February 2019

Feb 5 London, United Kingdom Workplace Futures (WF2019) (FM) Information Facilities Management Ltd. (i-FM.net)

This 12th annual event gathers stakeholders responsible for specifying, buying, managing or delivering FM — strategic thinkers in FM innovation from business, property and facilities — to identify and help shape the future of the FM industry and the workplace. Workplace Futures builds each year on the ideas of previous years, showing how FM can play a crucial role in virtually every industry in a changing world. This year’s event, titled “Surviving FM: Making Tomorrow a Better Place,” explores how we can work more positively, more collaboratively, to show innovation and to add value. The event brings together a top-flight panel of speakers, complemented with ample time for discussion and networking. WF2019 is held at the Siemens Sustainability Centre, “The Crystal,” a BREEAM Excellent-rated landmark building in London’s Docklands.

Workplace Futures (WF2019) (FM)

Feb 6 - Feb 8 San Antonio, TX, US SAME/IFMA Facilities Management Workshop 2019 International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

The 15th annual SAME/IFMA Facilities Management Workshop is an intensive two-day series of 20+ hours of education and training sessions for over 300 public and private FM and related practitioners addressing topics including FM best practices, geospatial/IT for asset management, life-cycle sustainability, energy efficiency and strategic sourcing. This successful SAME/IFMA partnership continues to bring together IFMA’s excellent FM education and training, and SAME’s wealth of military installation management experience. The workshop provides insight from both the public and private sectors on emerging trends in facilities management and related fields and includes networking functions and an exhibit hall.

SAME/IFMA Facilities Management Workshop 2019

Feb 13 - Feb 14 Vancouver, BC, US BUILDEX Vancouver Informa Exhibitions

BUILDEX Vancouver is billed as Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture, interior design and property management industries, attracting over 14,000 attendees annually. The event offers 2 full days of product launches, problem solving, networking and education, with 80+ credit-approved educational seminars, each session priced individually and affordably. Over 600 exhibits showcase innovative and green products, materials, technologies and services in over 100 different categories.

BUILDEX Vancouver

Feb 25 - Feb 26 Delray Beach, FL, US TechSec Solutions 2019 United Publications, Inc.

Presented by the publishers of Security Systems News, TechSec Solutions immerses attendees in security technology through interactive education, exhibits and networking. Attendees include security directors and end-users; IT professionals; integrators, installers and consultants; and manufacturers and distributors. Billed as the security technology event designed for business leaders, TechSec Solutions focuses on leveraging the cutting-edge technology impacting the industry today. Early Bird registration ends January 31.

TechSec Solutions 2019


March 2019

Mar 5 Tokyo, Japan ASIS International Tokyo Conference; Security Show Japan 2019 ASIS International; ASIS Japan Chapter

This is ASIS Japan’s first international conference since the Chapter was started more than 40 years ago, co-located with Security Show Japan 2019. The ASIS International Tokyo Conference will provide senior security professionals with the knowledge and perspectives they need to excel, with a focus on Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) as the next step in the evolution of security management, and ample networking events. Security Show Japan 2019 is a comprehensive exhibition showcasing a wide spectrum of products, technology, systems and services to protect offices, stores, public facilities and homes from crimes, information leakage and other hazardous conditions. Exhibits include video surveillance systems, access control systems, information security systems, and many security-related products.

ASIS International Tokyo Conference; Security Show Japan 2019

Mar 5 - Mar 6 Dublin, Ireland Facilities Management Ireland (FM Ireland) Conference and Exhibition 2019 Stepex Ltd

The 11th annual FM Ireland is a free-to-attend conference and exhibition launched in response to Irish companies looking for information and solutions to improve efficiency and reduce the cost of running their business environment. The show convenes some 1,600 attendees responsible for the various aspects involved in FM, Health & Safety, Fire Safety, Security and Buildings Maintenance and Operations — the effective management of commercial, industrial, retail, educational, government and other large facilities and working environments. Supported by ASFP Ireland, BIFM, IOSH, ISIA, RICS and others, FM Ireland covers the entire spectrum of FM services and products, with over 100 exhibitors.

Facilities Management Ireland (FM Ireland) Conference and Exhibition 2019

Mar 5 - Mar 7 London, United Kingdom Futurebuild 2019 Futurebuild Events

Supported by the BRE, RIBA, CIBSE and others, this major international event for the built environment now combines the Ecobuild conference and six Futurebuild Hubs that offer sector-specific products and focused education, research and inspiration: Offsite, Urban Infrastructure, Materials, Energy, Buildings and Interiors. The event convenes over 26,500 visitors from around the world to explore the latest technologies and approaches, and debate the biggest issues facing the built environment — now and in the future – both in the UK and overseas. The 2019 Ecobuild conference will challenge industry to “think the unthinkable” with a program of inspiring speakers and game-changing discussions — all focused on examining and sparking action on the most important, far-reaching societal and environmental issues. The 2019 exhibit space is increasing by 20% over 2018’s 450+ exhibitors showcasing the latest products and cutting-edge technology for new build, refurbishment, residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Futurebuild 2019

Mar 12 - Mar 14 Kowloon, Hong Kong CoreNet Global Summit — Asia Pacific (APAC) 2019 — Hong Kong (corporate real estate) CoreNet Global

“Experience Matters. It’s Not Just Business. It’s Personal.” Organizers say the 2019 CoreNet Global Summit theme is a call to action. What role does corporate real estate play in leading, creating and fostering experiences that enable business success? Over 700 CRE/FM attendees can find out how experience can translate into increased productivity, appeal, innovation and profit for their organization. The Summit helps attendees advance their skills, connect with peers, be recognized for their achievements, and stay updated on the latest trends and innovations that are reshaping the way we do business, with 50 educational sessions. Pre-Summit Professional Development Seminars: March 10-12.

CoreNet Global Summit — Asia Pacific (APAC) 2019 — Hong Kong (corporate real estate)

Mar 12 - Mar 13 New York, NY, US LEDucation 2019 (solid-state lighting) Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY)

The 12th annual nonprofit LEDucation event on light-emitting diode (LED) solid-state lighting (SSL) technology convenes over 5,500 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 tabletop expo showcases the latest designs and technologies from 275+ local and worldwide commercial and architectural manufacturers. Early Bird rates apply.

LEDucation 2019 (solid-state lighting)

Mar 19 - Mar 20 Edmonton, AB, Canada BUILDEX Edmonton (building construction, design, management) Informa Canada

Part of the BUILDEX family of shows, the 13th annual BUILDEX Edmonton is the city’s major tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture, interior design and property management industries. With 35+ credit-approved educational seminars, BUILDEX attracts over 2,500 attendees annually. Over 150 exhibits showcase new, innovative products, materials, technologies and services in over 100 different categories for the entire building life cycle.

BUILDEX Edmonton (building construction, design, management)

Mar 19 - Mar 21 London, United Kingdom Cleaning Show 2019 British Cleaning Council; Quartz Business Media

The Cleaning Show is a major biennial event that attracts 5,500+ visitors from the UK and other countries involved in cleaning, hygiene, FM and support services from such sectors as education, healthcare, industrial, leisure, government, retail and office/commercial facilities. The seminar program tackles some of the big issues affecting the industry, and 100+ exhibiting companies launch new products and showcase the latest equipment and services. Attendees learn about new legislation; find new business opportunities; and network with the entire industry. Entrance is free of charge.


Cleaning Show 2019

Mar 20 - Mar 21 Boston, MA, US Globalcon 2019 Conference; Energy, Power & FM Strategies & Technologies Expo Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

The 30th annual Globalcon offers decision-makers from business, industry, and government cutting-edge, integrated energy solutions to assure both a secure, affordable energy supply and effective management of energy and overall operational costs. The multi-track conference and AEE training seminars cover currently relevant topics, with CEU, PDH and AEE credits toward re-certification available. The Expo emphasizes four critical areas of leading-edge technology and related services: Energy Management, HVAC and Smart Building Systems; Renewables, Alternative Energy and Onsite Generation; Lighting Efficiency and Integrated Energy Solutions; and Plant and Facilities Management, with free interactive technology and applications workshops on the show floor. Special feature: Northeast Green showcase, co-presented by US EPA’s ENERGY STAR, offers the latest sustainable technologies. Free “Expo Only” Pass available. Networking events and free tours are offered.

Globalcon 2019 Conference; Energy, Power & FM Strategies & Technologies Expo

Mar 20 - Mar 21 Sydney, Australia Total Facilities 2019 (high-performing environments) Diversified Communications Australia

Themed “Championing High-Performing Environments,” Total Facilities is a two-day collaboration into the world of facilities management (FM), with Australia’s “leading” showcase of high-performing facilities, and intelligent living and work spaces. Held annually between Sydney and Melbourne, it convenes some 2,000 FMs and related professionals to realize their full potential through smart, connected buildings that use insights to enhance their environments. The use of technology and data is transforming the way buildings are built and operated, and Total Facilities is working with key industry thought leaders to deliver an education program that puts FMs and their business in the best possible position to excel. Some 160 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. Numerous networking opportunities are available. Entry is free for industry professionals who register online; a door fee of $25 will be charged for registering onsite.


Total Facilities 2019 (high-performing environments)

Mar 20 - Mar 22 Amsterdam, Netherlands World Workplace Europe 2019 Conference and Expo; Facility for Future International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); Facility Management Netherlands (FMN)

Building on IFMA’s successful World Workplace events in America and Asia, this 3rd European edition joins the 2nd Facility for Future for a one-off special event in an “extraordinary” renovated waterfront industrial building. The event is emphasizing collaboration within the built environment and FM in particular, including users, suppliers, other departments like HR or finance, and all actors in the built environment, across borders, and with the outside world in general. The event features engaging keynote speakers, dynamic education offering solutions that attendees can use to optimize their facilities; facilitated networking; and a cutting-edge product and services exposition. Presentation languages will be English and Dutch.

World Workplace Europe 2019 Conference and Expo; Facility for Future

Mar 25 - Mar 28 New Orleans, LA, US Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2019 Applied Ergonomics Society, of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

The 22nd annual Applied Ergonomics Conference convenes health and safety-related professionals as well as FMs and industrial/manufacturing engineers and others from numerous industries and around the world to share best practices in ergonomics, healthcare, safety, HR and risk management. The event is focused on practical applications of ergonomics in a variety of work settings with real-world examples from companies that have implemented programs ensuring safe performance. AEC features a variety of multidisciplinary educational sessions at all levels providing best practices and the latest solutions, with the opportunity to earn CEUs or PDHs; the annual Ergo Cup competition; an extensive Exhibit Hall; optional behind-the-scenes facility tours; and networking events.

Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2019

Mar 26 - Mar 28 Baltimore, MD, US National Facilities Management and Technology Show (NFMT 2019); Clean Buildings Expo (CBE) Building Operating Management magazine; ROC Exhibitions; ISSA; Trade Press Media Group

Building Operating Management magazine offers this 19th annual comprehensive 3-day conference and trade show free for 5,000+ FM, maintenance and operations-related professionals from most US states and 26 countries and all types of facilities, along with industry experts and leading suppliers. One of the largest FM events in the country, NFMT 2019 promises to deliver take-aways including new best practices, operational strategies, tricks of the trade, and innovative solutions to help attendees manage their facilities more productively. 125+ educational sessions are offered in 10 tracks: Asset Management, Business Management, O&M Technical Services Management, O&M Work Management, Risk Management, Safety and Security Management, and Utility Management, with 18 hours of CEUs available. The comprehensive expo showcases the newest FM technologies and solutions from over 500 exhibiting companies. Facility tours and networking events are offered.

Co-located event for 2019:

ISSA and Trade Press Media Group are debuting a new trade show for the commercial cleaning industry — Clean Buildings Expo (CBE), March 26-27. Designed for end-users of cleaning products and equipment, CBE fills an immediate need for education and product information in the building-rich Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. Show organizers anticipate approximately 1,200 key decision-makers from health care, education, government and hospitality facilities, as well as building service contractors, to attend the two-day event. CBE will also host a robust educational conference with more than 25 informative sessions addressing operational best practices, staffing and management strategies, and cleaning technologies. Curated by ISSA in collaboration with Trade Press, the agenda will feature subject matter experts from a wide range of stakeholders in the cleaning industry, including building service contractors, in-house cleaning executives, and industry consultants.

National Facilities Management and Technology Show (NFMT 2019); Clean Buildings Expo (CBE)

Mar 27 - Mar 29 Rotterdam, Netherlands ASIS Europe 2019 ASIS International

Titled “from Risk to Resilience,” the 18th annual ASIS Europe begins to tackle the convergence of physical security and cybersecurity, with some 500 attendees from across Europe and around the world. Today’s enterprise is connected, complex and global. Securing innovation and competitive advantage requires simultaneously protecting people, information, products, and property. Rapid, interconnected change, and shifting perceptions of risk and value are key challenges for security practitioners. The program will examine evolving security challenges in over 50 educational sessions and keynote speeches, with CPE credits available. The exhibition showcases the latest security services and solutions. Behind-the-scenes professional security tours are available.

ASIS Europe 2019


April 2019

Apr 2 - Apr 3 New York, NY, US Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) 2019 (building owners, managers) Reed Exhibitions; RELX Group

The annual BuildingsNY brings together 5,550+ building professionals, including building owners and managers, facilities and maintenance managers, architects, engineers, superintendents, developers and contractors, with 300+ 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, free accredited education and networking events. The free education program offers continuing education credits from ASHRAE LI, CABA, ABO, CHIP, AIA and NYARM. Exhibitors showcase the latest and best in traditional and green products, solutions and services for retrofit, renovation, restoration and maintenance. 2019: Expanded focus on energy efficiency, asset management, building automation, contracts and compliance, and FM.

Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) 2019 (building owners, managers)

Apr 3 - Apr 5 Singapore, Singapore World Workplace Asia 2019 Conference and Exhibition International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter; Building and Construction Authority (BCA)

Part of IFMA’s successful World Workplace series of international events, World Workplace Asia 2019 is titled “Building the Future of Facility Management through Digital Innovation.” The interactive event comprises a conference covering the latest trends and developments, and a tradeshow with product demonstrations, with professional networking opportunities available. This year’s conference looks at technology’s role in society and the business of FM with a focus on the challenges and opportunities of digitization — the integration of digital tools into FM. Sessions are organized into 4 topics: Technology and Innovation, Smart FM, Operations and Maintenance, and Real Estate.

World Workplace Asia 2019 Conference and Exhibition

Apr 7 - Apr 10 Salt Lake City, UT, US Environments for Aging Expo and Conference Environments for Aging magazine; The Center for Health Design

This annual event offers 1,000+ architects, designers, developers, FMs and others educational opportunities, strategies and products to create functional, attractive design for senior care environments. The conference sessions offer the latest research, trends, and strategies relating to the design of CCRC facilities, memory and dementia care, and strategies to meet the needs of our aging population, with CEUs available. Hundreds of new innovations and solutions will be on display in the expo hall, with 250+ exhibitors on hand to answer questions and demonstrate products.

Environments for Aging Expo and Conference

Apr 8 - Apr 10 Shenzhen, China CTBUH 2019 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 and engineer teams for 50+ Finalist projects will present their projects, and the regional Best Tall Building and 2019 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 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

Apr 8 - Apr 10 Atlanta, GA, US IFMA Facility Fusion Conference and Expo 2019 International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

IFMA’s Facility Fusion is geared toward the unique needs and challenges in managing specific types of facilities, projects and teams. It’s an opportunity to focus on personal leadership skills and career development. One-on-one networking with colleagues and exhibitors is a top benefit. Programming fuses global, local, industry-specific and individual FM focus areas into a concentrated learning and networking experience. Early Bird discount ends February 7, 2019.

IFMA Facility Fusion Conference and Expo 2019

Apr 9 - Apr 12 Las Vegas, NV, US International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) 2019 Security Industry Association (SIA)

ISC West is a major US physical security tradeshow and a premier launching pad for new physical, IT and IoT security products, solutions and technologies. The event hosts over 30,000 security professionals from every industry, with numerous networking events. The show floor features 10,000+ products from 1,000 exhibitors and brands, covering access control, alarms & monitoring, biometrics, IP security, video surveillance / CCTV, networked security products and more, with Expo areas focused on unmanned security, connected security and emerging technology. ISC West offers multiple certifications and 85+ accredited sessions in various levels and several tracks.

International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) 2019

Apr 9 - Apr 11 Birmingham, United Kingdom The Facilities Event 2019 Western Business Exhibitions

The Facilities Event delivers a powerful combination of some 6,000 senior decision makers and purchase influencers from across the UK’s industrial, commercial and public sectors, with a compelling range of educational content and a wide and varied exhibitor offering. It is billed as the opportunity for the FM community to shape the future of the industry in the UK. 130 of the industry’s most respected voices share fresh perspectives and educational content across two free-to-attend theatres for 60 hours of CPD-accredited seminars. Sessions give delegates the knowledge, tools and techniques to take back to their organizations and make an immediate impact. 200 exhibiting companies showcase products and services for everything from asbestos removal and A/V equipment to waste management and water services. Entry is free to qualifying professionals who register online in advance.

Co-located events, bringing access to over 400 exhibitors and up to 8 focused educational theaters:

The Facilities Event 2019

Apr 10 - Apr 12 Istanbul, Turkey Interclean Istanbul 2019 (cleaning) RAI Amsterdam, UBM/NTSR, TESHIAD

This 3rd international biennial trade show for the cleaning industry in Eurasia takes place in one of the world’s fastest growing economies. The industry will congregate to view product innovations, broaden their industry knowledge, discuss, network, and strategize as well as benefit from the Interclean / TESHIAD conference program and create new business opportunities. The event offers an overview of the latest products and solutions, as well as new product introductions. The second edition of the show in 2017 attracted 2000 visitors, 27% of which were international, of 100+ different nationalities.

Interclean Istanbul 2019 (cleaning)

Apr 11 - Dec 31 Auckland, New Zealand Green Property Summit 2019 New Zealand Green Building Council; Property Council of New Zealand

The biennial Green Property Summit focuses on commercial buildings, cities and communities, presenting and discussing the latest initiatives in delivering green buildings and precincts, retrofitting existing buildings, the business case and the environment, including incentives and drivers, policies and opportunities for green buildings. The event investigate current and future challenges of New Zealand cities, showcases local and international case studies, and explore innovative solutions, convening key players at the cutting edge of the world’s green building sector.

Green Property Summit 2019

Apr 16 - Apr 18 Paris, France Workspace Expo (WE) 2019 (French FM event) ARSEG (Work Environment Directors Association); Workplace Magazine

Formerly known as Bureaux Expo, Workspace Expo is the French international trade fair dedicated to workplace design, furnishing and management. The work environment event convenes 15,500 visitors across all aspects of the facilities purchasing chain, including architects, buyers, manufacturers, real estate professionals and FMs. In addition to the conferences and workshops offered, 200 French and international exhibitors showcase the latest innovations, equipment, energy-efficient solutions, and ergonomic furnishings for designing and outfitting office spaces. The 2019 Innovation Awards will be presented.

Workspace Expo (WE) 2019 (French FM event)

Apr 29 - May 1 Denver, CO, US PRSM2019 National Conference (retail FM) Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM)

PRSM2019 is a major annual event with best-in-class education sessions and networking events for some 2,000 multi-site retail FM professionals, from entry level to senior management, who are involved in maintenance, planning, design, budgeting and more at their stores. Themed “Aim High. Reach Wide” for 2019, the event covers the latest industry tools and trends in the rapidly changing retail world, and 300+ qualified exhibitors offer the latest products and share proven, effective FM processes.

PRSM2019 National Conference (retail FM)


May 2019

May 1 - May 3 Minneapolis, MN, US Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2019 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International

This premier education, networking and business development event convenes 1,300+ 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. To capitalize on emerging medical real estate opportunities, it’s imperative to consider every angle — the evolving face of healthcare delivery, outpatient migration, M&A activity, alternative deal structures, facility design strategies, new legislation and regulations, and more. Attendees gain access to the experts, insights and connections they need to improve operations, better manage assets, and achieve goals. 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.

Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2019

May 1 Los Angeles, CA, US WORKTECH19 Los Angeles (facilities, real estate, technology) Unwired Ventures

WORKTECH19 Los Angeles is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. Part of an international workplace conference series held in locations around the world, this event will attract a variety of attendees to debate, discuss and divulge the latest thinking on the future of work and the workplace. Join senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management architecture and design as well as professional advisors to listen to global thought leaders, further knowledge and share best practice and expertise.

WORKTECH19 Los Angeles (facilities, real estate, technology)

May 9 New York, NY, US WORKTECH19 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, WORKTECH19 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 350 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 22 Minneapolis, MN, US American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce EXP 2019) American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA); American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

AIHce EXP 2019 is an international industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) event focusing on emerging trends, the latest technology and best practices pertaining to worker health and safety. Thousands of attendees will gather at this 79th annual event for new technologies, world-class education, certification maintenance, technical tours and networking opportunities. Professional development courses are held before and after the main event.

American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce EXP 2019)

May 21 - May 23 Philadelphia, PA, US LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2019) (lighting design, products, tech) International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD); Illuminating Engineering Society (IES); International Market Centers (IMC)

This 30th annual event is billed as the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, where light, technology and design converge. LIGHTFAIR alternates between East Coast and West Coast sites — preceding LFI 2018 in Chicago, the record-breaking LFI 2017 in Philadelphia registered 28,000 design, lighting, architectural, engineering, energy, FM and related industry professionals from 81 countries, with 550+ exhibitors from the US and abroad. Speakers from diverse disciplines offer 70+ accredited courses at all levels, covering a broad spectrum of educational topics and tracks, with an in-depth Pre-Conference. Exhibitors showcase exclusive introductions and “all that is new and next” in lighting products and technology such as LEDs, OLEDs, luminaires, energy-efficient products, IoT (Internet of Things), intelligent lighting, alternative energy, solar power, decorative, controls, software, digital signage, healthcare and hospitality. Numerous networking opportunities.

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2019) (lighting design, products, tech)

May 21 - May 23 Verona, Italy Pulire: The Smart Show (cleaning industry) Afidamp Servizi / AfidampFAB (The Italian Association of Professional Cleaning Equipment Manufacturers); ISSA

This major biennial event for the cleaning industry across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East offers a complete range of machinery, chemical products, equipment and components for professional cleaning and hygiene in indoor spaces. Pulire attracts some 300 exhibitors from 20+ countries and 16,000 visitors from 90 countries to its 16,000 sq m of display space.


Pulire: The Smart Show (cleaning industry)


June 2019

Jun 2 - Jun 5 Sydney, Australia Ideaction.2019 – National FM Conference and Exhibition Facilities Management Association of Australia (FMA)

Ideaction.2019 provides a forum for 200+ facilities managers, property managers, space occupiers and other professionals who interact with the FM industry from throughout Australia and abroad to come together to build knowledge, view FM products and services, be inspired and network. Themed “FM Forecast: Blue Skies, Clouds or Storms” for 2019, sessions cover such areas as technical FM, leadership, communication, strategic thinking, technology and compliance.

Ideaction.2019 – National FM Conference and Exhibition

Jun 4 - Jun 6 Johannesburg, South Africa ISSA Cleantex Africa ISSA; e–squared publications

Worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA has joined the publishers of African Cleaning Review to administer and promote this trade exhibition established in 1998, regarded as Africa’s foremost dedicated event for the professional cleaning, hygiene and related industry sectors. It is a biennial business platform where industry trends, cost-effective technology and solutions offer outcomes of improved business practices in an environment where rising operational costs, increased competition and the need for higher productivity all play a decisive role in operational efficiency.

ISSA Cleantex Africa

Jun 5 - Jun 7 Mexico City, Mexico ISSA Expo Limpieza 2019 (cleaning) ISSA; PRSM; IEHA; ARCSI

ISSA Expo Limpieza 2019 offers world-class education, best practices and innovations that enable cleaning and maintenance professionals to deliver maximum value to their clients. National and international participants include: distributors and wholesalers of commercial cleaning products; building service contractors; end-customers from numerous markets; and in-house decision-makers. The show delivers education, information, and professional networking opportunities. Educational sessions are presented by recognized experts in cleaning and FM. The exhibition features several of the world’s premier cleaning suppliers and solution providers, covering cleaning agents, health and safety supplies, and state-of-the-art equipment.

For 2019, the show will co-locate with ExpoMed, with 10,000+ attendees, and with the Professional Retail Store Maintenance (PRSM) Association’s member meeting. These concurrent events significantly enhance professional networking and best practice sharing opportunities among event delegates, resulting in increased value and connections for all participants.

ISSA Expo Limpieza 2019 (cleaning)

Jun 9 - Jun 12 New Orleans, LA, US NASFA 2019 National Conference (state facilities) National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA)

The 31st 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; networking opportunities; and a behind-the-scenes tour. The conference covers such topics as 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), and more.

NASFA 2019 National Conference (state facilities)

Jun 9 - Jun 12 New Orleans, LA, US Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) (formerly ASSE)

Safety 2019 is ASSP’s (formerly ASSE) 108th annual international professional development conference and exposition, convening 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. 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, concurrent sessions, case studies, key issue collaboration sessions, panels, and certification exam preparation workshops.

Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition

Jun 10 - Jun 12 Chicago, IL, USA NeoCon 2019 (commercial interiors) Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.

This 51st 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 2019 (commercial interiors)