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IFMA Kicks Off FM-3D Conference on Monday, Feb. 23

IFMA Kicks Off FM-3D Conference on Monday, Feb. 23

Hear expert advice from some of the most prominent speakers in the industry, and find out which methods for success they have adopted...Read More...

World’s Most Innovative Ecoresort to Be Built on Monterey Coastline

World’s Most Innovative Ecoresort to Be Built on Monterey Coastline

To be located on a degraded former sand mining site, Monterey Bay Shores Ecoresort will be an environmentally friendly development that will provide visitors, tourists, and residents with an ideal green living environment as well as educational facilities for instruction on sustainability and environmental...Read More...

Sustainability Demands the Focus of New IFMA Course

Sustainability Demands the Focus of New IFMA Course

"Sustainable FM: A Practitioner's Guide to Greening Your Facility," IFMA's most in-demand session, will assist facility managers lead sustainability efforts and take practical actions to justify their...Read More...

New Sustainability Summit Highlights IFMA’s FM-3D Conference

New Sustainability Summit Highlights IFMA’s FM-3D Conference

  The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is bringing three of its most interactive, content rich educational and networking events to San Diego, CA, during its second annual FM-3D conference, which will be held February 23-25, 2009 at the U.S. Grant Hotel. FM-3D provides facility professionals with three days of education, strategy, and leadership training—combined with tours of cutting-edge...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Most Bizarre Boss Behaviors

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Most Bizarre Boss Behaviors

They lie, they cry, they yell a lot. They’re bad bosses, and 43% of workers reported they have quit a job to get away from...Read More...

Registration Begins For IFMA’s World Workplace 2009

Registration Begins For IFMA’s World Workplace 2009

After a successful 2008 show in Dallas, IFMA will be bringing 2009 edition of World Workplace to...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Creative Career Building Techniques

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Creative Career Building Techniques

As the job market tightens, job seekers are becoming more creative in their efforts to attract the attention of potential employers....Read More...

Brownfield Redevelopment Projects Qualify for Economic Development Incentives and USGBC LEED Points

Brownfield Redevelopment Projects Qualify for Economic Development Incentives and USGBC LEED Points

With a new Administration on the horizon, the environmental movement and a trend towards sustainable development practices could soon dominate community development strategies at both federal and state...Read More...

Convention Center Service Reaps Reward For Children’s Agency

Convention Center Service Reaps Reward For Children’s Agency

This past December, an international association of insurance and financial services professionals presented a donation to The Children’s Bureau of New Orleans on behalf of the staff of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention...Read More...

FMA Australia Adopts IFMA’s CFM, FMP Credentials

FMA Australia Adopts IFMA’s CFM, FMP Credentials

International partnership is next step in expanding Partners in FM excellence...Read More...