Total immersion in the workplace

IFMA’s World Workplace is a hands-on, interactive learning and networking event for professionals who support all aspects of the work environment.

Together, we find solutions to common facility challenges. Together, we set trends in creating and sustaining livable, lucrative, leading-edge spaces. We Collaborate to Innovate, creating opportunities for ourselves, our profession, our employers and our world. More »

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Our needs. Our interests. Our conference.



Every World Workplace experience is unique. We each get out of it what we put in; which is why together, we get so much more.

  • Facility Tours: See FM innovation in action
  • Deeper Dive Sessions: Discuss an FM issue or trend in depth
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As a professional community, our best resource is each other. We’re made stronger by the knowledge and inspiration of our colleagues.

  • Education: Our concerns, our goals, our future
  • Networking: Our peers, our friends, our community
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Everyone arrives here in search of something: a best practice, a problem solved, a mentor, a method or a break from routine.

  • The Expo: Relieve facility hiccups & headaches
  • Solution Arenas: Tips for practical product application
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Schedule at a Glance

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October 6

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Deeper Dive Sessions

    Come away with deeper knowledge and a more insightful perspective on trending topics that impact your career, your facilities, and the people and business you support.

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Facility Tours

    Come see some of the city’s most unique facilities that will provide a behind the scenes FM aspect.

  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm House of Delegates

    The House of Delegates provides a forum for representatives to interact with the Association's Board of Directors and staff regarding strategic initiatives of IFMA.

October 7

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am Opening Keynote

    Come and kick-off World Workplace with our special Keynote!

  • 11:30 am - 4:30 pm Expo Floor

    Relieve your facility headaches. Discover exhibitors with practical information for real-world facility problems.

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Welcome Reception

    Join your friends for IFMA’s most famous and talked about party — where the drinks, food and dance moves flow like no other!

October 8

  • 8:00 am - 5:15 pm Education Sessions

    Education is the cornerstone of IFMA’s World Workplace. Each session is hand-selected by a committee of subject matter experts and knowledgeable practitioners to ensure the value and relevance of the content presented.

  • 10:30 am - 3:00 pm Expo Floor

    See hundreds of facility solutions, collect information and make valuable connections.

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Scholarship Presentation

    Come cheer on the future of FM as scholarships are awarded to students aspiring to be Facility Management professionals.

October 9

  • 8:00 am - 12:45 pm Education Sessions

    Education is the cornerstone of IFMA’s World Workplace. Each session is hand-selected by a committee of subject matter experts and knowledgeable practitioners to ensure the value and relevance of the content presented.

  • 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Closing Keynote

    Join us in closing this year’s World Workplace!

  • 6:30 pm - 11:00pm Awards of Excellence

    Join us as we recognize your peers for their outstanding achievements in FM.

Official World Workplace Hotels

Hotel booking deadline is Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. All prices shown are in US Dollars.

  • Hyatt Regency   Available

    1 block(s) awayTrue
    650 15th St
    Denver, CO 80202

  • Marriott   Available

    4 block(s) away
    1701 California St
    Denver, CO 80202

  • Grand Hyatt   Available

    5 block(s) away
    1750 Welton St
    Denver, CO 80202

  • Hilton Garden Inn   Available

    1 block(s) away
    1400 Welton St
    Denver, CO 80202

  • Embassy Suites   Available

    1 block(s) away
    1420 Stout St
    Denver, CO 80202

  • Sheraton   Available

    5 block(s) away
    1550 Court Place
    Denver, CO 80202

  • Curtis DoubleTree   Available

    3 block(s) away
    1405 Curtis St
    Denver, CO 80202

  • Colorado Convention Center
  • Hyatt Regency
    (Headquarter Hotel)
  • Curtis DoubleTree
  • Marriott
  • Embassy Suites
  • Grand Hyatt
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Sheraton


Collaboration among colleagues for communal problem-solving; between connected services to achieve shared outcomes; and among co-workers who demand a higher level of engagement is key to FM's position as a strategic partner and organizational leader. Let's get together and talk about workplace innovation and FM strategy.

More information about the education session line up and speakers coming soon.

Fall Symposium course registration will be available soon.


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FMs have to be prepared for anything. If your product or service can equip us to handle facility snags, jams or nitty-gritties, then you need to be at World Workplace.

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