March 2021

Mar 3 - Mar 5 Virtual NSC Safety Congress & Expo 2021 [VIRTUAL] National Safety Council (NSC)

For more than 100 years, safety, health and environmental professionals have turned to the annual NSC Safety Congress & Expo for technology, education, networking opportunities and the tried-and-true products and services needed to stay at the forefront and remain competitive within the industry. This year’s virtual event offers a convenient and affordable way to deliver quality educational programs and safety solutions directly to participants, who will come together to share experiences, learn new ways of doing business, and explore the innovations that will drive the industry to save lives. The event provides:

  • A community platform to network and share lessons learned and plans for the future
  • A live and on-demand education platform for safety teams around the world
  • A trade show “just like an in-person expo hall” to see innovations and make connections

The Expo showcases tried-and-true products and services and the latest technologies in the areas of general safety products, personal protective equipment, hazard controls and fall protection, as well as facility maintenance and operations, environmental protection, ergonomics and risk management, with a New Product Showcase. CEUs, COCs and CM credits are available for educational sessions from BCSP, ABIH and ISHM. Pre-event Professional Development Seminars available March 1-2.

NSC Safety Congress & Expo 2021 [VIRTUAL]

Mar 5 Virtual Product Focus Fridays [VIRTUAL] McMorrow Reports

Product Focus Fridays deliver a lively, fast-paced, engaging exchange about the key features and applications of commercial interiors products. The March 5 edition will feature products from ALUR Walls, Interface, and Mosa Tiles. Moderated by Eileen McMorrow, editor-in-chief, The McMorrow Reports; Jennifer Busch, A&D marketing expert who promotes the value of design for organizations and institutions with real business goals; and Diana Mosher, McMorrow Reports’ contributing editor and interior designer with Diana Mosher Associates, these interactive presentations will bring the products to life on your screen.

Finding the best solutions for space planning, renovations and retrofits can be challenging now due to the lack of in-person meetings with sales representatives, office furniture dealers, and trade shows. After the moderators and presenters cover the product highlights regarding Contribution to the Industry, Aesthetics & Innovation, Designer’s Vision & Inspiration, Research Contributing to Its Development, Function & Flexibility, Quality & Durability, Sustainability, and RTW or post-pandemic workplace contribution, the audience will be able to ask questions directly to the manufacturers.

Product Focus Fridays will be presented on the Parade virtual platform, where thought-leadership discussions transpire and products are launched to the industry.

Attendance is open to all industry professionals and is complimentary. Registration is required @ Parade. Manufacturers and product developers seeking more information about presenting on Product Focus Fridays, please email Michael.Walsh@McMorrowReports.com, publisher, The McMorrow Reports & FMLink.

Product Focus Fridays schedule for spring 2021:

Product Focus Fridays [VIRTUAL]

Mar 15 - Mar 17 Singapore, Singapore CoreNet Global Summit APAC Singapore 2021 (corporate real estate) CoreNet Global

The theme for this 2021 corporate real estate summit, “RE: REasoning, REsilience & Responsibility,” is explained here: “Defining moments come along once or twice in a generation. Leaders, like you face a myriad of important and difficult decisions. You are REsponsibly balancing health, safety, and financial implications. Through quick and resourceful actions you’re determining how your enterprise emerges from the current crisis. Rethinking the future of real estate with thoughtful REasoning is the power of RE to move beyond adaptation to building REsilience.” The 2021 CoreNet Global Summit will help hundreds of CRE/FM attendees advance their skills, connect with peers, be recognized for their achievements, and stay updated on the latest trends and innovations that are reshaping the way we do business, with more than 40 educational sessions, including two inspirational general sessions. Regular registration ends February 8.


CoreNet Global Summit APAC Singapore 2021 (corporate real estate)

Mar 17 - Mar 18 Virtual World Workplace Europe ‘21 Conference and Expo [VIRTUAL] International Facility Management Association (IFMA); Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); Facility Management Netherlands (FMN)

IFMA’s World Workplace Europe facilities management (FM) event is VIRTUAL for 2021. The event will allow for virtual learning and an opportunity for attendees to network with FMs from all over the globe. All conference sessions will be presented online via the virtual platform so that delegates can view during the event and at their convenience until April 19, 2021. Participants will experience exceptional speakers, timely content and best industry practices to help address immediate needs in their facilities, workplace environment and communities to strategize for a sustainable future.


World Workplace Europe ‘21 Conference and Expo [VIRTUAL]

Mar 22 - Mar 25 Virtual Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2021 [VIRTUAL] Applied Ergonomics Society (AES) of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)

VIRTUAL for 2021, the Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) convenes health and safety-related professionals as well as FMs and industrial/manufacturing engineers and others from numerous industries and around the world to share best practices in ergonomics, healthcare, safety, HR and risk management. The 24th annual event is focused on practical applications of ergonomics in a variety of work settings with real-world examples from companies that have implemented programs ensuring safe performance. AEC features a variety of multidisciplinary educational sessions for all experience levels providing best practices and the latest solutions, with the opportunity to earn CEUs or PDHs; the annual Ergo Cup competition; and an extensive Exhibit Hall.


Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2021 [VIRTUAL]


April 2021

Apr 21 - Apr 22 MA, Virtual IFMA’s Facility Fusion Conference and Expo 2021 [now VIRTUAL] International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

[This event is now VIRTUAL.]

At Facility Fusion, FM professionals can connect, communicate and help redefine modern-day facilities management. This fresh, dynamic educational event is billed as a powerful opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and develop innovative solutions for the increasingly multifaceted layers of FM. This year’s Virtual Edition offers access from anywhere in the world to power speaker presentations; education sessions (on demand content available through May 11, 2021); and the Virtual Expo Hall. Participants can schedule live calls with exhibitors and can participate in the Virtual Expo Scavenger Hunt with prizes.

IFMA’s Facility Fusion Conference and Expo 2021 [now VIRTUAL]


May 2021

May 4 - May 27 Virtual IIBEC Spring Symposium 2021 (building enclosures) [VIRTUAL] International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC)

The IIBEC Virtual Spring Symposium is an eight-day educational program offering cutting-edge information regarding advanced technologies, design, construction, maintenance and repair of modern and/or older building enclosures. The higher level of this event’s education is intended to stimulate forward thinking and desire for deeper dialogue with other industry professionals. Presenters offer relevant solutions by referencing real-world examples and specific case histories. Each presentation will be one hour long including Q&A, and will be followed by a one-hour roundtable discussion, with one presentation per day each Tuesday and Thursday in May. All content will be available through June 30, 2021.



IIBEC Spring Symposium 2021 (building enclosures) [VIRTUAL]

May 24 - May 27 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo 2021 dmg::events

Part of the Big 5 Saudi event, the co-located FM EXPO Saudi (Facilities Management Solutions) and Saudi Clean Expo (Cleaning & Hygiene Solutions) bring together the entire FM and cleaning industry in Saudi Arabia. As the world is preparing for the next normal, this event promises to help attendees get to grips with the latest challenges and changes in one of the most technically demanding sectors of the built environment. FM Expo Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo bring expertise, technology, and products together for an exchange of ideas and innovations. Opening the door to exciting developments in the world of facilities management and cleaning to the region’s key decision-makers, this co-located showcase welcomes an international line-up of top-tier manufacturers and distributors. Free visitor registration.

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo 2021

May 25 - May 27 Paris, France Workspace Expo (WE) 2021 (French FM event) Weyou Group; ARSEG (Work Environment Directors Association); Workplace Magazine; etc.

Rescheduled from March, Workspace Expo is the French international trade fair dedicated to the design, furniture, layout and management of workspaces. The annual work environment event convenes 18,000+ visitors across all aspects of the facilities purchasing chain, including architects, specifiers, manufacturers, real estate professionals and FMs. In addition to the conferences and workshops offered, 240 French and international exhibitors showcase the latest innovations, equipment, energy-efficient solutions, and ergonomic furnishings for designing and outfitting office spaces, including furniture, layout, design, air and lights, acoustics, walls, floors, ceilings and audiovisual (AV). The 2021Innovation Awards will be presented.

Workspace Expo (WE) 2021 (French FM event)

May 31 - Jun 2 Prague, Czech Republic ASIS Europe 2021 (security) ASIS International

Titled “From Risk to Resilience,” ASIS Europe convenes established and aspiring security leaders, expert advisors, and innovators in security and risk management. The event addresses complex challenges in today’s fast moving, innovative business environment. An exceptional educational program covers a wide range of cyber- and physical-security risk outlooks, leadership and management topics, case studies and analysis, using a variety of learning formats, with CPE credits available. The exhibition showcases the latest security services and solutions. The 2019 event attracted over 900 registrants from more than 60 countries, and 45 exhibitors. Core attendance comes from senior security practitioners from multinational companies. Behind-the-scenes professional security tours are available.

Building on the GSX+ online experience September 21-25, 2020, ASIS is also investing in a robust digital event experience for the European event, including the customary exceptional education, peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and networking, and a virtual exhibition platform. This will assure a resilient event model so that security professionals who are unable to travel can still participate, and, in the unfortunate case an on-site, in-person event is not feasible, the event can seamlessly transition to an engaging online experience for all involved.

[This event was rescheduled from April 2020, then from March 2021.]

ASIS Europe 2021 (security)


June 2021

Jun 30 - Jul 2 Virtual International Facility Management Expo (iFaME 2021) International Facility Management Conference (IFMC 2020) [VIRTUAL] International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter; Conference and Exhibition Management Services (CEMS)

[This event is now VIRTUAL.]

Convening key professionals from the facilities management (FM) and maintenance, sanitaryware, landscaping, mobile communications sectors, iFaME Digital lets architectural and built environment professionals stay abreast of product innovation and remain relevant ahead of the digital curve. This year’s event will feature Digital/Exhibition Booths for FM products, technologies and services; Conferences and Webinars with industry thought leaders; Networking Activities, and Business Matching (1-1 consultations with exhibitors).

Co-located IFMC is a power-packed program comprising cutting-edge presentations and high-powered discussions to highlight key issues and challenges faced by senior executives and higher in the current workplace environment.


Co-located shows:

  • ArchXpo: International Exhibition of Architecture and The Built Environment
  • Lighting Asia: The International LED + Lighting Technology Show
  • Safety and Security Asia: The International Safety and Security Technology and Equipment Exhibition
  • Work Safe Asia: The International Safety and Security Technology and Equipment Exhibition
  • Fire and Disaster Asia: The International Disaster, Emergency Management and Fire Prevention Technology and Equipment Exhibition

International Facility Management Expo (iFaME 2021) International Facility Management Conference (IFMC 2020) [VIRTUAL]


July 2021

Jul 6 - Jul 8 Washington, DC, US Connex2021 (multi-site FM) [HYBRID EVENT] Connex, The Multi-Site Facilities Network (formerly PRSM)

Postponed from April, Connex2021 is a major annual event for multi-site FM professionals, from entry level to senior management, who are involved in maintenance, planning, design, budgeting and more at their facilities. This year’s hybrid event combines the “live” in-person CONNEX2021 event with a “virtual” online platform component for remote attendees to reach a broader audience. The event offers networking events, an industry exhibition and 30+ education sessions with key trends impacting retailers, multi-site healthcare facilities, entertainment facilities, banks and other multi-site facilities, plus suppliers. Education tracks include Business Management, Professional Development, Game Changers, Environmental Responsibility, Supplying Success, and FM Labs (HVAC).


Connex2021 (multi-site FM) [HYBRID EVENT]

Jul 18 - Jul 21 Boston, MA, BOMA 2021 International Conference & Expo Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International; BUILDINGS magazine

With the continuing support of the BOMA community, building owners and managers can get a handle on the changes from 2020 and discover what’s next for commercial real estate at BOMA 2021, from the latest information on market trends and conditions to the regulatory changes that affect your portfolios. Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin will share lessons in leadership in her keynote address. With business as usual no longer an option, discover the latest innovative products, services and technologies that can elevate your building above the rest at the BOMA 2021 Expo, and gain key insights and tactical know-how that will optimize your property’s performance and set yourself apart, in the comprehensive educational sessions.

This year’s education tracks include Building Operations & Management; Creating Asset Value; Energy Efficiency & Environmental Responsibility; Industrial Real Estate Management; Leadership, Career and Talent Development; Occupant Engagement; and Technology and Innovation, with NEW tracks on Health & Wellness and COVID-19d & CRE focusing on reoccupying buildings safely. Each session qualifies for continuing professional development credits and credential renewal and maintenance. Numerous networking opportunities are available, and The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards showcase excellence in office buildings and their management.

BOMA 2021 International Conference & Expo

Jul 19 - Jul 21 Las Vegas, NV, US International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) Security Industry Association (SIA)

ISC West is a major converged security US tradeshow covering everything from video surveillance, access control, biometrics and public safety to IT/IoT security, drones and robotics. Attendees can discover the newest security products and technology, network with thousands of security and public safety professionals, attend special events and award ceremonies, and gain valuable training and knowledge through the cutting-edge, accredited SIA Education@ISC.

International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West)


August 2021

Aug 11 Edison, NJ, US Mid-Atlantic Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference (MABFM2021) ProExpos; IFMA, AFE, BOMI, etc.

Focused on facilities management and free to all qualified professionals, the MABFM educational conference offers sessions covering a wide range of topics: LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, Facility Maintenance, Construction and Design and more, with CFM credits available from IFMA, CEU credits from AFE, and CPD credits from BOMI. Over 120 exhibitors display innovative products and services necessary to operate, manage, maintain and renovate all types of buildings and facilities, focused on the Tri-State area of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Mid-Atlantic Buildings and Facilities Management Show and Conference (MABFM2021)


September 2021

Sep 13 London, United Kingdom IWFM Conference 2021 (workplace & FM) [HYBRID] Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)

IWFM Conference 2021 is IWFM’s annual flagship event for workplace and facilities management (FM) professionals. With workplace and facilities management coming to the fore during the pandemic of 2020, FMs must capitalize on the opportunities and lessons the pandemic has taught us in stamping our authority on the future of work. This year’s hybrid event pairs a physical delegate experience with a digital one in a curated blend of world-renowned thought leadership and cutting-edge best practice.  Practitioners will be able to explore the wider themes that will impact our organizations and access the best practice needed to face them head on. The 2021 Conference will provide delegates with both the inspiration and the information to ensure that they, their organizations and the profession, emerge stronger and become change agents.


IWFM Conference 2021 (workplace & FM) [HYBRID]


October 2021

Oct 26 - Oct 28 Kissimmee, FL, US IFMA’s World Workplace 2021 Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

[NOTE: The date and location of this event have been changed; it is now at a self-contained venue, and 200+ cleaning, health and safety protocols will be observed on site.]

IFMA’s premier annual facilities management (FM) workplace conference and expo World Workplace will resume its full-fledged program for 2021, offering nearly 50 educational sessions, keynote speakers, a Welcome Reception, an expo hall, education arenas and IFMA’s Awards of Excellence. This year’s conference will also have a new schedule format allowing attendees to jumpstart their educational experience on the first day.

Now more than ever, coming together to exchange experiences and viewpoints on managing through crisis, anticipating and mitigating risks, developing plans for resilience and forecasting the future of the built world is of the greatest importance to the FM industry. IFMA’s World Workplace is an all-encompassing learning and networking event on facilities and how to manage them, offering FM education, knowledge exchange, career development and professional network building among all professionals who support the built environment.

IFMA’s World Workplace 2021 Conference and Expo


November 2021


March 2022

Mar 28 National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT 2022) Building Operating Management magazine; ROC Exhibitions

Building Operating Management magazine offers this annual comprehensive 3-day conference and trade show free to attend for some 5,000+ FM-related professionals from most US states and 25 countries and all types of facilities, along with industry experts and leading suppliers. One of the largest FM events in the country, NFMT 2020 provides up-to-date advancements and knowledgeable practices in the management, operations, maintenance, renovation and construction of nonresidential buildings.

National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT 2022)


June 2022

Jun 21 - Jun 23 Las Vegas, NV, US LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2022) (lighting design, products, tech) International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD); Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)

The annual LIGHTFAIR is a premier annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference where light, technology and design converge. LIGHTFAIR alternates between East Coast and West Coast sites.

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2022) (lighting design, products, tech)


September 2022

Sep 20 - Sep 23 Essen, Germany Security Essen 2022 Messe Essen

Security Essen, a major biennial international security and fire prevention event, convenes over 36,000 trade visitors from all sectors from 125 countries to explore the latest trends and most important innovations, and to conduct international business transactions. Topics range from fire prevention, cybersecurity and CCTV to the protection of outdoor areas. Some 950 exhibitors from 40+ nations showcase the latest security and fire products, technology and services.


Security Essen 2022