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Why sponsor?

As the marquee annual event for workplace and facilities management, we offer sponsors excellent brand exposure, direct engagement with your audience, the chance to position your organisation as a forward-thinking market leader, and an inspirational opportunity to keep your finger on the pulse of the sector.

Watch the video below for a flavour of 2019's IWFM Conference:



Exhibiting ideal for organisations that would like the opportunity to showcase their products and services to a large workplace and facilities management audience through both networking and our internal platforms. This will put you directly in the path of the right people and connections that can help raise your business profile within this industry.

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Our sponsors
Insight sponsor


EMCOR UK are the leading authority in high-performance, sustainable facilities, asset and workplace management in the UK. We bring together the best experts, processes and technologies, to create enduring high-value facilities management solutions that not only enables businesses to work better but also offers a better place for their staff to work. With over 4,000 employees UK-wide, we have a track record of success in some of the most complex and regulated workplaces in the UK – delivering services to industry sectors including life sciences, defence, nuclear, hi-tech manufacturing and central government.

Technology sponsor


Planon’s innovative facility and property management software optimises the performance of your workplace by simplifying business processes and reducing costs. Recognised as a global market leader, our CAFM and IWMS solutions include maintenance, space planning, lease accounting and property management, services management and sustainability. With over 35 years of experience, Planon has implemented its comprehensive solutions for over 2,500 clients, supported by offices around the world.

“Planon is pleased to once again be technology sponsor at IWFM’s flagship conference. Bringing together leading insights and ideas from inside and outside the profession, the event tackles the sector’s greatest opportunities and challenges, equipping attendees with the tools and inspiration to seize FM’s workplace opportunity.


Our exhibitors


Canon Business Services (CBS), the outsourcing division of the global printer and scanner manufacturer, offer solutions for enhancing mailroom operations enabling transition to a digital mailroom. We call it Document Process Outsourcing (DPO), which is a key component of any organisations Digital Transformation strategy, and we have the expertise to help you along this journey.

We provide the people, processes and Canon technology to scan, digitise and enhance inbound documents, whether paper, email, or FTP, to process and distribute documents securely to the intended recipient or business system. Canon can also provide these services offsite at any of our shared service centres.

The Canon Intelligent software and high-speed scanning solutions process thousands of paper-based documents such as invoices and forms for our clients every day. Using your organisations business rules, we can provide an automated document approval solution for any kind of business document.

Our Document Processing services consist of five components:

  • Scanning and Data Extraction
  • Classification and Indexing
  • Data Validation
  • Workflow and Archiving
  • Exceptions Management

Canon Business Services is expert in delivering digital mailroom and document processing solutions supporting digital transformation initiatives within the Facilities Management Sector, enabling IWFM providers to focus on core service delivery to their clients.

Cognito iQ

CognitoiQ is a cloud-based platform that enables service organisations to plan, execute and monitor field performance.

Our industry specific mobile workflow is fully configurable and based on 25 years experience of working with service organisations. It seamlessly guides field workers through their activities and creates an electronic timesheet.  The data collected is presented within the CognitoiQ management portal, in easy to use dashboard format.

These innovative dashboards are available as a stand-alone module and enable real time monitoring of the organisation at every level:


By having access to past and current data, organisations can identify areas for improvement and view the impact of changes they make, in real terms.

Our cross platform solution is available on any device and has a standard (API) connection. This ensures ease of integration and compatibility with existing back office and scheduling systems.

To find out more visit their website, LinkedIn, or Twitter

Focus FM

Focus FM is a leading independent engineering consultancy that specialises in providing building services engineering and sustainability solutions within the built environment. Our in-house teams of dedicated, highly skilled and experienced consultants have a wealth of knowledge gained working in all types of buildings across commercial, residential and educational sectors. We utilise our unrivalled expertise and innovative systems to support property professionals nationwide with day-to-day engineering services maintenance, while also managing all aspects of plant replacement and refurbishment works.

Focus FM covers all aspects of building services in new and existing buildings: technical services; vertical

transportation; project works; energy and sustainability; operation & maintenance (O&M) manual and document management using our bespoke Site Info service.

Our comprehensive range of services is designed to deliver effective and practical mechanical, electrical, public health and environmental engineering solutions to both the private and public sectors. Our technical advice and support, backed up by our many years of industry experience, empowers our clients to ensure as far as possible that their building services will perform safely, efficiently and within budget.

To find out more visit their website, or LinkedIn


Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2019, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,013 billion yen (approx. 18.1 billion USD).