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How to become a member

Just heard about IFMA and want to learn more? Go to ifma.org to learn more. IFMA brings great value to its members by offering a variety of facility competency courses as well as three international recognized professional credentials:

  • Facility Management Professional (FMP)

  • Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP)

  • Certified Facility Managers (CFM)

All are offered online or in a classroom environment with other facility professionals. Are you finally convinced that IFMA is the organization right for you? You can join online or via mail or fax.

When you join IFMA International, make sure you select Denver as your local chapter. Denver hosts luncheon learning events, tours, credential education and networking events; and provides the opportunity to build relationships with facility professional colleagues.

In addition to IFMA membership dues, the Denver Chapter dues are $355.  As a member of the local chapter your dues include 1 ticket to:

  • Award winning Programs and Professional Development (seminar luncheons, facility tours. and locally hosted courses)

  • Social events (summer social, sporting event, Sponsorship appreciation, and holiday party)

You also can benefit from:

  • Networking with colleagues at the Annual Golf Tournament (Separate fee to play).

  • Employment referral services.

  • Volunteering for community services projects and fundraisers.

  • An opportunity to volunteer on a committee and/or serve in a leadership position.

IFMA Base Member Dues (required):  Please view the IFMA International FAQ page for additional information.    

  • IFMA membership will be US$219 per year for professionals and associates and US$139 for young professionals for International Membership, plus chapter dues of $355.

First-year IFMA members are required to join a component (local chapter, council or community). After the first year of membership, local chapter, council or community membership is optional. You may join more than one component.

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Membership Categories

The facility management community is diverse. The IFMA community reflects and supports diversity across membership categories.

Whether you are a facility manager, study or teach facility management, provide facility-related solutions, contribute to or have an interest in best workplace practices, you will find a place in the IFMA community.

IFMA membership is annual. Membership is renewed on the anniversary of the date your application was approved. Your option to renew each year is indefinite. We ask that membership applicants support the purpose, vision, mission, goals, core values and Code of Ethics of the association. Membership is individually based and is non-transferable and non-refundable.

Professional Member

FM Professional, Transitioning to an FM Career, Job Seeker, Other Workplace Professional

Open to facility practitioners and educators whose primary responsibilities are to provide, oversee or teach one (or more) facility management core competency. Please review the following core competencies and examples:

  • Communications: Technology, integration and knowledge management.

  • Finance: (with regard to real estate and facilities) Analyzing, accounting, forecasting, budgeting, tax auditing and controlling.

  • Human & Environmental Factors: Environmental, health and safety, workplace dynamics, teamwork, interpersonal behaviors and ergonomics.

  • Leadership & Management: Code compliance, telecommunications, purchasing, security, food service, reprographics, building services, transportation, furnishings and equipment inventory, maintenance and outsourcing management.

  • Operations & Maintenance: Physical plant, preventative maintenance, conservation and energy management systems.

  • Planning & Project Management: Strategic, tactical and annual facility planning; new construction and/or renovation; interior space planning and design; workplace specifications, installation and space management; and architecture and/or engineering projects.

  • Quality Assessment & Innovation: International standards organization, standards, facility audits and total quality management.

  • Real Estate: Acquisitions, financials, negotiations and/or disposal.

  • Technology: Development, implementation and maintenance of information technology systems.

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Associate Member

Company Representative or Solutions Provider

Open to individuals whose primary responsibilities include: business development; sales and/or marketing as a consultant; representation of a manufacturer, vendor, dealer or distributor; and/or provider of facility-related products and services.

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Young Professional Member

Open to IFMA members who are 35 years of age or younger.

Young Professional membership may not exceed five years.

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Student Member

Open to candidates who are engaged in full-time study at an accredited college or university. At such time as the member is no longer engaged in full-time study, he or she will be reclassified to the appropriate membership category.

Verification of full-time student status and expected graduation date is required.

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GROUP/BULK MEMBERSHIP

Obtaining a group membership will strengthen and empower your entire workplace team. If your company/organization has 10 or more employees who support your workplace, consider the benefits of a bulk membership plan. Ensure that your team has access to informative, skill-building resources essential to maintaining sustainable, productive, safe and successful facilities. You will also receive $10 off the Denver Chapter dues of $355, for a total of $345/per member chapter dues.

In addition to a discounted rate for base membership, IFMA’s bulk membership plan offers the convenience of a single annual billing statement. “​Bulk” is defined as 10 or more employees from the same company.

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IFMA is a valuable source of education and information for every member of your workplace team. You can build your bulk membership around your facility management department, adding staff from security, IT, engineering, sustainability, food or cleaning services, design and/or human resources.

IFMA International Base Membership, per member:  $219
  Base Discount  - $10 off
Denver Chapter Dues  $355
  Denver Chapter Dues Discount  - $10 off
Total due to International per member (10+)  $554 per member

 

 

 

 

Your team of professionals can benefit from:

  • Access to best business, FM and workplace practices from around the world;
  • Information on the latest trends, technologies and research impacting the workplace;
  • Education and training of the highest quality and relevancy to today’s business demands;
  • Knowledge sharing and support within a strong community of professionals;
  • Member discounts on courses, events, publications, reports and more;

Special Offer: IFMA’s World Workplace Group Discount: Five or more Full Event registrants from the same company (same physical address) receive the fifth registration FREE! Please contact an IFMA Customer Service Specialist at +1-713-623-4362 for details.

Questions? Contact IFMA INTERNATIONAL

Phone: +1-713-623-4362   Fax: +1-713-623-6124   Email: [email protected]

IFMA Membership Flow Chart

Where do you fit in the FM community?

FM Professional

  • Access educational and informational resources that will help you meet goals, strengthen your skill set, and ensure high-performing facilities and teams.
  • Connect with peers who share your commitment to excellence and the continued advancement of FM.
  • Exchange ideas and best practices with fellow members.

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Young Professional

  • Under the age of 35? Just starting out as an FM? Young Professional membership is a valuable knowledge-, network- and career-builder.
  • Increase your marketability as a knowledgeable professional through continuing education, industry information and leadership development.
  • Get active, get involved and make a difference in your career, the association and the profession.

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FM Student

  • Jump start your career! As a Student member, you can begin building your resume early.
  • Connect with experienced professionals, find out about internship programs and research projects, and get involved in local student chapters.
  • Add IFMA courses to your curriculum and attend IFMA events at reduced rates.

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Company Representative or Solutions Provider

  • Associate membership is primarily for those who market, represent, distribute or provide facility-related products and services.
  • Connect with FM professionals, build brand awareness and contribute to the advancement of FM.
  • Benefit from education, credentialing and resources geared toward enhancing your knowledge of the profession.

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Product & Service Provider

  • Corporate Sustaining Partnership is designed for companies that provide product and service solutions to FM professionals.
  • Strengthen your corporate profile among the world’s largest facility management audience.
  • Membership is for the company, not an individual.
  • Choose from several levels of participation, each offering exclusive marketing and promotional benefits.

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Transitioning to an FM Career

  • Join as a Professional Member and tap into IFMA’s extensive knowledge and resources to learn more about your new career.
  • The Facility Management Professional (FMP®) credential program will help you get up to speed on FM core competencies.
  • Chapter, community and/or council membership provides a wealth of opportunities for professional growth.

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Retired FM

  • If you’ve retired from a full-time FM position, you can still stay on top of advancements in the industry and keep in touch with the IFMA community.
  • Share your FM expertise and insights; continue contributing to the ever-growing knowledge base of the profession.
  • Reach out to students and emerging leaders as a mentor; join committees and advisory boards.

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Job Seeker

  • The IFMA community is an active support system of professionals who assist and counsel one another.
  • Take advantage of a free resume listing on JOBnet, a searchable online job board exclusively for FM.
  • Many IFMA chapters, communities and councils offer employment referral services for members.

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Other Workplace Professional

  • If you support any aspect of the workplace—security, IT, sustainability, engineering, architecture, design, real estate, human resources, food services, etc.—you benefit from the same educational and networking resources as an FM Professional.
  • Collaborate with a community of knowledgeable facility managers to ensure the efficiency, safety and longevity of your workplace.

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Not Sure?

  • Visit Membership Categories for detailed descriptions of each available membership type.
  • Call IFMA at +1-713-623-4362 for more information.

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