manage the spread of infectious disease in buildings and communities [WELL/IWBI WEBINAR] International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) / WELL

The recent spread of COVID-19 has brought how we acquire and interact with microbiota, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses to the forefront of global conversations on health. Join author and Professor of Pediatrics and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, Dr. Jack Gilbert, for a webcast discussion about recent advancements in microbial community research and strategies to manage the spread of infectious disease in buildings and communities. Eligible for 1.5 WELL-Specific CEs.

 

Places matter to microbial interactions: Explore strategies to manage the spread of infectious disease in buildings and communities [WELL/IWBI WEBINAR]

May 22 Virtual APPA Town Hall: In the Trenches: Cleaning Protocols, HVAC Requirements & Other Facilities Necessities [APPA WEBINAR] APPA (Leadership in Educational Facilities)

Join this APPA webinar: APPA Town Hall: In the Trenches: Cleaning Protocols, HVAC Requirements & Other Facilities Necessities. Moderator: Lander Medlin, Executive Vice President, APPA

 

 

APPA Town Hall: In the Trenches: Cleaning Protocols, HVAC Requirements & Other Facilities Necessities [APPA WEBINAR]

May 26 Virtual Virtual Town Hall: Confidence Cleaning After COVID-19 [ISSA WEBINAR] ISSA

ISSA offers this webinar for the cleaning industry and cleaning companies. The COVID-19 pandemic has put cleaning and hygiene in the spotlight as a way to help reduce risk. For the first time in the history of cleaning, businesses in every country need the help of cleaning contractors to kick-start their local economy and make their own clients feel safe to resume activities again. If ever there was a time to change the way the world views cleaning, now is the chance, says ISSA.

Join Dianna Steinbach, ISSA Vice President of International Services, for this FREE virtual town hall to learn how your company can:

  • Lead by example with responsible, “confidence cleaning” guidance
  • Leverage your expertise to become a valuable partner as your customers reopen their businesses
  • Contribute to the safety of facilities, by implementing best business practices for an infectious disease prevention plan.

This is the time when the cleaning industry needs to band together to make the greatest impact — an impact that, if executed with a common voice, will be sustained long after this pandemic ends, says ISSA.

Virtual Town Hall: Confidence Cleaning After COVID-19 [ISSA WEBINAR]

May 27 Virtual CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR] CoreNet Global

The corporate real estate community came together to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and ideate with peers from across the globe to develop collective solutions for the immediate crisis — and beyond. More than 1,000 members participated in CoreNet Global’s COVID-19 Hackathon with representation from 35 countries in 90+ teams. Teams addressed the following areas: Space Utilization and Metrics; Distributed Work; Workplace Wellbeing; The Autonomous Workplace; Environment and Climate Change; and Manufacturing and Industrial.

All teams will host Roundtable Webinars per topic beginning May 18 as follows:

Wednesday, May 27

  • 4:00 am EDT / 8:00 UTC / GMT – Space Utilization & Metrics (Hong Kong, Philippines and United Kingdom Chapters)
  • (Ideal for EMEA/APAC)
  • 11:00 am EDT / 15:00 UTC / GMT – The Autonomous Workplace (Mid-Atlantic and United Kingdom Chapters)
  • 1:00 am EDT / 5:00 UTC / GMT – Manufacturing & Industrial (Malaysia Chapter)
  • (Ideal for EMEA/APAC)
  • 1:00 pm EDT / 17:00 UTC / GMT (CORRECTED) – Environment and Climate Change (Chicago Chapter)
  • 2:00 pm EDT / 18:00 UTC / GMT – Distributed Work (Carolinas, Midwest, New England, New York City, and Southeast Florida Chapters)

Click on the tabs at the bottom of the webinar page to learn more about each challenge and to view the results from each of the work teams.

CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR]

May 28 Virtual Automation Amidst the New Normal (Series), #4: A New Shift. A New Co-worker. Automation to Augment the Workforce [ISSA WEBINAR] ISSA

Part 4 “A New Shift. A New Co-worker: Alleviating the Burden of Your New Day-to-Day Operations with Automation.” Cleaning staff are “essential workers” and frontline heroes serving all of us during this pandemic. Employers are looking to protect them while responding efficiently to the increased demand. Join Laura Lakhwara, associate director of Customer Success at SoftBank Robotics, Jeff Tingley, president and founder of Sparkle Services Inc., and Matt Sullivan, owner of BES Cleaning, Inc. as they share insights from the front lines of adapting to the “new normal,” on their reimagined day-to-day operations, and their approach to automation as a whole. They’ll discuss how they’re using automation and other innovation to deliver new standards of clean, and answer your questions in real time.

 

 

Automation Amidst the New Normal (Series), #4: A New Shift. A New Co-worker. Automation to Augment the Workforce [ISSA WEBINAR]

May 28 Virtual CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR] CoreNet Global

The corporate real estate community came together to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and ideate with peers from across the globe to develop collective solutions for the immediate crisis — and beyond. More than 1,000 members participated in CoreNet Global’s COVID-19 Hackathon with representation from 35 countries in 90+ teams. Teams addressed the following areas: Space Utilization and Metrics; Distributed Work; Workplace Wellbeing; The Autonomous Workplace; Environment and Climate Change; and Manufacturing and Industrial.

All teams will host Roundtable Webinars per topic beginning May 18 as follows:

Thursday, May 28

  • 3:00 am EDT / 7:00 UTC / GMT – Workplace Wellbeing (Australia, India, Singapore and United Kingdom Chapters) (Ideal for EMEA/APAC)
  • 11:00 am EDT / 15:00 UTC / GMT – Space Utilization & Metrics (Houston, Mid-Atlantic, New England, and New York City Chapters)

Click on the tabs at the bottom of the webinar page to learn more about each challenge and to view the results from each of the work teams.

 

CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR]

May 28 Virtual COVID-19 & Changes to the Workplace — Panel Discussion [SpaceIQ WEBINAR] SpaceIQ; partners

Four experts will share their thoughts and advice on how businesses can prepare for and adapt to the myriad changes COVID-19 is inflicting on workplaces. Panelists include:

  • Steve Todd, AVP, Global Head of Workplace, Nasdaq, and Founder, Open Sourced Workplace
  • Paul Mac Carthy, Senior Manager and EMEA Lead, Workplace Experience, Zendesk
  • Alex Dunham, Director of Workplace, HLW International
  • Laura Woodard, Former Real Estate and Workplace Program Manager, Google

Your questions regarding COVID-19 & Changes to the Workplace can be submitted online.

COVID-19 & Changes to the Workplace — Panel Discussion [SpaceIQ WEBINAR]

May 29 Virtual CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR] CoreNet Global

The corporate real estate community came together to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and ideate with peers from across the globe to develop collective solutions for the immediate crisis — and beyond. More than 1,000 members participated in CoreNet Global’s COVID-19 Hackathon with representation from 35 countries in 90+ teams. Teams addressed the following areas: Space Utilization and Metrics; Distributed Work; Workplace Wellbeing; The Autonomous Workplace; Environment and Climate Change; and Manufacturing and Industrial.

All teams will host Roundtable Webinars per topic beginning May 18 as follows:

Friday, May 29

  • 11:00 am EDT / 15:00 UTC / GMT – Workplace Wellbeing (Mid-Atlantic, New England, New Jersey, New York City and Tennessee Chapters)

Click on the tabs at the bottom of the webinar page to learn more about each challenge and to view the results from each of the work teams.

 

CoreNet Global Hackathon: A COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience — Results (Series) [CoreNet Global WEBINAR]

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June 2020

Jun 1 - Jun 30 Virtual NeoCon 2020 (commercial interiors) [*NOW VIRTUAL: NeoConnect 2020*] Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.

The canceled NeoCon 2020 has now become NeoConnect 2020 — a series of online resources, programming and events, hosted on neocon.com and designed to virtually connect the NeoCon community of architecture, design and FM professionals and commercial interiors specifiers from around the world. For the full month of June, NeoConnect will feature product and company details from NeoCon 2020 tenants and exhibitors as well as a full roster of complimentary NeoCon CEU webinars, online panel discussions and virtual social events. Also serving as a community portal, NeoConnect will share editorial features, digital issues and special online programming from NeoCon partners and host a “From the Community” blog series. A robust social media program beginning in May will complement the NeoConnect hub and feature product spotlights, exhibitor takeovers and engaging interviews on Instagram TV. NeoConnect will remain active with updated content through fall 2020. Full details including a schedule of online programming will be available mid-May. NeoConnect will officially launch at neocon.com on June 1.

NeoCon 2020 (commercial interiors) [*NOW VIRTUAL: NeoConnect 2020*]

Jun 2 Virtual Ideaction.Virtual [RESCHEDULED from May 31-June 3] Facilities Management Association of Australia (FMA)

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s National Conference & Exhibition will be held as a virtual event. The theme of this year’s conference — “Ahead of the Game 2020: Virtualising the FM Industry” — reflects the way our world has changed since the sudden outbreak of coronavirus. As we struggle to adapt to the sweeping changes in our daily lives, most facilities remain open and buildings still need to be maintained. As an essential service, the facilities management industry must adapt to the different circumstances in order to continue operating safely and efficiently throughout the lockdown. The comprehensive Ideaction.Virtual program will include a range of online features such as webinars, live panel discussions, online presentations and interactive Q&A sessions.

 [This virtual event was rescheduled from the original physical event May 31-June 3, 2020.]

Ideaction.Virtual [RESCHEDULED from May 31-June 3]

Jun 3 - Jun 5 Toronto, ON, Canada Building Lasting Change 2020 (CaGBC) (green buildings) [*POSTPONED*] Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC); Real Property Association of Canada (REALPAC)

[*This event has been POSTPONED. New date to be announced.*]

CaGBC’s 12th annual conference and expo is billed as Canada’s largest green building event, offering three days of forward thinking, new ideas, education, and networking with the leaders, change makers, investors and innovators of Canada’s burgeoning green building marketplace. BLC calls the building industry to urgent and sustained action in the next decade to together create high-performing and resilient buildings, communities, and cities able to significantly reduce or even eliminate climate change impacts while enhancing quality of life for Canadians. The event features an exhibition, the Leadership and Green Building Excellence Awards, and green building site tours. Early Bird rates end April 1.

Building Lasting Change 2020 (CaGBC) (green buildings) [*POSTPONED*]

Jun 3 Virtual Office Re-Entry: Practical Tips from Workplace Teams [EDEN WEBINAR] Eden

Learn from workplace and facilities experts on how they are operationally getting their teams back to the office. What tools are they using? How do you plan with so many unknowns? How do you ensure your teams feel safe returning to the safe? There will be time for Q&A as well. Industry expert panelists will be announced soon.

Office Re-Entry: Practical Tips from Workplace Teams [EDEN WEBINAR]

Jun 8 - Jun 11 Virtual Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit 2020 [*NOW VIRTUAL*] US Department of Energy (DOE)

[*THIS EVENT IS NOW VIRTUAL.*]

This annual event is an opportunity for partners and key stakeholders to explore emerging technologies and share innovative strategies and market leadership in energy and water efficiency. The 2020 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit is happening June 8-11 as a virtual leadership symposium. Join your peers and fellow experts from across sectors to discuss emerging technologies, workforce development, resilience, and more. Register today to sign up for sessions, workshops, and special events, including a DOE Fireside Chat with the National Labs: Trends and Emerging Technologies. All virtual events are free to attend.

Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit 2020 [*NOW VIRTUAL*]

Jun 23 - Jun 25 Virtual Safety 2020 Professional Development Conference & Exposition [*VIRTUAL*] American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

[*This event is now VIRTUAL.*]

Safety 2020 is ASSP’s (formerly ASSE) 109th annual international professional development conference and exposition, which normally convenes 5,000+ safety professionals from 40 countries to learn a wide range of best practices, industry trends and the latest product innovations in the occupational safety and health (OSH) field. This year’s robust VIRTUAL event offers a unique learning experience during extraordinary times. The event aims to enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities you need to keep workers safe, achieve the highest levels of organizational performance, and advance your career. Participants can attend more than 60 education sessions and earn almost four times the number of CEUs that you would earn by attending the in-person event (up to 6.5 CEUs total). Each session will include live Q&A with the speaker. Participants gain access to all Safety 2020 recorded sessions. Attendees will able to experience cutting-edge OSH products, technology and techniques and to interact with exhibitors online.

 

Safety 2020 Professional Development Conference & Exposition [*VIRTUAL*]

Jun 29 - Jul 2 Virtual ASHRAE 2020 Annual Conference [*NOW VIRTUAL*] ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers)

ASHRAE 2020 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.

[*THIS EVENT IS NOW VIRTUAL*]

The ASHRAE 2020 Virtual Conference includes 80 on-demand sessions + 12 live sessions = 92 technical sessions (300 speakers) with PDHs for only $99 for members. Registration includes access to all technical content (on-demand for 18 months), live sessions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual networking happy hours, and updates from Society leaders. On-demand Technical Program: Available Monday, June 22. Conference proceedings: Download the technical papers, conference papers and extended abstracts. The program meets continuing education requirements, and most sessions are approved for LEED AP credits and AIA learning units.

Live Four-Day Event:

  •     12 featured technical sessions presented live and available for download
  •     Sessions addressing the latest information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic
  •     Live forum for Q&A with speakers
  •     Access to scheduled live chat sessions with speakers for on-demand sessions
  •     Virtual networking happy hours with specific topics and social focus
  •     Leadership Moments providing updates from Society leaders

 

ASHRAE 2020 Annual Conference [*NOW VIRTUAL*]

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July 2020

Jul 7 - Jul 9 Virtual BOMA 2020 International Annual Conference and Expo (building owners, managers) [*VIRTUAL EVENT*] Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International

While the Philadelphia event is canceled, industry relationships, conversations, learning and connecting are not. Don’t miss the 2020 BOMA International Conference & Expo live via webcast: 20 sessions. Expert presenters. Leading-edge service providers. Live and online. On demand later. Watch for more details online.

Previous event description below:

The BOMA 2020 comprehensive annual commercial real estate event convenes building owners and managers from across the US and around the world, representing every type of building. “BOMA 2.0” offers new strategies and next-gen innovations for attendees at all levels that will keep your property current, your operations efficient and your business profitable. The redesigned education program focuses on workforce development, workplace evolution and emerging trends. Each session qualifies for continuing professional development credits and credential renewal and maintenance. Hundreds of 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.

**NEW FOCUS ON FMs FOR 2020**

BOMA 2020 features an expanded education program and Expo to address the specific needs and responsibilities facing today’s facilities managers (FMs) https://www.bomaconvention.org/boma2020/public/content.aspx?id=5436 . The program addresses goals that FMs share in common with commercial property managers, such as controlling costs and choosing the right vendors, as well as challenges that are unique to FMs, such as improving the employee experience and handling moves and expansions. BOMA 2020 provides FMs with the proven strategies, innovative solutions and strong professional network you need to deliver the best possible results for your company. You’ll be able to choose from a wide selection of education sessions specifically relevant for your role and meet new vendors that can help you streamline operations and reduce expenses. Expand your professional circle and exchange experiences with other FMs from across the country.

*Facilities managers who are first-time attendees qualify for a $300 discount on registration – almost half off the onsite rate!* (This offer was for the live event. Look for new details online.)

BOMA 2020 International Annual Conference and Expo (building owners, managers) [*VIRTUAL EVENT*]

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August 2020

Aug 11 - Aug 13 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

[This event was rescheduled from March 17-19, 2020]

Building Operating Management magazine offers this 20th annual comprehensive 3-day conference and trade show free to attend for some 5,000+ FM-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 provides up-to-date advancements and knowledgeable practices in the management, operations, maintenance, renovation and construction of nonresidential buildings. 100 educational sessions are offered in 8 topic areas: Asset Management, Business Management, Disruption in FM, Energy/Utility Management, Operations & Maintenance Management, Risk Management, Safety and Security Management, and Smart Building Technologies, with CEUs available. The comprehensive expo showcases the newest FM technologies and solutions from 500+ exhibiting companies. Facility tours and networking events are offered.

Co-located event:

Clean Buildings Expo 2020 (August 11-12, 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

Aug 16 - Aug 19 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.

[This event was rescheduled from April 6-9.]

 

Building Innovation 2020 Conference and Expo

Aug 18 - Aug 19 New York City, NY, US LEDucation 2020 (solid-state lighting) Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY)

[This event was rescheduled from March 17-18, 2020.]

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)

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September 2020

Sep 1 - Sep 3 Miami, FL, US Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings) Realcomm Conference Group

The combined Realcomm | IBcon event convenes 2,500 real estate professionals from 20 countries for four days of world-class learning and networking, with 150 learning sessions featuring 300 speakers, and 200 leading technology solutions providers who share solutions specific to the industry. Golf outing August 31; Pre-conference events September 1; Innovation tech tours September 4. Early Bird rates end March 1.

Realcomm — @ the Intersection of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate, Technology, Automation and Innovation — 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 technology, automation and innovation continue to impact how we use, transact and operate real estate.

IBcon — The Smart, Connected, High-Performance Intelligent Buildings Conference — 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, with advanced smart building case studies presented.

[This event was rescheduled from June.]

Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings)

Sep 1 - Sep 3 Paris, France Workspace Expo (WE) 2020 (French FM event) Weyou Group; ARSEG (Work Environment Directors Association); Workplace Magazine; etc.

[This event was rescheduled from March 10-12, 2020]

Workspace Expo is the French international trade fair dedicated to the design, furniture, layout and management of workspaces. The work environment event convenes 18,000+ visitors across all aspects of the facilities purchasing chain, including architects, specifiers, manufacturers, real estate professionals and FMs. In addition to the conferences and workshops offered, 240 French and international exhibitors showcase the latest innovations, equipment, energy-efficient solutions, and ergonomic furnishings for designing and outfitting office spaces, including furniture, layout, design, air and lights, acoustics, walls, floors, ceilings and audiovisual (AV). The 2020 Innovation Awards will be presented.

 

 

Workspace Expo (WE) 2020 (French FM event)

Sep 15 - Sep 16 New York City, NY, US Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) 2020 (building owners, managers) [rescheduled from April, June] Reed Exhibitions; RELX Group

BuildingsNY is a single source, full product life-cycle solution to safely and cost-effectively operate your buildings with a unique combination of an exhibition, no-cost accredited education, partnership opportunities, and networking events. The 35th annual event will convene 5,550+ building professionals, including building owners, property managers, facility engineers, managing agents, energy engineers and superintendents, with 300+ suppliers. It provides attendees with the tools and supplies they need to lower costs, grow their businesses, and operate efficient buildings. The free education program offers continuing education credits from ASHRAE LI, CABA, ABO, CHIP, AIA, NYARM, Building Energy Exchange and others. Exhibitors showcase the latest and best in traditional and green products, solutions and services for retrofit, renovation, restoration and maintenance.

[This event was rescheduled from June, and originally from April.]

Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) 2020 (building owners, managers) [rescheduled from April, June]

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

Sep 22 - Sep 23 Birmingham, United Kingdom The Facilities Event 2020 (plus fire, safety, security, emergency svcs.) Nineteen Group

The Facilities Event is billed as the UK’s most important business event for FM professionals, convening 16,000 attendees from across the industrial, commercial and public sectors, with compelling educational content and a comprehensive exhibition. Supported by IFMA UK, i-FM, PFM, BFM and several others, 150+ expert speakers lead 120+ hours of CPD-accredited sessions and workshops, giving delegates the knowledge, tools and techniques to take back and make an immediate impact. 450+ exhibiting companies showcase the latest and smartest products and services to optimize facility and workplace performance, from A/V equipment and cable management to waste management and water services. The show is free to attend and gives free access to the co-located events.

[This event was rescheduled from April 28-30.]

Co-located events:

 

The Facilities Event 2020 (plus fire, safety, security, emergency svcs.)

Sep 25 London, United Kingdom IWFM Conference 2020 (workplace & FM) Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) (formerly British Institute of Facilities Management [BIFM])

IWFM Conference 2020 (formerly ThinkFM), is IWFM’s (formerly BIFM) annual flagship conference for workplace and facilities management (FM) professionals. Bringing together leading insights and ideas from inside and outside the profession, IWFM Conference tackles the sector’s greatest opportunities and challenges, equipping attendees at all career stages with the tools and inspiration to seize FM’s workplace opportunity. With change and disruption permeating modern life, leading speakers explore and explain how the FM profession can rise to some of the greatest challenges and create the change organizations need to adapt and thrive.

[This event was rescheduled from March 24, 2020.]

 

IWFM Conference 2020 (workplace & FM)

Sep 27 - Oct 2 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Light+Building 2020 (lighting and building services technology) [*RESCHEDULED from March*] 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.

*This event was rescheduled from March to September due to the increased spread of the coronavirus in Europe. According to the organizers, existing visitor tickets for March 2020 will also be valid in September 2020.*

 

Light+Building 2020 (lighting and building services technology) [*RESCHEDULED from March*]

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October 2020

Oct 5 - Oct 8 Las Vegas, NV, Virtual International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) 2020 Security Industry Association (SIA)

ISC West is a major US converged security tradeshow covering everything from video surveillance, access control, biometrics and smart home to public security, IT/IoT security, drones and robotics, and more. Attendees can discover the newest security products and security technology from 1,000 exhibitors and brands, network with over 30,000 security and public safety professionals, and gain valuable security industry training and knowledge to keep them ahead with 85+ accredited sessions through SIA Education@ISC.

[This event was rescheduled from July 20-22, and originally from March 17-20, 2020.]

International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) 2020

Oct 13 - Oct 14 Milan, Italy Forum Pulire 2020 (cleaning industry) Afidamp Servizi / AfidampFAB (The Italian Association of Professional Cleaning Equipment Manufacturers); ISSA

Themed “Cleaning as an Absolute Value,” the Forum Pulire international cleaning industry event alternates years with the ISSA Pulire event. Forum Pulire is billed as a multidisciplinary think tank, a multidisciplinary container for bringing together thoughts and comparing ideas, where delegates can meet, discuss important issues, and consider the future of the industry. This year’s themes are: Women; Welcoming, Belonging and Sense of Community; Happiness; Distribution in the Age of Disruption; and Designing for Cleanliness in Health Care and Hospitality Places (hospitals, hotels, restaurants).

Forum Pulire 2020 (cleaning industry)

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.)