August 2019

Aug 20 - Aug 22 Denver, CO, US Energy Exchange 2019 DOE’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)

Resilience portfolio planning is critical to optimized operations to meet agency mission requirements. Energy Exchange training focuses on the integrated aspects of ensuring efficient and mission-ready federal operations. FEMP will provide updates on recent policy, and a robust technical training program based on agency needs including: Integrating Resilience and Design; Optimizing Building Management and Maintenance; Utilizing Efficient and Secure Technologies; Leveraging Financing and Partnerships; and Federal Leadership and Policy. Federal agencies can ensure that their workforces fulfill mandates that require specific training to align with legislative and administration workforce development objectives.

Energy Exchange 2019

Aug 20 - Aug 23 Las Vegas, NV, US National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo LRP Conferences

For more than two decades, hundreds of ergonomics and safety professionals have relied on this event to learn how to build an effective ergonomics program or maximize an existing one, on any budget, in any industry. 45 education sessions help new and seasoned professionals gain solid strategies and fresh approaches to boost their ergonomics programs, including tracks on Program Management and Office Ergonomics. Keynote speakers from Wegmans, Facebook and Delft University, plus NIOSH Director John Howard, MD. The Expo is touted as the industry’s largest, featuring hundreds of exhibitors offering thousands of ergonomic and safety products, tools and services to reduce workplace injuries and increase employee productivity. Earn CEU and CoC points from BCPE and BCSP.



National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo

Aug 21 - Aug 24 San Antonio, TX, US EXCHANGE 2019, AHE Conference & Solution Center (healthcare environment) Association for the Healthcare Environment of the American Hospital Association (AHE)

AHE’s 32nd annual educational event brings together some 500 healthcare environmental-services professionals for challenging education, innovative products, and “social learning.” CPE credits are available for education sessions, and training and certification are offered for the CHESP and CMIP programs. The Solution Center or trade show offers connections with industry innovators and solutions to pressing daily problems in the healthcare environment such as cleaning and surface disinfection, waste management, laundry processing, pest control, safety and security, flooring / carpets / tile, restroom fixtures, infection prevention, grounds management, construction / plant operations / maintenance, carts/moving systems, environmental sustainability and more. Exhibitors provide white papers, case studies, product evaluation, comparison charts, check lists and more.

EXCHANGE 2019, AHE Conference & Solution Center (healthcare environment)

Aug 29 - Aug 30 Suzhou, China IFMA’s World Workplace China & FM Conference 2019 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) China chapters; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

IFMA World Workplace China & FM Conference is a respected annual conference and exposition for facilities management (FM) and related professions in China. Participants are middle and senior professional managers engaged in the Asian real estate and FM industry and related industries, plus administrative and logistics personnel, infrastructure and other senior management personnel. 2019 themes include: FM Standards, FM-Technology Innovation; FM-Health and Safety; and FM-Green Energy Saving. Facility site tour available.

IFMA’s World Workplace China & FM Conference 2019


September 2019

Sep 6 - Sep 12 San Diego, CA, US NSC 2019 Congress & Expo (occupational safety, health, environmental) National Safety Council (NSC)

The 105th annual NSC Congress & Expo is billed as the world’s largest occupational safety, health and environmental event, featuring the annual NSC meeting, education sessions, networking events, and an Expo, with some 15,000 attendees from 60+ countries and 1,100 exhibiting companies expected. The event offers keynote addresses and 125+ technical sessions, workshops and professional development seminars as well as 7 Learning Labs, with sessions ranging from broad-based to industry-specific topics at all levels, and CEUs, COCs and CM credits available from BCSP, ABIH and ISHM. The Expo showcases tried-and-true products and services and the latest technologies in the areas of general safety products, personal protective equipment, hazard controls and fall protection, as well as facility maintenance and operations, environmental protection, ergonomics and risk management, with a New Product Showcase. Behind-the-scenes technical tours of the USS midway Museum and San Diego Gas & Electric given.Advance Rate ends August 2.




NSC 2019 Congress & Expo (occupational safety, health, environmental)

Sep 8 - Sep 12 Chicago, IL, US ASIS’s Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019 ASIS International

Rebranded last year as Global Security Exchange, ASIS International’s 65th annual flagship security conference and exhibition convenes security professionals from across the entire supply chain throughout the globe for comprehensive security education and innovative technology. The international event equips 20,000+ public- and private-sector security-related professionals from all industries and 110+countries with the vetted information, insights, and the peer support needed to keep ahead of current and emerging risks. GSX addresses the comprehensive nature of security, creating an integrated experience focused on understanding the changing landscape, and the tools and tactics to proactively anticipate and mitigate threats. Over 350 education sessions cover all aspects of security management, including active assailants; cyber attacks on commercial buildings; school and campus safety; drones; bombing prevention; technology; workplace violence and much more, with CPE credits available. 550+ exhibitors offer hands-on access to the newest technologies and solutions on the market.

ASIS’s Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019

Sep 10 - Sep 12 Amsterdam, Netherlands CoreNet Global Summit – EMEA (corporate real estate) CoreNet Global

Themed “Experience Matters: It’s Not Just Business. It’s Personal” for 2019, this is CoreNet Global’s annual global corporate real estate (CRE) summit for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. What role does corporate real estate play in leading, creating and fostering experiences that enable business success? This and other questions will be answered for the more than 650 attendees at the upcoming Summit. The event offers 100 speakers and 50 sessions, numerous networking opportunities, and pre-summit Professional Development Seminars (September 8-10).


CoreNet Global Summit – EMEA (corporate real estate)

Sep 11 - Sep 13 Los Angeles, CA, US Legionella 2019: Building Water Systems — The Sustainability and Public Health Nexus NSF International; National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

The Legionella 2019 national conference convenes the water industry, regulatory, plumbing design, insurance, consultant, health care, facilities management (FM) and academic stakeholders to discuss how to align water and energy sustainability and public health goals to both save water and energy and to battle the dramatic rise in waterborne illness and injury from building water systems. Topics include reducing energy and water demand, strategies for monitoring risk, mitigation solutions, factors increasing microbial risks, plumbing design requirements for low-flow systems, and the national research agenda. The conference includes panel discussions, technical workshops, case study reviews and new technology reviews.

Legionella 2019: Building Water Systems — The Sustainability and Public Health Nexus

Sep 12 - Sep 13 Jersey City, NJ, US i.CON East 2019 (industrial real estate) NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association

A premier event exclusively focused on the development, operation and expansion of industrial real estate, I.CON is billed as the nation’s largest gathering of industrial real estate professionals. Hear the big ideas, trends and new technologies in industrial development from leaders in the business, and make new professional contacts in an enthusiastic networking environment.

i.CON East 2019 (industrial real estate)

Sep 17 - Sep 19 Dubai, United Arab Emirates FM EXPO: Facilities Management Solutions dmg::events

FM EXPO is the Middle East’s dedicated asset management event connecting over 5,000 professionals from the facilities management (FM), cleaning, building maintenance, community management, hygiene, health and safety, energy and environment industries. Featuring a high-level conference and CPD-certified workshops by industry leaders, the event provides free access to learning, networking with regional and international leaders, and an opportunity to source both products and services. The show features 5 dedicated sectors: Commercial Cleaning, Energy Management, Specialist Support Services, Technology, and Waste & Recycling.


FM EXPO: Facilities Management Solutions

Sep 17 - Sep 19 Boston, MA, US Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo 2019 JD Events

The 32nd annual Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo convenes some 3,000 of the entire team that designs, constructs, renovates and manages healthcare facilities, as well as healthcare providers, to focus on effective healthcare environments for staff, patients and their families through the physical space. With the healthcare industry poised for disruption, attendees convene to share best practices, explore new concepts, and discover products and solutions. Some 80 sessions cover the latest issues and trends, with keynotes, case studies, instructional sessions and exam workshops, and CEUs available from various organizations. More than 200 companies display the latest healthcare design products and solutions to maximize facility efficiencies and operations. Networking events, awards and tours are offered.

Co-located event:

The National Organization for Arts and Health (NOAH) Annual Conference

Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo 2019

Sep 19 - Sep 20 Lima, Peru International Congress of Facility Managers Latin America (CIFMers LATAM) CIFMers Global

Held in collaboration with APEFAM (Asociación Peruana De Facility Management) for 2019, Congreso Internacional de Facility Managers (CIFMers LATAM) is an international congress and expo focused on strengthening the FM profession in Latin America. Sharing best practices and solutions used by leading companies worldwide, the event promotes collaboration among FMs, suppliers, associations and universities. Building tours are given. Website and Congress in Spanish.

International Congress of Facility Managers Latin America (CIFMers LATAM)

Sep 22 - Sep 25 Pittsburgh, PA, US IAMFA 2019 Annual Conference (museum facilities) International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA)

IAMFA’s Annual Conference offers learning, networking, and exploring in one of the world’s great cities and its top cultural institutions, with a parallel guest program. The 29th annual event convenes facilities professionals from museums and other cultural facilities around the world to support their efforts to set and attain standards of excellence and quality in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of world-class cultural facilities. Attendees will learn from other museum facilities professionals what they are doing to improve operations and sustainability and reduce operating costs, and best practices in dealing with the same issues they are. This year’s facility and exhibition tours and educational programs will take place at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Museum of Art, Phipps Conservatory, Heinz History Center, Fallingwater, Powdermill Nature Reserve and Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Attendees will stay at the historic Omni William Penn Hotel. Early Bird rates end July 31.

IAMFA 2019 Annual Conference (museum facilities)

Sep 23 - Sep 26 San Francisco, CA, US IREM Global Summit 2019 (property, asset mgmt.) Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

The IREM Global Summit offers networking and education for commercial and multifamily property and asset managers, for every property type and at every career level. Attendees can connect to peers and new business opportunities, and learn about trends, best practices, new information, and new ways to do business to boost their career and their company. The event hosts various business and governance meetings, and features the REME Awards.

IREM Global Summit 2019 (property, asset mgmt.)

Sep 23 - Sep 29 Various locations worldwide World Green Building Week 2019 World Green Building Council (WorldGBC); local GBCs

World Green Building Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of green buildings as one the most effective means to achieving a range of global goals, such as addressing climate change, creating sustainable and thriving communities, and driving economic growth. Organized by WorldGBC and led by its network of Green Building Councils in over 70 countries and their 49,000 individual and company members, the 2019 event focuses on #BuildingLife and exploring how we can create a green, healthy and climate resilient built environment for all. This year’s campaign aims to raise greater awareness of the carbon emissions from all stages of a building’s lifecycle and to encourage working towards reducing embodied emissions. GBCs around the world raise awareness and celebrate successes with such events as building site tours, days of service, photography competitions, seminars and more. For information about participating in local events, contact your local GBC and download resources from the WorldGBC Web site.


World Green Building Week 2019

Sep 24 - Sep 27 Berlin, Germany CMS 19 Berlin: International Trade Fair for Cleaning Systems, Building Management and Services Messe Berlin

CMS 19 Berlin convenes the European cleaning industry, attracting over 18,000 trade visitors from 77 countries, including public contractors, commercial cleaners, industrial companies, the healthcare sector, hotel and catering services, and construction and real estate professionals. More than 430 exhibitors from 24 countries display a full spectrum of products and services, including new and sustainable solutions in cleaning equipment, floor care, hygiene, healthcare and FM. The main exhibition areas cover Cleaning (machinery, equipment, products, systems for interior and exterior); Management (property / facilities / space management, software); and Services (support services: cleaning, maintenance, landscaping and winter services, waste disposal, security, catering). The Purus Innovation Award is presented.

The World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) will present its Global Executive Summit for Building Service Contractors September 27 in conjunction with the CMS Tradeshow. The event is tailored to building service contractor firms, with executive education, insights and networking to help you see the trends that will impact the industry, understand the challenges that your customers face, and prepare your organization for changes needed.


CMS 19 Berlin: International Trade Fair for Cleaning Systems, Building Management and Services

Sep 24 - Sep 25 Dallas, TX, US Critical Facilities Summit 2019 Trade Press Media Group

Created by the owners of the National Facilities Management and Technology (NFMT) Conference and Expo and Building Operating Management magazine, in partnership with the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) and AABC Commissioning Group (ACG), the annual Critical Facilities Summit gathers hundreds of senior-level professionals involved in the design, construction, management and operations of data centers, healthcare facilities, financial institutions, labs, universities, utilities, government and other mission-critical facilities. Attendees are responsible for controlling energy costs, delivering constant uptime, and maintaining strict safety and security measures at these facilities. The in-depth conference offers CEUs, and networking activities are available. The Expo covers the latest products, technologies and solutions to safeguard both data and uninterrupted business operations in such areas as HVAC, back-up power, power distribution, access flooring, energy management, security and fire protection systems. Facility tours optional. Early Bird registration ends July 26.

Critical Facilities Summit 2019

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

Produced in association with FMANZ, EMANZ, NZSA, ASIS, NZGBC and others, Facilities Integrate is a trade-only exhibition for the smart buildings and building services industries, including people who manage, secure, develop, design, influence and revolutionize New Zealand’s public and commercial buildings and facilities. Facilities managers (FM), building operators, office managers, ICT engineers or installers, architects and consultants can learn ways to add real value to their workplace, property or building. The show covers five key pillars: Infrastructure, Facilities Management, System Integration, Workspace Interiors, Operational Technology (OT), showcasing the latest technologies, dozens of major exhibitors, relevant seminars and workshops, world-class speakers, networking opportunities, and special trade-only deals. It features cutting-edge businesses that operate, maintain and upgrade buildings, facilities and infrastructure, or design, install and integrate AV and ICT systems.


Facilities Integrate (smart buildings, building services)

Sep 25 - Sep 28 Hyderabad, India IGBC’s Green Building Congress 2019 Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)

The three-day Indian Green Building Congress 2019 focuses on green building concepts, materials and technologies. Under the theme of a “Green Built Environment for People and the Planet,” the 17th edition of the event will be marked by an international conference, concurrent educational sessions, an international exhibition and award programs.

IGBC’s Green Building Congress 2019


October 2019

Oct 1 Madrid, Spain CIFMers Conference (International Congress of Facility Managers) CIFMers Global

CIFMers is an international professional congress aimed at facilities managers. It convenes 400+ FM professionals from 25+ countries to learn best practices and solutions used by leading companies worldwide. Corporate directors can also learn about facilities management and the impact that the discipline and FM models could have in their organizations, as well as industry best practices. EuroFM, IFMA España and other FM organizations from several countries participate in the event.

CIFMers Conference (International Congress of Facility Managers)

Oct 1 Singapore, Singapore International Facility Management Conference (IFMC 2019); International Facility Management Expo (iFaME 2019) International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter; Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS)

Titled “Strategic & Practical Implementation Towards Smart FM” for 2019, the 6th IFMC is a power-packed program comprising cutting-edge presentations and high-powered discussions to highlight key issues and challenges faced by senior executives and higher in the current workplace environment.

Co-located October 1-3: International Facility Management Expo (iFaME) 2019, Singapore’s trade and business platform for FM equipment, supplies and technologies, where delegates can explore a curated showcase of products, technologies and services in the world of FM.

The conference will also be held in conjunction with the 4th Singapore FM Awards, celebrating significant contributions to the knowledge, practical applications and sustainable performance of the FM industry in Singapore.


International Facility Management Conference (IFMC 2019); International Facility Management Expo (iFaME 2019)

Oct 2 - Oct 4 Cape Town, South Africa GBCSA Green Building Convention 2019 Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA)

This annual green building convention and exhibition convenes the South African commercial property sector to discuss current trends, share knowledge and engage in compelling debate about environmentally sound development. Themed “BEYOND: SHAPING CITIES OF TOMORROW” for 2019, GBCSA’s 2019 Convention goes BEYOND green to embrace the future of cities globally and take the next step towards creating cities that are cleaner, healthier, happier places to live, work, learn and play. The event offers plenary and parallel sessions, with CPD points available; an exhibition of the latest technology and green building products and services; and networking opportunities.

GBCSA Green Building Convention 2019

Oct 4 - Oct 6 Anaheim, CA, US LearningSCAPES 2019 (educational facilities) Association for Learning Environments (formerly CEFPI)

This 96th annual conference and expo convenes those who plan, design, equip, furnish, and maintain places where students learn, to explore new ways to create the best possible learning spaces that encourage innovation, critical thinking, collaborative teamwork and other skills that will empower students to succeed in a rapidly changing world. LearningSCAPES offers world-class educational sessions, inspiring keynotes and best practices from around the world, with CEUs available. The marketplace features suppliers of educational furniture, flooring, technology, and a wide array of state-of-the-art educational tools. Themed “Co-Creation” for 2019, this year’s LearningSCAPES explores how understanding the world around us comes not just from historical precedent, but also from our processes of co-creation.


LearningSCAPES 2019 (educational facilities)

Oct 9 - Oct 11 Oakland, CA, US Getting to Zero Forum (zero energy buildings) New Buildings Institute (NBI)

The Getting to Zero Forum is a solutions-focused event dedicated to zero energy and zero carbon buildings. The 2019 Forum will bring together 550+ leading policymakers, design professionals, building owners, systems manufacturers, commercial real estate representatives and others working to define a new energy future for the built environment. One year after the Global Climate Action Summit in California, the Forum is the official follow-up event for the building industry, focused on developing tangible pathways for building owners, cities, communities, and states to meet their energy and climate goals, boost economic growth, and achieve the goals set out in the Paris Accord. 2019 key topics: Design, Build, Operate, Renovate; Policies for Getting to Zero Energy & Carbon; Grid-Integrated Buildings; Building Decarbonization & Electrification; and Development & Finance.

Getting to Zero Forum (zero energy buildings)

Oct 14 - Oct 16 Los Angeles, US CRE.Converge (commercial real estate) NAIOP

CRE.Converge provides innovative education and high-level networking to help CRE-related professionals stay ahead of the industry curve. Attendees can make deals, strengthen connections and explore trends with some 1,200 CRE leaders from across North America. FM-related educational sessions include: How Wearable Tech is Revolutionizing CRE; Designing Office Space for Intergenerational Collaboration; New Building Technology for the Asset and Portfolio Manager; Technology Driving Building Operations; Tips for Owning and Managing Smaller Buildings; The Impact of Coworking on Building Owners; and Parking Lots: Designing for a Driverless Future. Project tours give a behind-the-scenes look at the nitty gritty details of bringing a project to life, including: Century City, Culver City, L.A. Industrial Infill, Orange County and a Virtual Reality Project Tour.

CRE.Converge (commercial real estate)

Oct 14 Budapest, Hungary Hungarian Facility Management Conference and Exhibition (HFMC) Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS)

Billed as the only Hungarian FM conference and expo, HFMC is the annual conference of the Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS), a Correspondent Member of Global FM. Titled “Facilities Management for Our Sustainable Future” for 2019, the event offers education sessions with best practices and successful case studies, an exhibition, and networking opportunities for professionals in facilities, real estate, asset and lifecycle management as well as construction and real estate development, from private and public facilities. Site is in Hungarian, and conference language is Hungarian.

Hungarian Facility Management Conference and Exhibition (HFMC)

Oct 15 - Oct 16 Ghent, Belgium AIVC; TightVent; venticool (ventilation) Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC); TightVent Europe; venticool; Ghent University; INIVE

The 40th AIVC conference, themed “From energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate” to mark its history, is also the 8th TightVent conference and the 6th venticool conference. The event highlights the crucial role the building sector plays in achieving the energy and climate goals of countries around the world, and the challenges and opportunities of ensuring acceptable IAQ and comfort levels for occupants while creating airtight ventilation.



AIVC; TightVent; venticool (ventilation)

Oct 15 - Oct 16 Mexico City, Mexico ASIS Latin America 2019 (Congreso Latinoamericano de Seguridad ASIS) ASIS Capítulo México

The Mexico City chapter of global security organization ASIS presents this comprehensive Latin American security conference focusing on the most vital security issues impacting the region. The event offers strategies for physical and information security (with certification points available) and showcases innovative technologies, products and services, with numerous networking opportunities. Site in Spanish.

ASIS Latin America 2019 (Congreso Latinoamericano de Seguridad ASIS)

Oct 15 London, United Kingdom Workplace Trends London 2019 Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)

This pitch-free, intellectual conference examines in depth new ways of working and emerging trends in the workplace. The event explores how workplace design, productivity and operation evolve in demanding times, with such changes and pressures as advances in technology, changes in socio-demographics and attitude to work, social media, agile/flexible working, and more. The 200 attendees, many of whom return year after year, represent the workplace management, occupier, CRE/property management, architecture/design and related sectors throughout the UK, Western Europe and the US. With its focus on quality and networking, the event only encourages a handful of select sponsors and exhibitors of particular interest to attendees.


Workplace Trends London 2019

Oct 16 - Oct 18 Phoenix, AZ, US IFMA’s World Workplace 2019: Your Facility Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA); The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

IFMA’s 40th annual premier World Workplace conference and expo is an “all-encompassing” learning and networking event on facilities and how to manage them. The 2019 event promises to help you make the leap to the next level in FM: manage and master change through better FM processes; sharpen FM skills; get answers to big questions for your facility; smoothly integrate ever-changing technology; prepare for facility emergencies; renew your facility’s environment and employees’ well-being; and engage and develop the next generation of FMs, support staff and technicians. The collaborative forum draws thousands of attendees from across the nation and around the world representing all aspects of the work environment, with numerous networking opportunities. Educational sessions address cutting-edge issues and trends as well as proven techniques and best practices, in several tracks and at all knowledge levels, with CEUs and CFM maintenance points available, and training for IFMA’s three credentials: CFM, FMP, and SFP. The comprehensive expo provides hundreds of the latest products and solutions from hundreds of companies for every facet of every built environment, with product demonstrations for practical application of FM tools. Awards of Excellence are presented, and back-of-house facility tours provide insight.

* FMLink is a Participating Partner of World Workplace 2019. *


IFMA’s World Workplace 2019: Your Facility Conference and Expo

Oct 20 - Oct 22 Anaheim, CA, US CoreNet Global Summit – North America (corporate real estate) CoreNet Global

“Experience Matters. It’s Not Just Business. It’s Personal.” What role does corporate real estate play in leading, creating and fostering experiences that enable business success? This is just one of the questions that will be answered at the upcoming CoreNet Global Summit in Orange County, CA. With more than 2,500 attendees, 200 speakers and 100 sessions, the Summit is seen as an essential event for corporate real estate professionals. Pre-Summit Professional Development Seminars: October 18-20.

CoreNet Global Summit – North America (corporate real estate)

Oct 20 - Oct 24 Denver, CO, US I²SL Annual Conference 2019 (labs, high-tech facilities) International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I²SL)

The I²SL Annual Conference is billed as a leading international conference focused on strategies to meet the challenges of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in laboratories, data centers, cleanrooms, hospitals and related high-tech facilities. Through technical sessions, demonstrations, and exhibits, lab owners, operators/FMs, designers, engineers, safety managers and users exchange information covering the life cycle of the laboratory from design to use to disposal of products and packaging, with 500+ participants expected. The Technology and Services Fair highlights cutting-edge technologies, services and systems. The Go Beyond Awards recognize organizations, individuals, products and projects that are advancing sustainable, high-performance facilities. Continuing education credits are offered. A CPP Wind Tunnel tour and an extended day of tours and technical sessions at the University of Colorado in Boulder are also available.



I²SL Annual Conference 2019 (labs, high-tech facilities)

Oct 23 - Oct 24 Melbourne, Australia ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo ISSA; Interpoint Events

This comprehensive event consolidates and expands the former AUSCLEAN Pulire and CleanScene shows and is touted as Australia’s only dedicated cleaning and hygiene Expo. It alternates between Melbourne and Sydney and attracts building service contractors, contract cleaners, carpet and restoration technicians, and in-house service providers working in various industries. The expo, with top-tier Australian suppliers showcasing cutting-edge cleaning technology and innovations, will be complemented with a robust educational program, networking opportunities, and co-located events.

New for 2019: Co-located with Waste Expo Australia, billed as the largest and most comprehensive free-to-attend conference and exhibition for the waste management, resource recovery and wastewater treatment sectors. The show attracts over 4,000 visitors who will be able to freely attend the ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo, and ISSA attendees will also have access to Waste Expo’s expanded exhibition space and education sessions.

ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo

Oct 27 - Oct 30 Spokane, WA, US AASHE Conference and Expo 2019 (campus sustainability) Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

AASHE’s annual conference brings together all those involved in campus sustainability to share effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities. With some 2,000 students, faculty, administrators, and industry professionals expected, the conference delivers hundreds of educational sessions, workshops, and keynote addresses along with networking meetings and an Expo with companies from around the globe. The Expo covers everything from cooling towers, flooring and mattresses to bike-share systems, water coolers and recycling containers. Themed “Co-Creating a Sustainable Economy,” AASHE 2019 is tackling what it says is the root cause for the continued rise in carbon emissions: our dysfunctional economic system. The conference seeks to showcase and strengthen higher education’s contributions to the movement for a sustainable economy (related to the solidarity economy, wellbeing economy, circular economy, post-growth economy, regenerative economy and restorative economy).



AASHE Conference and Expo 2019 (campus sustainability)

Oct 29 San Francisco, CA, US WORKTECH19 San Francisco (facilities, real estate, technology) Unwired Ventures

WORKTECH19 San Francisco is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. Some 250 senior corporate workplace professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management, architecture and design and professional advisors convene to learn from global thought leaders and share best practice and expertise on how they can help drive efficiencies in their workplaces and drive the productivity of their workforces, this year discussing the latest thinking on the growing importance of the workplace as a strategic tool for an organization’s business return. The WORKTECH international workplace conference series caters to the educational needs of senior professionals in the top Global 1000 companies, and has been held at locations around the world.



WORKTECH19 San Francisco (facilities, real estate, technology)


November 2019

Nov 6 - Nov 7 Calgary, AB, Canada BUILDEX Alberta (architecture & design, construction, property management) Informa Markets

Combining the former BUILDEX Calgary and BUILDEX Edmonton shows, the 2019 BUILDEX Alberta tradeshow and conference celebrates 20 years of connecting the province’s holistic building industry. The event convenes architecture, construction, renovation, interior design and property management professionals to learn, network and be inspired by the latest trends, innovations and challenges from an industry in transformation. Theme “Reimagining Collaboration and Innovation” for 2019, the show reflects how the industry is rethinking existing practices and its position in an economy making a hesitant recovery from recent economic hardship, while also adapting to technological and environmental pressures. This year’s event features an expanded accredited conference program and enhanced networking events to provide a platform for industry advancement.

BUILDEX Alberta (architecture & design, construction, property management)

Nov 13 - Nov 14 Orlando, FL, US NFMT Orlando (facilities management and technology) Building Operating Management magazine (Trade Press Media Group); ROC Exhibitions

From the publisher of Building Operating Management and Maintenance Solutions magazines, NFMT Orlando (which alternates yearly with NFMT Vegas) is a trade show and educational conference for both experienced and new facilities professionals responsible for the management, operations, maintenance, renovation and construction of all types of non-residential buildings. The free (for buyers and specifiers) two-day event convenes some 2,000 facilities professionals from throughout the US and abroad to find the latest FM strategies, solutions and best practices, and to network with peers. The event features 40+ educational sessions (14 CEUs available) in 6 tracks: Energy Management, Asset Management, Technology Trends, Safety & Security Management, Business Management, and Operations & Maintenance Management. Optional pre-conference workshops are offered for a low fee, and a technology-filled expo hall with 100+ suppliers features hands-on presentations and demos of the latest FM products and services.

NFMT Orlando (facilities management and technology)

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

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

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