Event Round-Up: AFEC 2016
By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP
Denver, CO – The Advanced Facilities Engineering Conference 2016 took place last week (September 14 – 15, 2016) at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center that included 95 exhibitors and a little over 560 attendees.
AFEC is a trade show and conference designed for building and facility managers and engineers to advance their skills and knowledge in this ever-changing commercial development industry in Colorado. “Attendees were able to earn certificate accreditation, learn new technologies and solutions, network with top leaders in the industry, and shop the latest products and services,” commented Lynn Cramer, Event Manager for AFEC 2016.
Target markets featured at AFEC 2016 included:
- Office Buildings
- Schools and Universities
- Data Centers
Each day of the conference included a keynote address. Wednesday offered Paul C. Hutton from Cunningham Group Architecture, and his presentation “No Country for Old Buildings” while Thursday featured, Clayton O. Mitchell, Jr.from Kaiser Permanente, who spoke about “Effective Facility Management and Delegation.”
“We want to thank our generous exhibitors and sponsors of this year’s event including: Xcel Energy, IFMA Denver Chapter, BOAC (Building Operators Association of Colorado), AFE (Association for Facilities Engineering), Haynes Mechanical Solutions, Mobile-Shop, Rocky Mountain AEE, Alliance for Sustainable Colorado, Mile High CRE, and Colorado Real Estate Journal,” stated Lynn Cramer.
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