World FM Day
World FM Day celebrate’s the importance of the FM profession. It aims to raise the profile of FM around the globe, promoting facilities management’s ideals, not only within the profession and industry, but also among governments and the general business community.
This year World FM Day will be celebrated on 17 May 2017. The theme is 'Enabling Positive Experiences.' This theme aims to highlight how facilities management plays an integral role in positive customer, client and employee experience in all sectors, whether it is residential, sport, workplace, healthcare or any other.
A supporters' pack with ideas and advice to help those working within facilities management mark World FM Day is now available to download here.
The pack contains everything those who support the delivery FM services need to take part in the international awareness day on 17 May, as well as help raise awareness of the vital work that facilities management professionals and the facilities management industry contributes to business and the economy worldwide.
Among other things it includes awareness and fundraising ideas, information sheets on organising ‘back to the floor’ or ‘lunch and learn’ sessions to promote the role of FM in the workplace. It also provides social media guidance as well as poster and case study templates, a branded email signature and electronic sticker and pre-written presentation slides.
> Contact firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us how you'll be using the supporter pack to celebrate World FM Day.
Will you be submitting a World FM Day case study to showcase how you, your company or organisation has enabled positive experiences through FM? If you are, make sure you to submit your World FM Day case studies by email to email@example.com by 28 April 2018.
If you need any support, the World FM Day supporters' pack includes some guidance on how to submit a powerful case studies plus three templates to help you structure your case studies. These are:
- Template 1: How you, your company or organisation has enabled positive experiences)
- Template 2: How you, your company or organisation has enabled positive experiences)
- Template 3: A list of ‘day in the life’ questions to raise awareness of the impact of FM and the contribution you make to your organisation.
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Visit the Global FM website to find out more about World FM Day.
World FM Day 2016 happened on 13 July, with events taking place during 11-15 July.
The 2016 theme was ‘Empowering people for a productive world’, which looked at how facilities management (FM) enables different business disciplines to collaborate to deliver high quality business performance.