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H&J Martin supports BIFM Ireland FM Summit

15 Aug 2017

H&J Martin Asset Management Services is delighted to be one of the supporting sponsors at the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Ireland FM Summit which will return to Belfast on 17th November 2017, when facilities management professionals gather at the newly refurbished National Football Stadium at Windsor Park.

Now in its 21st year The BIFM Ireland FM Summit has become one of the highlights in the calendars of FM professionals and those working on the periphery of the FM industry from across Ireland and beyond.

Featuring both local and international speakers and exhibitors the summit will bring together facilities management professionals and industry experts to give unique insights into the new and best practices of facilities management, ensuring the efficient and profitable running of businesses. This year’s theme, ‘The Internet of Things’, will examine facilities management as it embraces new digital communications technologies.

The Internet of Things examines how devices can be used beyond the traditional computing norms to provide intelligence everywhere around us. Automation can allow us to adjust thermostats, open doors, monitor health, and simplify tasks such as to do lists at the touch of a button or even the flick of a wrist. Removing simple chores from our everyday life enables us to maintain better focus at work or gives us more time relax with family and friends.

“We are delighted to be bringing our FM Summit back to Belfast for 2017 to such an iconic venue. The Internet of Things will most certainly be the driving force of change and possibilities for the FM and services industry in the coming years. FM as an industry continues to grow rapidly throughout the UK and Ireland and the profession has come a long way locally thanks to BIFM and our Ireland region, which has in excess of 400 members.”
Keith Halliday, BIFM Ireland Region committee member

Aramark returns as the chief sponsor this year, with Compass and Sodexo on board as the other supporting sponsors.

As well as looking to the future, this year’s summit also looks to sport for its next inspiration. Held at the iconic National Stadium, the event will be hosted by renowned sports journalist and presenter Denise Watson. A special question and answer session will also be held at the event with football legend and all-time lead goal scorer for Northern Ireland, David Healy MBE.

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(L-R) Joe Trewellard (Sodexo), Kieron Millar (H&J Martin Asset Management Services), Keith Halliday (BIFM), Ray Taylor (Aramark) and Colin Prentice (Compass) pictured at the BIFM Ireland FM Summit launch
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