March 17, 2010 - Accruent today announced its plan for sponsorship and participation in APPA’s international and regional events in 2010. Accruent will participate in this year’s national APPA 2010 Conference and Exposition in Boston in July, as well as conferences taking place later this year organized by Eastern Region APPA (ERAPPA), Pacific Coast APPA (PCAPPA), Midwest APPA (MAPPA) and Central Region APPA (CAPPA). The APPA organization provides a forum for executives engaged in the field of educational facilities management, and is dedicated to the ongoing evolution of its professionals into influential leaders in education.
“APPA conferences provide an opportunity to network and exchange ideas around the compelling issues facing our customers,” said Mark Friedman, Accruent’s founder and chief executive officer. “APPA has identified economy, energy, safety and security, succession planning and sustainability as themes for APPA 2010, and Accruent is proud to support these events and participate in the discussion. We will have a booth at each event and offer presentations on topics related to the themes APPA has articulated.”
Accruent‘s solution for higher education, FAMIS Enterprise Facility Management, incorporates the best practices of more than 100 higher education institutions. The solution creates an environment where all stakeholders and users - staff, administrators, students, suppliers and contractors – work toward shared operational and strategic objectives. FAMIS helps provide the clarity and control required to maintain high standards and support enrollment and funding changes while driving operating cost reductions. Through its ongoing commitment to APPA, Accruent maintains close ties to the higher education community and gains insight into the strategic issues shaping the agenda of facilities executives.
Founded in 1995, Accruent is leading the industry with Enterprise Location Management solutions designed to fully leverage real estate and facilities as a performance advantage. Accruent’s FAMIS solutions for higher education institutions have been implemented by many of the largest public and private universities in North America to optimize space management, manage maintenance activities and enable indirect cost recovery. Higher education is one of Accruent’s largest markets and is core to the company’s business strategy. Accruent is a recognized leader in real estate and facilities management software with over 400 customers including more than 100 top universities and colleges, 20 percent of the Fortune 500, 40 percent of the Top 100 Retailers and public sector entities. Another Accruent customer goes live every 10 days. For more information, visit www.accruent.com