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London Move Big Hit for Facilities Show in June

LONDON, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

FACILITIES SHOW'S NEW VENUE, THE LONDON ExCeL, GETS THUMBS UP AS EXHIBITOR SPACE TAKE UP INCREASES BY 38%

Facilities Show, the world's largest facilities management event, is recording significant growth with stand space sales up by an impressive 38%, with over 160 exhibitors already confirmed. The London event, in association with BIFM, is expecting to receive record visitor numbers between June 17-19.

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"It is a very competitive space, facilities management, and with the level of attendees at Facilities Show, it is the prime spot to meet buyers," said Fergus Bird, Group Event Manager, UBM Live. "With the economy in a better state than it has been in years, companies are expecting big results from the show, and we'll have 400 exhibitors with us this year."

TFMs exhibiting in June include: MITIE Group, CBRE Norland, PHS Group, Vinci and SGP. In addition to these, many leading names such as Avery UK, Bybox Field Support, Dyson, Panasonic, Mitsubishi Electric, Kingspan Environmental, Helistrat Management, Miko Coffee, Office Depot, Trade Point, Stannah Lifts, Screwfix and Euroworkspace will all be participating at London ExCeL.

2014 marks a new chapter for Facilities Show as it takes residence in its new home in London. The show, now in its 15th year, said a fond farewell to Birmingham's NEC in 2013.

A key reason for the decision to move was access to the capital's business opportunities, which includes international visitors. Show organisers have secured discounted rates on flights into London city airport, with UK transport providers such as Virgin & TFL and Hotels around ExCel and in the heart of London.

In addition to the remarkable exhibition showcasing innovation and product launches, there are numerous features and extensive networking opportunities available including:

  • BIFM Networking Hub
  • Innovation Trail
  • Facilities Academy
  • Speakers Corner
  • Dragons Den
  • Networking Bar
  • Buddy System
  • Buying Request Service

Facilities Show will offer a plethora of conference quality education sessions that will incorporate seminars, workshops, industry debates and panel sessions along with a whole theatre dedicated to CPD accredited content. The programme is set to be announced in early March.

The show will be co-located with IFSEC, FIREX, Energy & Environment Expo, Service Management Expo and the Safety & Health Expo, IOSH 2014 Conference and 2014 RoSPA awards. In total, the shows, which make up the 'Protection & Management Series', are expecting 45,000 visitors over the 3 days in June.  

Notes to editor:

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, Facilities Show, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami 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.

About Protection & Management Series:

UBM Live's Protection & Management Series unites business professionals across the fields of security, fire, safety, facilities, energy and environment at IFSEC International, Safety & Health Expo, Facilities Show, FIREX International and Energy & Environment Expo. In 2014 the events will take place at the ExCeL London from 17-19 June.

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