November 14-15, 2017 - Orlando, FL
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NFMT Orlando: Essential Attendee Information

The NFMT Story

The National Facilities Management and Technology Conference & Exposition (NFMT) was launched in 2001 by the publishers of Building Operating Management and Facility Maintenance Decisions magazines. In 2015 we launched NFMT Orlando to be a companion event to serve the Southeast of the United States. The goal was to bring free education, networking and product discovery to facilities professionals in another region of the country. Today NFMT Orlando is the premier facilities management conference in the Southeast supplying broad-based education for facilities professionals from every type of organization: government, education, commercial office healthcare, retail, hospitality and industrial.


Location

NFMT Orlando is held at the Orange County Convention Center located on International Drive. Conveniently located in the center of I-Drive, you’ll be within walking distance to all the resorts, entertainment, shopping, bars and restaurants.


Schedule At-A-Glance

Monday, November 13
Tuesday, November 14
  • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Registration
  • 8:00 AM - 10:50 PM
  • Conference Sessions »
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Expo Hall Open »
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • QuickFire Sessions »
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Networking Party »
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Conference Sessions »
    Wednesday, November 15
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Registration
  • 8:00 AM - 10:50 PM
  • Conference Sessions »
  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Expo Hall Open »
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • QuickFire Sessions »
  • 2:10 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Conference Sessions »

    Events

    Tuesday, November 14
  • 2:00 - 3:00 PMLocation: Expo Hall
  • Networking Party

    Our most popular party will be held in the expo hall. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres while mingling in the expo hall with fellow facility professionals, exhibitors and speakers.


  • 2:45 PMExpo Hall
  • $1,000 Drawing
    Sponsored By:
    Lewellyn

    Don’t miss your first chance to go home with an extra $1,000 in your pocket. Find the ballot in your tote bag and drop it off at sponsors' booth for your chance to win. You must be present at the drawing to win.


  • 4:10 - 6:30 PMLocation: TBD
  • Women in Facilities Management Roundtable and Reception
    Sponsored By:
    Sodexo

    Work/life balance, career advancement, mentorships and difficult employees are just some of the constant themes for women in facilities management. All attendees become active participants in this panel, so make sure to join us so your voice is heard. Following the panel discussion all participants are invited to the reception. Everyone is welcome. Click here for more information.


  • Wednesday, November 15
  • 1:45 PMExpo Hall
  • $1,000 Drawing
    Sponsored By:
    Lewellyn

    Another day at NFMT Orlando means another chance to win $1,000. Make sure to have your ballot validated at our sponsors' booth and you must be present at the drawing to win.


  • Both Days
  • Every 30 MinutesExpo Hall
  • QuickFire Sessions

    Back by popular demand in the NFMT Orlando Expo Hall. Join leading equipment and service providers to discover What's New and What's Changing with rapid-fire presentations designed to get you up to speed with the latest innovations in just 20 minutes! Click here for the full schedule.


  • Every HourExpo Hall
  • NFMT Orlando Attendee Pins

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



  • Convince Your Boss

    Ready to come to Orlando! Now, let’s make sure your trip is approved.

    NFMT Orlando takes away one of the largest hurdles by not charging a registration/attendance fee. Here are few more key points to why you should attend:

      Quick return on investment - the average NFMT Orlando attendee will spend less than $1,000 on travel and expenses. The return on that investment is almost immediate when the knowledge acquired at NFMT Orlando is applied in an organization.

      Share your knowledge with the team – as an NFMT Orlando attendee you’ll receive access to all the presentations after the conference. This provides a great opportunity to share with your team the knowledge you received at NFMT Orlando.

      Time out of the office will not be wasted – we understand that it is hard to leave the building for a few days. Luckily we live in a society that can be reached 24/7, we promise Orlando has cell service and WiFi! Take this time to spend a few days with other facilities managers and come back excited to tackle the largest obstacles in your facilities.

    As you know sometimes getting the requested funding to attend takes a while. We suggest you request approval as soon as possible. To start this process, feel free to use the NFMT Orlando Proposal Letter.

    Download Proposal Letter

    FAQs

    You bet it is. Your registration includes your choice of more than 60 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.

    You have the option of adding Pre-conference workshops and a 12-month membership when registering for NFMT Orlando.

    Need to make changes to your information? You can log back into your registration at any point to edit it. To log into your registration, click here and enter your email and password.

    Free doesn't mean low quality. Just the opposite. We're bringing together over 100 facilities experts from some of the most prestigious organizations to show you how to run your facilities and properties more effectively. You'll hear from many of the same experts that speak at other industry events, only without the high price tag of admission.

    Yes. After you register online, you will receive an automated email confirming your registration.

    We are offering two pre-conference workshops on Monday, November 13.

    Yes, NFMT Orlando has negotiated a discounted rate at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis, so please book your hotel the moment you register for NFMT Orlando. Click here to make your hotel reservation.

    Check out our housing page to book a hotel through our housing vendor. In addition, when you register for NFMT Orlando, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to reserve your hotel room as well.

    Orlando is a great place to visit during any season, and mid-November is no exception. Plan for daytime temperatures in the 70s and nighttime temperatures in the low 50s. Although outside will be warm, the air conditioning keeps inside on the cold side, so you might want to bring a sweater to the conference.

    NFMT Orlando recommends business casual. You may want to bring a sweater or sport coat as session rooms can sometimes get a bit chilly.

    We will automatically send you show updates starting 8 weeks before NFMT Orlando. In addition, join our NFMT Orlando event Facebook page and follow/promote the #NFMTOrlando17 hashtag on Twitter.


    Press

    We invite qualified members of the press to attend and cover NFMT Orlando

    Qualified members of the press who wish to attend NFMT Orlando 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.

    balcantar@rocexhibitions.com
    630-271-8230

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


    Contact Us

    Registration & Housing

    Exhibit Sales and Sponsorship

    Accounting / Invoices / Payments

    Education

    Director of Live Events

    Sponsorships, QuickFire Sessions, Directory: Listings & Logos

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

    NFMT Orlando Event Manager

    P.O. Box 691509
    Orlando, FL 32869