IFMA Foundation Names 2019 Awards of Excellence Winners at IFMA World Workplace Conference and Expo
HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA – (November 15, 2019) – The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation has announced the winners of the 2019 Awards of Excellence at the IFMA World Workplace Conference and Expo in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The annual awards honor the stand-out achievements of people and organizations supporting the mission of the IFMA Foundation – Make FM a Career of Choice. “Behind each of these awards is the hard work and dedication of volunteers and organizations contributing to something larger then themselves,” said Joe Archie, Chair of the IFMA Foundation. “Everything that the IFMA Foundation accomplishes to meet our mission in filling the looming FM talent gap is directly attributable to the efforts of volunteers and donors. We recognize these efforts with awards to demonstrate our appreciation. These honors are our chance to step back and recognize how far we’ve come as a non-profit, and to thank those who contribute and have made a difference.”
2019 IFMA Foundation Awards of Excellence Recipients
Global Workforce Initiative Award — Sodexo
Volunteer Award — Darin Rose, CFM, SFP, GGP
IFMA Chapter/Council/Community Award — IFMA Airport Facilities Council
Student Chapter Award — IFMA Ferris State Student Chapter
IFMA Foundation Chairman’s Award — Robert Dills
About the IFMA Foundation Established in 1990 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation and separate entity from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), the IFMA Foundation works for the public good to promote priority research and educational opportunities for the advancement of facility management. The IFMA Foundation is supported by the generosity of the FM community including IFMA members, chapters, councils, corporate sponsors and private contributors who share the belief that education and research improve the FM profession. To learn more about the IFMA Foundation, visit foundation.ifma.org.
IFMA is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for facility 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 facility management; conducts research; provides educational programs, content and resources; and produces World Workplace, the world’s largest series of facility 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.