UMS Advisory Announces 8th Annual Strategic Real Estate (RE) & Facilities Management (FM) US Conference, Nov. 9-11, Chicago, IL

UMS Advisory's exclusive, invitation-only event is the leading RE & FM conference comprised of Fortune 500 senior executives

Oct 17, 2011, 08:30 ET from UMS Advisory, Inc.

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UMS Advisory is pleased to announce its upcoming 8th annual Strategic Real Estate (RE) and Facilities Management (FM) conference – to be held at Mayer Brown in Chicago, IL, Nov. 9-11, 2011.  The exclusive, invitation-only event is focused on enhancing Real Estate and Facility Management performance through a thought leadership driven exchange where attendees share new ideas, learn new models and sharpen their focus on FM strategies and issues that impact their business.

The 2011 UMS Advisory US Conference is a particularly relevant event as it encapsulates 8 years of corporate RE/FM outsourcing experience to define how the third generation outsourcing strategies are being shaped and re-defined by seasoned RE/FM professionals. In that sense, the event is a real time window into the RE/FM outsourcing landscape of tomorrow.

Functional areas covered will include the global RE market, strategic space planning, alternative workplace, FM operations, outsourcing and contracts and performance measurement.

Key themes this year will be evolution of contract structures, key considerations for third generation outsourcing, and global market maturity and trends.

"For more than seven years, UMS Advisory has consistently delivered strategic RE & FM industry conferences that enhance senior executives' ability to drive positive change and transform their business. This year is no exception. We're very excited to offer our attendees a very different conference experience this year that will push the boundaries of the as-is state in RE and FM," said Rakesh Kishan, President, UMS Advisory.

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, Intel, Proctor & Gamble, Telefonica, Whirlpool, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Toyota, BMW, Pfizer, US Bank, Morgan Stanley and State Farm Insurance.

About UMS Advisory, Inc.

UMS Advisory, a leading management consulting firm, focuses on driving measurable performance improvements in Real Estate and Facilities Management 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 break-through strategic solutions and quantifiable results in real estate and facilities management (RE & FM).  Main areas of focus include, outsourcing implementation, contract assessment, supplier governance, performance benchmarking, and operations excellence. For more information, visit or contact Yvonne Liu,

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