EuroFM is the European FM platform organization that brings educators, researchers and practitioners in the field of Facility Management together. EuroFM as the FM network association has its members now situated in more then 30 different countries from research institutes to universities, service providers and national FM related associations.
The aim is to bring forward the FM profession and to come to a better mutual understanding by learning and sharing FM knowledge. The association focuses on:
- Promoting FM across Europe
- Adding value to our members
- Financial Stability
- Dissemination of knowledge and information
- To facilitate networking opportunities to share best practice
IFMA Switzerland is member of EuroFM. EuroFM harbours different types of membership, namely: Research, Education, Practice and Corporates. EuroFM projects and activities are initiated by four groups:
- the Practice Network Group;
- the Education Network Group;
- the Research Network Group;
- the Corporate Associates Group;
These groups form the core of EuroFM. The EuroFM members are involved in an open exchange of information and experience through meetings, seminars and workshops, through collaboration in research projects, sometimes funded by EC, and through the development of joint educational programmes. Proceedings of these activities are disseminated through the association via the EuroFM website, an annual conference, EuroFM meetings hosted by members and through newsletters, research papers and publications.
The General Members Meeting (GMM) represents the highest body in the organization. The GMM appoints the board by periodical elections. Susanna Caravatti-Felchlin is the Ambassador for Switzerland and represent IFMA Switzerland at the EuroFM GMM an in general.