The BIFM Retail SIG is a committee comprising industry leading professionals, all having many years of experience in the retail industry, from both the client and FM service provider sectors. The SIG aims to bring together this wealth of knowledge, skills and experience to provide advice and knowledge to members of BIFM who have an interest in the retail industry.

Key principles:

  • Knowledge sharing – Ideas and best practice
  • Future Proofing – Technologies and Innovation
  • Best Value – Cost reduction and improvements in efficiency


  • Promote the exchange of knowledge, best practice, awareness and networking opportunities for retail members
  • Ensure FM’s in the retail industry have an opportunity to receive information tailored to their needs and provides a voice for these facilities managers in the strategic development of the BIFM
  • Act as a centre of excellence for knowledge and guidance within the retail industry
  • Provide BIFM members with a choice of CPD events that are focused on specific topics relevant to the retail industry

The SIG meets several times each year and issues relevant to the current retail climate will be discussed and considered. Meetings are held all over the UK in order that all members with retail interests get the opportunity to participate. The committee has established links with the British Council of Shopping Centres ( and the Shopping Centre Network complements the Retail SIG.

Contact:  one of the committee members listed in the members section

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BIFM Retail SIG Committee