However you're involved in the facilities management industry, whether you're on the frontline of facilities, a FM team manager or looking to implement a facilities management system, there are a lot of events out there to boost your FM IQ. Whether you're responsible for maintaining facilities for a particular sector such as retail or urgent care, or interested in more broad based FM applications and products, there are a number of shows to fill your calendar.
Here are five facilities management events, shows and conferences in the first half of 2015 that we like for their educational and networking opportunities.
Baltimore, MD / March 10-12, 2015
At the NFMT 2015 Conference and Expo, you'll discover best practices, new strategies and cost-saving products that can make a difference in the operation of your facility. It's developed by the editorial and educational teams from Building Operating Management and Facility Maintenance Decisions magazines.
ServiceChannel's Siddarth Shetty, Vice President of Global Services, will be presenting No More Gut Decisions: Business Analytics Made Easy. In this session, you'll learn about best practices for choosing and implementing a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) analytics solution.
Las Vegas, NV / March 15-17, 2015
Exclusively produced by Chain Store Age Magazine, SPECS 2015 (Store Planning, Equipment, Construction and Facilities Services) brings together the nation's top retailers and top suppliers for the purpose of learning, sharing ideas, developing business partnerships and problem solving.
Siddarth Shetty, Vice President of Global Services at ServiceChannel, presents how leading retailers are using scorecards to measure, track and improve contractor performance and costs. Scorecarding not only helps increase visibility and accountability, but it helps strengthen client-vendor relationships.
Las Vegas, NV / April 19-24, 2015
Knowledge15 continues to be the landmark gathering of service management professionals learning how to leverage cloud services to transform service management across the enterprise.
ServiceChannel will be exhibiting in Booth P13 and Mike Gordon, Facilities and Construction Manager at Einstein Noah Restaurant Group will describe how Einstein uses ServiceChannel in conjunction with their ServiceNow platform to better find, manage, analyze and pay hundreds of contractors across their more than 500 locations.
Philadelphia, PA / April 27-29, 2015
The PRSM 2015 National Conference is focusing on the learning and networking needs of retail facilities management professionals. This event offers networking opportunities, education sessions and a great opportunity to meet with new and existing suppliers.
Chicago, IL / April 27-30, 2015
The UCAOA National Urgent Care Convention provides thought-provoking panel discussions + enlightening keynotes + in-depth and interactive presentations + advanced and basic clinical skills sessions + boundlessnetworking and career development opportunities + and one expansive exhibition hall.
ServiceChannel will be exhibiting in Booth #310.
We hope this list will help you decide which events you will be attending this year. If you decide to attend any (or all!) of these events, reach out to us via our social media and we'll see you there!