International Facility Management Association

IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting more than 23,500 members in 94 countries. The association'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. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies professionals in facility management, conducts research, provides educational programs and produces World Workplace, the world's largest facility management conference and exposition. To join and follow IFMA's social media outlets online, visit the association's LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages. For more information, visit the IFMA press room or

Through our memorandum of agreement with IFMA, SAME members are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Discounted registration for the annual IFMA World Workplace conference and related events;
  • Reduced pricing for IFMA education and training courses, including core competency courses; and
  • IFMA member pricing for the “CFM Examination Review” course and the Certified Facility Manager certification examination.
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