UMS Advisory Announces 9th Annual Strategic Real Estate (RE) & Facilities Management (FM) Conference, Oct. 2-4, Thousand Oaks, CA

Exclusive invitation-only event joins together powerful network of Fortune 500 senior executives who share insights on unique challenges facing RE/FM market

Sep 18, 2012, 08:30 ET from UMS Advisory, Inc.

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UMS Advisory, Inc. is pleased to announce its 9th Annual Strategic Real Estate (RE) and Facilities Management (FM) conference – to be held at Amgen in Thousand Oaks, CA, Oct. 2-4, 2012.

The 2012 UMS Advisory US Conference will provide a real-time window into how corporations are redefining corporate sourcing strategies and developing new approaches to drive positive change and transform their business.

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

"UMS Advisory RE & FM industry conferences continue to be unique in that they provide real time market intelligence and enhance senior executives' ability to leverage considerations for third-generation outsourcing strategies and global market trends in an evolving post-recession business environment," said Rakesh Kishan, UMS Advisory, executive managing director.

UMS sessions consist of a powerful network of Fortune 500 company senior RE/FM and Procurement executives who share insights on key challenges facing the RE & FM market. Sessions topics to be addressed will include:

  • Global RE/FM Market Trends
  • Third-Generation Outsourcing Strategies
  • RE/FM Innovation: From Definition to Enablement
  • Contracting Advancements: Structures & Mechanisms
  • RE/FM Technology: Options and Opportunities

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, Proctor & 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 or contact Yvonne Liu,

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