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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.

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  • IFMA’s free World Workplace Expo features collaborative atmosphere, innovative solutions for facility management professionals

    IFMA’s free World Workplace Expo features collaborative atmosphere, innovative solutions for facility management professionals

    Sept. 22, 2015
    IFMA invites one and all to attend the world-class World Workplace Expo free of charge. The expo, featuring cutting-edge products and services for the facility management industry, is open on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 8 from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. during IFMA’s annual World Workplace Conference and Expo held in Denver, Colorado, USA, Oct. 7-9, 2015. Exhibitors this year represent a wide variety of business sectors including alternative energy, architecture, building maintenance, disaster recovery, education, food services, furniture, health care, real estate, security, technology and more. World Workplace is a global event where vendors often unveil new products and services, making it a tremendous resource for facility management professionals in search of fresh concepts.
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  • One month until World Workplace; IFMA introduces keynote speakers

    One month until World Workplace; IFMA introduces keynote speakers

    Sept. 08, 2015
    IFMA is pleased to introduce the two inspirational speakers who are set to open and close its flagship annual event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo held in Denver, Colorado, USA, Oct. 7-9, 2015. Josh Linkner is delivering the opening keynote and Neil Pasricha will give the closing keynote.
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  • IFMA celebrates life, career of founder and first association president George Graves (1924-2015)

    IFMA celebrates life, career of founder and first association president George Graves (1924-2015)

    Aug. 29, 2015
    IFMA is saddened to mark the passing of its first president and one of its original founders, George Graves, IFMA Fellow. Graves was an integral part of the birth of IFMA and the advancement of the FM profession.
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  • World Workplace Conference and Expo is packed with educational opportunities for FM professionals

    World Workplace Conference and Expo is packed with educational opportunities for FM professionals

    Aug. 25, 2015
    IFMA is offering more than 100 educational sessions for facility management professionals attending the World Workplace Conference and Expo. As always, the World Workplace 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. These powerful opportunities for professional development will be available in Denver, Colorado, USA, Oct. 7-9, 2015. Registration is currently open at www.worldworkplace.org.
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  • Enticing early arrival programming set for week of World Workplace Conference and Expo

    Enticing early arrival programming set for week of World Workplace Conference and Expo

    Aug. 18, 2015
    IFMA is hosting several exciting programming opportunities in the days leading up to the official start of the World Workplace Conference and Expo, which will be held in Denver, Colorado, USA, Oct. 7-9, 2015. In addition to IFMA’s popular facility tours and “High Heels and Hard Hats” deeper dive session, early arrivals can take advantage of learning-intensive programs to achieve FM credentials and a special workshop on the workplace as fuel for innovation. There’s a great reason for anyone to arrive early in Denver.
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  • IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo offers something for everyone in FM

    IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo offers something for everyone in FM

    Aug. 12, 2015
    With IFMA celebrating 35 years of serving and advancing the FM industry, World Workplace promises to again deliver the exceptional value that has helped it grow into a premier global facility management event. With this year’s conference theme, “Collaborate to Innovate,” participants will discover value that will directly benefit their careers and the facilities they manage. The event fosters powerful collaboration between FM professionals of all backgrounds, which will equip them with innovations and best practices to implement in the facilities they manage.
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  • Aligning facility and business needs: July/August 2015 issue of IFMA's FMJ magazine

    Aligning facility and business needs: July/August 2015 issue of IFMA's FMJ magazine

    July 20, 2015
    IFMA is pleased to share the July/August 2015 edition of its official magazine, FMJ. Articles in the July/August 2015 issue of FMJ will help FM and workplace professionals align the needs of the facility and occupants with organizational objectives to ensure maximum adoption.
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  • IFMA's 2015-16 executive committee and board of directors

    IFMA's 2015-16 executive committee and board of directors

    July 01, 2015
    Today marks the beginning of the term as chair for Michael D. Feldman, FMP, CM. Feldman was elected by IFMA membership along with Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE as first vice chair and former board member William M. O'Neill, CFM as second vice chair. Members of the executive committee serve one-year terms beginning July 1. IFMA also welcomes two new board members, Diane Coles-Levine, MCR and Wayne Harvey, CFM, SFP, LEED AP. IFMA board members serve a two-year term beginning July 1.
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  • Staying ahead in the FM change game: May/June 2015 issue of IFMA's FMJ magazine

    Staying ahead in the FM change game: May/June 2015 issue of IFMA's FMJ magazine

    May 18, 2015
    IFMA is pleased to share the May/June 2015 edition of its official magazine, FMJ. Articles in this issue will allow the professionals who develop and manage productive workplaces to hone their FM agility by both staying sharp on fundamentals and anticipating emerging trends.
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  • IFMA’s second Virtual Career Fair set for June 9

    IFMA’s second Virtual Career Fair set for June 9

    May 04, 2015
    IFMA is hosting its second Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, from 12-3 p.m. CDT. Similar to last year’s successful launch, this online event will connect job seekers directly with employers that have open facility management (FM) career opportunities. Job seekers who attend IFMA’s Virtual Career Fair will be able to easily identify employers looking to hire FM talent. Attendance is free for job seekers and is open to both IFMA members and prospective members.
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