A new year arrived and we can begin to look forward to some of the best facility management conferences.

These are great exchange opportunities for professionals, researchers and specialists from all over the world and from different fields to travel the globe in search of the best solutions and  cutting-edge technology to reduce its environmental footprint and improve sustainability.

Find out which facility management conferences you can not miss in 2017.

Europe

Workplace Futures 2017 – February 7th (London)

Workplace Futures is a unique opportunity to identify and model solutions for the future of facility management. This year, Workplace Futures will challenge you to “Think Office” and is ideal for those looking to find new business opportunities within the facility management universe. Check the complete program here.

InservFM 2017 – February 21st to 23rd (Frankfurt)

More than a simple conference, InservFM is an industrial services facility management congress happening in Frankfurt spanning three days. Energy, environment, operations and facility management are just some of the topics in debate during this congress. Check the complete 3-day program here.

Facilities Management Ireland – March 7th and 8th (Dublin)

Facilities Management Ireland is a conference aiming to address the needs of Irish companies. It is about sharing information and finding solutions that improve business efficiency and profitability. A comprehensive event for those working in the fields of facility management, maintenance and operations., Check the companies attending here.

Facilities Management – March 21st to 23rd (Birmingham)

Facilities Management targets the British public, industrial and commercial sectors. You will have access to a network of knowledgeable individuals, innovative business ideas and several business opportunities in the realm of facility management spread over 20 hours of conferences, 30 speakers and 200 exhibitors.

America

The Green Data Center Conference – February 21st to 23rd (San Diego)

How do you make a data center facility more efficient? This is an increasingly important question that will be answered in San Diego. Learn about the latest innovations and case studies relating to cooling and facility management at Green Data Center Conference.

NFMT 2017 – March 7th to 9th (Baltimore)

National Facilities Management and Technology (NFMT) is the biggest free conference and exhibition targeting facility management professionals in the United States. Over three days, over 5000 people and 500 companies will attend 120 facility management talks and workshops.

Globalcon – March 22nd to 23rd (Philadelphia)

Organized by the Association of Energy Engineers, Globalcon is a conference focused on energy and facility management.  Globalcon will showcase the latest energy management technologies that will improve your business performance.

Middle East

The Big 5 Saudi – March 27th to 30th (Saudi Arabia)

Targeting construction, energy and facility management, Big 5 Saudi is one for the most important conferences in the country. It gives architects, consultants, engineers, designers and developers access to the most innovative products, talks and workshops presented by respected international leaders. More on it here.

FM Expo – September 25th to 27th (Dubai)

Facilities Management Expo is a 3-day event happening in Dubai and hosting over 8500 industry and facility management professionals. It’s known for gathering top solutions for identification and automation systems, energy and facility management software.

ASIS Middle East 2017 – November 5th to 7th (Bahrain)

This year’s edition of ASIS Middle East Security, an event focused on the region’s major safety issues, will not happen in Dubai but in Bahrain. Nevertheless, the organization expects tthere to be no drop in attendance as it aims to both meet and beat everyone’s expectations!

Asia

Skyscrapers Asia Summit 2017 – February 21st to 24th (Singapore)

The construction of skyscrapers in Asia over the last few years has grown exponentially, bringing several issues with regard to their maintenance. Finding solutions to make more intelligent and sustainable buildings is the aim of Skyscrapers Asia Summit, which will include talks from several architecture and construction firms.

BMAM Expo Asia 2017 – 20 a 22 de Setembro (Bangkok)

The ninth edition of BMAM Expo Asia, an international facility management conference happening in Thailand under the theme “Journey to AEC”, expects 9500 visitors and 150 companies to be present.

Oceania

Total Facilities – March 29th to 30th (Sydney)

Total Facilities aims to bring to the table the future of workplaces and facilities. With plans to take place annually in Australia, it is the main facility management exhibition in the region. You will find innovative solutions, future looking strategies and companies seeking efficiency and productivity gains. Check the full program here.

SPARC-FMA International Lighting & Facilities Event – May 30th to June 1st (Sydney)

This year’s edition of SPARC-FMA is the result of a joint effort between the Australian Lighting Council and Facility Management Association of Australia. These two organizations will bring together suppliers and service providers from Australia and the rest of the world to showcase the latest innovations and trends around lighting, equipment and facility management.