Show Features

2017’s show saw visitors able to further develop specialisms and discover products in facilities security, fire, safety and field service management. They were free to discover suppliers for perimeter security and access control, as well as visit IOSH or NEBOSH stands and explore opportunities. Plus attend a host of informative sessions discussing core FM issues on top of safety legislation, fire door installations and IoT technology solutions.

1-2-1 Meeting Service

Meetings Service

The complimentary matchmaking tool enables visitors and exhibitors to search and connect with each other before the show, allowing you to manage your event schedule.

  • Arrange meetings at exhibitors’ stands or in one of the dedicated Meeting Lounges
  • Search thousands of contacts by job title, products and services, buyer/seller activities and market sector
  • Make the most of your time at the show, pre-arrange meetings and open the door to new business opportunities

Inspirational Speakers

Inspirational Speakers

Our biggest inspirational line-up ever, featuring Double Olympic gold medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes; Rock star physicist Professor Brian Cox OBE; and Falklands War veteran, Simon Weston CBE came to inspire and motivate you in the Keynote Theatre.

  • Build your work-ethic motivation from Dame Kelly Holmes and discover more on her work on numerous mental health boards
  • Explore the Universe with Professor Brian Cox OBE, and expand your mindset beyond the day-to-day aspects of your role
  • Be inspired by a story of triumph and courage by Simon Weston CBE, and turn adversity into opportunity

Total FM Zone

Total FM Zone

The Total FM Zone highlights some of the largest and most proficient brands to provide total facilities solutions for those with multi-site responsibility. Newly launched this year, this space will provide visitors with an avenue to detail their project needs and outsourcing them, or the opportunity to discuss career paths within large integrated FMs.

With a focus on attracting the best talent in the world, sourcing the most innovative solutions from suppliers and delivering an outstanding integrated FM service, the Total FM Zone isn’t to be missed.

Seminars

Seminar in action

Facilities Show 2018 will feature seminars and topics on a wide range of topics in Facilities Management. One stand-out session from 2017 was a case study from the University of Bradford, which has 3 buildings with BREEAM ‘outstanding’ ratings, and a Passivhaus one too. Additionally, the theatres host themed activities including: ‘lunch & learns’, covering ‘work on the move’, ‘BIM’ and ‘FM technology’.

Future Trends

Exhibitor demonstrating products

This area of the show floor is the perfect place for you to get hands-on experience with the latest advances in facilities management. You’ll find products and solutions that focus on the future of FM and witness demonstrations. With a mix of both exhibiting suppliers and non-exhibiting vendors, visitors will have benefit from real innovation.

Games Arcade

People playing in the Games Arcade

Returning for 2018, the Facilities Games Arcade is THE area for visitors to demonstrate their skills over some friendly competition. Including Air Hockey Tables and a Climbing Wall, the Games Arcade is a great area for visitors to network with like-minded peers in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

One badge 6 Shows

1 Badge 6 Shows

Facilities Show badge holders will be able to further develop their specialisms and source products in security, fire, safety, field service and corporate wear with access to IFSEC International, Safety & Health Expo, FIREX International, Field Service Management Expo and Professional Clothing Show, taking place in adjoining halls at the same time.

Keynote Theatre

Kelly Holmes keynote speech

The Keynote Theatre will welcome many of our most high profile speakers and will feature strategic, topical debates. Never before has the Facilities Show had such a big theatre, and seminars will range from ‘impact of workplace design on wellbeing and productivity’ and ‘FM apprenticeships and skills’.

BIFM Careers Zone

BIFM Careers Zone

Through a series of seminars and workshops, BIFM and their partners will give FMs practical advice to support professional development. The programme is for FMs at all levels of their career and will focus on soft skills, training and routes to the top.