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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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  • FEA receives National Capital Business Ethics Award

    FEA receives National Capital Business Ethics Award

    Oct. 13, 2014
    Please join IFMA in congratulating Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. (FEA) and Chair of the IFMA Board of Directors Jim Whittaker on the receipt of the 2014 National Capital Business Ethics Award in the Small Company category.
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  • IFMA’s World Workplace 2014 success generates momentum for 2015 conference and expo in Denver, Colorado, USA

    IFMA’s World Workplace 2014 success generates momentum for 2015 conference and expo in Denver, Colorado, USA

    Oct. 03, 2014
    IFMA celebrated another strong turnout at its flagship event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo. Among the 4,300 attendees at this year’s event were more facility management professionals from outside the United States than ever before. Planning is already underway for IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo 2015, which will be held in Denver, Colorado, USA, Oct. 7-9, 2015 at the Colorado Convention Center.
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  • IFMA Second Vice Chair Maureen Ehrenberg appointed Executive Managing Director, Integrated Facilities Management, Americas for JLL

    IFMA Second Vice Chair Maureen Ehrenberg appointed Executive Managing Director, Integrated Facilities Management, Americas for JLL

    Sept. 23, 2014
    Please join IFMA in congratulating 2014-2015 Board of Directors Second Vice Chair Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE as she embarks on a new role as executive managing director, integrated facilities management, Americas for JLL.
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  • Three new IFMA fellows honored at World Workplace 2014

    Three new IFMA fellows honored at World Workplace 2014

    Sept. 20, 2014
    IFMA has named three new IFMA Fellows: Alana F. Dunoff, FMP, John McGee and Melissa Van Hagan, CFM. Being named an IFMA Fellow is the highest honor the association bestows upon members. The program recognizes members’ lifetime contributions to IFMA and the facility management community. Fellows, who maintain their title for life, form an elite core of respected leaders who act as advisers to and ambassadors of the association around the world.
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  • IFMA honors 2014 Awards of Excellence recipients at World Workplace

    IFMA honors 2014 Awards of Excellence recipients at World Workplace

    Sept. 20, 2014
    IFMA announced the 2014 IFMA Awards of Excellence recipients at its World Workplace Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. These awards annually recognize the outstanding achievements of individual IFMA members, chapters, councils and partners. Winners were announced in 18 categories, with judging panels comprised of industry experts evaluating nominees individually and scoring them in a number of specific areas.
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  • Two honored with IFMA Chairman’s Citations at World Workplace 2014

    Two honored with IFMA Chairman’s Citations at World Workplace 2014

    Sept. 20, 2014
    IFMA has honored two outstanding members for their contributions to the FM community with Chairman’s Citations issued by 2014-2015 IFMA Chair James P. Whittaker, P.E., CFM, CEFP, FRICS. The 2014 honorees are Joseph M. Drew, CFM, SFP and Kit Tuveson, IFMA Fellow, CFM, SFP.
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  • IFMA names John Perry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer

    IFMA names John Perry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer

    Sept. 11, 2014
    IFMA has named John Perry, MBA as chief operating officer beginning the week of Sept. 15, 2014. “John’s proven track record of identifying and seizing opportunities in a rapidly changing environment made him stand out among the candidates we considered,” said IFMA president and CEO, Tony Keane. “As the facility management industry advances around the world, IFMA will continue to provide our members with the relevant professional support they expect, not only by adapting to change but also by driving progress from within. It’s that innovative spirit that John will bring to IFMA’s operations.”
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  • World Workplace offers cutting-edge facility management educational opportunities

    World Workplace offers cutting-edge facility management educational opportunities

    Sept. 09, 2014
    With a variety of subject matters geared toward diverse experience levels, IFMA is offering exceptional professional development opportunities as part of its World Workplace Conference and Expo, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Sept. 17-19, 2014. The impressive 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.
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  • IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo keynote speakers

    IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo keynote speakers

    Sept. 08, 2014
    IFMA is pleased to introduce a strong lineup of keynote speakers at its flagship event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Sept. 17-19, 2014. World Workplace attendees have come to expect renowned keynote speakers, and this year will not disappoint. In addition to opening keynote speaker Peter Sheahan, founder and CEO of ChangeLabs™ and author of “Fl!P” and “Generation Y,” three speakers will offer closing keynotes in the style of the popular, bite-sized TED Talks.
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  • World Workplace Exposition features world-class facility solutions & is free to attend

    World Workplace Exposition features world-class facility solutions & is free to attend

    Sept. 08, 2014
    Facility management professionals are invited to attend a world-class products and services exposition as part of its World Workplace Conference and Expo to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Sept. 17-19, 2014. While the expo is available to the general public free of charge, tickets for the conference, which includes high-impact speakers and educational sessions covering a wide range of facility management topics, are available for purchase at www.worldworkplace.org.
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