CHICAGO, Ill. - MMPI, a leader the trade show and property management industry, will launch an all new trade show, Buildex Chicago, located at The Merchandise Mart, June 14-16, 2010. Buildex Chicago will feature the latest new products and cutting-edge seminars, and will assist those involved in the building and property management industry with strategic solutions and strategies to help manage and operate buildings more efficiently and effectively.
Thousands of building owners, developers, facility managers, property managers, building engineers, and other personnel responsible for the operations, renovation, retrofit, and management of all types of buildings, will take part in this major exposition. Over 150 top-name exhibitors and 80 seminars focusing on the latest strategies to enhance asset value, optimize building performance, the latest in greener and more energy efficient options, and legal and regulatory issues, will be showcased throughout the three-day event. Buildex Chicago will also feature a lighting pavilion which will showcase vendors specializing in energy efficient lighting products and lighting retrofits.
“MMPI recognizes that these are challenging economic times, and that property owners, managers and operators are looking for solutions to run their buildings more efficiently and economically,” said Mark Falanga, Senior Vice President, MMPI. “Buildex Chicago will offer the products, services and technologies that will help upgrade and improve the operation of all types of properties.”
Buildex will be held concurrently with the annual NeoCon World’s Trade Fair, which features hundreds of exhibitors showcasing thousands of new and innovative products in the contract furnishings industry. Now in its 42nd year, NeoCon World’s Trade Fair attracts more than 40,000 architects, designers, and facility managers, to The Mart each June, and is the country’s largest conference and exhibition of contract furnishings for the design and management of the built environment.
Supporting organizations of Buildex Chicago include the Building Owners and Managers Association Chicago, United States Green Building Council Chicago, International Facility Management Association, Chicago Department of Buildings, and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.
MMPI currently produces Buildex through its Canadian division. Buildex has been Canada’s leading property management industry and real estate management tradeshow for over 20 years, with shows in both Toronto and Vancouver. In the last decade, Buildex was launched in Calgary, Edmonton, and Seattle, Wash., and has proved enormously successful. As Canada’s largest annual property management expositions and conferences, the Buildex family of shows facilitate the exchange of ideas, best practices, and product knowledge that provides owners and managers with strategies and cost effective solutions for managing and operating all types of buildings.