What is the International Facility Management Association (IFMA)?
IFMA is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 23,000 members in 78 countries. The association’s members, represented in 123 chapters and 16 councils worldwide, manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$100 billion in products and services. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies facility managers, conducts research, provides educational programs, recognizes facility management certificate programs and produces World Workplace, the world’s largest facility management conference, and exposition.
What is Facility Management? Facility management is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology.