June 2019

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

Focused on human-centered design for 2019, 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)

Jun 11 - Jun 14 Nashville, TN, US Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings) Realcomm Conference Group

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. The 21st annual event offers dynamic education programs, a solution provider expo, live interviews, tech briefings and tours, and networking. It promises to give attendees the technology tools they need to positively impact the bottom line of their companies, from automating business processes, to general technology solutions specifically for real estate organizations, to smarter “green” intelligent building technologies.

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 expected to shape the future of smart buildings.

The Realcomm | IBcon Expo floor features more than 150 leading technology solutions providers, giving attendees access to representatives who share solutions specific to the industry. Golf outing and tech tours June 11; Pre-conference events June 12. Early Bird rates end March 15.

Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings)

Jun 11 - Jun 13 Toronto, ON, Canada REMI Show ’19; ISSA Show Canada 2019 (FM, maintenance, cleaning) MediaEdge; ISSA; IFMA

MediaEdge’s Real Estate Management Industry (REMI) Network, worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) are all partnering on this comprehensive inaugural event for the built environment convening building owners, property and facilities managers, building services and maintenance professionals, cleaning professionals, and cleaning product suppliers and manufacturers. The event promises to deliver practical and timely information focused on keeping buildings clean, green and operating in a sustainable and energy-efficient fashion.

Attendees will keep up with market trends and share experiences with industry peers, with professional development to benefit their buildings, staff and tenants. The show offers a full slate of educational seminars, networking opportunities and trade show exhibitors showcasing a range of products, equipment and services to keep facilities clean, healthy, sustainable and operating smoothly. Responding to evolving needs for regulatory compliance and emerging trends related to occupant well-being, ISSA Show Canada promises property professionals informed insight on best practices, certification, training, innovation and other emerging topics in the Canadian facility and cleaning markets.

REMI Show ’19; ISSA Show Canada 2019 (FM, maintenance, cleaning)

Jun 12 - Jun 14 Dublin, Ireland European Facility Management Conference (EFMC 2019) European Facility Management Network (EuroFM)

This 27th major pan-European FM event convenes over 500 FM executives from all industries from across Europe and around the globe to share best practices and address the challenges faced by FMs worldwide in a rapidly changing world. EFMC offers educational sessions with insights from both business and research perspectives, the EuroFM Awards, local study tours, and networking. This year’s event features an innovative concert-style approach at the AVIVA stadium central atrium, along with four dedicated spaces for open workshops.

European Facility Management Conference (EFMC 2019)

Jun 12 - Jun 13 Worcester, MA, US Northeast Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference 2019 (NEBFM’19) ProExpos Group

The 14th annual NEBFM features over 250 exhibitors displaying products and services necessary for the operation, management, maintenance and renovation of all types of buildings and facilities in the Greater New England region and beyond. The concurrent educational conference features 22 one-hour sessions on such topics as: LEED, green, sustainability, energy, building commissioning, facility maintenance, construction and renovation planning. AFE provides CEUs, and BOMI provides CPDs for all sessions.  Association sponsors include the regional chapters of AEE, AFE, AIA, BCA, BOMA, IREM, NFPA, USGBC and others.

Northeast Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference 2019 (NEBFM’19)

Jun 17 - Jun 20 Houston, TX, US NACFM 2019 Annual Conference (worship facilities) National Association of Church Facilities Managers (NACFM)

This 24th annual conference addresses leadership, team-building, the worship environment, church security, budgets, and other trending worship facilities topics. Titled “Houston We Have a Solution!” for 2019, the members-only, family-oriented event features general sessions, small groups on trending topics, and more.

NACFM 2019 Annual Conference (worship facilities)

Jun 17 - Jun 20 San Antonio, TX, US NFPA Conference and Expo (fire and life safety) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

From the increasing frequency of natural disasters to the growing ubiquity of energy storage systems, it’s clear the world is changing more rapidly than ever before. And so is the need for safety. The NFPA Conference and Expo is the essential event for fire, electrical and life safety professionals. It’s an opportunity to learn more about the latest challenges around the world and the cutting-edge solutions to deal with them. Some 5,000 attendees from every facet of the industry — from architects, engineers, contractors, and FMs to public and private fire service, enforcement agencies, insurers and utilities — hear from dozens of world-class speakers, visit with hundreds of exhibitors, share expertise with others, and connect with a global network of colleagues, all under one roof. The Expo brings to life the products and services needed to meet and maintain compliance with prevailing codes and standards in the design, construction and operation of buildings and facilities of every kind, from 350+ exhibitors. The NFPA Technical Meeting is an opportunity for members to vote on changes to codes and standards. CEUs are available. Early Bird rates end March 15.



NFPA Conference and Expo (fire and life safety)

Jun 18 - Jun 20 London, United Kingdom Facilities Show 2019 UBM

Produced in association with the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) (formerly the British Institute of Facilities Management / BIFM), the Facilities Show is touted as the largest FM event in the world. The 20th annual event convenes over 12,000 visitors from 40+ countries working towards FM, workplace well-being and smart building excellence. Along with inspirational keynote speakers, 100 free-to-attend CPD-accredited conference and training sessions address the biggest topics in FM. Attendees can source the latest cost-effective products and technology from nearly 300 exhibitors in every sector, from waste, energy and office management to cleaning, washroom, health and well-being, workplace technology, and space planning and design.

Co-located shows, attracting some 60,000 visitors in total including the Facilities Show, and included in the free visitor’s badge, are:

  • Safety and Health Expo: safety and health
  • FIREX International: fire prevention, detection and protection; security
  • IFSEC International: security for people, property and assets


Facilities Show 2019

Jun 18 - Jun 19 México City, Mexico Greenbuild Mexico; SUMe Sustentabilidad para México A.C. U.S. Green Building Council; SUMe

The 2nd annual Greenbuild Mexico will be held in conjunction with SUMe Sustentabilidad para México A.C. (SUMe) and offer a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business, and address pressing issues such as climate change, human health, energy use and air quality. Greenbuild Mexico attendees will hear from industry leaders on their vision of the future of green building in Mexico; connect and build business relationships with industry professionals; get the latest green building and LEED updates while earning continuing education hours at educational sessions; and learn about groundbreaking green building products, services and technologies. Greenbuild Mexico joins other Greenbuild conferences held around the world, including in the US, India, China, Europe and Mexico.

Greenbuild Mexico; SUMe Sustentabilidad para México A.C.

Jun 18 - Jun 20 New Orleans, LA, US Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC 2019) Energy Systems Lab at Texas A&M Univ.; Texas State Energy Conservation Office; La. Dept. of Natural Resources

The 41st IETC focuses on industrial energy technology and waste reduction, convening industrial energy managers, utility experts, government program managers, vendors and others from North America and around the world. The latest technologies and expertise on smart manufacturing, corporate energy management, and energy opportunity analysis, as well as case studies of successful, real-world industrial efficiency projects, are presented. The conference and Energy Managers’ Workshop are designed to serve professionals who make decisions about energy use, waste reduction, and equipment reliability. The technical program and conference sessions offer education regarding industrial innovations, energy use and waste reduction programs, as well as the latest in various state and federal programs affecting industry, with take-home information to help participants make immediate improvements in their facilities.

Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC 2019)

Jun 22 - Jun 26 Kansas City, MO, US ASHRAE 2019 Annual Conference ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers)

ASHRAE 2019 is ASHRAE’s major annual conference focused on increasing the efficiency of buildings and building systems, with resources to design, build, control, commission and operate high-efficiency facilities. Keynote speaker: former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino. The Technical Program comprises 8 tracks: Systems & Equipment in the Built Environment; Fundamentals and Applications; Optimization in HVAC&R; Commissioning New & Existing Buildings; Occupant Health & Safety; Modeling Throughout the Building Life Cycle; Professional Development; and Research Summit; with a Radiant Heating & Cooling mini-track. The ASHRAE Learning Institute offers 10 courses approved for CEUs toward maintaining P.E. licensure, and ASHRAE’s CHD (new), BCxP, BEAP, BEMP, CPMP, HBDP, HFDP and OPMP exams are given. General and technical tours and networking/special events are offered. Early Bird discount ends April 28.


ASHRAE 2019 Annual Conference

Jun 22 - Jun 25 Salt Lake City, UT, US BOMA 2019 International Conference and Expo (building owners, managers) Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International; BUILDINGS magazine

The BOMA 2019 comprehensive annual commercial real estate (CRE) event convenes 1,800 building owners, property managers, FMs and related professionals from across the US and around the world, representing every type of commercial building, to discuss CRE trends and new strategies, best practices and innovative solutions that will help attendees at all levels be more effective and successful. More than 40 sessions reveal how to create efficiencies, build asset value, retain tenants, incorporate new technologies, and move your career forward. Each session qualifies for continuing professional development credits and credential renewal and maintenance. Some 400 exhibits of the newest products, services and technologies offer solutions to every operational challenge and strategies to enhance asset performance. Numerous networking opportunities are available, and The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards showcase excellence in office buildings and their management.

BOMA 2019 International Conference and Expo (building owners, managers)

Jun 24 - Jun 28 New York City, NY, US Workplace Trends; Workplace Week 2019 Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)

Established in London as a pitch-free, intellectual conference on work and the workplace, Workplace Trends is coming to NYC for the second year as part of Workplace Week New York 2019, a week-long showcase of workplace innovation to raise money for young people in need through the “I Have A Dream” foundation – New York (IHDF-NY). The science-based conference looks at the upcoming real trends in working spaces for the next 10-20 years, such as wellness, productivity, happiness, psychology, psychoacoustics, biophilia, agile and flexible working, and cellular vs. open plan, through intelligent, research- and case study-driven presentations. Networking opportunities are available. Workplace Week 2019 consists of short visits to some of the most innovative workplaces in New York and fringe events. Additional tours and events will be announced in the coming weeks.

Workplace Trends; Workplace Week 2019


July 2019

Jul 1 London, United Kingdom RICS Integrated Property Services Conference (for FMs) RICS (The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

A flagship of the IFMA-RICS collaboration, this national conference brings together visionary leaders of FM to discuss approaches to building the global reputation of the profession. The event will seek to achieve consensus on best practice approaches to identifying and mitigating risk in the wake of recent, high-profile developments in the sector. Considering multiple forms of risk and bringing together the profession’s most eminent practitioners, the conference will deliver a comprehensive program of learning, with 6 hours of formal CPD. Early Bird discount ends April 1.


RICS Integrated Property Services Conference (for FMs)

Jul 10 - Jul 11 Arlington, VA, US Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit 2019 US Department of Energy (DOE)

This annual event for Better Buildings, Better Plants Partners and other key stakeholders provides the opportunity for professionals to explore emerging technologies and financing trends, and to share innovative strategies in energy and water efficiency. Attendees can expect two days of interactive sessions with industry experts and market leaders as well as many opportunities to network with peers. Topics include: resilience planning, workforce development, internal engagement strategies, project planning and financing, data management and more. Pre-conference building tours and sector networking events on July 9. Hundreds of Summit presentations from 2018 are available on this year’s site, and presentations from previous years are available in the Better Buildings Solution Center.

Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit 2019

Jul 14 - Jul 17 Baltimore, MD, US ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition (healthcare FM/engineering) American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA)

The 56th ASHE national conference and trade show gathers 3,700+ healthcare FM, engineering, security and design professionals to focus on optimizing the changing health-care built environment. Attendees gain vital information on health-care compliance; codes and standards updates; emerging trends; and best practices. The conference offers general and keynote sessions and 40+ concurrent sessions at all levels in 6 tracks: Business of Facility Management; Infection Prevention; PDC for the Facility Manager; Compliance Tactics; Operational Efficiency; and Support Services: Expanding Facility Management Roles, with CEUs available. The Technical Exhibition features over 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest healthcare FM products and technology. The Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) exam is given on site.


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

Jul 14 - Jul 16 Seattle, WA, US SCUP Seattle 2019 Conference (higher education planning) Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)

SCUP’s 54th annual international event will convene a wide cross-section of higher education planning professionals from the academic, budget, facilities, and strategic planning offices and professional firms to think strategically and gain cross-disciplinary knowledge, exposure to emerging issues, and skills to effectively integrate planning efforts with their institution’s mission, vision and academic priorities. SCUP 2019 offers keynotes, concurrent sessions, workshops and school case studies, with CEUs available, as well as an Exhibit area, campus and other tours, and networking opportunities. The event covers such compelling FM-related topics as artificial intelligence (AI), wellness systems, relocating administrative workspaces, strategic planning and roll-out, free-range learning, demographic contraction, facility data, accessibility and more.

SCUP Seattle 2019 Conference (higher education planning)

Jul 15 - Jul 17 Denver, CO, US APPA 2019: Annual Conference and Exhibition (educational facilities) APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities

This 105th annual international conference and exposition is a major networking and learning event drawing some 600 educational facilities officers, directors and managers from throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and the world. APPA 2019 participants from colleges and universities; K-12 private and public school systems; and libraries, museums, and other institutions of learning; as well as members of the business community supporting educational facilities, will identify and discuss the most current and pressing challenges facing educational facilities, and determine the common path forward. General and breakout sessions from over 100 talented educational facilities leaders present best practices used around the world, with CEU credits available. Special programming includes ASHRAE’s Fundamentals of HVAC Design and Operations, and Military Transition Workshop – Offered in Partnership with SAME (Society of American Military Engineers). Early Bird rates end May 1.


APPA 2019: Annual Conference and Exhibition (educational facilities)

Jul 30 - Aug 2 Austin, TX, US CFTA’19 (campus FM technology) Campus FM Technology Association (CFTA)

Held at the University of Texas at Austin for 2019, CFTA convenes campus FM professionals and solution leaders for educational sessions and presentations, round-table discussions, campus tours, and dedicated networking opportunities. Learn best practices, connect with peers, hear from inspiring practitioners, shape the future of your work, and feel energized to build, design and manage your campus systems. Pre-conference technical sessions on the latest FM technologies and trends are led by world leaders in FM technologies, and breakout sessions are led by universities and FM solutions innovators. Topics include BIM, CAD, document management, GIS, IWMS, national standards, new technologies, space information and management, system/data integration, utilities, and more. Stay abreast of the latest trends from industry leaders and learn from actual end-user experiences from seasoned practitioners.

CFTA’19 (campus FM technology)


August 2019

Aug 12 - Aug 15 Portland, OR, US ACEEE 2019 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

A diverse group of professionals from around the world will gather at this biennial event focused on industrial energy efficiency to discuss cutting-edge technologies, strategies, and programs for reducing energy use and addressing climate impacts. Themed “Inspiring Action for a Sustainable Future” for 2019, this year’s event focuses on empowering people, establishing policy, enhancing processes, and enabling action, all towards inspiring a sustainable industrial future. Attendees will hear from visionaries and energy leaders, and discuss best practices and new approaches. Keynote Speaker: physicist, author and advisor Amory Lovins, the cofounder, chief scientist, and chairman emeritus of Rocky Mountain Institute.

ACEEE 2019 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry

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 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 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 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 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 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)


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 26+ 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 and other FM organizations from several countries participate in the event.

CIFMers Conference (International Congress of Facility Managers)

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)