All Conference Features

Never a dull moment! There’s always something to do, to learn and to experience at World Workplace Europe meets Facility for Future. Quality time with colleagues immersed in all things FM is time well spent.

From extra educational opportunities and fun social events to celebrating FM excellence, you’ll find activities of interest, benefit and value throughout the conference.

Keynote Speakers

20 March, 9 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Nigel Risner

Business Speaker Of The Year from all three CEO groups -Communications Expert and Motivational Speaker

In 2001 and 2010 Nigel was awarded Speaker of the Year from The Academy for Chief Executives. In 2005 he was awarded Vistage International Speaker of the Year. In 2009/10 Footdown awarded him Speaker of the Year. Thus making him the only speaker in Europe to have won all three awards. Having spoken to more than 1.5 million people worldwide (40 Countries) he has recognised that most people fall into four categories in communication.

20 March, 9:50 a.m.– 10:30 a.m.

Kate Vitasek

Author, educator and architect of the Vested business model

Passionate in her quest to help companies transform their business relationships, Vitasek inspires and motivates business leaders with five proven “rules” for achieving transformational results. Following the Vested mindset and methodology shifts a relationship from a “What’s in it for Me” to a “What’s in it for We” foundation and outcome based business model. Skeptics walk away believers when Vitasek shares powerful, real-world examples of companies (big and small) that have achieved transformational results by adopting a Vested mindset and business model for highly-collaborate, win-win relationships.

20 March, 16:00 – 17:00

James Dearsley

Co-Founder at Unissu

James is recognised as one of the leading thought leaders on the future of the real estate market. His role as the Co-Founder of Unissu, the global leader of PropTech data, information and resources, means he has an unrivalled perspective on global PropTech trends.  As a result, he is a much sought-after speaker on the future of the property industry both in terms of how people and companies in the sector should adapt to facilitate change.

21 March, 16:00 – 17:00

Nancy Rademaker

Professional Keynote Speaker – Inspiring organizations to act on their Day After Tomorrow – Partner at nexxworks

Nancy Rademaker is one of the very few female international keynote speakers to cover the impact of digitization on customer behaviour and how that affects the way companies should interact with customers. She likes to share her first-hand experiences straight from the places where technology is shaping our future.

Charity Dinner

20 March, 19:00 – 22:00

The Charity Dinner will be hosted at the Kromouthal and is a ticketed event. Tickets to the event are 125€ per person and are limited in availability.

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The Strip

Discover new products/services from the best in facility and business solutions. Benefit from one-on-one conversations with these exceptional solutions providers.

Visit The Strip on Wednesday and Thursday, 20-21 March, located next to the Marketplace.

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FM Party

21 March, 17:00 – 22:00

World Workplace Europe meets Facility For Future is your time to learn, but also to network and unwind with colleagues. It’s the ideal atmosphere for making connections that can last a lifetime. The people you meet are individuals you can talk to — fellow members, industry leaders, students and facility professionals just like you.

Following Thursday’s closing keynote is a chance to relax and enjoy an evening of casual conversation and downtime before traveling home. The perfect end to your World Workplace experience, the FM Party is an informal event free for conference participants.

Held at the Kromhouthal, the FM Party will feature great dance music, a bar and food trucks. No presentations, no scheduled activities — just a fun gathering of professional peers to celebrate a successful week of expanding knowledge, building networks and advancing FM.

Facility Tours

22 March, 10:00 – 13:00

Nothing brings the FM story to life better than seeing workplace strategy and creative problem-solving in action. Take advantage of your time in Amsterdam — get an insider’s look at one of three unique facilities. More information coming soon.

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