Membership Benefits


  1. FIND SOLUTIONS FASTER:  Avoid "reinventing the wheel".  Get information to solve a problem that may be new to you but has already been experienced, investigated and solved with by fellow Long Island facility managers who belong to the Long Island Chapter of IFMA.  Chances are you are not the first to encounter a situation that can take a significant amount of time and money to solve on your own.

  2. LOCAL NETWORKING WITH OTHER PROFESSIONALS FROM TOP COMPANIES ON LONG ISLAND:  Long Island is part of the largest geographical area for facility management professionals, with members from all types of companies that have common issues, challenges, and interests.  There are opportunities each month at chapter meetings and educational events to network with your peers.

  3. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:  Increase your opportunities to broaden skills and knowledge at monthly education meetings.  IFMA-LI membership meets for presentations on timely subjects that will improve your ability to do your job better.  We also tour facilities that provide the chance to see how other companies operate.

  4. CERTIFIED FACILITY MANAGER (CFM) TRAINING:  Prepare for your exam with information provided by IFMA-LI trainers.  The CFM certification projects your skills at a high level of competence with best practices being utilized in every facet of your facilities department.

  5. A GREAT PROFESSIONAL NETWORK:   Become part of an impressive network of professionals that can enhance your life and give an extra dimension to your job.  Social events include the annual golf outing, holiday party, Sumer Blast, Vendor Showcase, and monthly educational meetings.

  6. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS CAN SOLVE YOUR FACILITIES CHALLENGES:  To support you the professional Facilities Manager, there is a large group of Associate Members representing many different types of companies that have developed products, services, and solutions geared specifically for your company's needs.

  7. MEMBER RESOURCES:  Tap into the resources offered by IFMA:
    • Communicate with other facilities professionals at regularly scheduled events or pick up the phone when you need to contact someone.
    • Facilities Management Journal for latest industry news, trends, practical applications for all types of solutions.
    • World Workplace Conference and Expo held in cities around the country on an annual basis, a world-class gathering of practitioners, companies, students and educators seeking education, information, and interaction.
    • IFMA-LI Quarterly newsletter.
    • Employment Opportunities.
    • IFMA national Website
    • Competency-based, self-study, online and audio courses
    • Recognized facility management degree program
    • Discounts on seminars, events, and merchandise
    • Global presence
    • Recognition for professional achievements through IFMA's Awards of Excellence program
    • Exhibitor, sponsorship and corporate marketing opportunities
    • Member Resource Center
    • Online job referral service
    • Online Membership Directory
    • Online Buyer's Directory
    • Benchmarking and best practices
    • The WIRE - Biweekly eNewsletter delivers the latest IFMA News
    • IFMA Insider - Weekly eNewsletter delivers top stories of FM News
    • Publications, research reports and conference proceedings
    • IFMA Foundation, an instrument of information and opportunities for the profession and its representatives
  8. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:  It is great to have a network of fellow professionals that know where employment opportunities are to be had.  Jobs are posted on the Chapter website when they come available.

  9. LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:  Chapter committee and leadership positions allow members to contribute in areas such as program and event planning, scholarship, and member recruitment.  As a source of personal development, participation as a chapter leader or organizer is highly rewarding.  Chapter involvement is a source of pride, accomplishment, and honor.

  10. IFMA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS YOUR COMPANY through increased efficiency and production in your facilities management team.



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