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Be part of the largest global gathering of FMs this June in London

The largest event in the FM calendar will commence in less than 2 months. From 19 June, FM professionals from across the globe will descend on ExCeL London, looking to identify new suppliers and source the latest innovative solutions to address project requirements. They’ll also have the opportunity network in a variety of areas with like-minded peers as they discuss the industry’s hottest topics at the cutting edge of FM, not to mention keeping abreast of all legislation updates and regulation changes.

In association with the British Institute of Facilities Management and CBRE, Facilities Show 2018 continues to attract inspirational speakers, contractors and individuals. It champions the industry, changes perceptions, drives excellence and pioneers new-age leadership.

Enhance Your Knowledge in the Facilities Management Theatre

Facilities Management Theatre

Designed explicitly for facilities management practitioners, 2018’s theatre sees each day split into three different themes: the workplace, technology and people. The programme includes presentations and panel discussions on topics including workplaces of the future, security, delivering top class FM on a budget, leadership, office refurbs and relocations, technology disruption, diversity, skills and recruitment, getting recognition in the board-room and flexible working

BIFM Smart Client Programme - Tools for Smart Procurement


Equipping attendees with the knowledge and tools to make smart procurement decisions enabling successful client-supplier partnerships, seminar sessions will be followed by pre-booked 1:1 appointments with selected suppliers. The 90-minute session will cover:

  • How to select a contractor or supplier
  • How to use strategic sourcing to improve quality, deliver efficiencies and reduce risk
  • What do to when contracts go wrong

NEW - Occupational Health & Wellbeing Zone

Occupational Health and Wellbeing

In response to industry needs and essential learnings from key government reports, Facilities Show will launch a new area dedicated to the Health & Wellbeing of the workforce. The focused theatre will deliver thought provoking and tactical seminar sessions on how FMs benefit from enhanced productivity by putting employee health and wellbeing at the forefront of company culture.

Facilities Games Arcade

Facilities Arcade

Back by popular demand, the Facilities Games Arcade sponsored by Flakt Group is an area of the show floor not to be missed, providing all FMs with the opportunity to grow their professional community in among like-minded peers.

Sports Bar

Facilities Sports Bar

As we're sure most are aware, there is also another huge event running alongside Facilities Show 2018 - the World Cup in Russia. Facilities Show is providing the perfect opportunity to build relationships face to face with contacts old and new whilst taking a load off with a beer and a game daily from the competition.

1pm kick-offs include: Day 1 - Colombia vs Japan, Day 2 -  Portugal vs Morocco, Day 3Denmark vs Australia

Experience the UBM headquarters in 360-degrees

Stopping by Euroworkspace stand at Facilities Show this year will allow you experience the UBM offices for yourself with our immersive Google Cardboard VR experience. The free virtual reality app displays 360-degree photographic/video content. When used with a simple smartphone viewer, you’ll be able to step into each room and space as if you were there.

Smartworking Summit

Smartworking Summit

Also running alongside Facilities Show is the highly acclaimed Smartworking Summit. Organised by Quora Consulting, the Summit considers the impact of the changing nature of work and the intertwined roles of HR, IT, Property and Management Cultures.

These summits are unique in their format with no PowerPoint and the opportunity to network with both speakers and delegates in an afternoon of round table sessions. 2018 speaker highlights include Lord Tim Clement Jones (House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence), Deborah Lee (Chief People Officer, YOOX Net-a-Porter) and Steven Boyd (Director Estates, HMRC).

1:2:1 Meetings Programme

Meetings Service

The complimentary matchmaking tool enables visitors and exhibitors to search and connect with each other before the show, allowing for better schedule management.

  • 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 and open the door to new business opportunities

Facilities Show takes place from the 19 – 21 June 2018 at ExCeL London

Inspirational Speakers Programme 2018

We’re proud to introduce an incredible line-up of aspirational speakers including comedian and mental health expert Ruby Wax OBE, Nicky Moffat CBE and Sir Clive Woodward OBE, who’ll take to the stage to deliver fascinating, diverse talks on the need for positive professional environments, communications, conditions and challenges and sustaining and growing a healthy, happy, high-achieving workforce.

  • Ruby combines expert psychological insight with trademark wit and humour, helping individuals and groups understand how to create an open, honest and successful culture.
  • English rugby legend and management pioneer, Clive Woodward, takes to the stage to discuss the key attributes needed to create a winning team on and off the pitch.
  • With over 30 years’ experience in leadership roles within the British Army, Nicky gives us an educated perspective on strong leadership as well as tangible, tried and tested methodology.

Ruby Wax OBE

Ruby Wax

Tuesday 19th June, Keynote Theatre

Nicky Moffat CBE

Nicky Moffat CBE

Wednesday 20th June, Keynote Theatre

Sir Clive Woodward OBE

Clive Woodward

Thursday 21st June, Keynote Theatre