The Brazilian Facilities Association (ABRAFAC) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2004 to highlight the importance and strategic role of facility professionals in all types or organisations, segments and markets. This is achieved by providing professional development opportunities, campaigning for recognition of the profession as a strategic value-added activity, and working collaboratively with international counterparts. ABRAFAC’s objective is to be the definitive point of reference for FM Brazil, providing a forum for the development of knowledge and the sharing of experience, as well as functioning as both a consultation and support source for every FM-related initiative in the country.
The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) is the professional body for facilities management (FM) in the UK. Founded in 1993, we promote excellence in facilities management for the benefit of practitioners, the economy and society. Supporting and representing over 15,000 members around the world, both individual FM professionals and organisations, and thousands more through qualifications and training. We promote and embed professional standards in facilities management. Committed to advancing the facilities management profession we provide a suite of membership, qualifications, training and networking services designed to support facilities management practitioners in performing to the best of their ability.
The Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) is the peak national industry body for facilities management, representing and supporting professionals and organisations responsible for the operational management of Australia’s built environments. FMA serves to further the objectives of facility managers and the facilities management industry through the provision of member benefits and services, professional development and advocacy. We also ensure the needs of professionals and organisations working in and dealing with facilities management are understood and considered in government and business policy formulation and decision making.
FMANZ is the authoritative voice of and for Facilities Management in New Zealand, representing New Zealand’s community of FM professionals and supporting education, networking and knowledge sharing for members and member organisations. FMANZ’s mission is to be the hub for networking and professional development, and the industry voice for the FM community and the built environment, and its vision is ‘building futures for the FM profession’. This is primarily achieved through networking events such as national breakfasts, the annual FM Summit, site visits and tailor-made university master classes.
Founded in 2005, the Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS) is an umbrella organisation for the facilities management profession in Hungary. The mission of the HFMS is threefold: to facilitate the development of facility management as a business area of strategic importance both in Hungary and on an international level; to accomplish, maintain and develop world class domestic professional excellence along with its integration with domestic practices; and to represent the professional and economic interests of its members.
Founded in 1980, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting over 23,000 members in more than 100 countries. IFMA’s members, represented in 130 chapters and 17 councils worldwide, manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$100 billion in products and services. IFMA’s mission is to advance the facility management profession by providing exceptional services, products, resources and opportunities.
The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) is a non-profit professional organization that aims to unify the facility management industry in the Middle East by conducting research, providing educational programs and assisting corporate organizations in creating sustainable facility management strategies. The association provides a standardized framework for facility management professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and building owners / occupiers across the Middle East. Networking, education, knowledge sharing, thought leadership, legislative governance and B2B events are all significant components of strategic FM that are promoted, supported and implemented by MEFMA and its members.