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June 23, 2011 marks World FM Day 2011. As part of this worldwide event, Staples Advantage encourages every employee to find some way to thank his or her fm, not just on this day, but every day for helping to make a safer, healthier, and happier work environment.
With this event, professionals aim at raising the FM profession profile around the globe, promoting facilities management’s ideals worldwide, not only within the profession and industry, but also among the governments and the general public.
Global FM member organizations invite all facility professionals and business organizations to join in this celebration of the facilities management profession.
Many questions were tackled at the 11th Global FM International Workshop held alongside the Th!nk FM conference earlier this month in Nottingham, UK.
Global FM held its 10th International Workshop in Atlanta, GA. Entitled “Managing FM Across Borders,” the event took place one day prior to IFMA’s World Workplace in Atlanta, GA.
Teena G. Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, is now the new chairperson of Global FM. She and the new board will unite efforts to accomplish the objectives and activities planned for 2011, making sure Global FM continues to grow and to live up to its mission: to promote the strategic value and progress of facilities management.
The affiliation agreement is the result of several months of discussions and exchange of information and ideas between both associations.
The Awards recognize efforts by individuals or teams within the FM industry — from researchers to facilities operators — who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the workplace environment.
Facilities management (FM) associations and professionals on five different continents celebrated the contributions FM makes to international business and the global built environment last month during the second annual World FM Day, held on June 24, 2010.
The Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management 2010 will recognize efforts by individuals and groups in the facility management industry who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the built environment.