NFMT education for facilities professionals

Our Story

Now in its third year, HPB+W has emerged as the industry’s leading educational resource for today’s smart, sustainable and healthy facilities. With sessions addressing big data, IOT, standards and codes, energy retrofits and financing – and an expo boasting the latest in lighting, automation, exteriors, enclosures and more, HPB+W showcases the emerging trends and best practices to optimize building performance.


HPB+W takes place at the Arlington Convention Center, smack in the heart of the Entertainment District. The center is adjacent to Globe Life Park (home of the Texas Rangers), AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys), Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor (America's largest water park), and Arlington's finest hotels and restaurants.

Schedule At-A-Glance



  • 8:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Conference Sessions


  • 8:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Conference Sessions

    Both Days

    Join leading equipment and service providers in the HPB+W Expo to discover what’s new and exciting with rapid-fire presentations designed to get you up to speed with the latest innovations in just 20 minutes! Schedule to come

    We are on the lookout for HPB+W VIPs – YOU! At registration make sure to pick up your VIP pin and wear it proudly. The HPB+W crew will be spying attendees wearing their pin and engaging with the exhibitors in the expo hall. If that is you, you might win $50 on the spot. Winners will be selected every hour!

    Convince Your Boss

    How to Communicate the Value of Attending High-Performance Buildings and Workplaces to Your Boss

    We understand that training and conferences budgets have been cut back at many organizations. Here are several tips to help you validate your request to attend High-Performance Buildings and Workplaces:

      Focus on what you will specifically bring back to the facility as return on investment.

      Offer to prepare and deliver a short presentation to your staff in order to share what you have learned so that others may benefit from your attendance.

      Share the presentation materials with your colleagues.

      Have a plan for who will cover your workload while you are attending the conference.

      Offer to share a room with a colleague to reduce hotel costs.

      Consider driving to the event, if within a reasonable distance, to save on airfare.

    High-Performance Buildings and Workplaces has the training and networking opportunities you need to succeed, but you have to attend to take advantage of them. To help get you to the conference, we have written a proposal letter that you can customize to justify your time away from the office.


    You bet it is. Your registration includes your choice of more than 45 conference sessions, admittance to the expo hall and all networking events including the opening networking party. Your only out-of-pocket expenses are travel, food and lodging.
    You can register for free by going to our online registration page. [LINK TO COME]
    Two ways.

    1) Add the workshop Evaluating Building Water Use Efficiency and Future Costs to your itinerary.

    2) Become an NFMT Member. Your 12-month membership includes benefits before,during and after HPB+W. Plus receive a discount on pre-conference workshop Evaluating Building Water Use Efficiency and Future Costs

    Sure you can. Log back into your registration at any point to edit it. To log into your registration, click here [LINK TO COME] and enter your email and password.
    Well, we can only speak for our own conference, but when you consider that we're part of the NFMT family, which produces the #1 FM show in the country, and that our conference content is underwritten by the 2 leading facility management and engineering publications in the U.S., you can expect to hear the latest information expertly presented by leading industry A-listers. Our speakers know our conference is the best; that's why they want to be a part of it. You just sit back, take notes and enjoy the show. For free.
    Yes. After you register online, you will receive an automated email confirming your registration.
    Yes, on Tuesday, May 16 you can attend Evaluating Building Water Use Efficiency and Future Costs The workshop is not included in the free registration. However you can add a workshop to your schedule when registering. Workshops cost $99 for NFMT members and $149 for non-members.
    Yes, HPB+W reserved an exclusive room block of discounted rates at. Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis, so please book your hotel the moment you register for High-Performance Buildings.
    We make it easy: Contact the hotel directly and let them know you're attending HPB+W to qualify for the reduced rate. You can learn more on the Travel page. As a friendly reminder, you'll receive a registration confirmation email with details on how to reserve your hotel room as well.
    You can expect highs in the mid 80s during the day and temps in the upper 60s at night.
    Comfortable but still business casual is our recommendation. Bring a sweater or sport coat, as session rooms can sometimes be chilly.
    Yes, there are 600 on-site parking spaces. An additional 10,000 adjacent are available.
    We will automatically send you show updates starting 6 weeks before the show. In addition, join our HPB+W event Facebook page and follow promote the #HPBW17 hashtag on Twitter.


    We invite qualified members of the press to attend and cover HPB+W

    Qualified members of the press who wish to attend HPB+W on behalf of their publication may register for press credentials. Registered press will receive a complimentary full event pass, which includes free admission to the expo hall, to all educational sessions, opening general session, networking party, and workshops.

    All press registrations will be reviewed. You will be notified shortly after registering whether your press credentials are approved. Please contact Bernice Alcantar for your press registration.

    Non-editorial media representatives should register online through the standard registration process.

    Contact Us

    Registration & Housing

    Exhibit Sales and Sponsorship

    Accounting / Invoices / Payments


    Director of Live Events

    Sponsorships, QuickFire Sessions, Directory: Listings & Logos

    Operations: Questions on Move-in/Move-out, Contractors, Rules & Regulations

    HPB+W Event Manager