Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012
Management from NFMT Vegas, a two-day conference and exposition for non-residential building owners and facility managers, and BACnet International, the industry association that promotes the BACnet protocol, will once again present an educational track and exhibit hall pavilion at the October trade show. In addition, BACnet International will sponsor the opening night networking party and present its Leaders of the Pack Awards. The event will be held October 2-3, 2012 at the Mirage Event Center. NFMT Vegas admission is free to qualified facility and maintenance personnel.
“We are thrilled about the return of BACnet International to NFMT Vegas,” said Director of Events, Todd Kotlarek. “This agreement enables us to offer an even wider selection of educational opportunities and product offerings in our exhibit hall. It has really become a highlight of our event over the years.”
“This marks our fourth year supporting NFMT Vegas. It’s a great opportunity for our member companies and controls experts to communicate and network with an extremely targeted group of facilities professionals,” said Michael R. Wilson, Marketing Chair of BACnet International, and Business Development Manager of OEMCtrl®. “We’re especially proud of our educational track, in which BACnet protocol experts present key topics such as building sustainability through building automation, distributed BACnet lighting controls, BACnet success stories, and much more.”
NFMT Vegas is accredited by IACET and is authorized to provide continuing education credit units for facilities management professionals maintaining certifications. All BACnet sessions are also accredited. In the exhibit hall, facility managers will meet with top suppliers and their latest advancements, products, services and technologies designed to improve the industry. In addition to the BACnet International Pavilion, the exhibit hall also features the Building Services and GreenTech Pavilions.
Online registration is open. Facility and maintenance personnel interested in learning more about BACnet International and NFMT Vegas are directed to http://www.nfmt.com/vegas
About BACnet International
BACnet International is an industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems through interoperability testing, educational programs and promotional activities. The BACnet standard was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and has been made publicly available so that manufacturers can create interoperable systems of products. BACnet International complements the work of the ASHRAE standards committee and BACnet-related interest groups around the world. BACnet International members include building owners, consulting engineers and facility managers, as well as companies involved in the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of control equipment that uses BACnet for communication.
About NFMT Vegas and Trade Press Media Group
NFMT Vegas Conference & Exposition is brought to the market by Trade Press Media Group, a media company serving the facilities industry. The conference and expo is owned jointly by Trade Press and ROC Exhibitions, a show management firm located in Lisle, IL. Trade Press is co-owner of NFMT Vegas’ sibling event, NFMT (the National Facilities Management & Technology Conference), which is held in Baltimore. The firm also publishes Building Operating Management and Maintenance Solutions magazines and developed FacilitiesNet.com, an online portal for the facilities industry, and FacilityZone.com, the premier vertical search engine for building owners and facility managers.