About Us

The Upstate SC Chapter of the International Facility Management Association is one of 127 IFMA chapters around the world.  IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognize international association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 22,655 members in 78 countries.

The association's members:

  • -Include 127 chapters and 16 industry councils worldwide

  • -Manage more than 37 billion sq feet of property

  • -Annually purchase more than US$100 billion in products and services

Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies facility managers, conducts research, provides educational programs, recognizes facility management certification programs and produces World Workplace, the world's largest facility management conference and exposition.

Our chapter serves the upstate of SC, northeast GA and western NC.  Our chapter membership includes facility professionals from the many different and diverse industries that make up this area.  We provide many opportunities for professional and personal development through regular educational meetings, networking, social functions, building tours and community activities. 

Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month in various locations around the upstate of SC during the lunch hour.  Check our Upcoming Events calendar for speaker and meeting details.    Building tours and social events may also be found on our calendar.  Recent tours have included Tindall Concrete, Furman's Shi Center for Sustainability, BMW, Hubbell Lighting, CU-ICAR.