Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Global FM articles below.
The winners of this year’s Global FM Excellence Awards have been revealed to coincide with today’s international World FM Day 2017.
With a focus on global facility management, IFMA's president and CEO, Tony Keane, and RICS' CEO, Sean Tompkins, have released this open letter to the industry.
New research from IFMA and Global FM showcases the factors contributing to the tremendous growth of the facility management profession.
Facility management professionals take part in events this week that highlight the profession as well as the impact of FM on building occupants and organizations throughout the world.
The 2016-17 Chair is Maureen Ehrenberg, executive managing director of Integrated Facilities Management, JLL, in Chicago, Illinois. IFMA also welcomes six new board members with a variety of international experience.
Five international organizations announced today a collaborative agreement aimed at enabling consistent real estate data.
In addition to June 10th, the entire week will be used to recognize World FM Day, providing more opportunities to celebrate the profession formally.
The theme for the facility management event this year, which will be observed on June 10, 2015, is "Building Resilience for the Future."
Held on June 4, 2014, World FM Day aims to raise the profile of the FM profession, not just in local markets, but anywhere facility managers influence the health, safety, productivity, and well-being of people who use the built environment; and that means everywhere.
As the Awards grow in prestige and recognition, so too do the number of high quality, cutting edge projects and that are nominated, with 15 submissions from around the world received this year.
Global FM member organizations on six different continents will commemorate World FM Day by hosting events all around the world and undertaking others activities to celebrate and promote facilities management.
Global FM representatives will announce the winners of the third annual Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management during IFMA's World Workplace. The 2012 series of international workshops will finish with events in Brazil and the U.S.
The Global Facility Management Association (Global FM) kicked off its series of International Workshops in 2012 with two successful workshops held in Dubai, U.A.E. and in Paris, France. Both examined the topic of facilities management outsourcing from two very different perspectives.
Energy efficiency needs will become the core business of all sectors of activity, which will require a drastic change in culture and way of doing business, but facility managers (fms) could take this opportunity to show how they can help companies reduce their carbon emissions.
Today is the fourth annual World FM Day! The core message of 2012's World FM Day is "celebrating success."
Let the countdown begin...only two months before World FM Day 2012!
Teena Shouse, Global FM chair stated, "Between now and World FM Day 2012, let’s work together to create additional opportunities to raise the awareness of the value we bring to our organizations, network to improve our operations, and continue to grow as FM professionals."
“It was hard to stay focused last Thursday, World FM Day, as I was teaching a class at IFMA HQ in Houston, TX. I kept wanting to sneak a peek at the Tweets or check the different event links across the globe," said Teena Shouse, Global FM chair. Check out these highlights from last week's event.
The goal of the event and others today is to promote facility management's ideals worldwide, not only within the profession and industry, but also among governments and the general public.
June 23, 2011 marks World FM Day 2011. As part of this worldwide event, Staples Advantage encourages every employee to find some way to thank his or her fm, not just on this day, but every day for helping to make a safer, healthier, and happier work environment.
With this event, professionals aim at raising the FM profession profile around the globe, promoting facilities management's ideals worldwide, not only within the profession and industry, but also among the governments and the general public.
Global FM member organizations invite all facility professionals and business organizations to join in this celebration of the facilities management profession.
Many questions were tackled at the 11th Global FM International Workshop held alongside the Th!nk FM conference earlier this month in Nottingham, UK.
Global FM held its 10th International Workshop in Atlanta, GA. Entitled “Managing FM Across Borders,” the event took place one day prior to IFMA's World Workplace in Atlanta, GA.
Teena G. Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, is now the new chairperson of Global FM. She and the new board will unite efforts to accomplish the objectives and activities planned for 2011, making sure Global FM continues to grow and to live up to its mission: to promote the strategic value and progress of facilities management.
The affiliation agreement is the result of several months of discussions and exchange of information and ideas between both associations.
The Awards recognize efforts by individuals or teams within the FM industry — from researchers to facilities operators — who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the workplace environment.
Facilities management (FM) associations and professionals on five different continents celebrated the contributions FM makes to international business and the global built environment last month during the second annual World FM Day, held on June 24, 2010.
The Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management 2010 will recognize efforts by individuals and groups in the facility management industry who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the built environment.
Brazil's facility management association celebrates five years and Global FM pioneer is honored in the UK.
On Friday, Aug. 28, organizations throughout the world celebrated World FM Day by holding public events on five different continents to bring attention to the important role facility management plays in the business world and in promoting sustainability.
Facility management associations around the world will recognize the contributions facility management makes to the workplace as they celebrate the first ever World FM Day on 28 August, 2009.
Global FM member organizations on five different continents will celebrate World FM Day by organizing events such as luncheons, seminars, and workshops, or by undertaking any other activity to celebrate and promote facilities management.