Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals. Taking place on October 3, 2017 in downtown Chicago this event brought to you by Facility Executive magazine includes six conference sessions, meals, and networking with peers and sponsors throughout the day.
Recognizing the varied and evolving responsibilities of facility management professionals in all sectors, the Facility Executive Live! conference program covers a range of topics for attendees. The $75 registration fee provides facility professionals a robust education program, coupled with the opportunity for networking — promising to make the most of a day out of the office. The registration rate for student attendees is $35.
“We’re very excited to bring the inaugural Facility Executive Live! to Chicago this October,” says Susan Coene, Facility Executive Chief Business Officer. “Having served the facility management industry for 30 years, we know how critical it is for facility professionals to understand the latest trends and develop the strategies that can help them operate their facilities at peak performance. We’re confident that this new one-day conference will provide real-world solutions that our attendees can implement in their facilities.”
Each of the 60 minute sessions at Facility Executive Live! is approved for continuing education credits offered by BOMI International. The six topics that will be covered, with participation of 17 industry experts are:
- Technology and FM: A 360 Degree View / Panel Discussion
- Creating An Energy Roadmap / Panel Discussion
- Stories From The Field: Facility Executives Of The Year / Panel Discussion
- Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter
- Making An Impact With Workplace Design
- Next Gen FM / Panel Discussion
Providing attendees a look at the future of the profession, the day concludes with the Next Gen FM panel discussion. According to a recent survey shared by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), the average age of the facility management workforce is 50.9 years old. Many facility professionals are already facing the talent gap that will be brought about by their own retirement, or their colleagues’. How will facility leaders prepare today in order to keep their organizations operating smoothly throughout the coming transition?
The event is being held at the Summit Executive Centre on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. To register today, or to find out more, visit the Facility Executive Live! website.