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[Download] 2024 Facility Management Conferences By Industry

January 4, 2024

Facilities management conferences and expos are a great way to stay on top of the latest developments, trends, and products in building operations. They’re also the perfect opportunity to get out of the office, network, learn from industry experts, and find a fresh perspective.

Our popular list of facility management conferences is now available as a downloadable spreadsheet.

Facility Management Conferences in 2024

Facilities Management Trade Shows & Expos for All Industries

Plant and Facilities Maintenance Association Expo

Category: All industries
Date: Feb 21-22, 2024
Location: West Bend, WI
The largest industrial trade show in Wisconsin with thousands of attendees. Meet face to face with industry experts who offer new technology and solutions for making your plants and facilities operate at peak capacity and optimum efficiency.

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference

Category: Multiple industries
Date: July 13-16, 2024
Location: Philadelphia, PA
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference offers educational sessions, awards, and networking opportunities for members of building operations, maintenance, real estate, and rental industries (among others). Learn more about emerging trends and get an inside look at where the commercial real estate industry is heading.

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Architecture, Engineering, Construction Conferences

The Buildings Conference (BuiltWorlds)

Category: Architect/Engineer/Contractor
Date: May 22-23, 2024
Location: New York City, NY
BuiltWorlds is a global network enabling building and infrastructure professionals to learn about important trends and technology, share insights, and make strategic connections to adapt and succeed in a changing world. The Buildings Conference is the place where the industry’s leading professionals come together to discuss how to effectively leverage emerging technology and innovation in the planning process, selection of building materials and systems, and the operation and maintenance of buildings.

ENR FutureTech

Category: Architect/Engineer/Contractor
Date: June 3-5, 2024
Location: San Diego, CA
ENR FutureTech is construction’s premier event for connecting with leaders in construction tech, architecture, and engineering for two days of learning and networking. Enjoy a series of thought-provoking and interactive sessions presented by the industry’s elite that are enhancing construction productivity, profits, and safety.

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Healthcare Facilities Conferences

American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Healthcare Facilities Innovation Conference

Category: Healthcare
Date: July 21-24, 2024
Location: Anaheim, CA
For over sixty years, the ASHE Annual Conference has been the go-to event for professionals dedicated to optimizing health care facilities. Now, in 2024, this flagship event is building upon its legacy to meet the changing needs of the field. Introducing the Health Care Facilities Innovation Conference – the premier gathering for collaborative advancement in the rapidly changing health care physical environment landscape.

Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo

Category: Healthcare
Date: September 24-26, 2024
Location: Austin, TX
The mission of the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo is to create a multi-disciplinary environment that inspires you to evoke change and the advancement of a better delivery of healthcare through the physical space. Competitors, clients, and colleagues come together as friends to collaborate, share research, hear fresh perspectives, and participate in the ever-changing conversation of your industry.

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Education Facilities Conferences

University Facilities Conference

Category: Education
Date: May 6-7, 2024
Location: San Diego, CA
Set your institution’s vision and decision-making in motion. This conference explores capital projects and space planning for student life, learning spaces, improved utilization, flexibility, collaboration, and shared use of physical and financial resources. You’ll gain building- and construction-related inspiration for all types of academic spaces and buildings.

K12 Facilities Forum

Category: Education
Date: November 10-12, 2024
Location: Tempe, AZ
The K12FF is a live, invitation-only event for senior facilities leaders. It includes peer roundtables, networking, and sessions devoted to such topics as workforce recruitment and retention, improving the safety and security of education spaces, and much more.

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Sustainability Facilities Conferences

GreenBuild Conference and Expo

Category: Sustainability
Date: November 12-15, 2024
Location: Philadelphia, PA
The Greenbuild International Conference + Expo is re-imagining what it means to build green, going beyond buildings to create greener communities, better workplaces, equitable programs, new sustainable solutions, and more.

Getting to Zero Forum

Category: Sustainability
Type: In-person
Date: May 21-23, 2024
Location: Charlotte, NC
The Getting to Zero Forum is the premier event dedicated to building decarbonization. It’s expected to attract more than 600 leading policy makers, designers, building owners, systems manufacturers, and commercial real estate professionals to share best practices and collaborate on opportunities for zero energy and zero carbon to transform the built environment.

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Safety and Security Facilities Conferences

SafetyFOCUS Conference

Category: Safety/Security & Higher Ed
Date: February 12-16, 2024
Location: Irvine, CA
SafetyFOCUS is your chance to take a deep dive into the material that matters most to you. Courses are immersive, engaging, and tailored to what you’re doing in your workplace. Learn skills you can apply immediately on the job, get resources to guide you, and build a professional support network that lasts a lifetime. You can also choose whether to attend SafetyFOCUS in-person or online, giving you access to world-class safety education wherever you are.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo

Category: Safety/Security
Date: June 17-19, 2024
Location: Orlando, FL
From the proliferation of cutting edge technologies to the increased frequency of active shooter/hostile events, the NFPA Conference and Expo is your opportunity to learn about the latest challenges and come together to find new and improved solutions to overcome them. The program features dozens of speakers, hundreds of exhibitors, and the chance to share your expertise and connect with a global network of colleagues collaborating to make the world a safer place.

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Religious Facilities Conferences

National Association of Church Facility Managers Conference

Category: Religious
Date: June 17-20, 2024
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
The NACFM’s annual conference is a perfect blend of encouragement, networking, education, and family-friendly activities. Receive technical education, updates on current industry/product trends, leadership training, spiritual reinforcement, and peer support.

Church Facilities Conference & Expo

Category: Religious
Date: October 21-23, 2024
Location: Chattanooga, TX
Church Facilities Conference and Expo (CFX) is the leading education, training, and solutions marketplace dedicated to houses of worship. Discover how to pioneer new ideas to grow your teams and utilize your buildings in impactful ways.

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Remember to check event websites for the most up-to-date information and registration deadlines. Some conferences offer free admission options and early-bird discounts. The earlier you sign up for an event, the more likely you’ll save money.

Lastly, be on the lookout when you attend one of these conferences – you might get a chance to say hi to the AkitaBox team! We’d love to meet you!

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Kendra Wenzel

Digital Marketing Manager for AkitaBox.

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