Welcome to IFMA

IFMA UK Chapter: Empowering Facility Professionals Worldwide.

Welcome to the IFMA UK Chapter. The chapter’s mission is to enhance, evolve and expand the knowledge of facility managers with a specific focus on IFMA members in the United Kingdom, while also providing pathways to career success for professionals within the industry. The Chapter will act as a community for established and aspiring FMs througout the country to enhance their career opportunities and improve skills and knowledge. We look forward to supporting and growing the membership in the UK.

About IFMA

The UK IFMA Chapter: Learn Connect Advance

Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognised international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in more than 100 countries.

This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (137 chapters including the UK Chapter), industry (16 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than £398 billion in products and services.

To meet its mission to “advance the professional discipline of facility management worldwide,” on an annual basis IFMA:

  • Offers professional advancement through credentialing programmes and provides a range of educational courses, from entry-level programmes to those for highly experienced facility managers.
  • Produces World Workplace, the world’s largest series of facility management conferences and expositions, and Facility Fusion, a more intimate gathering of FM professionals with powerful networking and a fusion of education, leadership training, best practices and an exposition.
  • Conducts research that strengthens the knowledge and skills of FM professionals while advancing the FM profession.
  • Produces industry-leading publications, including magazines, newsletters and blogs, and maintains the Knowledge Library, a robust online collection of resources reviewed by FM content experts.
  • Is active in on social media via LinkedInTwitter, FacebookYouTube and Flickr, and hosts Engage, an online discussion and document-sharing platform.

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Our Objectives

Our objectives are simple - to assist our Chapter members to Learn, Advance and Connect by:

Encouraging continuous personal development by providing industry-leading FM training and credentials.

Engaging with the IFMA membership by sharing industry insight and thought leadership.

Enhancing IFMA’s presence at external FM industry networking events.


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