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About IFMA’s World Workplace

The most longstanding and well-respected facility management conference and exposition, IFMA’s World Workplace has been leading groundbreaking discussions and discoveries related to FM and the built environment for 36 years.

Held in a different U.S. city annually and focusing event programming on current topics of interest and concern to FM, World Workplace offers a new experience each year.

World Workplace facilitates idea-sharing and knowledge-exchange between all professionals who support the work environment. We come together to:

  • Find resourceful solutions to common facility challenges;
  • Discover achievable strategies that will get the attention of customers, supervisors and colleagues;
  • Exchange best practices for managing facilities, teams and projects;
  • Gain new skills, fresh perspectives and a renewed outlook on our future.

As FM advances in impact and influence throughout the world, IFMA’s World Workplace has expanded its reach, bringing forward-thinking ideas, strategies and solutions to Shanghai in October, ​Bangalore in November and Dubai in December. Learn more »

About IFMA

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting more than 24,000 members in 105 countries. IFMA members manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$100 billion in products and services.

IFMA provides a breadth of educational and informational resources, including educational courses ranging from entry-level training to programs for experienced facility managers; three globally recognized credentials, the CFM®, FMP® and SFP®; industry research; professional development events held around the world; webinars, white papers, how-to’s; and vast opportunities for global, local and interest-specific networking. Learn more »

IFMA-RICS Collaboration

RICS logoIFMA_Web_RGB_72dpiA landmark collaboration between IFMA and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) promises to transform the US$1 trillion global FM industry. This collaboration will harness the FM-related efforts of both organizations to foster a more inclusive, robust global knowledge-sharing community and advance the visibility and prominence of FM worldwide. Learn more at

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