If you want to stay up to date with the latest news and updates in the field of facilities management, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the best resources for Facilities Managers and anyone working within Facilities Management, from associations to publications and communities to be a part of.
International Facility Management Association
The world’s largest association dedicated to facility management professionals is the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). For over 40 years, they’ve served the industry, representing members from over 100 counties.
They exist to share knowledge, believing that by pooling knowledge we all become smarter and more productive. IFMA’s Knowledge Library is a great resource that contains hundreds of articles, case studies, industry research and benchmarking information.
FacilitiesNet aims to help facilities management decision makers by providing useful industry insights and relevant information. They publish stories that report on industry news, industry trends and offer solutions to challenges faced by readers within the Facilities Management sector.
Their focus is on construction, maintenance, operations and design, and they often publish insights from industry experts.
FMLink is an online facilities management (FM) publication. It’s a comprehensive place to learn industry insights as they publish content from their own sources as well as from other reputable industry sources, including leading magazines and industry associates.
You can expect to find the latest news impacting the facility management sector, as well as industry events, legislature changes or reviews, benchmarking data, analyst insights, vendor directories and more.
Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management
The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) is a professional members body for workplace and facilities professionals. It focuses on promoting excellence within the industry and demonstrating the value of facilities management more widely. It has a global community of members of around 14,000.
Their resources hub includes research, surveys, guides, whitepapers, plus industry insights and annual reports. It also provides support to further the development of workplace and facilities professionals.
If you’re responsible for the operations of public and commercial buildings, then BUILDINGS.com is the community for you. It’s a site specifically designed for facilities managers and building owners that provides news, podcasts, research and articles on facility management.
It’s a good place to access if you’re a professional working in construction, building management, development and the modernisation of buildings.
Facilities Management UK
FMUK is an industry-leading print magazine and digital news resource that has been a mainstay for offering advice, solutions and innovations in the FM industry for over 25 years. A B2B glossy magazine is published monthly on a controlled circulation basis, to just over 16,000 named individuals. They have a vibrant website and a host of options to reach the key decision-makers in the industry. FMUK’s readers are responsible for: facilities, estates and risk management; building maintenance; security; health & safety; purchasing; cleaning services; and all aspects of the internal infrastructure of UK organisations.
i-FM, the first and still the best online source for information about facilities management. This is a big and dynamic industry; it can also be pretty confusing. They’re here to help you understand it and prosper in it – whether you’re an in-house practitioner, a service provider or a newcomer to the whole strange business. With two decades of accessible and searchable archives, no other resource is as comprehensive or as authoritative.
If you’re in FM, you need to be on i-FM. And if you want to stay up-to-date with the sector, you can’t do better than to subscribe to their services.
Workplace Futures is the leading virtual FM industry conference. They tackle the big challenges around getting back to some sort of ‘normal’. Their July event is being designed to deliver the clear, concise, usable information needed on a whole range of critical topics: health & safety responsibilities and obligations, work and the workplace, service design and delivery, people and their needs and expectations. The programme will provide information, guidance and insights from a carefully selected expert panel of speakers. Join the event for FREE on Tuesday, 13th July 2021, to watch, listen, share, learn, participate and network: interact in a virtual platform.
Tomorrow’s FM is your digital magazine for the facilities management industry. Providing coverage on the very latest news, issues, advancements and insights, Tomorrow’s FM is the magazine to read if you want to be at the forefront of the FM sector. With its unique digital format, Tomorrow’s FM enables you to keep up to date with the industry anytime, anywhere. Whether in the office or at home, readers can access the magazine whenever they want, either online or via the Opus Business Media app. The issues can be downloaded, printed, forwarded to key clients or suppliers and the added bonus is that it never gets lost or misplaced. Their entire back catalogue is available online in a useful archive, providing a library of information of all things FM and workplace related.
As the world’s largest dedicated facilities management event, Facilities Show welcomes over 12,000 global FM professionals to experience the latest technological solutions and hear from industry trailblazers—all under one roof, over three days.
The event caters to everyone within the facilities and property buying chain, from manufacturers and consultants, to service providers end-users. With over 282 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services, you can identify the perfect solutions for your business’ needs.