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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 community mourns loss of dedicated member and devoted teacher Kit Tuveson (1944-2015)

    IFMA community mourns loss of dedicated member and devoted teacher Kit Tuveson (1944-2015)

    April 14, 2015
    It is with great sadness that the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) marks the loss of long-time member Kit Tuveson, IFMA Fellow, CFM, SFP. He was a thought leader, a guide, a mentor and a friend and truly viewed IFMA as a part of his family.
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  • IFMA celebrates Earth Day with savings on Sustainability Facility Professional credential

    IFMA celebrates Earth Day with savings on Sustainability Facility Professional credential

    April 14, 2015
    In recognition of Earth Day 2015 and its ongoing dedication to sustainabilityIFMA is offering a limited-time savings of US$100 for facility management professionals who wish to earn their Sustainability Facility Professional® (SFP®) credential. The discount is available on new SFP orders placed before May 15, 2015 via this website: http://ifma.org/earthsfp15.
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  • Optimizing employee performance with workplace design: FMJ March/April issue

    Optimizing employee performance with workplace design: FMJ March/April issue

    March 31, 2015
    The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is pleased to share the March/April 2015 issue of its official magazine, FMJ. Articles in this issue focus on the theme of workplace design and how facility managers can foster the change needed to support happy, efficient workforces. The interactive online magazine is a free benefit of IFMA membership, and print copies are also available to member and non-member subscribers.
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  • IFMA’s FM credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations

    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”

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • IFMA names Aaron Clark as vice president of corporate services

    IFMA names Aaron Clark as vice president of corporate services

    Oct. 29, 2014
    IFMA has named Aaron Clark as vice president of corporate services. Clark is based in Houston, Texas, USA and assumed his new role on Oct. 27, 2014.
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  • Responding to Ebola contamination in facilities

    Responding to Ebola contamination in facilities

    Oct. 16, 2014
    The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has identified resources relating to Ebola and decontamination/infection control in facilities as part of its dedication to thought leadership in environmental health and safety as one of the 11 core competencies of the facility management profession.
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