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  • Gold Sponsor - Low-Slope Solutions
  • Grand Prize Sponsor - Lennox
SUPPLIER FOCUS

SUPPLIER FOCUS

Designed for suppliers, these sessions provide insights to increase market penetration in the facility management channel, grow business and understanding of today's consumers.

SUPPLIER FOCUS

SUSTAINABILITY

Programs focusing on environmentally conscious issues including compliance, design and energy efficiency.

SECURITY

SECURITY & SAFETY

Explore the fine line between risk assessment and understanding the FM's role in the overall security of their facilities.

TECHNICAL

TECHNICAL

Technology is now intertwined into all aspects of facility management. Here we evaluate technological trends and changes impacting industry trades, including maintenance and operations functions.

GAME CHANGERS

GAME CHANGERS

Get a compelling look into the minds of today’s most influential leaders in business, innovation and disruptive creativity.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

For success, training in innovative business practices, best practices and quality management are a must.

FORUMS

FORUMS

Engaging, facilitated conversations that explore topics that matter. Conversations are tailored to follow specific member segments or current questions.

Tuesday, April 18, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: BUS: Parking Garage Lower Level Front Entrance
PIck Up Location: Gaylord Texan Convention Center Front Entrance (PARKING GARAGE Lower Level)   Pre-registration required, as part of the registration process you will be prompted to select this as additional event . Limited to 50 attendees (25 retailers / 25 suppliers) Cost $100 per person. Dallas, Texas is known for hot summers,... ...read more...
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Facilitator
Scott Woodrow
Director of Engineering
AT&T Stadium Center
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  • Pre-Registration Required

Tuesday, April 18, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: Level 3, Texas 2
Pre-registration required, as part of the registration process you will be prompted to select this as additional event . Limited to 50 (25 retailers / 25 suppliers) Cost $0 In 2016, there were numerous active shooter events in the U.S. and across the world that unfortunately cost the lives of... ...read more...
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Presenter
G. Dave Wilson
Master Police Officer
Dallas Police Department
Moderator
Vikki Jane
Senior Manager of Store Facilities
PVH
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  • Pre-Registration Required

Tuesday, April 18, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Level 3, Texas 3
Retailers often feel limited with their ability to execute an effective sustainability programs because of restrictions imposed by the landlord of their leased stores. In this pre-conference session, retailers will be able to voice their concerns as well as brainstorm with their peers about how retailers, as tenants, can best work together with their... ...read more...
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  • Retailer Only

Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Room: Level 3, Texas Ballroom D
Brought to you by the Supplier Relations Committee  The PRSM Supplier Relations Committee has spent months continuing its efforts to bring you the information that you said was top of mind and critical in your day-to-day world. The roundtable session will discuss the current supplier challenges in the Facilities Maintenance... ...read more...
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Presenter
Brian Foster
Senior Vice President
The Paint Folks
Facilitator
Charisse Rubio (Luckey) RFMP
President
Blue Action Consulting, LLC
Presenter
Chris Murphy
Business Development Director
Harrison Contracting Co., Inc.
Facilitator
Chris Slocum
Founder, Chief Customer Officer
Cornell Storefront Systems, Inc.
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  • Supplier Only

Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Room: Level 3, Texas Ballroom C
When is the last time you went to a networking event and had fun?  Well now is your chance!  In this fun, hands-on session, you'll meet and interact with retailer colleagues, learn fun tidbit’s about them, have an opportunity to work together as a team and walk away with... ...read more...
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Facilitator
Bryan Weatherford
Marketing Executive
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Pam Weatherford
Trainer
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  • Retailer Only

Wednesday, April 19, 8:45 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: Level 3, Texas Ballroom A & B
As co-host of the wildly popular “Fast N’ Loud” on the Discovery Channel, motor mastermind Richard Rawlings searches the far flung corners of Texas and surrounding states for forgotten and derelict classic cars to buy and restore at his famous Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas, Texas. A native of... ...read more...
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Facilitator
Bill Yanek
Chief Executive Officer
PRSM Association
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    Wednesday, April 19, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    • Room: Level 3, Texas Ballroom D
    How many reps on your team are still just functioning as “order takers” to your customers instead of selling as trusted advisors? Successful selling in today’s competitive markets is no... ...read more...
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    • Supplier Only
    • Room: Level 3, San Antonio 1
    Advances in building information modeling (BIM) technology is transforming design, construction and facility management processes of retail facilities.  There are several benefits of using this technology, and equally as many... ...read more...
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      • Room: Level 3, Texas Ballroom C
      Artist Phil Hansen coined the term “embrace the shake” in his personal story of transformation. After developing a career-ending tremor in his drawing hand, Phil “embraced his shake” both physically... ...read more...
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        • Room: Level 3, Texas 6
        Now, more than ever, have we seen environmental compliance tidal waves hitting the retail shore. Continuing enforcement and new rules will impact retail store operations, facilities maintenance and supplier services.... ...read more...
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          • Room: Level 3, Texas 5
          Energy use is the single largest operating expense in commercial buildings and a significant portion of this energy is wasted through inefficient operations and systems.  This panel will feature an... ...read more...
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            • Room: Level 3, Texas 1
            Have you been thinking about launching a pilot handyman maintenance program? This case study features a retailer who took a proactive approach to reduce reactive maintenance spend. By attending this... ...read more...
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              • Room: Level 3, Texas 3
              This is not your typical store walk-thru; a facility risk inspection will look at your facility from a different angle. Specifically, when it comes to identifying real danger as security... ...read more...
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                Wednesday, April 19, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                • Room: Level 3, Texas 6
                How are you holding your profit margins in today’s hypercompetitive selling environment? Learn the seven key initiatives you and your team can implement to still win business without having the lowest price. By attending this session you will: Hear ideas you can take back to share (and implement) with your teams. Learn how... ...read more...
                Speaker(s)
                Moderator
                Daniel Cohen
                Manager, National Accounts
                Aetna Corp.
                Presenter
                Jim Pancero
                Hall of Fame Speaker & Thought Leader
                Jim Pancero, Inc.
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                • Supplier Only

                Thursday, April 20, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                • Room: Level 3, Texas Ballroom C
                Managing a team made up of diverse perspectives, values and cultures is the norm today. Adopting a global mindset is the first step necessary to become savvy at successfully building a... ...read more...
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                  • Room: Level 3, Texas 5
                  Disasters and crises can strike anytime without warning; as an FM professional, you have to be ready to act within minutes of notice.This interactive session will look at four different... ...read more...
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                    • Room: Level 3, Texas 1
                    Efficient management of commercial rooftop unit (RTU) air conditioning systems is challenging. RTUs are often managed with just enough effort to keep them running with very little concern about efficiency.... ...read more...
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                      • Room: Level 3, Texas 6
                      The future is here! Tiny particles called nanometers are improving building materials and shaking up the world of construction. This enabling technology will revolutionize and evolve building and design for... ...read more...
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                        • Room: Level 3, Texas Ballroom D
                        To get better answers from your customer or prospect, you need to ask better questions. Learn which questions to ask to uncover the real needs of the customer. Better questioning... ...read more...
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                        • Supplier Only
                        • Room: Level 3, Texas 3
                        So, you have been asked to remodel and refresh several stores in your fleet this coming year. Do you have an effective project plan in place? The planning phase of... ...read more...
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                            The Retailer2Retailer Forum will connect you with peers in a relaxed setting that encourages direct and solution-driven discussion relative to your job. This personalized experience will help you build your... ...read more...
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                            • Retailer Only

                            Thursday, April 20, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

                              Recent amendments to the Montreal Protocol and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, some of which became effective January 1, 2017, impact the use HFC refrigerants These new rulings will... ...read more...
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                                  Is your company tasking you to be creative and innovative without providing the time to do it? You are not alone. Exertion has replaced thought. Innovation and creativity wither before... ...read more...
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                                      Learn how to use personality styles to increase sales. When you understand how your clients and prospects prefer to communicate, what they value and how they make decisions, you’ll improve... ...read more...
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                                      • Supplier Only
                                        The Retailer2Retailer Forum will connect you with peers in a relaxed setting that encourages direct and solution-driven discussion relative to your job. This personalized experience will help you build your... ...read more...
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                                        • Retailer Only
                                          In the last year, we have a seen a trend in eco-friendly retailer temporary pop-up shops made from cargo shipping containers and recycled material. During this session, we will review... ...read more...
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                                              Architects are designing secured buildings throughout the commercial sector, including financial institutions, luxury stores and other facilities that require a higher standard of safety and security. These infrastructures are being... ...read more...
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                                                  Maximize the value of your PRSM membership by utilizing all the tools and benchmarking data available from the Association. Members of the Benchmarking Committee and Tools Taskforce will explain how... ...read more...
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                                                    Thursday, April 20, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                      A growing number of retailers are adopting renewable energy such as solar, wind, geothermal and bio gas as part of their sustainability initiatives. This session explores trends in the retail... ...read more...
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                                                          There are several applications in the market that are made with Facilities Management professionals in mind. Come join us to explore how some of these apps are being used by... ...read more...
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                                                              Passion is a catalyst in sales presentations — learn how to harness that igniter. Learning to convey your message with conviction, belief and enthusiasm is critical in standing out from... ...read more...
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                                                              • Supplier Only
                                                                In the last few years, retailer organizations have hired specialized facilities management professionals instead of FM generalists. As we see this trend continue, the question is: “How will this affect... ...read more...
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                                                                    The Retailer2Retailer Forum will connect you with peers in a relaxed setting that encourages direct and solution-driven discussion relative to your job. This personalized experience will help you build your... ...read more...
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                                                                    • Retailer Only
                                                                      Every facility manager should have safety as their number one priority when it comes to protecting the brand and its constituents. Conducting regular life safety audits can minimize potential risks... ...read more...
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                                                                          Everyone in the workplace is working in times of intense change. This presentation will focus on how you can harness your inner abilities to lead change in a positive and... ...read more...
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