Facilities Management 2016 partners with RICS
The UK-based event will work with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors to host a number of seminar programmes at the upcoming 2016 edition
Facilities Management 2016 has announced the signing of a partnership with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
In addition to exhibiting at the 2016 edition of the annual event, which is set to run from 22 – 24 March, RICS will also host a number of seminar programmes.
This will comprises of introductions by Kath Fontana, chair of RICS FM Professional Group, and Dennis Markey, member of the RICS FM Professional Group. The organisation will also host presentations on number of prominent FM case studies.
Commenting on the partnership, Paul Bagust, director of UK Commercial Property Professional Group at RICS, shared: “Facilities management needs to have a place at the heart of an organisation as it has a strategic role to play in the experience of the end user of buildings and facilities, and ultimately the success of the organisations operating from them.”
“This seminar programme is a perfect fit for RICS to demonstrate how FM can achieve real strategic alignment with other parts of an organisation to add value.”
Daniel Gray, Facilities Management Event Manager, also added: “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. The society’s aims and audience are completely in line with ours and we hope to provide a truly educational and professional experience for all in attendance.”
Additional features of the upcoming Facilities Management 2016 will include workshops and high-profile keynote speakers from across globe. The event will be hosted at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, and will be co-located with Maintec and the Health and Safety Event.