Peter Chua, President of Singapore Institute of Building Limited, said: Facilities Management Conference 2017 aims to address the challenges, future and transformation of Smart Facilities Management to achieve asset enhancement in todays built environment sector.
In the Middle East, you folks have a great opportunity to leapfrog what has happened elsewhere in the world, learn from their mistakes and improve the industry," said Stan Mitchell, CEO of Key Facilities Management International, and founding Chairman of the Global Facility Management Association.
FM Expo, the leading event in the region dedicated to property and facilities management, was opened yesterday at the Dubai Exhibition and Convention Centre by Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World.
So in the end, vendors and administrators agree on only one statement about facilities management outsourcing: "We are seeing, quite dramatically, an increase on the part of institutions to think about their facility needs and to consider outsourcing more often and much more seriously than before," notes Frank Mendicino, president of Aramark Education--Facility Services.
With an eye on the future of Facilities Management in Oman, the 2nd Edition of the Oman Cleaning and Facilities Management Conference and Exhibition-OCFM, patronised by the Ministry of Manpower, Occupational Safety and Health and Muscat Municipality and supported by Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) will be held from February 5-7, 2018 at Sheraton Oman Hotel.