FY18 Year in Review 

Annual Report

"IFMA is on the right path to represent and advance the profession."

William M. O'Neill, CFM

Chair, 2017–2018 Global Board of Directors

new members


IFMA FY18 Highlights

new components



discussion platform launched

IFMA Engage

IFMA credential holders as of June 2018


up 12% from FY17

conferences held across
5 countries in
3 continents


FM recognized
as standalone profession

by U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Standard Occupational Classification Code 

IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facilities management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in more than 100 countries. This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (136 chapters), industry (16 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US $526 billion in products and services. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies professionals in facilities management, conducts research, provides educational programs, content and resources, and produces World Workplace, the world's largest series of facilities management conferences and expositions. To join and follow IFMA's social media outlets online, visit the association's LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr pages. For more information, visit the IFMA press room or www.ifma.org.

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