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Top Facilities Management Conferences of 2021: In-Person Events

As a facilities management professional, it is important to keep your ear to the pulse of the industry, grow, and learn new skills and best practices. Attending the industry’s top facilities management conferences can help you do just that. Don’t know where to start? Don’t fret! We’ve done the research for you, so you won’t miss out on an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.

Here is Facilities Management Advisor’s list of the top FM conferences in 2021.

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Spotlight Events

Facilities Management Advisor Exchange

  • Dates: August 23-25, 2021
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Costs: Free

The Facilities Management Advisor Exchange will be held at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. Attendees will connect, be engaged, and network with peers to tap best practices and solutions. Through a myriad of expert-led workshops, sessions, one-on-one meetings, and more, the Facilities Management Advisor Exchange is a must-attend event.

Facilities Management Advisor Exchange

  • Dates: October 17-19, 2021
  • Location: Kissimmee, FL
  • Costs: Free

The Facilities Management Advisor Exchange will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Attendees will connect, be engaged, and network with peers to tap best practices and solutions. Through a myriad of expert-led workshops, sessions, one-on-one meetings, and more, the Facilities Management Advisor Exchange is a must-attend event.

Other Industry Events

CONNEX2021 National Conference

  • Dates: August 9-11, 2021
  • Location: National Harbor, MD
  • Costs: $649+

This year the CONNEX2021 National Conference has five tracks: Game Changers, Business Management, Professional Development, Supplying Success, Business Management and Environmental Responsibility. Attendees will connect and network through a myriad of educational sessions, workshops, keynotes, and more.

BuildingsNY 2021

  • Dates: October 20-21, 2021
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Costs: Free for pre-screened/approved

The 35th annual BuildingsNY taps thousands of buildings industry professionals each year to share best practices, obtain education, and learn about new products and services through BuildingsNY Unlocked. This platform is designed to help attendees network, learn, and grow their business year-round.

Southwest Buildings & Facilities Management Trade Show & Conference (SWBFM) 2021

  • Dates: October 20-21, 2021
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Costs: Free

The 6th annual Southwest Buildings & facilities Management Trade Show & Conference (SWBFM) will feature more than 150 companies displaying products and services. Attendees will also benefit from an educational conference featuring over 20 individual one-hour talks covering topics including Construction and Renovation Planning, Facility Maintenance, LEED, and more.

IFMA World Workplace

  • Dates: October 26-28, 2021
  • Location: Kissimmee, FL
  • Costs: $835+

This year’s IFMA World Workplace will take place at the Gaylord Palms Resort, with attendees gathering for expert-led keynotes, networking, educational sessions, and more.

Mid-Atlantic Buildings & Facilities Management Trade Show & Conference (MABFM) 2021

  • Dates: November 2, 2021
  • Location: Edison, NJ
  • Costs: Free

The 15th annual Mid-Atlantic Buildings & Facilities Management Show & Conference will feature more than 120 exhibitors as well as a series of one-hour sessions. Topics will include LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, and more.

Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management Trade Show & Conference (NEBFM) 2021

  • Dates: November 10-11, 2021
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Costs: Free

The Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management Trade Show & Conference is aimed at helping developers, education, government, and property management professionals. Attendees will benefit from networking events, educational sessions, workshops, keynotes, and more than 200 companies featuring products and technology. Additionally, attendees can earn CEU credit for all Conference Talks.

National Facilities Management & Technology Conference & Expo (NFMT Remix)

  • Dates: November 10-11, 2021
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Costs: Free

NFMT Remix incorporates both in-person and online opportunities for all attendees. Held at the Orange County Convention Center, the conference & expo will feature educational sessions, workshops, keynotes, and more.