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  • IFMA launches portal for FM professionals to forge a shared path forward with the Internet of Things

    IFMA launches portal for FM professionals to forge a shared path forward with the Internet of Things

    Jan. 05, 2017
    IFMA has launched a collaborative portal where FM professionals can go to pool knowledge and best practices and engage with other interested individuals and organizations relating to the Internet of Things (IoT). IFMA has created a dedicated IoT task force to ascertain the best way for FM professionals to utilize the vast potential of billions of interconnected physical objects (things), each gathering data to understand and interact with the built and natural environments.
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  • IFMA statement on President Obama signing into law the Federal Asset Sale and Transfer Act and the Federal Property Management Reform Act

    IFMA statement on President Obama signing into law the Federal Asset Sale and Transfer Act and the Federal Property Management Reform Act

    Dec. 20, 2016
    IFMA has released the following statement praising the bipartisan effort in the United States Congress to send two critical pieces of legislation to President Obama who signed them into law. The bills — H.R. 4465, the Federal Asset Sale and Transfer Act and H.R. 6451, the Federal Property Management Reform Act — were both top advocacy priorities for IFMA’s government affairs program and subjects of support at IFMA’s Advocacy Day and Public Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., for several years running.
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  • IFMA, RICS launch one-stop FM online training platform

    IFMA, RICS launch one-stop FM online training platform

    Dec. 12, 2016
    IFMA, in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), has launched an exciting new platform that jointly hosts all IFMA and RICS facility management (FM) training materials on a single, easy-to-use website. The site, www.fm.training, offers convenient access to a robust catalogue of FM continuing education resources.
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  • New issue of FMJ magazine: Strategic Planning

    New issue of FMJ magazine: Strategic Planning

    Nov. 18, 2016
    The November/December 2016 issue of FMJ, IFMA's official magazine, examines the theme of srategic planning as an essential component of effective facility management.
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  • IFMA releases Year in Review: FY 2016 Annual Report

    IFMA releases Year in Review: FY 2016 Annual Report

    Nov. 09, 2016
    IFMA has released its Year in Review: FY 2016 Annual Report, which outlines the organization’s continued initiatives and association-wide achievements from the 2015-16 fiscal year, as well as strategic projections for the future.
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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.

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