Industry to gather for CMS World Summit 2019

CMS World Summit 2019 to focus on challenges, opportunities and risks facing industry.

The focus of the CMS World Summit 2019 will be on the challenges, opportunities and risks facing the global cleaning industry.

Taking as its main theme ’Inject Innovation’, the two-day conference on 25 and 26 September will gather the cleaning industry’s decision-makers and creative thinkers from all over the world in Berlin.

The conference is sponsored by Europe’s leading industry associations: the European Cleaning and Facility Services Industry (EFCI), the European Engineering Industries Association (EUnited) and the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products (A.I.S.E.).

This high-level exchange of information will address the challenges, opportunities and risks involved with digitalisation and sustainability in the cleaning industry and will consider the dominant themes, such as the circular economy and artificial intelligence.

The CMS World Summit 2019 forms part of the International Cleaning Trade Fair CMS Berlin 2019 – Cleaning.Management.Services. (24 – 27 Sept.) and will take place in Hall 6.3 on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.

Heike Hemmer, project director of CMS at Messe Berlin: “Sustainability and digitalisation are ever-present in the cleaning industry as major trend-setting factors. AI is the topic on everyone’s lips. With the CMS World Summit 2019 Messe Berlin is providing the international cleaning community with a crash course for the future. The format offers a wealth of opportunities for an individual exchange of information. The programme of papers and discussions ensures a transfer of knowledge at the highest level.”

The aspects covered on 25 September under the main heading of ‘Cleanliness and Hygiene in a Sustainable World’ are ‘Challenges AI: Opportunities and Risks’, ‘Circular Economy – Strategies in the Cleaning Industry’, ‘Work 4.0 – Setting the Course for the Future of Employee Development’ and ‘Power Pricing / Price Management’.

The day will conclude with a panel discussion on the subject of ‘Fair Award Criteria of Cleanliness and Hygiene in the General Contracting Practice – How to Do It?’

The main theme on 26 September, ‘Future Technologies and Business Possibilities’ examines a number of issues including ‘Managing Disruptions and Challenges in the Digital Transformation’ Future technologies and business opportunities for the cleaning industry will be outlined firstly from the viewpoint of Microsoft, with a focus on the IoT and digitalisation, and then from the aspect of AI strategy by appliedAI.

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