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IFMA's World Workplace 2014

The Facility Conference & Expo

Sept. 17-19, 2014 | New Orleans, LA, USA


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What's New

  • IFMA names John Perry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer
    Sept. 11, 2014
    IFMA has named John Perry, MBA as chief operating officer beginning the week of Sept. 15, 2014. “John’s proven track record of identifying and seizing opportunities in a rapidly changing environment made him stand out among the candidates we considered,” said IFMA president and CEO, Tony Keane. “As the facility management industry advances around the world, IFMA will continue to provide our members with the relevant professional support they expect, not only by adapting to change but also by driving progress from within. It’s that innovative spirit that John will bring to IFMA’s operations.”
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  • World Workplace offers cutting-edge facility management educational opportunities
    Sept. 09, 2014
    With a variety of subject matters geared toward diverse experience levels, IFMA is offering exceptional professional development opportunities as part of its World Workplace Conference and Expo, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Sept. 17-19, 2014. The impressive course matrix has something to offer FM professionals at any point in their careers, from the 100 Level intended for new and emerging FMs to the 300 Level for seasoned practitioners with five or more years of experience.
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  • IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo keynote speakers
    Sept. 08, 2014
    IFMA is pleased to introduce a strong lineup of keynote speakers at its flagship event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Sept. 17-19, 2014. World Workplace attendees have come to expect renowned keynote speakers, and this year will not disappoint. In addition to opening keynote speaker Peter Sheahan, founder and CEO of ChangeLabs™ and author of “Fl!P” and “Generation Y,” three speakers will offer closing keynotes in the style of the popular, bite-sized TED Talks.
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  • World Workplace Exposition features world-class facility solutions & is free to attend
    Sept. 08, 2014
    Facility management professionals are invited to attend a world-class products and services exposition as part of its World Workplace Conference and Expo to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Sept. 17-19, 2014. While the expo is available to the general public free of charge, tickets for the conference, which includes high-impact speakers and educational sessions covering a wide range of facility management topics, are available for purchase at www.worldworkplace.org.
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  • Study: Ten things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should include
    Aug. 14, 2014
    IFMA and RLE Technologies have released a report on facility management perspectives on emergency preparedness and business continuity in North America. The report, “High Stakes Business: People, Property and Services,” which draws on data gathered at multiple IFMA Emergency Planning and Business Continuity research forums and the IFMA 2014 Business Continuity Survey, makes a strong business case for the importance of practicing emergency preparedness/business continuity planning and provides a step-by-step guide to do so effectively.
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