IFMA Shines a Spotlight on Excellence at its 2022 Awards Ceremony in Nashville, TN, USA Sep 30, 2022 IFMA’s Awards of Excellence and the IFMA Foundation’s Trustees Award Recipients Recognized at IFMA’s World Workplace On the final day of IFMA’s World Workplace® Conference and Expo in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, IFMA announced the recipients of its 2022 Awards of Excellence, which honor the stand-out achievements of association members, components and industry partners. Preceded by a seated luncheon, the awards ceremony was emceed by past IFMA Board Chair (2009-10) Thomas L. Mitchell, Jr., CFM, IFMA Fellow, with current IFMA Board Chair Laurie A. Gilmer, P.E., CFM, FMP, SFP, LEED AP congratulating recipients on stage. Awards of Excellence winners were recognized in 13 categories. Those honored with the IFMA Foundation’s Board of Trustees Awards were announced and congratulated by foundation Chair Irene Thomas Johnson, CFM. “Today, we recognize those who are breaking new ground for our industry. We recognize the individuals and teams who are bringing even greater value to our association. We recognize the companies equipping FM with innovations that will lead us into the future,” said Mitchell. Awards of Excellence nominees are scored individually across a variety of category-specific criteria by judging panels comprised of industry experts. In addition to recognizing exceptional contributions to the association by individual members and component groups (chapters, councils and communities), IFMA honors outstanding examples of facility management (FM) initiative with the George Graves Award for Facility Management Achievement and the Sheila Sheridan Award for Sustainable Facility Operations and Management, and creative projects/practices with the FM Innovation Award. “This year’s award recipients reflect our profession’s range of expertise, as well as our global perspective and influence. They represent IFMA and FM on the world stage, demonstrating that ours is a community that views connection, cooperation, understanding and support between nations, industries and people as essential to making the world a better place,” said Mitchell. IFMA’s 2022 Awards of Excellence Recipients Distinguished Author Award: Research PaperKay Sargent, HOK Distinguished Author Award: Book“Work on the Move 3,” Michael Schley and Alexi Marmot Chapter Award of Excellence in Professional DevelopmentGreater Toronto & South Central Ontario Chapter of IFMA Community Award of Excellence in Programs & Professional DevelopmentAndrew Mawson (AWA) & Workplace Evolutionaries Community of PracticeWorkplace Strategy and Leadership Program Chapter Award of Excellence in Web Communications2021-22 Communications CommitteeGreater Triangle Chapter of IFMA Emerging Professional AwardCharles HammerslaCushman & Wakefield Associate Member AwardCasey QuisolIntrepid Facility Management Innovation AwardJLL’s Dynamic Cleaning Product TeamWork Dynamics & JLL Technologies George Graves Award for Facility Management AchievementAyala Property Management Corporation’s Energy Management System The Sheila Sheridan Award for Sustainable Facility Operations and ManagementIBM Global Real Estate in Partnership with CBRE Distinguished Member AwardJenny YeungHong Kong Chapter of IFMA Student Chapter of the YearBrigham Young University Student Chapter of IFMA Chapter of the Year, Small ChapterWichita Chapter of IFMA Chapter of the Year, Large ChapterDenver Chapter of IFMA IFMA Foundation Trustees Awards Each year, the IFMA Foundation recognizes individuals and groups making a difference to students, professionals and local communities through inspired projects and programs. IFMA Foundation Innovation AwardJoe Archie and Nancy Sanquist, IFMA Fellow IFMA Foundation Global Workforce Initiative (GWI) AwardChaffey College IFMA Foundation Academic Contributor Award of the YearDeniz Besiktepe IFMA Foundation Chairman’s AwardEric Teicholz, IFMA Fellow Learn more about IFMA’s Awards of Excellence, including past winners, at awards.ifma.org/.