UAE’S STRATEGY FOR WASTE REDUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT FM EXPO

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  • Waste & Recycling Summit to kick off on final day of FM EXPO in Hall 5 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
  • From 23-25 September, FM EXPO will host host more than 70 exhibitors representing 11 exhibiting countries.

Professionals from across the regional facilities management (FM) industry will convene at Dubai World Trade Centre from 23 - 25 September 2018 for FM EXPO - the Middle East’s premier event for the facilities management sector.

Portfolio Director for FM EXPO, Nathan Waugh says:

“Once again, FM EXPO commands centre stage as the only dedicated event that brings the region's building owners, operators, and FM professionals together. As the GCC FM market continues to demonstrate resilience and growth, driven by new build projects, new technologies and modernization of existing stock, FM EXPO is the perfect setting to facilitate further growth in the industry,”
Portfolio Director for FM EXPO, Nathan Waugh
Portfolio Director for FM EXPO, Nathan Waugh

With a core focus on enhancing professional knowledge, the event will host 21 free-to-attend education sessions grouped into the FM Forum series. The sessions will be CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified and are set to stimulate the exchange of ideas across topics such as The Influence of Smart Cities and Harnessing the Digital Government World.

To further address major issues within the FM industry, this year’s edition will also host the high-level Middle East Waste & Recycling Summit 2018 on the final day. According to summit Chairman Zack Abdi, Managing Director at Provectus Middle East:

“The need for innovation to reduce landfill stress, address water stress and reduce water footprint solutions, the concept of sustainability to address shift to Green Economy and the idea of legacy for sustainable human resources are all core considerations for today’s FM professionals. The Waste & Recycling Summit will play a crucial role in inspiring progressive new approaches to waste management in the region.”
Zack Abdi, Managing Director at Provectus Middle East
Zack Abdi, Managing Director at Provectus Middle East

Much of the discussion at the summit will centre on the UAE’s strategy for waste reduction and environmental sustainability and, in particular, how this can be supported by the adoption of a Circular Economy.

Speaking specifically about the European Circular Economy action plan and its relevance to the region, Emiel de Bruijne, Consultant at BiPRO GmbH says:

“From a waste management perspective, the EU Circular Economy Package provides various actions and legal amendments which can help Middle Eastern countries reflect on their own targets, policy instruments and recycling standards which suit local circumstances and ambitions."
Emiel de Bruijne, Consultant at BiPRO GmbH
Emiel de Bruijne, Consultant at BiPRO GmbH

Further insight at the summit will focus on decentralized waste management, solutions for food waste, as well as benchmarking energy, water and waste performance in a retail environment, among others.

A platform for building positive business relationships and sourcing the latest industry products and services, FM EXPO will host more than 70 exhibitors representing 11 exhibiting countries. FM leaders such as Imdaad, Serve-U and Etisalat will be displaying Computer Aided Facility Management (CAFM) systems, FM software, Total Facilities Management, access to waste consultants and more.

Organized by dmg events, FM EXPO 2018 is sponsored by Advanced Facilities Management (Titanium Sponsor), Imdaad (Strategic Content Sponsor) and Farnek, Emrill and Enova by Veolia (Conference Session Sponsors). The event is free to all registered visitors and will be co-located with the Windows, Doors and Facades Event.

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Elisha Dessurne Public Relations Executive, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa
About FM EXPO

17 - 19 September 2019, Dubai world Trade Centre

Transforming the Facilities Management Landscape

In its 14th edition, FM EXPO is the Middle East’s dedicated, asset management event connecting over 5,000 professionals from the facilities management, cleaning, building maintenance, community management, hygiene, health and safety, energy and environment industries.

Featuring a high level conference and CPD – certified workshops by industry leaders, the event provides free access to learning, unparalleled networking with regional and international leaders, as well as an opportunity to source both products and services.

Over 70% of last year's attendees planned to return to this edition, which is organised by dmg events and will run at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 17 - 19 September 2019. 

About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organiser of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines.

We aim to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business through face-to-face events.

dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every year. The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry-leading events in the energy, construction, hospitality & design, coatings and transportation sectors. ADIPEC, The Big 5, Gastech, EGYPS, The Hotel Show and INDEX are the company’s flagship events. For more information visit www.dmgevents.com.

Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT, www.dmgt.co.uk), one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom.