FMA offers a range of benefits that deliver real value to our members, including the opportunity to actively engage in industry representation, access to member only information and research, as well as great discounts on state and National events.
Our members are the heart of the Association. By providing a platform that supports them in growing their personal learnings, careers, networks and businesses, together we are raising the profile of the industry and playing an important part in the future direction and prosperity of facilities management in Australia and globally.
Regular lunch and breakfast seminars as well as half and full-day workshops, are run by FMA state branches throughout the year. These informative events are presented by expert speakers on topics of interest while providing a local focus on important issues affecting the industry. They offer timely information and learnings FMs can apply in their facility, case studies, Q&As and time for making new contacts and networking.
Getting together with your colleagues at FMA golf days, a site visit or while celebrating major events such as the Melbourne Cup, or the first whistle of the season, provide great opportunities to connect with other industry professionals, generate business leads and catch up on industry news in relaxed and fun surroundings.
ideaction, the National Facilities Managment Conference, and the FM Industry Awards for Excellence, are two signature events on the FM calendar. Both provide insight, inspiration and the opportunity to learn about and celebrate the industry and its many achievements. Members recieve substantial discounts to attend both, while those who enter the FM Awards are also eligiable to enter the Global FM Awards for a shot a global recognition.
Covering specific topics of learning, PD sessions are developed in conjunction with industry experts to explore the technical, strategic and compliance implications that a change in government regulation or a new technology may create.
FMA members have the opportunity to actively participate in the strategic direction of the Association and the industry. Branch Committees, Portfolio Groups, Divisions, the Policy Advisory Group and the opporutnity to repesent the FMA on external govermment and industry related committees all play an important role in setting the internal and advocacy agenda for the future of the industry.
The official magazine for facilities management, produced by the industry, for the industry. With regular industry topics and targeted features, each edition of Facility Perspectives showcases informed articles provided by experts in a range of industries. Members recieve an annual subscription.
Keep up to date with what is happening in FM, both locally and nationally. Regular e-newletters will keep you informed about events, offer opporutnities to engage with wider industry activities and research projects, and keep you posted on the latest in advocacy, policy and industry news.
Have your say in the future direction of the industry. FMA regularly surveys members and the wider industry for important information profiling where the facilities management is today and where it is heading. Surveys contribute to the deepening of industry knowledge, help to establish benchmarks and highlights future trends. Findings are made available to members for free or at discounted prices.
A range of publications, including regular additions to the Good Practice Guide series are developed by the FMA in conjunction with industry partners. All publications are independently developed and reviewed and are made available to members for free or at discounted prices.
Members have exclusive access to a range of information and research as well as discounted prices on publications, events and merchandise through the FMA members portal on the website.
FMA is a founding member of Global FM, an international alliance of member based facility management associations. Global FM provides a conduit for Australian FMs to be heard on the world stage and provides the opportunity to promote the exchange of information, ideas and learnings. FMA can also invite members who have nominated for our National Awards to enter the Global FM Awards and the chance for international recognition.
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