Service Management Expo to Migrate into Facilities Show for 2013
LONDON, January 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
UBM Live, the organisers of Facilities Show, today announced further details on the dedicated area for Service Management Expo within the show amid its increasing importance to the role of facilities managers. Running from 14-16 May at Birmingham's NEC, Facilities Show 2013 is set to be the biggest and most comprehensive show to date.
Service Management Expo will incorporate a host of exhibitors working within the field service market. Leading companies such as Solarvista Software Ltd, Telogis, Panasonic Computer Products Solutions, Exel Computer Systems, Rugged Mobile Systems Ltd and Tesseract amongst many others have already confirmed a space.
"Solarvista has been exhibiting at Service Management for almost 20 years and for us, it has been an important factor in our success. We look forward to the new format within Facilities Show 2013 and are confident that this will enable us to bring Solarvista technologies to a wider audience," stated, Paul Adams, Marketing and Development Director, Solarvista Software Ltd.
The Service Management section within Facilities Show will provide all the latest information and the most up-to-date products and services for those working within service management, logistics, fleet management, operations and IT. The Field Service Solutions Theatre will bring together leaders from across the industry to look at the current challenges facing the sector and what needs to be done to bring around change for future prosperity.
Along with the new Service Management Expo area, the rejuvenated Energy Management Theatre will address the growing needs for FM practitioners within the fields of sustainability, renewables and energy consumption. Additionally, a dedicated Networking Hub, the BIFM CPD Theatre and the Facilities Show Seminar Theatre will provide a range of topical educational sessions, networking opportunities and industry updates for all visitors to the event.
Facilities Show 2013 builds on the phenomenal growth of the previous year which saw an increase of 26.8% in visitor numbers. New exhibitors committing to the show in the past week include Norland Managed Services, The PURE Water Company, powerPerfector and Miko Coffee, who will join the 350 expected exhibitors from across the full facilities management spectrum.
As part of Protection & Management Week, Facilities Show is co-located with the leading annual safety and health event, Safety and Health Expo and the world's largest annual security event, IFSEC. In 2013 the leading event for professionals involved in fire protection, prevention and detection FIREX International will also be co-located.
Fergus Bird, Group Event Manager for Service Management Expo and Facilities Show, said: "We are really excited to include Service Management Expo within Facilities Show as we have worked closely with this industry for many years. Facilities Show is one of our fastest growing shows and the integration of such a relevant sector will only enhance the offering for both visitors and exhibitors. Along with our co-located events, visitors working within service management, logistics, fleet management, operations and IT will not only benefit from access to facilities management software providers but will be able to explore the Business Driver Zone in Safety & Health Expo and the Lone Worker Protection Zone within IFSEC, amongst many other relevant features."
Facilities Show is the essential annual event bringing together those working across facilities and service management with suppliers and specialists to share knowledge, debate current issues and find best-fit solutions and products for their organisation's needs. To find out more information about Facilities Show and to book your stand at this rapidly growing event please contact Charles Oakley on 0207 921 8048 or email Charles.Oakley@ubm.com
About UBM Live:
UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets. Through premier brands such as MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.
SOURCE UBM Live