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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...

Airport Facilities Council of IFMA Announces 2008 Award Winners

Airport Facilities Council of IFMA Announces 2008 Award Winners

Second annual awards handed out to honor facilities management at airports of various...Read More...

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

Joint Commission report proposes principles, actions to guide future hospital...Read More...