Education for the mission critical community


The only national event dedicated to designing, operating and staffing mission critical buildings for optimal efficiency and reliability. Discover leading trends and best practices in the design, construction, engineering and management of data centers, hospitals, universities, labs, pharmaceuticals, financials, telecoms and all mission critical facilities.



Who Should Attend

The 6th annual Critical Facilities Summit brings the best of the mission critical community together for 2½ days of unbeatable networking, education and product discovery. The Summit is designed for senior- level professionals responsible for the design, construction, management and operations of all mission critical facilities.

  • Data Centers
  • Labs
  • Hospitals
  • Financials
  • Telecoms
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Utilities

Typical Job Titles
  • VP Data Center Operations
  • Facility Manager
  • Director of Data Center Facilities
  • Enterprise Facilities Manager
  • Critical Environments Manager
  • Director of Engineering
  • IT Manager
  • Property/Asset Manager
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Data Center Manager
  • Design Engineer
  • Architect
  • Construction Contractor
  • Consultant
  • Energy Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Security Manager



Critical Facilities Summit 2018 takes place at the Music City Center, located in the vibrant downtown and near some of the city's top restaurants and attractions.


How Do I Register?

What does the $599 Conference Pass include?

What does the free Expo Ticket include?

Can I make changes to my existing registration?

Will I receive confirmation of my registration?

How do I book a hotel for Critical Facilities Summit?

What is the suggested attire at Critical Facilities Summit?

How can I stay up to date about Critical Facilities Summit before and during the event?


Press Registration

We invite qualified members of the press to attend Critical Facilities Summit and write articles about this event.

Qualified members of the press who wish to attend CFS on behalf of their publication may register for press credentials. Registered press will receive a complimentary full event pass, which includes free admission to the expo hall, to all educational sessions, opening general session, networking party, and workshops.

All press registrations will be reviewed. You will be notified shortly after registering whether your press credentials are approved. Please contact Bernice Alcantar for your press registration.

Non-editorial media representatives should register online through the standard registration process.


Contact Us

Registration and Housing


Exhibit Sales & Sponsorship

Laurie Vega
414-228-7701 Ext. 482

Jodi Denton
414-228-7701 Ext. 449

Lucy Kaufmann
414-228-7701 Ext 477

Debbie Hanamann
414-228-7701 Ext 305

Director of Live Events