World FM Day 2019



IFMA-World FM Day is all about you. It’s a time of honor and acknowledgment for all facility management professionals.

It’s an opportunity to bring the unsung heroes of developed retail and restaurants into the spotlight and offer well-deserved gratitude to those who keep our facilities solid, safe and efficient.

World FM Day is May 1​5, ​but celebrations are encouraged the whole month, especially May 13-17.

You don’t have to sign up to take an interest — just focus on honoring these individuals by either saying thanks to an FM, visiting or facilitating an FM-related event or using the free assets from IFMA.

Make sure to add your plans to Global FM’s worldwide event map.

5 Days of FM Gratitude — Free Daily Content

IFMA acknowledges the commitments facility management professionals make to the retail space and our lives. To show our thanks, we’re providing free content all through World FM Week.

Join at to get a link to the download page. Bookmark that page to avoid the email form later on. The accompanying highlights will be accessible for download all of World FM Week:

May 13: Four Ways Technology Has Changed the Modern Workplace (article)

May 14: Five Practices That Improve the Business Impact of Research (benchmarking)

May 15: How Cisco Improved Their Triple Bottom Line by Updating Their Brand, Culture, and Workspace (case study)

May 16: WorkSpace Etiquette (how to)

May 17: Establishing Sense of BIM for FM Managing for the Building Life Cycle (white paper)

Complimentary online webinars

May 14 online course on incident management

Associations face constant dangers that can interrupt normal activities; however, actualizing an incident management program that accommodates your association’s particular needs is not easy. Don’t miss this online course on Agility Recovery’s Prepares contributions to find out about incident management software/mobile application and task/document management. Questions and answers will come after. It is provided to you by IFMA’s Banking Institutions and Credit Unions Council. Register for the webinar, held Tuesday, May 14 at 12:30 p.m. (CT).

May 15 board talk on FM patterns.

Executive Director of the IFMA Foundation Diane Levine, Sodexo’s Vice President of Facilities Management Eric Jouane and a few other specialists, will talk about the FM patterns to look for in 2019 and how they are affecting our world. This will be via Skype Broadcast. Join us on your PC, tablet or phone. Watch the broadcast at 10 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, May 15.

Plan your Activities

Worl FM Day - IFMA. ORGWhether you hold a formal workshop, an employee lunch, an online conversation or a customer organizational event, World FM Day offers an impetus for individuals around the world to connect with people, organizations, affiliations, and partners in appreciating successes and the significant commitments of FM to the retail and restaurant space.

Join the discussion online using the tag #IFMAWorldFMDay.

Show your appreciation for FM — include the World FM Day twibbon in your social media photos and “I’m observing World FM Day with IFMA on May 1​5!” in your email signature amid the month of May.

*All information provided IFMA.ORG


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