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WFBSC's Global Executive Summit to run alongside London Cleaning Show

* WFBSC-London.jpgAfter a three year hiatus due to the pandemic, the World Federation of Building Service Contractors tells us it’s excited to host its Global Executive Summit, 14th – 15th March 2023, in London, England, in conjunction with the London Cleaning Show.

Designed exclusively for CEOs, COOs, owners and senior leadership within contract cleaning and facilities services companies, GES 2023 will provide insights, training and networking, as well as access to leading vendors showcasing the latest technology at the London Cleaning Show.

"The 2023 event is designed to meet the unique needs of executive leaders in global BSC firms," says Doug Cooke, 2023 GES chair and chairman of UK-based Principle Cleaning Services. "The format, speaker selection and session types all deliberately allow for maximum impact and engagement amongst attendees."

GES 2023 features one day of sessions covering topics including Executive Leadership, Industry Transition, ESG/Sustainability, and Labour Challenges specific to the building service contracting industry. The format of the program will be a mix of lectures, case study exercises, panels and networking events featuring experts, academics, industry CEOs and customer perspectives.

Confirmed sessions include:

* Innovation, Culture and Environmental and Social Governance, presented by Professor Robert Holdway, FRSA, FIEMA
* Using Technology as an Enabler of Reaching ESG and Net-zero Goals, presented by Peter Ankerstjerne, MBA, COP, IFMA Fellow

GES 2023 will provide those in attendance with the opportunity of engaging in more one-on-one discussions, exchange of ideas and knowledge-share with their international counterparts.

WFBSC president and CEO and owner of Harvard Maintenance, Stan Doobin, CBSE, says: "The Board of Directors is excited to bring together this elite group of executives from across the world and from many of our member associations.

"The WFBSC Global Executive Summit is the conduit for impactful learning and intense discussions on issues and trends impacting the global facility services industry, and where we see the future of our industry heading."

Attendance for this event is limited to the first 75 qualified participants. To register, visit:


The WFBSC is made up of Associations throughout the world that represent the interests of building contractors; manufacturers and suppliers of products or services utilised in the building service contracting industry; companies engaged in allied industries such as pest control, disaster restoration, window cleaning and food service, and institutions or organisations engaged in research, education and training and other similar activities.

WFBSC's mission is to achieve universal recognition for the Building Service Contracting industry and to improve the awareness, knowledge and professional competence of its worldwide membership. The organisation is committed to providing its members with the highest quality networking and education available to drive business objectives for Building Service Contractors and affiliated professional organisations.


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