This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Green theme to conference at The Facilities Show in May

21 January 2008

The Facilities Show 2008 will feature a The Sustainable FM Academy for the first time, when it takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 13-15 May 2008.

Recent studies indicate that over 10 million* British people believe the threat to the environment is the most worrying issue facing the country today. With this in mind, The Facilities Show 2008 will feature a ‘green’ conference for the first time, when it takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 13-15 May 2008.

‘The Sustainable FM Academy’ will feature a number of environmental themed sessions taking place over three days providing visitors with the opportunity to debate the two vital topics in every major building - energy and waste management. Each day will begin with presentations from expert keynote speakers, followed by a series of educational presentations and finish with panel debates, featuring the country’s most respected FM professionals.

Ian R Fielder, CEO of the British Institute of Facilities Management says, “Sustainable development is one of the major challenges facing the industry right now, and FMs have a major role to play in influencing the environmental and social development of their organisations, communities and supply chain. I am pleased to endorse the Sustainable FM Academy at The Facilities Show on behalf of the BIFM – the Academy will be an ideal opportunity for our members and other attendees to learn more about this important topic.”

Vincent Brain, event manager for The Facilities Show comments, “Businesses are constantly facing increasing pressure from rising energy costs, improving competitive performance and increased regulations. The Sustainable FM Academy will provide first-hand testimonials and details of the competitive advantage gained through developing an environmental strategy. The Facilities Show 2008 will be the perfect place to discover new and innovative ideas to create an efficient, effective and environmental workplace.”

Now in its 9th year, The Facilities Show is the must-attend event for all facilities professionals and building managers. Supported by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), this year’s show will deliver more to the facilities management industry than ever before.

The Facilities Show adjoins security event IFSEC and Safety & Health Expo, all taking place at the NEC Birmingham from 12/13-15 May 2008. For more information on the event and to register for free entry, please visit www.thefacilitiesshow.com. Companies interested in exhibiting at the 2008 event should contact Darren Gilchriest, at dgilchriest@cmpi.biz or on +44 (0) 20 7921 8087


Print this page | E-mail this page

https://www.fsifm.com/en-gb


MOST VIEWED...

View more articles
Article image

Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the r...
Article image

Lack of skilled staff warning as UK facilities reopen

With job vacancies rising at their fastest rate for 23 years, the number of applicants has declined at its quickest level since 2017, according to a KPMG s...
Article image

Bids for public sector contracts will need net zero commitment

New rules will be implemented by the government requiring those bidding for public sector contracts to have published net zero carbon emissions commitments...
Article image

Launch event for Young Leader 2021 award announced

Launch of this year's Young Leader of the Year (YLOTY) award, organised by the Emerging Workplace Leaders (EWL) organisation, will take place on 23 June....

Benchmarking maintenance

BSRIA has just published this year's operation and maintenance benchmarking report as a guide for building operators to evaluate their performance against ...
Article image

PFM Partnership Awards 2021 finalists

Further evidence of the FM sector’s continued recovery from the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has been provided by high numbers of entries to this yea...
https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&pubid=78915b1c-0f11-4b5e-9468-ba601ad89761