Facilities Show India debuts with its Virtual Edition
24 November 2020: Informa Markets in India (formerly UBM India), India’s leading B2B event organizer announces the virtual debut of the UK originated ‘Facilities Show’ in India. Slated for 26-27 November 2020 for the facilities management supplier industry, the ‘Facilities Show India’ will act as a global hub for facilities and field service management professionals while introducing thousands of visitors to innovations, solutions and ideas within the sector and connecting them with industry leaders.
Also known as FM, Facilities Management includes a range of disciplines and services to ensure the functionality, comfort, well-being, safety and productivity of a built environment – buildings and grounds, infrastructure and real estate. FM is classified into two categories – Hard Facilities Management Services and Soft Facilities Management Services. Hard FM deals with physical assets such as plumbing, heating and cooling, elevators. Soft FM focuses on tasks performed by people such as custodial services, lease accounting, catering, security, grounds keeping.
Supported by associations such as TELMA and APSA, the virtual show will bring together local and global manufacturers, suppliers, consultants, service providers and decision-makers from various facilities management verticals looking to market or procure latest products and services. It will facilitate career development, networking, and sourcing cost-effective solutions in sectors ranging from office design and maintenance to smart energy and lighting. With new technologies such as green energy management and smart buildings creating a wealth of opportunities, the show will give professionals access to education and thought leadership so they can engage with a constantly shifting landscape.
Speaking on the launch of the Facilities Show India in the virtual format, Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India said, “The Facilities Management industry is all about maximizing returns on investments. Companies across the world are recurrently shifting their focus to maximize their assets, improve customer relations, and redefine their workspaces to be more pleasing and productive, as well as decreasing their carbon footprint. At its core, the facility management industry is all about maximizing returns on investments. In the current scenario, companies are not shying away from investing in the tools they need for a sustained growth. The Indian facility management market reached a value of USD 150 billion in 2019. The industry is expected to grow at a rapid pace in the forecast period of 2020-2025, growing at a CAGR of 20% to reach a value of around USD 406 billion by 2025. With such a growing expanse, it makes perfect sense for us to put facilities management into the spotlight. Bringing the virtual edition of Facilities Show to the Indian subcontinent is just one of the many endeavours from Informa Markets in India to focus on the crucial importance of facilities management and to streamline business operations. The show will bridge the knowledge gap and offer you many insights of facilities management that are yet awaited to be touched upon.”
The virtual expo will feature top notch brands such WEWORK, 3M India, MALLCOM, HELIX SENCE, ABACUS INFOTECH, 75 F, MoveInSync etc and will also see the virtual edition of IFMA Global 2020 conference. The high-level virtual conference will bring together local and global thought leaders and experts to share their insights on various pertinent areas with regard to Organisational culture, Business Continuity, Workplace transformation, Employee wellbeing among other areas. Key sessions include: The Future of Work , Building Employee Experience and Organizational Culture through Workplace transformation, Business Continuity, How FM will be delivered in the new world, Healthcare: New ways of working, health and wellness at the workplace, The changing face of work and workplace design, Technology-Reinventing for the Future of Facilities, Leading and Developing Emerging FMs, FM Specialisation-Exploring Changes and Innovations.