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IFMA's World Workplace® 2022
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Full Event Title
IFMA's World Workplace® 2022
- Note that a superscript Registered mark should be used next to “Workplace®” on first reference.
- Do not abbreviate as “WW” in external marketing, P.R., editorial or other formal communications.
Dates & Locations
September 28-30, 2022
- Music City Center
201 Rep. John Lewis Way S
Nashville, TN 37203, United States
Take Center Stage
In the workplace arena, you want to be sure your performance gets a standing ovation. As the curtain lifts on FM’s shift from purely operational to indispensably strategic, there’s no business like know business. Get your act together – this year’s marquee FM event in Music City will prepare you to take center stage in making the spaces you manage your tour de force.
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About World Workplace
IFMA's World Workplace® is the largest, most highly acclaimed FM conference in the world.
Established in 1995, World Workplace is the original forum for groundbreaking discussions on facility management and the wider built environment.
It's where all workplace professionals come to discover innovative FM technologies, build valuable relationships and sharpen essential skills.
When & where?
September 28-30, 2022
Music City Center
Nashville, TN, USA
Incomparable experience. Incredible value.
IFMA’s World Workplace has set the pace for others to follow since 1995. Some try to imitate but cannot truly replicate the original, all-encompassing learning and networking event for FM and the wider built environment.
Gather sought-after practices, breakthrough ideas and supersmart tools to help you adapt, manage and master change.
Build your network across disciplines and around the world, exchanging viewpoints, outlooks, methods and experiences.
Come for the incredible conversations and information-packed sessions – stay for the 5-star restaurants, live music and world-class entertainment.
2022 Conference Theme: Take Center Stage
In the workplace arena, you want to be sure your performance gets a standing ovation. As the curtain lifts on FM’s shift from purely operational to indispensably strategic, there’s no business like know business. This year’s marquee FM event in Music City will prepare you to take center stage in making the spaces you manage your tour de force.
What to Expect at World Workplace
50+ product/service categories
2 outstanding keynotes
4 amazing facility tours
2 facility field trips
Unlimited networking opportunities
World Workplace Featured Education Sessions
Case studies, panel discussions, lessons learned, goalsetting, and strategic planning tools built around three program pillars: Human Factors, O&M, and Sustainability
I Can’t Hear You! Effective Communication in a World Full of Noise
Speakers: Trudy Blight, IFMA Fellow, CFM, FMP, SFP, PMP, BID, NCIDQ, LCM;
Kathleen Lausman, MBA, BES
Facility Information & Technology Management
Reimagining Buildings With AI and Digital Technologies
Speaker: Sudhi Sinha
Finance & Business
Using Your Capital Wisely: What Every FM Should Know About Operational and Capital Planning
Speakers: John Edwards, PE, CFM, FMP; Christopher Hodges, IFMA Fellow, PE, CFM, FMP
Leadership & Strategy
Leadership Lessons: From Iraq’s Battlefields to America's Largest Facilities
Speakers: Jeffrey Jones, PMP, MBA, 6 Sigma MBB; Bryan Gray
Occupancy & Human Factors
Designing for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Steps to Creating Workplace Inclusion
Speakers: Kay Sargent, FASID, FIIDA, CID, LEED® AP, MCR/w, WELL AP;
Micki Washington, AIA, NCARB, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED AP
Operations & Maintenance
Advanced Surveying: Technologies and Building Information Modeling for Asset and Facility Management
Speaker: David Headrick
From Design to Construction: Successful Transition to Sustainable Operations
Speaker: John Rimer, CFM
World Workplace Featured Activities
A well-composed career plan – select from IFMA’s Real Estate, O&M, Finance & Business, Sustainability, Leadership & Strategy, and ProjectManagement courses and/or the CFM®
Exam Prep Workshop.
Expo Grand Opening
Music to the ear – The best in the business of FM support demonstrate tools, toys and tech to help you optimize your spaces; plus, daily prizes, Headshot Lounge, Education Arenas and more.
In perfect harmony – Jason Aldean’s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar and Luke’s 32 Bridge in the heart of Broadway host a Hoppin’ Honky Tonk party with live music, food and drink.
IFMA Foundation Event
Walk the line – Enjoy drinks, savory appetizers, line dancing and auction bidding under the stars of Nashville in the majestic Country Music Hall of Fame, all to
help make FM a career of choice.
IFMA’s Awards of Excellence
Glimpse FM masterworks – Celebrate colleagues, components and companies being honored for incredible achievements in the industry and association.
NEW! Explore FM
The FM profession is dynamic and constantly evolving as innovations are introduced to the industry. Explore FM brings together IFMA’s industry partners, councils and communities to share insights and growth opportunities you can apply to your career.