The International Facility Management Association's World Workplace 2012 Conference & Expo is coming to San Antonio's Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2012. The conference is a global, multidisciplined discussion on workplace trends, challenges and best practices that will highlight the new products and services impacting the workplace throughout 2013 and beyond.

The conference offers more than 60 educational sessions on topics such as project management, strategic leadership, sustainability practices and employee development. It will also feature presentations by former Chief Evangelist of Apple and co-founder of, Guy Kawasaki, and FBI consultant Frank Abagnale, author of "Catch Me If You Can."

World Workplace exhibiting companies represent industries and business sectors including alternative energy, architecture, building maintenance, disaster recovery, education, food services, furniture, health care, real estate, security, technology and more. The World Workplace expo will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, and from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. Access to this year's expo is free for all who wish to attend. Educational sessions begin Wednesday afternoon. Registration is available in advance or attendees can register on-site at the conference.

"We are seeing signs that businesses are expanding investment in both their buildings and the people running them" said IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane, CAE. "By providing access to industry-leading professional development opportunities like World Workplace, companies can ensure there are protecting the investment they have made in their buildings, personnel and operating systems. The great turnout of attendees and vendors once again demonstrates that World Workplace continues to be the leading conference for professional facility managers and the facility management market, which IFMA, as the world's largest association for facility managers, is indeed pleased to host."

With more than 250 exhibitors and 6,000 attendees, World Workplace is the largest conference for the facility management profession.

"Every year World Workplace has provided Corporate Care the opportunity to share insights and experiences with our customers, friends and associates all in one place," said Carol Tremayne, director of sales support with Corporate Care. "It is a synergy that can't be found in any other venue. We always look forward to seeing IFMA, and are particularly excited to be just down the road this year at World Workplace in San Antonio."