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World FM Day 2017

World FM Day supporters' pack

World FM Day case studies (submit by 28 April 2017)

Celebrate on Social Media

What is World FM Day?WorldFMDay

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.

World FM Day 2017

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.

Get involved in World FM Day 2017

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.

> Download the supporters' pack here

> Contact and tell us how you'll be using the supporter pack to celebrate World FM Day.

Share a case study for 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 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.

> Download the case study guidance and templates from the World FM Day supporters' pack here.

Add your events to the world map

Each year the member associations of Global FM host events around the world for FM professionals to be part of by publishing their own events or finding events to join on the Global FM world map.

> Add your World FM Day events to the world map here

Visit the Global FM website to find out more about World FM Day.

Celebrate on social media

Whatever you do and wherever you are, celebrate the work you do on by posting your events, stories and photos to hash tag #WorldFMDay and connecting with @WorldFMDay on Twitter.

Follow @WorldFMDay and #WorldFMDay on Twitter.

2016 highlights

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.

> See highlights from BIFM's World FM Day celebrations 2016 here.

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