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September 16, 2011 — Milwaukee — The management team from Facility Decisions Conference & Expo, a free, two-day tradeshow for non-residential building owners and facility managers, has announced its educational line-up for the October event, which shines a spotlight on building automation best practices and innovations. The conference features hand-selected speakers who represent the corps d'elite of facilities management.

Facility Decisions is expected to draw 1,500 facility managers, building owners, energy managers, developers, directors of maintenance and engineering and more to the Mirage Hotel Event Center October 11-12, 2011.

Throughout the event, more than 70 free sessions, expert panel discussions, and 70 presenters cover a wide range of relevant business topics for all types of facility managers. With a special track sponsored by BACnet International and support from industry experts, the educational line-up for facility managers interested in building automation is especially robust this year. Building automation sessions include:

Look Ma -- NO Chillers! Building Automation Systems in Green Data Centers
BACnet Puts the M in EMS
LEED Credits and Controls
BACnet Lighting Integration 101: An Intro to Advanced Lighting Controls
Implementing Lighting Management Technologies and Practices to Drive Building Efficiency

EasyIO“Facility Decisions has become a premier industry event, bringing together the facilities management community in one place to learn, collaborate and connect with thought leaders and subject matter experts,” said Bob Wisniewski, President of Trade Press Media Group, a co-owner of the event. “Building on the momentum of last year’s show, Facility Decisions will offer an array of high-energy special events, expansive exhibits and a robust education line-up to help FMs achieve greater success in their facilities.”

Facility Decisions is supported by valued industry partners including the Association for Facilities Engineering, BOMA Greater Los Angeles, American School and Hospital Facility Magazine, BACnet International, BOMA Nevada, BOMI International and Sustainable Facility Magazine. The full event agenda, including topic details, speakers and continuing education credit information can be seen on

About Trade Press Media Group
Facility Decisions Conference & Expo is brought to the market by Trade Press Media Group, a business-to-business information company serving the facilities industry. Trade Press is co-owner of the National Facilities Management & Technology Conference (NFMT), Facilities Mexico Conference & Expo and Facility Decisions. The firm also publishes Building Operating Management and Maintenance Solutions magazines and developed, an online portal for the facilities industry, and - the premier vertical search engine for building owners and facility managers. More than 100,000 facility professionals rely on these information products for problem-solving editorial and product news that helps them manage and operate their buildings at peak efficiency.

About ROC Exhibitions ROC Exhibitions is a premier event management company headquartered in Lisle, IL. The firm owns and manages several industry-leading events including the NFPA Conference & Expo, and the NFPA Mexico Fire Expo.


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