The Facilities Show 2011: Offering innovative vending solutions

The vending industry is continuously advancing with increasingly diverse products on offer across a huge range of user groups. These include organisations in both the public and private sectors with varying priorities ranging from healthy eating and employee ‘wellness’ to energy efficiency and green concerns. In order for professionals in the vending industry to provide and maintain the best possible service to their clients, it is essential that they have access to the most appropriate, cost effective and energy efficient products and services on the market.

FM professionals from across the country will descend on the Birmingham NEC from 17-19 May for The Facilities Show 2011. As the UK’s leading annual facilities management event, The Facilities Show, organised in association with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is a pivotal date in the FM professional’s calendar. This year’s event provides a multitude of exciting and innovative features including a comprehensive seminar programme, a broad collection of exhibitors and plenty of networking opportunities, offering something for every visitor regardless of their FM priorities.

This year’s seminar programme is full of industry experts, all of whom will be imparting free and diverse educational presentations. In the busy Facilities Show Seminar Theatre, sponsored by Moneypenny, contributors to the seminar programme include speakers from Mitie, Vinci Facilities, Serco, Balfour Beatty WorkPlace, Cundall and powerPerfector.

The Sustainable FM Academy, sponsored by powerPerfector Ltd, returns with a lively programme of debate and case studies providing expert opinion, advice, insight, practical information and direction on topical issues such as waste management, energy, efficiency, sustainable systems and green ambitions in the workplace.

Key features at this year’s event include: the Green FM Trail, Energy Management Zone; Prop IT Trail and the Approved Operator Parking Zone.

Leading organisations including LTT Vending, Refreshment Systems, GVS Assist & Brodericks Loves Coffee are just some of the companies exhibiting at The Facilities Show 2011.

The Facilities Show 2011 is co-located with IFSEC, the world’s largest annual security event, Safety & Health Expo, Europe’s largest annual health and safety event and International Firex, one of the largest fire safety events in the world. All events are free to attend for pre-registered visitors.

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