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  • IFMA Reaccredited as a Provider of IACET CEUs

    IFMA Reaccredited as a Provider of IACET CEUs

    Nov. 14, 2018
    IFMA has earned reaccreditation status from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The accreditation period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time. IFMA originally received accreditation as a provider of IACET CEUs in June 2008.
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  • IFMA’s World Workplace Delivers Value in Charlotte

    IFMA’s World Workplace Delivers Value in Charlotte

    Oct. 30, 2018
    FM professionals from nearly 60 countries attended the World Workplace Conference and Expo, the flagship event hosted by IFMA in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Attendance for the event, which ran Oct. 3-5, increased to 4,200 participants due to strong educational programming, informative and inspirational keynote speakers, and the highest expo floor sales in a decade.
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  • IFMA names 2018 Awards of Excellence winners at World Workplace Conference and Expo

    IFMA names 2018 Awards of Excellence winners at World Workplace Conference and Expo

    Oct. 05, 2018
    IFMA has announced the winners of the 2018 Awards of Excellence at its World Workplace Conference and Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The annual awards honor the stand-out achievements of IFMA members, chapters, councils and communities. Winners were recognized in 16 categories, with judging panels comprised of industry experts scoring nominees individually across a variety of category-specific criteria.
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  • Report shows significant value for organizations and employers who employ IFMA credential holders

    Report shows significant value for organizations and employers who employ IFMA credential holders

    Oct. 04, 2018
    IFMA has released its second report on the return on investment (ROI) of its professional development program. The first report found a striking 15:1 ROI for individual FM professionals in terms of salary and career advancement. This report continues the story, quantifying the value organizations and employers achieve from employing IFMA credential holders. Among the key findings: - 70 percent of organizations rate IFMA credentialed employees as having statistically significantly higher performance. - 12 percent increase in employee performance for each US$2,000 spent on IFMA credentials. - The average IFMA credential results in more than a 40 percent increase in employee performance.
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  • IFMA honors four new fellows, chair’s citation recipient at World Workplace

    IFMA honors four new fellows, chair’s citation recipient at World Workplace

    Oct. 03, 2018
    IFMA has named four FM professionals as IFMA Fellows and honored one with a Chair’s Citation. The 2018 Class of IFMA Fellows includes Stephen Ballesty, Jeffrey Budimulia, Paul Doherty and Joachim Hohmann. Maureen Ehrenberg received the sole chair’s citation.
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IFMA is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in 104 countries. This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (133 chapters), industry (15 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services.

Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies professionals in facility management, conducts research, provides educational programs, content and resources, and produces World Workplace, the world’s largest series of facility management conferences and expositions. To join and follow IFMA’s social media outlets online, visit the association’s LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr pages.