What is IFMA? – IFMA South Florida Chapter

What is IFMA?

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the premier professional association for facility management. Supporting the largest community of FM professionals in the industry, IFMA membership comprises more than 17,500 facility professionals throughout 50 countries. Our members have a voice in 126 chapters and 14 councils.

Our Mission:

Advance the philosophy and practice of Facility Management.

IFMA is Dialed In to FM all the Way.

IFMA was established in 1980 as a not-for-profit, incorporated association dedicated to promoting excellence in the management of facilities. Globally, IFMA spots trends, conducts research, provides educational programs, and assists corporate and organizational facility managers in developing strategies to manage human, facility and real estate resources.

IFMA exists for those who practice, service or outsource facility management by:
  • universally representing…

  • leading and sustaining progress of…

  • strengthening and advancing the knowledge-base...

  • the facility management profession.

IFMA’s goals are the basis for the Association’s strategies, tactics and daily activities:
  • Forecast and direct the course of facility management.

  • Provide superior facility-related education, information and interaction.

  • Create greater awareness and recognition for facility management.

  • Guide the growth of the facility management industry.

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