MEFMA Annual Conference 2013 kicks off

WAM DUBAI: The MEFMA Annual Conference 2013 was inaugurated today by deputy director of the Dubai Land Department, Juma Bin Humaidan, at at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.

Organized by the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), the dedicated platform for the industry, by the industry, serving the Middle East FM community, the MEFMA Annual Conference 2013, which runs to February 11, will be attended by MEFMA members as well as key government officials, international experts and decision makers in the facilities management industry to discuss emerging challenges and opportunities in the regional and global FM industry.

The second edition of the MEFMA Annual Conference, which is organised under the theme ‘Engaging the Region’s Built Environment’ and serves as one of the key initiatives of MEFMA in 2013, will feature regional and international key professionals presenting on a range of FM related subjects from sustainability issues to cost reduction without quality reduction.

MEFMA will also conduct an exclusive presentation of the findings of its latest “Facility and Equipment Reference and Estimated Service Life Research Report” during the Annual Conference.

Juma Bin Humaidan said, “There have been a solid foundation of professional real estate practices at the local and regional level, and this will certainly be an opportunity for real estate associations and professionals in the region to understand the Dubai real estate market.” Bin Humaidan added, “The MEFMA Annual Conference enjoys international attention and serves to consolidate the significant gains that the FM industry has achieved by providing a dedicated networking platform for key industry stakeholders. I believe that the efforts of MEFMA strongly complement the government’s own programs to achieve sustainable growth and development and we are therefore keen to support this key initiative which is considered a milestone in developing the regional FM industry.” Supported by Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), the regulatory arm of Land Department, as a non-profit association, MEFMA provides a dedicated platform for FM professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations. MEFMA works with industry professionals to implement long-term sustainable development strategies, and deliver best-in-class customer service and asset protection to ensure better Return on Investment (ROI).


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