Thank you to all who participated!
The Second Annual AFE Region 8 Trade Show & Workshops will bring together over 300 members of New England’s facility industry in a targeted, face-to-face forum to foster new business opportunities and help facility professionals improve their skills and knowledge. This event features Tabletop Exhibits, a full schedule of professional development workshops on facility trends and best practices and a networking reception.
Workshops are designed to help you stay up to date on best practices and important trends in facility engineering and facility management. Attendees can also earn continuing education units for AFE certification renewal!
Also offered in conjunction with this event will be a 10-hour (1.5 day) OSHA Safety Training Seminar and our Spring 3-day CPMM Review Class in New England.
Vendors and suppliers: These are the facility professionals you need to reach.
See below for high visibility marketing opportunities.
You may attend for the full day and participate in educational sessions plus the Trade Show, or come for the Trade Show only.
Benefits for Attendees
This event is designed to deliver the following to our attendees:
- Meet face to face with vendors to find solutions to your facility challenges.
- Renew relationships and make new contacts in the industry.
- Network with colleagues who understand your day-to-day challenges.
- Gain a better understanding of the latest trends and best practices
- Earn continuing education units for AFE certification renewal.
- Learn more about AFE and how involvement can advance your career.
Advance registration is requested for the Seminar and Workshops. Choose from:
Safety Training Seminar: OSHA 10 Hour Construction Course – $150.00
Workshops – $55.00
On site registration available! We offer two Workshop Tracks, with each including 4 sessions.
- Track 1 – Plant Efficiency and Optimization
- Track 2 – Safety and Emergency Management
View Workshops details.
View our video about why you should attend.
Get all the details on high visibility opportunities
for your company in our Sponsor/Exhibitor FAQ.
Benefits for Vendors and Suppliers
This event is designed to deliver the following for our exhibitors and sponsors:
- Get intimate access to those who make purchasing decisions.
- Connect with a targeted audience of the facility professionals who seek the solutions you provide.
- Gain new business leads and opportunities, and connect with existing customers, in a friendly and focused environment.
- Make your company memorable by promoting your brand at this live face-to-face event.
Tabletop Exhibits – $600
Tabletops going fast! We have 40 tables available on a first come, first served basis, and sold out last year. Receipt of payment confirms your Tabletop reservation. View photos from our 2017 Trade Show.
Each Tabletop Booth includes event registration for up to three company representatives. Additional event tickets are available to vendors for $25 per person. To register additional company representatives, click on the following link and select
2018-TradeShowBooth – Additional Vendor Reps.
Each Tabletop Exhibitor receives:
- one 8 foot table in exhibit area adjacent to reception area
- registration for up to 3 company representatives
- 10 event tickets to give to clients and prospects
- listing on regional website – http://www.afe8.org
- acknowledgment on social media
We will mail 10 hard copy event tickets to you to distribute to your customers and prospects as a “Thank You” for their business or to generate new business. As an event partner, we ask that you help promote our event by listing your participation on your website, sending out an email to customers and helping with word of mouth.
Each ticket is valued at $10 each and entitles the bearer to attend the Trade Show and Reception with unlimited gourmet hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening and a cash bar. Door prizes, donated by show participants, will be awarded.
Sponsorships – $500
Gain high visibility for your company and products by showing your support of our Second Annual event.
Each Trade Show Sponsor receives:
- prominent listing on regional website – with logo and link to your company website
- listing on event promotional materials and emails
- signage at event
- verbal recognition at event
- admittance to Trade Show and Reception for one company representative
As an event partner, we ask that you help promote our event by listing your participation on your website, sending out an email to customers and helping with word of mouth.
|March 27-28-29||CPMM Class (Separate registration fee applies.)|
|March 27 & 28 – Review Class: 8 AM – 5 PM|
|8 hour review; covering all 13 Units of the Review Pack|
|March 29 – Tutorial & Open Book Exam: 8 AM – 1PM|
|1 Hour Tutorial 8-9 AM followed by 9 AM- 1 PM Exam|
|CPMM attendees are invited to participate in in Thursday’s luncheon on the Trade Show floor, and to tour exhibits and stay for the Networking Reception.|
|March 28 – 29||Safety Training Seminar:
OSHA 10 Hour Construction Course
|March 28 – 8:30 AM – 5 PM|
|March 29 – 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM|
|OSHA Safety Seminar attendees are invited to participate in Thursday’s luncheon on the Trade Show floor, and to tour exhibits and stay for the Networking Reception.|
|March 29||Trade Show and Workshops|
|8:00 AM||Trade Show & Workshops – Registration Opens|
|8:00 – 10:00 AM||Tabletop Vendors Set Up Exhibits|
|8:00 AM – 4:00 PM||OSHA Safety Seminar – Day 2 (half day) NEED START AND END TIMES|
|9:00 -10:15 AM||Workshop Track 1 & 2 – Session 1|
|10:15-10:30 AM||Coffee/Networking Break on the Trade Show Floor|
|10:15-11:45 AM||Workshop Track 1 & 2 – Session 2|
|11:45 AM – 1:15 PM||Networking Lunch on the Trade Show Floor|
|Enjoy lunch on Trade Show Floor. Visit with vendors and colleagues.|
|1:15-2:30PM||Workshop Track 1 & 2 – Session 3|
|2:30-2:45 PM||Coffee/Networking Break on the Trade Show Floor|
|2:45–4:00 PM||Workshop Track 1 & 2 – Session 4|
|4:00 – 6:00 PM||Trade Show & Networking Cocktail Reception|
|Enjoy unlimited gourmet hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening and a cash bar while visiting with vendors and exploring solutions to your facility challenges. Announcement and prizes round out the day!|
|5:40-6:00 PM||Announcements and Door Prizes|
|Learn about AFE and perhaps walk away with a door prize, courtesy of show vendors.|
Offered in conjunction with our Trade Show! Advance registration required; separate fees apply. The class will take place over three days, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 27, 28 and 29.
We have scheduled the spring CPMM Review Class in conjunction with the Trade Show and Workshops. Our CPMM Review Class concludes on Thursday afternoon, in time for registrants to attend the Regional Trade Show and Reception immediately following, at no additional cost. A separate registration is required for those who attend the Trade Show Workshops or OSHA Safety Seminar.
Please note that registration for this class is through our national association. View CPMM Review Class details and registration information.
For more details, please reach out to us using our contact form.
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