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What's New

  • IFMA’s FM credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations
    Feb. 03, 2015
    IFMA's facility management credential program has earned accreditation and seven commendations from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ANSI, which oversees thousands of standards and guidelines that directly impact businesses in a range of sectors, accredited IFMA for the Facility Management Professional (FMP®) and Sustainability Facility Professional® (SFP®) credentials. Both were described as “world-class, gold-standard models of learning and development.”
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  • Workplace Research: “Applying What Scientists Know about WHERE and HOW People Work Best”
    Jan. 27, 2015
    There’s good news for business owners, executives and facility management professionals facing tough decisions about which workplace designs will best meet their needs. IFMA's Workplace Evolutionaries (WE) has teamed up with the IFMA Foundation to produce a comprehensive research-based document to demystify modern workplace strategies with scientific data, analysis and research. “Applying What Scientists Know About WHERE and HOW People Work Best,” by Dr. Sally Augustin, PhD outlines hundreds of scientific workplace strategy guidelines, each supported with complete citations.
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  • Safety, risk management and sick building syndrome: New issue of IFMA's FMJ
    Jan. 22, 2015
    The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is pleased to announce the release of the January/February 2015 issue of its official magazine, FMJ. This issue addresses the theme "Safety First" and covers what facility managers need to know to ensure that their teams are ready to protect assets and face any risk.
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  • IFMA Foundation announces publication of academic papers on FM
    Jan. 08, 2015
    The IFMA Foundation has published papers presented at the World Workplace 2014 Conference and Expo Academic and Research Track via IJFM, an independent online academic journal. Topics addressed in 2014 include BIM/COBie, green building performance, tenant satisfaction, external service providers, food waste and more.
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  • Going green or just greenwashing? Announcing FMJ sustainability issue
    Nov. 12, 2014
    Sustainability has gained traction over the past decade, transitioning from a buzzword to a standard operational practice. But, how do you show you’re making the right business decisions when it comes to “going green?” The November/December issue of FMJ will help you move your facility from greenwashed to fully efficient and ensure that you have the reporting tools to secure continued sustainability investment.
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Upcoming Events

  • April 21

    April 21 - 23, 2015
    Orlando, FL

  • June 1

    June 1 - 3, 2015

    People. Performance. Partnership. Reflects what the FM world is about – talent management, service excellence, integration and cooperation.

  • Aug. 3

    Aug. 3 - 5, 2015

    Broadening your knowledge and skills through continuing education not only elevates your position as a qualified professional, but also ensures the competitiveness of your organization. Benefit from a full educational program presented by topic experts from around the world.

  • Sept. 9

    Sept. 9 - 10, 2015
    Washington, D.C.

    Make your voice heard on behalf of FM as a local and national representative! Plan to join agency, congressional and industry leaders this July to address issues of importance to facility management.

  • Oct. 7

    Oct. 7 - 9, 2015
    Denver, CO

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IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting more than 23,000 members in 85 countries. The association's members, represented in 130 chapters and 17 councils worldwide.

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