Are you a corporate facility manager looking for knowledge and ideas to help boost your new construction and renovations products? In 2007, the new Buildings Show West will be co-located with NeoCon Xpress at the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 22 & 23, 2007. Buildings and ARCHI-TECH magazines will sponsor this exhibition of commercial building products and services, along with leading-edge educational programs. Join your peers as facility managers, building owners, interior designers, architects, developers, and other professionals from the commercial buildings design and management communities come together to view the latest in facilities management, construction, and technology products and services.
What is Xciting about NeoCon Xpress? Everything - from new dates to a new focus, as well as a new location in the heart of downtown Los Angeles' multi-billion-dollar redevelopment district. In fact, NeoCon Xpress will set the stage for the West Coast preview of the newest commercial interiors products fresh from NeoCon World's Trade Fair. NeoCon Xpress is an Xtraordinary event created for today's progressive design professional. At last, the stylish and sophisticated A&D and FM communities of Los Angeles have an Xclusive event designed to unite people, products, and ideas for 2 stimulating days. Join your industry colleagues on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Keynotes and featured presentations include:
- World-renowned designer Angela Adams, owner of Angela Adams Inc., "Bringing Comfort to Contact," Wednesday, Aug. 22, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
- Cameron Sinclair, cofounder of Architecture for Humanity and the Open Architecture Network, "We Don't Ship: How Community Design Delivers More Than Architecture," Thursday, Aug. 23, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
- Jack Kyser, senior vice president and chief economist at Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp., "Reinventing Los Angeles - Downtown and Elsewhere," Wednesday, Aug. 22, 9 a.m. breakfast, 9:30 a.m. presentation.
- Debra K. Ertel-Hernandez, senior facilities operations administrator at Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc., "Making the Business Case for Sustainability at Toyota," Wednesday, Aug. 22, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thirty-two (32) seminars - including Workplace Strategies/Lean Officing, Beyond Recycled content, Evolution of Green Building Insurance and Risk Management Programs, Lessons Learned from LEED's Early Adopters, The Cultural and Physical Environments as Drivers of Workplace Design, An Examination of Facility Factors that Affect Profitability, Impact of Buildings and Global Warning, Incorporating Lighting Design Into Your Project, Introducing the New ADA Accessibility Guidelines, and more - offer something for everyone.
In addition to the seminars and featured presentations, attendees will gain a fresh and distinct experience from the more than 150 leading manufacturers in the contract furnishings industry that will be showcasing a comprehensive range of products for commercial interior environments. A broad array of market segments will be represented in the product offerings, including corporate, hospitality, healthcare, education, government building products, technology solutions, and eco-friendly/sustainable.
For more information on NeoCon Xpress, including registration details, visit (www.merchandisemart.com ).