2014-03-13 12:28:27 - Key leaders, industry experts & stakeholders discuss vital role of FM industry in environment protection
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2014 – Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management (FM) solutions in the GCC, has revealed its successful participation at this year’s edition of the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) Confex 2014, which was held last March 10-11, 2014 at The Address Hotel in Dubai Marina. The company was part of the thousands of leading companies from the Middle East and different parts of the world that joined in the discussion of sustainable growth and development issues and challenges in today’s FM industry. The event, which was held under the theme ‘Spotlight on the Region’s Constant Expansion’, gathered leading experts, key leaders, professionals, and industry stakeholders and is predicted to be one of the
highly successful conferences and networking events that MEFMA will be organizing this year. MEFMA has also held separate events in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Oman.
Jamal Abdulla Lootah, President of MEFMA and CEO of Imdaad, said: “The FM industry plays an important role in promoting sustainability and energy conservation among members of society. This puts the industry in an excellent position to influence other sectors to embrace sustainable technologies and practices such as the use of more efficient and cost-effective alternative sources of energy. MEFMA’s goal is to continuously promote this vital role by educating the public and pushing for relevant reforms and regulations across the Middle East. MEFMA also provides research studies as significant tools in strategically accomplishing our objectives.”
“Through MEFMA Confex 2014, Imdaad was able to share some of the major measures it has taken to support sustainability. One of these measures is using eco-friendly equipment in all its operations. The company’s expertise and insights are highly valuable in the industry’s efforts to contribute to the global movement of protecting and saving the environment,” Lootah added.
The two-day MEFMA Confex 2014 featured various activities and initiatives which included networking and fund raising events and holding of regional conferences and exhibitions. Industry reports were presented during conferences, seminars, and focus group discussions as well. Recruitment services, accredited training programs, and educational courses also took place in the conference.
Supported by the Dubai Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) and Dubai Real Estate Institute, MEFMA is a non-profit group that pushes for long-term sustainable development in the Middle East to make the region a model of excellence in the world.
Imdaad has gained a strong reputation in the region as a leading company that prioritizes sustainability in its operations. It acquires eco-friendly equipment and adopts and implements the latest FM technologies and practices. It also conducts recycling training for its clients, corporate partners, and staff. In addition, the company provides free recycling bins in projects related to waste management and collection services.