IFMA, or the International Facility Management Association, is a globally recognized international association for facility management professionals.
Celebrating World FM Day: 2017 Awards Of Excellence Announced
The winners of this year’s Global FM Excellence Awards have been revealed to coincide with today’s international World FM Day 2017.
FM Alert: ISO Publishes Two Facility Management Standards
These voluntary, consensus standards focus on vocabulary for FM and strategic sourcing for facility management professionals.
FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released
IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.
Facility Management Needs New Blood
The $1 trillion profession is facing a critical shortage of professionals as career paths in the industry undergo “significant change,” according to a new report from IFMA and RICS.
IFMA Honors 2016 Awards of Excellence Recipients
The recipients of IFMA’s 2016 Awards of Excellence—including the new FM Innovation Award—were announced at the World Workplace Conference & Expo in San Diego last week.
From IFMA’s World Workplace: Open Letter On Global FM
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 Report: Global FM Market Tops $1 Trillion
New research from IFMA and Global FM showcases the factors contributing to the tremendous growth of the facility management profession.
FM Alert: Free Sustainability Guide
IFMA has released its latest guide in the widely acclaimed series on sustainability for facility managers, “Sustainability How-To Guide: Carbon Footprint.”
This Week, World FM Day Shines Light On Global Reach
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.
IFMA Announces 2016-17 Board Of Directors
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.
Global FM Boosted By IFMA, RICS Collaboration
The partnership of the International Facility Management Association and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors focuses on supporting the increasingly strategic role of 25 million practitioners around the world.
Facility Executive of the Year 2016: Keeping Costs In Check
In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.
IFMA Foundation’s Global Workforce Initiative Welcomes First Member
The IFMA Foundation has welcomed C&W Services as the first charter member to its Global Workforce Initiative, which seeks to fill the growing facility management and facilities services workforce talent gap.
Facility Professionals Play Key Role In Strategic Workplace Decisions
Facility management (FM) and real estate professionals are playing an increasingly important role in high-level strategic workplace decisions, according to a new survey released by IFMA.
IFMA Announces World Workplace Keynote Speakers
Two inspirational speakers will open and close IFMA's flagship annual event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo held in Denver, Colorado, USA, Oct. 7-9, 2015.
IFMA Announces Passing Of First President, George Graves
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced the death of its first president and one of its original founders, George Graves, IFMA Fellow.
OSHA Updates Inspection Procedures for Protecting Healthcare Workers from Tuberculosis
OSHA has updated instructions for conducting inspections and issuing citations related to worker exposures to tuberculosis in healthcare settings.
IFMA Announces 2015-16 Executive Committee and Board of Directors
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently introduced its 2015-16 board of directors and member-elected executive committee members.
World FM Day: June 10, 2015
In addition to June 10th, the entire week will be used to recognize World FM Day, providing more opportunities to celebrate the profession formally.
IFMA Foundation Launches INTERNnet
New program will match facility management students with internship opportunities.