FMForward 2020

    March 31, 2020
    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Bentley University
    175 Forest Street
    Waltham, MA 02452

    Currently open for FM members only.  Full registration will be open February 1st.

    FMForward is underwriten by the support of:

    Join us for IFMA Boston's annual one-day conference at Bentley University, which will provide you with the key strategies, technologies and best practices to help navigate the ever-changing FM landscape.  

    The conference will commence with the 17th Annual Awards of Excellence breakfast with keynote address by Joe Hirsch, Managing Director of Semaca Partners--a corporate trainer, educational leader and TEDTalk speaker entitled, Managing Change with a Coach Approach and followed with this year's Facility Management Awards of Excellence.

    The Awards of Excellence and Keynote will be followed by a series of 20 minute Tech Talks:

    Implementing Energy-Efficient Goals for Multi-Use Sport Facilities -- Boston Sports Institute

    Presented by: Kevin Provencher, Habeeb & Associates Architects and Brian DeVellis, DeVellis

    Innovative Work Order Management --The Harlo 

    Presented by: Tim Currier, Bozzuto Company, and Michael Zeppieri, Skanska USA Building

    Winning the Battle Between Brand, Real Estate & Employee Opinion – The Akamai Global HQ

    Presented by: Brian Murray, Akamai and Victor Vizgaitis, Sasaki

    Lunch will be provided.

    Following lunch, the attendees will have two afternoon sessions where they can select between a facility tour, personal brand panel, FMFoward Risk panel, CFM certification study hall, space utilization technology session and/or a best practices session.  Those selections will be made on IFMA Boston’s FMForward conference app with details to be forth coming.  You will be sent a link to download the app shortly after you register. 

    The day will conclude with a cocktail reception from 4-5 PM.

    Exhibitors will be available throughout the sessions, meals, receptions, etc. and include:

    Creative Office Pavilion | Dacon Corporation | Fort Point Project Management | J.C. Cannistraro, LLC | Margulies Perruzzi | MovePlan Group | Shaw Contract | STV|DPMTimberline Construction | VVA LLC | Wentworth Institute of Technology | USource EnergyWilliam B. Meyer, Inc.

    All speaker bios, afternoon session registration, parking information, directions, full schedule, handouts, etc. will be available on the IFMA Boston FMForward conference app, so be sure to download it when you receive the link.

    This conference is FREE to IFMA Boston FM members, at a reduced cost to our non FM members and is a $500 investment for nonmembers.  To join IFMA and IFMA Boston for $394, and enjoy the conference for free or at a discount, visit and add the Boston chapter (MA01).

    If you are a member of IFMA, but not IFMA Boston, you can either add the chapter (MA01) to your membership and it will be prorated to the remaining term of your membership, or you can purchase an IFMA Member (non IFMA Boston) ticket for $300.


    $0.00 IFMA Boston FM Member

    $0.00 IFMA Boston Young Professional FM Member

    $0.00 IFMA Boston Student Member

    $2,495.00 Conference Exhibit Space