UMS Advisory Announces 1st Annual Strategic Real Estate (RE) & Facilities Management (FM) Asia Conference - at Merck's Learning Center in Singapore

UMS Advisory unveils 1st Annual 2012 UMS RE/FM Asia Conference to bring together powerful network of Fortune 500 global executives in Asia

Nov 07, 2012, 08:30 ET from UMS Advisory, Inc.

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UMS Advisory, Inc. today announced further global expansion with the official launch of its 1st Annual Strategic Real Estate (RE) and Facilities Management (FM) Asia Conference – to be held at Merck's Learning Center in Singapore, December 4th, 2012.  The exclusive, invite-only event will commence with a pre-conference welcome cocktail reception on Monday, December 3rd from 6:00PM-10:00PM.

"The Asia RE/FM market is dynamic, fast-changing and comes with a unique set of challenges when compared to US, European and Latin American markets. We are very excited to introduce our 1st Annual Strategic RE/FM Asia conference and looking forward to exploring a broad range of topics focused specifically on Asia," said Rakesh Kishan, UMS Advisory, executive managing director.

Functional areas covered will focus on market maturity and growth, trends in RE & FM in sub-regions of Asia, supplier capabilities, optimal contracting, pricing strategies and RE & FM operating models.

Topic sessions will be explored via presentations, case studies and rich panel sessions. Topics will include:

  • APAC RE/FM Market Trends: New Opportunities & Challenges
  • Optimal Contract Structures: What Every Executive Must Know about Complex Outsourcing Transactions
  • Evolving Pricing Strategies: How to Advance New Models & Shape the Market
  • APAC Outsourcing Strategies: Success Stories & Lessons Learned
  • Supplier Capabilities & Service Delivery Models

UMS RE & FM Conference is an industry leading event that brings together corporate heads of RE & FM in a best practices and market intelligence forum. The conference is candid, thought-leadership focused and discussion driven to provide RE & FM and Procurement executives with the opportunity to exchange ideas, learn new models, and sharpen their focus on key trends and best practices.

Attendees for UMS Conferences for current and previous years include corporate real estate, facilities management, procurement, and operations senior executives from companies such as Agilent, AstraZeneca, Capital One, DuPont, Fifth Third Bank, Intel, Procter & Gamble, Merck, Whirlpool, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Genentech, Toyota, Cisco, BMW, Pfizer, Citibank, ExxonMobil, Kraft Foods, Kimberly Clark, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, Novartis, Sprint, Sanofi, United Health, Warner Bros, and State Farm Insurance.

About UMS Advisory, Inc.

UMS Advisory, a leading global management consulting firm, focuses on driving measurable performance improvements in Real Estate and Facilities Management (RE & FM) for Fortune Global 500 companies. The firm partners with clients in various industries, such as bio-pharmaceuticals, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, financial services and high-technology, to develop transformational solutions and quantifiable results in RE & FM. Main areas of focus include, strategy, outsourcing approach and implementation, contract assessment, supplier governance, performance benchmarking, operations excellence and market intelligence. For more information, visit


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